Middlesbrough Herald & Post

Holly set to fight for England!

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HOLLY Underwood is a Kickboxing World Champion who started training when she was eight with MAX Training Academy five days a week.

She gained her black belt at the age of 11 and in May 2017 completed her 2nd Dan with an A Star.

She holds titles in the European Championsh­ips 2015 and 2016, moving on to compete in the

English champion 2016 gaining her place on the England team which had taken her to fight for the World Championsh­ip 2016, in Portugal, where she received two golds, one silver and one bronze medals.

Keeping her place on the England team 2017 she again will go to Portugal in October to compete in the World Championsh­ip 2017.

Holly has received £200 from The Beechwood and Easterside Club to help fund her to get to Portugal.

Holly said: “I am greatfull for everyone who has helped me along the way, to help me get to Portugal. Especially MAX Training!”

 ?? REBECCA THOMAS ?? Holly Underwood receiving a cheque at the Beechwood and Easterside club
REBECCA THOMAS Holly Underwood receiving a cheque at the Beechwood and Easterside club

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