The world can wait for Young

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

KELVIN Young says he is not looking beyond Kiril Psonko, despite the prospect of a world title fight in the new year.

BOXING: McDonagh ousted in quarter-finals

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

WALCOT boxer Patrick McDonagh’s European dream ended when he bowed out at the quarter final stage of the European Youth Championships in Croatia, writes Dave Vesey.

Duking it out where it matters most is important to Watkins

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 24th October 2014

LUKE Watkins is looking forward to getting back to where it ‘matters most’ when he fights at the Oasis Leisure Centre a week on Saturday.

Farnan excited for November show

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

KELVIN'S Young’s trainer Richard Farnan is looking to forward to the By Any Means Necessary show at the Oasis Leisure Centre.

McDonagh into quarter finals of European Youth Championships

Swindon Advertiser:

8:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WALCOT boxer Patrick McDonagh advanced into the quarter finals of the European Youth Championships today with a comfortable points victory over Bulgaria’s Zdrako Popov, writes Dave Veysey.

Young Gun targets the Lithuanian Pitbull

Swindon Advertiser: Richard Farnon (right) with his champion charge Kelvin Young

11:42am Monday 20th October 2014

KELVIN Young will face Kiril Psonko in an eight-round battle at the Oasis Leisure Centre next month.

Linka will come to fight says Fitzpatrick

Swindon Advertiser: Paddy Fitzpatrick

5:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick believes that Radek Linka is the perfect opponent for Luke Watkins to face on his Swindon homecoming.

Farnan: Kelv needs to shine next month

Swindon Advertiser: Richard Farnon (right) with his champion charge Kelvin Young

5:30am Saturday 18th October 2014

RICHARD Farnan wants to see Kelvin Young face someone who can emulate IBO super-middleweight champion Donovan George’s style on November 1.

McDonagh ready for European adventure

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 17th October 2014

WALCOT boxer Patrick McDonagh dons the white vest of England this weekend when he competes in the European Youth Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, writes Dave Veysey.

Watkins gets Czech test

Swindon Advertiser:

3:38pm Thursday 16th October 2014

RADEK Linka will be the man trying to prevent Luke Watkins enjoying a successful home coming on November 1.

Young needs victory to keep George title shot on the table

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

KELVIN Young’s manager Keith Mayo has said that his IBO super-middleweight inter-continental champion cannot afford to slip up next month if he is to remain on course for a world title shot.

Hughes is a belter but he hasn’t got the strap

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

JOE Hughes may have emphatically got his hands on the Southern Area light-welterweight title last weekend – but he’ll have to wait a little while to show it off in his native Malmesbury.

Sparring with big names helps develop Quaddus

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TARIQ Quaddus says that sparring the likes of Chris Eubank Jr and Callum Smith has helped him believe he can take his career to the next level.

Watkins will take being the headline act in his stride

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick believes that Luke Watkins will take topping the ‘By Any Means Necessary’ show in his stride.

Garvey savours ring bow

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

GARVEY Kelly admits he is like a kid waiting for Christmas Day as he prepares to make his professional debut.

Ryan aiming to come back with a bang

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 13th October 2014

RYAN Martin is looking to make a statement when he returns to the ring next month.

Joe Hughes claims Southern Area light-welterweight crown

Swindon Advertiser:

10:42pm Saturday 11th October 2014

JOE Hughes is the new Southern Area light-welterweight champion after stopping his opponent in the 10th round.

Townsend in All England last eight

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 11th October 2014

HORSESHOE’S James Townsend will be competing on home soil today when he boxes in the All England ABA Senior Novices quarter-finals.

BOXING: Hughes gears up for title shot at O2

Swindon Advertiser:

4:52pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE EYES of the country’s boxing fraternity may end up transfixed on the O2 Arena on Saturday night – and Joe Hughes is relishing the challenge of attempting to take the next step in his career on one of the biggest stages in British boxing.

Paddy praises Mayo at launch

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick has paid tribute to Keith Mayo for helping to keep professional boxing alive in Swindon.

Groves to help launch Swindon show

Swindon Advertiser: George Groves lands a right hand on Carl Froch during the pair’s last fight back in November

10:01am Tuesday 7th October 2014

GEORGE Groves will be joining his two boxers, Luke Watkins and Garvey Kelly, at tonight’s official launch of Keith Mayo’s latest show.

Young and Watkins to top Mayo’s November show

Swindon Advertiser: Open Door manager Jenny Stacey, left, boxer Kelvin Young, Open Door deputy manager Pat Wining and promoter Keith Mayo with the cheque

5:30am Saturday 4th October 2014

KELVIN Young and Luke Watkins will top the bill of Keith Mayo’s latest boxing show on November 1 at the Swindon Oasis.

Horseshoe's Townsend makes final

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 4th October 2014

JAMES Townsend will join Horseshoe ABC clubmate Jack O’Reilly at tomorrow’s Western Counties Finals in Devizes.

Could Swindon get a third professional boxing show this autumn?

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick has hinted that Swindon could be set for a third professional boxing show.

Walcot’s Harris makes a winning start to his career

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Walcot boxer Bill Harris made a dream start to his boxing career when successful on his debut at the weekend, writes Dave Veysey.

Townsend and O’Reilly march through for Horseshoe

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 30th September 2014

HORSESHOE ABC boxers have galloped through the ABA senior novices’ in the Gloucestershire/Wiltshire section.

Watkins to let fast start sink in after early pro success

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 29th September 2014

LUKE Watkins says that he is going to take some time and let his successful start to the paid ranks sink in.

Watkins wins in Germany

9:46pm Saturday 27th September 2014

LUKE Watkins claimed his second victory of his professional boxing career this evening in Germany.

Duke gets back to work

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 27th September 2014

LUKE Watkins returns to the ring for his second fight as a professional in Germany tomorrow night.

‘We want Kelvin in the UK,' says champion George's manager

Swindon Advertiser: Boxer’s a hit with charity

5:30am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DONOVAN George’s manager Michael Kinsch says that they are still committed to giving Kelvin Young a shot at the world title.

Fitzpatrick’s thumbs-up for new pro

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick was pleased with how Luke Watkins handled himself in his debut professional fight at Wembley Arena.

Watkins makes winning start to pro career

Swindon Advertiser:

7:10pm Saturday 20th September 2014

LUKE Watkins made the perfect start to his professional boxing career at Wembley Arena tonight.

BOXING LIVE: Luke Watkins v David Vicena

Swindon Advertiser:

4:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves as Luke Watkins makes his professional boxing debut at Wembley Arena

Watkins feeling calm ahead his pro debut against Vicena

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

LUKE Watkins admits that he is taking a step into the unknown tonight as he make his professional boxing debut.

Box clever, Paddy tells debutant Watkins

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Friday 19th September 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick wants Luke Watkins to enjoy his Wembley Arena debut tomorrow night.

Sporting solitude fits bill for Luke

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 18th September 2014

Ahead of his pro debut this weekend, Luke Watkins tells MICHAEL REEVES why the ring lured him from the team game

Watkins to face former foe of a world champion on debut

Swindon Advertiser:

3:10pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

LUKE Watkins debut opponent has been named as David Vicena in a six-round contest.

Cox is coming home

Swindon Advertiser: Jamie Cox, right, tries to find a way through against Matiouze Royer

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

JAMIE Cox is back and will make his return at the Swindon Oasis the Advertiser can reveal.

Watkins’ pro debut has Paddy filled with pride

Swindon Advertiser: Luke Watkins

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick will be the proudest man in London on Saturday night as Luke Watkins makes his professional debut.

Young going back to the Cobra’s pit

Swindon Advertiser: BOXING LIVE: Young claims Intercontinental title

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

Kelvin Young will return to Sheffield at the end of the month to start sparring with IBF and WBA super-middleweight champion Carl Froch.

Kelv to lead Swindon's super seven

Swindon Advertiser: Open Door manager Jenny Stacey, left, boxer Kelvin Young, Open Door deputy manager Pat Wining and promoter Keith Mayo with the cheque

5:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

PENHILL’S Kelvin Young is likely to lead a line up of seven local professional fighters in Swindon on November 1.

Doors opening for Duke

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

LUKE Watkins may not have thrown a punch in anger as professional boxer, but the Swindon cruiserweight will make his second outing on a world title bill in Germany.

Grafter Bennett knows he can’t be ducked forever

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett is determined to put himself in a mandatory position to fight for the a British title after missing out on a clash with champion Ovill McKenzie.

Garvey could get hometown debut

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

GARVEY Kelly could make his professional debut in Swindon according to his trainer Paddy Fitzpatrick.

Groves puts weight behind Swindon stars

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

GEORGE Groves is hoping that his profile will help open doors for Garvey Kelly and Luke Watkins as they make their way into professional boxing.

Young on the verge of securing a world title shot

Swindon Advertiser: Open Door manager Jenny Stacey, left, boxer Kelvin Young, Open Door deputy manager Pat Wining and promoter Keith Mayo with the cheque

8:10pm Sunday 24th August 2014

KELVIN Young is on the verge of a world title shot after the new IBO super-middleweight champion Donovan George verbally agreed to the fight.

Watkins to raise money for his local community

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

LUKE Watkins and Paddy Fitzpatrick are planning to raise funds for a local community project ahead of their September 20 professional debut.

Groves 'wouldn't want to face Garvey'

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

GARVEY Kelly has been given a ringing endorsement from his manager George Groves as he prepares to turn professional this autumn.

America calling for Young

Swindon Advertiser: Open Door manager Jenny Stacey, left, boxer Kelvin Young, Open Door deputy manager Pat Wining and promoter Keith Mayo with the cheque

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

KELVIN Young will travel to America today hoping to land himself a world title shot.

Town cruiserweights Watkins and Bennett keen on showdown

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett and Luke Watkins are on course for an almighty collision in a battle of the Swindon cruiserweights.



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