Posts containing the tag Jimmy Bromfield

Jak Boxing & Freaks Of The Ring Promotions Proudly Presents JUMPING JACKS

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Jumping Jacks at Neath Sport Centre The Racing Horse has been mightily impressed with the work coming out of John Kaighin’s Boxing Gym in Manselton, Swansea. We had previously travelled with the team to Bristol but after a year on the road with his boxers Kaighin (Jak Boxing), staged a home meeting in association … Continue reading

Kaighin

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JAKFitness & Boxing Gym Moving Forward We were delighted to be invited by JAKFitness & Boxing Gym to travel to Bristol with three Swansea boxers and witness the fine work coming out of the Manselton Gym. The boxers included the experienced amateur Jamie Paton who was a former Light-Welterweight Welsh Finalist, the Rome-born Romanian … Continue reading

British Light Welterweight title: Jenkins v Nurse

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British Light Welterweight Title (April 2015) The vacant British Light Welterweight Title (12 x 3) had promised genuine combat between Scottish veteran Willie Limond (2 February 1979) and Welsh Chris Jenkins (14 August 1988) at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on 11th April 2015, live on Sky Sports. However, Limond has since cried … Continue reading

Chris Jenkins en route!

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Boxing has a rich heritage in South Wales and a breeding ground for boxing champions and this golden conveyor belt is about to produce another. Chris Jenkins (24), who hails from Maes Yr Hendre in Garnant under the guidance of trainer Ronnie Morris, is climbing the light-welterweight rankings in a manner most thrilling! Has … Continue reading

Hard yards comes before the glory!

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Despite treacherous driving conditions through very deep snow we were committed to travelling deep into the heart of the Rhymny Valley to Gelligaer which lies 6 miles north west of Caerphilly. Accompanied by the legendary Welsh boxing trainer Jimmy Bromfield (pictured right) and Sports Therapist Jo Bromfield it was some trek. Once there we visited … Continue reading

Tobias Webb now thriving…

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Warren’s propensity to lose fighters… Frank Warren’s propensity to lose fighters from his stable confirms the derision in which he is held. A mixture of cold fish indifference and financial skulduggery are just two perceived reasons put forward by boxing fans as to the cause. One can safely assume this is something that does … Continue reading

Swansea Boxers (1916 to 2010).

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On Friday 7th October 2011 and in the company of the most famous Swansea boxing trainer Jimmy Bromfield I was privileged to attend a book launch written by Jeff Burns called ‘Swansea Boxers 1916 to 2010.’ The book launch was in Swansea at the Railmen’s Club, Wind Street. More than 120 people, including boxers, … Continue reading