Posts containing the tag Swansea Boxers


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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

50th Anniversary of Swansea Boxer’s Gallant Effort to win World Welterweight Title by Jeff Burns

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On the 24th September 1964 the British and Commonwealth (then Empire) welterweight champion Brian Curvis was to challenge Emile Griffith for the welterweight championship of the World on a Jack Solomon’s promotion at the Empire Pool, Wembley. Packed with a capacity crowd of 10,000 boxing enthusiasts, a large number of which had travelled up … 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 titled ‘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