Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Smithy Brings The Fights Three Taking Place on March 8

Well known Townsville trainer and long time boxing affiliate, John ‘Swifty’ Gregory, a former Australian champion, is confident his boys from the north can get the job done come Friday night. Gregory said, “Fight Firm lads are fighting fit and ready to rumble, don't think for one minute the local boys are having an easy night, it’s been emotional and we are raring to get on that plane and shake this town up.”

Gregorie’s troopes will take part on ‘Smithy brings the big fights 3’ at Rumours International on March 8.  Both Townsville products, Derreck Webber and Jay Thompson (pictured right), will be taking on two of Toowoomba’s hottest new prospects in Will Young and Kris George.

George, who is trained by Craig Monagle from the trading blows boxing gym in Toowoomba, is confident he can keep the recent run of good form going this Friday night. Having two fights for two knockout wins at the end of 2012, this will be George’s third professional bout and he is beaming with confidence. “I’m feeling ready for Friday; I’ve done the right training in preparation for the fight. I’m expecting a tough 4 rounder, but I’m hoping to finish it early.”

His trainer, Craig Monagle said, “Kris has been sparring some great fighters and I’ve got him in the best shape he’s been in for a long time”. 
 Meanwhile his opponent Jay Thompson said he had no comment for George and is going to let his hands do the talking come Friday night.
In the other Townsville v Toowoomba match up, Will Young is coming off a tough 2012, where he lost two very close bouts and broke his hand in a war with Kyle Tear. Young, who changed camps late last year to train with 3 x World champion trainer, Brendon Smith, said “I’m the fittest I’ve ever been in my life, I’m hungrier than ever and this time, I’m making sure there will be no judges, this isn’t going the distance.”
Smith added, “We are up against a southpaw, we know Derrick is a good fighter, he is definitely fit and we are ready for whatever he brings. I know ‘Swifty’ well and there is no way he’d bring boys that aren’t in good order.”
These fights are part of ‘Smithy brings the big fights 3’, March 8 Rumours International.
AMATEUR
6.30  Gavan Hornery v Guy Rayfield
6.40 Ben Whitaker v Josh King
6.50 James Katz v Mathew Stiptevic
7.00 Sam Williams v Allan Nicholson
7.10 Brandon Spain v Henry Tolton
7.20 Steve Spark v Jacob Ng
PRO
7.40 Darren Askew v Mike Reid
8.00 Josh Webb v Dale Ryan
8.20 Will Young v Dereck Webber
8.40 Kris George v Jay Thompson
9.00 Tressa Lindenberg v Vicky Gilbert
MAIN EVENT
9.40 Braydon Smith v Shogo Sakai
Tickets are $75 for ringside and $45 for general and are selling fast at Smithy’s Gym and the Hotel Norville in Toowoomba. Don’t forget the pre fight drinks and after fight party at the Hotel Norville.

Tags: Amateur Boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ColWallace on 03-04-2013

Gee mate I dunno... Brendan Smith in cahoots with a bloke named 'Swifty'... This spells trouble. And a long way removed from MGM Grand Katsidis vs Marquez...

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Magdaleno's Manager: WBO Has Yet To Order Juarez Mandatory Frank Warren: WBC on Verge of Heading Down Dangerous Road David Carmona Overweight, Jose Martinez Refuses To Fight Parker vs. Fury: Mickey Ellison is Added To The Card Mayweather's Ex Goes After McGregor Over Domestic Violence Jab Mayweather-McGregor: How Miseducation Of Boxing Led To Odd Betting Line Jake Ball is "Buzzing" For English Title Eliminator Sanchez: Funny How GGG Goes 12 and Then Canelo Wants Him Carl Frampton: This is My City, I'm The Boss, I Won't Let Him Win! Zou Shiming and the Flyweight Remains McGregor in 2 USADA Testing Pools as Mayweather Bout Nears Adrien Broner: After Saturday, Let's See Who's on The P4P List! Jarrell Miller: I'll KO Washington, I Want Deontay Wilder Next! Jimi Manuwa Believes Cross-Sport Bout With David Haye Happens Oscar Valdez, Top Rank Working Out Details of Sept. 22 Return Video: Jarrell Miller, Gerald Washington Confrontation at Presser Golovkin's Coach Laughs at Talk of Canelo Being a Big Puncher Video: Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia Final Press Conference Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Could Be on PPV in United States Video: Mikey Garcia Talks "Donkey Kong" Photo, More Video: Jermall Charlo on Golovkin-Canelo, Broner, Wilder-Joshua Broner: Garcia Quit Against Salido; I Can Make Him Quit, Too Video: Adrien Broner Sounds Off on Mikey Garcia Fight! Ray Beltran; The Plan is To Knock Bryan Vasquez Out! Photos: Jermall Charlo, Jorge Sebastian Heiland - Go Face To Face Photos: Jarrell Miller, Gerald Washington - Very Tense Face To Face Photos: Adrien Broner, Mikey Garcia - Face To Face at Final Presser Nathan Cleverly vs. Dmitry Bivol is Ordered By The WBA Photos: Ray Beltran is Grinding Hard For Bryan Vasquez Clash Nathan Gorman Inks Deal With Frank Warren, BoxNation Jorge Linares vs. Luke Campbell Finalized - September 23, HBO Frank Warren Still Expects Tyson Fury To Return, Regain Titles Carlos Adames Drops, Decisions Carlos Molina in WBA Clash Daniel Dubois vs. AJ Carter For The Vacant Southern Area Title LIVE Stream: Adrien Broner-Mikey Garcia - Final Press Conference Efe Ajagba, Efetobor Apochi Ink Pacts With Ringstar Sports Photos: Carl Frampton, Andres Gutierrez - Final Press Conference Domonique Dolton Now Trained By Banks, Back on Shields-Adler Photos: Zou Shiming, Sho Kimura Make Weight For Battle Warren Says "Six Figure Sum" Offered To Buglioni To Fight Yarde
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement