JABA National finalist Josh PritchardHeart of Portsmouth’s Boxing Academy boxer Josh Pritchard put in a performance of a lifetime against one of the top boxers in the country, Jack Daniels (Kellys ABC) Leeds.

The bout was fought at a blistering and ferocious pace with both boxers unloading with fast and accurate combination punches.

The first round the score was 6 point to 5 to Daniels. After the second round both boxers were even with 9 points a piece.

The third round was non stop action, both boxers giving their all, after a nervous wait the decision went in favor of Daniels 15 points to 14 points.

“Q” said this has been a great experience for Josh Pritchard, he has lifted his game, Pritchard has proved he is now at the top level and can mix it with any boxer in the country in his division. Pritchard put in a performance of a lifetime and all at HOP are very proud of him.

He boxed to instructions and shocked the amateur boxing circles by taking one of the countries top youth boxers to the edge, both the England Coaches who were present at the tournament were very impressed with Josh Pritchard and the way he dealt with the whole occasion. England at top level will see a lot more of Josh Pritchard, as he has made his mark and sounded out a firm warning of whom he is and what he is about.

Pritchard can be very proud of the way he has performed on centre stage in front of the top clubs/coaches in the country. Pritchard represented Portsmouth, Hampshire, and Southern Counties at the highest level. He is another great role model for the City of Portsmouth for young people to look up to. His success has come from his dedication and commitment and dogged determination to succeed. This is a great recipe for a talented sportsman.

Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy is now busy preparing for there local boxing show on Saturday 4th June 2011 at the Mountbatten Centre where they will be show casing there local boxers: Boxing commences at 1pm. Meanwhile the H.O.P female team is being prepared for there National female championship on Saturday 11th June 2011, in Knottingham. Female Boxers in the National Final are: Ebony Jones, Tilly Evans, Ashleigh Pond, Georgie Scotney and Tasha Cole.