First bout of the event was the very gutsy Elias Cole (H.O.P/ SCABA) v Sam Elvins (WCABA/ Barton Hill ABC). Both boxers got off to a fast start from the bell.
George Stead (Southern Counties/ H.O.P) v Ashley Kitchen (WCABA/ Barton Hill) again was very tough bout and evenly matched.
Female Boxers Paris Dunford (SCABA/ Gosport ABC) v Adelaide Barker (Western Counties/ Downend) proved to be another close affair with both boxers landing plenty of punches and giving there all.
George Beeton (SCABA/Gloves on ABC) did not stop punching to win a points decision over the rugged Richard Cozzolino (WCABA/ Barton Hill)
Connor Landymore (SCABA/ Gloves on ABC) took on Cain Rolfe (WCABA/ Downend) Rolfe won on a point’s decision.
George Crawt (SCABA/ Guildford ABC) did very well against the very experienced Pawel Augustynik (WCABA/ Taunton). Augustynik won on a point’s decision.
Last year CYP Finalist Joshua Pritchard (SCABA/ Moneyfields) won on a point’s decision against Marcus Hodgkinson (WCABA/ Launceston).
An all action Open Class bout between Joshua Kennedy (SCABA/ Folkstone ABC) and Chris Adaway (WCABA/ Mayflower ABC) was well appreciated by the crowd.
An entertaining bout between Harvey Blair (SCABA/ Gosport ABC) and Jake Killem (WCABA/ Exeter ABC).
Matthew Hastings (SCABA/ Folkestone) boxed Callum Harper (WCABA / Watchet ABC) also three good rounds of boxing.
With the score at 5 bouts each to each region, the final bout was the decider. Mateusz Ziolkowski (SCABA/ H.O.P) v Aaron Edwards (WCABA/ Tiverton ABC) Both boxers gave their all for there team, a non stop action packed bout drew warm applause from the crowd as the Southern Counties boxer won on a points decision. Leaving the very fairly matched event at 6-5 to Southern Counties.
Southern Counties Secretary Shaun MacDonald was delighted with the event and commented; “it is good to see the boxers out early in the season, we will look to have the return match before Christmas. I would like to thank H.O.P Boxing Academy for hosting and organizing the event and Western Counties Regional Coach Kev Hay and ABA Advanced Coach “Q” Shillingford for matching a superb 11 bout boxing bill”.