Burnham-On-Sea boxer records memorable hard-fought win
up-and-coming young boxer from Burnham-On-Sea's Titans Boxing
Club punched his way to a well-deserved win during a hard-fought
bout in Devon at the weekend.
Stacey, pictured, was in action at Pollyfield Community Centre
in Bideford where he faced a local favourite, James Hill Perrin.
the start of the first round the more muscular, but shorter, Perrin
came racing out of his corner to meet Lewis head-on in what was
a ferocious opening encounter," the club's coach, Lisa Stacey,
despite the noise of the crowd in support of Perrin, Lewis more
than equalled his opponent's aggression and had a superior reach
advantage that enabled him to use his jab to great effect. He
followed this up with powerful right-hand shots that rocked Perrin
on more than one occasion."
second round followed in similar fashion, with both boxers exchanging
heavy shots. Going into the third and final round, Perrin started
to visibly tire and Lewis took advantage of this opportunity and
scored well with multiple combinations to get a well-deserved
points decision. The crowd showed their appreciation in what was
a very fast, entertaining bout."
Amateur Boxing Club trains on Monday and Friday evenings at the
BAY Centre in Cassis Close, Burnham-On-Sea, from 6.15pm - 7.30pm
and those who are interested in joining should contact Lisa Stacey,
ABA Coach / Secretary, on 07866 700443.