Hat-trick of wins for the Roche boys

Nicky Perry was named the fighter of the night

Nicky Perry was named the fighter of the night

First published in Sport

Roche Boxing Club kept up their winning ways on shows across the country.

Joe Shaw underlined his talents were he beat hot prospect Tom Hessin of braunstone abc, leicester on his own patch to maintain his unbeaten record.

Hessin, who reached the National Junior Finals last year, had no answer to the punching power of Shaw who won every round on all the judges score cards.

Nick Perry was next up to silence the home crowd and he did it with style – giving his opponent two standing counts on his way to victory.

It was a performances that earned him the fighter of the night award.

And Owen thomasmade it a hat-trick of wins for the Roche club when he beat the big punching Marvin Usher of Nottingham in a split decision.

n Roche Boxing Club will be holding a show at Byerden House, Colne Road, Burnley on Friday, May 2. Tickets are priced £10 and for more details contact Brian Roche on 07749 903771.

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