Boxing: Basi boys are bang in form

AS USUAL, the Basi boys were in form when Fairbairn staged their latest show at East Ham Working Men s Club on Friday, with a 10-bout bill to entertain the fans.

AS USUAL, the Basi boys were in form when Fairbairn staged their latest show at East Ham Working Men's Club on Friday, with a 10-bout bill to entertain the fans.

Jak Basi took early control of his clash with Frankie Barratt (Hooks BC), slamming home the effective attacks on his way to a points win.

Kam Singh Basi outpointed Jimmy McDonagh (Hooks BC) for another convincing win for the host club.

Abrahim Kamaly did not need the help of the judges as he halted Cain Bradley (Big T ABC), forcing a second-round stoppage after landing combination attacks.


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Brian Mathews also defeated a Big T rival, Alvin Kidega, as the Fairbairn hope boxed well and looked a very good prospect for the future.

Musa Hassan and Ahmed Hasseeb both impressed as they clinched their points victories against Bradley Phillips and Henry Tung from Bath University.

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However, there were disappointments for the home club as Aran Basi and Nabiel Malik both lost verdicts to Bernie Ward and Rayan Khan respectively from Poplar's Lansbury BC in very good, close contests.

MEANWHILE, NEWHAM BC look set to provide top class senior and junior contests when they stage another tournament at the East Ham Working Men's Club on Friday night.

The club's star juniors will be on parade against visiting club opposition, while Newham neighbours, Peacock BC, line up their senior prospects for contests on the show.

The action starts at 7.30, with tickets available on the door.

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