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Westbury boxer gets another win!

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 10:03 am.

Westbury boxer Anthony Fox added to his winning tally on Saturday 21st April after beating opponent, Ryan Aston on points.

Due to the snow, Anthony’s fight in Frome on Friday 2nd March was cancelled, however full of optimism he took a late notice fight to see him face the Celtic area champion, who was ranked number 14 in the UK, in Scotland on Saturday 7th April.

However, due to his opponent failing a brain scan prior to the fight, the fight was again cancelled.

Fortunately, Anthony was given the opportunity to add to his winning tally on Saturday 21st April against, Ryan Aston, an amateur boxing who has fought for Great Britain, who fought with a professional record of 20-4-2. Anthony won the bout on points and put his opponent on the canvas in the final round.

“This is the biggest win of my career,” said Anthony. “I thought I won every round comfortably, even though the scorecard awarded me 40-37, despite me knocking him down heavily in the last round.

“I would  like to say a big thanks to my trainer Richard Farnan, Martin Johnson my strength and conditioning coach, my brother Aaron Fox, Club24 fitness in Westbury who have done a lot for me, I would also like to thank my sponsors myphysiosupplies.com and Michelle Bateman; without financial help from them I wouldn’t be able to do this.

“If any local companies would also like to sponsor me and get on board the fox team to really help out a local athlete please don’t hesitate get in contact phone: 07526 763715

“I’ve also been approved by the British Boxing Board of Control to fight for the Southern Area Super Middleweight Title against Cello Renda, which could be happening in June. Any sponsorship will really help me to focus as much time as possible into training for this massive opportunity and any other fights that come my way.”

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