Cayman Boxers medal at Celtic Box Cup

Caymanian boxers Brandy Barnes and Hepseba Angel both competed at the Celtic Cup in Ireland over the past weekend. First up was Barnes, 25, fighting in the Elite category against southpaw Chantelle Robinson. That fight ended in a loss for the Cayman fighter. Barnes, a former Caribbean Champion next bout came in the 48kg SeniorContinue reading “Cayman Boxers medal at Celtic Box Cup”

Manny Pacquiao retires from boxing

Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao has announced his retirement from the sport.  The eight weight division boxer who held 12 world championships across four decades, took twitter on Tuesday to make the announcement, thanking his fans for their support over the years. “To the greatest fans and the greatest sport in the world, thank you,” PacquiaoContinue reading “Manny Pacquiao retires from boxing”

Liam Brereton named CIBA’s development manager

The Cayman Islands’ Boxing Association (CIBA) has this week announced the arrival of new Boxing Development Manager, Liam ‘Morley’ Brereton, from Ireland. Brereton who comes from a long line of boxing enthusiasts, joins CIBA from Edenderry, Ireland, where he transformed a small-town boxing club into one of the best in the world for female boxers;Continue reading “Liam Brereton named CIBA’s development manager”

Charles Whittaker involved in a heated altercation with CIBA staff

Caymanian pro boxer Charles “The Killa” Whittaker” remains in police custody on suspicion of causing fear or provocation of violence, damage to property and for resisting arrest following an altercation with CIBA’s Operation Manager Tracey Seymour Tuesday afternoon.

Cayman National Boxer talks weight loss

Cayman’s undefeated national boxer Jaden Eccleston, 22, has dropped over 50 pounds since his amateur debut in July of 2019 where he fought as a Heavyweight. His training partner Christopher Hurlston, 19, also shares a similar cut, losing over 60 pounds within a year’s time. “It’s been a good journey,” Eccleston told Cay 03 Sports.Continue reading “Cayman National Boxer talks weight loss”

Boxing clinic prompts Trumpet’s search for Brac talent

19 Cayman Brac residents received a free boxing training session earlier this month at the Aston Rutty Civic Centre. The event was the final boxing clinic put on by the Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA) for 2020. The Brac has produced promising athletes over the years in several sports such as track and field, football,Continue reading “Boxing clinic prompts Trumpet’s search for Brac talent”

Boxing events to punch in soon

Regulations to allow contact sports resumed Sunday (July 19) as the Cayman Islands government continues to ease COVID-19 restrictions. The government listed it’s new regulations on exploregov.ky stating, “Up to 50 spectators may attend sporting events. However, they must maintain a distance of three feet from every other person who is not a member ofContinue reading “Boxing events to punch in soon”