Boxing

Rose in full bloom

Sakima “Mister Smooth” Mullings and the Canadian “Assassin” Phil Rose will contest the 2017 Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing final for the title of Jamaica's Ultimate Junior Middleweight Contender on July 26. Read More

Contender series semis & finals set for Mico University

Wednesday, June, 28 2017    

There will be more room for Wray & Nephew Contender fans in the final three fights of the seventh season, as organisers of the event have shifted the location for the semi-final and final matches to the grounds of The Mico University College. Read More

Davis puts out Young's light in Contender Series

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, June, 24 2017    

Veteran Team Jamaica boxer and number three seed, Tsetsi “Lights Out” Davis stunned Team Canada's number two seed Ryan Young with an imperious split decision victory to move into the semi-final stages of the Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum “Best of the Best” 2017... Read More

Tsetsi Davis looks to put the lights out on Ryan Young

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 21 2017    

Boxer Tsetsi “Lights Out” Davis has an unenviable task of giving Team Jamaica the third spot in the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Series when he faces Ryan Young, the Team Canada number two seed, in the... Read More

'Frog' Holmes leaps over Canada's Cotroni

HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 16 2017    

Richard “Frog” Holmes took a step closer to realising a lifelong dream of winning the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Series when he scored a unanimous decision win against Frank Cotroni to reach the semi-final in the Junior Middleweight contest at the Chinese... Read More

Holmes, Controni face off for place in Contender Series semis

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 14 2017    

Richard Holmes, the Team Jamaica number two-seeded boxer, will face Team Canada number four seed Frank Controni for the third semi-final spot in the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum 'Best of the Best' Contender Series, on a three-fight card at the Chinese Benevolent... Read More

Canadians Rose, Leblond clash in Contender series

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 7 2017    

Two Canadian boxers will clash for one of the three remaining places in the semi-final round of the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender boxing championship today, on a three-fight card at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium beginning at 8:30... Read More

Kesta Davis showboats to easy win

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Sunday, June, 4 2017    

Kesta Davis scored a pompous unanimous decision win against Anthony Osbourne in the feature bout of the Wray and Nephew Fight Night in the City International boxing Pro-Am six-card showdown between Jamaica and Panama at the Barbican Beach Complex last Saturday night. Read More

Mullings moves into Contender semis with split decision over Whyte

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 2 2017    

Team Jamaica's Sakima Mullings defeated Team Canada's Larone Whyte by split decision to move into the semi-finals of the Wray and Nephew White Overproof Rum Contender Boxing Series at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium on Wednesday... Read More

Mullings, Whyte kickstart Contender semi-final round

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 31 2017    

The Wray and Nephew 2017 'Best of the Best' Contender Boxing series, that pits Team Jamaica against Team Canada for a share of $3 million and the title of Jamaica's Junior Middleweight Contender, moves into its semi-final stages tonight, with the activities set to start at... Read More

Jamaica top Panama in Pro-Am boxing series

Monday, May, 29 2017    

Jamaica amateur boxing made a bold statement that it is on target for World Championship Box-Off success in another two weeks or so with a stunning but confident 3-1 win over Panama in an international friendly Pro-Am six-fight card at the Barbican Beach Complex on Saturday... Read More

Jamaica face Panama in 6-bout

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Saturday, May, 27 2017    

Wray and Nephew in association with the Jamaica Boxing Board of Control has embarked on a bold step to improve and support the boxing culture in the inner city communities and in parishes.To show intent, the associates will... Read More



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