Jake tears it up against a world class fighter

Jake Willard (in the white trousers) raised the bar again at the Casino Rooms in Rochester at the weekend in only his second full-contact fight. Jake was matched against Sonny Grieves from the world-class gym, Mick Crossland’s Combat Academy. Both lads had had time off due to injuries and both were clearly wanting to win. […]

Sportsmen with grit, determination and an overwhelming will to succeed

We’ve enjoyed meeting people, talking to them and finding out their story and as part of our review of 2018 we are revisiting some great profiles of local sporting heroes. There’s Stu and Tarnya Allen who are helping put British wrestling back on the map, Ross Garnett who was taking swimming lessons in 2017 and […]

Fighting their hearts out at Battle of Kent

Last weekend Hastings Kickboxing Academy had a great day at Battle of Kent. First up was Billy-Joe who had two fights and scored two wins, he deserves a massive ‘well done’. His first fight was fantastic. Billy-Joe only has one button, he just goes in to fight with no slow, or light mode, which means […]

Victory boxers show their mettle in front of a capacity audience

It was another action packed night of boxing in Sussex Coast College last night as the fighters from Victory Boxing took to the ring to give a capacity crowd an inspiring display of courage and skill. And for one man it was a night he has been training for for almost two years, Arron Evans […]