Youth triumphs over experience in Pro Am card
– Azore outboxes Austin
By Emmerson Campbell
Once again the fountain of youth prevailed over the wealth of experience.
In front of a small but boisterous crowd at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Friday night, young and upcoming pugilists, Kishawn Simon, Gladwin Dorway and Richard Williamson highlighted the staging of the 25th edition of the Fight Night Pro Am card with scintillating knock out wins over their older opponents.
The three products of Berbice proud surely made the Ancient County proud.
Guyana’s welterweight champion, Iwan ‘Pure Gold’ Azore was also victorious after he boxed his way to a hard fought unanimous victory over Mark Austin to retain his title in the card’s headliner.
Simon, 22, convincingly avenged his unanimous debut loss in July to Patrick Boston after he sent the 43-year-old journeyman crashing to the canvas with a series of head shots in the third round.