Glenroy Smith shone the brightest of all the up and coming stars of the fistic sport and lifted the best boxer award of this year’s two-night Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) novices championships.
At the open air event which concluded Saturday night at East Ruimveldt Community Centre ground, the Essequibo Boxing Gym product stopped Mervin Rawlins (GDF) in the first round of their 75kg bout to cement his status as the best boxer of the championship.
Smith’s TKO victory against Rawlins, came after he won two fights on the opening night of competition on Friday.
On the distaff side, Taseka Howard of the Forgotten Youth Foundation (FYF) Gym won the female best boxer after defeating Tanesha Dorway (GDF) on points in their match up.
Republican (REP) won the Best Gym award while the Guyana Defence Force placed second.
Quick Results of Saturday Night’s Card
Theo Bumbury (FYF) vs Calvin Barry (NOC) – Barry won via TKO round one
Shaquancy Wright (Esse) won via unanimous decision vs Shemar Bumbury (FYF)
Shaquille Simon (PRBG) vs Kevin Allicock (HE)-Allicock won via unanimous decision
110-114 pounds junior winner Christopher Moore
Jonathan Hunte (FYF) vs Shane Skeete (HE) won via split decision
Samuel Forde (NOC) vs Colin Hinds (PRBG) won via split decision
Andrew Newton (NOC) won via unanimous decision vs Joel Bess (NOC)
Akeem Mounter (Esse) vs Stephan Smith (FYF) won via unanimous decision
Junior Henry (FYF) vs Tefon Green (HE) won via split decision
Javaad Richards (HE) vs Dewani Lampkin (FYF) won via unanimous decision
Andel Douglas (GDF) won by TKO in round one vs Ravindra Bissoondialaw (REP)
Dequan Kawall (REP) won via TKO round one vs Richard Gordon (REP)
Delon Naitiram (REP) vs Stephan Andrews (REP)-Andrews won via TKO round two
Stephan Julian (REP) vs Junior De Silva (REP)-De Silva won by TKO in round two
Tanesha Dorway (GDF) won via TKO in round three vs Taseka Howard (FYF)
Kemo Bernard (FYF) vs Klaus Daniels (REP)-Daniels won by TKO in round three
Clifton Graham (REP) won by TKO in round one vs Desmond Blair (GDF)
Quee Brotherson (GDF) vs Delon Gordon (REP)-Gordon won by TKO in round three
Akeem August (FYF) won via unanimous decision vs Kevin DeFreitas (FYF)
John Campayne (REP) vs Eon Fraser (REP)-Fraser won by TKO in round one. (Emmerson Campbell)