Guyana recaptures Caribbean boxing crown

- Keevin Allicock is best boxer

Prized pugilist, Keevin Allicock in blue (bantamweight champion) was the fighter that took home the individual overall best boxer award. Here he is landing a straight right hand to the face of his opponent, Ajayi Jones of Barbados. (Emmerson Campbell photo)

The largest crowd for an amateur boxing event in recent memory showed up at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall last night to witness the finale of the Caribbean Boxing Championships and the local pugilists did not disappoint.

From the gloves of  several gold medal performances, Team Guyana regained the coveted country trophy for the fourth annual fixture which was birthed in the 592.

Guyana finished atop the medal table with 10 gold medals following the conclusion of the four-night championships which was previously held in Barbados and St Lucia. Trinidad finished with four gold medals while Barbados, Guadeloupe, St Lucia and St Maarten finished with one apiece.

Guyana led by individual overall best boxer, Keevin Allicock finished atop the medal table with 10 gold medals following the conclusion of the four-night championships last night.(Emmerson Campbell photo)

While Guyana boxed its way to the team honours, prize pugilist, Keevin Allicock (bantamweight champion) was the fighter who took home the individual overall best boxer award.

Full fight details below. The asterisk denotes the winner.

Novice Light Heavyweight 

Aston Niles* (Guyana) vs Delroy Charles (Dominica)

Women’s Light Fly 

Joanne Williams (Guyana) vs Brandy Barnes* (Cayman Islands)

Novice Welterweight

Quincy Boyce* (Guyana) vs Shemar Bertram (St Maarten)

Novice Super Heavyweight 

Emmerson Farley (Guyana) vs Tyrone St Clair* (Trinidad)

Youth Women Light Flyweight

Janasia McAlmont (Guyana) vs Faith Ramnauth (Trinidad)

Youth Women Jr Featherweight 

Aleisha Jackman* (Guyana) vs Corrie Mapp (Grenada)

Women Light Welterweight

Abiola Jackman* (Guyana) vs Sharika Elias (Trinidad)

Women’s Lightweight 

Akeela Lamazon (Guyana) vs Tiana Guy (Trinidad) (Fight was not held)

Lightweight 

Jamal Eastman* (Guyana) vs Jessie Beckles (Trinidad) 

Heavyweight

Aubrey Headley (Guyana) vs Andrew Fermin* (Trinidad)

Light Welterweight 

Michael Alexander* (Trinidad) vs Justin Edwards (Barbados) 

Welterweight 

Jamal Edmund (Barbados) vs Lyndel Marcelin* (St Lucia)

Super Heavyweight

Shamar Mingo (Guyana) vs Nigel Paul* (Trinidad) 

Light Heavyweight

Mark Pierre* (Guyana) vs Deion Pruitt (USVI)

Middleweight 

Desmond Amsterdam* (Guyana) vs Arthur Langlier (St Lucia)

Bantamweight 

Keevin Allicock* (Guyana) vs Ajayi Jones (Barbados) 

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