Hero’s welcome for WBA champ Allen

City Mayor Ubraj Narine presents boxing champion Lennox ‘2 Sharp’ Allen with a commemorative token from the Mayor and City Council. (Terrence Thompson Photo)

Guyana rolled out the red carpet for newly crowned World Boxing Association (WBA) Gold super middleweight champion Lennox ‘2 Sharp’ Allen upon his return yesterday.

High-ranking officials as well as a number of fans paid homage as the 33-year-old Brooklyn, New York-based boxer flew in six days after a convincing 10-round unanimous victory over Derrick ‘Take it to the Bank’ Webster (28-2, 14 KOs) last Friday at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota.

Looking sharp in a crisp shirt, fedora and jeans, Allen (22-0-1, 14 KOs), in the presence of Georgetown Mayor Ubraj Narine, told those gathered at City Hall that he was “thankful for those that came out to show love.”….

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