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  • Writer's pictureDexter Hastings

Keep Right On BcB Promotions

Black Country Promotions roles into Birmingham with there March show called ‘Keep Right On’ at the H-Suite Edgbaston. The show consisted of six fights with two four round three minute round fights a four round exhibition contests and three six three-minute round contests. Fighting out of the home corner in the four rounder’s you had ‘D'Animal’ Andrew Robinson and McCracken's Gym prospect Connor Goodchild. In the home for the exhibition you had the very talented Tion Gibbs who’s opponent gad pulled out the day before which has forced this fight to be deemed an exhibition. In the six rounder’s you had another McCracken’s gym fighter Jarrett Doherty, Walsall’s Lewis Morris and headlining the show you had seven without defeats Tommy Collins. Referee on the night you had Ryan Churchill. The first fight of the night you had Andrew Robinson taking on the heavy-handed Serge Ambomo in a light Heavyweight contest. Robinson (38) from Redditch and had a record of 28 wins with two draws in thirty-six fights. Cameroon born Ambomo (36) now live in Sheffield ha won nine and drawn three out of 54 fights. Robinson weighed in 12 stone 1 with Ambomo coming in 12 stone wit Ryan Churchill reffing.

Nice steady start by Robinson in the first who was using his jab well and getting some nice combinations off, Ambomo let some big shots off but they where one at a time. Ambomo came out swinging in the second with every shot thrown having serous intent behind them, Robinson stood strong and got some good combination off but Ambomo was relentless and won the round. Robinson go on his jab at the start of the third and pushed Ambomo back for most of the round, Ambomo let a lovely right-hand go near the end of the round which put Robinson down. Robinson got to his feet and continued and saw the round out. Robinson showed the heart of a lion as he used his jab to put some good combinations together against a fighter who had knockout intent in each hand, Ambomo won the round finishing the stronger.

Ref Ryan Churchill had it 39 to 37 Ambomo I had it 39 to 36

Ambomo. Next on the card was McCracken’s Gym freighter Connor Goodchild who was taking on Petar Aleksandrov in a gourmet round contest in the Super Welterweight division. Twenty-four-year-old Goodchild from King’s Norton had an unbeaten record of three fights without defeat. Goodchild weighed in 10 stone 10 with Aleksandrov coming in 10 stone-eleven with Ryan Churchill reffing.

A fast start by Goodchild who let some good shots go in the first, Aleksandrov made the round competitive but Goodchild won it with the better work rate. Alexandrov showed some fast hands and some slick movement at the start of the second, Goodchild stuck to his boxing and outworked his opponent with the better shots winning the round. Aleksandrov showed great movement again in the third and made Goodchild miss a lot, Goodchild got some good combinations off but Aleksandrov nicked the round with the more eye-catchin