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  • Dexter Hastings

Tommy Owens Promotions (26,2,22)


Tommy Owens Promotions held their latest show at the Holte Suite Villa Park (26,2,22). The card consisted of six fights with five of them over 4 three minute rounds and the main event over six. Doing 4 rounder’s in the home corner we had Jagdeep Purewel, Mike Tyler, and Elliot Sowe all from DnA hoping gym. Also, you had Oli Cassidy and the highly talented Lewis Coley finishing off the undercard. The main event was Coventry’s Midlands champ and English title contender River Wilson-Bent who was having a 6 rounder while waiting for his rematch with Tyler Denny to be announced. Refereeing on the night you had Shaun Messer and Kevin Parker.

Tommy Owens Promotions held their latest show at the Holte Suite Villa Park (26,2,22). The card consisted of six fights with five of them over 4 three minute rounds and the main event over six. Doing 4 rounder’s in the home corner we had Jagdeep Purewel, Mike Tyler, and Elliot Sowe all from DnA hoping gym. Also, you had Oli Cassidy and the highly talented Lewis Coley finishing off the undercard. The main event was Coventry’s Midlands champ and English title contender River Wilson-Bent who was having a 6 rounder while waiting for his rematch with Tyler Denny to be announced. Refereeing on the night you had Shaun Messer and Kevin Parker.


First, on the card, we had Jagdeep Purewal who was taking on Gary Maguire in his second fight of his career. Both fighters weighed in 10 stone 10 for this Welterweight contest with Shaun Messer refereeing.

Nice movement by Purewal in the first as McGuire had come to fight, Purewal picked his shots well and won the round. McGuire kept his guard high in the second and really put it on Purewal came back in the second part but McGuire won the round. Purewal got on his toes in the third and boxed well behind a fast jab, McGuire still got some good shots off but Purewal won the round. Purewal picked his shots well as he moved around the ring, McGuire continued to bang in the heaver shots, even round.

Shaun Messer scored the fight 39 to 38 Purewal I had it the same.

Second, on the card was Tyler Christopher (Mike Tyler) having his third fight against Carl Turney in a 4 round contest in the Middleweight division. Christopher weighed in 10 stone 12 with Turney came in 11 stone 2 with Kevin Parker refereeing.


Christopher moved well in the first and banged in some nice combinations to win the round. Great shot picking by Christopher in the second who moved well around the ring, Turney did what he could to make the fight competitive but it was Christopher’s round. Christopher continued to move and box well in the third as Turney stepped up the pace, Christopher banged in the better shots to win the round. Christopher worked the body and did seem to drop Turney with a body shot but ref Kevin Parker did not count it. Parker then took a point off Turney for holding, Christopher finished the round strongly to win the fight.

Ref Kevin Parker scored it 40 to 35 Christopher, I had it the same.

Third, on the bill was the talented Lewis Coley who was taking on Craig Summer in a Middleweight contest over four rounds. Coley weighed in 10 stone 8 with Summer coming in 11 stone three with Shaun Messer reffing.





Coley came out strong and went to the body from the first bell, Summer backed away as Coley smashed in a left then a right body shot with Summer folding like a pack of cards. Ref Shaun Messers counted him out just 23 seconds into the first round.





Fourth on the card we had Elliott Sowe who was having his third fight was taking on Liam Richards in the welterweight division. Sowe weighed in 10 stone 4 with Richard coming in 10 stone two with Kevin Parker refereeing.


Sowe let his hands go from the first bell and worked Richards head and body well. Sowe continued to bang in big combinations in the second to Richards head and body, all Richards could do is cover up and survive. In the third Sowe continued the beat down smashing in big combinations to Richards head and body, Sowe’s gumshield came out twice in the round and the ref warned him he would take a point next time. Sowe got on his toes in the final round and moved well around the ring picking his shots well but did get caught on a number of occasions with a big overhanded right which he took well, even round.

Ref Kevin Parker scored it 40 to 37 Sowe I had it the same.

The final fight on the undercard was a Middleweight contest between Oli Cassidy and Paul Cummings over your rounds. Cassidy was having his fourth fight with both fighters weighing in 11 stone 2 with Shaun Messer refe