Sparta ABC fighter Liam lands a place in Junior ABA championship quarter-finals

PUBLISHED: 14:41 17 March 2016 | UPDATED: 14:41 17 March 2016

Sparta ABC's Liam Finlay.

Sparta ABC's Liam Finlay.

Barry Giddings

Young boxer Liam Finlay produced some of his finest boxing to date to power to victory in the pre-quarter finals of the Eastern Counties vs. London Junior Amateur Boxing Association championships.

The 14-year-old Sparta fighter, who has only been at the club since late last year, took on an opponent from Gator ABC and boxed exceptionally well to win by a points decision.

Liam displayed some superb set-piece moves, with his accurate punching proving too much for his opponent over three rounds.

Sparta coach Matt Lenton was proud of Finlay’s performance, saying: “Liam had a set plan before the fight and he stuck to it throughout. I’m very proud of him.”


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