Police Force ‘Night of Fights’ action packed

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, July 14, 2018

Fists flew as the Guyana Police Force’s (GPF) ‘Night of Fights’ saw a number of spectacular bouts which included boxing and kickboxing last evening. The event, held at the Tactical Services Unit’s drill square, Eve Leary, forms part of the GPF celebration of 179 years anniversary.

The bout of the night featured Constables West and Andrews in the junior welterweight division that saw both fighters come out with guns blazing. The fight lasted the entire three rounds. However, West won the match by a split decision, the only one for the night.

The junior welterweight fight between Constables Williams and Assanah ended just two minutes into the first round. Shortly after the bell rung to commence the bout, Williams abandoned the fight with Assanah after taking a number of blows from him.

Constable Thompson in the lightweight bout outclassed Constable Azeeze with a fury of punches which saw the fight coming to an end in one minute and one second in the second round of the match.

The only fight of the night that featured women was a was a kickboxing match between Female Constables Bobb and Glen. While she initially had the advantage at the start, Glen lost the match due to an illegal high knee against Bobb.

Other fights saw Constable Grant beating Constable Charles in the bantamweight bout. R.C Jonathan abandoned his featherweight contest against Constable Gilbert in the final round after becoming breathless. Constable Corbin defeated Constable Fraser in their welterweight match while Constable Fung got the best of Constable Lewis in their kickboxing match.

Constable Rollox fell short of a victory in his kickboxing match against Constable Cave who dominated in the match from the first gong. In the last two junior welterweight bouts of the night, Constable Morris got the best of Constable Dow in their match up while Constable Charles defeated Constable Dowridge.

Story and Images: Isaiah Braithwaite

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