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Boxing: National title delight for Constant

PUBLISHED: 18:00 02 April 2019

Cricklewood Boxing Club's Iyaleh Constant with Robin Buick

Cricklewood Boxing Club's Iyaleh Constant with Robin Buick

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Cricklewood Boxing Club's Iyaleh Constant was crowned England Boxing junior cadet champion at the Magna Centre in Rotherham at the weekend.

The 14-year-old beat Joel Blakeley (Droylsden) by split decision in the under-80kg category to lift the title to the delight of Robin Buick.

He said: “Iyaleh has only been boxing for a year and is six foot tall. We knew it was going to be a tough weekend, but we got him some good sparring in our club and also over at Powerday Hooks. He recently fought a guy from there on our show in the Crown Hotel, Cricklewood.”

The Edgware Road-based club is a member of England Boxing and was only set up by Buick in 2016.

“We’re an inclusive club where all members are invited from a variety of backgrounds,” he added.

“We will be having a big opening day once all the work is completed, probably in May or June. We cater for boys and girls from the age of six.”

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