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Boxing: Tidy delivers another national title for Powerday Hooks

PUBLISHED: 13:00 05 December 2018

Powerday Hooks ABC youngster Tidy O'Donnell (right) celebrates his NABGC Champoinship title win with Patrice Mughalzai and coach Steve Newland

Powerday Hooks ABC youngster Tidy O'Donnell (right) celebrates his NABGC Champoinship title win with Patrice Mughalzai and coach Steve Newland

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Powerday Hooks ABC’s Tidy O’Donnell lifted a National Association of Boys’ & Girls’ Club Championship title at the weekend.

Powerday Hooks ABC boxer Obi Ekbunike celebrates winning his professional debutPowerday Hooks ABC boxer Obi Ekbunike celebrates winning his professional debut

O’Donnell dominated his final against Davien Daniels, of Birmingham’s Eastside club, in Bridlington to claim a unanimous points win.

Using his skills and technique to pick his rival off in the first round, O’Donnell forced a standing eight count in the last as Daniels was forced to hold on.

However, below-par Patrice Mughalzai lost on unanimous points to Huey Malone (Christ The King, Coventry).

Mughalzai had beaten Malone in the 2016 final and coach Steve Newland said: “Patrice never boxed like we know he can but both boys have done the club proud. It was a great performance from Tidy to win his fourth national title.”

Meanwhile, Obi Ekbunike won on his professional debut at York Hall against experienced William Warburton, earning a 40-36 points victory.

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