Boxing treat in store at show

Lucas Ballinghall, left, faces Michael Dehamnia in a featherweight contest Picture: Ian Hargreaves

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Copnor ABC stage a packed inaugural show tonight.

Around 18 bouts are expected to take place at Moneyfields Social Club as clubs from across the south get involved in the action.

Copnor’s CYP finallist John Weeks is among those involved as he takes on a Portsmouth University opponent.

And he will be joined by boxers from the likes Heart of Portsmouth, Tiverton, Bracknell, Gloves On and Gosport.

Copnor coach Bob Taylor believes boxing fans are in for a treat.

He said: ‘All the bouts are standing up so there’s going to be a lot of boxing for everyone to see.’

Tickets for the show at Moneyfields Social Club are priced £10 and £5 (concessions). Boxing starts at 7.30pm.