Inter-House Boxing Tournament
NB. All safety precautions were taken to ensure no one was hurt
The Internationella Engelska Gymnasiet Inter-House Boxing Competition took place on Thursday.
Mr Maier said: "We had everything from the ring announcer to ring girl holding up the round cards!! We even had a very special guest, Roger Petterson who is a famous Swedish boxing champion. The boxing club has been a part of this school for a number of years and was very excited to showcase the sport."
Mr Maier took time out of his schedule to provide a run down of the events that took place:
Zinar “Bang Bang” Budak of PAVLOV (N1D) Vs. Alex “TNT” Tingström of CURIE (N2B)
Zinar and Alex went head to head for three great rounds of boxing. They both used considerable skill, delivering a battery effective jabs and straights.
In the end Zinar of PAVLOV came out with a victory.
Crystal “The Dangerous Diamond” of PAVLOV (N1C) Vs. Sousan “Sock it to Em” Seoud of KING (S3C)
Mr Maier confessed that this was: "an intense match! The girls went out really strong and didn't hold back for a second. The fight went one round and was won by Crystal of PAVLOV on account of a TKO injury. Sousan wanted to continue and had the true passion of a real champion who never quits."
Neverthelss, as the rules stipulate the match was stopped because of injury and Chrystal was declared the winner.
Jerrymore “The Black Mamba” Kisekka of RUSSELL (S1B) Vs. Apy “The Big Apple” Lubwimi of CURIE (N2B)
The crowd went wild during this match, Mr Maier told IEG News: "Both boxers were outstanding and gave everything. The fight was very even in the first round, Jerrymore scoring a great second round, and Apy coming ahead in the third to win the CURRIE house another trophy.!
The Boxing Club
Mr. Kendrick and Mr. Maier want to thank everyone who participated and helped make the tournament such a success, especially those in each corner for their House.
Mr Maier says: "Everyone did a wonderful job. They helped make it a success so I'm sure we'll go on to have more boxing competitions."
Both Mr Maier and Mr Kendrick, who boxed for the USA, welcome any new members looking for a rigorous workout to come and join our club.
The Boxing Club meets every Thursday at 16:15.
NB: Pictures from the Fight will be posted in due course.