Uk news Coatbridge boxer in touching Rab Bannan tribute after first six-round fight win MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Local legend Bannan of The Barn ABC tragically passed away in July.
Breaking News ! Coatbridge boxer Mark McKeown paid a touching tribute to local boxing legend Rab Bannan after his win over Levi Dunn. The featherweight fighter stopped Dunn in the fourth round in Wakefield and wore a T-shirt with Bannan and ‘RIP Amigo’ on it after the victory. It was the 26-year-old boxer’s first six-round fight and he started well, landing good head and body shots on a defensive Dunn before the referee called the contest. Coatbridge boxer Mark McKeown paid a touching tribute to local boxing legend Rab Bannan after his win over Levi Dunn. (Image: airdrie and coatbridge advertiser) Read More Related Articles Ricky Burns in touching tribute to Coatbridge boxing legend Rab Bannan McKeown, who fights out of Keir Hardie ABC in Newarthill, said: “I felt I had hurt him early on. “He was moving quickly so he was a bit difficult to pin down but i felt I was wearing him down and starting to hurt him.
. I am happy to have got the stoppage”
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Coach Barry Clark was delighted with the win, which came despite the gym being in lockdown for most of the fight camp. He added: “We’re over the moon that Mark has got the win despite all of the restrictions. “He didn’t have sparring and his usual training for at least a couple of months before the fight so it’s a real credit to him. We’ve got high hopes for his next fight now.”
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