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Florence is toast of the Midlands
6:40pm Monday 28th October 2013 in Sport
ALEX ‘Pinky’ Florence was crowned as the new Midlands Lightweight Champion at the National Ambition Boxing Championships in Sheldon, Birimngham.
The Ledbury Amateur Boxing Club fighter picked up the title after beating the previous holder Shiar Fiaz, from Small heath, by unanimous decision.
Florence displayed excellent speed, timing and maturity in losing no points and showing a lot of skill.
His father and coach, Fred Florence, said: “I am proud of the way Alex performed.
“He is going professional in the near future and I’d like to thank the fans that came to watch and support him that day.”
For more information on joining Ledbury Amateur Boxing Club, call 01531- 631879.
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