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Cayman’s national amateur boxer Brandy Barnes will be spending five weeks in Ireland, training under Cayman Islands’ Boxing Association development manager Liam Brereton.
Since arriving in May as the Cayman Islands’ Boxing Association development manager, Liam Brereton has been focussing on improving the skills of local boxers,...
Young boxers put on a show for a full house at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym Saturday night for ‘Fight Night, The Return’. It...
Kelroy Jaindoo earned the split-decision win over Lyndon Waite in the main event of Saturday's 10-bout The Return fight night at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym. The event was meant to give Cayman's amateurs a chance to get in the ring for the first time or return to the ring for the first time in more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Cayman Islands Boxing Association will host its first fight night since the last local competition in February 2020.
While the coronavirus pandemic triggers fear and uncertainty in millions of people around the world, Cayman Islands head boxing coach Floyd Trumpet has found...
The Cayman Islands Boxing Association’s first fight night of 2020 punched into action Saturday night at a packed D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym. The...
The Cayman Islands Boxing Association will host its first local competitive fight night on Saturday at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym. Boxers from...
On Saturday night, at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, undefeated rising star Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis (23-0, 22 KO’s) knocked out former unified...
England’s boxing star Anthony Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Saturday night in Saudi Arabia to reclaim the WBA, IBF and WBO titles he lost by...
Five Cayman Islands boxers left Wednesday morning to compete at the Caribbean Boxing Championships, in Trinidad and Tobago. The event is an annual regional...
A crowd of about 200 people cheered on a group of Cayman fighters at the first international boxing event to be held in the country in two years Saturday night at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gymnasium.
Six fighters from the Cayman Islands National Amateur Boxing team will go up against some of Trinidad and Tobago’s best Saturday night in the first international boxing event in Cayman in two years.
Cayman boxer Brandy ‘Bee’ Barnes lost her opening bout of the Pan American Games qualifying event Thursday, with the referee stopping the fight in the second round of her fight versus Dominican Republic boxer Miguelina Hernandez.
After winning a gold medal in Copenhagen last month, boxer Brandy ‘Bee’ Barnes is in Nicaragua to compete in a Pan American Games qualifying event.
Boxing in the Cayman Islands has received a boost with a series of upgrades to the Cayman Islands Boxing Association’s national training facility.
Cayman’s Brandy Barnes attended the Women’s World Boxing Championships in Delhi, India, this month as part of her development plan toward qualification for the 2020 Olympics.
Cayman’s finest, Brandy “Bee” Barnes, is set to take on some of the world’s best female amateur boxers from Nov. 15-24 at the AIBA Women’s World Championships in New Delhi, India.
Plans for a Bodden Town boxing gym, announced amid significant publicity during the visit of boxing legend Manny Pacquiao last year, have been quietly shelved.
Former heavyweight boxing champion and Hall of Famer Riddick Bowe will work with young Caymanian fighters during a visit to the island this month.
Three boxers from Cayman represented the islands in top fashion last week, with victories at the Caribbean Championships in Barbados.
Bruce Lee Coulson left Cayman with high aspirations and came back a champ. With four-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield watching, Coulson earned a unanimous points decision over Alabama’s Earvin Ruffin at the 2016 Sugar Bert Title Belt National Championships in Kissimmee, Florida, on Nov. 21.
Manny Pacquiao, the boxing legend, politician and most famous man in the Philippines, is coming to the Cayman Islands in January to host the Island Rumble boxing event.
October’s Lion Centre “fight night” will feature female boxer 16-year-old Chambria Dalhouse in her first international bout against her London counterpart on the main bill.
There has been a lot said about the late Muhammad Ali. Fans can recite the facts, quote many statistics and tell you lots of life history. However, East End resident Alan Ebanks has a personal connection to the boxing great, whose recent death had him musing on some very special aspects of Ali’s life.
As a young amateur boxer who had grown up training with a punching bag made from coconut sacks filled with sand and hung from a Logwood tree, Denward Ebanks remembers better than most the glamour of Muhammad Ali’s visit to the Cayman Islands.
When I saw on TV the news of the passing of Muhammad Ali, two overwhelming emotions engulfed me: sadness and relief.
The Cayman Fight Factory relocated its ring to the dance floor of the popular club on West Bay Road, staging a six-fight card of kickboxing bouts in front of a sold-out crowd.
Bodden Towners enjoyed a festive Christmas party at the Belford Estates Community Emergency Response Team annual family fun day.
The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman hosted nearly 400 senior citizens at its annual Boxing Day lunch on Saturday at the First Baptist Church Hall.
Not everyone in the Cayman Islands gets the day off to enjoy the festivities on Christmas; many will be working.
Overview of Christmas brunch and dinner options.
The government on Tuesday confirmed the dates of the public holidays for 2016.
The schedule of festive events is packed and varied, with something for everyone.
The much anticipated Star Wars sequel will be showing at Regal Camana Bay this December.
Sports photographer and journalist, Ron Shillingford, will be selling his images at an exhibition in Chelsea's Bar this Monday to raise money for Cayman HospiceCare.
Triathlon may be a mainstream sport now, as witnessed by the hundreds involved in last week’s annual staging of the Cayman Islands event at Public Beach, but years ago it was a tiny affair in Cayman Kai.
Amateur boxing in the Cayman Islands is in good shape judging by Saturday night’s show, which showcased the talent of many local fighters – and the next one is already lined up for next year.
Not every boxing show can boast a politician fighting a senior policeman, but that fight was one of the best of many entertaining bouts at the Lions Centre on Saturday night.
With pugilistic skills that might serve him well on the floor of the Legislative Assembly, slugger Alva Suckoo, MLA from Bodden Town, will be battling it out with policeman Michael “Bobby” Peart (better known to fight fans as “Bobby the Brawler”) Saturday night at the Lions Center.
International amateur boxing is headlined by teenage sensation Hopkin Ebanks at the Lions Centre this weekend.
Cayman’s finest amateur boxer, Tafari Ebanks, is in Qatar with his coach Norman Wilson to compete in the world championships, which start in Doha on Monday.
Cayman’s national cricket team performed so badly at the ICC World Cricket League Division 6 tournament in England two weeks ago that a revamp of the system is an absolute necessity, according to the team’s spin bowler Alessandro Morris.
Teenage runner Jamal Walton has set his sights on future Olympic glory after winning a silver medal for the Cayman Islands at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa.
Boxer Hopkin Ebanks has arrived in Samoa after an exhausting two-day journey and will compete in the Youth Commonwealth Games there.
Lauren Hew is one of the most promising young swimmers in the Cayman Islands, which is why she was selected for the national team competing at the Samoa 2015 V Commonwealth Youth Games next week.
Peter “Lightning” Lewison is considering a move to the United States after his setback loss to Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson on Saturday night.
Peter “Lightning” Lewison took a big step up in his quality of opponent, but the gamble backfired as he was technically knocked out near the end of the six-round bout on Saturday night.
Peter “Lightning” Lewison is primed for his biggest test to date and is even more confident now that he has met his opponent face to face.
Peter “Lightning” Lewison had better be ready to strike often and very hard in his next fight this weekend, otherwise it could be calamitous for his career.
Boxer Hopkin Ebanks is in training in Miami at an intensive camp preparing for his first international competition, the Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa next month.
The official dates of public holidays for 2016 have been confirmed by the deputy governor’s office.
The Cayman Islands national team competing at the Samoa 2015 V Commonwealth Youth Games has been announced by the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association.
One of the most accomplished martial arts exponents in New York will be conducting two seminars at the recently opened tae kwon do gym in George Town this Saturday.
Floyd “Money” Mayweather is keeping everyone on edge by not confirming who he will fight on Sept. 12.
Danny Garcia has the sort of concussive power and all-out action that makes him a promoter’s dream.
“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey returns to action at UFC 190 in Brazil this weekend in what looks like an extremely easy fight for the bantamweight champ
Jesse Livingston is a Muay Thai instructor and Team Cayman Fight Factory coach and over the weekend he headed for a month’s training in Thailand in the country that founded the combat sport.
Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley could be Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s next opponent, mainly because he fits all the criteria.
The Island Games commence in Jersey next week and had there been a boxing competition Kendall Ebanks would have entered.
Big-time boxing is evolving nicely after the tedious reign of Floyd “Money” Mayweather draws to a close. Heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder confirmed that on Saturday.
Miguel Cotto is lined up for what promises to be one of the greatest boxing matches in modern times, against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez later this year.
Amir Khan has for years pleaded with Floyd “Money” Mayweather for a fight and now the way is clear for that to happen in September.
Combat sports is in fine fettle, thankfully, despite the disappointment of the recent ‘Fight of the Century’.
The Cayman Islands Boxing Association hosts another boxing event in to raise funding to send teenager Hopkins Ebanks to the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa in September.
Unlike the recent Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match, the political pugilism between McKeeva Bush and Alden McLaughlin promises to live up to its top billing.
An ice-stadium with a roof made entirely of solar panels in the shape of a turtle shell is being backed by government as the first key project in the planned revitalization of George Town.
Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s persona is that of a foul-mouthed show-off, obsessed with flaunting his wealth and belittling opponents.
One of the many reasons why the Ultimate Fighting Championship continues to flourish is that new champions enliven the scene and keep it vibrant - unlike boxing where gnarled, ageing champs reign for ever just by ducking the best and cherry picking their opponents.
Cayman’s amateur boxers staged a rare show at the Dalmain Ebanks Gymnasium and two pugilists from the same family will primarily benefit from the proceeds.
Amateur boxing made a welcome return after a long absence at the Dalmain Ebanks gym on Saturday - and it was well worth making the effort to be at the afternoon show.
Boxing ace Kendall Ebanks aims to improve his triathlon time this weekend in the Olympic distance at the South Beach triathlon in Miami.