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Barnes prepares for boxing camp in Ireland

Cayman’s national amateur boxer Brandy Barnes will be spending five weeks in Ireland, training under Cayman Islands’ Boxing Association development manager Liam Brereton.

Busy schedule ahead for Cayman’s female boxers

Since arriving in May as the Cayman Islands’ Boxing Association development manager, Liam Brereton has been focussing on improving the skills of local boxers,...

Cayman’s boxers return to action

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...

ICYMI: Cayman boxers return to ring

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.

Boxing comeback set for this weekend

The Cayman Islands Boxing Association will host its first fight night since the last local competition in February 2020.

Coach Trumpet stays positive in dire times

While the coronavirus pandemic triggers fear and uncertainty in millions of people around the world, Cayman Islands head boxing coach Floyd Trumpet has found...

Boxers pack a punch in year’s first bouts

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...

Local boxing hooks into action this weekend

The Cayman Islands Boxing Association will host its first local competitive fight night on Saturday at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gym. Boxers from...

Tank claims vacant lightweight title

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...

Anthony Joshua reclaims boxing crowns

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...

Cayman boxers look for gold at Caribbean Championships

Five Cayman Islands boxers left Wednesday morning to compete at the Caribbean Boxing Championships, in Trinidad and Tobago. The event is an annual regional...

Cayman fighters split bill with Trinidad

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.

Cayman fighters to face off against Trinidad and Tobago

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.

Barnes stopped in opening bout of Pan Am qualifiers

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.

Cayman boxer Barnes set to compete in Nicaragua

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 gym gets an upgrade

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 meets her match in India

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.

‘Bee’ Barnes to compete in world boxing challenge

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.

Bodden Town boxing gym plan shelved

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 boxing champ Bowe to work with Cayman fighters

Former heavyweight boxing champion and Hall of Famer Riddick Bowe will work with young Caymanian fighters during a visit to the island this month.

Dariel Ebanks wins gold in Caribbean Championships

Three boxers from Cayman represented the islands in top fashion last week, with victories at the Caribbean Championships in Barbados.

Bruce Lee Coulson wins welterweight title in US match

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.

Boxing legend Pacquiao coming to Cayman

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 ‘fight night’ to feature Cayman female boxer

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.

Alan Ebanks reflects on meeting with Ali

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.

Touched by greatness

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.

My moments with ‘The Greatest’

When I saw on TV the news of the passing of Muhammad Ali, two overwhelming emotions engulfed me: sadness and relief.

Spectacular kickboxing action at Rumble on the Rock

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.

Christmas at Belford

Bodden Towners enjoyed a festive Christmas party at the Belford Estates Community Emergency Response Team annual family fun day.

Rotary hosts seniors at Boxing Day lunch

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.

Workin' around the Christmas tree: For many, Christmas is just another day at work

Not everyone in the Cayman Islands gets the day off to enjoy the festivities on Christmas; many will be working.

Christmas without the cooking

Overview of Christmas brunch and dinner options.

2016 public holidays announced

The government on Tuesday confirmed the dates of the public holidays for 2016.

Christmas schedule: merry seasonal events

The schedule of festive events is packed and varied, with something for everyone.

Movies at Regal Camana Bay this month

The much anticipated Star Wars sequel will be showing at Regal Camana Bay this December.

Sports journalist's exhibit benefits HospiceCare

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.

Bebarfald came here just to dive

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.

Fight Night II will host Londoners

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.

Suckoo topples policeman Peart

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.

‘Punchlines’: Slugger Alva Suckoo vs. Brawling ‘Bobby’ Peart

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.

Ebanks faces Trinidad's best

International amateur boxing is headlined by teenage sensation Hopkin Ebanks at the Lions Centre this weekend.

Ebanks faces world's best; ranking reaches No. 52

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.

Morris wants a total revamp

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.

Silver for young Caymanian track star in Samoa

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.

Ebanks has power to get medal

Boxer Hopkin Ebanks has arrived in Samoa after an exhausting two-day journey and will compete in the Youth Commonwealth Games there.

Hew has sights on Olympic glory

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.

Lewison's adviser recommends a move to Florida

Peter “Lightning” Lewison is considering a move to the United States after his setback loss to Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson on Saturday night.

Lightning is struck out in six

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.

Lightning has the power to put Wilson's lights out

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.

Lightning must strike early

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 prepares for Youth Commonwealth Games

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.

2016 public holiday dates announced

The official dates of public holidays for 2016 have been confirmed by the deputy governor’s office.

Youth stars set for Samoa Games

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.

K-Fit stages MMA training seminars

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.

Mayweather keeps all in suspense

Floyd “Money” Mayweather is keeping everyone on edge by not confirming who he will fight on Sept. 12.

Garcia gets heavy

Danny Garcia has the sort of concussive power and all-out action that makes him a promoter’s dream.

Rousey seethes over Correia slur

“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

Livingston to visit Thailand gyms

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.

Bradley's in line for Money shot

Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley could be Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s next opponent, mainly because he fits all the criteria.

Ebanks focuses on Flashy double

The Island Games commence in Jersey next week and had there been a boxing competition Kendall Ebanks would have entered.

Injured Wilder set for quick return

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.

Cotto epic with Alvarez next

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.

Khan doesn't deserve 'Money'

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.

Fight scene still packs a punch

Combat sports is in fine fettle, thankfully, despite the disappointment of the recent ‘Fight of the Century’.

'Summer Heat' fundraiser aims to boost support for Hopkins

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.

Upcoming premiere: Premier vs. Premier

Unlike the recent Mayweather-Pacquiao boxing match, the political pugilism between McKeeva Bush and Alden McLaughlin promises to live up to its top billing.

Turtle-shaped ice rink planned to help revitalize George Town

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.

'Treasure' likes 'Money'

Floyd “Money” Mayweather’s persona is that of a foul-mouthed show-off, obsessed with flaunting his wealth and belittling opponents.

UFC throws up two more stars

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.

Cousins are pleased as punch as funds will help development

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.

Latest bouts were punch perfect

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.

Ebanks will 'tri' his best to boost Olympic time

Boxing ace Kendall Ebanks aims to improve his triathlon time this weekend in the Olympic distance at the South Beach triathlon in Miami.

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