Fighter Finch leads the way

Adrianna Finch.
Adrianna Finch.

Adrianna Finch scooped five of the 16 awards on offer at Boston ABC’s presentation night.

The rising teenage star (pictured) claimed the Most Improved Youth Boxer award (the Mark Dawson Trophy) and the Art Hanson Memorial Trophy for the Best Up-and-Coming Youth Boxer, as well as the Youth Boxer Most Dedicated to Training, Top Youth Boxer and Most Youth Bouts accolades.

Closely behind with four awards was Tommy Upsall, who won trophies for Most Sporting Boxer, Senior Boxer Most Dedicated to Training, the Bob Hilton Trophy for Help and Guidance with Fellow Boxers and the award for the Most Senior Bouts.

Last year’s overall winner, Nina Bradley, won three awards, which where Most Impressive Boxer, Top Senior Boxer and the Ron Dawson Memorial Trophy for Most Honour to the Club.

Nina also recently won the Diamonds In the Ring belt - a competition which showcases female talent - in Liverpool, and her belt was officially presented to her on Saturday evening by club president Bob Hilton.

Other awards went to Angelica Finch (Top Cadet Boxer), Callum Parker (Lee Hurford Boxing Academy Dubai Award for the Most Improved Cadet Boxer), Liudas Martinkenas (Most Improved Senior Boxer) and Charlene Middlebrook (Best Up-And-Coming Senior).