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Veras brothers warm up for Barking event with success in Wolverhampton

PUBLISHED: 08:00 02 October 2018

Veras brothers Luan (right), Luca (centre) and Liam celebrate their recent success at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Junior European Championships with Hackney Fightzone CEO Marco Canha

Veras brothers Luan (right), Luca (centre) and Liam celebrate their recent success at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Junior European Championships with Hackney Fightzone CEO Marco Canha

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Haringey siblings Luan, Liam and Luca, who train at Hackney Fightzone, impressed at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Junior European Championships

The talented Veras Academy brothers will be in action in Barking this weekend eager to continue their fine form.

Luan, Liam and Luca shone last month in Wolverhampton in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Junior European Championships.

The Haringey boys, who learn the sport under the instructions of Hackney Fightzone CEO Marco Canha, will compete with Barking Amateur Boxing Club at the J.K Shah Challenge event on Friday (October 5).

The event is a boxing dinner and charity auction organised by one-time world boxing champion Colin McMillan.

All three Veras brothers will go into the evening of amateur boxing bang in form after lots of success in Wolverhampton.

On day one, Luan, 14, picked up gold in the -60kg and silver in the open weight category.

13-year-old Liam followed this up with gold in the -42kg while Luca, 11, clinched gold in the -42kg competition.

A day later, Luan won gold in the -58kg, Liam won silver in the -44kg and Luca secured gold in the -40kg and silver in the 12-13 open weight category.

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