Boxing: Jeamie Tshikeva beaten in England ABA National Elite Championships quarter-finals

PUBLISHED: 10:00 25 April 2018 | UPDATED: 11:02 25 April 2018

The latest news from the local boxing scene (pic: David Davies/PA)

The latest news from the local boxing scene (pic: David Davies/PA)

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The latest boxing news from north London

White Hart Lane super heavyweight Jeamie Tshikeva lost his England ABA National Elite Championships quarter-final at the University of East London.

Tshikeva took on Double Jab rival Courtney Bennett in the last eight tie and there was little between them in the first round.

However, a cut opened up above Tshikeva’s eye, prompting the doctor to take a look at it, before the contest was stopped.

With Bennett having the edge in the first round, it meant Tshikeva suffered a defeat on points.

Haringey featherweight Amy Andrews also suffered a defeat in her England ABA National Elite Championships quarter-final.

Andrews looked to be on course for a victory in her last eight tie against a rival from the United Kingdom Armed Forces (UKAF).

However, the Haringey boxer was on the wrong end of a split decision as her hopes of national glory ended.

Club colleague Deayndra Allen lost her semi-final against Stephane Wroe of the UKAF on a unanimous decision after receiving a walkover in the quarter-finals.

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