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22 June, 2021

Bag of medals for Cupitt boxing

ASHLEY Cupitt Boxing Academy's boxers returned home with a bag full of medals from the recent Golden Gloves Titles held in Home Hill last fortnight.


Ashley Cupitt OAM, Jim Maidment, Deakin Csoma-Weare, Jacob Muoio, Cohan Lockett and Louise Anderson-Clemence at the recent Golden Gloves Titles

ASHLEY Cupitt Boxing Academy's boxers returned home with a bag full of medals from the recent Golden Gloves Titles held in Home Hill last fortnight. 

Held on the 11-12th June, 2021 the Golden Gloves Titles are widely regarded as one of the most prestigious competitions an amateur boxer can compete in. 

Four boxers from the Ashley Cupitt Boxing Academy participated in the titles all coming home with medals, some without throwing a punch. 

James (Jim) Maidment returned home with gold in the Light Flyweight division due to stepping up, then fought Lachlan Haines from Palm Island to win Silver. 

Jacob Muoio didn't have any opponents in his, or the surrounding divisions, earning him an automatic gold for stepping up. Unfortunately, no fights could be found for him.

 Deakin Csoma-Weare fought Braydon Bolam of Rock Solid Boxing Club for the second time in the Junior Welterweight division and lost on a split-points decision and was awarded a silver medal. 

For his outstanding effort in this fight, he was awarded the encouragement award, out of all the contestants at this tournament. 

Cohan Lockett competed in the Junior Welterweight division earned an automatic gold for stepping up and then had 3 opponents in the Welterweight division, fought Morgan Black from Tully Boxing Club and won, then on the second night in the Finals, Cohan fought Kevin Simpson from Babinda and won a Silver Medal. 

All Boxers are hard in training for the next tournament at the Bohle Barn in Townsville on July 10.  


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