Highly anticipated boxing showdown: Jamaica vs. Colombia at Breezy Castle

By Sports Desk December 08, 2023
Errol Pusey (left), Pavel Smith Marketing Manager Wray & Nephew along with Shanika Gordon and  Ricardo ‘Big 12’ Brown caught up during the Wray & Nephew Fight Night held on Saturday October 7, 2023 at the  Ebony Vale Community Centre. Errol Pusey (left), Pavel Smith Marketing Manager Wray & Nephew along with Shanika Gordon and Ricardo ‘Big 12’ Brown caught up during the Wray & Nephew Fight Night held on Saturday October 7, 2023 at the Ebony Vale Community Centre.

In an electrifying showdown set to captivate boxing enthusiasts, Jamaica and Colombia will go head-to-head at Breezy Castle in Kingston on Saturday, December 16, 2023. This much-anticipated event marks the fourth staging of the Jamaica Boxing Board-endorsed Wray & Nephew Fight Nights, featuring a thrilling lineup of bouts that promise an unforgettable night of sporting entertainment.

The main event will showcase the talents of Jamaica's very own Jermaine "Breezy" Richards and Ian "Impact" Darby as they take on the formidable Colombian fighters Francisco Cordero and Julio Feria Jose Augustine.

Adding star power to the night, dancehall sensation Bounty Killer is set to grace the stage, ensuring patrons enjoy not only exceptional boxing but also a fantastic overall experience.

This action-packed evening features two professional headline fights, accompanied by 16 amateur matches that guarantee excitement across various weight classes.

In the middleweight category, spectators can anticipate a fierce battle between female boxers Brittany McFarlane and Shanika Gordon, as well as Daniel Elijah Williams and Cayman Tafferel. Welterweight clashes include Delano McLaughin vs. Kirk Patrick Heron and Garvan Garrison vs. Roberto Williams, while the lightweight category presents Chavaun Gordon vs. Kevon McKenzie. The heavyweight bout will see Khamoi Barrette facing off against Sanje Hudson.

Expressing his enthusiasm for the Wray & Nephew Fight Nights platform, Stephen 'Bomber' Jones, President of the Jamaica Boxing Board, stated, "As we continue into 2024, the opportunities for our boxers will continue to increase. Their recognition among international governing bodies will rise as far as their talents can take them. It truly is an exciting time for Jamaican boxing."

Dominic Bell, Brand PR & Communications Manager at J. Wray & Nephew Limited, emphasized the rejuvenated energy that the Fight Night series has brought to the sport. "Wray & Nephew Fight Nights has injected life into local boxing. Each staging has a larger audience, and the response from the boxing fraternity has been positive. Not only is Wray & Nephew the preferred rum, but also a solid partner for sports development and stability in Jamaica."

Don't miss the thrilling Wray & Nephew Fight Nights at Breezy Castle, Downtown, Kingston, on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 7:00 pm. Admission is free for all patrons, providing an excellent opportunity for Jamaicans to rally behind their countrymen in their quest for boxing supremacy.

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