Result: Sheffield derby boxing battle at Bramall Lane

It was Rhodes v Rhodes in a Sheffield derby at Bramall Lane.

Saturday, 25th March 2017, 9:36 am
Updated Saturday, 25th March 2017, 10:54 am
Scott Westgarth and Glyn Rhodes

Glyn Rhodes’ 30-year-old Light Heavyweight Scott Westgarth outpointed Ryan Rhodes’ Christian Kinsiona, 26, to secure bragging rights.

It was Westgarth’s fifth win and a first defeat for Kinsiona.

Christian Kinsiona and Ryan Rhodes

But Glyn Rhodes said: “This was a cracking fight, very close over four rounds. Both the lads did well and by selling lots of tickets ensured an unbelievable atmosphere.

“We were pleased to have got two wins out of two for Sheffield Boxing Centre gym.

“Tommy Franks won on points too against a fighter from the Czech Republic (Patrik Bartos (previously 9 13 0.)

Sheffield’s Razaq Najib also recorded a win.

Christian Kinsiona and Ryan Rhodes

He said on social media: “Boxed a tough opponent he come for a fight glad I got the ring rust off me after a year. I would like to thank all the support and all the people that bought a ticket with out you guys I wouldn’t be able to do what I do. I want to thank Mark Willie and Ryan Rhodes for every thing they put me though.”