Allicock competing at World Boxing Championship

first_imgGUYANA and Caribbean bantamweight champion ‘Lightning’ Keevin Allicock is currently in Yekaterinburg, Russia to participate in his first World Boxing Championship. Allicock departed Guyana on Saturday and has moved up to the featherweight division as the bantamweight category has been left out of the World Championships. He will have his first bout tomorrow (Wednesday) against Finland’s Arsian Khataev.Guyana Boxing Association  (GBA) president Steve Ninvalle said that his association worked tirelessly in order to get the talented boxer to the championships.“The World Championship is only second to the Olympics and it is my commitment to keep exposing not only Mr. Allicock but all of our boxers to the highest level of training and competition,” Ninvalle said.Guyana’s last appeared at the World Championship in 2013 in Kazakhstan with Dennis Thomas and Imran Khan.  Allicock’s trip cost in excess of $1.3 million.last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *