‘I’ll have to be at my best to beat Johanneson,’ admits Goodwin

Posted by: admin - March 2nd, 2012

It’s nearly here. The lightweight clash betweenChris Goodwin and Carl Johanneson on Saturday night at the Northgate Arena in Chester has gripped the British boxing public from the moment it was announced. The fight will be an eliminator for the British title and has the makings of a crossroads classic. The young slick stylist in Goodwin [...]

Chris Goodwin Carl_Johanneson weigh in

Weigh in news from big Chester bill

Posted by: admin - March 2nd, 2012

The weigh in took place today for the hotly anticipated British lightweight title eliminator between Chester’s Chris Goodwin (14-1-1) and Yorkshire warrior Carl Johanneson(31-5 20KO). The chief supporting contest will see Chester’s own ‘Spartan’ Paul Economides (12-2) face off against Dai Davies(8-18-1 1KO) [pictured] for the Welsh featherweight title. The fights will take place on Saturday 3rd March at Chester’s Northgate [...]

Dai Davies Paul Economides weigh in

Goodwin wins second Masters belt in a month on Storming Sunday

Posted by: admin - November 15th, 2011

For the headline bout on Miranda Carter’s ‘Storming Sunday’ card at the York Hall, the International Masters Welterweight strap was at stake over ten rounds between Chester’s Chris Goodwin (14-1-1) and Wesley Hertoghe (3-10-1) from Belgium. A little strange, seeing as Goodwin was contesting the lightweight version less than a month ago against Kenyan Geoffrey Munika. He must have [...]


Economides and Goodwin both win to put Chester on the boxing map

Posted by: admin - October 18th, 2011

The British Masters super-bantamweight contest between champion Shaun Doherty (3-6-3) and Paul Economides (11-2) always promised to be a decent scrap. Not many however expected to see what they saw on Saturday night at the Northgate Arena. The two fighters put on a contest so brutal that it must be on the shortlist for small [...]

Paul Economides

Goodwin and Economides lead Chester’s boxing revival

Posted by: admin - September 21st, 2011

The Fight Options-promoted card will take place at the Northgate Arena and feature two title fights, both showcasing young local prospects endeavouring to gain their first professional belt, and in doing so, send the home crowd into raptures. Hometown favourite Chris Goodwin will be topping the bill as he seeks to wrestle the International Masters [...]

Chris Goodwin and Paul_Economides

Chester boxers aim to bring title days back to the walled city

Posted by: admin - August 30th, 2011

For the last three years, Boxrec News has followed the rise of the Chester boxing scene. We have watched the once barren wasteland become a hot bed for young, local talent. Still, there is one thing missing from this journey – a title. October 15th however, sees championship boxing come to Chester for the first [...]


Return of the Gladiators on Box Rec

Posted by: admin - December 8th, 2010

Sunday afternoon saw the welcoming back of professional boxing to Chester with Fight Options ‘Return of the Gladiators’ show. The action, which showcased local talent turned out to be enthralling and not short of scares for the local boys. Topping the bill Connahs Quay Middleweight Tom Doran moved to 8-0 with a narrow victory over [...]



Posted by: admin - November 21st, 2010

Be part of the rebirth of the boxing in Chester. The Race Course Boxing Event is only next week so get yourself the tickets, seats are limited. The Professional boxers from FightOptionsUK are getting fit and ready to show you that the tradition of the boxing in Chester is not dead and that they can [...]