This makes him one of the most qualified to comment on boxing in Britain. This is going to be an exciting venture for Munster Boxers to go to Birmingham, a City steeped in Boxing. Frank then joined Bournebrook boxing club up … Their never-ending labors and insatiable appetite produced an incredible nine British champions. His father and boxing coach Talab Hussain has had a huge influence on his career so far and is a big driving force. Buckley turned pro in October , when he fought Alan Baldwin from Brixham at the Colosseum, Stafford, West Midlands, England, it was a close fight which ended in a draw. Whilst in London Frank trained with a Canadian lightweight named Solly Canter, Solly going on to fight Tommy McGovern — the bout being one of the first ever televised professional fights.
Hall green amateur boxing club started out in from hall green college in Birmingham. We stayed at the college for 2 years and then we moved to a run down building above a MOT garage in Digbeth near the city centre where we stayed until December In January we moved in to our new gym in Spring Road, Tyseley. Birmingham city council had given us a dilapidated building to serve as our new gym on a ten year lease.