Newark and Suggy's Gym boxer Regis Sugden seals fifth consecutive win on card of Season’s Beatings
When Regis ‘The First’ Sugden stepped up at short notice to replace his big brother Chad on the card of Season’s Beatings, the 100-plus supporters who made the journey down to Birmingham to cheer him on were rewarded with a fifth consecutive victory from the Suggy’s Gym boxer.
The 24-year old professional from Newark retained his unbeaten record when he defeated Kevin McCauley by unanimous decision in their four round welterweight bout on the BCB Promotions show at the city’s Holiday Inn.
Going up against a tough and capable opponent, who normally pushes the prospects all the way, from the start of the contest Sugden set out to show that things were going to be different for McCauley this time.
“I’m always excited to have a fight, especially one with just a week’s notice, and being on the card for the leading promotion in the Midlands was the icing on the cake for this one,” said Sugden.
“It was a fantastic way to end what’s been a great year for me with five straight wins since I made the switch from MMA to boxing back in March.
“But I couldn’t do what I do without the help and support of so many people, from my coaches and corner men to all of my training partners and sparring partners.”
Suggy’s Gym head coach and proud father Dean Sugden said: “Regis has made his mark over the past nine months and he reminded everyone that there are two hot prospects in British boxing right now, both of whom have been training and fighting out of Suggy’s Gym since they were five years old.”
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