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Chatteris boxer Gill thanks sponsors after Sweet 16 wins

MFCP Gill George Munns
MFCP Gill George Munns

Chatteris prospect Jordan Gill recorded a sweet 16 wins out of 16 as a professional boxer in Sheffield on Saturday.

The lightweight fought on the undercard to Kell Brook’s successful IBF welterweight defence.

The 21-year-old claimed a 58-55 points victory over Chris Adaway at the 15,000 capacity Sheffield Arena to extend his undefeated record. Gill had Adaway on the canvas but he just managed to get up before the referee’s count of ten.

Adaway was a replacement for Welshman Mark Evans.

Gill, nicknamed ‘The Thrill,’ trains alongside Brook at the prestigious Sheffield-based Ingle Gym.

His bout took place on the undercard of Brook’s world welterweight title clash with Kevin Bizier from Canada.

Gill also revealed he aims to box for a British title by the end of the year.

Gill would like to say a huge thank you to Chatteris firms C&G Coach Services and Munns Rapeseed Oil for funding the coach travel for all the fans to the Sheffield Arena to watch the event.

Gill, who said he is overwhelmed by the support he receives from Fenland, wishes to thank all the fans who made the journey, with special thanks to Bob Day and George Munns. He also thanks his other local support: Chatteris Town Butchers, Reg Wenn and Barbara and Terry Kingman.

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