BUCS Super Heavy Weight Boxing Champion

Posted by lcj11 at Feb 12, 2019 10:25 AM |
Over the weekend of the 1st-3rd February, University of Leicester, Management and Marketing, third year student, Odera Okwuosa (pictured with his Gold Medal) became the BUCS Super Heavy Weight Boxing Champion.
BUCS Super Heavy Weight Boxing Champion

Odera Okwuosa Pictured Middle

The championships, held at the University of Wolverhampton started on Friday 1st February. Throughout the weekend Odera competed in three intense fights, starting with the quarter finals on Friday 1st. Odera secured the title on the Sunday evening outscoring, Jehalel Jack from De Montfort University.

Odera, has now fought in nine amateur fights in his career, winning 8 and losing one. Alongside his BUCS title, Odera is the current East Midlands Super Heavyweight Champion. Odera, prepared for the BUCS championships at, Kings Gym in Leicester

Following his latest success, Odera commented:

“It meant a lot that I had won the BUCS Championship in my final year. I can leave the University of Leicester on a high note and continue my amateur boxing career. I would like to thank the coaches at King’s Gym for training and supporting me throughout the matches. I hope that my win can inspire others to take part in Boxing and represent the University of Leicester at the at future BUCS Championships”

Fellow University student, John Nwabueze also won his weight division, Novice 75-81kg B.

Interested in the BUCS Boxing Championships, click here to view more information from the BUCS website


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