Whitehead up for county title

Boxer Nathan Whitehead
Boxer Nathan Whitehead

Nathan Whitehead is aiming to become Spire Boxing Academy’s second Derbyshire belt holder on Sunday, June 3, at Queen’s Park Sports Centre when he takes on experienced Buxton fighter John Pickering for the light middleweight title.

The show will be the Academy’s final one of the season and head coach Robbie Sivyer said: “We have put on some cracking shows over the last few years, but I’m more excited about this one than ever before.’’

On the undercard of the Whitehead bill is Rod Smith’s 97th and final amateur contest before he turns pro.

He fights Lincoln hard man Nathan Decastro who is just as experienced, the two of them have nearly 200 fights between them.

Spire’s current Derbyshire champ Christian Davey will take on Hillsborough ABCs quality puncher Zane Clarke.

In another great match up, Mansfield’s Kieran McGee takes on South Normanton’s Derbyshire champ Ryan Fields.

Also scheduled is the debut of super heavyweight Nathan Styles who goes in deep against unbeaten Trinity boxer Jack Harrison.

Punchers Danny Hewitt, Luke Evell, Nathan’s brother Sam Whitehead, female boxer Jess Wolf along with Chesterfield war horse Samuel Mcllelan all feature in great match ups, along with Spire’s finest junior boxers that including Connor Hinds, James Reynolds, Sam Lowe and Deejay McManus.

Doors open 5.30pm, tckets cost £10 adults, £5 U16.

For more details, call Robbie 07814440516/www.spireboxing.co.uk or follow @SPIREBOXER on twitter.