Showdown event proves a major success

JUMPING FOR JOY: Charlie Paske celebrates his win
JUMPING FOR JOY: Charlie Paske celebrates his win

Combat Kickboxing Academy’s Suffolk Showdown Two, sponsored by RDX, at Debenham Leisure Centre proved an overwhelming success with current World Champion Tyrone Power Jr in attendance as well fighters from the best clubs in the country.

Of the club’s own fighters, Stephen Taylor fought gallantly but lost his white collar fight on points, while Lee Parrott made it four wins in a row with a convincing points victory in his full contact Kickboxing bout.

However, the highlight of the night came in form of Tony Browes’ charity kickboxing fight in which CKA head coach Peter Dunnett described the atmosphere and noise as “unlike anything I have ever experienced before”.

Browes, 51, stepped into the ring for his first ever bout to a deafening cheer and raised his game accordingly to defeat his much younger opponent and helped to raise roughly £1,000 for East Anglian Children’s Hospices in the process.

Meanwhile, Charlie Paske won the under-60kg junior full contact southern area title under with an impressive display of strength and ring craft to out do his opponent to win by a unanimous decision.