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He's a champion

PUBLISHED: 09:47 02 May 2008 | UPDATED: 11:00 03 July 2010

JOE Burnett of Great Yarmouth's Kingfisher ABC boxed in the Eastern and Home Counties ABA zone finals against Clinton Woods.

In a hard-fought bout Woods was always looking for a quick finish with a big punch.

JOE Burnett of Great Yarmouth's Kingfisher ABC boxed in the Eastern and Home Counties ABA zone finals against Clinton Woods.

In a hard-fought bout Woods was always looking for a quick finish with a big punch. Burnett countered well with his snappy left jab and powerful right hand. At times standing toe to toe, the two boxers traded punches. Burnett was never willing to give ground to the experienced Home Counties champion. After four hard rounds the judges awarded a well-deserved majority points win to make Burnett Burnett the Eastern and Home Counties ABA zone champion.

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