Ashley to fight for WBC title on September

first_imgAlicia ‘Slick’ Ashley will get the opportunity to regain her World Boxing Council (WBC) Super bantamweight title on September 15, when she meets Christina ‘Lightning’ McMahon from Ireland in Astoria, Queens, New York.She lost the title on September 6 last year to Mexican Jackie Nava, by way of a controversial points decision. Since then, Nava also won the World Boxing Association title, and has been named a Super champion. She has, therefore, vacated the WBC title, and Ashley and McMahon will now seek to succeed her.Ashley told The Gleaner yesterday that she was very happy to get the opportunity to regain the title that she held for more than three years, and was going into the fight against McMahon very confident.”The Irish are tough people and I expect a good fight, but my goal is to take back my title” she said.Both boxers are in their forties. Ashley, who is a fast-moving and clever boxer, is 47, but most people are shocked when she reveals this, as she looks much younger. She has a 22-10-1 record with four knockouts and her last fight was in Haiti last November, when she stopped Grecia Nova in seven rounds. She is much more experienced that McMahon and this will give her a decided edge.McMahon is 41, and has a 7-0 record. She has fast hands, moves a lot and has stopped three of her opponents. Her last fight was on May 2 this year against Catherine Phiri, for the WBC interim bantamweight title, in Lusaka, Zambia, and she won by majority decision.last_img read more

Weekend full of fun and excitement at 2019 Mower Mayhem

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – It was a weekend full of fun and excitement at the 2019 edition of Mower Mayhem.In its 6th year, on Saturday, the Mayhem featured the best in lawnmower action with the Mower Mayhem Cup, featuring four components such as the tractor pull, drag race, oval race, and cross-country.After competing in all four events, Derek Vogal was crowned the 2019 Mayhem Cup Champion, with Ryan Hoffort in second place, and Byron Westgate in third.- Advertisement -Also featured on both Saturday and Sunday, during intermissions, was the Peace Country Outlaw Mini Sprints.Then on Sunday, it was the opening day of the season for the first race of the Ford Maintenance Race Series.Classes for the Ford Maintenance Race Series included stock, junior stock, stock improved, pro-stock, and modified.Advertisement The next race at the Oval will be the second race of the Ford Maintenance Race Series on Saturday, June 1.For more information on upcoming races, you can visit the Mower Mayhem Racing Facebook page.Here are more results from Saturday and Sunday:May 18Mini Sprints1st Wyatt Graham2nd Carissa Elliott3rd Heather SummachMay 19Mini Sprints1st Wyatt Graham2nd Carissa Elliott3rd Colten BeaumontPowder Puff1st Kimberly Westgate2nd Tia Mucci3rd Krista LafoutainStock Improved1st Derek Vogal2nd Cale Hiebert3rd Jayden StaffordPro-Stock1st Jason Westgate2nd Alexandre Nadeau3rd Derek VogalModified1st Blaine Auston2nd Vince Esau3rd Blain Alexanderlast_img read more