Serving Royal Marine Commando George Crotty is in action today in Nottingham boxing in the Elite National Championships, formally known as the ABA’s. George fights Omar Augustine in Bout 25 in Ring A, and you can see all the action live from 1 pm (UK) on the BBC sport website by clicking here https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/live/boxing/47590859
Omar Augustine meets George having come through last night's pre-quarterfinals beating his opponent by way of a unanimous decision. The young boxer is being billed as a rising talent but will Omar be able to match George's ring craft and avoid his devastating right hook? Tune in this evening to find out!
These championships have been held since 1880 and sees the finest boxers going toe to toe in the hopes of gaining the most prestigious title in English amateur boxing.
Dragon ambassador George hopes to make history by following in the footsteps of superstars such as Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Carl Froch, Nicola Adams and Tony Bellew who are all former champions in this event. Dragon have been privileged to support George throughout his career and are set to make history themselves through their continued evolution of the sports and entertainment industry with Dragon Blockchain innovation.
British Champion George is feeling great and looking extremely powerful following his fight camp in preparation for this event and hopes to impress the members of the Olympic Select Committee who are sure to be in attendance as the race for a place in the Tokyo 2020 squad heats up.
Dragon co-founder Paul Moynan, himself a former Royal Marine Commando said, “competition is what George thrives on, and as a Royal Marine, he has shown time and time again that he has the expertise to improvise, adapt and overcome whatever challenge he faces.”
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13:00-21:00 – Quarter-finals, BBC Sport online and Connected TV
Sunday 7th April
12:00-16:00 – Semi-finals, BBC Sport online and Connected TV
Saturday 13th April
14:00-21:00 – Finals, BBC Sport online and Connected TV