Boxers face tough bouts


Four Queenstown fighters face challenging bouts at an amateur boxing show in Wellington this Saturday. 

The Fight Science Amateur Boxing Club fighters are Elizabeth Regan, who’s back from illness, Mike McKee, Sam Connely and Mike Smith. 

Connely and Smith recently won South Island Golden Gloves titles, Connely also taking a North Island title. 

“I’m wanting to stretch and challenge them,” coach Stewart Mitchell says. 

Mitchell’s priming the boxers for the national boxing championships in Queenstown next year.