Guyanese boxers experience fluctuating fortunes against Trinidadian opponents
Stephney ‘Stepping Razor’ George suffered a close points decision loss when she engaged Trinidadian, Ria Ramnarine in the latter fighter’s hometown Saturday August 1 last, but the local fighter is adamant that she had done enough to earn the decision.
George had accepted the fight on late notice but according to reports, turned in a courageous performance. The close scores were indicative of the intense battle as was evident. One judge scored the bout an even 50-50 while the other two had it 45-47 and 37-36 in favour of the Trinidadian.
Meanwhile, several Guyanese boxers that also comprised the amateur segment of the card suffered mixed fortunes. Imran Khan and Jamal Thomas were on the losing end while Travis Hubbard and Joel Williamson turned back the challenges of their Trinidadian opponents.
Lennox Daniels accompanied George as her coach, while Terrence Poole travelled as the coach for the amateur boxers. The local contingent returned home yesterday afternoon.