Ritchie roars again after six years out of the ring

St Ives boxer Ritchie Januszek

St Ives boxer Ritchie Januszek - Credit: Archant

Super-heavyweight Ritchie Januszek continued his fine return to the ring at the weekend.

The 32 year-old St Ives Academy fighter has completed a hat-trick of successes in the last month after six years out of the sport.

Januszek ruled supreme in a re-match against Hurstlea ABC opponent Rob Eldon at a show in Felixstowe – just as he had done when they met recently at the Corn Exchange in St Ives - to earn a unanimous decision.

Coach Steve Whitwell said: “Ritchie decided to take a bit of time out of the sport and it ended up lasting for six years.

“We bumped into each other a few months ago and he asked if I could get him back in the ring again.

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“His return has gone very well with three wins and things are looking good for the English Novice Championships in September.

“I can see Ritchie being a big favourite in the Class A division given his current form.”

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