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Big white collar boxing night planned for Cheltenham Racecourse

By This is Gloucestershire  |  Posted: January 17, 2013

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Cheltenham Racecourse is set to stage the biggest 'white collar boxing event'Gloucestershire has ever seen.

The 'Night with the Champions" event at The Centaur on Friday, March 22, will see fighters from the Cheltenham-based Valhalla boxing club battling it out before an audience of thousands.

Susie Bradshaw, conference and events manager at Cheltenham Racecourse, said: “We are thrilled to be hosting the ‘Night of the Champions’ boxing event, this is the biggest and first of its kind in Gloucestershire and we are very proud to be associated with it. The diverse range of events hosted at Cheltenham is definitely a testament to the adaptability of our venue.”

There will be two title fights on the fight card and two title eliminators on the night plus many bouts from lightweight to super heavyweight.

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The landmark venue, home to the legendary Cheltenham Festival, launched its ‘LIVE’ division in 2011, last year hosting the well-known funny man Dara Ó Briain and king of boogie-woogie Jools Holland in the venue’s Centaur.

To buy tickets please go to Cheltenham.co.uk or call the Cheltenham Racecourse box office on 01242 539538.

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  • Mrpedigree  |  January 28 2013, 3:53PM


  • raidermanuk  |  January 17 2013, 7:34PM

    "this is the biggest and first of its kind in Gloucestershire" Being the first of it's kind it would be the biggest even if there was just one bout!

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  • Hubert1841  |  January 17 2013, 4:08PM

    I'd like to see a load of bankers and lawyers getting repeatedly punched.

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