Martial arts showcase

PUBLISHED: 18:49 03 April 2006 | UPDATED: 09:05 24 May 2010

THERE was a mixture of martial arts and boxing at a recent Combat School of Martial Arts Fight Showcase.

THERE was a mixture of martial arts and boxing at a recent Combat School of Martial Arts Fight Showcase.As a curtain-raiser, two nine-year-olds, Harry Charalambous and Curtis Langdon staged an exhibition boxing match of two rounds of one minute each and Scott Davey took on William Hillman in another exhibition bout of two rounds of one minute.In a professional contest, James Wiltshire from Wales, on his debut, took on local boy Alex Harding, who had previously won two of his three fights, and Harding won by stoppage.Weston's Salim Mwita met Arthur Meeks from Bridgwater in a three-round bout of kickboxing and Salim won on points. In the next boxing contest, Burt Reynolds from Wales lost on points to Jamie Legget on points.In a kickboxing versus boxing exhibition, Paul Hill met Steve Yorath from Wales and in the next kickboxing bout, Kade Sherlock from Weston stopped Luke Wright from Bridgwater in the second round.The last fight of the evening was between Sheridan Davey from Plymouth, who took on Marcus Bernard from Wales in a title fight for the Southern Area heavyweight belt over four rounds of two minutes. Davey won when the Welsh team coach stopped the contest in the second round.Contact Kevin Ludick for more information on forthcoming events and training times and bookings. Go to for karate, kickboxing and tai-chi classes, contact Kevin on 07916 247189 and for boxing training, contact Steve Yorate on 07859 703662.

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