• This girl can coach

    This girl can coach

    SOME women are so remarkable they defy all the norms.  One such is Shelley Rahman, as happy, contented and rounded a person as I have ever had the privilege to meet – yet her life is a mass of collisions as she balances family and business. For the whole of our time together, Shelley smiled

  • Wizard Will hands out a Kane-ing

    OLDHAM’S England squad member Will Cawley produced a punch-perfect performance when stwopping Metro ABC’s Kane Roberts to reach the quarter-finals of the ABA youth championships. Roberts, a former schoolboy champion, had been expected to provide a huge test for Cawley and some thought he could possibly upset the Oldham Boxing starlet. But from the opening

  • Amateur Boxing and Sportsman’s Dinner – Friday 10th Oct 2014

    Mahdlo and Oldham Boxing & Personal Development Centre Present Amateur Boxing and Sportsman’s Dinner – Friday 10th Oct 2014 TAKING PLACE AT MAHDLO, EGERTON STREET OLDHAM. ONLY £600 PER TABLE OF 10. PRICE INCLUDES: • RING SIDE TABLE • TOP CLASS DINNER • TABLE HOST NAME IN THE PROGRAMME DOORS OPEN: 7PM DINNER: 7:30PM FIRST BELL:

  • Cawley plays part in world title success

    THE Oldham Boxing and Personal Development Centre played a major role in the recent success of newly-crowned IBF World bantamweight champion Paul Butler. Ellesmere Port ace Butler gained a split-decision victory against former champion Stuart Hall in an enthralling battle at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle. Oldham’s amateur star Will Cawley sparred with the

  • Nominated for Oldham Business Awards

    Eric Noi, Director of Oldham Boxing and Personal Development Centre, is celebrating further recognition of the impact his company is delivering, adding social capital to the local business sector. The business has been nominated for an Oldham Business Award in the ‘Innovation and Design’ category. Oldham Boxing and Personal Development Centre continues to grow in

  • Shape up and shake off that Christmas weight!

    Shape up and shake off that Christmas weight!

    Oldham’s only officially affiliated ABA boxing club will deliver their post-Christmas “Shape Up And Make Your Weight” project. The programme aims to improve the overall wellbeing and quality of life for its participants, as well as helping to shed a few of the excess pounds piled on over the festive season. ‘Shape up and Make

  • Undefeated Champion Denton Vassal returns to Oldham as Honoured Guest

    Denton Vassell (27), the undefeated Mancunian Commonwealth welterweight, convincingly defended his title against Samuel Colomban at Oldham Sports Centre on Saturday 12th November 2011. Now the champion is set to return to the scene of his victory on Saturday 26th November 2011. This time he won’t be defending his title; he’ll be the honoured guest

  • Olympians add their weight to Oldham Boxing & Personal Development Centre

    Oldham Boxing & Personal Development Centre is set to raise the standard and provision of amateur boxing in Oldham thanks to attracting two Olympians in the sport to their coaching team. Former Team GB ’84 Olympic featherweight, Kevin Taylor, has joined the Oldham Boxing team. The former England Captain took part in various multi-national tournaments

  • Cawley shocks home rival

    LOCAL boxer Will Cawley upset the odds by overcoming Wayne Crolla at Fox ABC, Manchester, in their 42 kilo fight. A member of the Oldham Boxing and Personal Development Centre, he used his powerful hooks to the head and body of his rival, combined with a high work-rate, to gain a much-deserved victory. Will (14)

  • Ellender Produces Superb Display

    JACK Ellender produced a superb display despite a night of drama at the Boxing Gym in  Birmingham. Representing the Oldham Boxing and Personal Development Centre, Jack  was ready to fight Jamie Edwards in the National Schoolboy quarter-finals when a  member of the audience suffered a heart attack and needed medical attention. The boxers waited in