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Boxing 'Still Has Future' At Metrodome

Friday October 25 2013


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BOXING does still have a future at the Metrodome - despite a riot ruining a show there last month.

The future of the sport being promoted at the venue was in doubt after fighting broke out between two sets of fans during contest which had to be abandoned.

But this week the Metrodome's events manager, Richard Bailey, said they would conduct risk assessment with regard to future events.

The venue once worked with satellite television broadcaster Sky and both Rendall Munroe and Ryan Rhodes boxed there before challenging for world titles.

More recently it's been used for non-televised shows promoted by Newark-based Carl Greaves - who manages the majority of Barnsley's boxers.

A statement from Barnsley Premier Leisure confirmed that the venue has no plans to end its association with boxing.

A spokesman said: "The venue has hosted boxing matches for the past 15 years and will continue to do so going forward.

"BPL has always worked closely with key partners including South Yorkshire Police and The Barnsley Licensing Department - safety of all guests is paramount."

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Reply Posted by lol on Sunday October 27 2013 at 13:37
they will never stop the boxing, as they are making that much money from it been held there,they charge alot of money for the boxing to be held there so much to cover all damages ,and then then rest goes into some ones pockets so everybody is happy for it to get smashed up biggest part is caused by the travellers they thing they can do what they want when they want ,OR THE DO AND NOTHING GETS DONE ABOUT IT ,,,,,like everything they do one law for them another for others does my head in

Reply Posted by billy two rivers on Sunday October 27 2013 at 17:54
Lol, your post is hard work to read. Get yer cap lock back on,and go back to the stupid little quips. At least we can read and understand them.

Reply Posted by BILLY 2 SHITE on Tuesday October 29 2013 at 10:25
GI ORE ROARING DAFT LAD.