Clubs Set for Defibs

Boxing clubs throughout the country have been awarded a vital defibrillator as part of the Maverick Stars 'Keep the Beat' campaign. The initiative aims to promote CPR techniques along with donating fifty defibs to amateur gyms. Headed up by Maverick ...
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Champ Backs ‘Keep the Beat’

World champion boxer Savannah Marshall is backing a new campaign to save lives by providing vital defibrillators for boxing clubs. ‘Keep the Beat – Maverick’s Restart a Heart’ aims to raise awareness of CPR techniques along with donating 50 defibs ...
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Maverick Campaign for Boxing Club Defibs

Maverick Stars Trust has launched a nationwide initiative to provide vital defibrillators and CPR awareness for England Boxing member clubs. Sudden cardiac arrest in young people – including high-profile athletes – has increasingly been making headlines in recent years. Helping ...
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Final Push for Timperley

Timperley ABC has launched a campaign to raise extra funds needed for a vital gym extension. Local MP Sir Graham Brady has thrown his weight behind the cause following years of red tape and rising costs. It’s been four years ...
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Bright Future for Female Coaches

Maverick Stars Trust is supporting ten female boxing coaches to deliver bespoke activities at their respective gyms.  The latest initiative, where each coach receives £2,500 to create a programme based on their community’s specific needs, follows on from the residential ...
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DJ’s Chance to Shine

Delicious Orie will take his place at the World Boxing Championships in Serbia alongside fighters from 105 countries. The GB super-heavyweight and Maverick Stars ambassador has been selected to take part in the tournament which starts in Belgrade on October ...
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Coaching Masterclass

The English Institute of Sport was the venue for a hugely successful female coaching development programme. The residential weekend in Sheffield, supported by Maverick Stars Trust, hosted trainers from across the country. Ten selected coaches made the trip to the ...
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Vets March On

Maverick Stars is extending its ‘Operation Warrior’ programme to several new UK regions. The initiative has proved an outstanding success in supporting armed forces veterans. Following an inaugural veterans project on Merseyside, eight-week courses - featuring boxing sessions, team building ...
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DJ Throwing Shapes

A special guest dropped into a recent Maverick Veterans session at a Hereford gym. GB Boxer Delicious Orie - recently returned from the Tokyo Games - used his significant talents to put participants through their paces. The initiative at South ...
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Boxing Education

Young Salfordians keen on pursuing a career in boxing, or other sports related jobs, can now follow their dreams at Walkden ABC. From September (2021) 'The Boxing College' will open its doors to students aged 16 and over. Based at ...
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Sheffield Steel Stars

Maverick Stars Trust has launched a new partnership using football and boxing to help change young lives. The charity is working with Sheffield Wednesday FC and the Steel City Gym to deliver a series of workshops for local schoolchildren. Sheffield's ...
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Love for Boxing in Lancashire

Sport and politics  combined once again to celebrate the launch of a new partnership at a Lancashire gym. Maverick Stars Trust is working with Love ABA Police Boxing Club on a series of new initiatives. The Rawtenstall gym, under the ...
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Great and the Good at Walkden

It was a who's who from the world of boxing and celebrity as Walkden ABC officially opened its doors. The club - in partnership with Maverick Stars Trust - has been open for business since COVID restrictions were eased, but ...
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Gyms Finally Reopen Their Doors in England

After an extended period of closure due to the CoronaVirus pandemic, boxing gyms up and down the country were finally able to reopen last week. Derry Mathews Boxing Academy, Timperley ABC, Wimborne ABC, Pat Benson's Boxing Academy and Paramount ABC ...
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Unsung Hero – Sean Rafferty

Each Friday we pay homage to a boxing ‘unsung hero’. The lifeblood of the sport - the men and women who have contributed so much and asked for so little, who have saved lives and transformed futures. This week, we ...
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All You Need Is Love……..Boxing Club

Like most boxing gyms throughout the land, Love ABA Police Boxing Club in Lancashire has once again opened its doors – with a helping hand from Maverick Stars Trust. The gym, in Rawtenstall, under the guidance of Paddy Connellan, has ...
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The Finest Gym in Manchester

The Finest Gym in Manchester is joining forces with Maverick Stars Trust to deliver initiatives to get young people moving again. But while it's good news for now, the club needs to find a new long-term home as the area ...
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Unsung Hero – Mark Davidson

Each Friday we pay homage to a boxing ‘unsung hero’. The lifeblood of the sport - the men and women who have contributed so much and asked for so little, who have saved lives and transformed futures. This week, we ...
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Good News Travels….

It's been a good week in the press for Maverick Stars Trust with publications nationwide giving column inches to our initiatives. The Star in Sheffield reports.... Owls captain, Barry Bannan, has helped a local charity drive blitz passed their target ...
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Next Generation at Walkden ABC

Maverick Stars' coaches Aqib Fiaz and Danny Wright have been working with Salford Youth Service to deliver free boxing classes at the new Walkden ABC. Professional fighter Fiaz and former pro Wright coached eight kids per session, introducing them to ...
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Derry’s Fit and Fed

A Maverick Stars Fit and Fed programme has been an overwhelming success in Liverpool. Based at Derry Mathew's gym, the initiative proved so popular that extra sessions had to be scheduled. The scheme was launched to ensure young people received ...
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Crolla’s Latest Gym Blow

Anthony Crolla's hopes of rebuilding his old amateur boxing club have been dealt a huge blow. The Manchester boxing legend's gym - Fox ABC in Failsworth - was destroyed in a fire in March. Working in partnership with Maverick Stars, ...
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Million Dollar Crolla Is a Maverick Star

Manchester boxing legend Anthony Crolla has joined forces with Maverick Stars as he looks for a new home for his amateur gym. Fox ABC in Failsworth was destroyed in March when a suspicious fire raged through the mill it was ...
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New Salford Gym Raring to Go

A new boxing gym aimed at providing opportunities for young people in Salford is ready to open its doors - just as soon it's safe to do so.As the nation remains on lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, work has ...
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Support for Timperley ABC

Timperley ABC has been given a boost with a new sponsor coming on board. McQueen Dairies has provided kit for the junior members of the club. Business development manager, Adam McQueen, handed out -t-shirts to the young boxers. The club, ...
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Making a difference at Market Drayton ABC

It’s been a busy time for Market Drayton Boxing after the club has secured investment from Maverick Stars Trust to deliver an after-school project alongside the town’s Grove School in Market Drayton itself. Improving School attendance and behaviour Shropshire-based club ...
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Walkden ABC – Doors Opening Soon!

  A new gym in the Walkden area of Salford is nearing completion and set to open before the end of the January. The facility will include a boxing gym and multi-activity hub for young people.  Based at Walkden Town ...
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Fishergate – Reels them in

A fantastic new initiative at Fishersgate Amateur Boxing Club is proving a big hit with people living with Parkinson's disease. Research has shown that boxing can improve symptoms of Parkinson's, helping those diagnosed with the disease to maintain higher levels ...
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Jamie’s Dream Edges Closer

Maverick Stars, working alongside fighter-turned-trainer Jamie Moore, have been given the green light to go ahead with plans to open a boxing club in Salford. Walkden ABC will take its place within a unit at the Walkden Shopping centre that ...
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Aston ABC – Flags out for new coaches

The boxers meet once a month with the overall aim of getting more women involved in the sport. The intiative is led by Aston ABCs lead coach John Homer, who said: "We first started the squad in 2016 and it ...
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Lee Jones ABC – England Squad In Liverpool

Maverick stars trust purchased a second hand ring for jones abc . It has helped raise the club profile massively and increased capacity to reduce costs in hosting events such as spar days , club shows , hosting regional rounds ...
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Timperley Amateur Boxing Club

The club based on the Broomwood Estate has been providing a significant quality service to its local community since its inception seven years previously, the trustees were impressed on how the club had continued to sustain itself without any significant ...
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