Lovers & Fighters

Islington Boxing Club, in North London: Reviewed by Amy Andrew March 03 2017

Boutique boxing gyms have stolen the show on the London fitness scene in recent months - dazzling their way into the limelight with killer conditioning classes, and taking the reins from CrossFit and TRX as the latest selfie-lover's workout. I mean, who doesn't look badass posing in retro boxing gloves?  Cahoonas writer Amy Andrew continues the circuit of London's Boxing clubs with a visit to Islington Boxing Club. Here's her verdict:- But...

Jade Ashmore Elite Champion Boxer and instructor. February 23 2017

We caught up with Jade and asked if she could shine a light on her personal journey in the world of boxing. My first year as a junior I won my first national title at 54kg. in those 2 years at Bradford College I made my first international debut for England V France, from then I boxed in Serbia, made the England youth boxing team, won bronze in the youth...

Ringtone Boxing club London Euston, by Amy Andrew February 19 2017

Ringtone Boxing Gym is an unexpected find; tucked in behind the busy transport hub that is Euston station, you'll locate it down a set of stairs, behind an unassuming doorway squeezed in among the vegetarian curry houses along Drummond Street.

Euston based Ringtone boxing gym

A new middleweight champion reigns October 12 2016

Boxing middleweight champion Bilal wears Cahoonas fightfixer gloves.

Bantam boxer Rachel Bower. August 11 2016

Fitzroy lodges Rachel Bower

Kane Baker Boxer delivers the pain July 09 2016

undefeated English Boxing Champion Kane Baker

Leander : London community's boxing girl July 09 2016

Boxing out of Fitzroy lodge London- leanne

Boxing out of Leith Victoria. Undefeated 5-0 champion Thomas Dickson July 09 2016

Thomas Dickson

1) as cheesy as it sounds my biggest achievement is being a father, nothing will ever come close to the joy my daughter brings me.

2) every fight is a challenge you'd have to be silly to think otherwise, but after October in looking forward to my first 6 round fight 👊🏼

3) as you might have guessed from my answer to number 1 my inspiration is my little girl I want to be the best me I can be to make her as proud as possible

swift fists lace up punchers glove, sparring gloves May 08 2016

Swiftfists sparring gloves by cahoonass the perfect Lace up punchers gloves. Let you deliver the pain while you train.

 

swiftfists lace up 16oz sparring gloves

Thinking boxing gloves February 02 2016

Triple layer energy dissipation system. Lace up sparring gloves.

Sparring gloves April 15 2016

Designing MMA fight gloves April 17 2016

Cage fighting gloves, MMA style grappling

Pain delivery systems sparring boxing gloves April 14 2016

FightFixer 14oz Sparring Boxing gloves April 14 2016

Josh Taylor fights on the FramptonQuigg card at Manchester arena. February 27 2016

Josh Taylor weighs-in ready for the big fight. Ready to #deliverthepain.

joshtaylorboxer weighs in on the FramptonQuigg undercard at Manchester arena.

Chantelle Byrne, woman of inspiration and female boxer. February 02 2016

Chantelle Byrne top female Scottish boxer

Josh Taylor makes his UK professional boxing debut in Edinburgh at Meadowbank arena October 27 2015

Aston Brown makes his professional fight debut count with a KO October 27 2015

Aston Brown Glasgow boxer weighs in and wins

Danny Henry wins the MMA World Championship title belt in South Africa October 14 2015

Kane Baker Boxer March 01 2015

Craig McEwan. Pro Boxer October 26 2014

 

Champion boxer Craig McEwan strolls towards camera in his Cahoonas & kilt.

 As an Amateur he fought his way through a massive 376 matches. Won ten gold medals at international tournaments, and captained the Scottish International team on a regular basis. Pop a load of other awards in there, like being given the glory of being the Scottish Champion at both junior and senior level, European Champion, British & Irish four Nations Champ and winning a bronze medal in 2002 & 2005 at the Commonwealth games then breaking Scotlands amateur record by winning 3 gold medals at international level and you start to see that Craig is a powerhouse of boxing destruction.

Craig turned professional in 2006 with a record of 21 wins, 10 by way of knock out 

1) What is your greatest sporting achievement to date?
1. Well there's a lot lol but fighting in Vegas 5 times, being part of one the best gyms in the world. Being managed by one of the best boxing trainers in the world being signed with Golding boy!

 

We invest in people, because you get a better return July 16 2014

Chris O'Hare. Athlete & 1500m Runner July 15 2014

Christopher O'Hare
Watch Chris fly round the track as he runs the 1500m. He's fast and he's proud and he's already carrying plenty of gold medals but these wont slow him down.
Cahoonas waited for a moment when Chris wasn't running like the wind and we asked him a few questions
as well as making him some Bespoke Scottish Running pants.

'The cahoonas are great. Very comfortable and they look class.' 

Another Win for Cahoonas fighter Andy Noble May 14 2014

Our fighter Andy Noble has done it again. Winning the Forza Championship fight title at Teamparente Gym event. He came he conquered he left the other guy in a mess. Train hard, fight hard and you'd better get some Cahoonas if you want to get in the ring with Andy. Here are a few choice shots of him delivering the pain.
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