Jeans collects second scalp
PUBLISHED: 15:10 10 April 2008 | UPDATED: 08:58 10 June 2010
Lympstone boxer Keith Jeans beat Weston super-Mare favourite Joe Perry to rack up his second win in less than two weeks. Now the improving Jeans has won for the second time by travelling to the opposing boxer's back yard and beating him in front of home f
Lympstone boxer Keith Jeans beat Weston super-Mare favourite Joe Perry to rack up his second win in less than two weeks.Now the improving Jeans has won for the second time by travelling to the opposing boxer's back yard and beating him in front of home fans - he also beat Bideford favourite Will Deacon.Jeans, who last time out weighed in at 69kgs, gave away almost half-a-stone to the 72 kilo Perry.Regardless of his physical disadvantages, Jeans was immediately on the attack.He pressed for a close quarters contest, trying to nullify his opponent's reach advantage, boxing in spurts to keep the home man on the defensive.In the second round, Jeans showed another dimension to his skills and began landing solid jabs, knocking Perry's head back.By the third round Jeans had taken complete control, forcing his opponent to retreat throughout, and he was awarded a unanimous decision.On the same show 15-year-old Kalup Orchard, 66kg, gained his first win for the club when he scored a stunning first-round one-punch knockout against Weston's Dan Cook.Orchard attacked from the opening bell and midway through the round landed a devastating punch that dropped Cook for the full count.Battler Harry Webb, 11-years-old, didn't fair as well as his clubmates after he was stopped in the first round of his bout with Owen Tapp from Chepstow.Tapp started fast, throwing punches from all angles - Webb covered well but unfortunately didn't throw punches in return.The referee had no choice but to stop the bout.