Dominica competes in Martinique Boxing tournament

The Dominican team
The Dominican team

A group of young Dominicans is presently in Martinique competing in a Boxing tournament.

The Boxing Tournament for Creole Speaking Countries runs from July 2 to July 4 in Lamentin.

Boxers from Gaudeloupe, Martinique, Guyane, Haiti, St. Lucia and Dominica are participating in the event.

So far, on Thursday night, Charles Leatham of Dominica has won his first bout against his Martinique opponent.

However, Mitchel Bertrand, of Dominica who is competing for the first time in a regional competition, has lost his bout to Guadeloupe.

The full Dominican team consists of:

Robert Valmond/ Coach

Job Joseph/ Coach

Samond David/ 80kg light heavy weight

Esaias Burnette/ 69kg welterweight

Mitchel Bertrand/ 69 welterweight

Jamesy Greenaway/ 64kg light welter

Rowain Christopher/ 75kg middle weight

Joachim Isaac/ 90kg super heavy weight

Ghandi Matthew/ 75kg middle weight

Simon Joseph/56kg bantan weight

Charles Leatham/69kg welter weight

Letham (right) defeated his Martinique opponent (left) on Thursday night
Letham (right) defeated his Martinique opponent (left) on Thursday night

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  1. delbert harry
    July 3, 2015

    That’s right bring back that Kwéyòl. Fierté Kwéyòl.

  2. Zoh
    July 3, 2015

    All the best guys. Make us proud.

  3. Hack R Us
    July 3, 2015

    Great job Charles, if the boxing thing don’t work out you can always fallback on your computer building and modification skills. DIG DEEP for the next round, show no mercy.

  4. verns
    July 3, 2015

    Congrats Rowain and the rest

  5. Mizz J
    July 3, 2015

    Yes, I like positive things! Go on young men. Make us proud!

  6. fire man
    July 3, 2015

    I wonder if our boys can speak Creole. not trying to be negative, i’m just wondering. Young boys in places like grandbay know creole but most young boys don’t know allot except from : wap wap, dam dam, allor zanmi.

  7. mandate 2 mismanage
    July 3, 2015

    Go Job Joseph! Massive respect. Looking good!

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