Royal Regiment of Scotland Boxing
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Best Of Royal Regiment Of Scotland Boxing Talent Take To The Ring

The atmosphere was electric with more than 700 enthusiastic fans cheering on boxers from the regiment

Royal Regiment of Scotland Boxing

All five regular battalions from the Royal Regiment of Scotland were represented at a fantastic night of boxing in Edinburgh.

Nicknamed "The Boxing Battalion", 4th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS) did not disappoint by dominating the evening.

This year the fight night moved to a new home, The Oriam Sports Centre in Edinburgh.

The centre, which is used by Scotland's national football and rugby teams ahead of major internationals, provided an electric atmosphere with more than 700 enthusiastic fans cheering on boxers from all five of the regiment's regular battalions.

In the first half;  

Hldr Anderson (4 SCOTS)  beat Fus Campbell (2 SCOTS)

Hldr Wishart (4 SCOTS) beat LCpl McRobbie (3 SCOTS)

Pte Dawson (3 SCOTS) beat Fus Andrews (2 SCOTS)

Fus McGraw (2 SCOTS) beat Hldr Glanville (4 SCOTS)

Pte Torbet (3 SCOTS) beat Pte Hampton (5 SCOTS)

Watch the video below to see interviews with the winning boxers

The second half saw a further five fights.

Hldr Barclay (4 SCOTS) beat Fus MacDonald (2 SCOTS)

LCpl Biscette (1 SCOTS) beat Pte Hanson (3 SCOTS)

LCpl McIntyre (4 SCOTS) beat LCpl Wilson (3 SCOTS)

Fus Stevenson (2 SCOTS) beat LCpl Hayes (3 SCOTS)

LCpl Mackie (3 SCOTS) beat 2Lt Martin (2 SCOTS)

Watch the video below to see interviews with the winning boxers

Forces Radio BFBS Scotland covered a few of the boxers in the lead up to fight night including 2 SCOTS who combined training with community engagement in a local boxing gym.

5 SCOTS is the smallest battalion in the Royal Regiment of Scotland but their boxer was determined to represent Balaklava Company with pride.

3 SCOTS travelled in numbers from Fort George, Inverness for fight night, enlisting the support of 3 RIFLES boxing gym in their preparation.

Mark McKenzie caught up with many of those involved in the night including VIP guest Josh Taylor.

The Commonwealth gold medal winner is currently unbeaten in his first 14 pro fights and in line for a shot at the world title.

Best Boxer Highlander Kai Anderson from 4 SCOTS in Catterick.

Best Boxer winner Hldr Kai Anderson 4SCOTS

See more of the action in David McCann's Forces TV report

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