Ryan King has been crowned Australia’s Youth Super Heavyweight Champion at the Australian Under 19’s Boxing Championships at the Gold Coast.
The 17-year-old is a product of Budgewoi’s Central Coast Boxing Gym and took out the 2019 title after beating Victoria’s, Rueben Villegas, in the finals.
It’s a momentous win for the gym, with King being its first boxer to ever claim an Australian championship title.
It’s also a step in the right direction for the young boxer whose held a lifelong dream of going pro and is now focusing his efforts on being selected for the Australian team for the Commonwealth Games 2022.
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Boxing NSW: 2019 Australian Under 19’s Boxing Championships