By Sulayman Bah Gambian UK-based boxer Patrick Mendy has revealed plans to beef up boxing in Gambia by handing out ring items. The 24-year-old who recently visited the country on a brief sabbatical has outlined his intentions to see boxing in the country restore its former glory.Being the only Gambian boxing export, the man dubbed Tiger knows all about difficulties hampering the rise of the sport, and on social media on Tuesday, didn’t hesitate to list out items the Gambia Boxing Association could soon lay hands on as his contribution. ‘All this is going to The Gambia Boxers, (to) help them to get everything in their gym so that they can do their work easily. I believe I can see another Champion coming from Gambia that’s why I need to help them.. 10 different boxing punching bags with chains – different shapes and sizes 2 ceiling to floor punch bags with attachments 30 pairs of boxing gloves – different weights 10oz to 18oz 30 skipping ropes 30 head guards 30 groin guards 30 mouth shields 30 pairs of hand wraps 30 T shirts 30 Shorts 30 pair of boxing shoes,’ he said. Patrick made his professional debut in the ring 2009. He won the 13th series of the prizefighter and the youngest boxer to pick the title in British boxing history. The 24-year-old secured his first professional belt after victory over Polis boxer Roberts Swierzbinksi November 2014. ]]>
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