BOXING LEGEND PRINCE NASEEM AND OLYMPIC CHAMPION NICOLA ADAMS HONOURED AT ANNUAL NORDOFF ROBBINS BOXING DINNER
Music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins once again teamed up with Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren and BoxNation to host an exciting evening of Championship Boxing tonight, at the London Hilton Hotel on Park Lane.
The prestigious ‘Nordoff Robbins Boxing Icon Award’ was handed to multiple world champion Prince Naseem in celebration of his glittering career, and the ‘Special Achievement Award’ to Olympic champion Nicola Adams OBE, proudly recognising her tremendous contribution to the sport itself, and the representation of women in Boxing.
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary milestone, the event raised £120,000 tonight in aid of Nordoff Robbins; the UK’s leading music therapy charity who are dedicated to changing the lives of vulnerable and isolated people across the UK.
Guests were led through the evening by BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing veteran Anton du Beke, with an exclusive live performance from the legendary Suggs, of Madness fame.
The event featured title-fight boxing, which included a clash between Boy Jones Jnr and Welshman Craig Evans for the vacant WBO European Lightweight championship, with Evanstaking the victory.
Celebrity guests included singer Sinitta, Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins, The Script Singer Danny O’Donahue X Factor 2018 contestant and Bat out of Hell star Gio Spano, TV personality Claire Sweeney, Jamie Jewitt and Laura Crane from Love Island and Big Brother 2018 stars Anamelia Silva, Isabella Farnese, Akeem Griffiths, Lewis Flanagan, Tomasz Wania and winner Cameron Cole.