Boxing in Paradise

Boxing in Paradise

Showtime boxing in ParadiseOriginally uploaded by Steve_Mc Boxing with a West Indian flavour. It felt more like a cricket game. Well, it was held in St. Lucia’s national cricket stadium. Supporters of the Guyanese boxer in the stands drumming and flag waving constantly… several showers forcing the ringside crowd to flee to the drinks tent… and the crowd shouting ‘Salop!’ every time a punch connected. And the highlight? Maybe when accumulated rain on the tarp above the ring was blown down and drenched the VIPs & boxers’ wives….! “Welcome to the Caribbean,...