Kick-boxer Seb leaves Baxter in the soup

PUBLISHED: 15:00 18 October 2012

Sebastian Krawczyk was in sparkling form in his bout in Balham

Sebastian Krawczyk was in sparkling form in his bout in Balham


Forest Gate’s Mantis Kick-boxing Club secured a clean sweep of victories at the Scorpion kick-boxing promotions Night of the Champions 3 show at Chestnut Grove School in Balham.

Sebastian Krawczyk, 21, led the way with a victory in his bout for the vacant BIKMA English light-middleweight amateur title against the far more experienced Shawn Baxter.

In a hard-fought contest that could have gone either way, Krawczyk showed plenty of character to prevail in a close split decision.

His teammate Anas Khan was also in superb form, but was in no mood to hang around and clinched the fastest win in his group when stopping Steven Chapman in the first round with a series of heavy body shots.

Zamir Koleci capped a great day with an impressive display to outpoint Hari Havasathy in the 70kg category.

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