Curtis Woodhouse and Tommy Coyle entertained the fans at the Guild Hall in Hull on Sunday all in aid of the continued recovery of fellow fighter Jerome Wilson.
Wilson, 29, was injured during a bout in Sheffield on September 12 which resulted in the courageous light-welterweight requiring emergency surgery on his brain.
The Yorkshireman has since shown his spirit in battling back, regaining consciousness and some functioning in the past two weeks – surprising doctors with the speed of his improvement.
Upon hearing Wilson’s misfortune, the boxing community in the UK set-up several fundrasining events, one of which was the exhibition spar between Woodhouse and Coyle seen below in the video by IFL TV.
Former British champion Woodhouse has recently announced that he is reversing his decision to retire in the summer, whilst Coyle is in training for a contest against rugged Aussie Michael Katsidis next month.
The two gave up their time, along with several current and ex-pro’s including Ryan Rhodes, Jamie Moore and Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell, the latter of which oversaw the bout as special guest referee.
To make a donation to the Jerome Wilson Fund use the following account details:
BARCLAYS: SORT CODE – 20-76-92 ACCOUNT NUMBER – 63868354
Watch the video below by IFL TV and you can follow IFL TV on Twitter using the link provided