(MAY 26) Born in Greece, her
home is in Athens. However Areti has been training since July
2011 under Alex Wilkey in the TKO Gym, London England where she
is managed by Johnny Eames
Before this fight she had 1 professional win, plus an impressive
amateur boxing record of 28 wins, and 7 losses Twice winning a
Silver Medal as Runner Up in the 60 Kilogram's class in the
Women’s Amateur World Championships in 2002 and 2003.
Her record as a Full Contact Kick
Boxer was even better, winning the Women’s World Championship in
the 60 Kilos weight class. Triumphant in 29 of her 30 fights.
Granted an annual licence by the British Boxing Board of Control
she is keen to become a Professional Women’s World Champion.
IN HER DRESSING ROOM BEFORE THE FIGHT.
Her opponent this time was JULIJA
CVETKOVA (20) from Jelgava, Latvia, a small pretty Sports
Management undergraduate at Riga Sports Academy in Riga, Latvia
with a happy attitude to her sport. CVETKOVA started her
professional boxing career in Riga on the 8th, October 2010 with
a 4 round points loss against another newcomer ALISE PRIEDTE.
Since then she has had a further 12 fights of which she won 2
(including a TKO against PRIEDTE in a rematch ) lost 8 and drawn
First Into the ring’s Red Corner,
CVETKOVA a slim 5 ft 3 inch woman with mid length light auburn
hair tied back, in a white vest with light blue shorts under her
blue silk dressing gown.
CVETKOVA WAITS PENSIVELY FOR
TO ENTER THE RING
Then Into the ring’s Blue Corner, MASTRODOUKA a
muscular 5 ft 7 inch woman with short black hair was clad in a
black sports bra with long blue shorts with “The Master “
emblazoned across her waistband.
MASTRODOUKA ENTERS RING
Master of Ceremonies Mike Goodall
announced that the fight was over 6 x 2 minute rounds and that
at the Weigh In CVETKOVA was 8 stone 11 lbs and MASTRODOUKA was
9 stone 2 lbs.
Both women started slowly, eyeing up their opponent and throwing
feinting punches which did not land.
CVETKOVA ducked down low to try and deliver a straight left to
her opponent’s solar plexus, but it fell short.
She tried several times again, following it up with a giant
right swing to the body which also failed to connect.
The referee gave CVETKOVA a warning for bending down too low
when attempting to deliver these blows.
MASTRODOUKA quickly started to assert herself from the centre of
She forced CVETKOVA to dance
defensively backwards around the ring
A brief tussle ended with CVETKOVA’S head under MASTRODOUKA’S
MASTRODOUKA continued with her attacks, knocking CVETKOVA down
against the ropes with a right hand punch. CVETKOVA got up
quickly, raising her arms above her head to show that she was
O.K. but the referee gave her a standing count of 8 in the
adjacent neutral corner before allowing the fight to continue.
The round ended with CVETKOVA pinned in the Blue corner with her
head down protected by her two gloved hands whilst MASTRODOUKA
rained right and left combinations on her upper torso and head.
After the bell, CVETKOVA strode straight to her corner where a
compatriot male boxer gave her animated advice whilst her Second
freshened her up.
MASTRODOUKA had decided that she was no longer “playing” with
She launched a series of her characteristic two handed attacks
delivering quick blows to every vulnerable part of her opponent.
CVETKOVA grabbed her temporarily around the waist.
With CVETKOVA back against the ropes she delivered a number of
short right jabs to the body before knocking her down backwards
with a left hook. The referee stepped between them and as
CVETKOVA got up straight away he did not give her a count.
MASRODOUKA then drove her into the opposite neutral corner where
she delivered a tirade of right and left combination blows,
quickly putting CVETCOVA down on her hands with a right hook.
CVETKOVA got up quickly but the referee gave her a standing
count of 8. He allowed the fight to continue for a few seconds
more, with CVETKOVA covering up with her gloves protecting her
face from her opponent’s many punches, but then stopped the
fight to prevent her receiving further punishment.
MASTRODOUKA was declared the winner by a TKO
The audience applauded loudly.
MASTRODOUKA fights like a man. She is very fast with both her
fists, and moves well, delivering combinations to her opponent's
head and body - wherever she sees an opening. Although
describing herself as a Southpaw she seemed equally adept at
leading with either hand. She is very focused. She is World
CVETKOVA was outclassed, but fought bravely against a taller and
As a professional boxer MASTRODOUKA advances to 2 win and no
losses, and CVETKOVA drops to 2 wins 10 losses and 2 draws.
Speaking to your correspondent after the fight MASTRODOUKA
confirmed that it was an easy fight. She expressed her strong
desire to become a World Champion Boxer but needs sponsorship;
large or small to help her achieve her ambition. She is hoping
to fight abroad in July and to appear again at York Hall, London
on MIRANDA CARTER’S next LEFT JAB promotion on Sunday, 23rd
CVETKOVA declined to comment.
CVETKOVA AND MASTRODOUKA POSE
AFTER THE FIGHT.
The 7 mens’ contests were full of
action and drama. The contestants seeming to have more fire in
their bellies than last time : -
Super middleweight DARREN McKENNA (Hayes) stopped ERIC MOKONZO
(London) in the Second Round, after himself being knocked down
in the First round of a 4 round contest.
Light weight JACK DISHART ( Bexleyheath) fought SHAUN TRIBBLE
(Gosport) to a draw over 4 rounds
Middleweight DALEY OJUEDERIE (Kensington) beat ROBERT STUDZINSKI
(Llanelli) 40 points to 36 points over 4 rounds
Cruiserweight WADI CAMACHO ( Canning Town ) beat IGORIS BORUCHA
(Lithuania) 39 points to 36 points over 4 rounds
Cruiserweight MENAY “The Emperor “ EDWARDS (Crayford ) beat
REMIGIJUS ZIAUSYS (Lithuania) 60 points to 55 points over 6 hard
fought rounds where each man gave as hard as he got. ZIAUSYS ,
who bears a strong likeness to the film star RICHARD JAEKEL,
continuing to attack his larger opponent despite receiving
Heavyweight WADI CAMACHO (Canning Town) beat ROLANDAS CESNA
(Lithuania) by a TKO (Referee stopped contest) in the Second
Bout 8 BRITISH MASTERS TITLE
Welterweight DANNY CONNOR (Mitcham) narrowly beat the local
favorite TYLER GOODJOHN (Ely ) on points over 10 rounds. The
audience loudly expressing their disapproval when the result was
A HAPPY MIRANDA CARTER STANDS
NEXT TO NEW “BLOODIED” BRITISH MASTER’S WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION