Wednesday 8 November 1989

Another short entry, grief I was good at this wasn’t I?  (Rhetorical!)

After a hard day at it, studying was such hard work, tonight we stayed in a watched the boxing.  I made no note at the time regarding who it was, but the tiniest amount of internet research has revealed to me that we must have watched highlights (we may even have watched live) from a couple of bouts from Wembley’s Grand Hall.

The top of the bill was Dave ‘Boy’ McAuley’s split decision victory over his challenger for the IBF flyweight title, Filipino Dodie Boy Penalosa. Also on the bill was Duke McKenzie, from whom, McAuley had won his title five months earlier.

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