Assassins claim five British title successes

Assassins show off their British titles.
Assassins show off their British titles.

Fighters from the Assassins Muay Thai and K1 Gym entered the WKU British Championships in Birmingham - and returned with five titles.

Lexie Peters, 10, Mkaylin Kneeland, seven, Elizabeth Griffiths, 13, and 14-year-old Saxon Nugent all won kickboxing titles, while Aliza Agwan, 13, is a British K1 champ.

Elizabeth and Saxon claimed their titles with first-round stoppages, Saxon also defeating a world champion.

Mkaylin became a British champ despite suffering from illness the night before.

For Aliza, it was her fourth title, while at the other end of the scale, Lexie became champion despite only a handful of fights to her name.

During Saturday’s kickboxing competitions, Taylor Bishop, 10, seven-year-old Ava Laight and Shaye Smith, 10, also represented the gym.

Sunday’s K1 action saw Mustafa Agwan, eight, beaten in his final, while Naomi Blankley, 13, also gained vital experience.