Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Brother Backed to Bestow More Glory on Family

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Brother Backed to Bestow More Glory on Family

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JON-LEWIS is convinced that younger brother Travis is about to follow him to British title glory.

Travis takes on Bob Ajisafe at Bluewater in Kent on October 4 in the final of the inaugural MaxiNutrition Knockout competition which carries with it the even bigger incentive of the British light heavyweight crown.

Ajisafe is the only fighter to have beaten the younger Dickinson in the paid ranks but Jon-Lewis believes a much more dedicated Travis will reverse that single setback. And big brother will be ringside as usual to hopefully witness a piece of Dickinson family history.

"Travis is destined to follow me step by step along the way," insisted Jon-Lewis. "We're the only two brothers to win Prizefighter, he currently holds the English title like I once did, and now he can become British champion. That would be something extra special."

Young Dickinson dropped a unanimous points decision to Ajisafe in October of 2012 after being badly cut in the first round. …

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