South Oxhey Boxing Club’s Reece Bellotti reached the final of the Haringey Box Cup but was beaten by Maltese fighter Haithem Laamouz.

Bellotti was competing in the Senior A 60 (1) class and navigated his way to the final with victories over Jake Slater and Stuart O'Connell.

He comfortably defeated Slater 3-0 on points before stopping O'Connell in their semi-final contest.

However, in the final against Laamouz he was narrowly beaten 2-1 on points and it was the fighter from St Julians Boxing Club who clinched the title.