THERE was plenty of ring action on Saturday as some of the best fighters in south Essex squared up to each other at the Southend Convervative Club in Clarence Road.

The Southend Amateur Boxing Club was holding its fight show – featuring senior, youth and schoolboys.

Youngsters from Rayleigh, Tilbury, Chalvedon and Five Star ABC took part alongside fighters from the Islington ABC.

One of the featured bouts pitted Rayleigh's Lenny Howell against tough Tilbury fighter Sonny