McKay now ranked 10th in country.
Warrington amateur boxer, Mike McKay (14-11), has received a top ten ranking in the Heavyweight division of the sport, after reaching the Quarter Finals of the England Boxing Elite Championships.
McKay, of Warrington’s Hook and Jab Amateur Boxing Club, lost a closely contested quarter final bout against Manx Boxer, Krystian Borucki (149-108), on a split decision. McKay made a tentative start in first round, but began to gain confidence from the second round onwards. In the third and final round, McKay began to assert his strength over his opponent and came close to stealing victory.