It’s what you’ve all been waiting for: Part one of introducing the Round Four Fight Night fighters

They’re fit, fiery and ferocious, and coming to an arena near you

Fight Night is back in town and what a line up of fighters they have for us.

Durham’s fittest, fiercest, and sexiest student cohort have been training intensely for weeks under the watchful eye of the Wilder Events crew and professional coaches. They’ve put in the hours and piled on the muscle, and this Saturday, they’ll come tête à tête with destiny in the ultimate student boxing showdown. And if you can’t make it on Saturday, you can watch them fight it out online here.

Fight Night was established in 2021 by Wilder Events, and is managed by Durham students, for Durham students, and is the self-proclaimed (and widely agreed) best black tie event in Durham.

For Round Four, they have partnered with Blokes and Solidaritee, charities which both have a deep connection to the local and student community. Blokes is a not-for-profit mental health charity that provides men with a safe, supportive, and non-judgemental platform to open up about their mental health, connect with others and tell a #MaleTale.

Meanwhile, Solidaritee is a charity led by students and young people, standing against the injustices faced by refugees, and supporting NGOs working directly with those affected by forced displacement.

This year, Fight Night is sponsored by The Wild Card – Durham’s only student discount card. The Wild Card offers you hundreds of discounts all over the city, in bars, restaurants, shops and even hotels – great for when parents come to stay, or you want to do a Lydia Millen.

The Tab’s favourite Wild Card deals include 10 per cent off drinks at The Three Bridges, 50 per cent off Pizza Punks on a Tuesday, some cracking deals at Rev’s (£3 pints, half price cocktails and 40 per cent off food anyone?), free hair cuts, 10 per cent off at Timpson and Johnson’s Dry Cleaners, plus free entry to Dance Mondays at Loft. Sign us up asap.

If you love saving money, the Wild Card is a no-brainer and with the code ‘tabdurham’ you get an exclusive 25 per cent off the Wild Card. We can exclusively say this is the best deal in Durham, and you’ll even get priority bus boarding and free drinks on the night with a Wild Card. £15 well spent if you ask me.

But we know you’re excited, so without further ado, here are the first set of fighters to be gracing Rainton Arena on Saturday, and be sure to check out the other half of the cohort too.

Brittney ‘Slay Them’ Slavin

Representing: DUWFC

Opponent: Salome ‘De Badass’ Carey


Jack ‘One Beer’ Kinnear 

Representing: CCRFC

Opponent: Arjun ‘The Sikh Freak’ Johal


Lola ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Babalola

Representing: DU cheer

Opponent: Maddie ‘The Baddie’ Clark


‘The Beast from the Middle East’ Amir Rehman

Representing: CCRFC

Opponent: Theodor ‘Berserker’ Groes


Rebecca ‘The Untameable’ Todd

Representing: DU Hockey

Opponent: Mollie ‘Bish Bash’ Baars


Seb ‘The Supreme’ Allison

Representing: DU Cricket

Opponent: Christian ‘The Shed’ Garry


Jasmine ‘Blackout’ Brankin

Representing; DUWRFC

Opponent: Lara ‘The Bulldog’ Bennett


Kieran ‘Braut’ Bailey 

Representing: CCAFC

Opponent: Angus ‘Assassin’ Guy


Issy ‘Divine’ Devine

Representing: DU Lacrosse

Opponent: Lucy ‘The Arrow’ Harrow


Will ‘The Jackhammer’ Jack 

Representing: DU Hockey

Opponent: Rufus ‘The Dart’ Hart


Clem ‘Blackout’ Black 

Representing: DU Lacrosse

Opponent: Yasmin Gradwick-Light


Harry ‘Grizzly Bear’ Gordon

Representing: CCAFC

Opponent: ‘Stone Cold’ James Austin


Em ‘The Executioner’ Liu 

Representing: DU Sailing

Opponent: Sia ‘In Hell’ Jyoti


Fin ‘The Finisher’ Douglas

Representing: Van Mildert Football

Opponent: Sheldon ‘The Sherminator’ Fivaz

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