Return of the Mack, National Stadium, 30th August 2014

Return of the Mack, National Stadium, 30th August 2014   Matthew Macklin (30-5) will face WBC International champion Jorge Sebastien Heiland (23-4-2)in an official eliminator for the WBC Middleweight title held by Miguel Cotto at the National Stadium in Dublin on August 30.  Tickets sold out in 30 minutes for this eagerly anticipated card, which will be live […]

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Nevin wins Pro debut in Boston

Olympic sliver medallist John Joe Nevin outpointed previously unbeaten Alberto Candelaria on his professional debut in Boston on Saint Patricks Day.   The bout was scored 99-95 in favour of Nevin who tried desperately to stop his opponent but the Puerto Rican proved to be a very durable foe.  All three judges scored the bout 59/55 in favour of […]

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Successful title defences for Hogan & Doheny down under

       Dennis Hogan successfully defended his Australian Middleweight title in Brisbane on Sunday morning, against the Sydney’s Leroy Brown.  Hogan, 29, who moved to Brisbane from Kildare three years ago, out-worked the aggressive former amateur star with his jolting short counter-punches and punishing right hand. The judges scored the bout 98/92 twice, and […]

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Peter McDonagh wins Irish Light Middleweight title

Peter McDonagh defeated John Hutchinson over 10 rounds to win the Irish Light Middleweight title in Reading on Friday night.  Referee Marcus McDonnell scored the contest 98-93.  McDonagh previously beat Michael Gomez for the Irish Lightweight title in 2006.  The evergreen McDonagh now intends to pursue European glory at Welterweight.  Hutchinson went ten rounds for […]

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John Joe Nevin to make Professional debut March 17th in Boston

London 2012 silver medallist John Joe Nevin has vowed to make a winning start on his St Patrick’s Day pro debut at the House of Blues in Boston. The former AIBA World No.1 ranked bantamweight meets unbeaten Puerto Rican featherweight Alberto Candelaria (3-0-1, 2 KO’s) over six rounds in New England on a Golden Boy and Murphys U.S.A. co promotion. […]

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