Here’s the latest news on whats happening in the boxing world…… Lee Selby has said that after he defends his IBF featherweight belt against Josh Warrington, he’s targeting a showdown with Carl Frampton – “Let’s see what Josh is made of. He’s done everything asked of him so far. He’s picked up my vacated titles… Continue reading Boxing news roundup…..
In just over six weeks time, one of Ireland’s most decorated amateurs will make his debut in the pro ranks. Kildare native Roy Sheahan has decided to try his hand in the pro game and will be one of eight middleweight contenders in the inaugural ‘Last Man Standing‘ on Saturday, March 3rd in the national stadium.… Continue reading Roy Sheahan – “If I get near my best I can give anyone in the world trouble”…..
In just under a month’s time, one of Ireland’s top prospects Regan ‘The Rocket’ Buckley 2-0 will make another step-up as he travels to Manchester to take on central area champion Craig Derbyshire on Feb 16th in a Bantamweight bout. Following on from a breakout year in 2017, Regan is looking to continue that progression… Continue reading Regan Buckley – “I want to end the year as Irish champion”…..
With less than two months to go and after weeks of speculation surrounding the TV deal for the inaugural Ireland’s Last Man Standing show on March 3rd, the broadcaster has finally been confirmed. Red Corner & Assassin Promotions have tonight announced that Ireland’s TG4 will be the official broadcaster for the event that looks to… Continue reading TV deal announced for ‘Ireland’s Last Man Standing’…..
Following on from his thrilling stoppage win over ‘Crank’ Whitehouse in December for the Celtic welterweight title, Jay Byrne is looking to prove the doubters wrong yet again. ‘The Negotiator’ will make another step-up in class and weight as we can confirm he will face Celtic champion Craig ‘The Iron’ O’Brien for the Irish light-middleweight title on… Continue reading BREAKING: Clash of champions as Jay Byrne & Craig O’Brien battle for the Irish light-middleweight title…..
One of Ireland’s top prospects, light-welterweight Victor Rabei 3-0 recently signed a promotional deal with Assassin Promotions in what looks like a partnership that will showcase Rabei around the globe, similar to what Assassin have done for Ray Moylette – “I had a good meeting with Kaz Evans (Head of Assassin) and he outlined his plan… Continue reading Exciting times ahead for Victor Rabei…..
Boxing Ireland promotions and Tony Davitt promotions have announced their first show of the year, with ‘Celtic Clash 5‘ set for Saturday, March 24th, in Good Counsel GAA club in drimnagh, Dublin. They will look to build on a real breakthrough year in 2017 which saw them host the Celtic Clash series in the national… Continue reading Boxing Ireland announce ‘Celtic Clash 5’ for March 24th…..