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Barnes enjoys satisfactory night’s work against Garzon

PADDY Barnes enjoyed a much more satisfying night at the Waterfront Hall on Friday when he scored his second professional win with a 60-54 points win over Adrian Dimas Garzon. With his professional debut ending in farce, this time Barnes faced an opponent who thankfully came to box rather than spoil and get thrown out […]

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Tennyson produces the power to reclaim old title against Geraghty

THE Irish super-featherweight title is back in the possession of James Tennyson once again following his sixth round victory over Declan Geraghty on Friday. Tennyson won the title back in 2013 but moved down to campaign at featherweight. Now back up at the 130lb limit, ‘The Assassin’ powered past Dublin’s Geraghty in a fight that […]

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Crocker wastes no time to score debut victory

HE had to wait a little longer to make his professional debut than he had hoped, but Lewis Crocker wasted no time in announcing himself when he got into the ring at the Waterfront Hall on Friday night. The South Belfast man took just 67 seconds to blast out Ferenc Jarko with his much vaunted […]

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McKenna has Irish title in his sights after Hanney victory

TYRONE McKenna is eyeing an Irish title following the successful defence of his BUI Celtic Nations light-welterweight title against Jake Hanney on Friday. The rangey southpaw gradually took control against the Dubliner but had to come through some adversity with a head clash in the second opening a nasty gash over his left eye, but […]

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Conlan ready for his Garden party

THE time has come for beginning of ‘the takeover’. On Friday night in New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden, Michael Conlan will march to the ring for the first time as a professional boxer. It now seems an eternity since the West Belfast man let the world know in no uncertain terms just what he […]

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Conlan does it the hard way to keep title hopes on track

JAMIE Conlan does not do things the easy way and it was the same story on Friday night when he picked himself off the canvas in the eighth round to edge Yarder Cardoza on a split decision to claim the WBC Silver International super-flyweight title and keep his world title ambitions on track. ‘The Mexican’ […]

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