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Hale and Murphy emerge on Ulster Elite semi-finals’ night

A MOUTHWATERING Ulster Elite finals night on Tuesday lies in store following Thursday’s semi-finals at The Devenish. The start of the night saw two excellent bantamweight semi-finals that were won by John Paul Hale and Colm Murphy. First off, defending champion Hale took a unanimous decision against Monkstown’s Conor Kerr, but he didn’t have things […]

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Irvine to skipper Irish at Olympic qualifier

IT was a case of double delight for Brendan Irvine last week as he had his ticket stamped for next month’s Olympic qualifier and was named captain of the 13-strong Irish team. Irvine is the only survivor from the Rio Olympics so was a natural choice to lead the team, but also admitted there was […]

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Croc set to bare his teeth

THE ascent towards titles begins now for Lewis Crocker as the South Belfast man gets set for a step-up against former British title challenger John Thain at the Ulster Hall on Saturday night. The former Holy Trinity amateur has racked up 10 wins from 10 since making his professional debut in March 2017 with the […]

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McComb aiming for the perfect 10

IT’S been quite a start to life as a professional boxer for Sean McComb who is planning to make it the perfect 10 at the Ulster Hall on Saturday night in a major step-up against Argentina’s Mauro Maximiliano Godoy (MTK Fight Night live on You Tube and ESPN+ in America). The former Latino champion is […]

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Confident Fitzpatrick can blast his way to victory in Irish title showdown

IT is a fight that has created a buzz and prompted much debate, but Joe Fitzpatrick insists he has the tools to claim the Irish lightweight title at the expense of Gary Cully at the sold-out Ulster Hall on Saturday night. This battle of the southpaws has divided opinion and is hopefully the beginning of […]

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Holy Trinity ABC to host club show

West Belfast boxing club, Holy Trinity ABC, are staging a night of exhibition boxing at the Trinity Lodge Social Club this week, on Thursday January 23. The slick skills of some of the famous club’s rising young stars and champion boxers will be on view, first bout 7pm. The programme contains 18 exhibition bouts involving […]

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