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Conlan ready for Guzman test

THE Michael Conlan express rolls into Tucson, Arizona this Friday night (Saturday morning Irish time) as he looks to make it four wins from four against Kenny Guzman who has similar ambitions. The LA-based West Belfast man has enjoyed a trio of third-round stoppage wins to date since making his professional debut in Madison Square […]

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St Paul’s ABC opens its doors to heavyweight champion Fury

By David Mohan IT’S not every day a recent, undisputed heavyweight champion of the world visits West Belfast, but on Monday, Tyson Fury chose the newly-refurbished St Paul’s ABC behind Riverdale shops as the venue his first training session in quite some time. The 29 year-old won the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and Ring titles […]

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Fury backs Frampton to bounce back

TYSON Fury believes Carl Frampton has plenty of options upon his return and feels ‘The Jackal’ is more than capable of getting his hands on another world title. Frampton as been out of action since losing his WBA featherweight title in a rematch against Leo Santa Cruz in Las Vegas back in January with his […]

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Burnett determined to become a ‘great champion’

BUILDING a legacy and being known a great world champion is the motivation for Ryan Burnett who looks to unify the bantamweight division in what is the first defence of his IBF title against another man making a maiden defence, WBA king Zhanat Zhakiyanov on October 21 at the SSE Arena. The pair came face-to-face […]

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McComb determined to add to his medal collection in Hamburg

THE decision to stay with the amateur code was one Sean McComb made at the start of this year with the World Championships in mind. The Holy Trinity man now gets his opportunity to prove he is one of the top light-welterweights on the planet in Hamburg when he embarks upon his third World Championships […]

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Irvine confident he can rule the flyweight Roost

REACHING the medal podium is the bottom line for Brendan Irvine as the West Belfast man prepares for the start of the World Elite Championships in Hamburg this week. The St Paul’s flyweight came back from the European Championships with bronze after losing out to England’s Niall Farrell at the semi-final stage and anything less […]

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