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Conlan ‘pretty close’ to world title shot

JAMIE Conlan is on the verge of securing a world title fight and younger brother Michael could be on the card for a Belfast showdown later this year. Conlan will return to the ring at the Waterfront Hall on June 17 and was in Belfast on Tuesday to promote the fight along with co-headliner Paddy […]

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Burnett planning to be Belfast’s latest world champ

BELFAST fight fans will be hoping to salute their latest world champion on June 10 when Ryan Burnett challenges Lee Haskins for the IBF bantamweight title at the SSE (formerly Odyssey) Arena. The pair came together earlier yesterday (Wednesday) at the Europa Hotel for a press conference to officially announce the showdown between experienced champion […]

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Burnett gets Belfast world title fight with Haskins

A WORLD title homecoming has been confirmed for Ryan Burnett who will challenge Lee Haskins for the IBF bantamweight title at the SSE (formerly Odyssey) Arena on June 10. The Newington man who boasts a perfect professional record of 16 wins in as many contests, has not boxed in his home city since November 2014 […]

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Healy avenges past loss to get on title track

THE dream of winning the Irish title before hanging up the gloves at the end of this year remains on course for Gerard Healy following his win over William Warburton on Saturday. ‘Boom Boom’ had previously lost out to the Englishman who was taking part in his 143rd professional contest at the weekend and has […]

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Morris makes victorious return

AFTER over two years out of the ring, Mark Morris returned with a four round points win over Antonio Horvatic at The Devenish on Saturday to improve to 3-1. ‘The Reaper’ had not boxed since a defeat to James Fryers back in 2015, but did not look like a man who had been inactive for […]

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Reinvigorated Cacace can look forward to Ward title clash

THINGS are looking up for Anthony Cacace and that reflects in his general mood as ‘The Apache’ can look forward to his long-overdue crack at the British super-featherweight title. On top of that, the 28 year-old who has amassed 15 wins from as many professional contests was recently awarded the Eddie Shaw Trophy by the NI […]

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