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Confident Conlan aiming to lead Hernandez up the Garden path

MOST, if not all, boxers dream of fighting at Madison Square Garden, so Michael Conlan knows he is in a privileged position as he gets ready to grace the ‘Mecca of Boxing’ for the fifth time in his career this Sunday for his third straight St Patrick’s Day shindig. The popular Falls man takes on […]

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Conlan Féile fight looks on the cards

WEST Belfast boxer Michael Conlan has hinted heavily that his biggest fight to date will take place on home turf as part of this August’s Féile an Phobail. Speculation is growing that the Cavendish Street WBO Inter-Continental feather-weight champion will top the bill and potentially face Top Rank stablemate Vladmir Nikitin in front of 15,000 […]

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McCarthy ready to rise to Riakporhe challenge

TOMMY McCarthy knows he must rise to the occasion in Peterborough tonight (Saturday) as he bids to relieve Richard Riakporhe of the WBA Inter-Continental cruiserweight title, live on Sky Sports. McCarthy has enjoyed two routine wins since linking-up with manager, Mark Dunlop at the end of last year including an eight round points victory over […]

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Frampton hoping for a big summer showdown

A HUGE summer showdown is still in the pipeline for Carl Frampton with ‘The Jackal’ hopeful the third fight with Leo Santa Cruz can be made. His promoter, Frank Warren, revealed on Monday that the North Belfast man, who celebrated his 32nd birthday on Thursday will likely be back in the ring at the end […]

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Fitzpatrick to make a fresh start with new team

IT’S a new beginning for Joe Fitzpatrick as the Divis man gets ready to restart his career under new management. The silver medalist from the 2014 Commonwealth Games penned a management deal with Boxing Ireland Promotions at Sylvester’s Café on the Antrim Road on Monday as he looks to get a career back on track […]

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New priorities for returning Tennyson

IT’S a new year, new start, new weight division and new priorities for James Tennyson who dips his toes at lightweight for the first time this Saturday when he tops the bill on Mark Dunlop’s ‘A Night To Remember’ card at the Ulster Hall. ‘The Assassin’ makes his return to action for the first time […]

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