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Double delight beckons for patient Cacace

WAITING in the wings for a title shot has been like waiting for the proverbial bus for Anthony Cacace as two have suddenly come along at once. ‘The Apache’ has been in line to fight for the British super-featherweight title for almost two years since annexing Celtic honours, but for one reason or another his […]

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Ginley confident Cacace will fulfil his destiny at Wembley

RAY Ginley believes it is Anthony Cacace’s destiny to overcome Martin J Ward in this Saturday’s British and Commonwealth super-featherweight title clash at Wembley Arena. The long-term friends and training partners’ journey has taken in a Subway in Andersonstown and has led them to the London Underground this weekend as they open a new chapter […]

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Barnes confident he has the skills to claim first pro title

PADDY Barnes believes his greater skills will be the deciding factor when he tackles Silvio Olteanu at the Waterfront Hall tomorrow night. It may only be the North Belfast man’s third professional contest, but his vast experience of amateur boxing at the elite level has given him the confidence that he can break into the […]

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Barnes braced for first major test of pro career

PADDY Barnes insists he is ready for what he concedes is a big step up in class when he takes on Romanian Silvio Olteanu in his first 10-round bout for the vacant WBO European flyweight title. After two fairly forgettable outings, Barnes will be hoping his fledgling pro career takes off at the Waterfront Hall on […]

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‘Hylo’ scores stunning victory

PAUL Hyland Jnr grabbed his big chance with both hands as he claimed the IBF lightweight title with a stunning first-round stoppage win over Adam Dingsdale. The Lagmore man forged a reputation for being in all-action dust-ups, but on Saturday at the SSE Arena, Dingsdale wasn’t afforded the opportunity to fight fire with fire as […]

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Tennyson enters world rankings with thrilling win

JAMES Tennyson burst into the world rankings on Saturday night at the SSE Arena as he forced Ryan Doyle to be pulled out after six rounds of the WBA International super-featherweight title fight. This was a highly entertaining scrap that came alive from the opening bell with both men planting their feet and letting solid […]

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