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Conlan and Ancajas on weight ahead of world title showdown

JAMIE Conlan and IBF super-flyweight champion, Jerwin Ancajas weighed-in at the 115lb limit ahead of tomorrow’s SSE showdown for the Filipino’s world title. Conlan goes into the bout as a heavy underdog according to the bookmakers, but that means nothing to ‘The Mexican’ who believes he is ready to deliver a career-best performance against the […]

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‘Mexican Slayer’ Frampton predicts career-best performance

CARL Frampton has described himself as the ‘Mexican slayer’ and intends to overcome the challenge of yet another Aztec warrior at the SSE Arena tomorrow night when he takes on Horacio Garcia in his first fight since the defeat to Leo Santa Cruz back in January. Frampton has faced five previous Mexican opponents, defeating them […]

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Barnes wants to Lep ahead to world level

PADDY Barnes is a man in a hurry and on Saturday, he enters the ring for just the fifth time as a professional when he will be aiming to add the WBO Inter-Continental flyweight title to his already-won, WBO European strap against Nicaragua’s Eliecer Quezada (21-6-3) at the SSE Arena. The North Belfast man had to shed […]

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Impressive Ferguson reaches Ulster Elite semis

CAOIMHIN Ferguson began life in Elite boxing with an excellent performance at The Dockers last night to advance into the 64kg semi-final of this year’s Ulster Elite Championships. Gleann’s Ferguson produced a performance beyond his years to overcome the experienced Vinny Esler with a display of quick in-and-out attacks. All Saints’ Esler held a height […]

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Crocker intending to make his mark on the big stage

LEWIS Crocker hopes to cement his reputation as a hot prospect when he takes on Gyula Rozsas (2-1) at the SSE Arena on the undercard of a huge night of boxing at the SSE Arena on Saturday night. ‘The Croc’ has won all three of his first professional contests in devastating fashion since his debut […]

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Busy McCarthy hopes to build momentum

TOMMY McCarthy will be aiming to make it two wins in four weeks when he faces Blaise Mendouo (4-7) on Saturday night at the SSE Arena. The Lenadoon cruiserweight was a first round winner over Peter Hegyes in what was his first fight in 11 months, so to get back out so soon and try […]

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