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Clonard duo set to live their American dream

TWO young Clonard boxers will get their chance to shine on the international stage in the coming weeks when they take on opposition from the USA at home and across the pond. Jamie Graham has been chosen for an Ardoyne Boxing Club Select that will face a travelling team from the United States at the […]

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Conlan and Ruiz make weight ahead of sold-out showdown

MICHAEL Conlan and Diego Ruiz comfortably weighed-in under the featherweight limit (nine stone/126lbs) at the Kennedy Centre today ahead of tomorrow night’s WBO and vacant WBA Inter-Continental title fight at the Falls Park. The West Belfast man received a huge ovation as he tipped the scales at 125.6lbs with the Argentinian coming in slightly less […]

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Talking over for Conlan and Ruiz ahead of Féile blockbuster

THE talking is done and the sold-out signs are now up ahead of Saturday’s mammoth fight night at the Falls Park as Michael Conlan gets set to take on Diego Ruiz for the WBO and vacant WBA Inter-Continental featherweight titles. The pair came face-to-face at the final press conference at the Balmoral Hotel this afternoon […]

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‘Fighting man’ Sullivan riding the wave in the paid ranks

IT may just be his second professional contest on Saturday, but Turf Lodge cruiserweight Dee Sullivan believes he is already settling into life in the paid ranks. The 26 year-old ‘Vanilla Gorilla’ made his debut at the Ulster Hall back in May on a card topped by former world champion Ryan Burnett when he out-pointed […]

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McComb confident he will roar to victory against ‘Le Lion’

THE perfect fight at the perfect time – that is the general consensus among fight fans as Sean McComb aims to move to 8-0 and Renald Garrido over eight rounds at light-welterweight. The Turf Lodge native has enjoyed an outstanding start to life in the paid ranks – racking up seven wins and in impressive […]

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Meli planning to build title momentum

HAVING gone through a stop-start couple of years, Alfredo Meli believes victory over Araik Marutjan on Saturday will propel him into the title mix and get his career firmly back on track. The only minor blemish on Meli’s 17-fight record is a draw with Conrad Cummings for the Celtic middleweight title back in 2015 and […]

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