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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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Barnes enjoys satisfactory night’s work against Garzon

PADDY Barnes enjoyed a much more satisfying night at the Waterfront Hall on Friday when he scored his second professional win with a 60-54 points win over Adrian Dimas Garzon. With his professional debut ending in farce, this time Barnes faced an opponent who thankfully came to box rather than spoil and get thrown out […]

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Tennyson produces the power to reclaim old title against Geraghty

THE Irish super-featherweight title is back in the possession of James Tennyson once again following his sixth round victory over Declan Geraghty on Friday. Tennyson won the title back in 2013 but moved down to campaign at featherweight. Now back up at the 130lb limit, ‘The Assassin’ powered past Dublin’s Geraghty in a fight that […]

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