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McShane returning to set the record straight

IT would have been the most unsatisfactory way for a boxing career to end, but Daniel McShane intends to set the record straight. It was March 28, 2015 at the Andersonstown Leisure Centre when the Mount Eagles man took on Zoltan Horvath in his 10th professional bout intending to maintain his perfect record, but in […]

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McVarnock relishing homecoming bout

CIARAN McVarnock may be loving life in Manchester but admits he cannot wait to get back home to Belfast ahead of his eagerly-anticipated return to the ring at The Devenish on Friday night. The 24-year-old lightweight will take on Croatian journeyman Antonio Horvatic in a four-rounder on the Mark Ginley-promoted show in what will be […]

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Meli aiming to get back on title trail at The Devenish

ALFREDO Meli is hoping victory on Friday can propel him towards a title shot later in the year when he faces Laszlo Fazekas on Friday’s Mark Ginley-promoted bill at The Devenish Complex over six rounds. Meli has a busy period ahead of him and next month will swap the boxing ring for wedding rings when […]

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Walker thrilled to be the undisputed bantamweight king

HAVING won the Irish Elite bantamweight title twice before, a third success may be cause for slightly less celebration, but that wasn’t the case for Kurt Walker who feels he has now fully emerged from the shadows following his victory Stephen McKenna on a unanimous decision. His previous successes came with a side note that Michael Conlan […]

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World is McComb’s oyster following Kelly win

SEAN McComb is set to do some globetrotting this year having claimed his third Irish Elite title and first at light-welterweight with a unanimous decision victory over Wayne Kelly on Friday night, but for now a holiday in Cuba with club coach, Michael Hawkins is off the agenda. The Turf Lodge man laughed when he […]

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O’Hara delighted to be crowned Elite champion

WINNING a first Irish Elite title is a cause for celebration and Kristina O’Hara did just that after defeating Shannon Sweeney in the 48 kg final at the National Stadium on Friday night. The St John Bosco girl won on a unanimous decision against the St Anne’s southpaw who battled gamely, but was well beaten […]

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