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Meli ready for Commonwealth eliminator in Sheffield

ALFREDO Meli says he is read and raring to go as he prepares to take on Sam Sheedy at Sheffield’s City Hall on Saturday night in an eliminator for the Commonwealth middleweight title. ‘Fredo’ last boxed back in November when he and Conrad Cummings served up a thrilling draw at the Waterfront Hall in a […]

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Conlan believes experience will be key in title tilt

JAMIE Conlan believes his greater experience of top-level competition will prove to be the difference on Saturday night when he challenges Anthony Nelson for the Commonwealth super-flyweight title at the Copper Box in London on Saturday. Conlan has a perfect record through 15 professional contests and despite being the challenger to the 11-0 champion from […]

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Tennyson raring to go ahead of British title clash

HAVING won Irish and Celtic titles, the next logical step for James Tennyson is to secure the British featherweight belt and he gets the chance to do just that when challenging Ryan Walsh at the Copper Box in London on Saturday night (approx 8pm). ‘The Assassin’ has a professional record of 16-1 despite being just […]

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Irvine delight as he qualifies for Rio

“A DREAM come true.” That was Brendan Irvine’s description of the moment he realised he had qualified for the Olympic Games thanks to his unanimous victory over Daniel Asenov in their third-place box-off at the European Olympic Qualifying Event in Samsun, Turkey on Saturday. The 19 year-old became Ireland’s fifth boxer to book his place […]

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Tennyson becomes patron of Suicide Awareness ahead of British title bout

WITH just over two weeks to go until he challenges Ryan Walsh for the British featherweight title in the Copper Box in London, James Tennyson took some time out from his training camp to meet the manager of Suicide Awareness and Support Group of Belfast, Margaret Walker. The Poleglass man revealed he will act as […]

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Irvine hoping to seal his place in Rio

A PLACE at this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is the prize on offer for Brendan Irvine as the Glencolin man prepares to take part in the European Olympic Qualifying Event in Samsun, Turkey that begins on Saturday. At the end of eight days, three boxers from each male weight category (two finalists […]

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