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Fitzpatrick to make a fresh start with new team

IT’S a new beginning for Joe Fitzpatrick as the Divis man gets ready to restart his career under new management. The silver medalist from the 2014 Commonwealth Games penned a management deal with Boxing Ireland Promotions at Sylvester’s Café on the Antrim Road on Monday as he looks to get a career back on track […]

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New priorities for returning Tennyson

IT’S a new year, new start, new weight division and new priorities for James Tennyson who dips his toes at lightweight for the first time this Saturday when he tops the bill on Mark Dunlop’s ‘A Night To Remember’ card at the Ulster Hall. ‘The Assassin’ makes his return to action for the first time […]

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Liam keeps Star at the heart of the New Lodge

FOUNDED in 1937, the Star Amateur Boxing Club has been an integral part of the New Lodge community for 82 years. The club has been housed in numerous venues throughout the district, a journey that began in the garden of founder Alan ‘Akkie’ Kelly’s back garden and has brought them today to the Star Neighbourhood […]

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New stars set to emerge on Senior finals’ night at the Ulster Hall

ONE of the highlights of the boxing calendar will take place tonight (Saturday, from 7pm) as the Ulster Hall plays host to the Ulster Elite finals’ night. While the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham may be three years away, the road for the next wave of young boxers starts now as they aim to lay down […]

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Frampton ready for War as he bids to silence the doubters

CARL Frampton says victory over Josh Warrington on Saturday night in Manchester will be one of his sweetest victories having been written off in some quarters. ‘The Jackal’ has lost just once in a 27-fight career, to Leo Santa Cruz in a rematch in January 2017 when he lost the WBA featherweight title he won […]

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Return of the ‘Mac Attack’

A HUGELY frustrating 12 months will come to an end for Tommy McCarthy at the Shorts Sports and Recreation Club on Saturday night when he makes his first return to action on the ‘Back In Belfast’ fight card. The 28 year-old Lenadoon cruiserweight will have been out of the ring just one day shy of […]

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