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McAleer delighted to team up with Maloney

THE OPPORTUNITY to become a four-time world champion in a third code and to headline the first ever all-female boxing show in the North is on offer for Cathy McAleer who has penned a management deal with Kellie Maloney. Belfast’s McAleer has already won world titles in karate and kickboxing, while drawing in a K1 […]

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Community in shock after death of Eoin Hamill

THE funeral of a young boxer who tragically died after being hit by a car on Friday evening will take place tomorrow (Tuesday). Eoin Hamill, a 13-year-old Coláiste Feirste pupil, was knocked off his bicycle on the Upper Springfield Road shortly after 4.30pm on Friday. He was taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital but passed […]

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Conlan satisfies his Nikitin craving with comprehensive win

MICHAEL Conlan exorcised the ghosts of Olympics past as he slammed the door shut on the saga with Vladimir Nikitin at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. The Belfast man scored a wide points decision (100-90, 99-91, 98-92) to retain his WBO and WBA Inter-Continental belts, paving the way for what now looks like a […]

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Repeat or the ultimate revenge?

NOTHING PERSONAL – just business. That’s the final word from MIchael Conlan as he readies for battle in Madison Square Garden at 9pm tonight (2am Irish time, live on Eir Sport) against Vladimir Nikitin. The story of the Olympic Games in Rio when Nikitin was awarded a hotly-disputed win over Conlan has be relayed ad […]

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Conlan invoking the spirit of Rocky ahead of showdown with his own Russian nemesis

MICHAEL Conlan says he will invoke the spirit of Rocky 4 ahead of tomorrow’s showdown with old foe Vladimir Nikitin (live on Eir Sport, 2am Sunday). The famed movie saw Sylvester Stallone’s character travel to Russia to take on a goliath-like character Ivan Drago and with that in mind, Conlan rocked up in fight week […]

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Cacace ready to seize his big chance

HAVING had to endure two postponements, Anthony Cacace will finally get the chance to challenge Sam Bowen for the British super-featherweight title at the Birmingham Arena this Saturday night (live on BT Sport). The Lenadoon southpaw saw fights against Bowen fall through twice already this year including slot on the Michael Conlan v Diego Ruiz […]

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