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Belt-hungry Burnett added to Frampton v Quigg undercard

RYAN Burnett will be looking to win his third professional title in as many fights when he faces Anthony Settoul for the vacant WBC International bantamweight title at the sold-out Manchester Arena on February 27, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Having won the WBO European and British straps in his two previous contests against […]

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McKenna’s MGM journey set to begin

TYRONE McKenna is targeting titles and the West Belfast man, who has signed a management deal with MGM Marbella will get his first taste of action this year at the Roadstone Club in Clondalkin, Dublin on Friday when he takes on Lithuania’s, Arvydas Trizno. McKenna was last in action back in August at the Feile […]

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All-action Hyland seeking the perfect 10

PAUL Hyland Jnr will be aiming to make it the perfect 10 this Saturday at the Europa when he faces Poland’s Jacek Wylezol (14-12) over six rounds to try and bring his unbeaten record into double figures. The 25 year-old West Belfast man is something of a fan favourite given the all-action nature of his […]

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Fryers aiming to seal title shot in near ‘Future’ with Hughes win

THE push for a British title begins for James Fryers on Saturday when ‘The Future’ takes on Maxi Hughes in an eliminator for the super-featherweight strap. Fryers has won all 11 of his professional contests to date and tops the bill for the first time this weekend at the Europa Hotel, highlighting his progress that […]

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Rigondeaux or Wake up next should Frampton defeat Quigg

THE winner of next month’s super-bantamweight unification bout between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg will be mandated to face Guillermo Rigondeaux this summer according to the WBA. The undefeated Cuban (16-0) was made ‘Champion in Recess’ because he had not defended his title since December, 2014 with an 11th round victory over Hisashi Amagasa with […]

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Magnificent Michaela lands crucial National Elite title

THE Olympic dream is very much on course for Michaela Walsh as the Holy Family girl claimed her sixth Irish title and first at flyweight when dethroning six-in-a-row chasing Ceire Smith at the National Stadium on Friday night. The Commonwealth Games’ silver medalist put in an accomplished display of counter-punching and slick movement against the […]

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