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Burnett confident ahead of title tilt

THE next step on the road to stardom for Ryan Burnett takes place at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night when then North Belfast man faces Jason Booth with the vacant British bantamweight title up for grabs. The 23 year-old Newington native will be looking to claim his second title belt in as many months […]

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Cummings and Meli get ready to serve up a classic

UNBEATEN prospects and domestic rivals rarely square off during their rimg apprenticeship, but on Friday night Alfredo Meli (11-0) and Conrad Cummings (7-0) will meet for the Celic middleweight title at the Waterfront Hall in what could be a fight of the year contender dubbed ‘All on the Line’. While defeat for either man certainly […]

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Biggest ever Irish boxing audience expected as Frampton fight confirmed for Titanic Slipways

Titanic slipways will be the venue for the IBF World Super Bantamweight Title fight between Carl Frampton and Kiko Martinez. The venue was announced on Tuesday at a press conference in the Titanic Centre in Belfast for the September 6 fight. Organisers will hope he re-match between the two rivals will be a repeat of […]

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Lindsay set for Selby title showdown

Just like the featured attraction on Saturday night, the chief support bout is also a rearranged fight as Martin Lindsay prepares to reclaim the British featherweight title when he takes on Lee Selby. Just hours before they were due to trade leather at the Odyssey Arena last September, the Welshman fell ill and on doctors […]

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Hillerby keeping the faith ahead of Odyssey showdown

FOLLOWING his one round demolition of Alesandrs Radjuks at the Emerald Roadhouse in February, Joe Hillerby (6-0) declared that 2012 would be the year when he makes the breakthrough.

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Hillerby has ‘The Faith’ for success

SELF-BELIEF is a character trait essential to boxing and Joe ‘The Faith’ Hillerby is certain he will make it six wins out of six when he steps through the ropes at The Emerald Roadhouse next Saturday (February 25).

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