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Gallagher enjoying the professional life ahead of title defence

PADDY Gallagher says he now knows what’s it’s like to be a professional boxer after five years in the paid ranks and believes his new regime can guide him to world honours. The Lenadoon man defends his Celtic welterweight title against Gary Murray at the Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh on Friday and ‘Pat Man’ […]

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The new era for Frampton begins with Belfast blockbuster

THE new era for Carl Frampton will begin at the SSE Arena on November 18 when ‘The Jackal’ boxes for the first time with his new team in place. At a press conference at the Ulster Hall yesterday (Wednesday), the North Belfast man was officially unveiled as a Frank Warren and BT Sport fighter and was […]

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Conlan to get his long-overdue title shot on November mega-card

IT has been a series of ups and downs as a professional boxer for Jamie Conlan, but finally the West Belfast man has got the chance his thrilling career deserves with a crack at a world title. Filipino, Jerwin Ancajas (27-1-1) will put his IBF super-flyweight belt on the line against ‘The Mexican’ at the […]

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Conlan ready for Guzman test

THE Michael Conlan express rolls into Tucson, Arizona this Friday night (Saturday morning Irish time) as he looks to make it four wins from four against Kenny Guzman who has similar ambitions. The LA-based West Belfast man has enjoyed a trio of third-round stoppage wins to date since making his professional debut in Madison Square […]

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St Paul’s ABC opens its doors to heavyweight champion Fury

By David Mohan IT’S not every day a recent, undisputed heavyweight champion of the world visits West Belfast, but on Monday, Tyson Fury chose the newly-refurbished St Paul’s ABC behind Riverdale shops as the venue his first training session in quite some time. The 29 year-old won the WBA, IBF, WBO, IBO and Ring titles […]

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Fury backs Frampton to bounce back

TYSON Fury believes Carl Frampton has plenty of options upon his return and feels ‘The Jackal’ is more than capable of getting his hands on another world title. Frampton as been out of action since losing his WBA featherweight title in a rematch against Leo Santa Cruz in Las Vegas back in January with his […]

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