Dublin boxing weigh in shooting: One Man Dead, Two Injured

Published On February 5, 2016 | By Niall Doran | Boxing News

A terrible incident has occurred in Dublin, Ireland this afternoon, where gunshots were fired at the weigh-in of a boxing event where members of the public were present ahead of a boxing show tonight which has now been cancelled.


According to reports from BBC and Independent.ie, it is understood that two men entered the Regency Hotel on the Swords Road in Drumcondra, Dublin, armed with AK47 guns and fake police outfits.

They proceeded to to then shockingly open fire at the weigh-in for tonight’s MGM boxing show ‘Clash of the Clans’, killing one man and injuring two other men.

Tonight’s boxing has been cancelled that was due to be shown on BoxNation TV:

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Niall Doran
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