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To those not familiar with Irish boxer Paddy Barnes outside of his considerable boxing skills, he’s also got a flair for cheeky banter which has come across in typical Irish humour at the start of...

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Lynn Harvey is one of only two currently active female professional boxers in Ireland at the moment. Recently I had the privilege of speaking to Lynn Harvey who trains out of the Celtic Warriors Gym...

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A highly touted prospect that many believe has the talent to go all the way in professional boxing. After a glittering amateur career, Eric Donovan could be forgiven for hanging his mitts up and settling...

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Recently I caught up with exciting Heavyweight prospect Con Sheehan. See what he has to say about the Visa troubles that are hindering his fight plans, working with Virgil Hunter, training with Andre Ward, Amir...

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It may have taken only 121 seconds of the first round for the man from Tír Conaill of Co.Donegal, Ireland to register his ninth KO victory in ten professional outings, but it was the years of...

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Recently I caught up with Irish featherweight contender Patrick ‘The Punisher’ Hyland who challenges American Gary Russell Jr next month for the WBC featherweight championship of the world. ________________________________________________________________________________ The fight takes place on April...

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It was a good night for Irish professional boxing in Boston last night, with big wins for Irish duo Stephen ‘The Rock’ Ormond and Niall Kennedy who were on their travels. ________________________________________________________________________________ Wexford heavyweight Niall...

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Today is the day Irish people all around the world celebrate their proud heritage and from a boxing context, there’s been quite a few legendary pugilists Ireland has produced down through the years. ________________________________________________________________________________ Ireland has...

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Recently I caught up with up and coming Irish Heavyweight Niall Kennedy. He spoke about his fight in Boston next week, training under renowned Irish trainer Paschal Collins and the support he has received from the top guys...

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There’s another Belfast man other than Carl Frampton fighting in Manchester this weekend who has his eyes set on a big win. His name is Ryan Burnett.  ________________________________________________________________________________ Ryan Burnett (12-0-9KO) returns to action this...

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March 12th sees Paul Nasari’s ‘Neutral Corner Fight Promotions’ present the biggest Fight Card in Sydney for well over a year – hosted at Sydney’s iconic Olympic Park. ________________________________________________________________________________ As well as showcasing some of...

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The boxing world is still in shock after yesterday’s sad news that happened in Dublin, Ireland. ________________________________________________________________________________ At approximately 2.30pm four gunmen entered a hotel in Dublin prior to the boxing show ‘Clash of the...

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The IABA Annual Awards ceremony took place Friday night at the Louis Fitzgerald  Hotel in Dublin and we can now reveal who received the awards which  covered, the Irish boxing scene in 2015,  male and...

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We caught up with lightweight contender Stephen Ormond recently, who filled us in on his plans for 2016, fighting in America, which world champion he is gunning for and what it’s like to train at...

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Recently we caught up with renowned boxing coach Paschal Collins, the trainer of fighters such as Gary ‘Spike’ O Sulliivan, Frank Buglioni, Jono Carroll and many more at the Celtic Warrior Gym in Dublin, Ireland....

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