CORK’S adopted Cubans, Luis Garcia and Alexei Acosta, can speed their progress up the professional boxing rankings over the coming weeks with back-to-back appearances on the European title fight undercards at the National Stadium tomorrow night and then Letterkenny on October 2.
Fri, 10 Sep, 2010
KIKO MARTINEZ is all set to return to Dublin in a bid to reclaim the European super bantamweight title that he took from Bernard Dunne at the old Point three years ago, and he said yesterday that he is hoping his achievement in winning back the title will lure the Dubliner out of retirement for a return fight.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2010
JASON BARNETT wants to knock out Mike “The Rebel” Perez in two rounds in “The Undefeateds” Yanjing Beer Fight Night at Neptune Stadium tonight while the Cork-based Cuban heavyweight hopes the Washington veteran can provide him with a few much-needed rounds on his way to greater things.
Sat, 26 Jun, 2010
THE three unbeaten Cubans – all former world junior champions – who have based themselves in Cork will parade their talents before the ‘home’ crowd once again on the Yanjing Beer Fight Night, scheduled for Neptune Stadium on June 26.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2010
MIKE ‘The Rebel’ Perez is being treated for a dislocated shoulder and will miss tomorrow night’s dinner/boxing show at the Moran Silversprings Hotel in Cork. However, fans can expect fireworks from classy super-bantamweight Alexei Acosta when he tops the bill for the first time.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
ISMAIKEL PEREZ, awaiting an opponent for his Cork debut on the undercard to the Billy Walsh-James Gorman Irish title fight at Neptune Stadium on Saturday night, has been pencilled in on the undercard to the Andy Lee-Alejandro Gustavo Falliga fight at the University of Limerick Arena a week later.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2008