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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
GARY ‘SPIKE’ O’SULLIVAN can’t wait for his the Yanjing Beer Fight Night at The Neptune Stadium on Saturday week when he meets Abdelouahed Ben Lelly, a Moroccan-born fighter who boxes out of Italy.
Tue, 15 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
MAMADOU THIAM, the Senegal-born knock-out specialist, went to the scales for yesterday’s weigh-in at the George Hotel with a warning for Limerick’s Andy Lee in advance of tonight’s Yanjing Fight night at the UL Arena.
Sat, 15 May, 2010
Limerick boxer Andy Lee has nearly 2lbs on his opponent Mamadou Thiam at today's weigh-in for Saturday's Yanjing Fight Night in Limerick.
Fri, 14 May, 2010
ANDY LEE will come face to face with Saturday night’s big fight opponent, Mamadou Thiam, for the first time today when they both workout at the Crescent Shopping Centre in Limerick (12 noon-2pm).
Tue, 11 May, 2010
World and European Lightweight Champion Katie Taylor is the latest addition to the Yanjing Fight Night at the University Sports Arena, Limerick, on Saturday, May 15.
Mon, 19 Apr, 2010
ANDY MURRAY not only wants to win tonight’s Irish lightweight title fight with Oisin ‘Gael Force’ Fagan when they headline the Yanjing Fight Night at the National Stadium in Dublin – he wants to do it with style.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2010
THE emphasis will be on the four Irish title fights on the bill, but Cork-based Cuban knockout sensation, Alexei Acosta, is sure to claim a fair share of the limelight when he steps up in class to box former world champion, Felix Machado, in a unique Latin-American duel on the Yanjing Fight Night at the National Stadium tomorrow night.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2010
PAUL HYLAND turned in the best performance of his career when he stopped Eugene Heagney 2 minutes and 45 secs into the third round in his defence of his Irish super bantamweight title and emerged as a possible opponent for the former world champion, Bernard Dunne.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2009
STEVE COLLINS was back on some old, familiar territory in Cork last night to receive another belt, this time at Neptune Stadium where his brother, Paschal, was promoting the Irish middleweight title fight between Corkman Gary “Sp.ike” O’Sullivan and Ciaran Healy.
Sat, 05 Dec, 2009
CIÁRAN HEALY sent out a clear message to Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan ahead of tonight’s Irish middleweight title fight at the Neptune Stadium, warning the Corkman he did not travel from Belfast just for the trip.
Fri, 04 Dec, 2009
MATTHEW MACKLIN and Andy Lee could touch gloves sometime next year according to the European champion who meets Rafa Sosa Pintos on Saturday night’s televised Sierra Fight Night at the National Stadium.
Wed, 02 Dec, 2009
EDDIE HYLAND, after his points win over Oisín Fagan in a thrilling Irish title fight earlier this year, returns to an old haunt when he tops the bill on the “Best of the Irish” show at the National Stadium, tonight.
Sat, 24 Oct, 2009
GARY ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan will take his professional boxing career to a new level when he challenges Ciarán Healy from Belfast for the vacant Irish middleweight title at Neptune Stadium in Cork on November 28.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2009
Amir Khan became a world champion overnight just 10 months after suffering a devastating knockout defeat by unknown Colombian Breidis Prescott.
Sun, 19 Jul, 2009
AMIR KHAN believes his shocking defeat by Breidis Prescott last September actually boosted his world title chances by turning him “from a boy into a man”.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2009
IAN TIMMS, a former three- time national amateur champion, will headline the card at cruiserweight when professional boxing returns to Castlebar on May 23.
Sat, 09 May, 2009
IRISH boxing has a wealth of middleweight talent and two promising newcomers to the pro scene will be involved in an all-Dublin contest when DolPhil stage an eight-bout show at the City West Hotel on January 30.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2009
HARRY DUIVEN Junior, a heavyweight from Amsterdam, plans to succeed where others have failed by putting an end to the unblemished record of Mike “The Rebel” Perez at the dinner-show at the Silversprings Moran Hotel in Cork tonight.
Sat, 17 Jan, 2009
PHILIP SUTCLIFFE speaks highly of featherweight, Willie “Big Bang” Casey, and last night the Limerick southpaw justified the praise lavished on him by the former European bronze medallist with a second round victory over Calosa Caolho De Jesus from Brazil at the INEC in Killarney.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2008
DAN GOOSEN, one of boxing’s leading promoters, wants a slice of the Mike Perez action and, once “The Rebel” comes through Sunday night’s engagement in Killarney intact, he will travel to LA to meet him in person.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2008
JAMIE MOORE’S fight with Ciaran Healy for the Irish light middleweight title at the National Basketball Arena on Saturday night took on a new dimension yesterday when he found himself in line for a possible world title shot against John Duddy next spring.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2008
THE punching power of Mike “The Rebel” Perez was manifested in just 41 seconds of brilliance at the UL Arena on Saturday as he disposed of the Hungarian heavyweight, Sandor Baloghs, with just two punches.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2008
WEEK’S of speculation ended yesterday when Alejandro Gustavo Falliga was handed the daunting task of squaring up to Andy Lee in the big homecoming fight at the University Sports Arena in Limerick on February 2.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2008
Andy Lee's opponent for his homecoming fight in Limerick on February 2 has been confirmed - the unbeaten middleweight will be taking on Argentina's Alejandro Gustavo Falliga.
Thu, 17 Jan, 2008
The Irish boxing boom continues apace this Saturday with two Irish titles up for grabs on the Ladbrokes.com Fight Night at the National Stadium in Dublin.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2007
AFTER the fiasco of the aborted McCullough-Martinez fight a week earlier there were no problems at the scales in Belfast yesterday when John Duddy and Howard Eastman weighed in for tonight’s sell-out middleweight contest at The King’s Hall (RTÉ2, 9pm).
Sat, 08 Dec, 2007
JASON McKAY believes his experience could be decisive against Andy Lee in their Irish super middleweight title fight at the National Stadium on Saturday week.
Tue, 04 Dec, 2007
Unbeaten sensation Andy Lee will face the biggest test of his professional career to date when he battles with Jason McKay for the vacant Irish Super Middleweight title as part of the Ladrokes.com Fight Night at the National Stadium on Saturday, December 15.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2007
FORMER European, Commonwealth and British middleweight champion Howard Eastman bids to turn John Duddy’s King’s Hall dream into a nightmare when they clash at the legendary Belfast venue on December 8.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2007
JOHN DUDDY will have a new opponent when he headlines the Celtic Tigers bill at the National Stadium on October 20 and matchmaker Tomás Rohan says it may be a man who has fought for a world title.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2007
Famed American trainer Emanuel Steward has boldly claimed that his Irish protigi Andy Lee will be fighting for a world title belt in 2008.
Sun, 26 Aug, 2007
NEIL SINCLAIR re-launched his career with a spellbinding victory on points over Latvian welterweight Sergejs Savrinovics on Saturday night in Cork.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2007
JASON McKAY will have bigger scalps on his mind when he faces seasoned Romanian Mugurel Sebe in the “Battle on Leeside” at Cork City Hall on Saturday night.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2007
UNDEFEATED Irish middleweight Andy Lee is training with world middleweight champ Jermain Taylor ahead of his appearance on the Bernard Dunne/Kiko Martinez undercard at the Point in Dublin on August 25.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2007
THE FIRST women’s professional boxing match will be held next month at the Point in Dublin as part of the under card for Bernard Dunne European super-bantamweight title defence against Norwegian Reidar Walstad.
Tue, 22 May, 2007