While promoter Eddie Hearn yesterday claimed he is keen to spread the Katie Taylor “gospel”, manager Brian Peters insisted he has no concerns over the new world champion’s surprisingly quick ring resurrection being scheduled for next month.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
At the same time that champion Anahi Esther Sanchez was exerting herself in an effort to lose the excess pound she just could not shift, Katie Taylor yesterday sat down at an Italian restaurant to enjoy a post-weigh-in meal ahead of her world-title tilt in Cardiff tonight.
Sat, 28 Oct, 2017
Katie Taylor is eagerly anticipating her first world professional title fight against Argentina’s Anahi Esther Sanchez, according to manager Brian Peters, who claims the WBA belt holder was the only champion willing to fight the Bray woman in Cardiff next month.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
While Matthew Macklin suffered a heart-breaking defeat on Saturday night, his middleweight compatriot Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan staked his claim to be Ireland’s premier 160lb fighter with a brutal one-round knockout of Dubliner Anthony Fitzgerald at the 3Arena.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
Promoter Brian Peters has confirmed that due to an “unprecedented demand” for tickets, which has resulted in Katie Taylor’s fight at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin, February 24 being quickly sold out, a second fight date has been added on Friday, March 22.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2012
PATRICK HYLAND will have an opportunity to reinforce his rating with the EBU and, ultimately, his claims for an early shot at a European title when he takes on Suate Laze at the Hunky Dory’s Fight Night in Breaffy House Resort in Castlebar on Saturday night.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2010
PROMOTER Brian Peters spoke yesterday of his efforts to get Andy Lee and John Duddy into the ring and revealed that, despite a lucrative offer, both camps had rejected the deal because neither wanted to be tied into a bout with European champion, Matthew Macklin.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2010
LUIS “El Leon” Garcia could be contemplating Olympic gold medals if he remained in his native Cuba but, instead, he faces the biggest assignment of his short professional career at The Aura in Letterkenny tonight when he takes on Uruguay’s Jorge Rodriguez on the undercard to Paul McCloskey’s European title defence.
Sat, 02 Oct, 2010
WILLIE CASEY will provide Kiko Martinez with an opportunity to explore the “Big Bang” theory when he challenges the Spaniard for his new European super bantamweight belt on what will be an historic night’s boxing at the University Sports Arena in Limerick on November 6.
Tue, 14 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