• Aaron Cahill vs Spencer Oakman - Bad Blood [Video]

    Aaron Cahill vs Spencer Oakman – Bad Blood [Video]

    Aaron Cahill (Ireland) vs Spencer Oakman (England) – Light Heavyweight – 4 x 2min Semi Pro Boxing Presents: Bad Blood Stradbrook Rugby Club, Blackrock Feb 11th 2017...
  • Watch: Allan Phelan v Jamie Quinn - Red Corner Promotions: For Honour and Pride

    Allan Phelan determined to overcome shock defeat by making a statement against Rogowski

    Allan Phelan admits that he will not make the same mistakes twice on his return to the ring. The Kildare featherweight suffered a shock defeat to English journeyman Jamie Quinn at Red Corner Promotions ‘For Honour and Pride’ in June. They say that great fighters are defined...
  • Allan Phelan v Johnson Tellez - Unfinished Business [Video]

    Allan Phelan v Johnson Tellez – Unfinished Business [Video]

    Allan Phelan (New York, USA) v Johnson Tellez (Cataluna, Spain) – Super Featherweight – 4×3 min Red Corner Promotions Presents: Unfinished Business National Boxing Stadium, Dublin Feb 25th 2017...
  • Andy Lee surrenders world title to Billy Joe Saunders

    Andy Lee surrenders world title to Billy Joe Saunders

    Andy Lee against Billy Joe Saunders for the WBO middleweight title in Manchester on Saturday night was a chess match. But intriguing all the same. Saunders (23-0) outpointed Lee (34-3-1) in a bout the judges could have awarded to either man. As the first bell sounded the packed crowd...
  • Biggest Rivalries in Present Day Boxing. Do you agree?

    Biggest Rivalries in Present Day Boxing. Do you agree?

    Joe Frazier once said of Muhammad Ali: “It’s real hatred. I don’t want to knock him out. I want to hurt him. If I knock him down, I’ll stand back, give him a chance to breathe. It’s his heart I want.” Rivalries in the sweet science have been synonymous...
  • Boxing Masterclass By Kellie Harrington to advance to World Championship Final

    Boxing Masterclass By Kellie Harrington to advance to World Championship Final

    Dubliner Kellie Harrington outclassed Canadian Sara Kali in the semi-finals of the World Championships in Astana today. Harrington, who is on the verge of becoming the first Irish female other than Katie Taylor to win a world championship gold medal, boxed splendidly every round. She is the fifth senior...
  • Fatal Boxing Weigh-In: My experiences on that Fearful Friday

    Fatal Boxing Weigh-In: My experiences on that Fearful Friday

    Few journalists were present at the notorious weigh-in on February 5, 2016. As a reporter who was there, I feel a duty to document the grim happenings through my eyes. My purpose isn’t to embellish, or dilute, what was a frightening affair. As a writer, I intend to simply...
  • Boxing Weigh Ins rocked by shooting

    Boxing Weigh Ins rocked by shooting

    One person has been confirmed dead following a shooting at today’s boxing press conference at the Regency Airport Hotel. MGM in association with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions were hosting a ‘Clash of the Clans’ weigh in at 2pm today. The fights were scheduled to take place tomorrow night at...
  • Breaking News: Return of The Jackal boxing event cancelled!

    Breaking News: ‘Return of The Jackal’ boxing event cancelled!

    Cyclone Promotions just release the following statement: Cyclone Promotions and The SSE Arena regret to announce that the “Return of The Jackal” event scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday 29th July, has been cancelled due to an accident to Andres Gutierrez. It is hoped that the event will be re-scheduled but...
  • Can Conor McGregor and Muhammad Ali be compared?

    Can Conor McGregor and Muhammad Ali be compared?

    Since its inception in 1993, the UFC has never had a fighter who can measure up to the legendary legacies left behind by boxing’s greats. Until now. But don’t be mistaken. Although Conor McGregor is referred to as the ‘Irish Muhammad Ali’, and is indeed the closest MMA athlete...
  • Can Kell Brook better McGregor and beat fearsome Golovkin?

    Can Kell Brook better McGregor and beat the fearsome Golovkin?

    “Congrats @TheNotoriousMMA on a great win – you moved up 25lbs.. just the 13lbs for me!” Above is the shrewd tweet sent from Kell Brook’s Twitter account following Conor McGregor’s iconic victory over Nate Diaz. A prudent play as it implies that his quest to topple Gennady Golovkin on...
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    Can Semi-Pro Boxing Ireland succeed in a sport obsessed with the amateur and professional game?

    The setting of Semi-Pro-Boxing-Ireland’s second home show was intimate and intense. Over 400 people packed into Stradbrook Rugby Club for the ‘Bad Blood’ event on Saturday night. Professional boxer and promoter of the show Jay Byrne staged ten bouts that had a rich feel of competitiveness attached to them....
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