Kassai gets six of the best as exciting Geraghty wins again

Photograph: Irish-boxing.com Declan Geraghty is making waves and gathering interest with his fan-friendly style. The MGM stable in Marbella that Declan trains in currently boasts a rich variety of talent on its books. The quality of sparring is currently at a premium with many fighters travelling over to reap the benefits. The Irish boxing scene… Continue reading…

‘Pretty Boy’ Geraghty is one of Ireland’s hottest prospects

Photograph: Irish-boxing.com Lightweight prospect Declan Geraghty will be looking for victory number three when he boxes rugged survivor Youssef Al Hamidi in Birmingham on July 12. Shortly after registering his second win, a rapid-fire dismissal of Renato Toth on June 14 in Belfast, we caught up with Declan to discuss his career so far.

Sutcliffe leads the way in Dublin with points win

Philip Sutcliffe Jnr enjoyed his biggest win to date last night at the Red Cow Hotel in Dublin. Sutcliffe outpointed Yoann Portailler by a score of 79-72 but was made to work hard for his victory by a solid and well-chosen opponent who refused to be dispatched like so many of the puncher’s previous foes.

Tennyson has British title in his sights after Devenish demolition

James Tennyson returned with a bang on Saturday, February 7 when the promising featherweight blitzed Simas Volosinas in two rounds. Bigger tests will certainly come for James but after an unfortunate nine-month hiatus the 21-year-old was just glad to be back in the ring and exciting his loyal following.

Spike vows Fitz KO in Irish boxing grudge match

Photograph: Matchroom Boxing From the desk of Anthony Leaver, Matchroom Boxing – Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan has vowed to KO Anthony Fitzgerald in front of his bitter rivals own fans when the clash at The 3Arena in Dublin on November 15, live on Sky Sports.

Sweeney to retire if Tims wins rematch

Photograph: Matchroom Boxing From the desk of Anthony Leaver, Matchroom Sports – Michael Sweeney says he will retire if he doesn’t beat Ian Tims in their Cruiserweight rematch at The 3Arena in Dublin on November 15, live on Sky Sports. Sweeney and Tims met for the Irish title in March 2011, with Tims edging the Mayo man 97-95… Continue reading…

Macklin and Heiland prepare for huge Dublin clash

Photographs: Russell Pritchard Big-time boxing returns to Dublin – ‘Mack the Knife’ views Heiland fight as an encounter he cannot afford to lose. From the desk of Anthony Leaver, Matchroom Sports – Matthew Macklin says defeat is not an option in his WBC Middleweight eliminator clash with WBC International champion Jorge Sebastian Heiland at The… Continue reading…

Red Cow round-up: Full Dublin show report

Photograph: Sharon Flanagan Luke Keeler tucked a solid six rounds under his belt at Dublin’s Red Cow Moran Hotel on Friday night. The middleweight outpointed Laszlo Kovacs 59-55 on referee Emile Tiedt’s scorecard. Keeler was guilty of over reaching in the first two rounds and throwing a few too many heavy, looping blows. Luke’s aim… Continue reading…