IRISH female boxing has never lost an World Elite lightweight final and Kellie Harrington will battle all the way down to the final bell to ensure it doesn’t lose one in New Delhi today, according to Joe Ward.
STANDALONE PICS ACROSS TOP OF PAGE Ligoniel’s Jojo McArdle got the better of Italy’s Masseti Tiziano as County Antrim edged past their European opponents at Belfast’s Balmoral Hotel on Friday and Saturday night while, pictured right, Sinead Owens of Gilford ABC launches an attack during her showdown with Spain’s Illiana Malero on Saturday night.
JOSH Warrington insists nobody should be fooled by the pleasantries exchanged by himself and Carl Frampton on their recent media tour because he is fully prepared to break the pain barrier in order to defend his world title and become number one at Christmas.
IRELAND’S bantamweight king Kurt Walker heads to this week’s European Union Championships in confident mood but insists he is happy to play the long game, with both eyes fixed firmly on reaching the 2020 Olympic Games.
THE door remains open for Ryan Burnett to return to the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) fold as a reserve option, depending on how quickly he recovers from the back injury that forced him out of Saturday night’s quarter-final showdown with Nonito Donaire in Glasgow.
THEY don’t call it the pain game for nothing. Take the surge that coursed through Ryan Burnett’s body as he twisted to fire a right hand at Nonito Donaire, inexplicably finding himself in agony seconds later.
SERIK Konakbayev has vowed that Saturday’s defeat in the International Boxing Association (AIBA) presidential election in Moscow is just a first round reversal and the fight to save boxing’s Olympic future will continue.