TYRONE McKenna is targeting some of the big names in the domestic super-lightweight picture after extending his unbeaten record to 17 following a hard-fought win over the tricky Anthony Upton on Saturday night.
World Boxing Organisation World Bantamweight title: Zolani Tete (26-3) v Omar Andres Narvaez (48-2-2) AFTER watching Zolani Tete dismantle fellow countryman Siboniso Gonya in just 11 seconds back in November, what stands out about his 29-fight career record are the three losses on it.
VETERAN promoter Frank Warren will be banging on the door of the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) to edge Carl Frampton closer to a possible Belfast showdown with Oscar Valdez – provided ‘The Jackal’ gets past Nonito Donaire on Saturday night.
A packed Holy Trinity boxing club in west Belfast was a hive of activity last night as the club coaches put the finishing touches to training preparations ahead of a tough team challenge tomorrow night.
THEY don’t call Peter McGrail ‘the Scouse Lomachenko’ for nothing, and the 21-year-old lived up to his billing with a classy performance to just edge out Lisburn’s Kurt Walker in the bantamweight final.
FOR all the doubt that followed her defeat to Ceire Smith in the 2016 Irish Elite final, Kristina O’Hara has proved over the course of the past 10 days that she can mix it with anybody in the world at 48kg.