KATIE Taylor intends to be the undisputed lightweight champion of the world by the end of the year and will add Rose Volante’s WBO belt to the IBF and WBA straps she already holds with victory in Philadelphia tonight.
Boxing: Anthony Cacace v Alan Isaias Luques Castillo (tonight, O2 London, free to air on ITV Box Office from 6pm) MASSIVE for a super-featherweight, Anto Cacace would give a good account of himself at welterweight and when you add in his sweet skills and the power he has in both hands, it’s easy to see why promoters are so sweet on west Belfast’s ‘Apache’.
World Boxing Organisation European Welterweight Title: Paddy Gallagher (15-4) v Freddie Kiwitt (14-2) PADDY Gallagher had threatened to hang up his gloves unless he was given a world title path to follow and some decent exposure.
ANTHONY Cacace will make his long-awaited comeback in a 10-round super-featherweight contest against Argentina’s South American featherweight champion Alan Isaias Luques Castillo on the undercard of James DeGale versus Chris Eubank jnr at London’s O2 on Saturday night.
JAMES McGivern and Chloe Fleck kept the Ulster flag flying heading into this weekend’s Irish Elite Championship finals, but it was Galway teenager Gabriel Dossen who stole the show at the National Stadium on Saturday night.