IT’S been a weird old week here in Glasgow. The World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) is well established now, with the bantam and super-lightweight divisions following hot on the heels of the hugely successful cruiser and super-middleweight tournaments, but it remains something of a curiosity.
RYAN Burnett was able to call upon a not-so-secret weapon during his preparations for tomorrow night’s World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) showdown with Nonito Donaire – fellow Belfast fighter Michael Conlan.
SEVENTEEN years after first lacing up gloves at the Belfast Kronk gym, a starry-eyed kid only at the start of the road but already sure of the destination, Ryan Burnett is living a dream he always believed would come true.
HE may not have been belting out tunes or playing to the gallery as much as when he charmed Belfast six months ago, but Nonito Donaire was still fit to laugh off speculation that weight issues could have forced him out of Saturday night’s clash with Ryan Burnett.
THE Irish team heading out to the European Union Championships in Spain next week will do so having sharpened their tools against some of the best the continent has to offer during an eight-day camp in Jordanstown that finished at the weekend
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