IT may not be the original opponent for Tyrone McKenna this Friday night, but ‘The Mighty Celt’ predicts a fan-friendly war when he faces Mexico’s Jose Felix for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental light-welterweight title.
IN boxing, it’s said you win or you learn and Sean McComb says he has absorbed the lessons from his Commonwealth lightweight title reverse to Gavin Gwynne last time out as he prepares to tangle with former world title challenger, Vicente Martin Rodriguez, at the Falls Park on Friday.
PADRAIG McCrory knows it will be no walk in the park on Friday when he challenges Russian hard man Sergei Gorokhov for the WBC International Silver super-middleweight title, but believes he has the tools to get the job done.
WITH a world title shot likely for the winner, there is little more that needs to be riding on Saturday’s cruiserweight clash between Tommy McCarthy and Chris Billam-Smith, but throw in the Belfast man’s European title, the Epsom native’s Cruiserweight strap and the vacant British belt and this grudge match has all the ingredients for a classic.
AIDAN Walsh secured at least bronze as the Blacks Road welterweight scored a 4-1 split decision win (30-27 x 3, 29-28, 28-29) over Mervin Clair of Mauritius in their quarter-final bout in Tokyo this morning.