IT’S the second professional outing for light-heavyweight prospect Paul McCullagh Jnr in Bolton on Saturday night when the ‘Irish Drago’ faces Antony Woolery aiming to make it two wins from two (live on IFL TV YouTube).
JAMES Tennyson will hope to land the vacant IBO lightweight title when he faces Mexican southpaw Jovanni Straffon in Manchester on May 1 as part of a big Sky Box Office card that includes Katie Taylor v Natasha Jonas and Dereck Chisora v Joseph Parker.
HOW significant a victory will be for Carl Frampton over WBO super-featherweight champion Jamel Herring at Caesars Palace, Dubai tonight (10pm, live on Channel 5) has been well documented throughout the build-up, but for those asleep at the back, let's do it quickly: 'The Jackal' is bidding to become the first Irish fighter to win world titles in three weight divisions and follow in the footsteps of British trio Bob Fitzsimmons, Duke McKenzie and Ricky Burns who have achieved this feat.
JUST under five years ago, the previews and predictions speculated whether Carl Frampton could be a force at featherweight having stepped up from super-bantamweight to face WBA champion Leo Santa Cruz in Brooklyn, New York.
THE narrative surrounding Saturday’s WBO super-featherweight title clash may be whether Carl Frampton can create history by claiming a world title in a third weight division, but for defending champion Jamel Herring, there is his own legacy to secure.
IT’S a case of ‘out of the frying pan and into the fire’ for Tyrone McKenna at Caesar’s Palace in Dubai this Saturday when he bids to inflict a first career defeat on explosive Kazakh, Zhankosh Turarov and claim the WBO Inter-Continental light-welterweight title in the process (live on IFL's YouTube channel around 9pm).
THE broadcast details have been confirmed for Carl Frampton's bid to become a three-weight world champion when he tangles with Jamel Herring for the WBO super-featherweight title in Dubai next Saturday, April 3.
THERE was good news for the sports sector on Monday as Sport NI announced further financial support through the Sports Sustainability Fund Programme to the sporting sector; bringing a total investment of £22.4 million through this specific fund.
IT has been a long and rather strange road to get back into a title fight, but Paul Hyland Jnr is planning on maintaining the trend of some fellow Belfast boxers by claiming a British title at the second attempt when he faces Maxi Hughes for the lightweight strap in Bolton tonight (Friday).