Boxing

WATCH: Limerick duo claim debut wins in professional boxing ranks

By Jack Neville / March 29, 2021 /

Limerick pair Jason Harty and Edward Donovan both had wins in their professional boxing debuts on Friday evening in London.

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WATCH: “The sky is the limit”-Paddy Donovan makes it six from six in the professional ranks

By Jack Neville / February 22, 2021 /

Limerick boxing sensation Paddy Donovan continued his 100% start to life in the professional ranks after beating Siar Ozgul on Saturday night. Donovan is now 6-0 with four knockouts after Ozgul didn’t return to the ring for the fifth round in their Saturday night bout at the Bolton Whites Hotel. Under the tutelage of former…

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Paddy Donovan’s return to the ring rescheduled for February 19

By Jack Neville / January 20, 2021 /

The card takes place at Production Park Studios in Wakefield on Friday 22 January, and will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank, and worldwide on IFL TV.

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Limerick Boxing sensation Paddy Donovan set for January return to the ring

By Jack Neville / December 22, 2020 /

Highly-rated Irish sensation Paddy Donovan will return to the ring when he competes on the action-packed #MTKFightNight event next month.

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WATCH: Paddy Donovan Moves to 5-0 With Impressive Win

By Raffaele Rocca / November 11, 2020 /

Paddy Donovan made it five pro wins from five bouts with an impressive points win over Jumaane Camero. Watch the fight in full on the link below.

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WATCH: Donovan looks to maintain his 100% record as he weighs in for tonight’s Fight Night

By Jack Neville / November 11, 2020 /

Limerick boxer Paddy Donovan will seek a fifth consecutive professional win as he takes on Jumanne Camero on the MTK FightNight event this evening. O’Donovan has weighed in at 10st 6lbs 7oz for the fight which will take place in Wakefield in England tonight from 7pm. Under the tutelage of Limerick great Andy Lee, Donovan…

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Willie ‘Big Bang’ Casey to return to boxing with Graeme McCormack

By Jack Neville / April 3, 2020 /

Limerick boxer Willie ‘Big Bang’ Casey is set to return to the sport after retiring in 2014, Irish Boxing has reported. The Limerick native will join fellow county man Graeme ‘G-Train’ McCormack’s team. Casey burst onto the scene in 2010 winning the Prizefighter series on Sky Sports with his aggressive style. He defeated Paul Niland…

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O'Leary Scotland Bound For Title Tussle

By Raffaele Rocca / January 28, 2020 /

Siobhan O’Leary will head to Scotland at the end of the month for a breakthrough title fight. The Kerry-born Limerick-based puncher will face Scottish-based Greek Eftychia Kathopouli [3 wins, 1 loss] for the Celtic Nations title at the Gilvenbank Hotel in Glenrothes next Friday [January 31st] night.. A fight initially due to take place last…

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Gleeson victorious in Winter Box Cup

By John Keogh / December 10, 2019 /

St Francis boxer Cori Gleeson enjoyed a very successful outing in the Womens Winter Box Cup held in Guildford, England last weekend. The Nenagh native was crowned champion after two very good wins and was one of just five Irish boxers that did so. Her first bout was Saturday when she out-boxed and outscored English…

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Rathkeale Double at National Elite Finals

By Ronan Coughlan / November 25, 2019 /

There was plenty to celebrate in Rathkeale Boxing Club last Friday night as two of its club members claimed Elite gold at the National Stadium in Dublin. Nell Fox, (who was the third fight of the evening) claimed her 19th National title when she beat Leona Houlihan 5-0 in the 81kg final. Fox controlled the…

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