John Joe Nevin
Olympic hero John Joe Nevin wants to become the leading light of Irish boxing and says he cannot wait to fulfil his dream of fighting as a professional in his homeland when he makes his third appearance as a pro at The 3Arena in Dublin on November 15, live on Sky Sports Continue reading
GreenBlood Boxing, Berkeley statement
John Joe Nevin will be out of action for several months after being attacked in a Saturday morning incident in which he broke his leg in two places.
John Joe is gutted that his pro career has been slowed by the attack but vows to come back stronger in the fall. Continue reading
BOSTON, MA (MARCH 17, 2014)– Superstars start somewhere and for London Olympic silver medalist, John Joe Nevin, his Monday night fight looks to be the perfect introduction into pro boxing.
It doesn’t get much better for an Irish boxer than making a pro debut on St. Patrick’s Day in Boston, before a sellout crowd at the famed House of Blues live on FoxSports to a national television audience. Continue reading
Ireland’s most celebrated amateur in generations, John Joe Nevin, announced his pro plans yesterday at a press conference in Dublin. Nevin earned an Olympic Silver Medal in the London games and is rated the number one amateur in the world at bantamweight. Continue reading
LONDON (7 Oct 2012) – Super Fight Promotions is delighted to announce the signing of London 2012 Irish Olympic silver medalist John Joe Nevin.
The 23-year-old who dazzled at last summer’s Olympic Games, only missing gold in the final to Luke Campbell after a closely edged 14 points to 11 thriller, becomes the second capture of the newly formed promotional company, launched by British boxing ace Amir Khan.
As a bantamweight star with an excellent amateur background, including five national senior titles and two bronze World Amateur Championships, he has long been tipped to make a successful leap into the professional game. Continue reading