McCreedy vs. Walchuk
By James Stillerman at Ringside – It was a happy Saint Patrick`s day for the several hundred fans who packed the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell as they saw their hometown fighter, “Irish” Joe McCreedy prevail over Michael “Flash” Walchuk by way of a eight round unanimous decision by scores of 76-76, 78-74 and 77-75, in a fight he dominated throughout and almost had Walchuk knockdown several times. This fight was presented by Chicago Fight Club Promotions, CFC. Continue reading
By James Stillerman – “Irish” Joe McCreedy (13-6-2, 6KOs) will leave it all on the line this Saturday night, in a do or die fight against Michael “Flash” Walchuk (9-8, 2OKs) in front of his hometown crowd at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell. This will be a eight round bout for the vacant U.S. Northeast Light Heavyweight belt, in a fight if he does not win, he might contemplate retirement.
“This is a significant fight for me because if I lose than I`m taking a major step back and I might retire,” said McCreedy. “Nevertheless, I want to prove everyone wrong with this fight by winning and getting back to bigger and better fights. The media thinks my career is over and that I`m washed up after my last performance, but I like being the underdog with my back against the wall. I`m going to prove everyone wrong and show that I`m a force at the light heavyweight division, starting this Saturday against Walchuk.”
In order for McCreedy`s career to continue in the right direction, he`s going to have to defeat the tough Canadian, Walchuk who is aggressive and has good power punching. Walchuk has been in with the likes of Vladine Boisse and undefeated fighters like Francy Ntetu, Eleider Alvarez and Adam Trupish, making his record deceiving. Continue reading
LOWELL, Mass. (March 7, 2013) – Local favorite “Irish” Joey McCreedy has overcome a double fracture of his jaw. For years, he’s fought in the boxing shadows of Lowell fighting icons, “Irish” Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund, but now, perhaps, he faces his toughest challenge in a crossroads fight March 16 at Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.
“CFC Fight Night” is presented by Chicago Fight Clubs Promotion. Doors open at 7 p.m. ET, first bout scheduled for 8:00 p.m. ET.
McCreedy (13-6-2, 6 KOs), who is trained by Eklund, takes on Canadian-invader Michael “Flash” Walchuk (9-8, 2 KOs) in the eight-round main event for the vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) US-Northeast light heavyweight title.
Amin for the vacant United States Boxing Organization super middleweight crown. The pressure is on McCreedy because he lost his last fight, also in Lowell, this past May to Shujaa El Continue reading