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McDonnell vs. Ceja

McDonnell defeats Ceja

Using movement, a nice jab and some skillful roughhouse tactics, bantamweight contender Jaime McDonnell (21-2-1, 9 KO's) defeated Julio Ceja (24-1, 22 KO) tonight by a 12 round unanimous decision to win the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight ttile at the Keepmoat Stadium, in Doncaster, United Kingdom. The final judges' scores were 114-114, 115-113, 118-110. The first two [...]

Jamie McDonnell – Julio Ceja preview

By Phil Barnett, Press Association Sport (@barnettoPA) - Jamie McDonnell never dreamt he would fight for a world title - because he is not even a boxing fan. The Doncaster bantamweight can complete an impressive rise tomorrow when he faces unbeaten Mexican Julio Ceja for the vacant IBF belt in front of his own fans at the Keepmoat Stadium. Claiming a world title will be his greatest [...]

McDonnell ready for Ceja on Saturday for IBF 118 lb. strap

By Phil Barnett, Press Association Sport (@barnettoPA): Jamie McDonnell has shrugged off Julio Ceja's intimidating knockout record ahead of the pair's world bantamweight title scrap on Saturday.Doncaster's McDonnell steps up to the top level for the first time with a shot at the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) belt against an unbeaten Mexican who boasts a fearsome record of 24 fights, [...]

McDonnell: ‘I Need Everyone’s Support’

Top bantamweights, Jamie McDonnell and Julio Ceja, went head-to-head for the first time at a packed press conference on Tuesday (May 7). The pair square off for the vacant IBF world crown this Saturday, May 11, at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium in a fight that will be screened live, via pay-per-view, on Primetime TV (Sky Channel 498 – preview available now). The bout is shaping up to be a really [...]

Doncaster’s McDonnell Raring To Go Ahead Of World Title Bid

Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell will soon walk to the ring for the biggest fight of his life. On Saturday May 11, the former European bantamweight king will challenge Mexico’s Julio Ceja for the vacant IBF world title, in front of thousands of fans in his hometown’s Keepmoat Stadium. With 22 KOs from 24 wins, unbeaten Ceja brings a formidable record to the contest but McDonnell, with just two [...]

Ceja Confident He Will Knockout McDonnell For World Crown

If Jamie McDonnell is to make history and become Doncaster’s first ever world boxing champion then he will have to do it the hard way. Fighting in his hometown’s Keepmoat Stadium on May 11, Jamie will face concussive puncher, Julio Ceja, for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) world bantamweight crown in what is sure to be an explosive contest. Ceja brings to the ring a formidable [...]

Trainer Hulley Confident McDonnell Will Win World Title

Behind every great fighter there is usually a top team. As Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell heads into the biggest fight of his life, he will be guided every step of the way by the man who has been by his side since before he won the British title back in 2010. Full-time trainer, Dave Hulley, has been putting Jamie through his paces as he prepares to face big-punching Mexican, Julio Ceja, for the [...]

Jamie McDonnell vs. Julio Ceja on May 11th

Doncaster’s Jamie McDonnell believes his army of supporters, and opponent Julio Ceja’s lack of a well-stamped passport, will be crucial in sweeping him to world title victory when the pair clash in his hometown’s Keepmoat Stadium on May 11. The bantamweights go head-to-head for the vacant IBF crown on the pitch at the home of Doncaster Rovers Football Club, and Jamie is convinced Ceja’s [...]