Michael Maguire has been backed to end more than 20 years of hurt for Peterborough fighters.
Not since Gary DeRoux lost the British featherweight title in 1991 have city fight fans seen one of their own win a major championship.
Manager Robert Waterman reckons Maguire can end the wait after watching the 24 year-old from Eastfield race to a two-round stoppage of Krzysztof Rogowski at Bushfield Leisure Centre. Continue reading
Fireworks Night is coming early for Peterborough fight fans this year.
Promoter Robert Waterman has announced Michael Maguire will top a show at Bushfield Leisure Centre on Saturday, November 2.
Waterman hopes Maguire will be in contention for a crack at super-bantamweight honours next year if he keeps winning.
Formerly a world-class junior amateur, Maguire has relaunched his professional career this year with back-to-back wins on Waterman’s shows. Continue reading
Adam Booth trains David Haye and George Groves – and reckons Michael Maguire has more talent than both.
Booth regarded Maguire as “probably the most naturally talented fighter I’ve ever worked with” and compared him to ring legend Roberto Duran for his fighting ferocity and boxing brain. Continue reading