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Weigh-in: Raheem vs. Juuko

Weights from Tacoma – Battle at the Boat 92

Zahir Raheem: 141.5
Justin Juuko: 143

Contract Weight: 144


Dave Petryck: 148.5

Gabriel Pineda: 146.5

Contract Weight: 142


Antonio Neal: 148.5

Juan Carlos Rodriguez: 148

Contract Weight: 147

Ricardo Maldonado: 139

Cory Vom Baur: 140

Contract Weight: 140

Zach Cooper: 149.5

Charon Spain: 150

Contract Weight: 150

Drew Brokenshire:147

William Fernandez: 144

Contract Weight: 147

Anthony Smith: 130.5

Marcello Gallardo: 131

Contract Weight: 132


Irish Amateur Boxing Association

Ireland will have no boxers in action on Day 1 of the European Championships in Minsk, Irish team manager Joe Hennigan reports from the Belarusian capital.

London 2012 Olympian Adam Nolan and Sean McComb get Ireland’s campaign underway against Pavlo Ischenko of the Ukraine and Poland’s Tomasz Kot tomorrow in the lightweight and welterweight classes.

Five Irish boxers – Paddy Barnes, Michael Conlan, John Joe Nevin, Ray Moylette and Joe Ward, all of whom are ranked in the top five in Europe – have been seeded.

Boxing at the 40th edition of the European Championships begins at 8pm (6pm, Irish time) at the Palace of Sport venue this evening.

Thirty six nations (216 boxers) will compete at the Championships.

Please click here for Irish squad profiles, previous results, 2013 timetable and Irish European medal winners.

Irish squad 2013 European Championships

49kg – Light-flyweight – Paddy Barnes (Holy Family BC, Belfast)
52kg – Flyweight – Michael Conlan (St John Bosco BC, Belfast)
56kg – Bantamweight – John Joe Nevin (Cavan BC)
60kg – Lightweight – Sean McComb (Holy Trinity BC, Belfast)
64kg – Light-welterweight – Ray Moylette (St Anne’s BC, Mayo)
69kg – Welterweight – Adam Nolan (Bray BC, Co, Wicklow)
75kg – Middleweight – Jason Quigley (Finn Valley BC, Donegal)
81kg – Light –heavyweight – Joe Ward (Moate BC, Co. Westmeath)
91kg – Heavyweight – Tommy McCarthy (Oliver Plunkett BC, Belfast)
91kg+ – Super-heavyweight – Con Sheehan (Clonmel BC, Tipperary)

Team manager: Joe Hennigan
Coaches: Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Eddie Bolger
Strength & Conditioning: John Cleary
Physio: Conor McCarthy

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