Jamie Conlan suffered a heartbreaking defeat despite a gutsy effort in his IBF world super-flyweight title challenge against Filipino Jerwin Ancajas at the SSE Odyssey Arena.… Read Article
Carl Frampton made a successful ring return at Belfast’s SSE Odyssey Arena on Saturday night, defeating Mexico’s Horacio Garcia on a unanimous points decision.… Read Article
Tonight in Belfast, reigning IBF super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas proved to be too strong, too powerful and too good for a gutsy Jamie Conlan. The southpaw from The Philippines who is co-promoted by the great Manny Pacquiao scored multiple knockdowns, hurting Conlan to both head and body, before finally getting the TKO at the :52-second mark of round-six.… Read Article
IBF super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas (28-1-1, 19 KOs) totally destroyed an over-matched previously unbeaten #4 IBF Jamie Conlan (19-1, 11 KOs) in stopping him in the 6th round on Saturday night at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Ancajas, 25, knocked Conlan down 4 times in the fight. The referee halted the fight in round 6 after Ancajas knocked Conlan down with a right hand rabbit punch to the back of the head. … Read Article
Paddy Barnes has claimed his fifth professional win and the vacant WBO inter-continental flyweight title with a sixth-round stoppage victory over Nicaraguan Eliecer Quezada at Belfast’s SSE Odyssey Arena.… Read Article
Jono Carroll has claimed the vacant IBF inter-continental super-featherweight title with a third-round stoppage win over Humberto de Santiago at Belfast’s SSE Odyssey Arena.… Read Article
Tonight in Belfast, reigning WBO bantamweight king Zolani Tete may well have made boxing history by scoring the quickest KO win in any world title fight. The South African iced his countryman challenger Siboniso Gonya in just 11-seconds of the opening round. Walking towards his opponent, Tete unleashed a stinging right hook that landed flush, sending Gonya down hard.… Read Article
In the opinion of more than a few fight fans (this one included), the best fight of the year, on paper at least, has been saved for (almost) last: the hugely intriguing pound-for-pound match-up that will pit southpaw boxing masters Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux against one another on December 9 in New York.
With so much sheer talent between them – two Olympic gold medals apiece, hundreds of amateur bouts and a handful of … Read Article
Has there ever been a more cerebral fighter than the legendary Archie Moore? One of the finest light-heavyweights in the sport’s long history, Moore, a master at placing a punch – hence his astonishing number of KO wins – used his brains as much as he used his physical prowess.
Smarter than his ring rivals, most of them anyway, Moore enjoyed a long, long career – during which he gave his sport some unforgettable moments.… Read Article
Carl Frampton insists that he has to win in style on his ‘second coming’ against Mexican Horacio Garcia at the SSE Odyssey Arena tonight in Belfast.
‘The Jackal’ tops one of Irish boxing’s biggest ever fight bills this weekend as the ‘Frampton Reborn’ card also features Jamie Conlan challenging for the IBF world super-flyweight title while three-time Olympian Paddy Barnes competes in his fifth pro bout, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.… Read Article