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Tennyson happy to be on the light path

JAMES Tennyson believes his move up to lightweight has brought the best out of him and feels his power will be a decisive factor when he faces Gavin Gwynne for the British title at Matchroom Boxing HQ in Essex on August 1. ‘The Assassin’ has convinced since stepping up in weight following his world super-featherweight […]

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Cacace planning to rock Woodstock’s ambitions in his first title defence

ANTHONY Cacace will make the first defence of his British super-featherweight title against Leon Woodstock as part of Frank Warren’s summer series that will take place behind closed doors at the BT Sport studio. Whilst no date is confirmed for ‘The Apache’, it is expected the Belfast man will return to action in August against […]

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Tennyson: I can mix it with the best

JAMES Tennyson is confident he can mix it with the top fighters in the Lightweight division and has his eyes set on a second world title shot as he spoke with Chris Lloyd in the latest episode of Matchroom Boxing’s podcast ‘The Lockdown Tapes’. An impressive six-fight unbeaten streak at super-featherweight saw the hard-hitting Belfast […]

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Frampton back in camp ahead of ring return

CARL Frampton could return to the ring as early as next month as ‘The Jackal’ returned to training in Manchester this week. The North Belfast man was speaking on BBC 5 Live’s Costello and Bunce podcast earlier on Monday when he reported that he has been put on notice for a behind closed doors fight […]

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Conlan: Plans advanced for local stars to get back into the ring

A HOST of local fighters could get their first taste of action since lockdown from next month at MTK Global’s Fight Night events are expected to return from late July. Initially, the behind closed doors’ shows will take place in England, but MTK Vice-President Jamie Conlan has confirmed that plans to stage later events in […]

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Boxing clubs to reopen in August

LOCAL boxing clubs can return to action on August 10 in line with the Irish Government’s advice on the resumption of close physical contact sports. The announcement was made recently by IABA President, Dominic O’Rourke who said that the return would be subject to various safety measures being put in place. The St Michael’s, Athy […]

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