Peter McDonagh is prepared to have a “war” when he meets John Hutchinson at Rivermead, Reading on March 15.
On Saturday, March 8 super-featherweight prospect Daniel ‘Insane’ McShane enjoyed a welcome run-out in Kecskemet, Hungary. The 20-year-old recorded his eighth professional victory, returning home with a solid points win over Ignac Kassai in a four-rounder.
Boxing fans across Ireland can enjoy two back-to-back boxing documentaries on St. Patrick’s Day on Setanta TV.
British and Irish heavyweights Martin Rogan and Michael Sprott have signed on for a new international heavyweight competition. The ‘Super 8: Last Man Standing’ tournament will take place on June 4 in Auckland, New Zealand. Eight heavyweights in total will take part in the Super 8 event, competing for a prize pool of £250,000 on one evening.
Carl Frampton could land a dream world title shot this summer after Leo Santa Cruz revealed that he would happily defend his title against the Belfast boxer.
WBC super-bantamweight holder Santa Cruz insists he would have no problem travelling to Northern Ireland to take on Frampton – provided he first wins his March 8 defence against former champion Cristian Mijares.