Articles for June 2014
Flighty Lama unable to run from KO king Keeler
Photograph: Sharon Flanagan
Middleweight puncher Luke Keeler posted the most impressive performance of his career to date last Saturday and now the 27-year-old is ready to push on towards domestic glory. Keeler dropped the usually durable Festim Lama, an Albanian based in London, on three separate occasions to secure an early night at the Holiday Inn.
The Negotiator: Jake McGuigan discusses Frampton-Martinez II
Negotiating the big fights in this sport can often be a fraught process. Whenever IBF super-bantamweight champion Kiko Martinez announced on his Facebook and Twitter profiles a few weeks ago that a rematch with Carl Frampton had been signed, the ears of local fight fans quickly pricked up.
Meli faces Dee Taggart on June 14 Belfast card
Unbeaten middleweight Alfredo Meli appears to be have been granted his wish of boxing two weeks in a row. Shortly after posting a six-round shutout of Trowbridge survivor Dan Blackwell, the 24-year-old (boxing on his birthday no less) made known his desire to box again on Saturday, June 14.
Middleweight Meli has titles on his mind