Pat Magee excited by big puncher McCarthy

Photograph: Boxing Scene Belfast manager Pat Magee knows a thing or two about bringing a fighter along the right way. Having guided namesake Brian Magee to the highest level, as well as handling a string of other talented pugilists, Pat is ready to let his latest hope, Tommy McCarthy, off the leash. Speaking shortly after… Continue reading…

Pat Magee has big plans for Philip Sutcliffe Jnr

Photograph: Russell Pritchard Phil Sutcliffe Jnr will be fighting for the European title in 10 fights’ time if new manager Pat Magee’s career plan comes to fruition. Pat has plenty of experience in the boxing game after managing Brian Magee and Kiko Martinez in recent years. Now he sees Sutcliffe as the man with the… Continue reading…

Talented Magee Jnr will let his fists do the talking

Photograph: Watching Eamonn Magee Jnr move inside and ruthlessly dispatch a usually durable opponent in explosive fashion was, to say the least, impressive. Almost inevitably, comparisons with his multi-talented father followed the Holiday Inn debut victory on June 6.

Sutcliffe leads the way in Dublin with points win

Philip Sutcliffe Jnr enjoyed his biggest win to date last night at the Red Cow Hotel in Dublin. Sutcliffe outpointed Yoann Portailler by a score of 79-72 but was made to work hard for his victory by a solid and well-chosen opponent who refused to be dispatched like so many of the puncher’s previous foes.

Tommy McCarthy excites Dublin crowd with fourth knockout win

Tommy McCarthy made it four wins out of four in Dublin’s 3Arena on Saturday evening with yet another foe falling early. Speaking just minutes after starching Martin Horak inside two rounds, Tommy explained to journalists how he had gone about dispatching the Czech boxer on the Macklin-Heiland undercard.

Tommy McCarthy added to “Champions Night” at the Devenish Complex

In just over two weeks’ time the former two-time, highly decorated former world ranked Irish Amateur Champion, Tommy McCarthy, makes his long awaited home debut as a professional. McCarthy who turned over to the professional code in June with Belfast manager Pat Magee has racked up two knockout victories already, in Manchester and Dewsbury, and as a… Continue reading…

Red Cow round-up: Full Dublin show report

Photograph: Sharon Flanagan Luke Keeler tucked a solid six rounds under his belt at Dublin’s Red Cow Moran Hotel on Friday night. The middleweight outpointed Laszlo Kovacs 59-55 on referee Emile Tiedt’s scorecard. Keeler was guilty of over reaching in the first two rounds and throwing a few too many heavy, looping blows. Luke’s aim… Continue reading…