Articles tagged with: paschal collins

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.

‘Ormond is ready for Crawford’ says Paschal Collins

Photograph: ©Russell Pritchard / Cyclone Promotions

Highly-respected trainer Paschal Collins believes that his lightweight protégé Stephen Ormond is destined for the top and would relish a crack at Terence Crawford if the opportunity arose. Slippery American Crawford left Scotland with Ricky Burns’ WBO title earlier this month and Paschal cited Ormond’s high pressure style and professional attitude as evidence that he could mix with the division’s finest.