It’s fair to say that sparking an overmatched Bulgarian at a small hall show in Belfast may not put the cruiserweight division on red alert. But if Tommy McCarthy progresses as quickly as his team, fight fans, boxing scribes and the man himself all believe then the top cruiserweights in Ireland and the UK will be finding out sooner rather than later. As far as Tommy is concerned speed brings power.
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.
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 Tommy’s first-round destruction of Dimitar Spaiyski in the Devenish Complex Magee discussed his bright prospect’s progress so far and where they plan to take the 24-year-old next.
From the desk of MHD Promotions. ‘Champions Night’ at the Devenish Complex, Finaghy Rd North, Belfast on Saturday, October 4, 2014.
Fight week is now upon us and there is a growing tsunami of atmosphere building up towards showtime at the New Devenish Complex in Finaghy Road North, Belfast. The entire nine-fight card has been confirmed and will feature most of the country’s finest young professional boxers all looking to impress the Belfast fight fans and critics.
Belfast cruiserweight Tommy McCarthy got his professional career off to a winning start with a third-round stoppage of Rolandas Cesna at the Dewsbury Leisure Centre on Saturday, May 24. Big things are expected of McCarthy who is managed by Pat Magee and trained by Patsy McAllister and Bernardo Checa.