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1961 – Birth in Clones, Co Monaghan of Barry McGuigan, ‘The Clones Cyclone’, world featherweight boxing champion (WBA) 1985-86.1961 – Birth in Clones, Co Monaghan of Barry McGuigan, ‘The Clones Cyclone’, world featherweight boxing champion (WBA) 1985-86.

Irish boxing legend, Barry McGuigan, is born in Clones, Co Monaghan. McGuigan’s dad, Pat McGeegan was famous in his own right as a very popular singer in Ireland who represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1968. 59 more words

Irish History

Garcia, Santa Cruz impress in Vegas

Leo Santa Cruz is a world champion once again after reclaiming his WBA Featherweight world title in another epic showdown with Carl Frampton last night in Las Vegas. 527 more words

Boxing

Groves: I’m in a great place, great team – I can beat anyone

Three-time world title challenger George Groves says he’s couldn’t be in a better place moving forward, and is willing to fight anyone once he captures that elusive world title. 596 more words

30th annual Ring 8 Holiday Event & Awards Ceremony Dec. 11 in New York

NEW YORK (October 17, 2015) – The 30th annual Ring 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony will be held Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), December 11, at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. 655 more words

Professional Boxing

Frampton Of The Opera Gets Green Light For Moy Festival

Organisers of The Moy’s Annual Outdoor Summer Gala have pulled off a major coup by persuading double world champion Carl Frampton to sing opera songs for two hours on the back of a lorry in the village on the final day of the gala. 259 more words

GAA

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Carl Frampton: Recap

For Round By Round Boxing, I recap the world championship boxing match between Leo Santa Cruz and Carl Frampton, which took place on July 30, 2016. 30 more words

Boxing

The Pride of Belfast

The plague of the writer is creative block. Sometimes inspiration comes at you effortlessly, but other times it’s as elusive as hen’s teeth. I must confess that I don’t put a huge amount of preparation into my blogs. 969 more words