Author Archives: Brian Donnellon


Ward Tops Pound-For-Pound Ranking

by Brian Donnellon Andre Ward (31-0 15 KO) rallied from an early knockdown to claim a controversial win against previously unbeaten Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1 26 KO) to be crowned WBA, WBO and IBF World Middleweight Champion and the pound-for-pound king in Las Vegas’s T-Mobile Arena. In the pre-fight buildup pundits and experts alike were nearly


Barnes Head And Shoulders Above The Rest

Image Source    by Brian Donnellon The highly anticipated debut of three-time olympian Paddy Barnes took place in The Titanic Exhibition Center on Saturday night. The fight ended under bizarre circumstances, as Barnes’s Bulgarian opponent Stefan Slavchev was disqualified in the fourth round, after picking Barnes up on his shoulder and fireman walking him around


McIlroy Victory In TOUR Championship

    Image: By Brian Donnellon   McIlroy was all smiles after winning the TOUR Championship in a three-way playoff with Ryan Moore and Kevin Chappell. The last three holes were when McIlroy came to his forte and began his march, first towards the leaders and then onto the championship itself in the four-hole


Conlan and Barnes Sign Pro Contracts

   By Brian Donnellon    After a highly controversial Olympic Games for Irish boxers, two of the most recognisable names in the Irish amateurs, Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan have made the first strides towards the glitz and glamour of professional boxing by putting pen to paper with Matthew Macklin’s gym (MGM) and Manny Pacquiao’s promoter