Advertisement
Advertisement

Peter McDonagh is Ready For a War With Hutchinson

London -Peter McDonagh is prepared to have a “war” when he meets John Hutchinson at Rivermead, Reading, on March 15.

McDonagh, who is dedicating the fight to his late sister, insists there is “no losing this fight” as he contends for the Irish light middleweight title on the undercard to the first set of MaxiNutrition Knockout quarter-finals, live on Channel 5.

“I’m dedicating my fight to my sister, who passed away in January to breast cancer,” Peter said.

“It’s her birthday on Monday so it would be a great birthday present to win the Irish title on Saturday night - there’s no losing, I have to win this fight.”

The 36-year-old former BBBofC Southern Area lightweight and Irish lightweight champion who is making his ring entrance alongside Darren Gough and Soccer AM’s own Tubes, believes with the backing of Hennessy Sports he can push on with his career.

“People are taking me a lot more seriously now, “ Peter said.

“I’ve been training out in Marbella and the MGM and that’s where my camps will be from now on.

“With Hennessy Sports and the MGM I feel as though I can win big titles.”

Born in Galway, Ireland, McDonagh of Bermondsey, London, takes on the undefeated 27-year-old 'Buncrana Banger' Hutchinson.

But Peter insists he is not overlooking his latest opponent and sees him as the first step towards bigger opportunities.

“I’m Irish, I’m pure Irish and I just want to be the Irish champion again," Peter said.

"Once I’ve won that I’m there then, I’ll have a title and I can start targeting something else.

"I’m not looking beyond John Hutchinson on Saturday, he’s an unbeaten fighter, he’s fought in America, he’s a big tough kid and very strong.

"He's not the most technical fighter, so I’m going to show him how to box and if it becomes a war in the later rounds I’m prepared to have a war.

"I think when it gets to the later rounds that’s when you’ll see me at my best."

McDonagh competes on the undercard to English light heavyweight champion, Bob Ajisafe and former British, Commonwealth and European champion, Dean Francis, as they clash for the British light heavyweight title and a place in the next round of the MaxiNutrition Knockout.

Also scheduled to fight on the show is Leon Senior, as he faces former Commonwealth title challenger Tony Hill over 10 rounds, in the second quarter final of the MaxiNutrition Knockout for the Southern Area light heavyweight belt.

Former British light welterweight champion and European title challenger Lenny Daws will also be in action, along with Reading's own Tamuka Mucha, Ricky O'Brien and Slough's John Brennan.

Tags: British Boxing image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment/View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Photos: Artur Beterbiev Puts Finishing Touches For Maderna Bout Roach: I'd Still Like Mayweather To Face a 'Healthy' Manny Pacquiao Arum: I Would Have Never Let Canelo Do What He Did With GGG Video: Freddie Roach on McGregor, Mayweather, Pacquiao Bob Arum, Al Haymon in Talks To Stage Fights, Work Together AIBA To Answer Doping Questions, Decide on Pros in Olympics Richard Commey To Be Ringside For Barthelemy vs. Bey Photos: Crawford vs. Postol Undercard Press Conference Francisco Vargas Not Bothered By Location Change For Camp Demetrius Andrade Training Hard For Willie Nelson Clash Van Heerdan Details McGregor Sparring, Says He is Capable Boxer Dejan Zlaticanin To Face New Opponent For WBC Title, Marsili Out Rueda: I Will Surprise The Fans, Oscar Valdez is Going To Lose! Fury: I'll Bend Over Wilder, Joshua - Split Them With This Long D*ck Julian Williams To Jermall Charlo: One Way To Prove Who's Better Video: Tyson Fury on Breaking Klitschko Mentally, Wilder Fight Liam Smith: Kell Brook is The Fight I'm Pushing For Klitschko Vows Payback, No Judges: I Will Knock Tyson Fury Out! Ashley Theophane On Board To Face Ricky Burns in UK Showdown Bellew: I Kicked Haye's Ass in Sparring, I'll Face Him at Heavyweight Emiliano Marsili Confident of Zlaticanin Win, Eyes Anthony Crolla Dillian Whyte: Briggs Will Be Very Dangerous For David Haye Golovkin's Coach: Danny Jacobs No Longer Calls For GGG Fight! Ryabinsky Intent On Clearing Povetkin, Rescheduling Wilder Bout Tony Bellew: Lebedev Holds a Couple Belts, He's The One We Want! Titles Changing Hands All Over: BoxingScene Ratings Update Haumono Motivated By Family To Blast Out Joseph Parker Selby Turns Back on Warrington, Eyes Frampton vs. Santa Cruz Porter Plans To Bang Away at Thurman's Ribs, Break His Body Atlas Would Love Pacquiao-Crawford, Spence Face The Top Dogs Bounced in Buffalo: 'Bump City' and 'Boom Boom' Hit The Skids Arslan Gets Foe: Manuel Charr, Adrian Granat, Fornling in Action Lara: Fans Will Get Tired of Golovkin's Easy Fights, He Needs Me Zabala To Take Stand in $27 Million Lawsuit vs. Canelo/Golden Boy Photos: Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido Face-Off at 'A Los Golpes' Vargas, Salido Confident of Victory: Chavez Expects FOTY War Oscar Valdez Opens Camp in Carson For WBO World Title Fight Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury is an Immense Fight, Says DiBella Roach Wants One Tune-Up For Chavez Jr. - Then Golovkin Fight WBO, WBC Have No Issue Sanctioning Canelo vs. Smith or Charlo
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement