Advertisement: IBO Boxing
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com
Advertisement

Photo: Macklin, Hearn Join Forces For Dublin Run

Matthew Macklin has teamed up with Matchroom Sport and will kick off the new season at the National Stadium in Dublin on Saturday August 30 live on Sky Sports.

The Middleweight star is gunning for another World title shot and his opponent will be named at a press conference in Dublin soon.

The 32 year old has mixed it with Sergio Martinez, Gennady Golovkin and Felix Sturm for the big prize and is determined to get back into range of another crack at landing a World title crown.

“It’s been four years since I last boxed in the UK and five since I boxed in Ireland so I am really looking forward to boxing this side of the Atlantic again,” said Macklin. “The National Stadium has always been a great traditional venue for Irish boxing and I think the atmosphere on August 30 will be electric.”

Macklin will top an exciting bill in Dublin, with rivals Spike O’Sullivan and Anthony Fitzgerald clashing on an undercard that sees Olympic gold medal star Anthony Joshua MBE in action.

“I have been looking at bringing a big show to Dublin for some time and I am delighted to start a new era there for Matchroom Boxing on August 30 headlined by Matthew Macklin,” said Hearn. “Matthew is a proven world-level fighter on the verge of another World title shot and I am delighted to also be working with our American partner Lou DiBella on making that happen.

“Fans in Dublin can expect a corker of a card with Olympic Super Heavyweight king Joshua fighting in the city for the first time as a pro and an all-Irish grudge match between Spike O’Sullivan and Anthony Fitzgerald.

“We will announce a full card at a press conference in Dublin soon and tickets will go on sale the week commencing July 21.”

User Comments and Feedback
ADD COMMENT VIEW COMMENTS (0)
Advertisement
Top Headlines
Liam Smith: Brook's Not Ducking Me, But He's Scared Of Losing To Me McCracken Does Not Expect British Boxers To Turn Backs on Olympics Jack Rafferty Inks Agreement With MTK Global Fenech Explains Why He Left Mike Tyson Over Face Tattoo Eubank Jr. Warns: I Know I Can Beat Golovkin - I'd Take Him Out! Michael McKinson Motivated To Keep Proving Doubters Wrong Goossen, Bernstein, Weeks Reflect On Epic Corrales-Castillo Fight Showtime Will Replay Canelo's Coach Explains Why They Don't Want Munguia Fight Fury-Wilder Location Could Depend on Which Area Recovers Quicker Ngannou Believes He Can Match Up With Fury, Joshua, Wilder Floyd Mayweather Finalizes Deal To Manage His Digital Likeness UFC 249 a No-Go, ESPN & Disney Make Dana White Stand Down Mike Tyson: Boxers Will Always Make More Money Than MMA Fighters Fortuna's Promoter Wants Luke Campbell First, Then Devin Haney Kerman Lejarraga Accepts The Challenge of Sergio Martinez Hearn: Joshua Would Embrace Underdog Role in Fury Fight Derrick Jefferson Transferred Out Of ICU, Continues To Recover From COVID-19 Top Rank Prez: Crawford Wants Spence or Pacquiao, Brook is Option Liam Smith Reflects on Street Fighting Days, Rivalries With Brothers Jose Ramirez: I'm Going To Stay Active In A Very Precautioned Way James: Spence Made Bigger Statement Beating Porter, Garcia At What They Do Best Adrien Broner Ready To Focus 120% On Boxing; People Bank On Me To F--k Around Andrade: Liam Williams Is Not Gonna Be The One To Stop This Train Fernando Vargas Compares His Generation To Current Era Benavidez vs. Angulo: Sampson Secures License in Arizona Canelo's Coach: We Want GGG at 160 - But We'll Make A lot of Noise at 168! Jarrell Miller: A Fight Against Tyson Fury is Inevitable WBA Prez Discusses The State of Boxing During The Pandemic Boxing Will Be Back, But How Much Will It Cost? Canelo's Trainer: I Promise, Golovkin is Getting Knocked Out! Frampton vs. Herring To Land in Late Summer or Early Fall Warren: Tyson Fury Glove Allegations Are Pathetic, It's Stupid! Stevenson: I'm Moving Up To 130 For Sure, Unless It's Warrington Next Carlos Cuadras Eager For Revenge Against Juan Francisco Estrada Sergio Martinez Wants Kerman Lejarraga as Comeback Opponent Devin Haney Reinstated As WBC Lightweight Champion Fury: Coronavirus Can Take Anyone Out, Regardless of How Invincible We Feel Hearn: Joshua Has To Box By Mid-August To Fight Twice in 2020 Mares: I Still Want To Perform At The Highest Level Like I Always Have Parker's Manager: Junior Fa's Demands Were Stratospheric
Advertisement
Advertisement
Latest Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement