Eamonn O’Kane says his loss against John Ryder was ‘the kick up the backside’ he needed as he prepares for his first fight of 2013 against Gary Boulden in Betfair’s ‘Unfinished Business’ at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on February 9 live on Sky Sports.
O’Kane met Ryder before Christmas in London and the Islington man came out on top, stopping the Dungiven fighter in the eighth round of their exciting middleweight clash.
Glenn Foot beat Dale Evans in the final of the Betfair Prizefighter Welterweights III at the Civic Hall in Wolverhampton – a night that promoter Eddie Hearn called ‘the best Prizefighter yet’.
The 25 year old returns to the North East with £34,000 in his pocket after adding a quarter-final stoppage to his winner’s cheque – but his victory was just one highlight on a red-hot night of action in the snowy Midlands.
Sam Eggington has his sights set on becoming a record breaker after entering the line-up for the Betfair Prizefighter Welterweights III at the Civic Hall in Wolverhampton on January 19, live on Sky Sports.
Larry Ekundayo stormed to victory in the Betfair Prizefighter Light-Middleweights III – becoming the first man to pocket the £2,000 KO bonus after stopping Terry Carruthers in the final.
Ekundayo entered the tournament with just two pro contests on his CV, but beat the favourite Craig McEwan in the opening quarter-final and followed that up with another impressive win, this time over McEwan’s fellow Scot Kris Carslaw in the semis.
Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla has taken the final spot in the Betfair Prizefighter Lightweights line-up to complete a fantastic list of boxers in action live on Sky Sports on October 6 at Liverpool Olympia.
Nathan Brough and Kieran Farrell are the latest names to join the line-up for ‘Rocky and the Betfair Prizefighters’ in the lightweight showdown on October 6 at Liverpool Olympia live on Sky Sports.
Tom Dallas and Tom Little will clash in an all-English quarter-final at the Betfair International Heavyweights II at the York Hall, Bethnal Green on June 20, live on Sky Sports HD1.
Three-time world super-middleweight champion Carl Froch performed the draw at Sky Sports studios as the eight contenders for Wednesday night’s action met for the first time at the promo shoot.
Eamonn O’Kane has been installed as the odds-on favourite by Betfair for the all-Irish Betfair Prizefighter Middleweights on Saturday May 5 at the King’s Hall in Belfast after drawing Anthony Fitzgerald in the opening quarter final today.
Irish boxer Eamonn O’Kane will show that he’s got the full package when he trials a new marketing technique encouraging punters to scan his crotch at the weigh-in for Saturday’s Betfair Prizefighter Middleweights show in Belfast.
In what’s thought to be a world first, O’Kane will step on to the scales wearing a pair of boxer shorts specially designed by event sponsors Betfair.
Paul McCloskey, Martin Lindsay and the line-up for the Betfair Prizefighter all-Irish Middleweights are ready for their huge night in Belfast on May 5, as promoter Eddie Hearn says it’s the first of three big nights of boxing in the city for Matchroom Sport in 2012.
McCloskey headlines the bumper night of action live on Sky Sports against two-time world champion Julio Diaz and the former unbeaten European light-welterweight king is gunning for a second world title shot this year.