Get your copy of the Irish Boxing Review 2012 - out now

In this latest edition of the Irish Boxing Review, author and BoxRec News correspondent Steve Wellings revisits the Irish Boxing Awards which is swiftly moving into its fourth year and still offering deserved recognition to the worthy achievers that collect the cut glass trophies on offer for outstanding achievement.

Steve also meets the matchmakers entrusted with the unenviable task of putting together a fight card; delves into the minds of the creative talents behind the boxing photographs and quality images that regularly appear online and in magazines; and takes a brief look at the growing influence of the intriguing World Series of Boxing tournament.
After catching up with the Irish boxing fraternity online, the author finishes by hearing from some of the better known boxing personalities who write, chat and debate the noble art on a regular basis - including BoxRec News Editor, Ian McNeilly.
Steve later offers a selection of concise reviews of the year including all of the results that mattered from the world of boxing and there are complete lists of active Irish boxers' fight records as supplied by Gerry Callan.
Sandwiched in between is the timeline of events, a selection of previews, reviews and fight articles that guide you step-by- step through all of the big talking points.
This indispensable volume covers all the big fights and major fighters involved, including Paul McCloskey, Matthew Macklin, Andy Lee, Carl Frampton, Willie Casey, Stephen Ormond, Tyson Fury, Martin Rogan, Brian Magee, and much more.
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Kell Brook

Sheffield welterweight Kell Brook remains in position for a world title tilt and will know who he’ll be facing when the winner of an all-American match-up between Ohio’s Shawn Porter and Brooklyn’s Paulie Malignaggi gets his hand raised next weekend (April 19) in Washington DC.

Fight Reports

Behind the Results with Eric Armit - April 16, 2014

From Esbjerg, where Liverpudlian David Price saw the canvas again before overcoming Czech Ondrej Pala in the third, over to Newcastle (Aus), where Ghanaian former IBF welterweight champion Joshua Clottey outclassed Aussie Anthony Mundine over 12 for the WBA International belt at light middle. Behind the Results with Eric Armit who, if cut, has yellow and black coursing through his veins.