Boxing Ireland excursion – away dates for Celtic Clash regulars

It’s a case of have gloves will travel for some of the Boxing Ireland stable.

Four Boxing Ireland fighters will this week confirm fight dates outside of Ireland.

Katelynn Phelan has already confirmed a trip to Germany and a breakthrough fight with German-Ukrainian starlet Jessica Schadko [8(2)-0].

While Sligo’s Aaron Gethin will appear on a yet to be confirmed date against a yet to be confirmed in Spain.

The away days don’t end there as Boxing Ireland promise three more of their stable will have European dates confirmed this week.

Fighting abroad is a growing trend for Irish fighter of late.

Victor Rabei, Ryan O’Rourke and Dylan Moran traded leather in Valencia just over a week ago. Wakefield in England has played hosts to fights for Jono Carroll, Gary Cully, Lewis Crocker, Padraig McCrory, Fearghus Quinn, Pierce O’Leary and James McGivern.

Poland is the destination for Tony Browne, Tiernan Bradley, Allan Phelan, Vladimir Belujsky and O’Rourke next month.

The pandemic has played it’s part in somewhat forced travel plans, but the lack of shows outside Belfast also plays a role.

Photo credit Ricardo Guglielminotti @thefightingIrish

Jonny Stapleton

Irish-boxing.com contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sport for a living for 19 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: editoririshboxing@gmail.com