Feisty Festive Period – Stevie McKenna to fight twice in seven days

Exciting prospect Stevie McKenna [5(5)-0]is getting busy in the festive period.

The undefeated light middleweight will fight on back to back Fridays and on back to back Hennessy Promotion shows.

It also means two terrestrial TV appearances in seven days for the older of two boxing brothers.

The 23-year-old takes to the ring on the undercard of Ashley Theophane versus Sam Eggington this coming show, a card brother Stevie also appears on.

Providing all goes well the Monaghan native will be be back out seven days later after securing a slot on the December 18 card at the same Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios.

McKenna will populate the a card topped by the British title fight between Shakan Pitters and Craig Richards.

The late December fight ensures McKenna has a rather productive year considering the circumstances.

The Sheer Sports managed fighter will have got out three times in a pandemic hampered 12 months with all three fights playing out on Channel 5.

With two wins the Freddie Roach trained fighter, who holds a 100 percent knock out ratio, will move into 2021 as an 8-0 prospect ready to kick on.

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