Gallery: New world champ Christina McMahon comes home to a hero’s welcome

NEW WBC Interim World champion Christina McMahon came home to a hero’s welcome in Dublin on Monday night.

Ireland’s only female pro boxer collected the title with a points win over Catherine Phiri in Zambia on May 2.

The Monaghan native and former kickboxing World champion will now hope to secure a clash with the number one in the division and outright champion Yazmin Rivas.

Monday, however was for savour the moment and McMahon fans helped her celebrate and greeted her to a deserved hero’s welcome at Dublin Airport.

Pictures by Sharon Flanagan:

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