History in the making ? Kate Radomska calls out Cathy McAleer

Kate Radomska has her eyes set on a historic debut, calling out Cathy McAleer [4(1)-1(0)] today.

The Waterford native wants to be involved in the first every all Irish female pro fight and is hoping to trade leather with the Kellie Maloney managed fighter in the New Year.

The call out comes less than 24 hours after McAleer suffered first career defeat at the gloves of Hungarian Gabriella Mezei on Dennis Hobson’s ‘Straightener in the Car Park’ card.

The Belfast bantam was out pointed at super bantamweight in her fifth pro fight.

In a rather pleasant and respectful call out the 30-year-old said: “Hey Cathy McAleer hard luck with the decision last night. Not sure what your plans are moving forward but I’d be honoured to share the ring with you and host Ireland’s first All-Irish female pro fight. It would be a historic occasion for Irish Boxing. Enjoy your Christmas and hopefully we’ll meet in the new year.”

McAleer had the week previous turned down the chance to fight Shannon Courtenay on Sky Sports.

The former Down footballer wanted to honour her contract with Hobson and her manager was only willing to jump up the levels with notice.

A Radomska fight offers a short cut back into higher level contention for a fighter, who was very unfortunate to see two Commonwealth title fights fall through.

It offers a high profile return for a 42-year-old who may not want a long ‘rebuild’.

The history element must also appeal and with the Polish connected Deise fighter being naturally a flyweight she would have the size advantage this time round.

The call out alone is a real indication the Robbie Flynn managed fighter is keen to make her mark early.

The St Paul’s graduate told Irish-boxing.com upon turning over she wanted to bring excitement to proceedings – and a first ever domestic clash would certainly do that.

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