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It’s A Bout Boxing Ireland confirm first show

The press conference to formally announce It’s A Bout Boxing Ireland’s first show took place this afternoon in the Ringside Club at the National Stadium in Dublin.

The outfit will run their first show at the famous venue on Saturday April 1st.

It is planned that the card will be the company’s first of many to take place in Ireland this year, with numerous locations across the island being eyed.

Headlining the bill will be Monaghan super flyweight Christina McMahon in a major fight. Undercard support will come from debutants Dylan McDonagh, Regan Buckley, and John Joyce, as well as 5-0 welterweight Crank Whitehouse, with more to be confirmed soon.

The card will be shown live on Sky channel 212, with Big Joe Egan presenting the broadcast.

Tickets details for the show will be realeased in the near future.

The show is one of six to take place in Ireland before Summer – already drawing equal with the entire output of 2016.

Currently confirmed Irish shows – 2017
Saturday February 4th – Europa Hotel, Belfast – MHD Promotions – ‘Inquisition’
Saturday February 18th – Waterfront Hall, Belfast – Queensberry Promotions
Saturday February 25th – National Stadium, Dublin – Red Corner Promotions ‘Unfinished Business’
Saturday March 11th – Belfast – Team Wilton and Prospect Boxing
Saturday April 1st – National Stadium, Dublin – It’s A Bout Boxing Ireland
Saturday April 22nd – Devenish Complex, Belfast – Kieran Farrell BEM Promotions ‘A New Era’

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie