The Oscar De La Hoya-fronted promoters of Canelo Alvarez will put on a show in Ireland “very shortly” according to one of their Irish stars.
The undefeated middleweight, who now trains out of Sheffield, has yet to fight at home – all his 15 fights have played out in America – but hopes to rectify that with a big homecoming in 2019.
Quigley has often spoke of his desire to box at MacCumhaill Park in his hometown of Ballybofey – although a 3Arena card is perhaps more realistic at this stage of procedings
Nothing has been officially confirmed and a date or venue have yet to even be mooted, but the popular Donegal fighter, who was part of TG4’s Homecoming punditry team last weekend, says Golden Boy are committed to making an appearance on these shores.
“I want to fight back in Ireland,” Quigley told the SecondsOut.
“That’s something that’s going to happen very shortly. That’s something that we’re pushing towards,” revealed the WBC #7 and WBA #11-ranked fighter.
“We’re going to bring Golden Boy to Ireland, without a doubt. 100 per cent, Golden Boy in the Republic of Ireland, it’s going to make a lot of headlines for sure.”
Golden Boy also work with Cork’s light middleweight world title hopeful Spike O’Sullivan and rising Monaghan welterweight starlet Aaron McKenna – as well as being linked to older brother Stevie – and these could populate a potential card.
The outfit have a major deal with DAZN – who are also aligned with Matchroom – and work closely with Murphys Boxing and the Irish fighters in Ken Casey’s stable would also be hopeful for slots on the bill.
Quigley added that “we’re not 100 per cent sure when that might be, we’re going to see how things match-up.”
“Obviously, Spike O’Sullivan is with Golden Boy as well, so maybe have Spike on the card.”
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