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Setanta to air two Irish boxing documentaries on St Patricks Day

BOXING fans can cap of their St Patrick’s celebrations by consuming two great boxing documentaries to be aired on Setanta Sports.

On March 17 Setanta will broadcast ‘Girl on the Undercard’, which tells the story of Ireland’s first female boxer Deirdre Gogarty. The Louth native along with Christy Martin is credited for putting female boxing on the map after the duo produced an all action six rounds for the pleasure of a 30 million TV audience on the undercard of Mike Tyson v Evander Holyfield in the MGM Grand in 1996.

Then at 10pm, Stephen Ormond: Remember My Name gives you a fly on the wall look at The WBO European champion and his camp as they prepare for his break through fight with Commonwealth champion ‘Dirty’ Derry Matthews.



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