The Irish Prizefighter 8, Pictures, Details and Comments

Anthony 'The Pride' Fitzgerald

Anthony Fitzgerald

Record: won 13 (KO 4)lost 2 (KO 1)drawn 0

“I am looking forward to May 5 and to winning Prizefighter on that night. I am here to win this I am not just here fight on the card. I wish all the lads the best of luck but I am going to win it.

Eamonn 'King' Kane

Eamonn O’Kane

Record: won 3 (KO 2)lost 0 (KO 0)drawn 0

“I have a good amateur career behind me. I won a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games and a Bronze medal in the Europeans. I am three fights into my pro career and I have won my fights comfortably. I think I suit Prizefigther down to the ground because its all action. You don’t have to go looking for your opponent. That is exactly what I want and I can’t wait. I know these guys are good fighters and they come to fight. That is exactly what I want and I can’t wait to win it.”

Simon O'Donnell

Simon O’Donnell

Record: won 10 (KO 6) + lost 1 (KO 1)

“I am from London but I was born in Galway. I have fought in America and experienced boxing in Philadelphia. I want to thank Matchroom for this opportunity. I am in this to win it.”


Joe 'Sugar' Rea

Joe Rea

Record won 7 (KO 4)lost 7 (KO 4)drawn

“I am delighted to be on the bill. I have had to take the hard road in boxing. I had to travel around Europe and fight some of the top guys. This is my chance to turn my career around and I plan to take it.”

Mark Hefferon

Mark Hefferon

Record won 5 (KO 4)lost 0 (KO 0)drawn 0

“I am really looking forward to it. I have five fights and I haven’t lost. I can’t wait for May 5.”

Ryan Greene

Ryan Greene

Record: won 4 (KO 1)lost 0 (KO 0)

“Everyone of my opponents so far have hit the ground so I am a bit of a banger. I like to come forward and fight and that’s what I am going to do. I would like to thank Matchroom for this opportunity. If I win this it will change my family and my life.”

Irish super middleweight champion JJ McDonnagh

JJ McDonagh

Record: won 6 (KO 4) + lost 1 (KO 1)

I want to thank everyone who made it possible for me to fight in Prizefighter. I am preparing to win it. It is a card full of people who have the potential to win.

Darren Cruise

Darren Cruise

Record: won 3 (KO 0)lost 1 (KO 0)

I have been in boxing since I was 7 and I have a good amateur career behind me. I am in Prizefighter to win it. I have a lot of respect for all the fighters. I wish them all the best in their preparation and may the best man win.



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