Brawl at Brownlow weigh in news

June 24 Brendan Galbraith

Former Irish amateur star Eamonn O’Kane arrived with manager Francie McNicholl to weigh in with tough Belfast man Tommy Tolan in their co-feature bout. Both Tolan and O’Kane looked is great shape and this bout promised to be an intriguing contest. O’Kane is well known for enjoying a tear-up but will have to tread carefully to avoid Tolan’s concussive firepower.

Eamonn O’Kane (1-0) 11 6 10 v Tommy Tolan (4-4)11 10 8

Marc McCullough 8 13 6 (debut) v Eddie Nesbitt (debut) 9 1 6

Mark Ginley (1-0) 9 9 2 v Robin Deakin (1-32) 9 11 8

Other fighters in attendance at the weigh in included Headliner – Stephen Haughian – who looked in tip top shape as he did a ‘check weight. Belfast’s Jamie Conlan and former Olympic Bronze Medalist Bobby George were also at the weigh in, but, like Haughian, will have to make weight tomorrow when their opponents arrive in Belfast.

Also, at the weigh in was former British and Commonwealth Champion Graham Earl who was accompanying his fighter Mark Ginley.

The following fighters will weigh in tomorrow (Saturday) at 1pm in Breen’s Gym, Belfast.

Stephen Haughian (20-2-1) v Arek Malek (11-39-2)

Jamie Conlan (6-0) v Delroy Spencer (14-118-3)

Damian Taggart (4-1) Giuseppe Daprato (1-0)

Bobby George (1-0) v Billy Walsh (5-1)

The “Brawl at Brownlow” will take place on Saturday 25th June 2011 at the Craigavon Leisure Centre, Brownlow, Craigavon, County Armagh. The full card is:

Doors open at 7pm and first bell is at 7.30pm.

Tickets are priced at £30 and £50 (Ringside) and are available from Maurice Haughian 07521358328, on ticket master or from any of the fighters.

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