12 February 2009 – Press Release
Andy Lee returns to the ring on March 16 at Madison Square Garden with an intriguing clash with three-time world title challenger Antwun Echols.
Former WBC bantamweight champion Wayne McCullough and a host of Irish prospects will also be in action on the Irish Ropes card.
The show goes on and, I promise you, Erin Go Brawl II is going to be a spectacular show, said Irish Ropes president Eddie McLoughlin.
Andy Lee is headlining and a living legend, Wayne McCullough, is in the co-feature. We have a lot of other exciting young Irish fighters in this card.
Former Irish and Australian national amateur champion, undefeated light welterweight Dean Irish Lightning Byrne, is also fighting in an eight round bout. Byrne, training in Los Angeles under Freddie Roach. Scheduled to fight on the undercard are Irish prospects Patrick Hyland, Simon ODonnell, Jamie Power, Henry Coyle and Danny McDermott.
Also on the card is light welterweight Danny OConnor and 2008 US Olympian Sadam Ali.
Tickets are on sale and are priced at $50, $75, $100, $150, $200, $300 and $400. Tickets are available at TicketMaster.com as well as Jack Demseys in Manhattan, Hilltop in Elmhurst and the Heritage in Yonkers. For more information call Irish Ropes Promotions (212.868.9543) or go on line to www.irishropespromotions.