How to WATCH Tommy McCarthy’s European title defence – Running Order – Irish Boxing


Tommy McCarthy makes the primary defence of his European Cruiserweight title in Manchester on Saturday Might 15.

Having defeated Bilal Laggoune to develop into the fifteenth Irish fighter to buckle the EBU European title round his waist, McCarthy was ordered to defend towards former WBC and IBF world champion Krzysztof Wlodarczyk.

Talks had been underway with the Pole’s group and a deal all however signed, just for Wlodarczyk to finish up in jail for breach of a driving ban.

With the necessary challenger in any other case engaged the EBU have allowed the favored Belfast huge man to make a voluntary defence, that means his progress gained’t be arrested in consequence.

Alexandru Jur [19(7)-4(2)] gives the opposition as McCarthy seems to be to construct towards a world title shot.

Irish and UK followers can watch the battle dwell on Sky Sports activities whereas American primarily based Irishboxing followers can take within the title battle on DAZN.

The motion begins at 18:00 Irish time with McCarthy third within the ring so anticipated any time after 7:00pm.

Image credit score Mark Robinson Matchroom Boxing


4 x 2 minutes Worldwide Tremendous-Welterweight contest
ELLIS HOPKINS 11st 0lbs 8oz v BORISLAVA GORANOVA 11st 2lbs 10oz
(Leicestershire, England)            (Sofia, Bulgaria)

Adopted by


6 x 3 minutes Worldwide Heavyweight contest
SOLOMON DACRES 15st 12lbs 11oz v MLADEN MANEV 16st 9lbs 0oz
(Birmingham, England)                          (Sofia, Bulgaria)

Adopted by

10 x 3 minutes vacant English Tremendous-Light-weight Title
DALTON SMITH 9st 13lbs 9oz v LEE APPLEYARD 9st 13lbs 11oz
(Sheffield, England)                     (Rotherham, England)

Adopted by

12 x 3 minutes European Cruiserweight Title
TOMMY MCCARTHY 14st 3lbs 4oz v ALEXANDRU JUR 14st 2lbs 7oz
(Belfast, Northern Eire)                 (Oradea, Romania)

Adopted by

12 x 3 minutes European Tremendous-Bantamweight Title 
GAMAL YAFAI 8st 9lbs 10oz v JASON CUNNINGHAM 8st 9lbs 8oz
(Birmingham, England)             (Doncaster, England)

Adopted by

12 x 3 minutes vacant European Tremendous-Middleweight Title
LERRONE RICHARDS 11st 12lbs 10oz v GIOVANNI DE CAROLIS 11st 13lbs 4oz
(New Malden, England)                             (Viterbo, Italy)

Adopted by

10 x 3 minutes WBA Worldwide Mild-Heavyweight Title
JOSHUA BUATSI 12st 6lbs 0oz v DANIEL BLENDA DOS SANTOS 12st 4lbs 12oz
(Croydon, England)                       (Pont-Sainte-Maxence, France)


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