Italian didn’t fancy the job – Padraig McCrory denied DAZN bill topping chance as KO artist says no – Irish Boxing


Padraig McCrory [11(5)-0] has seen one other large television invoice topping alternative slip by his fingers as a result of a giant punching Italian didn’t fancy the job.

Not fairly the life-changing ‘Rocky’ type probability ‘The Hammer’ was denied when TV large wigs kiboshed a struggle with former world champion and world-known title David Lemieux however a giant alternative nonetheless.

McCrory revealed he had agreed to struggle EU European super-middleweight champion Daniele Scardina [19(15)-0] on a giant present in Italy just for the Italian to elect in opposition to taking the chance.

The struggle was to be for the WBC Worldwide rating title and was to high a DAZN present.

It was a platform, a struggle, and a chance that appealed to the Belfast favorite, however by all accounts, Scardina and his crew didn’t fancy it ultimately.

Talking to Boxing Tickets NI McCrory mentioned: “I bought a message from my administration saying that they put my title ahead to struggle a man for the WBC Worldwide title. The man was 19-0 with 15 knockouts and it got here again that they didn’t fancy the struggle.”

It was extra disappointing information for a fighter who has had a troublesome yr, first seeing the Lemieux struggle go down after which having a mouthwatering conflict with Germain Brown canceled mid-fight week resulting from a knee harm.

Nonetheless, the Dee Walsh skilled fighter is trying to take any positives he can out of it. McCrory is comfortable to be within the large struggle dialog and surmises he has to land one sooner moderately than later.

“Once more it’s a little bit of disappointing information however I really feel like I’m on the verge of a giant struggle. Any struggle I’ve been requested about I’ve been accepted. The David Lemeuix struggle was clearly a giant ask however an enormous alternative, this struggle was definitely extra winnable and would have put me in an excellent place. It might have been high of the invoice on a DAZN present in opposition to Daniele Scardina. Once more a giant threat for me however an enormous alternative, sadly, it didn’t occur.”

The Miami-based Italian they name ‘King Toretto’ has a formidable studying document. The 29-year-old is unbeaten in 19 and has ended 15 of these fights early.

McCrory, a famous puncher himself, believes such a document ought to make the Italian fearless however now wonders if that’s certainly the case.

“He in all probability feels he’s on the verge of huge issues and see’s me as a banana pores and skin however at 19-0 with 15 knockouts you’d assume he’d be open to combating anybody. Every little thing was of their favour however they didn’t fancy the struggle?”

The BUI Celtic super-middleweight title winner is now hoping for a return to the scene of that title win and desires a giant struggle on the Fiele.


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