# Aaron McKenna

Last year
# getting mouthy
Aaron McKenna extends winning record with stoppage of Argentine Benitez
The Monaghan fighter won by technical knock-out after his opponent spat out his gumshield.
All time
# Pride of Smithborough
Monaghan's Aaron McKenna wins WBC youth world title with 14th pro victory
Stevie McKenna needed just 68 seconds to stop his opponent on the same card in Crystal Palace, London this evening.
# Brothers in Arms
Double trouble: Monaghan's McKenna bros earn stoppage victories against durable foes
Aaron became the first man in 79 to stop Jordan Grannum, while Stevie adjusted to halt another teak-tough veteran in MJ Hall.
# Double trouble
Monaghan's McKenna brothers to fight on same bill for first time, live on British TV
Older brother Stevie will fight twice in as many weekends while Aaron will dust off the cobwebs at the end of a pandemic-stalled career year.
# Hitman For Hire
Stevie McKenna to fight on UK TV for first time next weekend
The former Irish Elite amateur champion has seen his career take a temporary detour during the pandemic.
# farney goes to hollywood
'Who'd have thought two guys from Smithborough would have Freddie Roach standing in their corner?'
Three ‘ordinary human beings’ from Monaghan have added a boxing legend to their arsenal as they try to do something extraordinary halfway across the world.
# what a move
McKenna brothers join forces with legendary trainer Freddie Roach
The Hall-of-Fame trainer will take the Smithborough siblings under his wing at his Wild Card gym in Hollywood.
# The Silencer
Aaron McKenna's first fight of 2020 booked for March
The 20-year-old will look to move to 11-0 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, in eight weeks’ time.
# LA story
Impressive KO wins for Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna in California
‘There’ll be a belt on the line in the next couple of fights for me,’ says Quigley.
# Momentum
Stevie McKenna will seek a third straight pro victory on Saturday week
The light-welterweight has won his first two professional contests inside the opening round.
# World Class
McKenna brothers add renowned former world trainer of the year to coaching team
The Smithborough youngsters will now work with Robert Garcia.
# California dreaming
Monaghan star Aaron McKenna returns to the ring in California seeking ninth consecutive win
The 20-year-old boxer beat Mexico’s Daniel Perales inside two rounds a fortnight ago.
# Flying High
Monaghan's Aaron McKenna moves to 8-0 with second round stoppage win in California
The 19-year-old maintained his perfect record with a one-sided victory against Daniel Perales.
# locked and loaded
'They don't know how we ended up out here in California - two Irish lads aged 22 and 19'
Stevie McKenna returns to the ring for his second professional bout in California tonight.
# Sucking diesel
Irish youngster McKenna to have 8th professional fight in California next month
‘The Silencer’ [7-0, 4KOs] takes to the ring just over a week after his older brother, Stevie, has his second pro bout.
# Next
Stevie McKenna looking to add to impressive debut KO as second fight is confirmed
The 22-year-old is the older brother of Aaron McKenna and, in his own right, one of the country’s best boxing prospects.
# super start stateside
Monaghan boxing star Stevie McKenna cruises to dream pro debut victory
The 21-year-old, older brother of Aaron, made a real statement on his punch-for-pay bow.
# Hitman
Stevie McKenna to make long-awaited professional boxing debut next month
The former Irish Elite champion and European Youth silver medalist has been training in California for almost a year.
# Tough test
Aaron McKenna to face unbeaten, larger Mexican in 7th pro fight
‘The Silencer’ from Co. Monaghan will face the naturally larger Loretto Olivas [3-0, 1KO] on 30 March.
# Something's in the water
The shed out the back where the McKenna brothers' boxing dream began
Aaron and Stevie McKenna now live in California while pursuing their dreams of world titles.
# The McKennas
'It's great that our dad is there to tell us to calm down if things go out of control a wee bit'
Monaghan youngsters Aaron and Stevie McKenna talk life in California, adding Kendrick Lamar to their American fanbase, and sparring the great Vasyl Lomachenko.
# The lads
Monaghan youngster McKenna spars pound-for-pound star Lomachenko ahead of new-year debut
The Smithborough stylist is expected to make his pro debut with Golden Boy Promotions early in the new year.
# Double act
Stevie McKenna expected to sign with major US promoter as he begins pro career
The42 understands that Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions are in talks to sign the Monaghan lightweight.
# The Silencer
Kendrick Lamar comes to watch McKenna as Irish teenager lays waste to opponent in California
The Smithborough young gun showed trademark poise in his disposal of a heavy-handed Mexican foe.
# Double trouble
'It'll be unbelievable to have two brothers from Monaghan fighting over here in Los Angeles'
Monaghan teenager Aaron McKenna returns to the ring live on ESPN on Thursday night.
# All The Stars
McKenna brothers add Kendrick Lamar to list of fans ahead of Aaron's ESPN fight next week
Aaron McKenna will open ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes’ TV broadcast on 8 November.
# sponsored athlete
Monaghan's teen boxing prodigy Aaron McKenna signs endorsement deal with Adidas
The Smithborough star will be kitted out in adidas boxing gear for the next two years at least.
# big break
Golden Boy president: Vegas win will make Spike the no.1 middleweight contender in the world
Eric Gomez also told The42 that Golden Boy are open to putting on a show in Ireland once Jason Quigley wins a world title.
# sweet science
'Ah, I should be grand!': Cork teenager to fight twice in Tijuana before knuckling down for the Leaving Cert
The 17-year-old will become Ireland’s youngest professional boxer in Mexico later this month.
# divil a fear
'Some experience to get at 19!': McKenna sparred Amir Khan less than a week after his 5th pro win
Five days after Aaron McKenna’s abrasive fifth pro win, he hopped in the ring for a go-around with Amir Khan.
# 5-0
Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight
The 19-year-old enjoyed a decent learning fight overnight in Tinsel Town.
# The Silencer
Irish fans can watch teen sensation Aaron McKenna's fifth pro fight in Hollywood tonight
The teenage ‘Silencer”s ascent to stardom continues live on Facebook in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
# Perfect match
The U.S. startup steering top Irish talents toward the top of the boxing world
Sheer Sports guide the careers of boxers Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna, and they’re on the lookout for more Irish talent.
# Future Star
Monaghan's McKenna lands 5th pro fight in Hollywood - and Irish fans will be able to watch it
‘The Silencer”s ascent to stardom will continue on Saturday 11 August, and his fight will be available for all to watch.
# The Silencer
Monaghan's McKenna picks up third straight stoppage as Sugar Ray Leonard watches on in Santa Monica
Aaron McKenna moved to 4-0(3KOs) after bashing up Darrel Harris last night.
# teenage dreams
Monaghan's Aaron McKenna weighs in for 4th pro bout at Sugar Ray Leonard fight night
The 18-year-old former European Schoolboys champion and Euro Youth silver medalist fights in front of an icon tomorrow night.
# Big Night
Monaghan boxing star McKenna to fight in front of Sugar Ray Leonard next month
Aaron McKenna will take to the ring for the fourth time as a pro at a prestigious event in his new hometown.
# hitting the bigtime
Monaghan boxing star Stevie McKenna joins brother Aaron in turning pro across the pond
Stevie McKenna will relocate to California to begin his professional career next month.
# peach
Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California
Ireland and Golden Boy Promotions’ youngest professional fighter moves to 3-0 (2KOs) in style.
# stepping up
Monaghan teenager McKenna to fight live-dog opponent in California on Thursday
‘The Silencer’ returns to Fantasy Springs on Thursday night for his third professional bout.