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#Aaron McKenna

# aaron-mckenna - Sunday 20 January, 2019

The shed out the back where the McKenna brothers' boxing dream began Something's In The Water This post contains videos

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'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.

# aaron-mckenna - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 10 November, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Friday 9 November, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Thursday 8 November, 2018

'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.

# aaron-mckenna - Thursday 1 November, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Friday 19 October, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 15 September, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'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.

# aaron-mckenna - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'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.

# aaron-mckenna - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight 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.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 11 August, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Thursday 24 May, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Friday 27 April, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Sunday 15 April, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Friday 13 April, 2018

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California Peach This post contains videos

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

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.

# aaron-mckenna - Friday 23 March, 2018

Teen star Aaron McKenna wrecks opponent early on US television debut Golden Boy This post contains videos

Teen star Aaron McKenna wrecks opponent early on US television debut

Aaron McKenna wasn’t hanging around on his return to the ring.

# aaron-mckenna - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Young Monaghan sensation McKenna gets new fight after Mexican's paperwork debacle

The 18-year-old ‘Silencer’ returns to the ring on 22 March.

# aaron-mckenna - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Monaghan teenager Aaron McKenna gets TV debut on ESPN in just his second pro fight

‘The Silencer’ steps back between the ropes on Friday 9 March.

# aaron-mckenna - Monday 12 February, 2018

Monaghan wonderkid McKenna to face Mexican in second pro fight next month

Aaron McKenna will face Adolfo Caro in OC next month.

# aaron-mckenna - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Croc', 'The Silencer', and 'The Naas Tommy Hearns': Irish pro boxing's future is in concrete hands

Lewis Crocker, Gary Cully and Aaron McKenna, with 20 Irish titles between them, will be looking to take names in 2018.

# aaron-mckenna - Monday 1 January, 2018

18 for 18: Monaghan sensation Aaron McKenna is set to take names across the Atlantic

Teen gunslinger Aaron McKenna is Ireland’s youngest professional boxer, and debuted in Vegas last month.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'Imagine being 18 and being signed by De La Hoya': Irish star McKenna set to rock Vegas on debut tonight

The 18-year-old from Monaghan fights Travis Conley in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

# aaron-mckenna - Friday 17 November, 2017

Monaghan's teenage boxing sensation to make pro debut at Madison Square Garden

Aaron McKenna will make his paid bow on a future Hall of Famer’s undercard in two weeks’ time.

# aaron-mckenna - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Star Monaghan teenager signs professional boxing deal with Golden Boy Promotions

Aaron McKenna has signed with Oscar De La Hoya’s promotional stable, and will be based in Los Angeles.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie For some, like vicious sex attackers, indefinite imprisonment should be an option Opinion

For some, like vicious sex attackers, indefinite imprisonment should be an option

Concurrent sentences sometimes make a farce of justice, writes Aaron McKenna.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: We need our politicians to behave themselves in 2015 Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We need our politicians to behave themselves in 2015

The Oireachtas descended into the anarchist’s cook book in 2014 – and it threatens to break our democratic system.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 13 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: It’s time for voluntary income taxes to fund frivolities like RTÉ Read Me

Aaron McKenna: It’s time for voluntary income taxes to fund frivolities like RTÉ

A voluntary income tax system is not one where citizens choose whether to pay any tax at all, but instead gives the option of paying additional contributions services that go beyond the basic function of government, writes Aaron McKenna.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 6 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: While the Eurozone is floundering, the US is seeing growth - but why? Opinion

Aaron McKenna: While the Eurozone is floundering, the US is seeing growth - but why?

The EU needs to either get on with integration, proper banking and political union or separate into amicable trading partners and neighbours, writes Aaron McKenna.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 2 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: This apology for Jerry McCabe’s death should not be slated Opinion

Aaron McKenna: This apology for Jerry McCabe’s death should not be slated

You may not agree with Sinn Féin, but criticising Gerry Adams for apologising is pure political point-scoring.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 26 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Waiting 25 hours to be taken to hospital? It’s quite normal Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Waiting 25 hours to be taken to hospital? It’s quite normal

Those with mental health problems do not deserve the indignities they suffer – but they have always been the poor relation in our system.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Gender pay gap is a major problem… for all of us Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Gender pay gap is a major problem… for all of us

And the solution is far more complex than equal-pay legislation – it goes to the roots of our social system.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 8 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Where will Ireland be after two more Budgets? Aaron McKenna

Aaron McKenna: Where will Ireland be after two more Budgets?

The opposition’s reaction to Budget 2013 has been standard stuff. Will any party be credible the next time Ireland votes?

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Large pay packets aren’t an injustice – they’re a reward

Controversy over generous pension arrangements for executives means we risk throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

# aaron-mckenna - Saturday 10 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: We need a robust civics education if we want informed citizens Opinion

Aaron McKenna: We need a robust civics education if we want informed citizens

CSPE should educate on how the economy, government and tax fits together, rather than just how proportional representation works, writes Aaron McKenna.

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