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#Barry McGuigan

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Thank you Mr Eastwood - you gave us hope in our darkest decade

The boxing promoter who died last night was a genuine A-Lister in the ’80s. Mention the name Eastwood and people assumed you were talking about Barney not Clint.

# barry-mcguigan - Monday 9 March, 2020

Boxing promoter and bookmaker Barney Eastwood dies

The entrepreneur became a household name as the manager of world champion fighter Barry McGuigan – a relationship that ultimately ended in acrimony.

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

'The hunger strikes had begun just as Barry McGuigan started training for his professional debut'

Donald McRae looks at the early days of the acclaimed Irish boxer and the background from which he came.

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 2 August, 2019

'Our hearts are broken': Barry McGuigan pays emotional tribute to daughter Danika

The former boxing champion released a short statement on social media this evening.

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

From Actress Danika McGuigan - daughter of former boxing champion Barry McGuigan -  dies aged 30 RIP

Actress Danika McGuigan - daughter of former boxing champion Barry McGuigan - dies aged 30

She was the daughter of former boxing champion Barry McGuigan.

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 1 March, 2019

Eusebio Pedroza, who fought Barry McGuigan on a famous Irish sporting night, dies aged 62

The Panamanian boxing legend reigned for seven years before losing his world title to McGuigan at Loftus Road in 1985.

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Carl Frampton to launch countersuit as solicitor confirms McGuigan will take legal action

The Belfast Boxer has released a statement.

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 24 November, 2017

RTÉ apologises following Eamon Dunphy and Joe Brolly's criticism of Barry McGuigan

Des Cahill acknowledged a lot of people were unhappy with an episode of Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment that aired two weeks ago.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 16 September, 2017

You'd be off the wall to miss last call for Carl Frampton, the world-beater from up the road

There were scoffs when Frampton was placed on Second Captains’ ‘Good Wall’ in 2015. He now belongs in the pantheon of Irish sporting greats.

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Carl Frampton appoints new trainer after parting ways with Shane McGuigan

Jamie Moore is a former European champion.

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From 'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone' Blood Cancer

'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone'

Barry McGuigan, who lost his dad to cancer, is fronting a new awareness campaign.

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'They don't get much bigger': Rival promoters eye up Frampton after McGuigan split

Frank Warren and Matthew Macklin both want to work with the two-weight world champion.

# barry-mcguigan - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Carl Frampton may be set to split from Barry McGuigan - reports

The 30-year-old recently resigned as a director of Cyclone Promotions.

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'Boxing is like a microscope looking into your heart, looking into your soul'

A three-part BBC documentary on Barry McGuigan and family starts tonight.

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Carl Frampton loses world title in narrow Santa Cruz defeat - but trilogy beckons

Both sides point towards another rematch after enthralling Vegas title fight.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 28 January, 2017

There's only two Carl Framptons? Jackal has killer instinct to be Ireland's greatest boxer

Tonight’s WBA featherweight title rematch is not to be missed.

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Night of the Jackal as Frampton wins WBA featherweight world title

The Belfast boxer was brilliant in his defeat of Leo Santa Cruz in New York to remain undefeated.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 30 July, 2016

'I wanted a big name. I want to prove myself' - Frampton ready for date with destiny

On Friday lunchtime, amid the heat and hustle of the heart of Brooklyn, the boxer was coolness personified.

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 29 July, 2016

New York State of Mind: Frampton takes his shot at history on a career-defining night

Belfast’s Jackal bids to bring home the featherweight belt his mentor Barry McGuigan held 30 years ago.

From North Belfast to NYC: Carl Frampton's long road to the top

The Belfast boxer has won Irish amateur, Celtic, Commonwealth and world titles – but Saturday night is his biggest test to date.

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Barry McGuigan tells Tyson Fury to 'grow up' after 'traitor' jibe

A YouTube broadcast by the WBA and WBO heavyweight champion has led to accusations of homophobia, sexism and anti-Semitism.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 27 February, 2016

The Frampton-Quigg row over the 'star' dressing room has definitively been resolved

Barry McGuigan claimed at Friday’s weigh-in that, in truth, his fighter’s team “couldn’t give a toss” about it.

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 26 February, 2016

McGuigan slams 'bizarre' AIBA bid for pros at Olympics

The former world champion couldn’t believe his ears when he heard Dr Wu Ching-kuo’s announcement.

# barry-mcguigan - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Carl Frampton plays some Stevie Wonder to wind up Quigg in dressing room row

The mind games continue ahead of Saturday’s world super-bantamweight title showdown.

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Carl Frampton on 'improved' Scott Quigg and his relationship with 'hero' Barry McGuigan

The Belfast native also discussed training with fellow fighters David Haye and George Groves.

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 21 February, 2016

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles

The Belfast boxer recalls the decisions he faced as a youngster.

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

McGuigan reveals Haye comeback was a year in the making

Trainer backs former champ to ‘do some damage’ in heavyweight division.

# barry-mcguigan - Monday 2 November, 2015

Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg in Manchester is officially happening

The much-anticipated fight has been confirmed for 27 February.

# barry-mcguigan - Thursday 8 October, 2015

# barry-mcguigan - Thursday 1 October, 2015

McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory

The Tyrone prospect has some harsh words for rival Jason Quigley ahead of his first domestic duel.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Texas hold 'em: Carl Frampton ready for his first hand in high-stakes US game

Frampton hot favourite to defend his world super-bantamweight title in El Paso, Texas this evening.

# barry-mcguigan - Monday 13 July, 2015

'Carl Frampton is one of the best Irish fighters that there’s ever been'

The Belfast native fights Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez on 18 July.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Where could McGregor vs. Mendes rank among the greatest Irish fights of all time?

McGregor headlines the UFC 189 in Las Vegas next weekend.

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 30 May, 2015

How Al Haymon can turn Carl Frampton into one of boxing's biggest names

‘The Jackal’ hopes to secure a series of major fights on the back of this agreement.

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

The top 10 Irish sportspeople NOT on the Second Captains Good Wall

The series ends tonight, so we decided to take a stab at picking the country’s greatest sportspeople.

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Eddie Hearn just went on live TV and offered Carl Frampton £1.5m to fight Scott Quigg

“Fight can only take place as a co-promotion,” insists Frampton as he thumbs his nose at Hearn’s cheque.

# barry-mcguigan - Monday 2 March, 2015

'I want to see McGuigan’s face when I beat his fighter' - Quigg on potential Frampton fight

The Bury fighter was at ringside in Belfast on Saturday night.

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Barry McGuigan: 'Greed' is the only obstacle to making a Frampton-Quigg superfight now

Terrestrial TV showdown between the undefeated super-bantamweights would be this generation’s Eubank v Benn, says McGuigan.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Dominant Frampton defeats Avalos with fifth-round TKO to retain world title

The win represents the 20th consecutive victory of the Belfast native’s career.

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