Articles tagged with: Christina McMahon

CHRISTINA MCMAHON’S TITLE CHALLENGE POSTPONED

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19 Sep 2015 Comments Off on CHRISTINA MCMAHON’S TITLE CHALLENGE POSTPONED

Michael Fisher A major title fight due to be staged in New York on Tuesday evening involving Carrickmacross boxer Christina McMahon was unexpectedly postponed shortly before she was due to leave Dublin, having just received a visa for travel to the United States. ‘Lightning’ as she is known was due to challenge for the World Boxing Council’s Super Bantamweight crown, in a weight class one up from her current division. She won the WBC interim world title in Kenya in May, defeating Catherine Phiri. 41 year-old Christina is Ireland’s only professional female ...

GREAT WELCOME IN CARRICKMACROSS FOR CHRISTINA MCMAHON

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8 May 2015 Comments Off on GREAT WELCOME IN CARRICKMACROSS FOR CHRISTINA MCMAHON
GREAT WELCOME IN CARRICKMACROSS FOR CHRISTINA MCMAHON

By Michael Fisher Carrick: this one’s for you! Boxer Christina McMahon proudly displayed her WBC title belt to the crowd of several hundred who welcomed her home to the Main Street in Carrickmacross on Tuesday evening. It might be only the interim female world bantamweight title, but to everyone in Monaghan, she is the county’s new international boxing champion, rivalling the achievements of the Clones Cyclone. The full title remains one fight away, but that could be some time down the road. “I have to be world champion before I turn ...

CARRICKMACROSS CHEERS CHRISTINA’S BOXING SUCCESS

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8 May 2015 Comments Off on CARRICKMACROSS CHEERS CHRISTINA’S BOXING SUCCESS
CARRICKMACROSS CHEERS CHRISTINA’S BOXING SUCCESS

Michael Fisher “Welcome home, champ!” said the posters in the shop windows. A crowd of around 500 welcomed home the victorious boxer Christina McMahon in Carrickmacross on Tuesday night.  Christina won the interim WBC female bantamweight world title on Saturday, defeating her Zambian opponent in Lusaka in a tough contest over ten rounds. So she is now one fight away from the full title. Christina was given a civic reception and was presented with gifts from Monaghan County Council, Carrickmacross-Castleblayney Municipal District and the Carrickmacross Festival Committee, which helped to ...