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Jay Mwamba

Jay Mwamba is the Echo’s boxing correspondent and writes a column covering Irish soccer clubs in the New York area leagues. He is writing a book about the 1993 plane crash in which the national soccer team of his native Zambia perished en route to a World Cup qualifier. He works in the communications office at City College New York. 

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O'Rourke fusillade ends fight in 1st round O'Rourke fusillade ends fight in 1st round
Two overhand rights and a quick barrage did the business for "The Silent Assassin" on Long Island last week Thursday. And by the next night, Ryan O...
O'Rourke to fight Maier in Wantagh tomorrow O'Rourke to fight Maier in Wantagh tomorrow
Dubliner Ryan O’Rourke, aka “The Silent Assassin,” is back States-side for a scheduled six rounder this Thursday, Nov. 17, with German Andreas “Mae...
Atlas teaches the fundamentals Atlas teaches the fundamentals
Teddy Atlas’s name has long been associated with success and excellence in “the sweet science.” One of boxing’s most respected trainers and analyst...
Katie win sets up Serrano rematch at Croke Park Katie win sets up Serrano rematch at Croke Park
It was close as a stroll in the park for undisputed world lightweight champion Katie Taylor after her epic fight with Amanda Serrano last spring. A...
Katie puts her titles on line Saturday in London Katie puts her titles on line Saturday in London
In a battle of undefeated fighters, undisputed world lightweight champion Katie Taylor puts her four titles on the line against Argentine Karen Eli...
Hardy ends 17-month layoff with a win Hardy ends 17-month layoff with a win
Heather “The Heat” Hardy got her win last week Thursday, and her 10-year career continues. The former world featherweight champion ended a 17-month...
Brooklyn's Heather Hardy is back in the ring tomorrow Brooklyn's Heather Hardy is back in the ring tomorrow
It might be the start of another exciting ring odyssey, or it may mark the end of a memorable 10-year pro career that culminated in the world feath...
Coyle is ready for London title fight Saturday night Coyle is ready for London title fight Saturday night
Having escaped any disruptions to his training camp by Hurricane Ian, Florida-based Connor “The Kid” Coyle is locked and loaded for this Saturday’s...
FDNY edge Garda boxers at National Stadium FDNY edge Garda boxers at National Stadium
Bobby Maguire’s FDNY Bravest Boxing Club edged its long-time Garda rivals 4-3 at the National Stadium in Dublin last Friday, in a show to celebrate...
Coyle, McCrory have bouts this weekend Coyle, McCrory have bouts this weekend
“Fearless” Feargal McCrory’s delayed U.S. debut is finally on this Friday. The undefeated super featherweight out of Tyrone faces Texan Cesar Afred...
Ali Walsh wins where granddad lost Ali Walsh wins where granddad lost
Middleweight Nico Ali Walsh finally got his KO over Reyes Sanchez last Saturday, flattening the only man to go the distance with him thus far in th...
Coyle to fight in Tampa on Sept. 17 Coyle to fight in Tampa on Sept. 17
Now ranked 10th in the world by the WBA, middleweight Connor “The Kid” Coyle returns to action in a scheduled eight-rounder on Sept. 17 at the Ales...

 

 

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