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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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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...
McCrory must wait for Jamaica fight McCrory must wait for Jamaica fight
Feargal McCrory will have to wait a little longer for his U.S. debut, scheduled earlier for this Friday at the Amazura Concert Hall in Jamaica, Que...
McCrory expects 'hard 6 rounds' McCrory expects 'hard 6 rounds'
Mexican-born Canadian citizen Alejandro Torres Rynn is Feargal McCrory’s opponent in the Tyrone southpaw’s first contest in more than three years, ...
McCrory to fight in Jamaica, Queens, on Aug. 12 McCrory to fight in Jamaica, Queens, on Aug. 12
The wait is finally over for undefeated super featherweight prospect “Fearless” Feargal McCrory. The Tyrone native ends a three-year layoff on Aug....
Young Irish take on U.S. boxers Young Irish take on U.S. boxers
Eighteen-year-old Donagh Keary, All Irish champion at 125-pounds, and Leon McMahon, Antrim titlist at the same weight, were the only Irish winners ...
Glynn, Cunningham lose split decisions Glynn, Cunningham lose split decisions
Brian Glynn lost a split points decision to Matthew Pagan in his bid for a second Ring Masters amateur boxing title at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu...
Glynn aiming for MSG win Glynn aiming for MSG win
Galway transplant Brian Glynn shoots for his second Ring Masters title Thursday night at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theater when he meets Matthew...
Coyle moves up world rankings Coyle moves up world rankings
Florida-based Derryman Connor “The Kid” Coyle has broken into the middleweight division’s top 15 world rankings after his North American Boxing Ass...

 

 

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