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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Walsh, McCrory win at Garden Walsh, McCrory win at Garden
"King” Callum Walsh shrugged off the first ever knock down of his ring career to retain his WBC US Silver 154-pound belt with a hard fought 10-roun...
Gold-medallist Carruth aids O'Bradaigh's bid for Paris 2024 Gold-medallist Carruth aids O'Bradaigh's bid for Paris 2024
Under the wings of Ireland’s first and only male Olympic boxing gold medalist, Sean O'Bradaigh begins his two-pronged strategy to qualify for the 2...
Undefeated McCrory joins MSG undercard for Nov. 9 Undefeated McCrory joins MSG undercard for Nov. 9
Undefeated Tyrone southpaw “Fearless” Feargal McCrory is set for his Madison Square Garden debut on Nov. 9, on the Callum “King” Walsh--Ismael Vill...
Calif.-based Walsh for MSG Calif.-based Walsh for MSG
Callum “King” Walsh, another one of prizefighting’s rising Irish stars, brings his skills to New York on Nov. 9. He challenges Ismael Villarreal fo...
Hard right ends SBC challenge Hard right ends SBC challenge
Weight loss proved no charm for Sean O'Bradaigh in his 165-pound Elite Six Boroughs Championship [SBC] match with Israel Bailey at the packed Melro...
O'Bradaigh hopes for wild card O'Bradaigh hopes for wild card
Boxer Sean O'Bradaigh’s Paris Olympic hopes are still alive despite a semi-final finish at “The Last Chance Olympic Qualifier” tournament in Pueblo...
Bravest lose out to Garda hosts Bravest lose out to Garda hosts
The FDNY boxing team’s latest outing to Dublin ended in a drubbing at the hands of their Garda opponents at the National Stadium. “It was a tough n...
Coyle wins in Biloxi Coyle wins in Biloxi
Connor “The Kid” Coyle successfully defended his North American Boxing Association [NABA] middleweight title with an impressive fifth round knockou...
Irish win big at Quincy event Irish win big at Quincy event
“The Tank,” “The Kid” and “The Governor” all rolled to impressive victories in last Friday’s Granite Chin Promotions (GCP) outdoor boxing card at V...
O'Bradaigh wins another title O'Bradaigh wins another title
Sean O'Bradaigh won his second major regional amateur title when he outpointed Jormill Colomba Rodriguez in the New York Boxing Tournament’s 176-po...
Undefeated Coyle to fight Aug. 19 Undefeated Coyle to fight Aug. 19
Florida-based Connor “The Kid” Coyle makes the third defense of his North American Boxing Association [NABA] middleweight belt on Aug. 19 against t...
Unbeaten local hero Hogan will fight at Quincy event on Aug. 11 Unbeaten local hero Hogan will fight at Quincy event on Aug. 11
Francis “Frank the Tank” Hogan, an unbeaten [14-0] middleweight prospect with Donegal roots, is the other Irish fighter on the Aug. 11 “Veterans St...

 

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