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'Bradaigh eyes Frometa rematch O'Bradaigh eyes Frometa rematch
Sean O'Bradaigh was a narrow points loser to veteran Adrian Frometa in their SBC Elite Men’s light heavyweight amateur championship match at the St...
O'Bradaigh to bring his 'A game'
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O'Bradaigh to bring his 'A game'
Sean O'Bradaigh is locked and loaded ahead of his SBC Elite Men’s light heavyweight amateur boxing title match with the Bronxchester BC’s Adrian Fr...
O'Bradaigh back in ring Jan. 20 O'Bradaigh back in ring Jan. 20
A hectic 2023 behind him, amateur champion Sean O'Bradaigh is already chomping at the bit ahead of his first scrap of 2024. The 21-year-old New Yor...
The Kid vs. Ammo for Feb. 3 The Kid vs. Ammo for Feb. 3
Derryman Connor “The Kid” Coyle’s putative world title eliminator with fellow undefeated middleweight contender Austin “Ammo” Williams has been pus...
Coyle to fight undefeated Texan Coyle to fight undefeated Texan
Connor “The Kid” Coyle could be one fight away from a world title shot when he takes on fellow undefeated middleweight Austin Williams in a potenti...
Time for Conlan to quit: Lee Time for Conlan to quit: Lee
Andy Lee is advising Michael Conlan to retire after a shock seventh TKO loss to Jordan Gill at the SSE Arena in Belfast last weekend left the two-t...
Masterful Taylor back on top, 'new superstar' Donovan wins Masterful Taylor back on top, 'new superstar' Donovan wins
Aged 37 and the underdog for the first time in her career, Katie Taylor wound back the clock at Dublin’s 3Arena last Saturday to outbox the younger...
Donovan on Taylor card Donovan on Taylor card
Undefeated Irish sensation Paddy “The Real Deal” Donovan gets his first crack at a professional title this Saturday when he challenges Englishman D...
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...

 

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