- WHO: Carlow Black Dragon.
- WHERE: Seven Oaks Hotel, Carlow, Ireland.
- WHAT: IKF Amateur Kickboxing & K-1.
- IKF Event Representative: Pete Foley.
- IKF Event Referee: Mick Burke.
- IKF Judges: Mick Bland, Paul Huish and Charlie Ward.
- Ringside Physician (MD): Dr. Maura Grummell
- IKF Timekeeper: Ryan Ali
- Promoter: Mr. Larry Brennan
IKF Promoter Larry Brennan, the chief coach of the Carlow Black Dragon Kickboxing Club, promoted the exciting “Chaos In Carlow 3” in the beautiful 4 Star Seven Oaks Hotel in Carlow on Saturday Night (13 September).
With a total of 15 fights, one a demo, which included no less than four IKF All Ireland Title Fights in various rules styles, Larry certainly rocked the small South East of Ireland town and created an athmosphere that would be hard to beat anywhere.
IKF Ireland President Pete Foley praised Mr. Brennan for the good work he does in Carlow and further afield and presented him with his 2nd Dan Black Belt in recognition of his efforts.
Results as follows:
1/ IKF Junior Kickboxing: Brandon Walsh (Carlow) and Mark Mc Guire (Galway) fought to a draw. 19-19, 20-20, 20-20.
2/ IKF Junior Kickboxing: Chloe Collins (Galway) defeated Millie Walker (Carlow) by withdrawal in round two.
3/ IKF Junior kickboxing Demo: Billie Maher (Carlow) and Aoibhe Moran (Kilkenny) did a Junior Exibition Bout.
4/ IKF Junior Kickboxing: Lee Walsh and Alexander Wagner fought to a draw. 28-28, 29-28, 28-28.
5/ IKF Junior Kickboxing: Catherine Jenkins (Galway) and Chloe Dooley fought to a draw. 19-20, 19-19, 19-19.
6/ IKF Junior Kickboxing: Chloe Quinn defeated Nicole Chambers by withdrawal.
7/ IKF AM FCR JUNIOR LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT IRISH TITLE: Megan Lennon, Dungarvan, Ireland (5-2, 69kg, 5’8’’, 09-23-99, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) defeated Leah Cassels, Belfast, Ireland (4-2, 71.5kg, 5’4’’, 07-10-99, Robert Cassells, 07702704310) to win the vacant title. 48-47, 49-47, 49-46.
8/ IAB AM BOXING: Gary Elbert, Galway, Ireland (4-0, 65kg, 5’8’’, 04-30-81, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Graham O Neill, Carlow, Ireland (1-1, 63.5kg, 5’8’’, 04-23-89, Larry Brennan, 085 7560083) by withdrawal after two rounds.
9/ IKF AM IR JUNIOR LIGHT CRUISERWEIGHT IRISH TITLE: Fiachra Bond, Wicklow, Ireland (5-0-1, 41.9kg, 4’11’’, 10-27-09, Stefan Moriarty, 087 7920186), defeated Cole Walker, Kilkenny, Ireland (6-1-1, 41.9kg, 4’11’’, 11-10-99, Larry Brennan, 085 7560083) by judges decision to win the vacant title. 49-48, 49-49, 48-47.
10/ IKF AM FCR: Declan Holohan, Kilkenny, Ireland (2-3-1, 72.8kg, 5’9’’, 05-26-93, Bernard Doyle, 086 8175604) defeated Daniel Burke, Athlone, Ireland (0-3, 75kg, 5’7’’, 01-14-78, Martin Ward, 085 1825121 by judges decision. 30-27, 30-27, 30-27.
11/ IKF AM FCR: Justin Strong, Carlow, Ireland (6-1-0, 61.7kg, 5’9’’, Larry Brennan, 085 7560083) defeated Rytis Danielius, Waterford, Ireland (2-2, 59kg, 5’6’’, 10-03-00, Billy O Sullivan, 085 8589902) by judges decision. 30-27, 29-29, 30-27.
12/ IKF AM FCR: Dale Strong, Carlow, Ireland (5-2-1, 58kg, 5’10’’, 02-26-95, Larry Brennan, 085 7560083 defeated Robert Parle, Waterlord, Ireland (1-7-1, 56.5kg, 5’6’’, 03-01-95, Billy O Sullivan, 085 8589902) by withdrawal in round two.
13/ IKF AM FCR: Howard Buggy, Carlow, Ireland (2-0-1, 94kg, 5’9’’, 12-30-75, Larry Brennan, 085 7560083) defeated Lee lynch, Athlone, Ireland (0-1, 97kg, 5’9’’, 11-11-88, Martin Ward, 085 1825121) by TKO in round one. Lee Lynch receives 30 day medical suspension.
14/ IKF AM FCR LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT IRISH TITLE: Derry Guinan, Tullamore, Ireland (6-5-2, 81.3kg, 5’10’’, 03-29-89, John Quigley, 086 6660474) defeated Mark Comerford, Carlow, Ireland (6-3, 79kg, 5’9’’, 04-12-92, Larry Brennan, 085 7560083) by KO in round one to win the vacant title. Mark Comerford receives a 45 day medical suspension.
15/ IKF AM K-1 LIGHT CRUISERWEIGHT IRISH TITLE: Brett Egen, Dungarvan, Ireland (14-2, 82.5kg, 6’2’’, 05-16-86, Vinny o Brien, 083 4218676) defeated Ben Forsyth, Dublin, Ireland (3-2, 84.5kg, 6’3’’, 10-03-90, John Kavanagh, 087 6876641) by judges decision. 49-47, 58-47, 49-48 to win the vacant title.
IKF North West Promoter Mr. Joe Wilson, who is also the Chairman of IKF Ireland, promoted an exciting Full Contact Kickboxing & K-1 event in the Ramelton Community Centre in Ramelton, Donegal on Saturday night.
The undercard consisted of just three bouts (one of them an exibition) after which, there three were IKF Title fights and every fight went the distance as they were all so evenly matched.
Mr. Wilson has the distinction of being the first IKF Promoter to allow experienced fighters the option to fight without headguards - this new ruling by IKF Europe only came into effect on July 1st this year.
Results as follows:
1/ IKF AM FCR
Cian Mc Cormack, Galway, Ireland (3-0, 59.7kg, 5'10'', 12-08-98, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Aaron Coyle, Donegal, Ireland (0-1, 58kg, 5'5'', Joe Wilson, 086 8774382) by judges decision (30-28, 30-28, 30-28).
2/ IKF AM FCR ALL IRELAND LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT (RECENTLY VACATED).
Eric Nolan, Dublin, Ireland (25-3, 72kg, 5'8'', 07-27-93, Jimmy Courtney, 087 2968021) defeated Chris Mc Crudden, Donegal, Ireland (8-1, 72kg, 04-28-94, Joe Wilson, 086 8774382) by Judges decision to become the NEW IKF ALL IRELAND champion. (50-46, 49-47, 45-50)
3/ IKF AM K-1 RULES
Peter Brodigen, Drogheda, Ireland (7-2, 65kg, 5'11'', 07-23-91, Michael Donnelly, 086 2676060) defeated Paul Huish, Galway, Ireland (19-9-6, 65kg, 5'6'', 03-10-90, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by Judges decision (30-28, 30-28, 29-29).
4/ IKF AM FCR 5 NATIONS FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT (VACANT)
Jake Clarke, England (10-1, 57.9kg, 5'9'', 08-25-94, Phil Norman, 07773697580) defeated Cillin Boyce, Donegal, Ireland (18-6-1, 57.9kg, 5'8'', 05-10-92, Joe Wilson, 086 8774382) by Judges decision to become the NEW IKF 5 NATIONS Champion. (50-46, 50-46, 50-46).
5/ IKF AM FCR EUROPEAN WELTERWEIGHT TITLE (VACANT).
Daryl Orr, Donegal, Ireland (19-5-1, 66.7kg, 181cm, 01-19-88, Joe Wilson, 086 8774382) defeated Jean Marie Pietrzak, Agen, France (33-4, 66.5kg, 170cm, 04-29-93, Frederic Pietrzak, 0621033119) by Judges decision to become the NEW IKF EUROPEAN Champion. (48-49, 48-47, 49-46).
Mr Wilson wishes to extend his sincere gratitude to all involved in making the event a success.
The IKF Sanctioned show in the Menlo Park Hotel on Sunday 17 August was yet another resounding success for the hosts, Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Club.
The show started at 4.15pm and finished at 7.15pm on the button, the house was full, the music was great, the bar was busy, the fight fans were treated to FREE finger food, there was 18 fights in total, there were several different styles on offer such as Light Contact, Full Contact, White Collar Boxing and K-1, the officials were on the money, the athmosphere was great and everybody was buzzing at the show and certainly after the show.
From a promoters point of view, it couldn't have ran smoother - sure there was a few cancellations from up the country (I wouldn't want to fight my fighters either lol) and some adjustments to the fight card here & there but all in all, a great night of combat and comradarie with all concerned.
When the show finished, the ring was taken down and loaded back into the van & trailer and we were all chillin out at the bar by 8pm.
A huge word of thanks to all who helped set the show up & down from building the ring to door staff & security to MC & DJ, Glove Runners, corner staff, weight control crew, Judges, Referees, timekeeper, Menlo Park Hotel management & staff, fighters from home & away, coach's etc, etc and anybody else who helped put it all together.
We had some class fights including a few wars with some of the more experienced fighters but some of the novices shone also and we have a serious crew of cadets coming through the ranks and they are looking to take over, also a few cracking juniors who entered the squared circle for the first time ever and they were all brilliant - win lose or draw - I couldn't be a prouder coach.
Paul Huish from Black Dragon took on Dermot O Rourke from Top-Pro in Kilkenny in the main event and what a finale it was - both men looked in great shape and they put on a first class show which was well appreciated by the fight fans, but Huish showed his class and took a unanimous decision.
Huish will now go forward to fight for the IKF European Super Lightweight K-1 Title in September in Galway.
Another fantastic fight was between Black Dragon fighter Marc Mc Gettigan and David Milewski from Ken Horans club.
Milewski started at a breakneck pace and had Marc backed up for most of the first round, but Marc weathered the storm and clipped Milewski with a right hook to the body which took some of the wind out of his sails.
On instructions from his corner, Marc took the centre in round two and forced Milewski on the backfoot and made it a round apiece and in round three, Marc caught his game opponent with some crunching shots and forced a count.
When the action resumed Marc was calm and picked his shots well and dropped him again for a count and the writing was on the wall now and although Milewski got up and fought on, Marc sensed a finish and picked up the pace even more and dropped him yet again and at this stage the ref had seen enough and called it off giving Marc victory by TKO.
Another stand out fight was between Jamie O Sullivan from Black Dragon and Mateusz Deren from Mountmellick.
Both men stood at least 6'3'' tall and both had great range in their shots but it was Jamies left Jab that did the trick and he landed it at will, knocking back Derens head each time.
After a very physical and entertaining contest, the decision went in favour of O Sullivan.
James Kelly from Black Dragon took on Kyokushinkai fighter Julius Byrne from Dave Kings club in Galway and this was another cracker.
James gave away over four kilos in weight to Byrne but his talent came to the fore and he took a well deserved win.
John Walsh and Gary Elbert, both from Black Dragon, went at it under White Collar Boxing Rules and this was another classic.
Elbert took the win on this occasion but in fairness to Walsh, he gave away six kilos in weigt.
Cian Mc Cormack from Black Dragon beat Charlie Kennedy from Carlow Top-Pro on points and Leona Trautt was on fire against a very game Sarah Murray from Kildare.
Murray took some serious shots but enough was enough in the third round and her corner quite rightly threw in the towel giving Leona yet another win by TKO.
Eight years old Faith Foley from Black Dragon got the win over Rihanna Lynch from Dungarvan and Faiths club mate Chloe Corcoran scored a draw with Sophie Delaney from Mountmellick.
Chloe Collins from Black Dragon also scored a draw with Carlow Black Dragons Millie Walker.
Full results as follows:
1/ IKF Junior Kickboxing
Adam Walsh from Galway lost to Connor Power from Dungarvan (20-19, 18-20, 20-19).
2/ IKF Junior Kickboxing
Chloe Corcoran from Galway drew with Sophie Delaney from Mountmellick (20-20, 19-19, 20-18)
3/ IKF Junior Kickboxing
Faith Foley from Galway defeated Rihanna Lynch from Dungarvan (20-19, 20-19, 20-20)
4/ IKF Junior Kickboxing
Alicia Chambers from Tipperary defeated Aisha Ikeje from Mountmellick by withdrawal.
5/ IKF Junior Kickboxing
Wesley Ward from Galway defeated Damien Creavin from Galway (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)
6/ IKF Junior Kickboxing
Billie Maher from Carlow defeated Shannin O Dwier from Tipperary by withdrawal due to injury.
7/ IAB Boxing
Gary Elbert from Galway defeated John Walsh from Galway (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
8/ IKF Junior kickboxing
Chloe Collins from Galway and Millie Walker from Carlow fought to a draw (20-18, 19-19, 19-19)
9/ IKF AM FCR
Sean Maher, Carlow, Ireland (2-1, 107kg, 6', 02-27-89, Dermot Maher, 085 7180586) defeated Brendan Creaven, Galway, Ireland (1-1, 112kg, 188cm, 09-12-86, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) by ref stoppage in round two.
10/ Leona Trautt, Galway, Ireland (12-1, 58kg, 01-12-81, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Sarah Murray, Kildare, Ireland (2-2-3, 61.1kg, 05-30-89, Vinnie Murphy, 087 9080922) by TKO in round three.
IKF Ireland recommend a 30 day medical suspension for Sarah Murray until 17 September, 2014.
11/ IKF Junior Kickboxing
Alex Fitzpatrick from Galway lost a decision to Jack Power from Dungarvan (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
12/ IKF AM FCR
Jamie O Sullivan, Galway, Ireland (1-0, 91.8kg, 6'3'', 05-23-91, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Mateusz Deren, Mountmellick, Ireland (1-1, 91.9kg, 6'3'', 08-16-86, Tommy Delaney, 085 1158606) by decision. (30-29, 29-29, 30-29).
13/ IKF AM FCR
Niall Carroll, Kildare, Ireland (8-0, 61.4kg, 178cm, 01-14-99, Vinnie Murphy, 087 9080927) defeated Eoin Maher, Carlow, Ireland (0-2, 59.6kg, 5'9'', 05-03-97, Dermot Maher, 085 7180587) by corner withdrawal in round one.
14/ Marc Mc Gettigan, Galway, Ireland (4-1-2, 72kg, 5'10'', 08-18-84, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated David Milewski, Galway, Ireland (3-4-1, 72.1kg, 177cm, 10-18-83, Ken Horan, 087 2596559) by TKO in round three.
IKF Ireland recommend a 30 day medical suspension for David Milewski until 17 September, 2014.
15/ IKF Junior Kickboxing Exibition match.
Saoirse Joyce from Galway and Megan Lennon from Dungarvan fought an exibition match to a draw.
16/ IKF AM K-1
James Kelly, Galway, Ireland (2-0, 52.7kg, 5'6'', 08-29-99, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Julius Byrne, Galway, Ireland (0-1, 57.1kg, 5'8'', 11-03-99, Dave King, 085 7801873) by decision. (29-27, 29-27, 30-26).
17/ IKF AM FCR
Cian Mc Cormack, Galway, Ireland (4-0, 61.1kg, 5'10'', 12-08-98, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Charlie Kennedy, Carlow, Ireland (3-4, 61.4kg, 5'10'', 09-01-98, Dermot Maher, 085 7180586) by decision. (29-28, 30-27, 28-29).
18/ IKF AM FCR
Paul Huish, Galway, Ireland (20-9-6, 65.5kg, 5'6'', 03-10-90, Pete Foley, 087 8119227) defeated Dermot O Rourke, Kilkenny, Ireland (6-5-2, 64.5kg, 12-17-76, Paul Cummins, 085 2441538) by decision. (40-37, 40-36, 39-37).
Deise Kickboxing Dunarvan Presents
"Gloves & Glory 2"
- WHEN: Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
- WHO: Deise Kickboxing Dunarvan
- WHERE: Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan, Ireland
- WHAT: IKF Kickboxing
- IKF Event Representative: Pete Foley
- IKF Event Referee: Mick Burke
- IKF Judges: TBA
- Ringside Physician (MD): Dr. Quann
- IKF Timekeeper: TBA
- ON THE WEB: www.DeiseKickboxing.net
IKF Ireland Secretary and 2013 Promoter of the year Vinny O Brien once again had another great show in Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan on Saturday 3rd May and fight fans were treated to no less than 13 exciting bouts including two IKF All Ireland Title fights.
Vinny enjoyed a full house for his efforts and a great athmosphere - not too shabby, when you consider that Irish Legend, Olympic Gold medalist and umpteen times European & World Boxing Champion Katie Taylor was in action less than 1000 metres away on the same night.
To compete with that kind of pedigree in a small town the size of Dungarvan and still fill your house is nothing short of admirable.
Mr. O Brien was awarded his 4th Dan Black Belt for his dedication to the sport of Kickboxing.
Results as follows:
1/ Junior Kickboxing.
Johnathan Finnegan (Dublin) defeated Connor Power (Dungarvan) by decision. 19-20, 19-20, 20-18.
2/ Junior Kickboxing.
Alicia Chambers (Tipperary) defeated Rihanna Lynch (Dungarvan) by decision. 18-20, 18-20, 18-20.
3/ Junior Kickboxing.
Calum Critchley (Belfast) defeated Scott Lennon (Dungarvan) by decision. 28-29, 27-30, 29-29.
4/ AM FCR.
Patrick Stokes, Waterford, Ireland (1-3, 67kg, 6', 12-04-97, Billy O Sullivan, 085 8589902) defeated John Cawley, Mooncoin, Ireland (6-2-1, 64.5kg, 5'10'', 08-25-92, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) by decision. 29-29, 27-30, 28-29.
5/ Junior kickboxing.
Megan Lennon (Dungarvan) defeated Leia Cassels (Belfast) by decision. 30-27, 29-28, 30-27.
6/ AM FCR
Beth Mc Carthy, Waterford, Ireland (3-1, 60kg, 5'2'', 08-08-97, Billy O Sullivan, 085 8588902) defeated Niamh Drohan, Dungarvan, Ireland (1-2, 58.2kg, 5'4'', 05-02-91, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) by TKO in round one.
IKF Ireland has issued Niamh Drohan with a 30 day medical suspension until June 3, 2014.
7/ Junior Kickboxing.
Ryan Keegan (Dublin) defeated Jack Power (Dungarvan) by decision. 28-29, 29-29, 28-29.
8/ AM FCR.
David Rusinak, Tullamore, Ireland (8-1-2, 72.5kg, 5'10'', 04-01-94, John Quigley, 086 6660474) defeated Justin Downey, Dublin, Ireland (73kg, 6'2'', 04-21-85, Damian Crowther, 085 7551203) by decision. 40-37, 40-36, 40-36.
9/ AM FCR
Jason Mc Guire, Dublin, Ireland (3-0, 75kg, 5'7'', 06-30-84, Mick Burke, 085 7249933) defeated David Kubera, 1-3-1, 74kg, 178cm, 01-28-78, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) by decision. 27-29, 26-30, 28-28.
10/ AM FCR
Sharon Lynch, Dungarvan, Ireland (1-1-1, 53kg, 5'2'', 09-27-88, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) defeated Anna Kajela, Dublin, Ireland (1-5, 54kg, 06-22-96, Damian Crowther, 085 7551203) by decision. 29-28, 30-29, 30-26.
11/ IKF AM FCR ALL IRELAND SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE - FIRST DEFENCE.
Ciara Leavy, Tullamore, Ireland - Champion (5-2, 61kg, 5'4'', 10-26-90, John Quigley, 086 6660474) made a successful defence of her title to Aoife Peters, Tipperary, Ireland (7-1, 62.5kg, 5'7'', 09-09-95, Craig Sutton, 087 9682833). 44-50, 44-50, 44-49.
12/ AM FCR
Tayler Auckland, Dungarvan, Ireland defeated Dale Strong, Carlow, Ireland by decision. 30-27, 30-28, 30-27.
13/ IKF AM IR LIGHT CRUISERWEIGHT ALL IRELAND TITLE.
Brett Egan, Dungarvan, Ireland (11-2, 84.5kg, 6'2'', 05-16-86, Vinny O Brien, 083 4218676) defeated Derry Guinan, Offaly, Ireland (4-4-2, 84.5kg, 5'10'', 03-29-89, John Quigley, 086 6660474) by decision to win the vacant Title. 48-47, 48-46, 48-46.