Printer Friendly

MAGEE'S BALZ OF STEEL.

Byline: JONNY STAPLETON

BRIAN MAGEE'S manager believes his has fighter proved he is the "genuine" WBA world champion after his superb stoppage stoppage - /sto'p*j/ Extreme lossage that renders something (usually something vital) completely unusable. "The recent system stoppage was caused by a fried transformer."  of Rudy Markussen.

Having retained his interim title, the Belfast veteran, 36, is now targeting a fight with WBA super middleweight super middleweight
n.
1. A weight division in professional boxing having an upper limit of 168 pounds (75.6 kilograms), between middleweight and light heavyweight.

2. A boxer competing in this weight division.
 champion of the world Karoly Balzsay and hopes to challenge the Hungarian in Denmark this summer.

His manager Pat Magee said: "We have already contacted the WBA and told them we are looking for regular title and a fight with Balzay.

"Brian is the mandatory challenger for that belt anyway. Saturday night was all important. It was big step up.

"Brian proved he is the genuine WBA champion and he wants the belt to ensure there is no doubt about it. So that is our next move. We hope to fight in Denmark in the summer."

CAPTION(S):

CHAMPION Brian Magee Brian Magee (born June 9, 1975 in Lisburn, Northern Ireland) is a boxer, who competed for Ireland in the middleweight (  has targeted Karoly Balzsay's belt
COPYRIGHT 2012 MGN LTD
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2012 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 Reader Opinion

Title:

Comment:



 

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Feb 21, 2012
Words:149
Previous Article:THE UNION JACKASSES; BOXING: MALONEY FURY Brawlers brought shame on Britain and should never fight again.
Next Article:Raise human rights with China call; POLITICS.
Topics:

Terms of use | Copyright © 2014 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters