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Geesala Boxing Club’s Gerry Coyle was joined by friends and family when he was inducted into the Mayo Boxing Hall of Fame at the Mayo Boxing Awards night recently. Gerry was credited on the night for all the work he has done for the Geesala Boxing Club including his involvement in hosting some of the biggest boxing events in Mayo. Gerry has been involved in bringing Barry McGuigan, Katie Taylor and Henry Coyle’s world title fights to Mayo.
Last Wednesday saw the launch of the Men on the Move programme in Erris by Minister of Sport Michael Ring, local sporting hero Henry Coyle WBF Light Middleweight Champion of the World, Charlie Lambert from Mayo Sports Partnership, and members of the Erris Men’s Shed.
From Belmullet to Belfast and Edinburgh to Essex, thousands of viewers tuned in to Irish TV to watch world champion boxer and Geesala native Henry Coyle retain his WBF Light Middleweight World Title against the plucky Argentinian fighter Marcelo Rodriguez in a packed arena at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar on Friday night.
Like every year in sport in this county there have been a fair share of ups and downs for all those who go out and do their best in the quest to be the best they possibly can be each week. You will find in this week’s sports pages a selection of pictures which capture some of the great moments in sport for those in the county who every year continue to give their all in the pursuit of sporting excellence. And as for excellence, there has been plenty of that on display from Mayo's proud sports people.
The west of Ireland is gearing itself up for further boxing success next month when Mayo's own Henry ‘The Western Warrior’ Coyle takes on Italy's Elio Cotena for the WBF Light Middleweight title at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar on Friday August 12.
Mayo’s own Henry Coyle will make his Irish debut as a professional boxer next month in Mayo when he appears on the under-card of Bernard Dunnes’s next fight. Coyle will take to the ring in Breaffy House Resort on November 15 on a bill that includes John O’Donnell, Stephen Haughian, Damien Taggart and the aforementioned Dunne.
Birmingham’s Delroy “Sweet D” Mitchell is promising an uncomfortable homecoming for Henry Coyle when the two clash in a light middleweight 10 rounder at the Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar, on the Hunky Dorys Fight Night on November 15. Coyle, the “Western Warrior” from Geesala in County Mayo, relocated to Chicago last year to launch his pro career having been Irish Senior Champion as an amateur. He returns to his native county on November 15 for his first professional fight on Irish soil as the chief support to Bernard Dunne who takes on world rated Mexican Eduardo Garcia.
Henry Coyle is counting down the hours to his first professional fight in Ireland after relocating to Chicago to turn professional. Tomorrow night he will step into the ring to take on Delroy “Sweet Dee” Mitchell in the Breaffy House International Sports Hotel. Coyle is aware that the there will be a lot of pressure on him when he walks into the ring. “There is a lot of pressure on me, this being my first fight back in Mayo. I’m looking forward to showing off my skills and abilities in front of my home crowd, but with that comes added pressures.”