Tag Archives: Barry McGuigan

Juan LaPorte and the Mysterious Death of Salvador Sanchez

It was close to noon on August 12, 1982 when the radio blurted out four times in Spanish, “Salvador Sanchez […]

Undefeated Prospects Josh Taylor and Ohara Davies Clash in Scotland

 American readers are likely mouthing the words “who?” upon seeing the names of light-welterweights Josh Taylor and Ohara Davies in […]

The 50 Greatest Featherweights of all Time Part Three: 30-21

From the sublime to the obscure, Part 3 of my rundown of the Fifty Greatest Featherweights of all time has […]

Carl Frampton is a Celebrity, but Barry McGuigan was an Uber-Celebrity

FRAMPTON AND THE McGUIGANS — Carl Frampton, who defends his WBA featherweight title against former champion Leo Santa Cruz at […]

Shane McGuigan is the TSS 2016 Boxing Trainer of the Year

THE SWEET SCIENCE HONORS SHANE McGUIGAN — Boxing history is filled with tales of celebrity sons attempting to follow in […]

The McGuigans Invade New York With “The Jackal” Carl Frampton in Tow

Barry McGuigan and his son Shane were at Brooklyn’s iconic Gleason’s Gym on Thursday, July 7. They arrived with former […]