Jason Quigley: Almaty only the beginning of the journey

BY CHRIS MCNULTY c.mcnulty@donegalnews.com THAT the over-riding emotion at the conclusion was a deep and hurtful disappointment said a lot about the man. Jason Quigley was practically inconsolable in the moments after his world middleweight final defeat to Zhanibek Alimkhanuly. Advertisement Against the home fighter, in front of 5,000 boisterous fans in the Baluan Sholak […]

Jason Quigley beaten in final, but claims World Silver medal

BY CHRIS MCNULTY JASON Quigley has been beaten to a World Championship gold medal by Kazakhstan Zhanibek Alimkhanuly. In the middleweight final in Almaty, it was the home fighter, Alimkhanuly who took a 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 unanimous decision to win gold. Advertisement It was the first defeat in 33 fights for Finn Valley ABC man […]

Katie Taylor hails ‘phenomenal’ Jason Quigley

BY CHRIS MCNULTY IRISH boxing heroine Katie Taylor has hailed Jason Quigley’s World Championship semi-final win. The Ballybofey man will fight Kazakhstan’s Zhanibek Alimkhanuly in tomorrow’s final after a brilliant semi-final demolition of Russia’s Artem Chebotarev in today’s semi. Advertisement Quigley is the first Irish male boxer to reach a World Championship final. Taylor is […]

Jason Quigley seals silver – but now targets World Gold medal

BY CHRIS MCNULTY JASON Quigley is on a golden mission in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The Ballybofey man has become the first ever male Irish boxer to go better than bronze at the World Championships thanks to an outstanding display and a comprehensive win over Russian Artem Chebotarev in today’s semi-final. Advertisement He has become the first […]

Jason Quigley defeats Vijender to reach last sixteen in Almaty

BY CHRIS MCNULTY JASON Quigley is through to the last sixteen at the IABA World Championships. In his opening bout this morning, Quigley overcame the Indian Vijender Singh to advance in the middleweight division. Advertisement Quigley took a 2-0 decision. The 22-year old Finn Valley ABC boxer was the 30-26, 30-26, 28-28 winner over Vijender, […]

Saturday start for Jason Quigley at World Champs

BY CHRIS MCNULTY c.mcnulty@donegalnews.com THE time is almost here for Jason Quigley. The Finn Valley ABC man begins his World Championship crusade on Saturday when he faces either Vijender Singh from India or Sweden’s Hampus Henriksson in the round of 32. Advertisement Twenty-two-year old Quigley has been seeded at fifth in the middleweight division for […]