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JOHN JOE NEVIN RUMORS

John Joe Nevin: I want to take over Irish boxing

Olympic hero John Joe Nevin wants to become the leading light of Irish boxing and says he cannot wait to fulfill his dream of fighting as a professional in his homeland when he makes his third appearance as a pro at The 3Arena in Dublin on November 15. The Olympic silver medalist left the amateur ranks behind after winning European gold last summer and says he is excited to continue...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

British Lionhearts led by Selby, Nevin & Ward host Mexico Guerreros Friday in WSB quarterfinals

The Iconic York Hall is expected to be the theatre of some amazing battles this Friday, March 22 when Great Britain host the Mexico Guerreros in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarterfinals. The impressive Lionhearts roster - Andrew Selby, John Joe Nevin, Aston Brown, Joe Ward and Joe Joyce - will give its very best to take a serious advantage before travelling to the Americas...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

John Joe Nevin in action on Friday the 23rd in WSB

World Series of Boxing (WSB) is delighted to confirm that Irishman John Joseph Nevin will compete this third season with the British Lionhearts. The explosive 23-year-old Lightweight (57-61kg) will be taking to the ring to face Branimir Stankovic from Croatia in his first outing for his new team on Friday, November 23, at Celtic Manor in Cardiff (Wales). It promises to be an electric...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Amir Khan reacts to John Joe Nevin’s decision to remain amateur

Irish Olympian John Joe Nevin has reversed his decision to turn professional opting instead to remain in the amateur circuit, as was revealed as we discussed his inclusion on the British Lionhearts World Series of Boxing team. Super Fight Promotions were made aware of this late last night by his representative Lynn Hunter who revealed his planned participation in the WSB tournament...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Campbell wins bantamweight gold

Luke Campbell and John Joe Nevin scrapped through 21/2 remarkably even rounds, their British and Irish fans getting more uneasy with every blow. And then Nevin walked into a big right hand from his British opponent. Nevin ended up on his back. Campbell ended up with a gold medal, largely on the strength of that one spectacular punch. The British bantamweight fought back tears...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Britain's Campbell edges Nevin for boxing gold

Luke Campbell of Britain won the bantamweight gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament Saturday night, knocking down John Joe Nevin of Ireland midway through the third round of a 14-11 victory. Campbell thrilled the roaring home crowd before bursting into tears in the ring. Campbell won the rubber match with Nevin, his friendly local rival. Nevin beat Campbell soundly in their...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Zou, Nevin get big wins in semis

Defending champion Zou Shiming of China narrowly advanced to another gold-medal bout with a tiebreaker victory over Ireland's Paddy Barnes on Friday in the first of 20 semifinal fights in the Olympic boxing tournament. Bantamweight John Joe Nevin of Ireland stunned top-seeded Lazaro Alvarez of Cuba 19-14 to advance to the final against Britain's Luke Campbell, who beat Japan...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Zou, Nevin get big wins in Olympic boxing semis

Defending champion Zou Shiming of China narrowly advanced to another gold-medal bout with a tiebreaker victory over Ireland's Paddy Barnes on Friday in the first of 20 semifinal fights in the Olympic boxing tournament. Bantamweight John Joe Nevin of Ireland stunned top-seeded Lazaro Alvarez of Cuba 19-14 to advance to the final against Britain's Luke Campbell, who beat Japan...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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