Dubliners both looking forward to booking all-Irish battles in 2018
Seán Creagh and Stephen ‘Shorty’ Carroll have become the latest additions to MTK Global’s talented stable of fighters.
The Dubliners have both signed management deals with a view to competing in some tasty all-Irish bouts in the new year.
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“Hopefully at the start of the new year we’ll get cracking and start chasing titles,” he said. “I’m looking at ‘Shorty’ Carroll or Jake Hanney – I’d fight either one of them, but I’ll leave that to the team. I think we’ll meet at some point.”
Ballyfermot’s Carroll is also keen on competing for local and national bragging rights when he makes his return to the ring in 2018, having last boxed in May when he defeated Hungarian journeyman Ferenc Jarko.
The 25-year-old plans on campaigning at welterweight but he is open to the idea of taking on his domestic rivals.
“I’d definitely be interested in those fights,” said Carroll. “A fight between myself and Seán has been long in the making, so that could definitely happen and hopefully a title will be on the line when it does,” continued the undefeated 7-0 fighter, who is looking forward to getting back in action after linking up with new trainer Brian Guy at the Colosseum Gym.
“I’m over the moon to sign with MTK,” said Carroll. “I retired a while ago because I wasn’t busy and I wasn’t active. I wasn’t paying bills as they say, so I’m happy to be with MTK now and hopefully I’ll get to box on some big fight nights in Dublin in the future.
“I’m looking to be busy, get a couple of fights within the first few months of the year and hopefully by this time next year I’ll be ready to go for a title.”