Barry McGuigan

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Barry McGuigan said : “Because I think it’s right,” External link

icWales Sunday, May 8, 2022 6:14:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Katie Taylor ) : “Congratulations Katie and Amanda. What a fight” External link

irishmirror Monday, May 2, 2022 8:04:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “He woke up, but he’s non-responsive now,” External link

independent-UK Friday, April 29, 2022 3:35:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “Because it’s down to you, it’s your responsibility,” External link

independent-UK Friday, April 29, 2022 3:35:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “He woke up, but he’s non-responsive now,” External link

independent-UK Friday, April 29, 2022 9:44:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “Because it’s down to you, it’s your responsibility,” External link

independent-UK Friday, April 29, 2022 9:44:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan believes : “Fitness should be par for the course” External link

irishmirror Tuesday, April 19, 2022 8:44:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “I never remember a single altercation during the whole period when I was travelling in and out of clubs in Belfast,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 24, 2022 9:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “People still want to talk about it and I’ll always talk to them because I feel lucky to have had that night, to have had those 15 rounds,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “Dad went to the Eurovision in 1968. It was in the Royal Albert Hall in London,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “Dad ended up being number one in the Philippines for 14 weeks! It was with the Hawaiian Wedding Song, which Elvis recorded too,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “There was one band he was in called Cecil Kettle and the Skrockets. I’d be given the job of cleaning the stage gear,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “Someone has got to look out for this sport. They really need to look at this situation very carefully, because it’s bloody dangerous,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, February 8, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “Someone has got to look out for this sport. They really need to look at this situation very carefully, because it’s bloody dangerous,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 8, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “Someone has got to look out for this sport. They really need to look at this situation very carefully, because it’s bloody dangerous,” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, February 5, 2021 10:06:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “Someone has got to look out for this sport. They really need to look at this situation very carefully, because it’s bloody dangerous,” External link

independent-ie Friday, February 5, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “She was very talented and very funny and witty, and my father had a great sense of humour. I sadly missed that part. But she was just a great girl, and we had fun and love practical jokes and used to scare the living daylights out of me. It was always a great bubbly house full of activity and full of life. And she just was always a very bubbly, happy, happy girl” External link

carlow-nationalist Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added ( about Peter Alliss ) : "So sad to hear of the passing of the wonderful Peter Alliss RIP, he was one of the most relaxed informative and brilliant commentators in all of sports. Deepest sympathies to his family" External link

thesun Monday, December 7, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “I lost my beautiful daughter Danika 15 months ago, my sister and sister-in-law during the court case and that put a great deal of strain on my family,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 16, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Carl Frampton ) : “We feel that the mutual understanding between us and Carl Frampton will work in favour of both parties,” "We will now focus exclusively on what we do best rather than spending time and money in the courtroom" External link

msn-uk Thursday, November 12, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : “We told him that we received our part of the payment. He was aware of that. He’d already received his purse” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “That’s not true. We were working on the overall income after the event” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "I'm not familiar with that" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "I disagree. There were a huge amount of expenses around this fight, it was a massive event, a 19,000-seater indoor arena with a huge amount of build-up, promotional work around that, multiple press conferences in different countries" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "And then on August 2, Bloomingdales New York £170.66. This is after the fight. How could that be a fight expense?" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "I don't know. This wasn't charged to Mr Frampton, just to be clear about that" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "We do know. There would have been legitimate expenses in there - travel, cost of his strength and conditioning trainer, his coaches, a lot of obvious expenses" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "If we were to go to the Board of Control I'm sure we could get the relevant documents" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Again there would be a lot of documents with the Board of Control. I did a lot of work around that event... there would be a lot of documentation that highlights my work as a promoter" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "We may well have done but we'd a pre-agreed agreement with the Board to pay £10,000 so it didn't require us to give the numbers" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied ( about Gavin Millar ) : "But there's no other correspondence Mr Millar about how the Board would have calculated any tax because it was pre-agreed that I pay them £10,000" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Whatever happened it's not relevant because we had a pre-agreed fee with them. And as I've said before under-declaration does occur a lot. Every promoter does it" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Carl Frampton ) : "Carl was part of the team, he was part of the family effectively," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We did not conceal anything. He knew about it," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : “I didn’t necessarily see it as salary. I saw it as my payment for working for the company” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “Yes, it was $700,000 (£543,000), $100,000 (£77,500) to Gary Shaw {a co-promoter}, $100,000 to Sergio Martinez, who was his current manager, $100,000 to Sampson Lewkowicz, who was his current manager and promoter, and then $400,000(£310,000) to Kiko Martinez himself” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "But we understood the magnitude of the chance of getting Kiko back to Belfast considering he'd been stopped by Carl 16 months before that. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "They (have) pretty dubious links, (there's) certainly a fear of intimidation within the sport, for who might be behind them. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Carl Frampton ) : "They were far greater, Carl was probably one of the best-earning super bantamweights of all time," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 2, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "They (have) pretty dubious links, (there's) certainly a fear of intimidation within the sport, for who might be behind them. " External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 2, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied ( about Windsor Park ) : "We would have tried to put that on in Windsor, it would have been April-May time, that would have been an open air show, that would have been the objective" External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "Because he walked out on his contract," External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "Mr Gutierrez injury caused the fight to be cancelled, yes" External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "That's absolute cobblers, complete cobblers. That's rubbish" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan claimed ( about Carl Frampton ) : "wasn't the true figure and he (Frampton) knew that" "The purse wasn't $500,000 - that was just what we declared," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "I have no idea - I can't remember that far back - but it was quite a few of us there, certainly in excess of 20 of us" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "That's absolute rubbish. He knew about everything. He was told about everything" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Anthony Joshua ) : "We tried very hard, we did everything we could to get sponsorship, but it's very difficult to come by these days, it's just nigh-on impossible unless you're Anthony Joshua," External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "That's a nonsense comment if you look at what happened with his career. " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "No, we didn't manipulate the figures, no" External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Anthony Joshua ) : "We tried very hard, we did everything we could to get sponsorship, but it's very difficult to come by these days, it's just nigh-on impossible unless you're Anthony Joshua," External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "That's a nonsense comment if you look at what happened with his career. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "No, we didn't manipulate the figures, no" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "On big fights like this, you don't expect to give tickets away" External link

bbc Friday, October 9, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "On big fights like this, you don't expect to give tickets away whether they are a celebrity or not" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 9, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan insisted : "Nobody discussed with Mr Frampton charging Rory McIlroy for a ticket, did they?" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 9, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “I found out that he was very heavy, much heavier and not going to make the weight” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “It just knocked the stuffing out of everybody, and it just dumbed down the fight in general,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “I was exonerated and allowed to get my percentage of their purses right to the end of their contracts,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He just ate too much, drank too much. He just was ill-disciplined and didn't do it properly," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "It just knocked the stuffing out of everybody, and it just dumbed down the fight in general," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded ( about Carl Frampton ) : "In your time looking after Mr Frampton what was your prime objective?" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Two prime objectives - get him to the top, get him to a world title fight, and get him as much money as I can" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He just ate too much, drank too much. He just was ill-disciplined and didn't do it property" External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "It just knocked the stuffing out of everybody, and it just dumbed down the fight in general," External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded ( about Carl Frampton ) : "In your time looking after Mr Frampton what was your prime objective?" External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Two prime objectives - get him to the top, get him to a world title fight, and get him as much money as I can" External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I was exonerated and allowed to get my percentage of their purses right to the end of their contracts," External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : “Would you have been in any position to offer him any percentage of the profits of the shows?” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : “Would you have been in any position to offer him any percentage of the profits of the shows?” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Would you have been in any position to offer him any percentage of the profits of shows?" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "It's been a brutal year for us. It has just been very difficult to come to terms with it and we still think she's going to burst through the door. She passed away a year ago following a short period living with breast cancer. It was her second cancer diagnosis - having had lymphoid leukaemia when she was a child. The McGuigan family gathered together to remember her a year on from her death. " External link

independent-ie Friday, July 24, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added ( about Josh Taylor ) : "What a talent Prograis is - very strong, good head movement, hard to hit," "But Josh is a great kid. He's a fighter's fighter. All the fighters love him. He's very exciting, great to watch, so adaptable, so multi talented. "He beat Prograis at his own game and I think he's going to be a superstar" External link

bbc Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "When I signed him. I knew he was special," "We moved very aggressively with him because we knew what he was capable of. We were number one for Jose Ramirez but we gave that up to fight in this tournament. "He showed the courage and tenacity that only the great fighters show. We are very grateful to Kalle [Sauerland, promoter] and the WBSS for this opportunity. "He dedicated the fight to James Murphy - Danielle, his fiancee, her dad died at a very young age, and of course I lost my gorgeous daughter two months ago to cancer" External link

bbc Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan wrote : "The most difficult thing I ever had to do was to say goodbye to my amazing daughter Nika this week. She has been a shining light in our families lives for the past 33 years. " External link

independent-ie Friday, August 2, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan wrote : "The most difficult thing I ever had to do was to say goodbye to my amazing daughter Nika this week. She has been a shining light in our families lives for the past 33 years. " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, August 2, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

northernirelandnews Wednesday, July 24, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

bathchronicle Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

cambridge-news Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

icWales Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it" External link

themirror Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “Josh is the best since Ken Buchanan and, like Kenny, he could finish this tournament having won two world titles,” External link

thetimes Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It's a very dangerous thing to do to call somebody a quitter," External link

msn-uk Monday, April 22, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Terence Crawford ) : "He was losing the fight comprehensively and there is no question about it, Terence Crawford was going to close the show, no doubt about that," External link

msn-uk Monday, April 22, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "None of us will ever really know. The sensible option is he saves himself for another day. " External link

msn-uk Monday, April 22, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "You look at Khan's career and the fights he's been in and the one thing he always had was immense courage, determination and getting up off the floor. "You think of the Breidis Prescott fight, the Canelo (Alvarez) fight, the Danny Garcia fight - there's no quit in him. "I just think he took the intelligent option and got out because he was down. "If he'd gone on and been humiliatingly knocked out and dropped several times and then flattened, then people would have been calling for him to stop. "Now I suppose with Virgil Hunter's decision, he's got the chance of resurrecting the possibility of a fight with Kell Brook somewhere down the line" External link

bbc Monday, April 22, 2019 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "You look at Khan's career and the fights he's been in and the one thing he always had was immense courage, determination and getting up off the floor. "You think of the Breidis Prescott fight, the Canelo (Alvarez) fight, the Danny Garcia fight - there's no quit in him. "I just think he took the intelligent option and got out because he was down. "If he'd gone on and been humiliatingly knocked out and dropped several times and then flattened, then people would have been calling for him to stop. "Now I suppose with Virgil Hunter's decision, he's got the chance of resurrecting the possibility of a fight with Kell Brook somewhere down the line" External link

bbc Sunday, April 21, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “It’s a very dangerous thing to do to call somebody a quitter,” External link

worcesternews Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Terence Crawford ) : “He was losing the fight comprehensively and there is no question about it, Terence Crawford was going to close the show, no doubt about that,” External link

worcesternews Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “It’s a very dangerous thing to do to call somebody a quitter,” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Terence Crawford ) : “He was losing the fight comprehensively and there is no question about it, Terence Crawford was going to close the show, no doubt about that,” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “It’s a very dangerous thing to do to call somebody a quitter,” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, April 21, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Terence Crawford ) : “He was losing the fight comprehensively and there is no question about it, Terence Crawford was going to close the show, no doubt about that,” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, April 21, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan wrote ( about Eusebio Pedroza ) : “A sad day for me as my rival and outstanding world featherweight champion Eusebio Pedroza passes away,” “It was a pleasure to share the ring with him” External link

manilametro Monday, March 4, 2019 6:50:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan wrote ( about Eusebio Pedroza ) : "A sad day for me as my rival and outstanding world featherweight champion Eusebio Pedroza passes away. It was a pleasure to share the ring with him," External link

firstpost Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : "Going 12 rounds, and knocking out a teak-tough fighter, in just your fifth professional right is rare," "It's a hell of a statement. I can't get other bantamweights to spar with him, he's that dangerous. This boy really can fight" External link

bbc Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "This report concludes that the level of hate crimes occurring in Northern Ireland remains stubbornly high, despite the progress that has been made by the criminal justice agencies. " External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:37:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Brad Foster ) : “I’ve heard a lot about Brad,” “And I’m really looking forward to seeing him in action” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:45:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Carl Frampton ) : "It's a bit of a shame. We had some amazing nights together. We haven't talked since that dreaded night when Carl's opponent fell in the shower, so it's a bit of a shame it had to end this way. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:03:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Jimmy Magee ) : "My heartfelt sympathies to the family of the legendary Jimmy. RIP. Amazing commentator and a great man" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:35:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "My heart felt sympathies to the family of the Legendary JimmyMagee who died today RIP. Amazing commentator & a great man #godbegoodtohim" External link

breakingnews-ie Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:07:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “The doctor was pretty blunt, he said ‘It’s not good’. He ran tests and said ‘I don’t think you’re going to be very happy with this news’, so the old man was very devastated. Nine or ten weeks later…” External link

thejournal Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:21:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "My father, Pat McGuigan, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a rare type of blood cancer, at the age of 52. He underwent surgery in hospital, but sadly died nine weeks later. My family and I were shocked and devastated," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:15:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "we're as responsible as him" External link

bbc Sunday, July 30, 2017 4:23:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "we're as responsible as him" External link

bbc Sunday, July 30, 2017 11:47:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We're all so disappointed. It was a freak accident. "He slipped in the shower, smashed his face, the guy is concussed. He has a deep gash on his chin, his nose, lost two of his teeth" External link

bbc Saturday, July 29, 2017 1:16:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Al Haymon ) : "I had a discussion with Al. They have given us their word - there is going to be a third fight," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, January 30, 2017 12:42:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I don't think Santa Cruz can do anything different," External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 27, 2017 8:03:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I am looking forward to a terrific event in Las Vegas," "The first fight between Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz was sensational and I truly believe that the rematch will be even better. I'm convinced that Carl will win the rematch more convincingly and beating someone like Leo Santa Cruz a second time will define Carl as a true great of Irish boxing" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 24, 2016 5:39:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We saw a great battle between Carl and Leo in their first fight. The demand for this rematch meant it had to be made again" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 7, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “It should happen sooner rather than later because we don’t want a fatality on our hands,” External link

derryjournal Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:59:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "It should happen sooner rather than later because we don't want a fatality on our hands," External link

bbc Thursday, October 6, 2016 2:40:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Mike Towell ) : "My deepest sympathies and prayers to the family of Dundee boxer Mike Towell RIP who passed away during the night. Very sad for all involved" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, October 3, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “As you launch the Active Inclusion Project, we at Cyclone Promotions wish you all the success, to what sounds like a great project,” External link

derryjournal Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I genuinely believe this kid will go on to be the greatest Irish fighter there's ever been" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "This contest has all the ingredients needed to be fight of the year, as the all-action style of Santa Cruz collides with Frampton's counter-punching and power. " External link

themirror Friday, July 22, 2016 1:32:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We are delighted that at last the tickets are on sale because there has been a great deal of interest in tickets, not just from Northern Ireland but also England as well. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, June 15, 2016 1:06:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He was just so amazing in every way," External link

BangkokPost Saturday, June 4, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He was just so amazing in every way," External link

afp-en Saturday, June 4, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It's a real honour to be here, this is the capital of the world, the Irish have a tremendously harmonious relationship with the UK," External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, March 15, 2015 8:59:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "Carl is still improving as a fighter, we are developing a style with him that makes him so effective in the inside and outside. The top Mexican sparring partners we had in couldn't handle the combination punching at close range," "He can carry that power up to featherweight and I believe he can even win a world title at super-featherweight. We're not getting ahead of ourselves because first I want him to unify the super-bantamweight division but that's the potential I believe he has" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:50:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I believe he knocks out Quigg and he knocks out Santa Cruz and that he beats Rigo - and those are the fights we want. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:50:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We will sit down and talk with ITV this week," "This is a fight that should be free-to-air, a fight for all the people" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:50:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "As long as nobody gets greedy the fight can be made. It's the fight we want, it's a huge fight and I believe it is one that be shown on terrestrial television, it doesn't have to be pay per view," "I think the fight can be a 30,000 seater. We could do it indoor at the MEN in Manchester which holds 20,000 or we could go outdoor at Queen's Park Rangers - that rings a bell. Our sponsor CWM sponsors Chelsea so Stamford Bridge is a possibility and we are not ruling out Ravenhill either. But the first thing we need is to get a deal done with Quigg" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, March 2, 2015 1:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Scott Quigg ) : "We want to go and box in England now and we want to go and box in America. We really believe there is a future with ITV and we hope that ITV were excited about this fight and I think we can have the fight with Quigg on ITV as long as he is sensible and not too greedy, that can happen," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, March 2, 2015 10:40:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He handles the pressure very well, I would say in that department he is second to none. Before a fight he is very calm, as calm a fighter as I've seen and in that sense I think he's a real one-off," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 26, 2015 6:43:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "I truly believe that Carl can become a household name in the UK and a cross-over star, he has that perfect balance between self-assurance and being grounded. He's a witty guy, he has a good personality and most importantly he can fight. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 26, 2015 6:43:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He handles the pressure very well, I would say in that department he is second to none. Before a fight he is very calm, as calm a fighter as I've seen and in that sense I think he's a real one-off," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 26, 2015 1:09:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "I truly believe that Carl can become a household name in the UK and a cross-over star, he has that perfect balance between self-assurance and being grounded. He's a witty guy, he has a good personality and most importantly he can fight. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 26, 2015 1:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
inspector0.26%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
chief inspector0.26%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
fighter0.26%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
manager67.55%EN10/11/201711/10/2017
boxer6.33%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
professional boxer0.53%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
longtime manager0.26%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
champion18.47%EN06/12/201712/06/2017
champion boxer3.17%EN03/06/201706/03/2017
coach2.11%EN11/11/201611/11/2016
former boxer0.79%EN08/21/201621/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Barry McGuiganEN98.36%
Barry McGuiganFR0.94%
BARRY MCGUIGANEN0.70%


 
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Eugene Murphy said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "Barry McGuigan a truly broken hearted man over the death of his daughter in 2019. RIP.A sad story,i just wish I could ease his pain" External link

irishmirror Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Carl Frampton replied ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "It was always difficult to speak to Barry about money issues" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Carl Frampton added ( about Barry McGuigan ) : “It was always difficult to speak to Barry about money issues. Jake McGuigan was the one I was most comfortable speaking to” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "It's been a brutal year for us. It has just been very difficult to come to terms with it and we still think she's going to burst through the door. She passed away a year ago following a short period living with breast cancer. It was her second cancer diagnosis - having had lymphoid leukaemia when she was a child. The McGuigan family gathered together to remember her a year on from her death. " External link

independent-ie Friday, July 24, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Nesbitt said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "As a sports reporter, I was there when Barry McGuigan won the featherweight title at Loftus Road in London in 1985. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Ian said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "The McGuigan film is going to go everywhere," External link

yorkpress Friday, March 15, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Eamon Dunphy ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "Barney Eastwood was the real hero of the Barry McGuigan success story" External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:48:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "My father, Pat McGuigan, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a rare type of blood cancer, at the age of 52. He underwent surgery in hospital, but sadly died nine weeks later. My family and I were shocked and devastated," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:15:00 AM EAT

Carl Frampton said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "I can confirm that I have parted company with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions. I would like to thank Barry, the McGuigan family and Cyclone Promotions for our time together. " External link

breakingnews-ie Monday, August 21, 2017 9:22:00 PM EAT

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Barry McGuigan said : “Because I think it’s right,” External link

icWales Sunday, May 8, 2022 6:14:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Katie Taylor ) : “Congratulations Katie and Amanda. What a fight” External link

irishmirror Monday, May 2, 2022 8:04:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “He woke up, but he’s non-responsive now,” External link

independent-UK Friday, April 29, 2022 3:35:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “Because it’s down to you, it’s your responsibility,” External link

independent-UK Friday, April 29, 2022 3:35:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “He woke up, but he’s non-responsive now,” External link

independent-UK Friday, April 29, 2022 9:44:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “Because it’s down to you, it’s your responsibility,” External link

independent-UK Friday, April 29, 2022 9:44:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan believes : “Fitness should be par for the course” External link

irishmirror Tuesday, April 19, 2022 8:44:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “I never remember a single altercation during the whole period when I was travelling in and out of clubs in Belfast,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 24, 2022 9:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “People still want to talk about it and I’ll always talk to them because I feel lucky to have had that night, to have had those 15 rounds,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “Dad went to the Eurovision in 1968. It was in the Royal Albert Hall in London,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “Dad ended up being number one in the Philippines for 14 weeks! It was with the Hawaiian Wedding Song, which Elvis recorded too,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “There was one band he was in called Cecil Kettle and the Skrockets. I’d be given the job of cleaning the stage gear,” External link

irishmirror Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:10:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “Someone has got to look out for this sport. They really need to look at this situation very carefully, because it’s bloody dangerous,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, February 8, 2021 11:07:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “Someone has got to look out for this sport. They really need to look at this situation very carefully, because it’s bloody dangerous,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 8, 2021 7:55:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “Someone has got to look out for this sport. They really need to look at this situation very carefully, because it’s bloody dangerous,” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, February 5, 2021 10:06:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “Someone has got to look out for this sport. They really need to look at this situation very carefully, because it’s bloody dangerous,” External link

independent-ie Friday, February 5, 2021 9:50:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “She was very talented and very funny and witty, and my father had a great sense of humour. I sadly missed that part. But she was just a great girl, and we had fun and love practical jokes and used to scare the living daylights out of me. It was always a great bubbly house full of activity and full of life. And she just was always a very bubbly, happy, happy girl” External link

carlow-nationalist Saturday, January 16, 2021 4:20:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added ( about Peter Alliss ) : "So sad to hear of the passing of the wonderful Peter Alliss RIP, he was one of the most relaxed informative and brilliant commentators in all of sports. Deepest sympathies to his family" External link

thesun Monday, December 7, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “I lost my beautiful daughter Danika 15 months ago, my sister and sister-in-law during the court case and that put a great deal of strain on my family,” External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 16, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Carl Frampton ) : “We feel that the mutual understanding between us and Carl Frampton will work in favour of both parties,” "We will now focus exclusively on what we do best rather than spending time and money in the courtroom" External link

msn-uk Thursday, November 12, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : “We told him that we received our part of the payment. He was aware of that. He’d already received his purse” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “That’s not true. We were working on the overall income after the event” External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 5:28:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "I'm not familiar with that" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "I disagree. There were a huge amount of expenses around this fight, it was a massive event, a 19,000-seater indoor arena with a huge amount of build-up, promotional work around that, multiple press conferences in different countries" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "And then on August 2, Bloomingdales New York £170.66. This is after the fight. How could that be a fight expense?" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "I don't know. This wasn't charged to Mr Frampton, just to be clear about that" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "We do know. There would have been legitimate expenses in there - travel, cost of his strength and conditioning trainer, his coaches, a lot of obvious expenses" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, November 6, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "If we were to go to the Board of Control I'm sure we could get the relevant documents" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Again there would be a lot of documents with the Board of Control. I did a lot of work around that event... there would be a lot of documentation that highlights my work as a promoter" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "We may well have done but we'd a pre-agreed agreement with the Board to pay £10,000 so it didn't require us to give the numbers" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied ( about Gavin Millar ) : "But there's no other correspondence Mr Millar about how the Board would have calculated any tax because it was pre-agreed that I pay them £10,000" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Whatever happened it's not relevant because we had a pre-agreed fee with them. And as I've said before under-declaration does occur a lot. Every promoter does it" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Carl Frampton ) : "Carl was part of the team, he was part of the family effectively," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We did not conceal anything. He knew about it," External link

bbc Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : “I didn’t necessarily see it as salary. I saw it as my payment for working for the company” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “Yes, it was $700,000 (£543,000), $100,000 (£77,500) to Gary Shaw {a co-promoter}, $100,000 to Sergio Martinez, who was his current manager, $100,000 to Sampson Lewkowicz, who was his current manager and promoter, and then $400,000(£310,000) to Kiko Martinez himself” External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "But we understood the magnitude of the chance of getting Kiko back to Belfast considering he'd been stopped by Carl 16 months before that. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "They (have) pretty dubious links, (there's) certainly a fear of intimidation within the sport, for who might be behind them. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, November 3, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Carl Frampton ) : "They were far greater, Carl was probably one of the best-earning super bantamweights of all time," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 2, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "They (have) pretty dubious links, (there's) certainly a fear of intimidation within the sport, for who might be behind them. " External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 2, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied ( about Windsor Park ) : "We would have tried to put that on in Windsor, it would have been April-May time, that would have been an open air show, that would have been the objective" External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "Because he walked out on his contract," External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "Mr Gutierrez injury caused the fight to be cancelled, yes" External link

irishmirror Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "That's absolute cobblers, complete cobblers. That's rubbish" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan claimed ( about Carl Frampton ) : "wasn't the true figure and he (Frampton) knew that" "The purse wasn't $500,000 - that was just what we declared," External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "I have no idea - I can't remember that far back - but it was quite a few of us there, certainly in excess of 20 of us" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "That's absolute rubbish. He knew about everything. He was told about everything" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Anthony Joshua ) : "We tried very hard, we did everything we could to get sponsorship, but it's very difficult to come by these days, it's just nigh-on impossible unless you're Anthony Joshua," External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "That's a nonsense comment if you look at what happened with his career. " External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "No, we didn't manipulate the figures, no" External link

irishmirror Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Anthony Joshua ) : "We tried very hard, we did everything we could to get sponsorship, but it's very difficult to come by these days, it's just nigh-on impossible unless you're Anthony Joshua," External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "That's a nonsense comment if you look at what happened with his career. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan replied : "No, we didn't manipulate the figures, no" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, October 13, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "On big fights like this, you don't expect to give tickets away" External link

bbc Friday, October 9, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "On big fights like this, you don't expect to give tickets away whether they are a celebrity or not" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 9, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan insisted : "Nobody discussed with Mr Frampton charging Rory McIlroy for a ticket, did they?" External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, October 9, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “I found out that he was very heavy, much heavier and not going to make the weight” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “It just knocked the stuffing out of everybody, and it just dumbed down the fight in general,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “I was exonerated and allowed to get my percentage of their purses right to the end of their contracts,” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He just ate too much, drank too much. He just was ill-disciplined and didn't do it properly," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "It just knocked the stuffing out of everybody, and it just dumbed down the fight in general," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded ( about Carl Frampton ) : "In your time looking after Mr Frampton what was your prime objective?" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Two prime objectives - get him to the top, get him to a world title fight, and get him as much money as I can" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He just ate too much, drank too much. He just was ill-disciplined and didn't do it property" External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "It just knocked the stuffing out of everybody, and it just dumbed down the fight in general," External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded ( about Carl Frampton ) : "In your time looking after Mr Frampton what was your prime objective?" External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Two prime objectives - get him to the top, get him to a world title fight, and get him as much money as I can" External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I was exonerated and allowed to get my percentage of their purses right to the end of their contracts," External link

RTERadio Thursday, October 8, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : “Would you have been in any position to offer him any percentage of the profits of the shows?” External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : “Would you have been in any position to offer him any percentage of the profits of the shows?” External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan responded : "Would you have been in any position to offer him any percentage of the profits of shows?" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "It's been a brutal year for us. It has just been very difficult to come to terms with it and we still think she's going to burst through the door. She passed away a year ago following a short period living with breast cancer. It was her second cancer diagnosis - having had lymphoid leukaemia when she was a child. The McGuigan family gathered together to remember her a year on from her death. " External link

independent-ie Friday, July 24, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added ( about Josh Taylor ) : "What a talent Prograis is - very strong, good head movement, hard to hit," "But Josh is a great kid. He's a fighter's fighter. All the fighters love him. He's very exciting, great to watch, so adaptable, so multi talented. "He beat Prograis at his own game and I think he's going to be a superstar" External link

bbc Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "When I signed him. I knew he was special," "We moved very aggressively with him because we knew what he was capable of. We were number one for Jose Ramirez but we gave that up to fight in this tournament. "He showed the courage and tenacity that only the great fighters show. We are very grateful to Kalle [Sauerland, promoter] and the WBSS for this opportunity. "He dedicated the fight to James Murphy - Danielle, his fiancee, her dad died at a very young age, and of course I lost my gorgeous daughter two months ago to cancer" External link

bbc Sunday, October 27, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan wrote : "The most difficult thing I ever had to do was to say goodbye to my amazing daughter Nika this week. She has been a shining light in our families lives for the past 33 years. " External link

independent-ie Friday, August 2, 2019 11:29:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan wrote : "The most difficult thing I ever had to do was to say goodbye to my amazing daughter Nika this week. She has been a shining light in our families lives for the past 33 years. " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, August 2, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

northernirelandnews Wednesday, July 24, 2019 9:06:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:35:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

plymouthherald Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:17:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

bathchronicle Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

cambridge-news Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:14:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

derbytelegraph Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

dailypost-co-uk Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:49:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

gloucestercitizen Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:39:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it," External link

icWales Wednesday, July 24, 2019 3:11:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "It was like being hit with a sledgehammer. No amount of fighting in the ring could have prepared me for it" External link

themirror Wednesday, July 24, 2019 2:53:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “Josh is the best since Ken Buchanan and, like Kenny, he could finish this tournament having won two world titles,” External link

thetimes Saturday, May 18, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It's a very dangerous thing to do to call somebody a quitter," External link

msn-uk Monday, April 22, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Terence Crawford ) : "He was losing the fight comprehensively and there is no question about it, Terence Crawford was going to close the show, no doubt about that," External link

msn-uk Monday, April 22, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "None of us will ever really know. The sensible option is he saves himself for another day. " External link

msn-uk Monday, April 22, 2019 11:12:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "You look at Khan's career and the fights he's been in and the one thing he always had was immense courage, determination and getting up off the floor. "You think of the Breidis Prescott fight, the Canelo (Alvarez) fight, the Danny Garcia fight - there's no quit in him. "I just think he took the intelligent option and got out because he was down. "If he'd gone on and been humiliatingly knocked out and dropped several times and then flattened, then people would have been calling for him to stop. "Now I suppose with Virgil Hunter's decision, he's got the chance of resurrecting the possibility of a fight with Kell Brook somewhere down the line" External link

bbc Monday, April 22, 2019 3:08:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "You look at Khan's career and the fights he's been in and the one thing he always had was immense courage, determination and getting up off the floor. "You think of the Breidis Prescott fight, the Canelo (Alvarez) fight, the Danny Garcia fight - there's no quit in him. "I just think he took the intelligent option and got out because he was down. "If he'd gone on and been humiliatingly knocked out and dropped several times and then flattened, then people would have been calling for him to stop. "Now I suppose with Virgil Hunter's decision, he's got the chance of resurrecting the possibility of a fight with Kell Brook somewhere down the line" External link

bbc Sunday, April 21, 2019 10:51:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “It’s a very dangerous thing to do to call somebody a quitter,” External link

worcesternews Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Terence Crawford ) : “He was losing the fight comprehensively and there is no question about it, Terence Crawford was going to close the show, no doubt about that,” External link

worcesternews Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:07:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “It’s a very dangerous thing to do to call somebody a quitter,” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Terence Crawford ) : “He was losing the fight comprehensively and there is no question about it, Terence Crawford was going to close the show, no doubt about that,” External link

oxfordtimes Sunday, April 21, 2019 3:25:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “It’s a very dangerous thing to do to call somebody a quitter,” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, April 21, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Terence Crawford ) : “He was losing the fight comprehensively and there is no question about it, Terence Crawford was going to close the show, no doubt about that,” External link

chesterfirst Sunday, April 21, 2019 2:46:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan wrote ( about Eusebio Pedroza ) : “A sad day for me as my rival and outstanding world featherweight champion Eusebio Pedroza passes away,” “It was a pleasure to share the ring with him” External link

manilametro Monday, March 4, 2019 6:50:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan wrote ( about Eusebio Pedroza ) : "A sad day for me as my rival and outstanding world featherweight champion Eusebio Pedroza passes away. It was a pleasure to share the ring with him," External link

firstpost Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : "Going 12 rounds, and knocking out a teak-tough fighter, in just your fifth professional right is rare," "It's a hell of a statement. I can't get other bantamweights to spar with him, he's that dangerous. This boy really can fight" External link

bbc Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:16:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "This report concludes that the level of hate crimes occurring in Northern Ireland remains stubbornly high, despite the progress that has been made by the criminal justice agencies. " External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:37:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Brad Foster ) : “I’ve heard a lot about Brad,” “And I’m really looking forward to seeing him in action” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:45:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Carl Frampton ) : "It's a bit of a shame. We had some amazing nights together. We haven't talked since that dreaded night when Carl's opponent fell in the shower, so it's a bit of a shame it had to end this way. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:03:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Jimmy Magee ) : "My heartfelt sympathies to the family of the legendary Jimmy. RIP. Amazing commentator and a great man" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, September 21, 2017 11:35:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "My heart felt sympathies to the family of the Legendary JimmyMagee who died today RIP. Amazing commentator & a great man #godbegoodtohim" External link

breakingnews-ie Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:07:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan says : “The doctor was pretty blunt, he said ‘It’s not good’. He ran tests and said ‘I don’t think you’re going to be very happy with this news’, so the old man was very devastated. Nine or ten weeks later…” External link

thejournal Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:21:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "My father, Pat McGuigan, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a rare type of blood cancer, at the age of 52. He underwent surgery in hospital, but sadly died nine weeks later. My family and I were shocked and devastated," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:15:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "we're as responsible as him" External link

bbc Sunday, July 30, 2017 4:23:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "we're as responsible as him" External link

bbc Sunday, July 30, 2017 11:47:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We're all so disappointed. It was a freak accident. "He slipped in the shower, smashed his face, the guy is concussed. He has a deep gash on his chin, his nose, lost two of his teeth" External link

bbc Saturday, July 29, 2017 1:16:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Al Haymon ) : "I had a discussion with Al. They have given us their word - there is going to be a third fight," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, January 30, 2017 12:42:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I don't think Santa Cruz can do anything different," External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 27, 2017 8:03:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I am looking forward to a terrific event in Las Vegas," "The first fight between Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz was sensational and I truly believe that the rematch will be even better. I'm convinced that Carl will win the rematch more convincingly and beating someone like Leo Santa Cruz a second time will define Carl as a true great of Irish boxing" External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, November 24, 2016 5:39:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We saw a great battle between Carl and Leo in their first fight. The demand for this rematch meant it had to be made again" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, November 7, 2016 6:51:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : “It should happen sooner rather than later because we don’t want a fatality on our hands,” External link

derryjournal Thursday, October 6, 2016 1:59:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "It should happen sooner rather than later because we don't want a fatality on our hands," External link

bbc Thursday, October 6, 2016 2:40:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Mike Towell ) : "My deepest sympathies and prayers to the family of Dundee boxer Mike Towell RIP who passed away during the night. Very sad for all involved" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, October 3, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : “As you launch the Active Inclusion Project, we at Cyclone Promotions wish you all the success, to what sounds like a great project,” External link

derryjournal Saturday, September 10, 2016 12:33:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I genuinely believe this kid will go on to be the greatest Irish fighter there's ever been" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, August 2, 2016 10:09:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "This contest has all the ingredients needed to be fight of the year, as the all-action style of Santa Cruz collides with Frampton's counter-punching and power. " External link

themirror Friday, July 22, 2016 1:32:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We are delighted that at last the tickets are on sale because there has been a great deal of interest in tickets, not just from Northern Ireland but also England as well. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, June 15, 2016 1:06:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He was just so amazing in every way," External link

BangkokPost Saturday, June 4, 2016 6:15:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He was just so amazing in every way," External link

afp-en Saturday, June 4, 2016 4:29:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan told : "It's a real honour to be here, this is the capital of the world, the Irish have a tremendously harmonious relationship with the UK," External link

belfasttelegraph Sunday, March 15, 2015 8:59:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "Carl is still improving as a fighter, we are developing a style with him that makes him so effective in the inside and outside. The top Mexican sparring partners we had in couldn't handle the combination punching at close range," "He can carry that power up to featherweight and I believe he can even win a world title at super-featherweight. We're not getting ahead of ourselves because first I want him to unify the super-bantamweight division but that's the potential I believe he has" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:50:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "I believe he knocks out Quigg and he knocks out Santa Cruz and that he beats Rigo - and those are the fights we want. " External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:50:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "We will sit down and talk with ITV this week," "This is a fight that should be free-to-air, a fight for all the people" External link

belfasttelegraph Tuesday, March 3, 2015 1:50:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "As long as nobody gets greedy the fight can be made. It's the fight we want, it's a huge fight and I believe it is one that be shown on terrestrial television, it doesn't have to be pay per view," "I think the fight can be a 30,000 seater. We could do it indoor at the MEN in Manchester which holds 20,000 or we could go outdoor at Queen's Park Rangers - that rings a bell. Our sponsor CWM sponsors Chelsea so Stamford Bridge is a possibility and we are not ruling out Ravenhill either. But the first thing we need is to get a deal done with Quigg" External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, March 2, 2015 1:12:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Scott Quigg ) : "We want to go and box in England now and we want to go and box in America. We really believe there is a future with ITV and we hope that ITV were excited about this fight and I think we can have the fight with Quigg on ITV as long as he is sensible and not too greedy, that can happen," External link

belfasttelegraph Monday, March 2, 2015 10:40:00 AM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He handles the pressure very well, I would say in that department he is second to none. Before a fight he is very calm, as calm a fighter as I've seen and in that sense I think he's a real one-off," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 26, 2015 6:43:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "I truly believe that Carl can become a household name in the UK and a cross-over star, he has that perfect balance between self-assurance and being grounded. He's a witty guy, he has a good personality and most importantly he can fight. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 26, 2015 6:43:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said : "He handles the pressure very well, I would say in that department he is second to none. Before a fight he is very calm, as calm a fighter as I've seen and in that sense I think he's a real one-off," External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 26, 2015 1:09:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan added : "I truly believe that Carl can become a household name in the UK and a cross-over star, he has that perfect balance between self-assurance and being grounded. He's a witty guy, he has a good personality and most importantly he can fight. " External link

belfasttelegraph Thursday, February 26, 2015 1:09:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
inspector0.26%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
chief inspector0.26%EN12/05/201705/12/2017
fighter0.26%EN10/31/201731/10/2017
manager67.55%EN10/11/201711/10/2017
boxer6.33%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
professional boxer0.53%EN09/05/201705/09/2017
longtime manager0.26%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
champion18.47%EN06/12/201712/06/2017
champion boxer3.17%EN03/06/201706/03/2017
coach2.11%EN11/11/201611/11/2016
former boxer0.79%EN08/21/201621/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Barry McGuiganEN98.36%
Barry McGuiganFR0.94%
BARRY MCGUIGANEN0.70%


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Eugene Murphy said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "Barry McGuigan a truly broken hearted man over the death of his daughter in 2019. RIP.A sad story,i just wish I could ease his pain" External link

irishmirror Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:15:00 AM EAT

Carl Frampton replied ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "It was always difficult to speak to Barry about money issues" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Carl Frampton added ( about Barry McGuigan ) : “It was always difficult to speak to Barry about money issues. Jake McGuigan was the one I was most comfortable speaking to” External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 9, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "It's been a brutal year for us. It has just been very difficult to come to terms with it and we still think she's going to burst through the door. She passed away a year ago following a short period living with breast cancer. It was her second cancer diagnosis - having had lymphoid leukaemia when she was a child. The McGuigan family gathered together to remember her a year on from her death. " External link

independent-ie Friday, July 24, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Mike Nesbitt said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "As a sports reporter, I was there when Barry McGuigan won the featherweight title at Loftus Road in London in 1985. " External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

Ian said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "The McGuigan film is going to go everywhere," External link

yorkpress Friday, March 15, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Eamon Dunphy ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "Barney Eastwood was the real hero of the Barry McGuigan success story" External link

breakingnews-ie Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:48:00 PM EAT

Barry McGuigan said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "My father, Pat McGuigan, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a rare type of blood cancer, at the age of 52. He underwent surgery in hospital, but sadly died nine weeks later. My family and I were shocked and devastated," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:15:00 AM EAT

Carl Frampton said ( about Barry McGuigan ) : "I can confirm that I have parted company with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions. I would like to thank Barry, the McGuigan family and Cyclone Promotions for our time together. " External link

breakingnews-ie Monday, August 21, 2017 9:22:00 PM EAT