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Barry McGuigan boxer

Barry McGuigan image
Status inactive
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1981-05-10
Born 1961-02-28
Nationality Ireland
Residence Clones, Ireland
bouts
35
won
32
lost
3
draw
0
bouts
35
won
32
lost
3
draw
0
Status inactive
Division featherweight
Height 5′ 6″/168cm
Reach 70″/178cm
Debut 1981-05-10
Born 1961-02-28
Nationality Ireland
Residence Clones, Ireland

Finbar Patrick 'Barry' McGuigan MBE (born 28 February 1961) is an Irish retired professional boxer and current boxing promoter. Born in Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland, McGuigan was nicknamed The Clones Cyclone and became the WBA and lineal featherweight world champion. He was very popular with Irish and British audiences, representing neutrality and peace in a time when Ireland, where he lived, was affected by The Troubles. In 2005 he was inducted into the international boxing hall of fame.

Finbar Patrick 'Barry' McGuigan MBE (born 28 February 1961) is an Irish retired professional boxer and current boxing promoter. Born in Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland, McGuigan was nicknamed The Clones Cyclone and became the WBA and lineal featherweight world champion. He was very popular with Irish and British audiences, representing neutrality and peace in a time when Ireland, where he lived, was affected by The Troubles. In 2005 he was inducted into the international boxing hall of fame.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 31, 1989 Jim McDonnell WWWWLW G-Mex Centre, Manchester LOSS
Technical knockout
Dec. 1, 1988 Julio Cesar Miranda WWWWWW Picketts Lock Stadium, Edmonton WIN
Technical knockout
June 25, 1988 Francisco Tomas da Cruz WWLWWW Kenilworth Road (Luton Town FC), Luton WIN
Technical knockout
April 20, 1988 Nicky Perez WWWWWL Alexandra Pavilion, Muswell Hill WIN
Technical knockout
June 23, 1986 Steve Cruz WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Association World Featherweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 15, 1986 Danilo Cabrera WWWWWW The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin World Boxing Association World Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 28, 1985 Bernard Taylor WWWWWW Kings Hall, Belfast World Boxing Association World Featherweight

WIN
Corner retirement
June 8, 1985 Eusebio Pedroza DWWWWW Loftus Road Stadium, Shepherd's Bush World Boxing Association World Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 26, 1985 Farid Gallouze LLWWWL Wembley Arena, Wembley EBU European Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 23, 1985 Juan Laporte WWWLLW Kings Hall, Belfast WIN
Points
Dec. 19, 1984 Clyde Ruan WLWWWW Ulster Hall, Belfast BBBofC British Featherweight

EBU European Featherweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 13, 1984 Felipe Orozco WWWWWL Kings Hall, Belfast WIN
KO
June 30, 1984 Paul DeVorce WWWWLW Kings Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
June 5, 1984 Esteban Eguia WWLWDL Royal Albert Hall, Kensington EBU European Featherweight

WIN
KO
April 4, 1984 Jose Caba WWWWWL Kings Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 25, 1984 Charm Chiteule WLWLWW Kings Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1983 Valerio Nati LDWDDL Kings Hall, Belfast vacant EBU European Featherweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 5, 1983 Ruben Dario Herasme LLLLLW Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
KO
July 9, 1983 Lavon McGowan WDLWWL DiVinci Manor, Chicago WIN
KO
May 22, 1983 Samuel Meck LDLLLL Navan Exhibition Centre, Navan WIN
Technical knockout
April 12, 1983 Vernon Penprase LWLLWL Ulster Hall, Belfast vacant BBBofC British Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 9, 1982 Paul Huggins WDWWWW Ulster Hall, Belfast Final Eliminator for BBBofC British Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 5, 1982 Jimmy Duncan WWWWLW Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Corner retirement
June 14, 1982 Young Ali L World Sporting Club, Mayfair WIN
KO
April 22, 1982 Gary Lucas LWLLWL Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen WIN
KO
March 23, 1982 Angelo Licata WWWWWL Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Corner retirement
Feb. 23, 1982 Angel Oliver WLLWDL Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 8, 1982 Ian Murray LDLLLL World Sporting Club, Mayfair WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 27, 1982 Luis de la Sagra DWLWLW Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Points
Dec. 8, 1981 Peter Eubank LWWWLW Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 26, 1981 Terry Pizzaro LDLLLL Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 22, 1981 Jean-Marc Renard WWWWWW Ulster Hall, Belfast WIN
Points
Aug. 3, 1981 Peter Eubank LLWWWL Corn Exchange, Brighton LOSS
Points
June 20, 1981 Gary Lucas LLLWLW Empire Pool, Wembley WIN
Technical knockout
May 10, 1981 Selvin Bell LLLWLL Dalymount Park, Dublin WIN
Technical knockout