MONAGHAN NATIVE Christina McMahon is Ireland’s latest world boxing champ.
The pro fighter claimed the Interim WBC World female bantamweight title with a win in Zambia over Zambia’s Catherine Phiri.
The Monaghan native defeated Zambia’s Catherine Phiri in Lusaka to extend her professional record to 7-0 and claim that coveted golden strap. She out-boxed her opponent to earn a close-fought decision victory.
Irish boxer Christina McMahon has become Ireland’s latest world champion by winning the interim WBC Gold bantamweight title.
Twitter was awash with praise for the Irish pugilist on her outstanding achievement.
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