Neale Richmond: Time to tell the real story behind Daniel Kinahan’s meteoric rise

The ongoing whitewashing of Daniel Kinahan, the man behind the big Fury-Joshua fight, is a disgrace to the sport of boxing

Daniel Kinahan, who was described in a Criminal Assets Bureau affidavit in the High Court as running the day-to-day operations of an international crime gang, has been cited as the man who made the fight happen

I’m a fight fan, and always have been. My earliest boxing memories are of Barry McGuigan, and my late granny saving up milk bottle tops to get us Champion Milk t-shirts with his image on them.

After that, it was Michael Carruth and Wayne McCullough in the Barcelona Olympics, followed by McCullough’s professional triumphs as well as the successes of Stephen Collins, Bernard Dunne, my now Fine Gael colleague Kenneth Egan and, of course, the ...