We are excited to announce that Inver Park’s first-ever boxing show will take place on Saturday 17th June, in partnership with Larne Golden Gloves.
The event will surround Larne Golden Gloves’ White Collar Boxing event, which takes place annually within the town.
It will see individuals with little to no boxing experience take part in an eight-week training camp which concludes in a three-round fight against a suitably matched opponent. Those wishing to take part in the event are advised to follow Larne Golden Gloves on Facebook, with applications opening in the coming days.
Following a sell-out attendance in 2022, over 1,500 spectators are expected to be descend on Inver Park to watch an evening of fights. It will be the first time a boxing event has been held at a football stadium in Northern Ireland since Carl Frampton defeated Luke Jackson in a professional bout at a sold-out Windsor Park in 2018.
Ticket information and further event details will be announced in due course, and will this year be sold via our online ticketing portal at larnefc.com/tickets. A range of packages will be available ahead of the event, including seating in the Landmark Underwriting Main Stand, VIP seating on the pitch and ringside tables.
Chris Ireland of Larne Golden Gloves commented:
“As soon as the discussions started around hosting our white collar event at Inver Park, everyone at Larne Golden Gloves was excited and keen to make it happen this summer.
“Last year, we had a record crowd which resulted in a sell-out, and we could easily have sold several hundred more tickets due to the high demand. With this year’s event being held at Inver Park, we will have the town’s largest venue in terms of capacity and expect to break our record once again.
“Taking part in the training and fighting on the night is always a great experience and I would encourage anyone considering getting involved to get in touch with our Facebook page for more information.”
General Manager Niall Curneen added:
“Inver Park is much more than a traditional football venue for the people of Larne and we are blessed to be able to share these facilities with a number of local sports clubs on a regular basis.
“This year’s White Collar Boxing event has brought about a new relationship with Larne Golden Gloves and we are really excited to put on a great show for our community in June in partnership with their committee.
“We expect a large crowd to attend the event itself, and our staff are looking forward to welcoming everyone into our facilities for something slightly different this summer!”