Victory for Rebecca/no fight for Richard

Women’s world champion Rebecca Dillon beat her Norwegian opponent Camilla Johansen at the Green Isle Hotel in Dublin on Sunday (2 May), watched by a sell-out crowd that included Fianna Fail TD Charlie O’Connor and Sinn Fein TD Sean Crowe. Black Panther’s Rebecca (pictured below) got the verdict of all three judges. The 26-year-old from […]

TV3 interview Ireland AM

Make sure you’re glued to your TV screens on Friday (30 April). TV3 are interviewing a number of our members, including chief instructor Norman Kelly, on the station’s flagship Ireland AM programme in the run-up to Sunday’s annual Black Panther kickboxing show at the Green Isle Hotel (doors open 6pm; first fight 7pm). Norman as […]

Green Isle update

Toby Freeman, Richard Kiely’s opponent at the Green Isle hotel on 2 May, is undefeated as a full-contact fighter. Toby, from the Pegasus Aylesbury Kickboxing Club in Buckinghamshire, came through the ranks as an accomplished and highly decorated junior who won numerous British, European and world titles in light-contact. Meanwhile, Camilla Johansen, Rebecca Dillon’s opponent, […]

Welcome everybody

Hello and welcome to the revamped Black Panther website, the best of its kind for kickboxing in Ireland. We like it, we hope you do, too. Our aim is to keep you bang up-to-date on events and items of interest to you over the coming weeks and months as the site develops and evolves. It […]

Sponsorship update

The Irish Daily Star has kindly agreed to come on board as a sponsor for the bank holiday kickboxing show at the Green Isle Hotel on Sunday, 2 May (doors open 6pm; first fight 7pm). The Black Panther Kickboxing Club would like to thank Paul Cooke, the managing director of The Irish Daily Star, for […]

Annual kickboxing show

AN important date for your diary – be advised that the Black Panther’s annual kickboxing show takes place at the Green Isle Hotel on Sunday, 2 May (doors open 6pm; first fight 7pm). Last year’s inaugural event sold out and the upcoming May bank holiday show is likely to sell-out, too. So if you want […]