Brett McGinty

7-0, 1 KO’s
6′ 0″ / 183cm
Bio: Brett McGintyLight Middleweight22yr old Brett McGinty is a highly touted eight time Irish national champion hailing from St. Johnston, Co. Donegal, Ireland.

Coming from a solid sporting family, McGinty started boxing at age 9 as part of his conditioning regime to get ready to play football, one of three sports he was active in at the time.He eventually settled on boxing and hasn’t looked back since. McGinty set about honing his skills at the Oakleaft ABC Club in Derry, Ireland.

As he made his way through the amateur scene the two times Irish elite finalist won a Commonwealth Youth Silver and a European School Boy Bronze. People started to take notice and McGinty found himself on the radar of a lot of scouts both domestically and internationally, eventually catching the eye of Sheer Sports Management. McGinty held off turning pro until he felt the time was right. When that time came he signed a multi year contract with Sheer Sports to much fanfare and anticipation.

Not wanting to make the move stateside, McGinty, trains in Manchester England, under the tutelage of former two-time world champion, Ricky Hatton MBE.

Hatton is a legend in the boxing world and sees huge potential in McGinty. The two have developed a great relationship and its believed much will come from theirpartnership.


Fun facts

  1. I’m a big football and motorsport fan.
  2. My favourite activity is go kart racing. 3 I only started boxing to get extra fitness for football but I kept going because I really liked it. My dad is a football coach and both my brothers play.
  3. After watching The Last Dance I have taken a lot of interest in Basketball and when the new NBA season begins I’m going to follow the Houston Rockets.
  4. I started studying Quantity surveying in college but stopped to focus on my boxing ambitions.