The Dubliner may not have had any formal connection with MTK but he was advising Tyson Fury and many other MTK boxers. He was even advising Vaughan, as she later confirmed.
Daniel Kinahan and the company he founded were joined at the hip, if not on the dotted line.
When he moved to Dubai, MTK Global followed – setting up its headquarters there in 2018. Its stock was rising in world boxing. More and more fighters were joining up. Talent like Belfast’s Carl Frampton.
In hushed and sometimes almost furtive conversations, managers and trainers across Britain and Ireland have complained bitterly to us about MTK’s increasing power in the game. Some had lost fighters to MTK. But only one was prepared to speak publicly.
Barry McGuigan once strode across the boxing world as one of the most popular and talented fighters on the planet. When he retired, he became a boxing manager.
He has now lost five boxers to MTK’s pulling power.
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