Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury granted WBC extension for rematch deal

first_imgDeontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have been granted additional time by the WBC to agree on a deal for their rematch.Join DAZN and watch more than 100 fight nights a year Many felt Fury had done enough to earn the win despite twice having to get up off the canvas — the second time coming in an incredible 12th round at Staples Center.Speaking in January, Fury’s promoter Frank Warren stated he expected the fight to take place on either April 27 or in May.Wilder’s co-manager Shelly Finkel told ESPN: “We’re in strong negotiations and hopefully we will get things done. I don’t think we are going to need a purse bid.” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman confirmed via Twitter the purse bid, scheduled for Tuesday, had been delayed following requests from both [email protected] has extended the free negotiation period for @BronzeBomber vs @Tyson_Fury as both parties requested time to finalize deal.— Mauricio Sulaiman (@wbcmoro) February 4, 2019″We have extended [for] one week the free negotiations, per their request,” Sulaiman told ESPN.Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight belt after a contentious draw against Fury on Dec. 1 in Los Angeles.last_img read more

Donegal hotel earns place among the finest in Ireland

first_imgCastle Grove Country House Hotel has been announced as one of the newest additions to the Blue Book collection for 2018. Ireland’s Blue Book is a romantic collection of the finest Irish country house hotels, historic manor houses, castles and restaurants.Just three venues in Donegal are part of the association, while Castle Grove, located outside Letterkenny, is the latest of the beautiful and unique properties to join. Eimear Thomas of Castle Grove said this is a special day for the family, particularly her mother Mary T Sweeney: “As a beacon of excellence, we have always aspired to be included in the Blue Book of Ireland, and we are delighted to have been accepted to the membership today.“Castle Grove being part of the prestigious Blue Book has been long term ambition of Mary T.  She is delighted with this achievement and considers it a pinnacle of success of her career,” Eimear said.The Sweeney FamilyThe Blue Book describes Castle Grove as ‘a breath-taking country house hotel offering the best of Irish hospitality as well as being rich in history.’The directory shares intriguing elements of the building’s story and history up to the modern day: “The current house was built in 1695 by the Grove family after the original house was burned down during the siege of 1690. Castle Grove has marked its place in the history books as hosts of the introduction of Irish historical political leader Daniel O’Connell, which led to him becoming MP.“In 1989 The Sweeney family transformed Castle Grove into the luxury 4-star country-house hotel it is today, while being careful to maintain the character of the original house and grounds.“It is the ideal location to explore the lush countryside and stunning scenery that Donegal has to offer, and is an ideal starting point for exploring the Wild Atlantic Way.“Guests who prefer not to journey too far from the house will find plenty to do – exploring the expansive grounds and gardens, or dining on sumptuous food in the award-winning restaurant.”Castle Grove dining roomCastle Grove will soon join the select 52 establishments of the Blue Book. Other Donegal venues in the collection include Rathmullan House and Coolmore Manor House in Rossnowlagh. Donegal hotel earns place among the finest in Ireland was last modified: November 7th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Blue Bookcastle grove country house hotelhospitalitylast_img read more