Neil Sinclair

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Neil Sinclair
Real name Neil Sinclair
Nickname(s) Sinky
Rated at Light Middleweight
Nationality Northern Irish
Born (1974-02-23) 23 February 1974 (age 43)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 37
Wins 31
Wins by KO 24
Losses 7
Draws 0
No contests 0
Neil Sinclair
Medal record
Men’s Boxing
1992 World Junior Championships
Representing  Ireland
Bronze medal – third place Montreal 1992 Light Middleweight
Commonwealth Games
Representing  Northern Ireland
Gold medal – first place 1994 Victoria Welterweight

Neil Sinclair a.k.a. Sinky (born 23 February 1974 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a professional boxer.[1] He usually fights at light middleweight or the divisions either side.

Amateur career[edit]

Sinclair boxed for Ireland as an amateur and won a bronze medal at the World Junior Championships at Montreal in 1992 and also won a gold for Northern Ireland at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada.[2][3]

Professional career[edit]

Sinclair turned professional in April 1995, winning his first fight at the Ulster Hall, Belfast, in which he knocked out Marty Duke on a card that included Darren Corbett and the final fight in the career of Damien Denny.

In June 2007, Sinclair announced his retirement[4] although he decided to return to boxing within a couple of months.

In May 2009, Sinclair won the Irish light-middleweight title with a stoppage victory over Henry Coyle at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.


He writes a regular column for, entitled Sinky Says.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Neil Sinclair". Boxrec Fighter Page. Retrieved 13 October 2006. 
  2. ^ Ulster Council medal winners at Commonwealth
  3. ^ "World Junior Championships". IABA. Archived from the original on 5 September 2006. Retrieved 13 October 2006. 
  4. ^ David Kelly. "Battling Neil won't Sinc without trace". Belfast Telegraph. Archived from the original on 1 July 2007. Retrieved 28 June 2007. 

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