Daniel Kinahan : The biggest names in boxing are affected by a man who is accused of being the head of a dangerous criminal band in Ireland.
This week, United States officials attended a press conference held in Dublin, Ireland, and announced an offer of $15 million in exchange for information about Daniel Kinahan or his family. It was reported that the Treasury Department stated the group is comprised of key people from”Kinahan Organized Crime. “Kinahan Organized Crime Group.”
In a statement, the Irish Police commissioner said if there’s anyone who works with Kinahan or anyone else sanctioned that “you have to deal with criminals who are involved in the trade of drugs,” per ESPN. “And in fact as we’ve seen this tragically in Ireland as well as in Spain bloody feuds which can be brutal even murder.”
He encouraged those who have business relationships with him to consider it particularly if they run an established business.
MTK Global, one of the most prestigious boxing clubs in the world which was established by Kinahan and is associated together with WBC heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, among others on Wednesday, announced that it will be stopping operations.
Fury is being questioned in the press about his former relationships with Kinahan. The questioning is coming just prior to his title fight and possible retirement fight with Dillian Whyte on the 23rd of April. Fury expressed his gratitude to Kinahan a while back when a fight with Anthony Joshua was agreed in the spirit of.
The Top Rank’s Bob Arum, who was an attorney prior to his move into boxing said at one time that he wouldn’t work with Kinahan should he be adversely affected by Kinahan or any other way.
Arum has since severed all ties to anything that is related to Kinahan. Arum said to ESPN, “I’m a law-abiding American citizen, and I will respect those rules and not have a business or other relationships with himin any way. That’s it. There’s nothing to argue about here.
“The U.S. government doesn’t claim to have a claim such as this without evidence to support it. Therefore, the case is closed. You can’t accept this U.S. position and treat it as if it were a joke. It’s extremely significant for U.S. to say what they’ve stated.”
Arum said to Boxing Scene Arum told Boxing Scene that he is considering whether or not he will work in conjunction with Probellum as well as MTK Global. MTK Global is a company Kinahan established.
Probellum said it was not working directly with Kinahan.
“Probellum is taking the sanctions imposed by the US Treasury extremely seriously , and the company and its employees will fully comply to the sanctions,” Probellum released in an announcement. “We have hired counsel from America to assist us in US for the purpose of ensuring that we are in full compliance with all laws, regulations and regulations pertaining to this subject, which includes not working with anyone or company put under US sanctions. That includes Daniel Kinahan, and we are able to confirm that we do not be in any kind of business or contact with him in any way.
Who is Daniel Kinahan?
Kinahan was the founder of MTK Global in 2012. He is said to have been a consultant to Carl Frampton, Liam Smith, Michael Conlan (who has since separated from his own company with MTK) as well as Tyson as well as Hughie Fury.
Kinahan is said to have made deals with boxing promoters as well as fighters that amount to millions of dollars. Kinahan was among the key players in bringing MTK Global to Dubai. Kinahan recently organized shows for Kazakhstan and also signed a contract to partner with Bahrain’s KHK. The deal was only for a brief period after news broke of Kinahan’s possible involvement in criminal organizations. In the year 2017, Kinahan reportedly stepped down from his post at MTK Global. In the past, Bob Yalen, the MTK Global’s CEO MTK Global, resigned from his post, and on the following day, MTK Global said it will stop operations at the end of March.
The Dublin High Court has named Kinahan an important figure in the world of the world of organized crime. This involves involvement in international drug trafficking operations as well as firearm-related crimes. In 2016 it was reported that there had been a shootout incident at the Regency Hotel in Dublin before the start of a fight in which the host was MTK Global. The shooting was thought to be an attempt to strike Kinahan as per Boxing Scene, as due to the long-running rivalry between Kinahan and Hutch crime families.