Roscommon stylist Darren Cruise looks to push on to bigger things on Saturday night at the Devenish Complex, Belfast as part of Mark Dunlop’s ‘Stand & Deliver’ card.
25-year-old Cruise certainly has received no easy ticket since turning professional in 2010 having faced two Irish champions en route to amassing a respectable 5-3 (1 NC) record. Darren’s stop-start career has been stabilised since joining up with MHD Promotions and he is now ready to hit ‘Cruise control’.
Darren will have his third fight in four months since hooking up with Mark Dunlop who has handed him step-up tests in each fight against good quality journeymen. Saturday night will be no different when he tackles English survivor Iain Jackson over four rounds. Jackson himself will come to Belfast buoyed by a victory over Remel Scott in York Hall last November.
“Cruise knows there are some big fights out there at middleweight and super-middleweight and wants to stay as active as possible until his chance comes along. He is willing to take his chance should the right opportunity arise. This is a quality not many fighters have these days,” stated Mark Dunlop.
The Devenish bill is headlined by James Tennyson and Paul Hyland and includes Ciaran McVarnock, Tyrone McKenna, Alan Donnellan and Michael McKinson.
Tickets for the big show are priced at £40.00 VIP Ringside and£30.00 Unreserved. Tel: 07712473905, grab them from The Devenish Complex or contact the boxers.
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