From the desk of Kronk Press Officer Damian McCann: “Andy Lee from Limerick, Ireland wakes up this morning [written on Sunday] as the new WBO world middleweight champion following an impressive sixth round stoppage win over Matt Korobov last night in Las Vegas, USA. Lee started the fight by keeping matters at long range and was patience using his jab and picking his punches.
Ryan Burnett is back on the boxing beat following a resounding one-round stoppage of Valentin Marinov in the Devenish Complex. Ryan was pleased to be punching again after a frustrating one-year spell away from the ring.
Limerick light-middleweight Andy Lee is busy preparing for his December 13 date with unbeaten Matt Korobov but it’s the 30-year-old’s exploits in his most recent outing that have seen Andy become somewhat of an online sensation. According to internet trend-catcher Buzzsumo.com Lee’s stunning fifth-round knockout of John Jackson has pulled in well over 400,000 shares, with the majority coming courtesy of the Google Plus social media network.
Ryan Burnett has been added to Mark Dunlop’s ‘Back to the Future’ card on Saturday, November 22 in the Devenish Complex, Finaghy Road North. This latest MHD Promotions card sees the cream of Belfast’s young crop of talent enjoying another run-out as they chase title opportunities. In the headline attraction Dee Walsh takes on Terry Maughan for the vacant Irish light-middleweight title and Olympic Youth gold medallist Burnett has bagged a spot on the undercard.