Paul Hyland Jnr had a tough debut opponent to contend with in the form of Zoltan Horvath on May 10 but the quality lightweight passed his test with flying colours. Not only did Hyland dominate his veteran foe but at times it looked like he might stop the tough Hungarian. That would’ve been quite a feat given that Horvath has only been halted once in 26 contests and that was via a cut.
Belfast banger Dee Walsh has discovered a new enthusiasm for boxing. Any doubts over his commitment to the sport, following a lengthy layoff, were dispelled in double-quick time as the 24-year-old bombed out fellow unbeaten Krisztian Duka in the Devenish on May 10. Dee has signed up with Mark Dunlop and believes that he is now on the road to fulfilling his vast potential.
Alfredo Meli has done everything asked of him so far as a professional prizefighter. Six wins out of six, two knockouts and a growing fan base all prove that the Immaculata star is ticking each box as he moves forward.
Fresh from his fourth professional victory Belfast lightweight James Fryers lifted the lid on a possible fight with Olympic star Luke Campbell. Fryers was mooted to be fighting the Hull boxer but it never came to fruition. Speaking to members of the press shortly after a four-round points win over Alec Bazza, Fryers lifted the lid on his side of the story.
Poleglass boxer James Tennyson won his 10th professional contest on Saturday, May 10 at the Devenish venue. The reigning Irish super-featherweight champion outlasted tough Englishman Ian Bailey 80-72 on referee Hugh Russell’s scorecard.
MHD Promotions return to the Devenish Complex on May 10 when head honcho Mark Dunlop runs his ‘Road to Glory’ card. There have been plenty of names coming on and off the running order but they have finally settled on an eight-fight bill.
On Saturday, March 8 super-featherweight prospect Daniel ‘Insane’ McShane enjoyed a welcome run-out in Kecskemet, Hungary. The 20-year-old recorded his eighth professional victory, returning home with a solid points win over Ignac Kassai in a four-rounder.