At times he had to dig deep, but Caoimhin Agyarko ultimately outclassed a marauding bull in Troy Williamson to claim the vacant WBA light-middleweight title by way of a split decision (98-92, 97-93, 94-96).
Sean McComb produced a career-best win and performance as he scored three knockdowns on his was to a unanimous win over Sam Maxwell to retain his WBO European light-welterweight title (100-87, 100-87, 99-88).
Big fights and big occasions are nothing new to Tyrone McKenna. ‘The Mighty’ Celt’ has experienced domestic derbies and has clashed with the best of the 140lb division including current world champion Regis Prograis and Jack Catterall - the man who could and should have got the not against then-undisputed champion Josh Taylor.
ONE of, if not the foremost rules of journalism, it to tell the story and not be it. But book writing is a different environment and Eamon Carr has his struck the balance beautifully in ‘Showbusiness with Blood: A Golden Age of Irish Boxing’.