TJ Doheny will make the sixth defence of his PABA super bantamweight title in Boston on March 19.
The Portlaoise BC graduate starts the next chapter of his career on a card that includes Stephen Ormond, Niall Kennedy, Steve Collins Jr and Micheal McLaughlin with a major part of the story so far on the line.
Winning the continental strap has helped the 29 year old secure a WBA #6 ranking, and he now is keen to get his name mentioned among the elite in a division that includes Carl Frampton, Scott Quigg, Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux.
A move Stateside for a fighter who has moved up the ranks Down Under will give him a platform to that and he will be keen to impress on his Murphy’s Boxing and American debut.
Gerardo Marín Hernández Recio provides the opposition on a card that includes Stephen Ormond, Steve Collins Jr, Niall Kennedy and Micheal McLaughlin.
Hernández comes in with record of 13-3-1, Doheny has faced better opposition of late, but eight of the Mexican’s 13 wins have come by way of knockout suggesting that he does pose a threat.