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Big move for Phil Sutcliffe Jr

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Phil Sutcliffe Jr
[10(7)-1(0)] has joined Macklin’s Gym Marbella.

The 27 year old Crumlin light welterweight has signed a managerial contract with the Puerto Banus-based outfit.

‘Succo’ recently narrowly lost to European #2 Anthony Yigit in a short-notice bout in Germany and has long been thought of as one of the biggest talents in Irish boxing.

The new signing is MGM’s fourth in recent days having already snapped up Stephen Ormond, Ian Tims, and Con Sheehan.

On the move Sutcliffe aid that there are “exciting times ahead for myself and my new team. I believe we are about to accomplish more than we set out for!”

“I’m looking forward to getting started with MGM and let my boxing do the talking”

MGM Management described how “we are extremely happy with the business we have done this week. We believe Phil is one of the best boxers in Ireland and we are delighted he decided to come onboard, the future is bright and together we believe it wont be long before Phil brings home major belts back to Dublin.”

A fight date will be announced for Sutcliffe in the next few days.

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie