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The boxing community rallies behind Caoimhin Agyarko Hynes following disgusting knife attack

The Irish boxing family was rocked yesterday morning with the news that Belfast middleweight Caoimhin Agyarko Hynes was subject to a disgusting knife attack.

The Holy Trinity puncher was slashed outside a McDonald’s in his home city on Sunday night, with the knife coming perilously close to Hynes’s jugular

Hynes would be rushed to hospital and underwent a successful surgery. The 20 year old is said to be in good spirits, and boxing people from around the world have sent Hynes well-wishes as he embarks on his road to recovery

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