John Joe Nevin is certainly making up for lost time.
The London 2012 silver medal winner fights for the second this month on Thursday night.
One of Ireland’s greatest amateurs is eager to make an impact on the pro scene and will be looking to push his slate to 7-0 in Indiana.
Nevin, who had almost a year out with a career threatening leg break, will trade leather with Greg Coverson Jr over six rounds in the Horseshoe Casino.
The Mullingar Shuffler will be confident of victory against the 3-14-3 puncher and will be hopeful he is closing in on bigger test.