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Busy Ryan O’Rourke to follow Spanish win with Polish date

Ryan O’Rourke [4(0)-0] isn’t one for down time.

The 21-year-old fought three times in three months before the pandemic forced boxing into a standstill.

It appears he is keeping that keep busy approach for the remainder of the year and will make it two fights in the space of four weeks next month.

The St Michael’s Inchicore graduate managed to get return to the ring in Spain last Friday.

The Star Boxing prospect out pointed Sonni Martinez in his first six round contest in Valencia on a show that also played host to fights for Victor Rabei and Dylan Moran.

O’Rourke fights again as early as October 10 when he travels to Poland to trade leather.

The ‘Silent Assassin’ takes on a yet to be confirmed opponent on the same card fellow Steven O’Rourke trained fighter’s Tony Browne and Teirnan Bradley. Vladimir Belujsky and Allan Phelan also appear.

The fight represents O’Rourke’s fifth in his debut year.

Jonny Stapleton

Irish-boxing.com contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sports for a living for over 20 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: editoririshboxing@gmail.com