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‘Cool’ Callum Bradley promises a Feile masterclass

Prospect Callum Bradley [2-0] is promising to deliver a performance worthy of the occasion on August 3.

The 19-year-old has been handed a dream slot on the on next weekend’s  Féile an Phobail event in Belfast and plans to make the most of it. 

The Sacred Heart Omagh graduate is fully aware of the added exposure appearing on a televised stadium card brings and is adamant he will leave his fans and those who have never seen him box before impressed. 

“I’ve been working on loads of things in the gym and I’m ready to show it all on August 3. Fans can expect a masterclass of hitting and not getting hit,” the teen said.

While Bradley is focused and determined to do the business next week he is just genuinely excited to be on such a bill.

“This is a massive event for my career as a fighter.

“It’s great to be on a card with the likes of Mick Conlan, Paddy Barnes and then an international star like Luis Arias, who’s another big name.

“I’m loving fight on these big nights. They’re what I’ve dreamed of since I was a young kid and I can’t wait for this one,” he adds before revealing his fans will be out in force.

“My fan base is already great and I think they’ll be even louder than usual at Féile.”

Bradley has his slot on a Michael Conlan undercard, with the main card screened on BT Sport in association with Frank Warren and on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank.

The event features several title fights, with Paddy Gallagher and Chris Jenkins facing off for the British & Commonwealth welterweight crowns and Padraig McCrory and Steve Collins Jr contest the Celtic super-middleweight strap.

Arias challenges Dublin’s WBO European middleweight king Luke Keeler, local hero Alfredo Meli takes on another undefeated fighter in Araik Marutjan, Sean McComb steps up against Renald Garrido and more.


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Jonny Stapleton

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