Dublin fighter makes move to pro ranks

The pro talent pool continues to expand with yet another new addition to the scene.

The latest fighter to ditch the vest and change codes is Dublin featherweight Kieran Kenny.

The 22 year old former Monkstown amateur has linked up with Boxing Ireland Promotions where he joins the likes of Eric Donovan, Sean Creagh, and Aiden Metcalfe.

Kenny enters the pros following a two year break from the sport. Before this he was a talented underage fighter, winning Dublin titles and competing at the top level nationally.

He would make his return to the ring in November, fighting on the inaugural Semi-Pro Boxing Ireland (SPBI) card, where he lost to fellow new pro Dylan McDonagh. Kenny would then see a fight on the second SPBI card fall through.

Kenny is said to be a skillful all-rounder who is capable of switch-hitting.

Following his first pro camp, Kenny will debut after the Summer.

Photo Credit: Ricardo Guglielminotti – The Fighting Irish (@ThefIrish)

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