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Exciting young talents added to Celtic Clash X

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Two of the emerging and exciting stars of the Irish small hall scene have been added to Celtic Clash 10.

The Boxing Ireland show was this week confirmed for February 1 and boasts Eric Donovan as its headline act.

The popular Kildare man takes on former Spanish champion Cristian Montilla as he bids to kick start a big year with a step up win.

Owen O’Neill, the fighter who via his supporters is a better atmosphere creator than Michael Buffer, was also revealed as a show participant yesterday.

Regular Belfast Boxing Ireland bill topper, Joe Fitzpatrick is another slated to be on the card, but Irish-boxing.com are lead to believe that he is close to agreeing to a fight with Gary Cully on the same night, but on the ‘MTKFightNight at the Ulster Hall.

The latest editions see’s two prospects return to the Devenish early in the new year.

Aaron Gethins and Senan Kelly have both been confirmed on the card.

Sligo’s Gethins will be looking to maintain his unbeaten start. The southpaw has registered three wins to date, two of which played out in Belfast.

The welterweight with plans to bring boxing to Sligo in 2020 faces a yet to be confirmed opponent.

Kelly returns to the venue where he registered an impressive debut win.

The Pete Taylor trained Dubliner caught the eye when he stopped Ilias Liokaftos on Celtic Clash 9 and will be looking to impress again come Febraury.


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