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Foley claims WA light-welterweight title in just third pro fight

DUBLINER Darragh Foley claimed the Western Australia light-welterweight title Down Under on Saturday night.

‘Super’ Foley dethroned champion John Ford retiring his former sparring partner at the end of the second round.

The busier Foley won the first round and more significantly opened up a cut over Ford’s left eye.

Oz based Thai, Ford attempted a response and drew blood from the Irish fighter’s cheek landing a straight right in the second. Just as it looked like the sizeable crowd where going to be treated to an entertaining battle Ford couldn’t come out for the third stanza and Foley claimed a title in just his third pro bout.


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