New fight date announced for Con Sheehan

Tipperary heavyweight Con Shehan [1(0)-0] will finally return to the ring next month.

The former amateur star will fight in Toronto on Thursday July 28th at the Danforth Music Hall against a to-be-confirmed opponent.

“I’m looking forward to putting on a great show,” said Sheehan. “I plan to make a big statement on the 28th.”

Baxter is looking forward to showcasing Con on his card and believes he’s got a bright future.

“Con is very highly regarded and had a great amateur background. He’s on the right path in the pros and fans in Canada will love him. It’s a pleasure to work with Con, Adam Harris & Nowhere2Hyde Management for this fight. We’re looking forward to the first of many great performances from Con.”

The bout takes place as part of Lee Baxter Promotions’ “The Next Generation.” Tickets priced at $45, $55 and $65 are available now by calling 416-797-3375. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the opening bell is scheduled for 7:30.

Joe O'Neill

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