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Ormond to fight former European title challenger on Frampton undercard

Former European title challenger Karim El Ouazghari will man the opposite corner when Stephen Ormond returns to the ring in Belfast’s Odyssey Arena on April 4.

Fighting for the first time since his impressive points win over Commonwealth champion Derry Matthews, ‘The Rock’ will put his WBO lightweight European title on the line against the former Spanish champ.

The fight, which will play out on the undercard of Carl Frampton’s WBC World title final eliminator agianst Hugo Cazares, gives the Dubliner a chance to make favourable comparisons to some of the big British lightweight names.

El Ouazghari a recent IBF International title challenger has fought both John Murray and Kevin Mitchell. he brought former EBU European champion Murray the distnace back in 2011 and lasted nine rounds against former World title challenger Mitchell in a title fight late last year.

Watch Murray v Ouazghari below

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