“It’s a promoter’s dream” – Ray Moylette calls out Lethal Larry Fryers

Ray Moylette [11(4)-1(0)] wants to make American fireworks with Larry Fryers[11[4)2(1)] and has called out the fighter he agreed to fight in July.

The Mayo man believes the fight is a promoters dream and will attract a crowd and entertain simultaneously.

As a result he has called for it to be remade and is hopeful the pair can reschedule before the year is done.

“The fight makes a lot of sense,” Moylette told Irish-Boxing.com.

“He is an Irish lad based out of New York and I’m an Irish lad based out of Boston. Two entertaining fighters who have lots of support. What’s not to like about this fight. This fight is a promoter’s dream. I have no doubt it will bring the best of both of us and has all the credentials required for a successful show. An electric atmosphere outside the ropes and fireworks inside the ropes.”

A Mayo-Monaghan melee was agreed for Boston in July, but paperwork issues prevented ‘Sugar Ray’ and Celtic Warriors stablemate Nail O’Connor from competing on the show.

‘Lethal Larry’ went on to register an entertaining win, twice getting up off the floor to eventually stop Bryan Abraham. That victory and the dramatic nature of it helped secure the New York based Clones fighter a slot on Matchroom USA’s Devin Hanny v Zaur Abdullaev card.

Moylette suggests he didn’t want to spoil that occasion for Fryers, so waited until after the frustrating defeat to register a call out.

“I was excited about our fight, the one that was meant to happen in July. But that didn’t go ahead, so I was hoping to get it over the line as soon, as I got all my paperwork sorted. Then I seen he signed for another fight in MSG, so I waited for that to be over before calling him out. I’m very close to getting all my ducks in a row so it will only be a matter of time before I can fight Larry.”

Moylette also revealed he didn’t watch Fryers’ frustrating night with Frerrer live on Sky and DAZN, but once he discovered the result he got in touch to offer what he believes would be another big fight.

“I didn’t watch his fight that weekend, as it didn’t bother me. I woke up the next morning with a message from a friend of mine living in the States saying he got beat in a bad fight. I wanted to offer my consolations and offered him opportunity to get back into another big fight.”

Considering the win over Moylette’s replacement in July all but persuaded Matchroom to give Fryers a TV breakthrough 50/50 clash suggests, that if the Pascal Collins trained fighter would have fought and beat the Monaghan native he would have had the chance to impress on the massive platform.

However, Moylette argues otherwise.

“I don’t think that would have been me fighting in Madison Square Garden if I beat Larry in July. I think Wesley Ferrer wanted a handy fight for MSG so they picked Fryers. I know if I beat him they wouldn’t have picked me as an opponent. I’m too dangerous.”

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 sport for a living for 19 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: [email protected]