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RESULTS: The Liffey Crane Hire Irish Boxer of the Month – APRIL

After a big week of voting, it’s time for the results of the Liffey Crane Hire Irish Boxer of the Month award.

April was a quiet month on the home front for Irish boxing but there were plenty of our fighters in action overseas.

A huge amount of votes came in throughout the week and, without further ado, the award goes to…

Lee Reeves

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The Limerick welteweight underlined his star quality with a headline knockout win in Toronto.

In just his fourth professional fight, Reeves topped a Lee Baxter Promotions bill in Canada and needed just seconds to dispose of Argentine veteran Guillermo Ariel Lettieri.

The popular 24-year-old attracted a big crowd to the Danforth Music Hall and looks to be building real momentum as one of Ireland’s top prospects.

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Coming in second was Monaghan light welterweight Larry Fryers who won a brawl on the big Terence Crawford v Amir Khan undercard at Madison Square Garden while Derry middleweight Connor Coyle finished third following his headline performance in Las Vegas.

Previous Winners
June – Joe Ward
July – Kane Tucker
August .– Michaela Walsh
September – Niall Kennedy
October – Katie Taylor
November – James McGivern
Winter – Kevin Sheehy
February – Kieran Molloy
March – Craig O’Brien
April – Luke Keeler
May – James Tennyson
June – Jono Carroll
July – Graham McCormack
Autumn – TJ Doheny
October – Ellie Mai Gartland
November – Kurt Walker
Winter – Pierce O’Leary
February – Christina Desmond
March – Eric Donovan


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Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie