Katie Taylor won’t be the only unbeaten Irish fighter to trade leather at the Barclays Center, New York on July 29.
‘The Irish Canelo’ Noel Murphy will also appear on the undercard of the massive showdown between four-division world champion Adrien Broner and unbeaten three-division world champion Mikey Garcia.
The Cork welterweight will fight for the eleventh time as a pro on the Premier Boxing Champions promoted Showtime broadcast card.
The Cork prospect will compete in an eight round contest and adds further Irish flavour to what promises to be a very entertaining card.
The card will also feature unbeaten Jermall Charlo facing former Matthew Macklin foe Jorge Sebastian Heiland plus highlights of the heavyweight matchup between former title challenger Gerald Washington and unbeaten Jarrell Miller.
Additional action will see Australian contender Billy Dib (42-4, 24 KOs) in an eight-round lightweight fight and unbeaten prospect Alejandro Guerrero (3-0, 2 KOs) in a four-round lightweight match.
Rounding out the night will be a trio of unbeaten local prospects as the Bronx’s George Arias (7-0, 3 KOs) steps into the ring for a six-round heavyweight bout, plus Staten Island’s Kenny Robles (2-0, 1 KO) competing in a four-round welterweight attraction and Brooklyn’s Richardson Hitchins (2-0, 1 KO) in a four-round junior welterweight matchup.