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Steven Ward handed second fight date

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Belfast light heavyweight Steven Ward [1(0)-0] will fight for the second time as a pro next month.

The Oliver Harrison-trained 26 year old has had a fight date confirmed for Saturday December 3rd on a show in Coventry.

‘The Quiet Man’ debuted earlier this month in his home city in front of a loud crowd. On the bill at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Ward easily outpointed awkward Bulgarian Merdjidin Yuseinov over four rounds (40:36).

A win in ten days time will round out a successful first year as a pro for the 2010 Commonwealth silver medalist, who will be looking to move quickly through the ranks in 2017.

An opponent for Ward will be confirmed in the coming days.

Photo Credit: Ricardo Guglielminotti – The Fighting Irish (@ThefIrish)

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