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VOTE: The John Duddy Fight of the Year – 2020 Irish-Boxing Awards

Nothing beats a scrap and there have been plenty of wars this year involving Irish boxers.

While we haven’t had many opportunities to jump out of our seat in 2020, boxing still did provide a handful of thrilling moments this year.

Below we recognise our best FOUR fights of the past 12 months.

This award is named after the Derry Destroyer John Duddy who was involved in many wars and Fight of the Years during his career.

Darragh Foley v Ty Telford
Described by Jeff Fenech as the Fight of the Decade, the pair went to war and stole the show on the Tszyu-Morgan stadium undercard.

JP Hale v Colm Murphy
The pair topped the Ulster Senior Finals night in their third meeting as Seniors. As ever, it was a war, with Hale shading it on a split.

Tyrone McKenna v Mohamed Mimoune
While some debated the results, no-one can argue that this Golden Contract semi-final wasn’t a thrilling war.

Katie Taylor v Delfine Persoon 2
The biggest fight of the year for Irish boxing was another war on a Sky Sports PPV only this time we had a more conclusive ending

Cast your vote below! (to ensure fairness, votes restricted to one per IP address)

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You can vote in our earlier polls here:
Breakthrough of the Year
The Eamonn Magee Jr Prospect of the Year
The Paddy Hyland Sr Trainer of the Year
The Wayne McCullough Performance of the Year
Comeback of the Year

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