Darragh Foley [18(9)-4(0)1] has the chance to re enter the world rankings this Wednesday.
‘Super’ returns in an interesting fight on an interesting card Bankwest Stadium, Parramatta on December 16.
The Australian based Dub takes on undefeated prospect Ty Telford [6(2)-0-1] on the undercard of rising star Tim Tszyu’s first fight since his Jeff Horn win.
On the line when Foley fights the 23-year-old will be IBF, WBA and IBO ranking titles, meaning the Blanch native could go into 2021 back inthe world’s top 15.
It’s a progressive fight for the ever entertaining Foley on a high profile card and it’s one that has the Australian boxing community talking.
Telford is being built by the people behind the son of legend Kosta Tsyzu, Tim. Foley has been drafted in as a test and to bring entertainment to the undercard, but comes ready to win.
The big punching Blanch fighter has let that been known from the off and has attempted to get under the skin of his 23-year-old opponent.
He took things to new levels during the public workout, and seems to have tested the patience of his opponent.
Watch the some grade a winding up below:
Having previously secured a WBA world ranking, Foley took fights outside of Oz, taking on the likes of Chris Jenkins and Akeem Ennis Brown.
He returned to Australia after a no contest and a defeat before sampling all Irish action via a fight with fellow entertainer Tyrone McKenna.
After a fourth career defeat the 32-year-old was home defeating Jameson Bacon.
The light welterweight then agreed to fight Rio 2016 Olympic gold medal Fazliddin Gaibnazarov [8(5)-1(0)] in Kazakhstan on March 28.
The pandemic saw the fight with the Uzbek fighter fall through, but Foley will fight in Australia this year.
Now he is back under the Down Under spotlight in a highly anticipated clash against the seemingly rattled Telford.