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WATCH IT AGAIN: Paul Hyland Jr v Stephen Ormond

It’s the fight the entire Irish boxing community is talking about.

Belfast’s Paul Hyland Jr defeated Stephen Ormond at the weekend in Belfast, outpointing the Dubliner over twelve rounds.

However, the decision courted much controversy and many felt that Ormond, after recovering from a third round knockdown, did enough to win the bout.

The judges did not agree though, with scores of 117-110 and 114-113 for Hyland overruling a 115-112 for Ormond.

How did you score the bout?

Watch Paul Hyland Jr v Stephen Ormond again below:


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