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WATCH: Jay Byrne’s gutsy effort v Josh Kelly

Jay Byrne [4(1)-2(0)] came up against a very impressive prospect last night, but pushed Josh Kelly all the way in Glasgow.

The Dublin brought the Rio Olympian the full six in what was a refreshingly competitive and entertaining fight

The skilfull Kelly was however just too good technically for the game Byrne who did well and nicked a round in the process.

A second defeat on his record, ‘The Negotiator’s’ stock has risen nonetheless.

Watch Jay Byrne v Josh Kelly in full below:

Video courtesy of Davey Boy Essex

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