WATCH: Joe Ward’s fight v Russia

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Joe Ward was in cruise-control on Friday night at the National Stadium.

The Moate light heavyweight took on Russian Eduard Abdrakhmanov in a test international and never looked troubled.

Still only 22, The World silver medalist competes at the Rio Olympics next month where he will be a big medal hope for Ireland.

Watch the fight in full below:

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

Joe O'Neill

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