Watch #MTKFightNight weigh ins and head to heads

Jay Harris and Paddy Barnes both looked impressive on the scales as they weighed in for their crunch IBF Inter-Continental flyweight title battle on Friday’s sold out #MTKFightNight at the Ulster Hall in Belfast.

The duo headline a stacked card live on in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank, and worldwide on iFL TV, and there was plenty of respect between the two men at their weigh-in.

Unbeaten Harris came in at 7st 13lbs 9oz, while Olympian Barnes was almost identical, weighing 7st 13lbs 8oz.

Elsewhere on the card, rising star Sean McComb looks to take the next step in his career when he takes on Emiliano Dominguez Rodriguez on what promises to be an exciting card. McComb weighed 10st 1lb, with Rodriguez weighing 9st 13lbs 2oz.

Ex-lightweight world champion Terry Flanagan is in action too, going up against hard-hitting Ghanaian champion Michael Ansah in the only non Irish related clash on the card. Flanagan weighed 9st 13lbs, and Ansah weighed 9st 7lbs.

Friday’s include also includes elite Irish debutants Paddy Donovan and Pierce O’Leary, the returning Conrad Cummings, the always-exciting Lewis Crocker, and many more.

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