It is finally fight week and Dean Byrne is eager to get in the ring and announce himself as a genuine contender on the world welterweight scene.
The fight itself will be contested for the WBA Intercontinental title, and the 29-year-old Crumlin man will collide with unbeaten Russian prospect, Roman Belaev in Monte Carlo on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin vs Osumanu Adama. Continue reading
On February 1, in the prestigious La Salles des Etoiles at the sporting Monte Carlo, Dean ‘Irish Lightning’ Byrne comes up against unbeaten Russian, Roman ‘The Lion’ Belaev. The pair will battle it out for the vacant WBA Inter-Continental welterweight title.
Headlining this special event is Kazakhstan’s rising-star, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (28-0-0, 25 KO’s). He will be making the tenth defence of his WBA World middleweight title against Ghanian, Osumanu Adama (22-3-0, 16 KO’s). Continue reading
Brook meets Carson Jones in a rematch on Saturday, June 29 – and Byrne is back in the ring six days later looking to build on a career-best performance.
He came in at just three days’ notice to box world rated Jones last December – and came desperately close to upsetting the hard-as-nails American. Continue reading