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20/10/2021

Limerick boxer Lee Reeves records eighth professional win

Limerick boxer Lee Reeves records eighth professional win

Limerick professional boxer Lee Reeves

LIMERICK fighter Lee Reeves recorded his eighth win as a professional when scoring an impressive points success in Sheffield.

Southpaw Reeves recorded a 60-54 points win over MJ Hall on Dennis Hobson’s Fightzone card at the Ponds Forge Arena on Saturday night.

The 25-year-old Lee Baxter-promoted fighter was racking up his third success since his surprising defeat to to Ukranian fighter Artur Davydenko on points, 38-37, in a tight contest in the Eagles Community Arena in Newcastle early last year.

That was Reeves only loss to date as a professional, with six of his wins as a professional coming by way of knock-out.

Reeves is attached to Lee Baxter Promotions in Toronto, Canada.

Southpaw Reeves, who made his professional boxing debut in November 2018 in Canada, when he had a successful first foray into the squared circle. 

The former Corpus Christi welterweight defeated Mexican Benito Aburto with a TKO in the third round.

As an amateur, Reeeves won eight Limerick championships and eight Munster championships and is a two-time Irish underage champion and won the Senior A title at the Haringey Box Cup in London.

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