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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