Irish welterweight prospect, Paddy Donovan says he’s prone to head to the USA for his subsequent outing.
Donovan (8-0, 6 KOs) prolonged his unbeaten document to eight straight victories with a sixth spherical TKO over Miroslav Serban on the undercard of Josh Taylor’s controversial win over Jack Catterall in Glasgow on February 26.
‘The Actual Deal,’ who’s skilled by former middleweight world champion, Andy Lee and guided by Corridor of Fame promoter, Bob Arum revealed post-fight that Arum’s firm High Rank Inc. want to hand him his American debut.
High Rank’s subsequent invoice in New York comes on March 19, with Edgar Berlanga assembly Steve Rolls at Madison Sq. Backyard, though there isn’t any confirmed date as of but for the 23-year-old’s return.
“A few the High Rank guys have simply got here right down to Andy and requested us to get us over to the states, over to New York,” Donovan told proboxing-fans.com.
“So, in all probability that’s going to be my subsequent battle in New York Metropolis and that’s the place I need to unfold my title throughout the pond in America and get the Irish and American followers behind me, to again me and observe my journey.
“I hope I can excite them and placed on nice reveals like tonight and so they can observe me and be a lover of my boxing.”
The gifted southpaw displayed his repertoire of photographs towards Serban, who remained courageous and hard all through, regardless of the continued onslaught, earlier than the battle was halted within the ultimate spherical after the Czech suffered an ear damage.
Donovan, a 13-time nationwide champion within the newbie scene, says he could have his first eight spherical contest subsequent, earlier than difficult for a world youth title and Lee believes his cost will proceed to indicate enhancements as the extent of competitors steps up.
“It couldn’t have labored out any higher,” Lee mentioned.
“With Paddy changing into the swing bout, he obtained to be on the principle card, he obtained to be on reside television, he obtained quite a lot of publicity and he obtained some good rounds in, individuals obtained to see what he’s about a little bit bit.
“In the event that they see him battle somebody who’s truly going to return and have a go, you then’ll see how good he actually is, as a result of Serban didn’t supply something actually, simply seeking to survive and catch Paddy off guard.
“Paddy will likely be stepping as much as eight rounds subsequent. I would like higher opponents for Paddy it’s simply laborious to get them.
“Possibly two eight rounders after which he’ll be a ten spherical fighter.
“By the tip of the 12 months ,he ought to be a ten spherical fighter and titles.
“So by the point he’s 14-0, 15-0, he’ll be in title fights.”
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