Midlands Boxer Fights In Olympic Qualifying Bouts Behind Closed Doors

He's one of five Irish fighters in action today.

Today's Olympic boxing qualifying bouts in Hackney in London will take place behind closed doors.

There are five Irish fighters in action today, including Laois' Michael Nevin taking on Dutch boxer Pas der Van at middleweight in the last-32.

Welterweight Aidan Walsh has Spanish opposition, while European Games silver medalist Brendan Irvine fights Istavan Szaka (PRON: ZHAKA) for a place in the men's flyweight quarter-finals.

Lisburn's Kurt Walker faces German Hamsat Shadolov at featherweight in the last-16, with women’s flyweight Carly McNaul up against Britain’s Charley Davison.

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