Irvine in European Games Final

June 24, 2015

Team Ireland’s Brendan Irvine has beaten Ukraine’s Dmytro Zamotayev to book a spot against Russia’s Bator Sagaluev in the Baku 2015 light flyweight final.

Belfast’s Irvine lost the opening round against Zamotayev, but fought back to secure the win and a place in Thursday’s final on a unanimous 3-0 decision.

The first round went the way of the Ukraine fighter but Irvine fought back well to sway the opening round on 2-1 decision.

Irvine produced a strong second round and landed an uppercut and several lefts to win it 3-0.

In the final round, once more Irvine came forward and dominated the ring, landing a succession of right-lefts and uppercuts, to secure the victory 3-0 in the round, and 3-0 overall, to book his spot in the decider.

Congratulations Brendan!


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