Sheehan through in Baku

September 29, 2011

Roy Sheehan made it two wins out of two for Ireland at the AIBA World Championships and Olympic qualifiers in Baku.

The St Michael’s Athy welterweight came from being 4-3 down at the end of the first to register a 15-10 decision over Carl Hield of the Bahamas.

He produced an excellent second round performance to move ahead 11-8 against the Bahamian southpaw opponent before winning the third and final round 4-3.

Roy will now meet Borna Katalinic of Croatia on Sunday.

European light-welterweight champion, Ray Moylette, will be action tomorrow.

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