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McDonagh Outpoints Singleton At Manchester Arena

By Elliot Foster

Peter McDonagh may well have put himself in position for a big title fight.

The has been whispers that the ‘Connemara Kid’ could fight for the blue European belt.

And after a victory over Shayne Singleton at Manchester Arena, as part of the undercard to Hughie Fury’s challenge for Joseph Parker’s WBO heavyweight world title, it is an even stronger possibility.

Though nothing is at this stage concrete, McDonagh, at 39, has done his credentials no harm whatsoever after a close decision victory over Colne’s Singleton by 96 points to 94.

The pair clashed at the weigh-in on Friday and were forced to be separated by securing and, after the fight, McDonagh magnanimously extended his arm towards the loser, who swiftly pushed it to one side before storming back to the dressing room.

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