Burnett Unites Bantamweight Titles in Belfast – Eddie Hearn and his Matchroom Boxing were in Belfast to host Ryan Burnett vs Zhanat Zhakiyanov. The bout was to unify world titles at 118 pounds as Burnett brought the IBF orld bantamweight title to the table while Zhakiyanov held the WBA version of the world title. A hard fought battle went down and in the end Burnett is going home with the two world titles via unanimous decision.
The co-feature bout saw Paul Hyland Jr retain his IBF East/West European title with a hard fought split decision victory over Steve Ormond.
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Saturday, Octobeer 21st, 2017 – SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern IReland
118 LBS 12 RDS: Ryan Burnett def Zhanat Zhakiyanov via UD (119-109,118-110,116-112)
135 LBS 12 RDS: Paul Hyland Jr def Steve Ormond via SD (117-110,114-113,112-115)
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