Mayo’s Ray Moylette faces Larry Fryers in an intriguing America-hosted all-Irish clash this Friday.
The Islandeady boxer and the New York-based Clones fighter are scheduled to battle it out on a Murphys Boxing show at the Encore Casino in Boston Harbour(July 12th).
The clash will take place over eight rounds
For ‘Sugar Ray’ it’s the first time he will be seen in a ring since his sensational but ultimately disappointing outing, in terms of the result in his TV-broadcast- Castlebar homecoming.
The 29-year-old former amateur standout saw his stock rise in defeat, live on TG4 as he got up of the floor twice in a round in front of a vocal and sizable TF Royal Theatre crowd.
However, having lost to Mexican Christian Uruzquieta for the WBC International Silver title on that December night he will be more than eager to secure victory in America on Friday.
Yet, the Paschal Collins-trained fighter hasn’t been handed an easy return, stepping up in weight and straight into a domestic.
In Fryers he faces another keen-to-progress Irish fighter. Like his opponent, the 28-year-old Ulsterman knows what it’s like to suffer defeat on a breakthrough night. The Monaghan fighter was stopped by Russian dangerman Nikolay Buzolin on a big Matchroom card in Brooklyn.
‘Lethal Larry’ has been preparing for this bout with plenty of sparring with former light welter world champion Chris Algieri and will be confident his size and activity will be crucial advantages over former World Youth and European Elite champion Moylette.