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McGoldrick outpoints McDonagh in Cardiff

McGoldrick vs McDonagh

Welsh Prospect, Sean McGoldrick, maintained his unbeaten record, moving to 7-0 as he claimed a points victory over Dylan McDonagh at the Ice Arena in Cardiff.

At the end of the eight round contest, the referee, Reece Carter, scored the bout 78-76 in favour of McGoldrick.

In the opening round, both men find success, McDonagh via the left hand, and McGoldrick through his work rate, landing some flush shots.

Round two fails to keep the tempo of the opening round. However, McGoldrick is able to connect with a sweet uppercut, while McDonagh replied with another left hook.

McGoldrick took charge in the third round via a series of combinations, McDonagh attempted to retaliate but is caught with a sweet counter left.

Although it is still a tight affair, McDonagh found more success in the fourth, but still tasted a few counters from McGoldrick.

Moving into the fifth, the fight continued to be closely contested, with McGoldrick working the jab well and McDonagh keen to slow the Welshman.

In round six both men opt to stand and trade, both land with big shots, but McGoldrick gets the better of the exchanges.

In the seventh McGoldrick, spurred on by the home support, pushed forward and got the better of McDonagh, leaving the contest too close to call going into the final round.

In the eighth round, McDonagh looks to fire back, landing a number of clean shots, but McGoldrick soaks it all up.

Sam Johnson
Boxing aficionado. Lifelong Liverpool fan. Loveable rogue.

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