Jason Quigley’s stays targeted for his comeback combat tomorrow evening regardless of a last-minute opponent change.
The Ballybofey man was to tackle Anatoli Hunanyan (8-9-1) within the headline combat on the Nationwide Stadium in his first contest on house soil as a professional boxer.
Nonetheless, it was confirmed within the final hour that he’ll now step into the ring with Hungarian, Gabor Gorbics.
The Donegal Middleweight’s contest towards Hunanyan was to be the headline combat as a part of an Elite Sheer Promotion with fellow Donegal man Brett McGinty additionally on the invoice.
Each males (fundamental pic) had the weigh-in this afternoon and each need to placed on a efficiency in entrance of a promote out house crowd.
Will probably be Quigley’s first time again within the ring since his knockout defeat towards Demetrius Andrade for the WBO title in November 2021.
“It has been an amazing place for me to return and combat by the years as an newbie,” Quigley mentioned.
“It’s very thrilling to return right here and do it as knowledgeable. It’s sensible and I’m actually excited for Saturday. Weighing in right here was an expertise. Being right here as knowledgeable in Eire, in a venue I’ve boxed in lots of instances earlier than, it’s an amazing feeling. This looks like I’ve come house. If ever there was a venue that I really feel I can field in and say that it’s house, it’s right here within the Nationwide Stadium.”
McGinty fights Patrik Fiala and can also be raring to go.
“I’m combat prepared and good to go. The onerous half is finished now and I’m able to rock and roll,” he mentioned.
“This can be a nice invoice to be on and there may be some high expertise on there. It’s headlined by Jason Quigley, a world title challenger so it has every thing you’d need. Will probably be a great evening of boxing for the followers and I’m trying ahead to placing on a great evening for the followers. My opponent is coming with a great report. He’s in fine condition and appears fired up. I’ll be prepared for no matter he brings right here.”
Quigley stays targeted regardless of late opponent change was final modified: March thirty first, 2023 by