Hyland wants Turley showdown

August 15 Jonny Stapleton

Paulie Hyland is hoping to secure a bout with the man that frustrated fellow Irish super bantamweight Carl Frampton, Robbie Turley.

The youngest of Tallaght’s talented brotherly trio registered his second win since his November  European title loss in Mayo last Friday.

Now having seen off two weight Welsh  championDai Davies’s challenge, Hyland wants to fight another Welsh Wizard. The 26 year old is hoping for a clash with former Frampton foe, Turley on the BDR Promotions October 22 Dundalk show.

The Jackal defeated Turley by a wide margin in Cardiff earlier this year, but the Welsh man proved an awkward adversary and prevented Frampton from displaying his full array of skills.

And it appears former European title challenger Hyland wants to impress against the Welsh wizard in a bid to put himself back into European pole.

“I am out again on 22 October and ill get more ring rust out of the system then. I don’t want to look past the 22 October, but if a European title fight comes along after that I won’t be taking it with just 10 days notice. Hopefully will get Robbie Turley as an opponent,” the stylist said after registering his win number 20 in Castlebar last weekend.

Having shared a ring with the likes of Turley, Jason Booth, Rendall Munroe, Jamie Arthur and Ireland’s Martin Lindsay Davies was tipped to challenge the Dubliner.

Hyland, however won comfortably, but wasn’t impressed with his display.

The former stand out amateur hinted he still needs to oil some ring rust, was self critical and claims he only really performed in the last stanza.

“I only really felt like myself come the sixth round when I was making him miss and coming back. He was a good tough opponent. He is a strong lad and a featherweight. I moved up for this fight and its good to get another win. He has fought British title level and at international level. He can bang too. I knew my speed would be the defining factor. I mixed it a bit with him early on but I got back to the boxing and won. I trained well for this fight and got good training in, but I made hard work of the win. I thought I could stop him but he proved strong. I wasn’t really happy with the display but I am looking forward.”

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