Hyland’s to light up Atlantic City on Jan 28

Team Hyland Press Release

While most Irish fighters currently struggle to find a platform to ply their trade within the midst of an Irish pugilistic slump, the same cant be said for Irelands three fighting brothers Patrick, Paulie and Eddie Hyland who are currently putting the final touches to pre-fight preparation ahead of their much anticipated fight night in Atlantic City.

The Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City will play host to the Tallaght trio on the 28th

Patrick and Paulie Hyland with Promoter Snooki

of January where Paulie and Eddie Hyland will play lead supporting roles on a Team Snooki promotion bill headed by their brother and undefeated featherweight Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland.

The current Irish Featherweight and WBF title holder provides the main attraction in what is his first stateside outing since the “The Punisher” relocated across the Atlantic to team up with Team Snooki.


Team Snooki which is headed by Jersey Shore star Nicole Polizzi and her Father Andy Polizzi will showcase Team Hyland to the American public on the “Irish Invasion” event which they believe will be Patrick’s first step towards a world title.

At a press conference last week which received huge attention from the American media the MTV stars father was very clear regarding his intentions for the Hyland brothers when he stated that he “wants to see this thing through to the point that the Hylands win world titles”.

Patrick Hyland who is now trained  by former two time world super featherweight champion Tracy Harris Patterson will face 33-year-old Mexican veteran Emmanuel Lucero (26-8), Paul Hyland will cross swords against 25-year-old Rafael Lora (11-7, 5kos) while the opponent to face the eldest of the brothers Edward has yet to be confirmed.

The news that the event will be streamed live across the internet will surely please Irish boxing aficionado who can access the event live via www.behindthering.com while for those lucky enough to be making the trip tickets are still available at www.ticketmaster.com

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