A rematch with now WBO lightweight World champion Terry Flanagan is top of Murphy’s boxings wish list for new man Stephen Ormond.
The Boston based Promoters added to their Irish contingent when they added Ormond to a roster that already boasts Cork middleweight Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullvian this week and the have high hopes for the Dublin lightweight.
The Ken Casey fronted Promotional company have good contacts Stateside and are aware the Clondalkin native has a style the American fight fans will appreciate.
However, they are not turning their back on a lively lightweight Irish and British scene.
Indeed a rematch with Terry Flanagan, the fighter Pascal Collins trained was disqualified against in a World title eliminator on Valentines Day, is the first target for the fighter who has Bernard Dunne as his number 1 fan.
“Stephen is the type of fighter that boxing fans love to watch. He keeps coming at you all night long, his fights are always action packed”, said Ken Casey of Murphys Boxing. “He is one of the top Lightweights in the division and was on his way to beating Terry Flanagan. We’ll look to get Ormond that rematch, and if not, we’ll match him with the other top guys in the division. We’re excited about signing such a top talent, he will fit right in with the raucous Murphys Boxing crowd” added Casey.
Flanagan makes the first defence of his title against Diego Magdaleno on undecard of Andy Lee’s WBO middleweight title defence against Billy Joe Saunders.