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Quigley gets ready to do battle with the ‘Hitman’

Jason Quigley after defeating Joshua Snyder.

Jason Quigley after defeating Joshua Snyder.

BOXING

BY HARRY WALSH

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JASON Quigley is back in the ring tomorrow night, Saturday, when he squares up to Tom ‘Hitman’ Howard.

The Ballybofey man has an unblemished record of six wins from his six professional bouts to date and all of Howard Reece, Fernando Najera, Greg McCoy, Lanny Dardar, Tolutomi Agunbiade and Joshua Snyder have been beaten inside the distance.

The 24-year-old middleweight is aiming for another quick-fire performance against a man who is a year younger at 23 and who’s had 11 fights in the paid ranks, winning 8 and losing three.

The man from Trenton, Michigan, has lost both his two fights this year – on points to Eric Bossler and Todd Manuel – having also lost his second professional fight against Donald Ward.

The Quigley Howard fight, scheduled for six rounds, will feature on the undercard of the NABF super-lightweight title bout between Mauricio Herrera and Henry Lundy at the LA Memorial Sports Arena.

Quigley’s last bout saw him defeat Joshua Snyder at the Fantasy Springs Resort in Indio when he floored the American 44 seconds into the second round.

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