Boxing: John O’Donnell to defend English title against Tamuka Mucha
PUBLISHED: 16:00 08 January 2018
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Shepherds Bush welterweight John O’Donnell will defend his English title against Tamuka Mucha of Reading at Indigo at The O2 on February 16.
The fight, which will take place on a Goodwin Promotions card, will hopefully go ahead after previous efforts to stage it were postponed.
O’Donnell, who turned professional in 2003, is a former Commonwealth champion with a record of 32 wins from 34 bouts.
Between 2013 and 2015, the 32-year-old took a break from the sport, but since returning, O’Donnell has racked up four straight victories.
The Galway-born boxer fought for Dale Youth as an amateur before beginning his pro career.
In Mucha, O’Donnell will face a rival who has a fine pro record of just one loss in 17 fights which came in his last bout in May 2017.
O’Donnell will hope he can add a second loss to Mucha’s record when the fighters finally meet in the ring next month.