BOXING: Sean Turner ready to rumble at Devenish Complex

Heavyweight Sean Turner
Heavyweight Sean Turner

Sean Turner will be looking to rock the Devenish Complex in Belfast on Friday night.

And hard hitting heavyweight Turner will meet Kamil Sokolowski (2-9-2) over eight rounds in what is an action packed bill

And Turner - who is known as ‘Big Sexy’ - believes an Irish title shot in 2017 in on the cards.

“My opponent is durable and tough, and he has take a lot of good heavyweights from England and Ireland the distance.

“If I get the stoppage against him it it make people sit up and take notice. It would be a big statement.

“But I won’t go out all guns blazing. This is eight rounds, and if I go the distance then it will be eight solid rounds in the tank.

“I can’t wait to get in there. It is a big show and I am itching to get back to action.”

And the Dubliner hopes a victory in Belfast will get him a shot at the Irish title

“I want to get your man out of the way and then fight for an Irish title.

“That is my aim and I am determined to get that belt,” he added.

Also on Friday night’s card Alfredo Meli (12-0-1) fights Laszlo Fazekas (30-26-1) over six rounds.

Tyrone McCullagh (5-0) tackles Michael Barnor (14-8-2) while Anto Upton (13-1) faces a six-rounder against Zaurs Sadihovs (4-14).

Vetrean Ian Tims (12-3) is also on the card, while Stephen Ormond (23-3) takes on Norwin Galo (7-7) and Belfast’s Ciaran McVarnock will test himself against (6-0-1) Antonio Horvatic (10-31).

Tickets are available from the boxers on the bill or promoter Mark Ginley.