Joe Fitzpatrick signs deal with Boxing Ireland Promotions

Joe Fitzpatrick
Joe Fitzpatrick

Commonwealth Games silver medallist Joe Fitzpatrick has joined forces with Boxing Ireland Promotions.

The lightweight was officially unveiled at a press event in Sylvester’s Café in North Belfast this this week.

Fitzpatrick was also confirmed as the headliner of the upcoming ‘Celtic Clash 8’ show which is set for a to-be-announced date and location in Belfast this May.

Turning pro in 2015 under Mark Dunlop but has suffered from inactivity of late – last fighting in October 2017.

Speaking at the press conference Fitzpatrick said: “Hopefully I will be fighting in May and hopefully get out before that.

“It was the best deal I was offered and I have spoken to a few people. I want the Irish title before the end of the year,” he added.