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Heavy hitter: Andy Lee confirmed as new member of the Off The Ball team

The 33-year-old has been a long-time contributor.

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FORMER WBO MIDDLEWEIGHT champion Andy Lee has been signed up by Off The Ball.

The 33-year-old has been a longtime contributor to the show but this move seems to signal a more official and consistent role for Lee as Irish boxing continues to experience a purple patch.

Lee won the vacant WBO title with a win over Matt Korobov in Las Vegas three years ago before surrendering it to Billy Joe Sanders in December 2015.

His last appearance in the ring came in March of this year when he racked up an eight-round unanimous points victory over Alabama’s KeAndrae Leatherwood at Madison Square Garden.

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