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Hyland defeats Archuleta to stretch unbeaten run

Speaking after the fight, the Irish boxer said he was “ready for anybody at 126 pounds”.

Hyland is now unbeaten in 26 professional bouts.
Hyland is now unbeaten in 26 professional bouts.

IRELAND’S PATRICK HYLAND continued his unbeaten run last night, as he defeated Frankie Archuleta at Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York.

The fight was stopped by the referee in the fourth round, after Hyland registered the 12th knockout of his career.

The Irishman was in the ascendancy throughout the fight, also knocking his opponent down in the first and third rounds.

Speaking following his victory, Hyland said:

“It was a good fight but I could have done a little better. He’s a tough guy who hit me with a couple of good shots.  I got him with some good shots in the fourth when it was stopped… I’m ready for anybody at 126 pounds.”

The result means Hyland has still yet to be defeated in 26 professional bouts.

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