It will be a good old fashioned Saturday night Irish brawl as former IBO international middleweight champion Gary “Celtic Rebel” O’Sullivan will face Anthony “Fitzey” Fitzgerald in a middleweight bout on Saturday, November 15 from the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. O’Sullivan opened as -150 favorite with the Boxing odds while Fitzgerald was a +120 dog.
Gary “Celtic Rebel” O’Sullivan
The 30 year old Gary O’Sullivan has a career record of 17 wins with one loss and no draws. O’Sullivan is the top ranked middleweight in Ireland and is ranked 81st in the world. Out of his 17 wins a total of 10 have come by knockout. O’Sullivan is coming off a MD win over Jose Medina in the sixth round of a scheduled six round bout that took place on June 5, 2014 at the House of Blues in Boston, MA. Prior to that O’Sullivan suffered a unanimous decision loss to Billy Joe Saunders for the vacant WBO international middleweight title in a 12 round bout that took place on July 20, 2013 at the Wembley Arena in Wembley, London, United Kingdom. O’Sullivan is a past winner of the vacant WBO international middleweight title when he defeated Matthew Hall in a 12 round unanimous decision win on July 14, 2012 at the Carlton Hotel in Tyrrelstown, Dublin, Ireland.
Anthony “Fitzey” Fitzgerald
Anthony Fitzgerald has a career record of 16 wins, six losses, with no draws. Fitzgerald has a total of four knockouts out of his 16 career wins and has suffered just one knockout loss. Fitzgerald is coming off a PTS win over Harry Matthews in the fourth round of a scheduled four round bout that took place at Holte Suite, Villa Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom on July 12, 2014. Prior to that Fitzgerald scored a PTS win over Dan Blackwell in the sixth round of a scheduled six round bout that took place at the Holiday Inn, Ormeau Avenue, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom on June 14, 2014. Fitzgerald is the second rand middleweight in Ireland and is ranked 92nd in the world. Fitzgerald has split his last four bouts overall.
Fitzgerald’s record is too erratic for us. We’ll call for O’Sullivan in this one based on his championship pedigree!