Irish Boxers Advance At World Championships

Michael Conlon, Michael O’Reilly and Brendan Irvine are each a fight away from a medal at the World Championships in Doha. Conlon survived a tough first round to beat his Brazilian opponent to move through to the bantamweight quarter finals. Belfast figher Irvine won a split decision over his Turkish light flyweight opponent. O’Reilly also won his middleweight last-16 contest.