Clones Boxer, Larry Gleeson-Fryers finished 2018 in style when he won his ninth professional boxing bout as wall-to-wall spectators packed into Club Amazura, New York on Friday night to witness the final show of 2018 by Ronson Frank’s Uprising Promotions in association with the New Mexican Promotion.Those fans were treated to an outstanding evening of fights that were also broadcasted to a worldwide audience via Fight Night Live on Facebook.
In the co-feature, popular Irish junior welterweight Larry Fryers (9-1, 3 KOs) took on the experienced, durable and crafty Ronald Rivas in an action-packed eight-rounder, resulting in him claiming a unanimous decision victory.The two combatants stepped into a phone booth early and fought this one entirely on the inside, much to the pleasure of the energetic Fryers fans in attendance. Fryers continually came forward and applied pressure with style, aggression and determination, and Rivas was also willing to exchange and make it a very entertaining scrap.
Larry controlled the better of the action over eight competitive rounds and claimed the win convincingly with final tallies of 79-73, 78-74 and 77-75.
Acknowledging his pride in his home town of Clones in his acceptance speech after the fight, Larry thanked his family, his coaching team, Paul Moore and most importantly, his fans and supporters who continue to travel to his fights in increasing numbers and also all those in Clones watching the fight live. He promised to continue to entertain in the ring in 2019 after a well-deserved trip home to Ireland for the New Year