Vladimir Belujsky, Mitchelstown who this week received his Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) Sports Scholarship for the 3rd year in a row. Studying Business Management at CIT, Vladimir is currently in training for his professional boxing debut, which will take place in England in January 2017. We wish him well.

The day Vladimir Belujsky has dreamed about for many years, his professional boxing debut, has cruelly been put on hold, due to an unfortunate ligament injury sustained while sparring in preparation for his first taste of professional sport.

The Mitchelstown boxer was due to make his pro debut on Saturday, December 10th in Portsmouth, England, however this has now been put back until January 28th, 2017.

Having moved from the amateur ranks in late September, Vladimir was preparing to fight in the super middleweight category, up to 76Kgs. As of yet, his opponent is unknown, however the talented boxer holds no fears and is now aiming with confidence towards his January debut fight.

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