Alo Kelly

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Alo Kelly
Statistics
Real name Aloysius Kelly
Weight(s) light heavyweight
Nationality Irish
Born Milltownpass, County Westmeath, Ireland
Boxing record
Total fights 6
Wins 5
Wins by KO 3
Losses 0
Draws 1
No contests 0

Aloysius Kelly (born in County Westmeath, Ireland), more commonly known as Alo Kelly, is a former New York based Irish professional boxer from Milltownpass, County Westmeath, Ireland who was the Irish light heavyweight champion. Kelly fought at light heavyweight until he had prematurely retire from boxing due to a detached retina.[1]

Amateur career

In 1999, Kelly represent the Brosna ABC at the 1997 Irish Senior Middleweight Championships and was defeated by Brian Magee in the quarter-finals.[2]

At amateur level, Kelly became Irish Senior light middleweight champion.[3]

Professional career

Kelly turned professional in July 2007 in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States on an undercard of bill that included Andre Berto and Chazz Witherspoon. In his debut Kelly was on the floor in his first round but went on to defeat journeyman Rafael Jastrzebski with a points victoy over four rounds.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Boxrec. "Alo Kelly". Boxrec Fighter Page. Retrieved 26 January 2008.
  2. ^ "Champs". Holy Trinity ABC. Retrieved 26 January 2008.
  3. ^ "McKay confident ahead of Lee bout". BBC Sport. 11 December 2007. Retrieved 26 January 2008.