Cessnock boxer Troy O'Meley fights for NSW super-welterweight title

Cessnock boxer Troy O’Meley takes on Ray Ingram for the NSW super-welterweight title in a huge night of boxing on Friday night.. 

O’Meley has been in Thailand for a month prior to what will be his seventh professional fight.

The 25-year-old, who has won his six professional fights, trained with the Thai national team. It was a welcome return to familiar surrounds as he spent four years training the with the team from when he was 16.

O’Melely said he was at his fittest and firing to go and bring the title home to the Hunter.

“The exciting thing about Troy is that there is still plenty of room for development as he is a long way from the finished product...in saying that, for him to have achieved six wins from six outings to date tells us that he has a bright future ahead,” respected matchmaker Stuart Duncan, who handle’s O’Meley’s fights, said.

Friday night’s Detonation 12 card at Wests City is a huge night for Cessnock trained fighters.

WBF World Superlightweight Champion Blake Minto, trained by Cessnock’s Ben Crampton, has his first fight after claiming the title in March. His young training partner Zack Fitzpatrick makes his NSW debut.

Another Crampton fighter light heavyweight Joel Griffiths has his second pro fight.