Portlaoise super bantamweight TJ Doheny has won his International Boxing Federation world title final eliminator.
Doheny defeated Mike Tawatchi of Thailand by unamious decision on Wednesday December 20.
His fight record is now up to 18-0.
He now faces current champion Ryosuke Iwasa of Japan in a mandatory defence bout, according to irishboxing.com
Well done to @TJDoheny who won his Final Eliminator in Bangkok this morning.
— Irish-Boxing.com (@Irishboxingcom) December 20, 2017
Viva TJ Doheny !! Tomorrow TJ gets on step closer to his dream fighting for IBF 122 World Title Eliminator in Bangkok Thailand @TjDoheny @KenDKM @murphysboxing @IBF_AUSTRALASIA @MikeCoppinger @danrafaelespn @timmyvann @TomLoeffler1 @jcchavezjr1 @steveucnlive pic.twitter.com/VOKahn2gKJ
— Sean Gibbons (@KnuckleheadSean) December 19, 2017
— Niall Kennedy Boxer (@niallbaskennedy) December 20, 2017