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Belfast boy Ryan Burnett is the new IBF Bantamweight world champion

As it happened: World title fight at the SSE Arena in Belfast

By Gareth Hanna

Ryan Burnett has beaten champion Lee Haskins to win the IBF bantamweight world title.

The 25 year-old saw off Bristol boxer Haskins, who had twice defended the title before the quicker, livelier Burnett delivered a convincing performance to take the belt in his home city.

Reaction: "I'm here to stay" vows Belfast's new world champion Ryan Burnett

Here are our live updates throughout the fight that saw Burnett land a series of strong right hand shots that in the end proved too much for Haskins to handle, even if there was a controversial end to the evening.

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