Eagleson and Dossen soar into European Championship Final in Armenia

Eagleson will now fight for the gold medal against France's Billal Bennama.
Eagleson and Dossen soar into European Championship Final in Armenia

Dylan Eagleson of Ireland, left, is declared victorious over Panev Daniel Asenov of Bulgaria after their Bantamweight Semi-Final bout during the EUBC Elite Men’s European Boxing Championships at Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex in Yerevan, Armenia. Photo by Hrach Khachatryan/Sportsfile

Irish boxers Dylan Eagleson and Gabriel Dossen have secured spots in European Championship finals after winning their semi's earlier today.

Bangor native Eagleson dispatched his opponent, Daniel Panev Asenov of Bulgaria, in comfortable fashion in Armenia. 

The 19-year-old won by on a unanimous decision from the judges.

He will now face Billal Bennama of France in Monday's bantamweight final.

Galway boxer Gabriel Dossen - looking to join his teammate in competing for gold - overcame Italy's Salvatore Cavallaro on a 4-1 split decision in the middleweight semi-final, setting up a final clash tomorrow.

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