Live - European boxing finals
Saturday, 12 June 2010 13:14
GOLD MEDAL 23-year-old Barnes holds firm and scores with a left cross to seal gold for Ireland for the first time in 19 years at these Championships. 4-1.
Mamishzade is on the attack but can't find a way through - 1 minute to go...
Round 3: Three minutes from gold now for Barnes and his defence still looks really good.
The pace increases and the fighters swap points, 3-1 now to Barnes at the end of round two.
Barnes goes 2 up with a lovely right to the head as his patience pays off.
Barnes defence stands firm as Mamishzade becomes more agressive.
Round 2: Barnes coming forward once more...
The ref stops the fight for Barnes to fix his helmet - Barnes returns to score with a point though with a good left as the round ends. 1-0 to Barnes.
Barnes keeps pressing forward and leading with the left jab - mixing it with some body shots.
Barnes is on the attack but neither fighter have scored yet - both with good defences so far...
Round 1: It's underway now as Barnes, boxing in blue, takes on Elvin Mamishzade from Azerbaijan.
12:58am: We're just waiting for the boxers to enter the ring now - won't be long now as they await their call...