Despite his elation at claiming the victory that secured his spot in the semis, Loughnane admitted that his battle with Diamond took him to a place he’d never been before in a fight.
“Mate, that was better for me than beating Sheymon Moraes,” he said.
“I just had to dig to somewhere that I didn’t know I had tonight.
“In the last third round, when I had to scramble to get up, I contemplated quitting, and I’ve never done that in my career.
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