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Boxing: Matthew Macklin suffers late stoppage defeat on Sky Sports in Dublin

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Matthew Macklin’s hopes of another world title shot were shattered by a 10th-round stoppage defeat by Jorge Sebastian Heiland in Dublin.

The Birmingham boxer was hoping to line up another crack at a middleweight belt, but will find it hard to rebuild his career after being halted in dramatic fashion.

A string of damaging battles appear to have finally taken their toll on ‘Mack the Knife’, who was gradually grinded down before Heiland signalled the end with a crisp right hand to follow up a straight left.

Macklin swiftly found his range in the opener, rattling right hands into the ribs of Heiland, who was briefly troubled by the early onslaught.

Yet the Argentine answered the...

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