Belfast's Brian Magee beats Barboza for interim crown

Brian Magee (left) and Jaime Barboza
Magee (left) now has 35 wins and four defeats from 40 fights

Northern Ireland's Brian Magee easily outpointed Jaime Barboza to capture the fringe interim WBA super-middleweight crown in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Magee dominated the little-known Barboza, a career light-middleweight, using his jab and body shots to control the action.

It was Magee's first fight since losing to IBF title-holder Lucian Bute in Montreal in March.

Magee, 36, could now land a second shot at a world title.

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