'I really was considering it' - Barnes on retirement U-turn

Paddy Barnes plans to take a more patient approach to his goal of becoming a world champion having chosen to continue his professional career.

Following his second consecutive defeat, the Belfast boxer had hinted that he would hang up his gloves but has since changed his mind.

Barnes added that he will return to the flyweight division and intends to follow a six-fight plan in order to regain his status as a world-title contender.

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