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On this day in 1995 Steve Collins beat Chris Eubank in an epic encounter in Millstreet

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Steve Collins is held aloft with his WBO Super-Middleweight belt after a points victory over the reigning champion Chris Eubank at Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork back in March 1995. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

Steve Collins is held aloft with his WBO Super-Middleweight belt after a points victory over the reigning champion Chris Eubank at Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork back in March 1995. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

18 March 1995; Steve Collins, left, lands a left jab onto the face of Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins, left, lands a left jab onto the face of Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins celebrates after a points victory over the reigning champion Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins celebrates after a points victory over the reigning champion Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins celebrates after a points victory over the reigning champion Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins celebrates after a points victory over the reigning champion Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins, centre, looks on as reigning champion Chris Eubank takes issue with officials before the bout. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins, centre, looks on as reigning champion Chris Eubank takes issue with officials before the bout. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins, left, lands a left jab onto the face of Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins, left, lands a left jab onto the face of Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; The cowd and athmosphere as the fighters are announced ahead of the bout. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; The cowd and athmosphere as the fighters are announced ahead of the bout. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins, left, exchanges punches with Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

18 March 1995; Steve Collins, left, exchanges punches with Chris Eubank. WBO Super-Middleweight Title Fight, Steve Collins v Chris Eubank, Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork, Ireland. Picture credit; David Maher / SPORTSFILE

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Steve Collins is held aloft with his WBO Super-Middleweight belt after a points victory over the reigning champion Chris Eubank at Millstreet Arena, Co. Cork back in March 1995. Photo: David Maher/Sportsfile

It was one of the most memorable moments in Irish sport in the 1990s and one of the biggest sporting events to take place in this country over the decade.

Today is the 20th anniversary of Steve Collins points victory over Chris Eubank in Millstreet in Cork to win the WBO super middleweight title.

The Dubliner became the first fighter to beat Eubank and his atmosphere and his performance have made the night of March 18, 1995 one of the biggest in the history of Irish boxing.

Here's the fight in full:

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