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Michael Conlan: “The Irish Public Know Me Because I Was F*cked Over”

“AIBA cheats, the f**king cheats. That’s me, I’ll never box for AIBA again, they’re cheating bastards, they’re paying everybody,” _____ August 16th, 2016, should have been the worst day of Michael Conlan’s boxing career. At the time it certainly felt like it. It unquestionably still hurts. Two and a half years on, as a now professional Michael Conlan prepares for …

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Michael Conlan Speaks On Thriving Irish Boxing Scene As NY Card Nears

With Michael Conlan, Katie Taylor, TJ Doheny and a host of other talented boxers thriving, it’s a very special time to be a part of Irish boxing. On Sunday night, the Irish take centre stage once again at Madison Square Garden as Conlan defends his newly won WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title against Ruben Hernandez-Garcia, while Paddy Barnes looks to bounce back …

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Michael Conlan: I Haven’t Heard From Conor McGregor Since Picking Floyd

Irish boxer Michael Conlan will make the first defence of his WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title when he faces Ruben Garcia-Hernandez in Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day. The Belfast native defeated Jason Cunningham in Manchester in December to continue his unbeaten start to life in the pro-ranks and pick up the first title of his professional career. Sunday’s card, …

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Michael Conlan On Nikitin Rematch: “It’s In Works For Belfast This Year”

Irish boxer Michael Conlan has opened up on a potential rematch with his old rival Vladimir Nikitin, explaining that a grudge match between the pair is “in the works for Belfast this year.” Conlan was defeated by the Russian in incredibly controversial circumstances during the bantamweight quarter-finals of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The Belfast native appeared to have comfortably won …

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Michael Conlan Wins First Belt As A Professional Boxer

Michael Conlan has captured the WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title. The vacant belt was up for grabs in Manchester as Conlan took on Jason Cunningham of Doncaster. Ultimately, the Olympic silver medallist won the fight in a unanimous decision blowout. The judges at ringside scored the fight 97-92, 97-92 and 98-92, including a points deduction in round six for Conlan due to …

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“I Want Real Opponents”- Conlan Looks Ahead Following Easy Vegas Win

Irish boxer Michael Conlon picked up the ninth victory of his professional career after stopping Italian Nicola Cipoletta in the seventh round in Las Vegas last night.  Conlan was dominant throughout as he looked to remain undefeated in the pro ranks and eventually stopped Cipoletta in the seventh following a barrage of punches up against the ropes. Following the victory, Conlan …

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Michael Conlan Announces That He Has Hooked Up With A New Trainer

Ireland’s Michael Conlan has announced that he has hooked up with a new trainer, one who is based much closer to home. Conlan signed with Bob Arum’s Top Rank promotional outfit a few months after his controversial exit from the Rio Olympic games in 2016 and subsequently relocated from Belfast to Los Angeles, California to train with the highly-regarded Manny …

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