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Michael Conlan Avenges Rio 2016 Defeat To Vladimir Nikitin

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Michael Conlan moved to 13-0 in the professional ranks after avenging his controversial loss at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio with a win over Vladimir Nikitin in Madison Square Garden.  On the night, Conlan eased to victory over the Russian with the scorecards reading 100-90, 99-91 and 98-92 to give the Belfast boxer a unanimous decision victory. In what …

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Michael Conlan Stops Ruiz In Impressive Belfast Homecoming

Michael Conlan was the hometown hero in Belfast last night as he moved to 12-0 with a ninth round stoppage of Diego Alberto Ruiz. Conlan was originally scheduled to fight his 2016 Olympic opponent Vladimir Nkitin in his homecoming but the Russian fighter pulled out only to be replaced by Ruiz. It was a solid performance from the 27-year old …

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Michael Conlan Confirms Rematch With Vladimir Nikitin In Belfast

Michael Conlan has today confirmed that he will face Vladamir Nikitin on August 16th at Falls Park, Belfast. The Belfast boxer confirmed the news via Instagram on Tuesday. It was reported last week that Conlan would be returning to his home city to fight professionally for just the second time with Nikitin being touted as a potential opponent. It has …

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Conlan Wants To Drop A Weight Class & Fight For World Title In 2019

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Michael Conlan has confirmed he plans to drop down to super-bantamweight and fight for a World title before the end of 2019. Conlan moved to 11-0 following his dismantling of Ruben Hernandez Garcia in Madison Square Garden on St. Patrick’s Day and has now outlined his plans to drop from featherweight to super-bantamweight and fight for a World title before …

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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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