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The sold-out crowd of around 10,000 at Falls Park came to see Michael Conlan put on a memorable show. Conlan, Belfast's featherweight fistic superhero, stepped on the gas late and knocked out veteran Diego Alberto Ruiz in the ninth round of a scheduled 10-rounder Saturday evening under the lights.
The final press conference for Michael Conlan's homecoming bout — Saturday evening at Falls Park against Diego Alberto Ruiz — was a relatively subdued affair compared to what will be a raucous, sold-out atmosphere when he steps into the ring.
Michael "Mick" Conlan emerged from Belfast City Hall and walked up the steps of the makeshift ring set up outside in Donegall Square. In the center of the city, Conlan, the fighting pride of Belfast, took center stage.
Michael “Mick” Conlan’s amateur career ended in controversy and a pair of middle fingers. At the 2016 Rio Olympics, Conlan appeared to have bested Russian standout Vladimir Nikitin in the 56-kilogram quarterfinals. The judges disagreed, and Conlan responded with a memorable double middle-finger salute.
Michael Conlan notches unanimous decision victory. Luis Collazo edges Samuel Vargas, keeps title hopes alive.
Oscar Mojica stuns Paddy Barnes, wins split decision.
Vladimir Nikitin and Irish sensation Michael “Mick” Conlan are on a collision course for a rematch of their quarterfinal bout from the 2016 Rio Olympics, won by Nikitin via highly controversial decision. Nikitin will fight Juan Tapia (8-2, 3 KOs) in a six-round featherweight bout on the undercard of Conlan’s 10-round featherweight tilt against Ruben Garcia Hernandez on Sunday, March 17 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
Carl "The Jackal" Frampton (26-1, 15 KOs) is a former two-division world champion, while Josh Warrington (27-0, 6 KOs) is the undefeated IBF featherweight world champion looking to add a marquee name to his record.
There has been a lot of talk about future big-name opponents for WBA middleweight champion Ryota Murata. For now, he's focused on the task at hand, Saturday's title defense against Rob "Bravo" Brant at MGM's Park Theater in Las Vegas.
The Conlan Revolution has hit New York City, Australia, Arizona, Chicago, and Northern Ireland. Now, Michael “Mick” Conlan is set to conquer the Las Vegas Strip. Conlan, the talk of the 2016 Summer Olympics, will take on Nicola Cipolletta (14-6-2, 4 KOs) in an eight-round featherweight bout Saturday, Oct. 20 at Park Theater at Park MGM on the undercard of Ryota Murata’s WBA middleweight title defense against Rob Brant (10:30 p.m. ET).
Michael “Mick” Conlan will make his long-awaited homecoming on Saturday when he headlines a card from The SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Conlan (7-0, 5 KOs) will face former world title challenger Adeilson Dos Santos (19-4, 15 KOs) in a scheduled 10-rounder, which will be streamed live and exclusively in the United States on ESPN+
On a night where VASILIY ‘Hi-Tech’ LOMACHENKO will challenge WBA and Ring Magazine lightweight champion JORGE ‘El Niño de Oro’ LINARES for division supremacy, a slew of prospects and contenders will look to steal the show May 12 at Madison Square Garden.
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) world champions ÓSCAR VALDEZ and GILBERTO "Zurdo" RAMIREZ will headline and exciting world championship event Next Friday! September 22, at the Tucson Arena
The next fight featured on the recently announced four year deal between ESPN and Top Rank will be a co-feature with Oscar Valdez and Gilberto Ramirez defending their titles and risking their unbeaten records from the Tucson Arena, in Arizona on September 22nd.
CHICAGO - Last month, Top Rank Boxing returned to Chicago for the first time in ten years. Hoping to cash in on Chicago’s large Irish population, Irish Olympic standout Michael Conlan headlined the show. In Conlan’s professional debut, he sold out The Theatre at Madison Square Garden.