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Conlan not easing back gently against Marriaga

Conlan not easing back gently against Marriaga

Five months soon after getting knocked out in the final round of a war from Leigh Wooden, Ireland’s Michael Conlan returns in opposition to Colombian puncher Miguel Marriaga

FIGHTER-TURNED-PROMOTER Jamie Conlan places on a exhibit at Belfast’s SSE Arena that appears to be well-matched from top to bottom. Not only that, Jamie has the extra tension of viewing his brother Michael Conlan step again into the ring for the to start with time due to the fact remaining knocked out of it by Leigh Wood in March.

Conlan, 16-1 (8), will get on gnarled Colombian veteran Miguel Marriaga, 30-5 (26), in excess of 10 rounds on Saturday night time (August 6) figuring out a further slip-up could stop his title ambitions. Marriaga has definitely seen better times at 35, but he only loses to good quality fighters. The lone gentleman to quit him was Vasiliy Lomachenko, in seven rounds in 2017. Fighters not able to change the Colombian involve Oscar Valdez, Nicholas Walters, Joet Gonzalez and Eduardo Ramirez.

But Marriaga is no stranger to the canvas, acquiring been dropped seven instances as a professional. Conlan can whack, as evidenced by the amount of money of trouble Wood was in in advance of his Rocky-esque late comeback in Nottingham. Conlan insists there is no hangover from that defeat and he’ll be eager to examination Marriaga’s ambition early in the bout. The select is for Conlan to get a lopsided determination.

The relaxation of the card is strong. Belfast “Hammer” Padraig McCrory steps up towards Mexican gatekeeper Marco Antonio Periban, 26-5-1 (17). The customer has been stopped by James DeGale and Joshua Buatsi and will do effectively to avoid the correct hand of McCrory, 13- (7). Spot your bets on the home fighter inside the length.

Harder to call is the 10-spherical welterweight scrap concerning Tyrone McKenna, 22-3-1 (6), and Welshman Chris Jenkins, 23-5-3 (8). Immediately after beating Julius Indongo in excess of eight rounds in February, the 33-yr-previous began to search his age when he was blasted out in four by Florian Marku in April. McKenna is also wanting to bounce back soon after using a 6-spherical pasting at the fingers of Regis Prograis in March. We hope McKenna to prevail on points.

Limerick welterweight southpaw Paddy Donovan, 8- (6), really should be much too very good for Redcar’s Tom Hill, 10-2 (2), and there’s a tidily matched bout for the vacant Celtic featherweight strap involving Belfast rivals Ruadhan Farrell, 3- (2), and Colm Murphy, 4- (1).

The clearly show is being broadcast by FITE Tv set.