Boxing News – McCullough and Conlan fight on 20th June

Belfast boxers, Mark Mc Cullough and Jamie Conlan will top there own bill at the Waterfront hall on 20th June.

Both lads will fight for W B O European titles Jamie defends his title  which he won on Carl Frampton’s last bill at the Odyssey and Mark fights for the Vacant title against Martin Parlagi from Slovakia .

The fighters trainer John Breen revealed, ‘With a record of 14 wins from 14 fights 8 by KO Mark is on a roll right now, but this is  another step up in class.

‘Parlagi had a great amateur record consisting of competing in AIBA World Championships in 2007 and 2009 for his country, and in 2008 he reached the quarter finals of the European championships .

He has won the Czech Lightweight title and went back down to Featherweight to try and win the WBO European title, he will be a real handful for McCullough.

‘Jamie has just this week has been rated number one in the British rankings and should be pushing for a shot at that crown on the back of a win here.

‘He’s got them running scared as three of the top ten have refused to fight Jamie for the British title.

‘His WBO European title on the bill has put him into a slot just outside the top ten in the WBO world ratings.

‘These are exciting times for Belfast boxing, the fans have really got behind Carl Frampton, and these two talents are clearly illustrating the strength in depth of the sport up here at the minute’.


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