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Irish boxer Michael Conlan has confirmed he is leaving the United States to hook up with UK based trainer Adam Booth.
Michael Conlan will return to where he made his boxing debut after it was revealed he will face Argentine Luis Fernando Molina in Madison Square Garden on the 9th of December.
In a profound victory for the young Irish boxer’s career, Michael Conlan won last Friday’s Chicago boxing match against Mexican veteran Alfredo Chanez with a third-round knockout.
The 24-year-old has been the talk of Irish boxing since the Rio Olympics.
The Belfast born boxer has signed professional terms with one of the largest promoters, Top Rank. The Las Vegas outfit, who also represent Manny Pacquiao, are run by Bob Arum.
Michael Conlan struck Gold for Ireland at the 2015 AIBA Elite Championships in Doha, Qatar on Wednesday with a convincing 3:0 victory over Uzbekistan’s Murodjon Akhmadaliev and in so doing became the first Irishman to win a coveted AIBA World title.
Michael Conlan was today confirmed as Irish Team captain for the 18th AIBA World Elite Men’s Championships and Olympic qualifiers in Doha, Qatar.
A joyous occasion in Samokov, Bulgaria on Saturday evening as Ireland ended the day with double gold and ended the tournament in second place behind ‘powerhouses’ Russia.
Michael Conlan eased to within one win of claiming at least a bronze medal at the AIBA World Elite Men’s Championships following an emphatic victory in Almaty, Kazakhstan on Monday.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) have updated their rankings for October ahead of the official start of the 2013 AIBA World Men’s Elite Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan on October 11th.
Eight Irish boxers will finish out 2012 in the top 15 in the AIBA World Men’s & Women’s rankings.
Billy Walsh and Pete Taylor claimed the Philips 2012 Manager of the Year award when this year’s awards were made at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin this week.
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