Belgium Bound – Ulster Fly Conor Quinn secures last minute fight

Conor Quinn [2(2)-0] is Belgium bound.

The Ulster flyweight will fight at the Salle Emergence, Ixelles, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium on Saturday night [December 19].

It will be ‘Magnificent’s’ third clash since turning over, his second of 2020, his first being a knockout win in Thailand and his debut under the MHD banner.

Much like fellow Mark Dunlop managed fighter Eric Donovan, Quinn’s Belgium opponent will be a Spanish based Nicaraguan.

The 22-year-old’s opponent has yet to be confirmed, but rumour suggests he trades leather with Daniel Mendoza [4(3)-10(3)] as he begins life boxing out of Belfast, having previously fought out of Brisbane.

Taking into account that stoppage defeat came at the gloves of European light welterweight champion Yazid Amghar, that seems unlikely.

Regardless Quinn will get out, get rounds and move into what promises to be an exciting 2021 free of all ring rust.

Speaking to Irish-boxing.com as recent as this week, Quinn discussed his ambitions for 2021 and beyond.

“I’m just going to take every fight as it comes, but I want to pick up every title along the way. Irish, British, Commonwealth, European then world

“I want to be busy in 2021. I to just be as active as possible and pick up as much experience as I can. I’m only 22 so there’s no rush, but the more fights I can get the better.”

Jonny Stapleton

Irish-boxing.com contributor for 15 years and editor for the past decade. Have been covering boxing for over 16 years and writing about sport for a living for 19 years. Former Assistant Sports editor for the Gazette News Paper Group and former Tallaght Voice Sports Editor. Have had work published in publications around the world when working as a freelance journalist. Also co-founder of Junior Sports Media and Leinster Rugby PRO of the Year winner. email: editoririshboxing@gmail.com