JAMIE Conlan is ready to win what he believes will be the first of many titles on the This is Belfast undercard this weekend.
The John Breen trained super flyweight fights Benjamin Smoes for the vacant WBO European title and is confident victory will put him on the title trail.
Conlan the only ‘Mexican’ Belfast fight fans will hope wins in the Odyssey Arena on Friday night also claims the news of the title given him a greater focus.
“Since I heard I would be fighting for my first title as a professional I have been a different guy in training and sparring. In preparation I have been sparring with Marc McCullough, my brother Michael and Paddy Barnes. I am in the best shape of my life and I feel ready to deliver,” he told the Belfast Newsletter.
“This title has really focused me and it will be great to get a belt and the recognition that goes with that. I believe this is the first title of many for me and after winning at the Odyssey -it will simple be a case of ‘next’?