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Fighter Favourites: Mick Conlan

We start off every week with a look at the fighters who Irish boxers look up to themselves.

This week we have one of the hottest properties in world boxing – Belfast super bantamweight Mick Conlan [1(1)-0]

Q: Favourite Current Fighter?
A: There are two, Gennady Golovkin and Vasyl Lomachenko.

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Q: Favourite Fighter of all time?
A: Easily Sugar Ray Leonard.


Q: Favourite Irish Fighter?
A: Eamonn Magee


Q: Favourite Fight?
A: Corrales V Castillo 1

Q: Favourite of your own fights?
A: I’ve had so many so it’s hard to pick out one. I’ll go for my pro debut – only on the atmosphere and the event alone, not the performance!

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Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie