WATCH: Mick Conlan’s first pro head-to-head

Photo Credit: Ricardo Guglielminotti – The Fighting Irish (@ThefIrish)

The final press conference for Mick Conlan‘s pro debut took place this afternoon in New York.

The event gave Conlan the opportunity to meet his debut opponent, Tim Ibarra [4(1)-4(2)], for the first time.

Following the formalities, Conlan and his Colorado opponent, took place in a stare-down.

The pair will renew acquaintaces tomorrow at the weigh-in, before fight night on Friday at the Theater at Madison Square Garden where they will do battle in a super bantamweight contest scheduled for six rounds.

Watch: Mick Conlan v Tim Ibarra – Head-to-Head

Video courtesy of IFL TV

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Joe O'Neill

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