LIVE: Conlan vs Marriaga on ESPN+ & FITE TV
Conlan vs Marriaga streams LIVE and only on ESPN+ SATURDAY (2 p.m. ET) @ The SSE Space
Featherweight contender Michael “Mick” Conlan (16-1, 8 KOs), the two-time Irish Olympian and Belfast native, makes his long-awaited ring return this Saturday, Aug. 6, throughout the 10-round number one fit towards Miguel Marriaga (30-5, 26 KOs) at The SSE Space Belfast. Conlan hopes to rebound from his dramatic 12th-round stoppage defeat to Leigh Wood, while Marriaga, a three-time world establish challenger, is on the hunt for a fourth shot at the brass ring. UK and Irish lovers can catch the card on FITE TV:
Conlan will battle Colombian puncher Miguel Marriaga throughout the 10-round number one fit Saturday, Aug. 6, at The SSE Space as part of Belfast’s annual Féile an Phobail competition. Conlan-Marriaga and undercard bouts will circulate live and only throughout the U.S. on ESPN+.
Promoted thru Best Rank and Conlan Boxing, tickets move on sale Friday, June 10, and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.co.uk.
“There is no place like space, and we are extraordinarily completely happy that Mick will get another chance to perform in front of the tremendous Belfast lovers,” mentioned Best Rank chairman Bob Arum. “With a win over a solid opponent like Marriaga, he’ll once yet again be contending for a featherweight world establish briefly order.”
“I’m very excited to be once more combating in my beloved Belfast,” Conlan mentioned. “Miguel is a great fighter, and together we’ll give the lovers a memorable night at The SSE Space. This bout will get me in an instant once more throughout the mix for world titles, and I’m relishing the obligation at hand.”
Added Jamie Conlan, CEO of Conlan Boxing: “The road once more for Michael starts with Miguel Marriaga. Miguel is a deadly man and one of the most an important greatest punchers throughout the division who has blended it up at the very top. August 6 will likely be another electric night throughout the the town in what is becoming an annual Irish boxing customized with Michael’s fight night at the Féile competition. The aim remains the identical. Michael Conlan will likely be Ireland’s next world champion.”
A two-time Irish Olympian, this marks Conlan’s fourth professional day trip in Belfast and third time headlining right through Féile an Phobail. In August 2019, he knocked out Diego Alberto Ruiz in front of a sold-out crowd at Falls Park. Remaining summer time, another sold-out crowd packed Falls Park as Conlan (16-1, 8 KOs) bested former junior featherweight world champion TJ Doheny over 12 rounds. The Doheny victory earned Conlan the specified position to fight Wood. In an epic Fight of the Year battle, Conlan, who used to be as soon as ahead on the scorecards, out of place by way of 12th-round stoppage.
Marriaga (30-5, 28 KOs), from Arjona, Colombia, has been a component at featherweight and junior lightweight since making his American debut in 2014. He is a three-time world establish challenger, falling transient to Nicholas Walters and Oscar Valdez at featherweight and Vasiliy Lomachenko in an August 2017 bid for the WBO junior lightweight crown. Marriaga is 5-2 since the Lomachenko fight and returns to featherweight following a call loss ultimate December to junior lightweight contender Eduardo Ramirez.
A loaded fight card, headlined thru Conlan-Marriaga, will circulate live and only throughout the U.S. on ESPN+ at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. Irish welterweight sensation Paddy “Exact Deal” Donovan (8-0, 6 KOs), rising featherweight Kurt Walker (2-0, 1 KO), and junior middleweight standout Kieran Molloy (1-0, 1 KO) will see movement in separate bouts.
Saturday, August 6
ESPN+ (2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT)
Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga, 10 rounds, featherweight
Tyrone McKenna vs. Chris Jenkins, 10 rounds, welterweight
Kieran Molloy vs. Evgenii Vazem 6 rounds, junior middleweight
Padraig McCrory vs. Marco Antonio Periban, 10 rounds, McCrory’s WBC Global Silver Super Middleweight Identify
Kurt Walker vs. Marcos Gabriel Martinez, 6 rounds, featherweight
Paddy Donovan vs. Tom Hill, 8 rounds, welterweight.