Wednesday, January 11th 2017
Michael Conlan to Announce Pro Debut!
PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE
IRELAND’S OLYMPIC HERO
PRO DEBUT ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY
AT THE “O’MECCA OF BOXING”
TODAY! January 18, at 11a ET
Madison Square Garden Chase Square
Tickets On Sale NOW!
This event will also be Livestreaming on Top Rank’s Facebook page
NEW YORK (January 11 , 2017) — Top Rank® will host a press conference to announce the professional debut of Ireland’s Olympic hero MICHAEL “MICK” CONLAN Next Wednesday! January 18, at Madison Square Garden’s Chase Square. Media report time will be at 10:30 a.m. with the press conference beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET. Conlan will be joined by his promoter Todd duBoef and manager Matthew Macklin. All will be available for one-on-one interviews. Media should use the entrance located off Seventh Ave. and 32nd St.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Madison Square Garden, Conlan’s pro debut, which will be as a junior featherweight, is set for Friday, March 17 — St. Patrick’s Day — at the “O’Mecca of Boxing” The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
A 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist and 2015 World Amateur Champion (Ireland’s only male amateur world champion), Conlan produced one of the most memorable moments during last summer’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, giving the judges a double-barreled middle-finger salute after getting jobbed out of a victory by them in the bantamweight quarterfinals. He will begin training in Los Angeles with Manny Robles this week.
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