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Michael Conlan v Miguel Marriaga: Everything You Need To Know

Michael Conlan v Miguel Marriaga: Everything You Need To Know
By Luke Delaney

The eagerly awaited return of Michael Conlan is almost among us, as he headlines the main event at the SSE Arena Belfast this weekend. We have all the information you need to know including how to watch Michael Conlan v Miguel Marriaga.

When is Michael Conlan v Miguel Marriaga?

The 10 round featherweight bout is on this Saturday the 6th of August.

How to watch Michael Conlan v Miguel Marriaga

Fans in the UK and Ireland can watch the fight on Fite TV for £6. You can live stream the event on the Fite TV app or the website.

Fight and undercard details

It's been almost five months since the two time Olympian last took the ring. In March, Conlan lost via TKO in the 12th round against Leigh Woods. It was the first time that the Irishmen lost in a professional bout, but it was a thrilling fight between two fighters of the highest calibre.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6dwgTD5WLc

Prior to Michael Conlan's heartbreaking loss, the 30-year-old beat TJ Doheny and Ionut Baluta in 2021.

The year before had even more success for the Belfast man where he beat both Sofiane Takoucht and Vladimir Nikitin - the man who he controversially lost to in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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This time around, Conlan faces another tough task where he faces Miguel Marriaga who has a professional record of 30-5, with 26 of them 30 wins coming by knockout.

The 35-year-old Columbian boxer also comes into the fight off the back of a defeat. He lost by unanimous decision decision to Eduardo Ramirez at the Staples Centre last December. Marriaga went 20-0 in his first 20 professional fights up until 2014, but has struggled for consistency since.

Also fighting on the card are fellow highly rated Irishmen Paddy Donovan, Kurt Walker and Kieran Molloy.

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Here's the full fight card for Saturday's event.

Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga
10 rounds, featherweight

Tyrone McKenna vs. Chris Jenkins
10 rounds, welterweight

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Kieran Molloy vs. Evgenii Vazem
6 rounds, junior middleweight

Padraig McCrory vs. Marco Antonio Periban
10 rounds, McCrory's WBC International Silver Super Middleweight Title

Kurt Walker vs. Marcos Gabriel Martinez
6 rounds, featherweight

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Paddy Donovan vs. Tom Hill
8 rounds, welterweight

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