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Video: Michael Conlan Made Boxing History Today

Mark Farrelly
By Mark Farrelly
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Not only did Michael O'Reilly beat world middleweight champion Zhanubek Alimhunaly in his quarter-final today but his Team Ireland teammate Michael Conlan created his own little piece of boxing history with victory over Tayfur Aliyev.

The team captain is now also guaranteed a medal, meaning his is the first Irish boxer in history to win, World, Olympic, Commonwealth and European medals.


Needless to say both Conlan and coach Billy Walsh were in jubilant form afterwards.


Here's what Walsh had to say.





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