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What Time Is Michael Conlan Fighting Diego Ruiz? TV Details For Belfast Bout

What Time Is Michael Conlan Fighting Diego Ruiz? TV Details For Belfast Bout

Michael Conlan fights Diego Alberto Ruiz in Belfast on Saturday, August 3rd for the vacant WBA and WBO inter-continental featherweight titles.

Conlan was originally slated to face Vladimir Nikitin, the Russian who controversially defeated him at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro three years ago. However, Nikitin was forced to withdraw due to an injury.

Argentian Ruiz, who holds a record of 21-2, was subsequently substituted in as an opponent for Conlan for what will be his second fight in Belfast since turning pro.

The fight is part of the FĂ©ile an Phobail community arts festival.

Where to watch Michael Conlan vs Diego Ruiz?

The card from the Marquee at Falls Park in Belfast will be broadcast on BT Sport 1. Coverage begins at 8pm.

What time is the fight on?
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Conlan is expected to make his way to the ring at around 11pm on Saturday night.

The fight, the 12th of Conlan's pro career, is scheduled for ten rounds. The 27-year-old Belfast native has a pro record of 11-0 with six of those wins coming via KO.

What fights are on the undercard?

Other fights on the card include:

Paddy Gallagher vs Chris Jenkins
Luke Keeler vs Luis Arias
Paddy Barnes vs Joel Sanchez
Dennis McCann vs Georgi Andonov

Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank/Sportsfile

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