Featherweight contender Michael Conlan appears to shine in his Belfast homecoming when he battles French veteran Karim Guerfi on Saturday, Dec. 10, at The SSE Enviornment.
Conlan (17-1, 8 KOs) returns for his second Belfast block social gathering since his problem of WBA featherweight titlist Leigh Wooden in March. The 2-time Irish Olympian was main on the scorecards earlier than being knocked out within the twelfth spherical. In August, he returned to his successful methods with a one-sided resolution over three-time world title challenger Miguel Marriaga at The SSE Enviornment. Guerfi (31-6, 9 KOs), from Manosque, France, is a former two-division European champion coming off a choice win over Mexican veteran Ricardo Mercado in July.
The undercard features a trio of undefeated High Rank-signed prospects: junior middleweight Kieran Molloy (3-0, 2 KOs) and featherweight Kurt Walker (4-0, 1 KO) will see motion in six-rounders, whereas rising welterweight Paddy Donovan (9-0, 6 KOs) goals for his third victory of the 12 months in an eight-rounder.
Conlan-Guerfi and undercard bouts will stream dwell and completely within the U.S. on ESPN+ beginning at 1:15 p.m. ET/10:15 a.m. PT
Conlan-Guerfi precedes “Heisman Evening” from Madison Sq. Backyard that includes the junior welterweight primary occasion between former light-weight king Teofimo Lopez and former two-weight world champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza.
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