Date: 23rd March 2018 at 9:55am
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Last Saturday, on St Patricks Day, the Northern Ireland fighter, Michael Conlan, returned to the stage where he made his professional debut just a year ago.

At the hallowed Madison Square Garden,on Saturday, in his sixth professional fight, he faced the Hungarian fighter, David Berna.

Conlan, who won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics, continued his unbeaten start to his professional career, making it six wins from six, by stopping Berna inside two rounds.

The writing was on the wall for Berna when Conlan caught him with a big left uppercut late in the first round.

Berna recovered to come out for the start of round two but Conlan was straight on to the offensive, Berna hit the canvas once again after a head-punch but although he managed to beat the count the end was nigh.

A series of punches saw the referee, Eddie Claudio, step in to end the contest.

Talking to the media after the fight, Conlan had this to say,

‘I knew this would happen.

‘He started committing, and I hit him and dropped him with a beautiful body shot in the first round. After that, I knew I was going to stop him.

‘It is something really special to be fighting on St Paddy’s Day. Now I want to do it in Ireland. We will sell out any stadium in Ireland.’


Big things beckon for the latest potential superstar from Ireland.

 

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