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Michael Conlan AND Paddy Barnes will fight in New York on St. Patrick’s day

They'll take to the ring in Madison Square Garden.

They're both set to fight in New York on St. Patrick's day.
They’re both set to fight in New York on St. Patrick’s day.

 

Irish Olympic boxers Michael Conlan and Paddy Barnes have been added to the same New York undercard.

It was announced yesterday that bronze medalist Paddy Barnes had been added to the same bill that Michael Conlan will headline at the epic venue that is Madison Square Garden, on St. Patrick’s day next year.

American promoter Bob Arum announced the exciting update yesterday, and Belfast native Paddy then confirmed it on social media.

This is exciting news for the athlete.
This is exciting news for the athlete.

On Twitter he shared this pic and said, “Thanks @Trboxing for confirming myself on @MickConlan’s bill on St. Patrick’s day.”

This news comes after both Paddy and Michael announced their retirement from amateur boxing, and their move to the professional leagues.

While the upcoming New York fight will be Michael’s professional debut, Paddy will debut as a pro at Belfast’s Titanic Exhibition Centre next month.

 

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