Leigh Wood versus Michael Conlan breakdown

This is an evenly matched fight between two featherweights who are effectively competing for who is the third or 4th best featherweight in the world. Leigh Wood fought at below European level for the vast majority of his career but put on a great performance in his last fight to dethrone Can Xu of hisContinue reading “Leigh Wood versus Michael Conlan breakdown”

Michael Conlan versus TJ Doheny breakdown

This is a good fight though one where I feel Conlan has a significant advantage. The fight is taking place above the super bantamweight limit and Doheny who is a natural super bantamweight hasn’t looked great when fighting above the weight. Conlan is also bigger and a bit more technically sound. Doheny hasn’t fought forContinue reading “Michael Conlan versus TJ Doheny breakdown”

Michael Conlan versus Ionut Baluta breakdown

This is a good fight for both fighters where the winner will likely be looking at a world title shot within another fight or two. Conlan was a good amateur where he competed in two Olympic games. Conlan has good technical skills though not a huge amount of power in my opinion. Ionut Baluta isContinue reading “Michael Conlan versus Ionut Baluta breakdown”

Michael Conlan versus Sofiane Takoucht breakdown.

On paper this should be a step up opponent for Conlan because Takoucht just fought for a world title but the reality is that Takoucht just isn’t very good. Josh Warrington who isn’t a massive puncher destroyed him in two rounds which is saying something. Conlan has very good technical skills and a very goodContinue reading “Michael Conlan versus Sofiane Takoucht breakdown.”

Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan fights announced

Both Stevenson and Conlan had headline fights annouced today to take place at the Madison Garden Theater. Stevenson is making the first defense of his title vs Miguel Marriaga who is most well known for losing to Lomachenko and Oscar Valdez. He’s not a bad name on Stevenson’s resume though Marriaga really has made aContinue reading “Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan fights announced”