Following a scary fall against Leigh Wood back in March, Michael Conlan is back! Conlan faces off against former title contender Miguel Marriaga on August 6. It will be a true homecoming for Conlan, as the fight takes place inside Belfast's SSE Arena.
A 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, Conlan made his pro debut in 2017. He had a productive 2019, beating Ruben Hernandez and Diego Alberto Ruiz, while facing Vladimir Nikitin inside Madison Square Garden. That MSG fight, where Conlan won, was a rematch from their bout at the Olympics, in which Nikitin won following a controversial call.
In August 2021, he beat T.J. Doheny for the interim WBA featherweight title. Facing Leigh Wood for the WBA (Regular) featherweight title in March, Conlan looked like he was on his way to winning his first major title. Wood came back, however, and in the 12th round knocked Conlan out of the ring. Conlan would lose via TKO.
“I’m very excited to be back fighting in my beloved Belfast,” Conlan said. "Miguel is a great fighter, and together we'll give the fans a memorable night at The SSE Arena. This bout will get me straight back in the mix for world titles, and I’m relishing the task at hand.”
Marriaga made his pro debut in 2009. A WBC Continental Americas featherweight champion, Marriaga unsuccessfully challenged for the WBA (Super) featherweight title in 2015. Winning the WBO-NABO featherweight title in 2016, he once again sought a world title. In 2017 Marriaga lost to Oscar Valdez for the WBO featherweight title and to Vasiliy Lomachenko for the WBO junior-lightweight title.
Marriaga is 2-2 in his last four fights. Back in December, he lost to Eduardo Ramirez via unanimous decision. This will be Marriaga's first trip to the U.K.
The Sporting News has a complete guide to Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga, including the fight card, price, betting odds, and more.
When is Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga?
- Date: Saturday, August 6
- Main card: 2 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. BST
- Main event: 4:30 p.m. ET | 9:30 p.m. BST (approximately)
Michael Conlan faces Miguel Marriaga on August 6. The main card will start at 2 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. BST. Conlan and Marriaga should make their way to the ring around 4:30 p.m. ET | 9:30 p.m. BST, depending on how long the undercard fights last.
How to watch Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga
- Channel: ESPN+, FITE.tv
The Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga main card will be shown on ESPN+ in the U.S.
In the U.K., you can watch Conlan vs. Marriaga via FITE.tv.
Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga price: How much does the card cost?
On FITE.tv, Conlan vs. Marriaga costs $12.99.
You can pay $6.99 for a monthly subscription to ESPN+ or buy an annual subscription for $69.99. The Conlan vs. Marriaga fight won't be an additional cost to current ESPN+ subscribers.
|ESPN+ Monthly Subscription||$6.99/month|
|ESPN+ Annual Subscription||$69.99/year|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu Ad-Supported||$13.99/month|
|The Disney Bundle w/Hulu No-Ads||$19.99/month|
*Going into effect August 23, ESPN+'s monthly subscription will change from $6.99/mo to $9.99/mo. The annual ESPN+ subscription package will change from $69.99/yr to $99.99/yr.
There is no change to the standalone PPV, or to the Disney Bundle.
Where is Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga?
Conlan vs. Marriaga will take place inside the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In Conlan's backyard, the SSE Arena can hold up to 11,000+ people.
Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga betting odds
Betting odds are currently unavailable for Conlan vs. Marriaga. The Sporting News will be providing more information when it is released.
Michael Conlan record, bio
- Nationality: Irish
- Born: November 19, 1991
- Height: 5-8
- Reach: 69 inches
- Total fights: 17
- Record: 16-1 with 8 wins via knockout
Miguel Marriaga record, bio
- Nationality: Colombian
- Born: October 31, 1986
- Height: 5-8
- Reach: 67 inches
- Total fights: 35
- Record: 30-5 with 26 wins via knockout
Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga fight card
- Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga; Featherweights
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- Paddy Donovan vs. Tom Hill.; Welterweights
- Colm Murphy vs. Ruadhan Farrell; Featherweights
- Kurt Walker vs. Juan Yin; Featherweights