NEW YORK (AP) — The party starts long before the fight when Michael Conlan comes to New York on St. Patrick’s Day.
But in the midst of his latest victory celebration at Madison Square Garden, Conlan was thinking about a loss.
He wants revenge for a defeat while an amateur, and the way he looked Sunday, he sure seems ready to get it.
The former world amateur champion and two-time Olympian from Ireland returned to the arena where he made his pro debut two years ago on the holiday to blow out Ruben Garcia Hernandez by unanimous decision.
Conlan (11-0) won in a shutout, with all three judges giving him every round of the 10-round featherweight bout for scores of 100-90, with the flag waving