Feature | Oct 25 2018

EXCLUSIVE Michael Conlan: ‘The feeling of it, being part of something that was bigger than sport’

Michael Conlan has just halted Nicola Cipolletta in Las Vegas. He speaks to John Dennen about his next fight, the Olympic dream and more
Michael Conlan
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How was it in Las Vegas?

It was good, it was different. It was the first time I boxed in Vegas and I enjoyed it. [Normally I’ve been] the main event kind of guy and it’s tough. So the fact that it was low key, I was under the radar, it was perfect.

Must have been very different to the one before, when you were main event in your hometown?