WATCH LIVE: Michael Conlan vs Diego Alberto Ruiz Weigh In Live Stream
Michael Conlan 125.6 lbs vs. Diego Alberto Ruiz 124.8 lbs
(Conlan’s WBO Intercontinental and vacant WBA Intercontinental Featherweight titles – 10 Rounds)
Chris Jenkins 146.4 lbs vs. Paddy Gallagher 147 lbs
(Jenkins’ British and vacant Commonwealth Welterweight titles – 12 Rounds)
Luis Arias 161.5 lbs vs. Luke Keeler 161.1 lbs
(Middleweight – 10 Rounds)
Steve Collins Jr. 167.1 lbs vs. Padraig McCrory 167.1 lbs
(Super Middleweight – 8 Rounds)
The historic #MTKFightNight at Féile an Phobail on Saturday featuring Michael Conlan’s clash with Diego Alberto Ruiz has now officially sold out.
The massive card at Falls Park in Belfast has gripped everybody’s imagination – with all of the tickets now snapped up ahead of this weekend’s incredible spectacular.
It means the only way to now watch the fantastic action on Saturday is live on BT Sport in association with Queensberry Promotions, and live on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank.
MTK Global Professional Development Coordinator Jamie Conlan said: “It is fantastic news that this weekend’s massive MTK Fight Night event at Feile an Phobail is now officially sold out. This is a historic event not only for Belfast but for Irish boxing as a whole, and it’s going to be one to remember on Saturday.
“It’s a huge card packed full of local talent, so we’re excited to see the incredible atmosphere that the passionate fans display at Falls Park.”
Kevin Gamble, Féile an Phobail Director, added: “We are delighted to announce today that the Michael Conlan Féile Fight Night this Saturday has now sold out completely.
“Saturday at the Falls Park is going to be an unbelievable occasion with an incredible atmosphere. Millions of people across the world will be watching live. This is a fantastic advertisement for Belfast!”
The incredible event at Falls Park on Saturday is main evented by Conlan facing the toughest test of his career so far when he takes on Ruiz.
A massive crowd was in attendance at Belfast City Hall today to witness Michael Conlan get put through his paces at the open workout ahead of Saturday’s historic #MTKFightNight at Feile an Phobail.
Local hero Conlan (11-0, 6 KOs) faces fearsome Diego Alberto Ruiz (21-2, 10 KOs) at Falls Park, live on BT Sport in association with Frank Warren, and live on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank.
Conlan was overwhelmed with the support he received at the workout, and is excited to reward those loyal supporters with a performance to remember this weekend.
“It means the world to me. Having all of these fans come away from work to support me during the workouts is fantastic. The atmosphere around the fight has been phenomenal, and I can’t thank MTK Global, Feile an Phobail and Top Rank enough.
“Feile is a West Belfast festival, but with this fight it’s become about the entire country and now it’s going to be shown around the world. It’s amazing for me and for the city.
“I’m grateful to have the fight shown on these huge platforms, and for me I see that as a big achievement as I’m already doing that after only 11 fights, so it’s really special.
“An outdoors boxing event like this has never been done before in West Belfast, so for me to be the spearhead of it all is very humbling.”
There were hundreds of fans gathered at the City Hall to see the stars of Saturday’s show, as along with Conlan, the likes of Paddy Gallagher, Luke Keeler and Paddy Barnes were also showing their skills to the passionate crowd.
Along with Conlan’s showdown with Ruiz, a huge bill also includes Paddy Gallagher vs. Chris Jenkins for the British & Commonwealth welterweight titles, Luke Keeler vs. Luis Arias, Alfredo Meli vs. Araik Marutjan, Padraig McCrory vs. Steve Collins Jr for the Celtic super-middleweight title, Sean McComb vs. Renald Garrido, Olympic hero Paddy Barnes, Dennis McCann, Callum Bradley, Sean Duffy and Dee Sullivan.