BBC Sport - Michael Conlan predicts quick victory in professional debut in New York
Conlan ready for pro debut in New York
- From the section Boxing
Former amateur star Michael Conlan says he is thrilled to be making his professional debut on a St Patrick's Day bill at New York's Madison Square Garden on Friday.
"All I've got to focus on is performing. Because if I perform, no one can beat me," said the 25-year-old Belfastman, who will take on little-known American Tim Ibarra.
The Northern Irishman won a bronze medal for Ireland at the 2012 Olympics.