Lewis Crocker will defend his European welterweight title against Artem Haroyan in the iconic Ulster Hall, Belfast on November 5 2021. Unbeaten Crocker will headline a bumper show at the Ulster Hall that will also include Padraig McCrory and Sean McComb.
November 5 will be Crocker's second defense of the WBO European title he won back in August 2020 when he stopped Louis Greene. Crocker then came through a 10-round war with Deniz Ilbay in March to successfully defend the strap. Armenian Haroyan (17-2-1) is the latest test for 24-year-old Crocker to overcome, which will hopefully be in front of a big crowd at the Ulster Hall.
Meanwhile, in the co-main event super-middleweight, McCrory will put his unbeaten record on the line against Celso Neves (8-1-1). McCrory won the WBC International Silver super-middleweight title at August's Feile bill at Falls Park.
The 33-year-old will go into the fight on the back of two stoppage wins against Mickey Ellison and Sergei Gorokhov respectively.
And Sean McComb faces a cracking contest with Scotland's Ronnie Clark (21-5-2) on the same card.
McComb bounced back from his defeat to Gavin Gwynne with an impressive points victory over Vicente Martin Rodriguez at the Feile.
Also on the card, undefeated James McGivern (3-0) faces Jonny Phillips, and rising star Cain Lewis (1-0) collides with Stefan Nicolae.
Some of the best up and coming stars will be featured on the undercard, as Paul Ryan (1-0) squares off with Damien Esquisabel, Sean Duffy (4-0) fights Ed Harrison, also Fearghus Quinn (3-0, 1 KO) & Danny Keating (4 3ko’s) return.
Jamie Conlan, CEO of Conlan Boxing said: "This is the first of several shows with Top Rank & ESPN+ and we are delighted to kick it off with one of the brightest and most exciting prospects in Irish boxing Lewis Crocker.
“The Croc is in a transition period from prospect to challenger status and his last two fights have certainly been a statement of his intent to make a splash in the welterweight division. November 5 is another step in that direction for Lewis and no doubt we are in for another exciting performance."
Michael Conlan, Director of Conlan Boxing said:
“ Looking forward to bringing our second show to Belfast.
The big fight night will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank, with a UK and Ireland broadcaster announced in the near future
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