THERE was a West Belfast feel to Thursday's Europa Hotel press conference as aside from Michael Conlan's IBF featherweight title challenge to Luis Alberto Lopez being announced, it was confirmed that both Anthony Cacace and Padraig McCrory will feature in major fights on the undercard.
Katie Taylor has never been one to shirk a challenge so when Amanda Serrano pulled out of their planned May 20 rematch, the Bray woman insisted on the toughest test out there in the form of undisputed light-welterweight champion Chantelle Cameron.
MICHAEL Conlan's bid to claim the IBF featherweight title on May 27 at the SSE Arena is expected to be confirmed within days with BT Sport and ESPN providing live television coverage on either side of the Atlantic.
CLIFTONVILLE boss Paddy McLaughlin has conceded that the league title is beyond his side after Dungannon Swifts completed an injury-time turnaround on Saturday to leave Solitude with a 2-1 win for the second time in the space of two weeks.
ANTRIM’S quest is to bounce back from two contrasting defeats, but their hopes for Division Three survival are still very much hang in the balance for the Saffrons as they look to end Cavan’s invincible league run.