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Battle of Belfast: Paddy Barnes and Jamie Conlan to star at Waterfront

Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes will take on Spaniard Silvio Olteanu for the WBO European flyweight belt at the Battle of Belfast.

The Waterfront Hall bout will take place on June 17.

"Hopefully this will be my first pro title of many," said Barnes.

Paddy Barnes/Jamie Conlan press conference in Belfast.

Posted by Belfast Telegraph on Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Also on the bill will be fellow Belfast boxer Jamie Conlan. However, his opponent is yet to be confirmed.

Topping the bill will be the WBO European lightweight Championship bout between Welsh man Craig Evans and Dublin's Stephen Ormond.

While fellow Dubliner Jono Carroll will fight Liverpool boxer Johnny Quigley for the IBF European Super-Featherweight title.

Steven Ward and Lewis Crocker are also on the bill, but their opponents are yet to be confirmed.

"Hopefully it'll be a nice easy fight for me on June 17. It's a cracking bill packed full of Irish talent," said Conlan.

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