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Confident: Paddy Barnes

Confident: Paddy Barnes

High drama: Jamie Conlan on the attack during his thriller with Yader Cardoza at the Waterfront Hall in March.

High drama: Jamie Conlan on the attack during his thriller with Yader Cardoza at the Waterfront Hall in March.

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Star quality: Paddy Barnes (right) and Jamie Conlan ahead of the Battle of Belfast bill at the Waterfront Hall

Star quality: Paddy Barnes (right) and Jamie Conlan ahead of the Battle of Belfast bill at the Waterfront Hall

Pacemaker Press 1/5/2017
From L-R Welshman Craig Evans goes head to head with  Dubliner Stephen Ormond for the WBO European Lightweight title during a press conference ahead of the Battle of Belfast Boxing Bill on he 17th of June in the Waterfront Hall.
Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes is to fight for the WBO European flyweight belt, While Jamie Conlan will also feature.
Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press 1/5/2017 From L-R Welshman Craig Evans goes head to head with Dubliner Stephen Ormond for the WBO European Lightweight title during a press conference ahead of the Battle of Belfast Boxing Bill on he 17th of June in the Waterfront Hall. Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes is to fight for the WBO European flyweight belt, While Jamie Conlan will also feature. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press 1/5/2017
Belfast Boxer Jamie Conlan during a press conference ahead of the Battle of Belfast Boxing Bill on he 17th of June in the Waterfront Hall.
Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes is to fight for the WBO European flyweight belt, While Jamie Conlan will also feature.
Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press 1/5/2017 Belfast Boxer Jamie Conlan during a press conference ahead of the Battle of Belfast Boxing Bill on he 17th of June in the Waterfront Hall. Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes is to fight for the WBO European flyweight belt, While Jamie Conlan will also feature. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd May 2017

Local boxers Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes pictured at a press conference in Belfast City Centre to promote their up-and-coming fights in Belfast on 17th June.  

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd May 2017 Local boxers Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes pictured at a press conference in Belfast City Centre to promote their up-and-coming fights in Belfast on 17th June. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Pacemaker Press 1/5/2017
Belfast Boxers Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes during a press conference ahead of the Battle of Belfast Boxing Bill on he 17th of June in the Waterfront Hall.
Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes is to fight for the WBO European flyweight belt, While Jamie Conlan will also feature.
Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Pacemaker Press 1/5/2017 Belfast Boxers Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes during a press conference ahead of the Battle of Belfast Boxing Bill on he 17th of June in the Waterfront Hall. Two-time Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes is to fight for the WBO European flyweight belt, While Jamie Conlan will also feature. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd May 2017

Local boxers Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes pictured at a press conference in Belfast City Centre to promote their up-and-coming fights in Belfast on 17th June.  

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Press Eye Belfast - Northern Ireland 2nd May 2017 Local boxers Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes pictured at a press conference in Belfast City Centre to promote their up-and-coming fights in Belfast on 17th June. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

Belfast Boxers Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes during a press conference ahead of the Battle of Belfast Boxing Bill on he 17th of June in the Waterfront Hall. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Belfast Boxers Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes during a press conference ahead of the Battle of Belfast Boxing Bill on he 17th of June in the Waterfront Hall. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Euro tilt: Paddy Barnes

Euro tilt: Paddy Barnes

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Confident: Paddy Barnes

Paddy Barnes and Jamie Conlan have outlined their drive towards World title glory as they look ahead to next month's bill at the Waterfront Hall.

Double Olympic bronze medallist Barnes is aiming to secure a top 15 rating with the WBO in only his third fight against former European flyweight champion Silvio Olteanu, while Conlan says he is heading towards a WBO super-flyweight title shot before the end of the year.

Barnes will headline at the Waterfront on June 17 as he takes a step up in class, jumping up to 10 rounds in a WBO European flyweight title fight with Olteanu.

"It's the top 15 ranking that I want to get me moving towards a world title fight. It's a gamble moving up to 10 rounds in only my third fight but my amateur experience will help me to do that and it's a case of getting my training right so I can pace the 10 rounds. I'll have to be on my game or I'll lose," said Barnes.

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