The Olympics unannounced return to action on May 1st.
Bob Arum believes Michael Conlan’s victory in his next blow will lead him to a world title challenge later in 2021 in front of a wholesale crowd at the Madison Square Garden mecca fight.
Conlan last fought in August at BT Sport Studios in London on a card behind closed doors due to COVID-19. The 29-year-old (14-0, 9 KOs) finished off France’s Sofiane Takoucht in the 10th and final round.
His next fight is set for May 1, under the IBF world heavyweight title fight between champion Moruti Mthalane and opponent Sunny Edwards. And his promoter Arum says a big reward awaits him if he succeeds, as long as the vaccination process continues to allow for a gradual return to regularity.
“Mick will be fighting at the beginning of May and then the plan is to move on to the world title picture,” Arum reported as reported by the Belfast Telegraph. in Madison Square Garden and would fill it.
“I am very confident that pandemics will be reduced in the United States as we now look to have enough vaccines by the end of May to protect the whole population. So by June we can start doing events to the best of our ability. . “
Both the United States and the United Kingdom are moving at a confident pace with their vaccines, and the gradual lifting of pandemic restrictions means that living populations may be able to reappear regularly in the second half of the calendar year.