Michael Conlan stole the show on Manny Pacquiao undercard last night 4 years ago

Michael Conlan stole the show on Manny Pacquiao undercard last night

Michael Conlan absolutely stole the show after a third round stoppage in Australia on Saturday night.

The Olympic bronze medalist is now 3-0 in his professional career after beating Jarrett Owen in Brisbane on the Manny Pacquiao undercard.

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Conlan was fighting at the Suncorp Stadium and was able to convincingly finish off the Australian Owen in front of a home crowd.

The 25-year-old said that he next plans to fight on 22 September in, what will be expected to be, a jump in class from his three previous bouts.

The Belfast man has finished on three of his professional fights in the third round and all have come through stoppages.

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He was fighting on the undercard to Manny Pacquiao versus Jeff Horn, a fight that has caused massive controversy,

The popular Filipino was defeated by Australian, Horn, by unanimous decision with the scorecards reading 117-111, 115-113, 115-113.

The defeat is now the seventh of Pacquiao's career with the fighter falling to a 59-7-2 record with four of his last nine fights ending in defeat.

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His opponent, Horn, is now 17-0-1 following last night's victory, which is being touted as one of boxing's greatest upsets and is now the new WBO welterweight champion.