James McClean suggests Wolfe Tones classic for Michael Conlan's entrance music for next fight
This would make some arrival.
Michael Conlan will fight in his fifth professional bout on the undercard of Vasyl Lomachenko - Guillermo Rigondeaux in Madison Square Garden, New York on 9 December.
The fight will take place in the downstairs Theater venue at The Garden, the same setting as his professional debut on St. Patrick's day last year when he overcame Tim Ibarra.
Conlan generated a carnival atmosphere on that occasion, and he's looking to create a similarly patriotic atmosphere in his next outing in The Big Apple.
The 26-year-old took to Twitter on Friday night to give his followers the opportunity to vote, or to suggest an entrance song for the fight.
The poll runs until Saturday night at 10.00pm.
Fairytale of New York holds the lead over the Irish Rover and New York, New York, but a suggestion from Ireland soccer star and friend James McClean looks to have won him over.
— Michael Conlan (@mickconlan11) November 24, 2017
The Irish winger suggested the Wolfe Tones classic, 'Streets of New York'. Many Irish supporters were reeling in the years with the idea, and urged Conlan to follow McClean's advice.
First irish song I knew 👍🇮🇪
— Paul the tim (@paulthetim) November 25, 2017
100% @paulbrennan00 bring a tear to a glass eye, ill sing it for him if he wants!! Tell him to check mollys about 1:45 am gold cup day for my audition😂🎼🍀🍺
— kevin (@kccfc1974) November 25, 2017
The Wexford band's anthem is now the "front runner" according to the Super Bantamweight.
"And not to forget
Be a proud Irishman."
The place would be hopping.
The Belfast native has taken to the professional ranks smoothly, winning four out of four so far, without encountering any great difficulties.
Admittedly, Conlan's opponents haven't been world-beaters, but you can only beat what's in front of you.
Luis Fernando Molina is next up.
With this entrance song, and a vocal Irish support, the Argentine will be up against it.