Michael Conlan returns, and Luis Collazo faces Samuel Vargas today on ESPN+.
Irish featherweight prospect Michael Conlan returns to New York for St. Patrick’s Day, facing Ruben Garcia Hernandez in a 10-round bout, while welterweight veterans Luis Collazo and Samuel Vargas meet in a must-win affair on the card.
How to watch Conlan vs Hernandez
The fights will air on ESPN+, streaming live at 3 pm ET for the prelims, and 6 pm ET for the main card. There’s a full bill of fights beneath the Conlan-Hernandez and Collazo-Vargas fights, including the return of Conlan’s amateur rival Vladimir Nikitin. It’s been made clear that Top Rank wants to match them in the pros at some point down the line.
Here’s the full lineup:
- Michael Conlan vs Ruben Garcia Hernandez, featherweights, 10 rounds
- Luis Collazo vs Samuel Vargas, welterweights, 10 rounds
- Paddy Barnes vs Oscar Mojica, bantamweights, 6 rounds
- Josue Vargas vs Adriano Ramirez, junior welterweights, 8 rounds
- John Bauza vs Ricardo Maldonado, junior welterweights, 6 rounds
- Vladimir Nikitin vs Juan Tapia, featherweights, 6 rounds
- Joseph Adorno vs Victor Rosas, lightweights, 6 rounds
- Lee Reeves vs Edward Torres, junior welterweights, 4 rounds