Michael Conlan

Michael Conlan

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Michael Conlan is a renowned Irish professional boxer. Michael Conlan is best known for being Ireland’s most successful amateur fighter of all time.

Early Life and Childhood

Michael Conlan was born Michael John Conlan on 19th November 1991. He stepped into this world in Belfast, Northern Ireland. With this, he is currently 30 years old and he holds Irish nationality. Likewise, he follows Christianity while his birth sign is Scorpio.

Moving on towards his family members, he was born to his father John Conlan, and his mother Teresa Colan. His father is also his coach has is from Drimnagh, County Dublin. In addition, he also has an elder brother named Jamie Conlan who is also a professional boxer. Other than this, there are no other details regarding his early childhood.

Education

In terms of his educational status, he did his schooling at St Gall’s School. Later, he attended Corpus Christi College.

Professional Life and Career

Regarding his professional life, his amateur career began when he was 11 years old when he won the Ulster novice title. Moreover, he has won the Irish national flyweight champion three times. At the 2012 Olympics, he defeated Duke Micah in his first match. Following that, he overcame French boxer Nordine Oubaali by a score of 22–18 in the quarter-finals before falling to Robeisy Ramirez in the semi-finals. He went on to win a silver medal in the 2013 European Championships in Minsk, losing to Andrew Selby by a score of 1:2.

On August 2, 2014, he won the gold medal in the bantamweight event at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, defeating England’s Qais Ashfaq. In 2015, he competed for Italia Thunder in the World Series Boxing. He and Paddy Barnes would engage in seven fights over 14 weeks in an attempt to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Likewise, he won five of his seven races, good enough for second place in the individual standings and an Olympic spot in Rio.

In August 2015, he won the European Championships at Bantamweight and also the Boxer of the Tournament. He also fought in four fights, defeating representatives from France, Denmark, Italy, and the United Kingdom. Following that, in October 2015, he won the gold medal in the bantamweight class at the 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships, becoming Ireland’s first-ever male World Championship gold medalist. In 2015, he was announced as the RTE Sports Person of the Year.

Michael Conlan

Caption: Michael playing boxing (source: Instagram)

More Details

On September 23, 2016, he made his debut against Tim Ibarra, which he won by third-round technical knockout in Madison Square Garden’s theater on March 17, 2017. On August 3rd, 2019, he faced Diego Alberto Ruiz in his next professional bout. Following that, he fought Vladimir Nikitin. He easily won on all three scorecards. He lost his next bout against Sofiane Takoucht. On April 30, 2021, he defeated Ionut Baluta by majority decision in his debut at super-bantamweight.

After returning to featherweight, he fought T. J. Doheny for the vacant WBA interim featherweight championship on August 6, 2021, won with two judges scoring the fight 116–111. In terms of his professional career, he has fought 17 fights thus far, winning 16 and losing one. He has also been on TV programs such as “Celebrity Apprentice Ireland” on TV3 in 2013 and “Road To Rio” on RTÉ2 in 2016.

Net Worth

Being a professional boxer, he has made a pretty handful amount of wealth. As for the online resources, Conlan currently has an estimated net worth of $4 million US dollars.

Michael Conlan

Caption: Michael with his car (source: Instagram)

Relationship Status

Michael Conlan is a married guy who married his lovely long-time girlfriend turned wife, Shauna Olali, in 2012. Shauna Olali, Michael’s half-soul, was working as an approved secretary when the pair became engaged. They are also the happy parents of two children: Luisne Conlan (born in 205), and Michael Jr. (born in 2018).

Michael Conlan

Caption: Michael with his wife and family (source: Instagram)

Body Measurements and Social Media

Enhancing his body measurements, Conlan is a tall and fit guy. Talking of his height and weight, he is 5 feet 8 inches or 1.72 meters tall and has an average weight. His other body measurements are currently unavailable. In addition, he has brown hair and a couple of brown eyes.

When it comes to his social media availability, Conlan is pretty famous on them. He has more than 126k followers on Facebook, over 265k followers on Instagram, and 162.9k followers on Twitter.