Luis alberto lopez is set to defend his title against Michael Conlan
by ARYAN LAKHANI | VIEW 360
An interesting matchup, Luis Alberto Lopez vs Michael Conlan, is going to be loved by all boxing fans. This will be Michael Conlan’s second attempt at a title shot. It’s a clash in the featherweight division; the winner will claim or retain the IBF featherweight title.
The fight is going to happen on the 27th of May in Belfast, Northern Ireland. These fighters have a terrific boxing record, 18-1(9 KO’s) for Michael Conlan and 27-2 (15 KO’s) for the defending champion Luis Alberto Lopez who is on a 5 match winning streak.
Conlan lost his well-maintained, consistent winning streak last year against Leigh Wood via TKO. It’s a great step up for the Irish fighter, as a win from here can change his career in the best way possible.
Michael Conlan's best chance for redemption
The bitter taste of defeat must have awakened the urge to fight for redemption, and this is undeniably his best shot at claiming the IBF featherweight title, but it’s not an easy test; the Mexican opponent may turn out to be one of his toughest fights and a loss from here won’t look good.
Based on the performance of the previous fights, both fighters have shown great striking dominance, but it’s going to break down to commitment; on the 27th of may, we will find out who’s more committed. The fight is official ” Luis Alberto Lopez will defend his IBF featherweight title vs.
Michael Conlan on May 27 in the challenger’s native Belfast, Northern Ireland, after the fighters struck a deal, sources told ESPN. The fight will be streamed stateside on ESPN+”. said mike Coppinger in a recent tweet.
It will be very interesting to see the fighters exchange words in the press conference, which should take place in the upcoming weeks, and more details about the undercard will also be shared in the next few days. It's Ireland vs Mexico. (Image source: IRISH BOXING)