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Unbeaten Conlan aims for big performance

Conlan is back in Madison Square Garden this weekend, where he made his professional debut

Since his controversial exit from the Rio Olympics last summer, Michael Conlan has not looked back.

Amassing a 4-0 record, with four stoppages, the 2012 bronze medallist hopes to end his first year in the professional ranks unbeaten.

He faces tough Argentinian Luis Fernando Molina on the undercard of the Vasyl Lomachenko vs.Guillermo Rigondeaux fight at Madison Square Garden in New York.

It will be the fourth time the Belfast-born super-bantamweight has fought on US soil and sees him return to the scene of his debut victory, against Tim Ibarra.

Molina has never been stopped, but Conlan hopes to put in a performance that will move him one step closer to the world title he craves, as Simon McIntyre reports.