Ireland’s featherweight prospect Michael Conlan returns to New York to face Mexico’s Ruben Garcia Hernandez in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN+ card at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. The undercard will air at 3 p.m. ET, with the main card scheduled for 6 p.m. ET.
Conlan (10-0, 6 KOs) is fighting for the third consecutive year on the main event of a St. Patrick’s Day weekend at Madison Square Garden. Last year, Conlan dropped David Berna twice en route to a Round 2 TKO victory.
Garcia Hernandez (24-3-2, 10 KOs) has a record of 9-1-1 in his past 11 fights, including a disputed majority draw against Marlembron Acuna in Suriname last December.
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ESPN boxing commentators Joe Tessitore and Mark Kriegel, along with former world champion Timothy Bradley Jr. and reporter Bernardo Osuna, will call the fight from ringside. Former super middleweight and light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward will host the studio show.
Where can I watch the Conlan-Garcia Hernandez fight card?
The Conlan-Garcia Hernandez fight broadcast on ESPN+ will begin at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday. The main card also includes the Luis Collazo vs. Samuel Vargas 10-round welterweight bout and a six-round bantamweight fight between Paddy Barnes and Oscar Mojica.
The undercard begins at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN+.
The undercard includes:
Josue Vargas vs. Adriano Ramirez, eight rounds, junior welterweights
Joseph Adorno vs. Victor Rosas, six rounds, lightweights
John Bauza vs. Ricardo Maldonado, six rounds, junior welterweights
Vladimir Nikitin vs. Juan Tapia, six rounds, featherweights
Lee Reeves vs. Edward Torres, four rounds, welterweights