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Paddy Barnes: Belfast flyweight to join Conlan on Madison Square Garden bill



Paddy Barnes will box on the St Patrick's Day bill featuring fellow Belfastman Michael Conlan at New York's Madison Square Garden. Flyweight Barnes is taking on Dallas man Oscar Mojica, 26, whose pro record is 11 wins, five defeats and one loss. Barnes, 31, will be having his first bout since his fourth-round stoppage by Nicaragua's Cristofer Rosales in a WBC featherweight title fight last August. The double Olympic medallist was stopped following a brutal body shot. "I'm extremely excited to be fighting at such an iconic venue," said Barnes of the 17 March bout in New York. "It's every boxer's dream and the fact it's on St Patrick's Day with Mick on the card makes it all the better. Read The Rest at :bbc...