Apr 30 2021
Friday

York Hall, London, United Kingdom

10 rounds contest
@ Super Bantamweight
Ionut Baluta
Baluta
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14-0-0

est. ringwalk:

2021-04-30T20:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - TBC / US - Fri 2:00pm EST

14-2-0

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The tape

29
Age
27
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 10UD 10TKO 9UD 10UD 10
Form
TKO 3UD 8
14
Wins
14
8
By KO
3
57
KO%
21
0
Losses
2
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2016
91
Pro rounds
94

Current rankings @ Super Bantamweight

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The Ring
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8
WBA
-
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WBC
-
1
WBO
9
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IBF
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Michael Conlan vs Ionut Baluta preview

When is Conlan vs Baluta?

Michael Conlan is set to square off against Ionut Baluta on Friday 30th April 2021 at York Hall in London.

The fight is scheduled for 10 rounds in the Super Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 122 pounds (8.7 stone or 55.3 KG).

This fight will appear on the undercard of Moruti Mthalane's and Sunny Edwards' clash for the IBF World Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Troy Williamson's and Kieran Smith's bout.

Conlan vs Baluta stats

Michael Conlan steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Ionut Baluta will make his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Conlan has a massive power advantage over Baluta, boosting at 57% knock out percentage over Baluta's 21%.

Michael Conlan is the older man by 2 years, at 29 years old.

Baluta has a height advantage of 2 inches over Conlan.

Both Michael Conlan & Ionut Baluta fight out of an orthodox stance.

Conlan is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 11 months later than Baluta, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 3 less professional rounds, 91 to Baluta's 94.

Michael Conlan goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBA and 1 by the WBO at super bantamweight.

Ionut Baluta is currently ranked number 9 by the WBO in the 122lb division.

Conlan vs Baluta form

Conlan remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Sofiane Takoucht on 15th August 2020 by technical knockout in the 10th round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Vladimir Nikitin on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Diego Alberto Ruiz on 3rd August 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Marquee, Falls Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Ruben Garcia on 17th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

He had beat Jason Cunningham on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

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Conlan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Baluta's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.5 rounds on average.

What time does Conlan vs Baluta start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at York Hall, London, United Kingdom, which is 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who is showing Conlan vs Baluta?

Conlan vs Baluta will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

How do you stream Conlan vs Baluta?

In the UK you can stream Conlan vs Baluta on BT Sport, and all their boxing cards, via the BT Sport app and online player. This is included for free if you order BT Sport on Sky TV, TalkTalk TV or BT TV.
If you don’t have a TV package, it’s only available as a standalone app to existing or new BT broadband customers. Note, it’s not currently available on Roku or NowTV sticks, or games consoles.

The stream is free for existing BT Sport 1 customers, while 1 month (for tv) costs £25.

In the US you can stream Conlan vs Baluta via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

1 month of ESPN+ is $5.99, 1 month (disney+/hulu) of ESPN+ is $12.99 and 1 year costs $59.99.

What were the odds on Conlan vs Baluta?

Ionut Baluta is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Michael Conlan if you fancy the incredible upset.

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You can stream Conlan vs Baluta via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

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You can stream Conlan vs Baluta on BT Sport, and all their boxing cards, via the BT Sport app and online player. This is included for free if you order BT Sport on Sky TV, TalkTalk TV or BT TV.

If you don’t have a TV package, it’s only available as a standalone app to existing or new BT broadband customers. Note, it’s not currently available on Roku or NowTV sticks, or games consoles.

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