In a stunning fight in Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, Ireland’s Michael Conlan was knocked out in the final round of the WBA ‘regular’ Featherweight Championship by reigning champion Leigh Wood.
Conlan received immediate medical attention when, at the end of the battle, he fell through the ropes and out of the ring as Wood delivered the final blow of the night.
The 30-year-old from Belfast was taken to hospital, with Matchroom Boxing chief executive Frank Smith tweeting that Conlan was “conscious and stable” on arrival.
In the early hours of Sunday, Conlan issued an update on his condition on his Instagram story: “I’m all good, I’m just getting checked up in the hospital. The CT scan is all clear.
“Congrats to Leigh Wood, congrats to his team, that was the best shot of the night he got me …