Michael Conlan speaks candidly to bet365's Rob Tebbutt ahead of his IBF featherweight world title fight against Mexican Luis Alberto Lopez in his home city of Belfast.
On the back of a two-fight win streak since succumbing to a knockout defeat to Nottingham's Leigh Wood in March last year, convincingly overcoming Miguel Marriaga and Karim Guerfi, Conlan feels primed and ready to get his hands on a world title.
The 31-year-old former amateur world champion and Olympic bronze medallist believes he has learned valuable lessons from the heavy knockout loss he suffered to Wood, with these learnings making him more prepared to face another dangerous fighter in the form of Mexican Luis Alberto Lopez.
Set to be backed by a vociferous home crowd in Belfast, is well aware of the size of the task he faces against the diminutive Lopez, who already has wins on his record against British duo Josh Warrington and Isaac Lowe on his professional record.
The Northern Irishman backs his boxing skills to prove too much for his Mexican counterpart, with Conlan eyeing up a potential rematch with Leigh Wood or other lucrative bouts against Leeds fighter Warrington or former amateur foe Robeisy Ramirez should he prevail against Lopez this weekend.
You can watch Michael Conlan's full interview with bet365's Rob Tebbutt in the video above.