The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 9 °C Thursday 22 March, 2018

#Andy Lee

# andy-lee - Friday 2 March, 2018

Does it matter if our favourite sports stars are considered 'nice' people?

The careers of Jamie Heaslip and Andy Lee were eulogised last week, writes Tommy Martin.

# andy-lee - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Andy Lee: The nice guy who finished first

Limerick’s former WBO World middleweight champion will go down as an Irish boxing great, but he’s not going anywhere fast.

# andy-lee - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Former world champion Andy Lee announces retirement from boxing

The 33-year-old Limerick man captured the WBO World middleweight title in 2014, and won 35 of his 39 pro bouts.

# andy-lee - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'm still young enough to fight, I'm still fit enough and I still believe I'm good enough to win a world title'

Andy Lee still has a strong ambition to be a world champion once again.

# andy-lee - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Heavy hitter: Andy Lee confirmed as new member of the Off The Ball team

The 33-year-old has been a long-time contributor.

# andy-lee - Friday 27 October, 2017

'Katie Taylor will win her world title in 6-8 rounds' - Andy Lee

The former WBO middleweight title holder joined us on Close Calls to discuss the bout.

# andy-lee - Saturday 16 September, 2017

You'd be off the wall to miss last call for Carl Frampton, the world-beater from up the road

There were scoffs when Frampton was placed on Second Captains’ ‘Good Wall’ in 2015. He now belongs in the pantheon of Irish sporting greats.

# andy-lee - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle

Director and Rolling Stone journalist Jay Bulger wants to create boxing’s own ‘Boyhood’ after the success of his recent Netflix documentary, which featured a cameo from Ireland’s Andy Lee.

# andy-lee - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Examining which Irish boxers, if any, will appear on the Mayweather-McGregor undercard

The CEO of Mayweather Promotions wants another Irish fighter on the card, but who would make the most sense, and who’s available?

# andy-lee - Saturday 10 June, 2017

The ‘new Carl Frampton’ ready to step up to world-championship level

“Throughout my amateur career, the higher the level I went to, the better I got,” says Ryan Burnett.

# andy-lee - Friday 5 May, 2017

'Worry about fighting after': No rush on Andy Lee's ring return or a home bout for Katie Taylor

Neither fighter will be on the 10 June card in Belfast.

# andy-lee - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Father-to-be Lee taking break for the birth of first child after comeback victory

The Limerick middleweight says he hopes to fight again later this year, however.

Andy Lee earns unanimous decision with workmanlike display on comeback in New York

The Limerick man got the job done at Madison Square Garden.

# andy-lee - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Jacobs misses weight check, unable to win IBF belt GGG

Jacobs misses weight check, unable to win IBF belt

Gennady Golovkin’s IBF middleweight belt remains on the line, but Daniel Jacobs will be ineligible to claim it.

# andy-lee - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Andy Lee seeking knockout on return to Madison Square Garden

Ireland’s former WBO middleweight champion is back in the ring for the first time in 15 months on Saturday night.

# andy-lee - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Andy Lee reveals he only wants to fight for another year

The Limerick fighter is on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin’s next bout on 18 March.

# andy-lee - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Paddy's weekend in New York just got bigger - Andy Lee added to Golovkin v Jacobs card

Former world champion to return on 18 March in Madison Square Garden.

# andy-lee - Monday 5 December, 2016

'It's not top level, it's not up to scratch': Andy Lee on McGregor's boxing skills

The former WBO middleweight champion was speaking on Off The Ball yesterday.

# andy-lee - Monday 12 September, 2016

Lee calls for a shot at Golovkin or Jacobs as he announces plans to return to the ring

“I want to test myself and fight and beat the best. That has been my motivation during my career.”

# andy-lee - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Andy Lee looks set to return to the ring in New York this June

The former WBO middleweight champion is desperate to regain the belt he relinquished in December.

# andy-lee - Sunday 20 December, 2015

A dejected Andy Lee still keen on Saunders rematch after world title defeat

The Limerick man was knocked down twice on his way a majority points loss on Saturday night.

Why Chelsea players have a right to feel betrayed by Mourinho and all the week's best sportswriting

Also, the unlikely link between Andy Lee and Anton Chekhov.

# andy-lee - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Bitter disappointment for Andy Lee as he loses his world title to Billy Joe Saunders

The Englishman won on a majority decision.

Analysis: Lee should not rely on stoppage in style wars

Champion has the boxing ability to beat Saunders, but his knockout streak could lead to risky tactics.

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year? They're All Winners... This post contains a poll

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?

Should McIlroy retain his crown….have your say?

# andy-lee - Friday 18 December, 2015

Andy Lee says Billy Joe Saunders won't have any home advantage in world title fight

The two had no problems making the weight at today’s weigh-in.

# andy-lee - Thursday 17 December, 2015

‘It wouldn’t matter if Billy Joe came across wielding a samurai sword, Andy Lee knows what he’s doing’

“Andy is an honest man and true to himself,” says Lee’s trainer as he prepares for psychological pre-fight warfare.

# andy-lee - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I won't be as nice to Billy Joe when we get in the ring' - Andy Lee

The WBO world champion is determined to lose his ‘Mr. Nice Guy’ tag

'Boxing is an art, but cage fighting is rough and tumble - I’d like to have a go at it'

Andy Lee stands in the way of Billy Joe Saunders, but the Englishman wants to try cage fighting once he hangs up his gloves.

# andy-lee - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

'I agreed to let Andy fight for this world title' - Gambler Saunders thinks he's on a roll

English challenger banked on Lee coming through Stateside bouts to set up Ireland v England title showdown.

Eubank Jr takes aim at Lee-Saunders winner after seeing off Spike

Former champion’s son wants to take down another Irish fighter

Andy Lee: 'I have the title - the pressure is all on Billy Joe to try and take it off me'

Limerick’s Lee faces his first world title defence in Manchester this Saturday night.

# andy-lee - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Rugby icon laid to rest, big boost for Andy Lee & all today's sport

Elsewhere, League of Ireland attendances have increased while CJ Stander has signed a new deal with Munster.

Andy Lee gets Stateside TV boost ahead of Saunders world title showdown

Showtime Sports to screen Manchester fight in the US.

# andy-lee - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

McGuigan reveals Haye comeback was a year in the making

Trainer backs former champ to ‘do some damage’ in heavyweight division.

# andy-lee - Thursday 22 October, 2015

'It would be stupid to look past Saunders' - Lee denies deal already in place to fight GGG

There have been suggestions that Kazakhstan’s Gennady Golovkin could be next for the WBO champion.

# andy-lee - Saturday 10 October, 2015

A new date has been set for Andy Lee's inaugural world title defence

Lee versus Billy Joe Saunders will take place in Manchester.

# andy-lee - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Andy Lee says his fight against Billy Joe Saunders will go ahead in December

Lee says an exact date will be confirmed in the coming days.

# andy-lee - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Europe versus USA as Olympics bid heats up, Shaw stays strong and all today's sport

Also, Andy Lee could be in line for a very interesting bout and an Irish youngster makes the grade

Andy Lee could have a very interesting fight on the horizon

Gennady Golovkin’s promoter says he wants to unify the middleweight division.

1 2 3 4