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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 23 April, 2018

Today’s News

Graham Burke added another rasper to his collection in Rovers' draw with Limerick An Eye For It This post contains videos

Graham Burke added another rasper to his collection in Rovers' draw with Limerick

Graham Burke netted his eighth of the season in Rovers’ 1-1 draw with the Shannonsiders, and it was another peach.

Yesterday’s News

'Valdez would have no problem going to Belfast': Arum keen for Frampton world title scrap

Bob Arum says Oscar Valdez wants to defend his world title against Carl Frampton.

Fabulous Frampton survives hairy 11th to see off 'dangerous motherf*****r' Donaire

Carl Frampton admitted he was “definitely hurt” in the 11th round, but out-fought the future Hall-of-Famer in Belfast.

Saturday 21 April, 2018

Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds on comeback Explosive This post contains videos

Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds on comeback

‘King’ Khan was back with a bang in Liverpool.

Sunderland loudly booed as they suffer relegation to League One after late collapse

Sunderland will be playing in English football’s third tier next season.

Michael Conlan to fight on home soil for the first time this summer

Michael Conlan will fight at Belfast’s SSE Odyssey Arena on 30 June.

Friday 20 April, 2018

Liverpool to return to Dublin for glamour friendly this summer

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds will face Napoli at the Aviva Stadium on 4 August.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

Conlan to get shot at 'revenge' for Rio robbery as Russian nemesis joins him at Top Rank

“It’ll be huge. It’ll be absolutely huge.”

'There'll be a lot of people putting me down' - Khan insists there's plenty left in the tank

A win for Amir Khan on Saturday will see his career path align with that of rival Kell Brook.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'I'm 18: is there a point in waiting six years to get cheated out of the Olympics?'

Irish boxing sensation Kane Tucker captains his country at the European Youth Boxing Championships in Italy, which begin this week.

Sunday 15 April, 2018

Monaghan boxing star Stevie McKenna joins brother Aaron in turning pro across the pond

Stevie McKenna will relocate to California to begin his professional career next month.

Friday 13 April, 2018

Five of seven Irish boxers win Friday's semis to claim at least Commonwealth silver

Six of 12 boxers from Team Northern Ireland have made it to Saturday’s finals.

US boxer sporting Trump-inspired trunks gets battered by Mexican foe Tearing Down The Wall This post contains videos

US boxer sporting Trump-inspired trunks gets battered by Mexican foe

Rod Salka’s political statement went walls-up on Thursday night.

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California Peach This post contains videos

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California

Ireland and Golden Boy Promotions’ youngest professional fighter moves to 3-0 (2KOs) in style.

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan and team pull plug on potential Golovkin showdown

With no confirmation that ‘GGG’ will even fight as planned on 5 May, ‘Spike’ and team have reverted to their original plan.

Irish boxers claim eight medals at Commonwealths with semis and finals to come

Seven Irish fighters will return with at least bronze, while Kristina O’Hara booked her place in the light-flyweight final.

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Salah returns for Reds as Aguero misses out on Pep's extremely attacking XI

Liverpool have made just one enforced change to last week’s team, while Pep has gone ‘all-out attack’.

'Like he sh** on all of us': Buffer slams McGregor's 'insulting' Brooklyn antics Loose Bruce This post contains videos

'Like he sh** on all of us': Buffer slams McGregor's 'insulting' Brooklyn antics

Buffer was quick to point out that last Thursday’s incident does not represent the UFC, but McGregor alone.

Monaghan teenager McKenna to fight live-dog opponent in California on Thursday

‘The Silencer’ returns to Fantasy Springs on Thursday night for his third professional bout.

Monday 9 April, 2018

Brock Lesnar's UFC future up in the air as he re-signs with WWE

Brock Lesnar’s UFC future might be more complicated than we thought.

'There was glass all over my back. I didn't know if it was a terrorist... I didn't know it was McGregor'

Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas narrowly escaped injury during Conor McGregor’s Barclays Center rampage.

Saturday 7 April, 2018

Kildare's Dennis Hogan earns his world title shot with hard-fought victory over Jimmy Kelly

Dennis Hogan beat Manchester’s Kelly via a unanimous decision in his adopted city of Brisbane.

Friday 6 April, 2018

'On Sunday nights, kids are feeling immense anxiety about school - like I did. I'll do it for them'

Kilcullen’s Dennis Hogan has more reasons than your average boxer for wanting to become a world champion. He’s seriously close.

'Working on consequences': UFC condemns McGregor and bans him from Saturday's card

“The organization deems today’s disruption completely unacceptable and is currently working on the consequences that will follow.”

Two fighters pulled from UFC 223 due to injuries suffered in McGregor rampage

Michael Chiesa and Ray Borg have been pulled on medical grounds, also leaving their opponents without a fight or purse.

'Destructive, abhorrent and illegal': NY Commission blasts McGregor for Brooklyn disorder

Any action taken by the NYSAC would be recognised by several other US states, including Nevada.

Thursday 5 April, 2018

UFC president says McGregor's rampage was the 'most disgusting thing in UFC history'

Dana White did not hold back in his assessment of Conor McGregor’s behaviour at Barclays Center this afternoon.

UFC fighter injured as Conor McGregor and entourage cause mayhem in Brooklyn Crazy Stuff This post contains videos

UFC fighter injured as Conor McGregor and entourage cause mayhem in Brooklyn

McGregor and his entourage attacked a van containing fighters, smashing a window and injuring Michael Chiesa.

Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'I've said 'yes': Spike confirms Golovkin negotiations are well underway

Spike O’Sullivan is willing and able to fight Golovkin in Canelo’s absence, but admits no deal is done yet.

Tuesday 3 April, 2018

'I'm truly shocked by what's happened': Golovkin-Canelo rematch OFF as Mexican withdraws

Canelo twice tested positive for clenbuterol in February and likely faces a short ban from the sport.

'Thanks Anthony': Wilder calls Joshua's bluff and accepts UK challenge in statement

Wilder maintains there is nothing on his side preventing the pair from trading leather.

Indian boxing official says syringes found in athletes village were for for vitamin injections

An Indian boxer was unwell and received a vitamin boost from a doctor, said the country’s boxing chief.

Manny Pacquiao confirmed to fight Argentinian puncher for WBA world title

Pacquiao will bid for a 12th world title in Kuala Lumpur this summer.

Sunday 1 April, 2018

Mayo's Ray Moylette eases to victory in grudge fight with Irish-American rival

Moylette and Matt Doherty exchanged more than words in the ring, but it was the Irishman who won out.

'Sh** fight, sh** performance by both fighters': Fury and Wilder stick the knife in Joshua No Feelings Spared This post contains videos

'Sh** fight, sh** performance by both fighters': Fury and Wilder stick the knife in Joshua

Tyson Fury labelled Joshua “a wooden-top, bum city piece of sh**” after his defeat of Joseph Parker.

After over a year out, Jason Quigley returns with a soul-snatching stoppage in Boston House Of Pain This post contains videos

After over a year out, Jason Quigley returns with a soul-snatching stoppage in Boston

The Donegal middleweight inflicted a first stoppage defeat on tough Puerto Rican Daniel Rosario.

Anthony Joshua taken the distance for the first time but adds WBO belt to his collection

Joshua produced a solid if underwhelming performance, but was well worth his victory in the Welsh capital.

Saturday 31 March, 2018

Ryan Burnett suffers suspected broken hand early but stylishly retains world title

Ryan Burnett suffers suspected broken hand early but stylishly retains world title

Ryan Burnett reckons he broke his right hand in the third round, but remained by far the classier operator in Cardiff.

Ryan Burnett might be Ireland's greatest ever fighter before he becomes a household name

Ryan Burnett held two world titles before he owned a house, but he’s no stranger to putting the cart before the horse.

Thursday 29 March, 2018

Things getting serious for Canelo as NSAC launches official complaint and refunds are offered

Golovkin-Canelo II is hanging by a thread.

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