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# boxing - Yesterday’s News

Katie would ‘love to meet’ Conor McGregor but she won’t be the next Olympic medallist in the UFC

Don’t expect to see the five-time World Champion boxer challenging Ronda Rousey in the Octagon.

Katie: I never thought my RTÉ criticism would cause such a story

Taylor and the national broadcaster in documentary talks after settling their differences.

# boxing - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Look out, old Macky is back! Macklin ends retirement rumours, announces next fight

Macklin pencils in return a few days shy of his 33rd birthday.

Ireland’s Carl Frampton to defend world title on ITV

The Belfast boxer ‘s February bout will not be on pay-per-view.

# boxing - Friday 23 January, 2015

Darren O’Neill steps up while Nolan claims fourth national title

Dean Walsh was able to see off the challenge of Ray Moylette in the light welterweight final.

‘Chocolate’ fight on hold as WBO calls on Andy Lee to open defence against Saunders

The WBO today called for purse bids to take place for a bout between Lee and the mandatory challenger.

# boxing - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Disappointment for Irish fans as Andy Lee looks set to defend world title in New York

However, heading to the Big Apple will significantly increase the Limerick boxer’s payday.

# boxing - Friday 16 January, 2015

From ‘UFC isn’t ultra-violent, it’s incredible’ – Senator defends MMA Conor McGregor

‘UFC isn’t ultra-violent, it’s incredible’ – Senator defends MMA

Averil Power said other sports are much more dangerous.

# boxing - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Pacquiao and Mayweather camps say they’re close to agreeing a $200 million deal to FINALLY get it on

May 2 is the provisional date for the Las Vegas bout, but we’re not holding our breath for these guys any more.

# boxing - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Pacquiao has agreed terms to fight Mayweather on 2 May – promoter

The long-awaited bout could take place in Las Vegas later this year.

# boxing - Monday 12 January, 2015

There’s big news coming on Mayweather v Pacquiao later this month

“I think it will happen,” says Manny Pacquiao as he promises announcement in the next few weeks.

# boxing - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Dublin defence of world title in March a possibility, admits Andy Lee

Reports earlier suggested an event had been set for St Patrick’s weekend.

# boxing - Thursday 8 January, 2015

We’ve got Frampton and Lee – and now another Irish boxer is one win from a world title shot

Stephen Ormond defends his European lightweight strap against Terry Flanagan on 14 February.

# boxing - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Katie Taylor will have a challenger for her Irish senior boxing title this year

Geesala’s Louise Donohoe will face the champ on finals night.

# boxing - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

‘People can be united through sport’ – Paddy Barnes awarded an MBE by the Queen

Barnes was named on the New Year’s honours list.

# boxing - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Sonny Bill Williams’ next boxing opponent has done ‘zero training in the last few years’

But Chauncy Welliver says he is ’1000%’ confident of beating SBW.

An exciting Irish boxing prospect will compete in the next Prizefighter

Luke Keeler confirmed for Sky Sports tournament on 14 February.

# boxing - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

RTÉ defend boxing coverage after Katie Taylor brands the broadcaster ‘disrespectful’

Olympian Paddy Barnes has also been critical of RTÉ in recent months.

# boxing - Sunday 21 December, 2014

‘She has the best left hook in the world’ – Why Katie Taylor is a living legend Legend This post contains videos

‘She has the best left hook in the world’ – Why Katie Taylor is a living legend

Michael Carruth, Kenny Egan and Jimmy McGee put the boxer’s achievements in context.

Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia

Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with pneumonia, but the boxing legend is expected to make a quick recovery.

# boxing - Friday 19 December, 2014

The athletes who became successful politicians

We look at some of the top athletes Bernard Brogan might follow into politics.

Sonny Bill Williams and Quade Cooper get approval to fight again

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen gave his blessing for SBW to fight, while Cooper got sign-off from the ARU.

# boxing - Thursday 18 December, 2014

‘This is my time, my title and my city!’ Here are the details of Carl Frampton’s first title defence

If you’re still scrambling for a Christmas present, this will do the trick.

# boxing - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

# boxing - Monday 15 December, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Tough draw for City, Rugby World Cup bid hit and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news on another injury set-back for Leinster.

‘If he’d managed to hold on, I’d have punched myself out’ – Andy Lee

Ireland’s latest world champion was very happy to see the referee stop the fight on Saturday.

# boxing - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Tomorrow’s Andy Lee front page on the Limerick Leader is an absolute gem

That music shop really lucked out on their advertising place, eh?

Andy Lee says world title defence ‘has to be in Ireland’ No Place Like Home This post contains a poll

Andy Lee says world title defence ‘has to be in Ireland’

The Limerick man is hoping to bring a world title bout to his home city.

Andy Lee wins WBO middleweight world title

The Irish fighter stopped his opponent Matt Korobov

# boxing - Saturday 13 December, 2014

World at his fingertips: Limerick’s Andy Lee hoping to hit title jackpot in Vegas Title Night This post contains videos

World at his fingertips: Limerick’s Andy Lee hoping to hit title jackpot in Vegas

Las Vegas is the Capital of Second Chances and Andy Lee is intent on seizing his in tonight’s world title fight.

# boxing - Friday 12 December, 2014

24-carat Khan to wear sport’s most expensive shorts

You better win then, lad.

# boxing - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Carl Frampton will make his first world title defence early next year

Frampton to face IBF mandatory challenger Chris Avalos in Belfast.

# boxing - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Meet the Irish European medalist who is following in the footsteps of Katie Taylor

Grace says Taylor was an idol for her when she was getting into boxing.

# boxing - Friday 28 November, 2014

# boxing - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Katie Taylor floors Paddy Barnes with a Commonwealth Games zinger

(We’re not doubting Mrs Taylor’s boxing credentials by the way.)

# boxing - Monday 24 November, 2014

‘It’s not hard to find motivation’ – Katie Taylor is already thinking about her next piece of history

Ireland’s champion says it’s “an absolute privilege” to equal Mary Kom’s five-in-a-row.

Forget to set the alarm? Watch Katie’s world title win in full here Five For Fighting This post contains videos

Forget to set the alarm? Watch Katie’s world title win in full here

President Michael D Higgins salutes “the outstanding Irish sportswoman of her generation” after her latest win.

Paul McGrath, Dara O’Briain and Enda Kenny lead the Twitter tributes to Katie Taylor

There’s praise pouring in from all quarters for the Bray native today.

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