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# boxing - Today’s News

'You don’t get to this level for no reason': Farmer not overlooking Ireland's 'Tenny' but wants Davis next

Tevin Farmer has his eye on Gervonta Davis, but must first fight off the challenge of Belfast’s ‘Assassin’ this Saturday.

Irish boxers depart European Juniors with two gold, three silver and eight bronze medals

Ireland finished third out of 31 countries in the medals table.

Pound-for-pound queen willing to drop weight to face 'amazing' Katie Taylor in historic women's fight

If the price was right, Cecilia Braekhus would even relinquish her four world title belts for a groundbreaking fight with Taylor.

Canelo signs 'highest-paid guaranteed contract in sports history' with streaming service DAZN

The Mexican’s deal is worth a reported $365m across five years and 10 fights.

# boxing - Yesterday’s News

Taylor baffled by 'mentally fragile' rival Amanda Serrano, but must first deal with her big sister in Boston

‘It’s a stupid time for her to go into MMA and claim there’s no money involved in women’s boxing,’ says Katie Taylor of Amanda Serrano.

# boxing - Monday 15 October, 2018

Get the chequebook out! Floyd Mayweather talks up potential Khabib clash

Khabib Nurmagomedov called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night and it did not take the American long to respond.

Five years after his world 'shattered around him' in the ring, Tennyson fights for the world title in Boston

On 19 October 2013, Ireland’s James Tennyson was stopped by a 2-64-5 Latvian journeyman. On 20 October 2018, he fights for the world title at Boston’s TD Garden.

# boxing - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Ireland guarantee 13 (thirteen!) medals at European Junior Boxing Championships

Ireland will have the second-highest representation in Monday’s semis, behind only hosts Russia.

Unbeaten Crawford stops Benavidez with 18 seconds left to retain welterweight title 34-0 This post contains videos

Unbeaten Crawford stops Benavidez with 18 seconds left to retain welterweight title

The WBO champ put on a show for his hometown fans.

# boxing - Friday 12 October, 2018

Jason Quigley's fight with former world title challenger next week to be broadcast on eir Sport

Coverage will begin at 3am Friday week, Irish time, but there will be repeats at more reasonable hours.

# boxing - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Saunders 'vacates' world title after being refused Massachusetts licence due to doping violation

The WBO president has recommended Saunders receive a six-month suspension for his transgression.

# boxing - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Mayweather, no stranger to brawls in Nevada, expects huge fine for 'unprofessional' Khabib

After the scenes that marred UFC 229, Floyd Mayweather Jr believes Khabib Nurmagomedov can expect a hefty fine for his antics.

WBO champion Saunders refused licence for fight in Boston in the wake of failed doping test

Billy Joe Saunders was due to fight Demetrius Andrade on 20 October.

# boxing - Monday 1 October, 2018

Heavyweight rivals Wilder and Fury square up during frenetic press conference Handbags This post contains videos

Heavyweight rivals Wilder and Fury square up during frenetic press conference

Tyson Fury invited Deontay Wilder to a “body spar” this afternoon, resulting in the American shoving his upcoming opponent.

# boxing - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Seventh-round stoppage sees Smith stops Groves in emphatic style to secure WBA super-middleweight title

George Groves’ reign as world champion came to an end as he was beaten by Callum Smith in the World Boxing Super Series final.

# boxing - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Los Angeles' Staples Center to host Wilder-Fury

Los Angeles’ Staples Center will play host to the heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

Billy Joe Saunders tests positive for banned stimulant but 'licenced to box' in Boston next month

The 29-year-old’s positive test has been attributed to nasal spray.

After 45 years and over 1,000 bouts, HBO and the sport of boxing will go their separate ways

With the sport now brimful of money-spending broadcasters, HBO will permanently withdraw from boxing at the end of 2018.

Groves and Smith make weight for Saudi showpiece as Mullingar's McDonagh faces off with Eubank Rowdy In Saudi This post contains videos

Groves and Smith make weight for Saudi showpiece as Mullingar's McDonagh faces off with Eubank

Irish champion JJ McDonagh has a career-biggest opportunity in the co-main event to Friday’s World Boxing Super Series decider.

# boxing - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

British boxer Billy Joe Saunders fined £100,000 for callous online video

The WBO World middleweight champion also received a ‘severe reprimand’ as to his future conduct.

# boxing - Monday 24 September, 2018

Ireland's youngest professional fighter earns knockout win on debut in Mexico

Coachford College student James Power is off the mark after a quick win in Tijuana overnight.

# boxing - Sunday 23 September, 2018

He will never fight me! Fury hits out at 'ponderous' Joshua

Tyson Fury’s message to Anthony Joshua: “I would jab your face off, you bum. Easy night’s work.”

Hearn favours Wilder over 'unentertaining' Fury for Joshua's next assignment

“Wilder against Joshua is the biggest fight in world boxing and stylistically it’s the most exciting match-up.”

# boxing - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Anthony Joshua finds emphatic answer to Povetkin challenge to retain IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles

Alexander Povetkin drew blood from Anthony Joshua but the unified heavyweight champion responded emphatically with a seventh-round knockout.

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder to fight on 1 December, says promoter

The venue’s yet to be decided.

# boxing - Friday 21 September, 2018

Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Russian challenger Povetkin The Bigger Man This post contains videos

Joshua weighs in nearly two stone heavier than Russian challenger Povetkin

The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion returns to the ring at Wembley tomorrow evening.

# boxing - Thursday 20 September, 2018

WBA heavyweight titlist Charr set to be stripped of belt after testing positive for steroids

The German-based boxer was set to face 45-year-old Fres Oquendo next week.

# boxing - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'Embarrassed' super-middleweight world champion apologises after testing positive for cocaine

David Benavidez has described his consumption of the recreational drug as a mistake, and may not face a suspension.

Golovkin's trainer: Clean Canelo Alvarez 'vindicated' after doping violation

Abel Sanchez believes Canelo’s performance last Saturday clears his name following February’s anti-doping violations.

# boxing - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

World champion boxer Billy Joe Saunders charged with misconduct over 'sickening' online video

Saunders apologises for the incident, describing it as “banter” which had gone wrong.

# boxing - Monday 17 September, 2018

Mullingar's JJ McDonagh lands fight with Chris Eubank Jr in Saudi Arabia

The BUI Irish champion will square off with the divisive Briton in the co-main event to the World Boxing Super Series final.

Irish middleweights O'Sullivan and Quigley on course to meet in home fight

Golden Boy Promotions matchmaker Robert Diaz wants to make it happen.

# boxing - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Title dream turns to nightmare in 164 seconds as Spike O'Sullivan is floored in Sin City

The Cork’s fighter’s title tilt never got off the ground before David Lemieux closed the show with a vicious left hook.

Canelo dethrones Golovkin by majority decision as dramatic rematch unfolds in Las Vegas

Judges awarded the fight in favour of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday, much to the surprise of Gennady Golovkin.

# boxing - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Carl Frampton v Josh Warrington world title fight confirmed for 22 December

Josh Warrington puts his undefeated pro record and his IBF belt on the line against Frampton.

Golden Boy president: Vegas win will make Spike the no.1 middleweight contender in the world

Eric Gomez also told The42 that Golden Boy are open to putting on a show in Ireland once Jason Quigley wins a world title.

'I loved drinking': Spike a better fighter and father after winning battle with booze

Spike O’Sullivan reveals his issues with alcohol and its impact on his life — both professionally and personally.

# boxing - Friday 14 September, 2018

Spike and Lemieux, Canelo and Golovkin separated during fiery Vegas weigh-ins Kicked Off This post contains videos

Spike and Lemieux, Canelo and Golovkin separated during fiery Vegas weigh-ins

Spike O’Sullivan, David Lemieux, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin all made weight for tomorrow night’s fights.

Tony Bellew lands fight with undisputed world champion Oleksandr Usyk

‘I love his attitude, but you cannot beat up somebody who is invisible in the ring!’ says the champion.

'I want to damage him, for life...I want to torture him' - Lemieux aims dark jibe at Spike

The war of words between David Lemieux and Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan hit a new low in Las Vegas.

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