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# boxing - Yesterday’s News

Paddy McDonagh stuns Steve Collins Jr to take Irish title

It was a ferocious scrap at the National Stadium tonight.

Joe Ward crowned European champion for a 3rd time with unanimous victory in Ukraine

Ward defeated Russia’s Muslim Gadzhimagomedov to take home gold for Ireland.

'If I win the Irish title it's a f*** you to all the naysayers': Steve Collins Jr

The unbeaten 27-year-old takes on Westmeath southpaw Paddy McDonagh at the National Stadium tonight.

# boxing - Friday 23 June, 2017

Ward books his place in third European Championships final, Irvine and Walker win bronze

The Moate man will be looking to add to his gold medals from 2011 and 2015 in Kharkiv tomorrow.

# boxing - Thursday 22 June, 2017

This won't be the first time Conor McGregor has defied the odds

John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42 ahead of Conor McGregor’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

# boxing - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Three's a charm: Ward, Irvine and Walker secure medals at European Championships

There was disappointment elsewhere, however, as Sean McComb was beaten.

'It would probably be bad for boxing if McGregor won, but f**k it, I'm an Irishman!'

Michael Conlan will join Conor McGregor’s camp ahead of the Mayweather fight, but remains realistic about his chances.

# boxing - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Walker and Ward one win away from Euro medal after booking quarter-final places

The Irish pair also clinched qualification for this summer’s World Championships.

Britain's Natasha Jonas on another collision course with Katie Taylor after turning professional

The Liverpudlian was beaten by the Olympic gold medallist at London 2012.

# boxing - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ireland's Sean McComb secures stunning upset over world number one at Europeans

There was also good news today for Belfast flyweight Brendan Irvine.

# boxing - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'I didn't know what I was doing at times'

New WBO European Flyweight Champion Paddy Barnes was relieved rather than elated after his third professional bout.

Ward v Kovalev wasn't the only world title fight that ended in controversy last night Rigondeaux This post contains videos

Ward v Kovalev wasn't the only world title fight that ended in controversy last night

Bantamweight king Guillermo Rigondeaux stopped Moises Flores at the end of the first round.

Mayweather says fight with McGregor is what people want

The 40-year-old boxer has been retired since beating Andre Berto in September 2015.

# boxing - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Get in, get rich, get out: McGregor already has his big win from Mayweather mega-fight

The McGregor circus is back, writes Paul Dollery, but it’s unlikely to conclude with a thrilling sporting showpiece.

# boxing - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

McGregor's boxing bout with Mayweather is finally going ahead

The Dubliner, a pro boxing debutant, will face the undefeated former world champion in Las Vegas this summer.

Frampton returns to Belfast for world title eliminator with Gutierrez

The former WBA champion will fight the Mexican in his hometown next month.

World champion boxers devastated after fire at tower block of old club

George Groves and James DeGale say their thoughts are with the residents of Grenfell Tower.

# boxing - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'Enough is enough' - Irish boxing row escalates ahead of crunch meeting

'Enough is enough' - Irish boxing row escalates ahead of crunch meeting

IABA bosses will meet tomorrow.

Confused judge awards rounds to wrong fighter in Belfast world title bout

Ryan Burnett dominated Lee Haskins on his way to victory but it was announced as a split-decision win.

# boxing - Monday 12 June, 2017

Ireland defender leads tributes to British boxer uncle who passed away last night RIP

Ireland defender leads tributes to British boxer uncle who passed away last night

A European amateur champion in the 1980s, Errol Christie lost his battle with lung cancer at the age of 53.

# boxing - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today

There was another long statement issued last night.

# boxing - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Frampton announces Belfast bout as he bids to get back on track following first career defeat

‘The Jackal’ will fight in his home city on 29 July.

# boxing - Saturday 3 June, 2017

How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all Ali

How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all

It’s the one-year anniversary of Ali’s death today.

I wouldn't be involved in preparing Conor for this fight if I didn't think he could win

John Kavanagh discusses Conor McGregor’s potential clash with Floyd Mayweather in his latest column.

# boxing - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Conlan set to assist McGregor with preparations for Mayweather

McGregor was with Conlan’s when the Olympic medallist made his professional debut at Madison Square Garden.

Sport Ireland chief makes funding warning amid Irish boxing row

John Treacy has called on the Irish Amateur Boxing Association to resolve its problems swiftly.

# boxing - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Errol Spence Jr beats Kell Brook in 11th round stoppage to take IBF welterweight world title

It was Spence jnr’s first pro fight outside of North America.

Watch: Michael Conlan claims comfortable win in second pro bout Too Good This post contains videos

Watch: Michael Conlan claims comfortable win in second pro bout

The outcome rarely looked in doubt as the Irish fighter overcame Mexican Alfredo Chanez.

# boxing - Friday 26 May, 2017

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer

Eric “Lilywhite Lightning” Donovan has set his sights on being European champion.

"We can shut the circus down" - Mayweather-McGregor fight terrible for boxing, insists De La Hoya The Golden Boy This post contains a poll

"We can shut the circus down" - Mayweather-McGregor fight terrible for boxing, insists De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya has no interest in a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. But he would say that.

# boxing - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Michael Conlan certainly looks ready for his second pro fight

Conlan meets Alfredo Chanez on Friday night.

# boxing - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Andre Dirrell apologises after his uncle and coach punches opponent Unsavoury Scenes This post contains videos

Andre Dirrell apologises after his uncle and coach punches opponent

It sparked a riot in the ring.

# boxing - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Mayweather coy over McGregor 'super fight'

The American boxing star is currently in London with protege Gervonta Davis.

McGregor agrees 'record-breaking, historic' deal with UFC to face Mayweather

“We now await Al Haymon and his boxer’s signature in the coming days.”

# boxing - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'Boxing is like a microscope looking into your heart, looking into your soul'

A three-part BBC documentary on Barry McGuigan and family starts tonight.

# boxing - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'It's not easy when guys are throwing money at you but it's not the right time to go'

Joe Ward turned down offers to become pro as he wants to lead this new era of Irish boxing.

# boxing - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Sky Sports presenter asks if Katie Taylor will 'add her name to Britain's list of world champions' Ah Stop This post contains videos

Sky Sports presenter asks if Katie Taylor will 'add her name to Britain's list of world champions'

Jim White made the blunder on air this afternoon.

# boxing - Friday 5 May, 2017

Forget Joshua rematch, Klitschko should wind down – Hopkins

'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.

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