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# boxing - Yesterday’s News

Anthony Joshua confirms he will fight Tyson Fury in 2018

In an interview with Talksport, the current world heavyweight title holder announced his plans.

# boxing - Monday 16 October, 2017

Anthony Joshua's opponent ruled out but world title bout will still go ahead

The heavyweight champion now meets number three-ranked Carlos Takam in Cardiff later this month.

'I told the ref, 'f***'s sake, he's badly hurt'': Murray remains in hospital after shambolic Gallagher bout

Last Friday week in Edinburgh, I found myself violating various journalistic codes in roaring at a referee to stop a fight. When he did intervene, it was too late.

# boxing - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Jermell Charlo lit up Brooklyn with a KO of the Year contender last night Lights Out This post contains videos

Jermell Charlo lit up Brooklyn with a KO of the Year contender last night

The WBC super-welterweight champ handed Erickson Lubin the first defeat of his pro career.

# boxing - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Kildare's Hogan ends Nonaka's eight-year undefeated run in style to close in on world title shot

The Kilcullen light-middleweight has been propelled into the world title picture after a career-best display.

# boxing - Friday 13 October, 2017

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch Dark Demons This post contains videos

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch

The son of Irish immigrants, the Glaswegian was world champion at 22 and dead at 33.

Santa Cruz and Mares both want Frampton as soon as they're finished with each other

Leo Santa Cruz wants a rubber match with Carl Frampton in 2018, but rival Abner Mares also wants a bite of The Jackal.

# boxing - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Showtime exec compares Mayweather fight to 'Transformers', but claims McGregor benefitted boxing

‘You don’t want every movie to be ‘Transformers’ but when it comes it’s hard not to get caught up in the hype.’

Argentinian opponent confirmed for Michael Conlan's Madison Square Garden return

Conlan will face Luis Fernando Molina in the lead-up to Christmas.

'I've got two kids and a missus. I don't want problems after boxing' - Frampton cuts sparring in half

The former two-weight world champion is hoping to avoid brain damage when he eventually retires.

# boxing - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'The dream is to defend the belt in Ireland': Kildare export Hogan within touching distance of world title

‘There is something that lingers in that I wasn’t born here, I wasn’t raised here, which maybe prevented some Australians from jumping on board.’

# boxing - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence

Fury does not intend to apply for a new licence from the British Boxing Board of Control.

'As I came off the pitch, I had the phone call to say he had died'

Ireland defender Cyrus Christie pays tribute to boxer uncle Errol, who played a big part in his life.

# boxing - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

WBC have ordered a Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez rematch

Golovkin and Canelo are expected to go toe to toe again after the WBC ordered a rematch.

# boxing - Monday 2 October, 2017

Rio Ferdinand admits that he's 'not looking to have a boxing career'

Ferdinand is instead eyeing ‘one fight’ – at least for starters.

# boxing - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Ireland's Spike O'Sullivan claims commanding fourth-round TKO in Boston Leesider This post contains videos

Ireland's Spike O'Sullivan claims commanding fourth-round TKO in Boston

The Cork fighter took his professional record to 26 wins by seeing off his English opponent.

# boxing - Friday 29 September, 2017

Heavyweight rematch between Bellew and Haye announced for December

The British fighters will go at it again in London a week before Christmas.

A week after PEDs warning from Deontay Wilder, world title opponent Luis Ortiz fails drug test

Last week, Wilder warned Ortiz not to ‘f*** up’ their fight by testing positive.

# boxing - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Golden Boy reject reports Canelo-GGG sold 1.3m PPVs, expect final figure to be far higher

The promoters say today’s reports were ‘simply inaccurate’.

# boxing - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Tyrone's European champ joins Frampton in announcing split from McGuigans

‘After a recent meeting it was clear that our time has come to an end as a team,’ said Conrad Cummings.

Jamie Conlan to fight for world title and Carl Frampton to return on massive Belfast bill

Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Paddy Barnes will also feature alongside his close friends Conlan and Frampton.

# boxing - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Garda Kennedy: 'With the baby in hospital, I got there and suddenly I'm thinking, 'Jesus, I'm on billboards''

Wexford garda Niall Kennedy is now the 65th-ranked heavyweight in the world.

# boxing - Monday 25 September, 2017

Cork's Callum Walsh stuns home favourite to win gold at European Junior Championships

There’s a European gold medal on its way to Leeside.

'That shot changed Teddy's tune! But in fairness, I thought he spoke well' - Conlan

Michael Conlan says his homecoming bout will ‘definitely happen between May and June next year.’

# boxing - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Carl Frampton signs up with promoter Frank Warren after split with the McGuigans

The former two-weight world champion left Barry McGuigan’s Cyclone Promotions back in August.

'That's disgusting' - Hughie Fury's camp up in arms as Parker retains WBO heavyweight title By Decision This post contains videos

'That's disgusting' - Hughie Fury's camp up in arms as Parker retains WBO heavyweight title

The New Zealander won on points at the Manchester Arena last night.

# boxing - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Michael Conlan levels Kenny Guzman with spectacular right-hand knockout Good Night And God Bless This post contains videos

# boxing - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'My body isn't up to the rigours of the sport': Light heavyweight champ Andre Ward retires from boxing

The Californian walks away unbeaten after 32 bouts.

# boxing - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Boxing legend Jake LaMotta, the 'Raging Bull', dies aged 95

The final bell has tolled for the Bronx Bull.

From Legendary sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee dies aged 82 RIP

Legendary sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee dies aged 82

Magee, much beloved for his ‘Memory Man’ persona, had been ill for some time.

# boxing - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

British Boxing Board 'surprised' by Ferdinand move as he hasn't yet applied for licence

‘If we receive an application we will consider it, as we have to do.’

Carl Frampton signs advisory deal with Macklin's MTK Global, eyes Irish boxing history

‘I would like to stand alone in Ireland as a three-weight world champion.’

'She’s a wonderful person, but her scorecards have been in many cases off the wall'

Bob Arum claims he has previously tried to have Adalaide Byrd removed from Top Rank fights.

'Clear my name and let me return to my former glory' - Fury calls for doping ban to be resolved

The former WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion hasn’t fought in nearly two years.

Ex-footballer Rio Ferdinand confirms he's pursuing career as professional boxer aged 38

The former England defender announced his new career path on Twitter this morning.

Foreman 'awfully surprised' by McGregor's boxing but doesn't expect him back in ring

Conor McGregor’s ability away from the UFC octagon and in the boxing ring stunned former champion George Foreman.

# boxing - Monday 18 September, 2017

Ryan Burnett's world title unification fight in Belfast gets massive U.S. TV platform

Burnett’s big fight will air on HBO in the States.

# boxing - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Judge stood down after 'terrible' Canelo decision leaves Golovkin fuming

It remains to be seen if Adalaide Byrd will judge another elite boxing match after her unpopular take on Saturday’s Golovkin-Canelo bout.

Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez

Judge Dave Moretti scored the tense battle 114-114.

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