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# boxing - Friday 31 July, 2015

Katie Taylor added to the undercard for Andy Lee’s title fight at Thomond Park

The top female boxer in the world will fight at the home of Munster rugby on 19 September.

# boxing - Saturday 25 July, 2015

‘I thought I looked amazing’: You’d never guess ‘The Taylor Swift of boxing’ lost his fight Cam Awesome This post contains videos

‘I thought I looked amazing’: You’d never guess ‘The Taylor Swift of boxing’ lost his fight

‘I would have given myself that fight if I was a judge,’ says the magnificent Cam Awesome.

# boxing - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Billy Joe Saunders: ‘Women are for cooking, cleaning and sex…They shouldn’t box’

Andy Lee’s upcoming opponent has made some outrageous comments about Katie Taylor and women’s boxing.

Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard

The decision is out of the Olympic gold medallist’s hands.

# boxing - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Ireland’s Carl Frampton survives major scare to retain world title in Texas

The Belfast boxer was victorious on his American debut but it wasn’t the fight many expected.

# boxing - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Texas hold ‘em: Carl Frampton ready for his first hand in high-stakes US game

Frampton hot favourite to defend his world super-bantamweight title in El Paso, Texas this evening.

# boxing - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Ronda Rousey destroyed Floyd Mayweather after beating him to a ‘Best Fighter’ award Owned This post contains videos

Ronda Rousey destroyed Floyd Mayweather after beating him to a ‘Best Fighter’ award

“I wonder how Floyd feels being beat by a woman for once.”

# boxing - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

‘Respect’ the order of the day as Lee launches world title defence Boxing This post contains videos

‘Respect’ the order of the day as Lee launches world title defence

WBO champ Lee and challenger Billy Joe Saunders meet the media ahead of their September showdown.

# boxing - Monday 13 July, 2015

‘Carl Frampton is one of the best Irish fighters that there’s ever been’

The Belfast native fights Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez on 18 July.

# boxing - Sunday 12 July, 2015

McGregor wasn’t the only Irish fighter to earn an impressive victory on US soil last night

Donegal’s Jason Quigley extended his unbeaten run in Los Angeles.

# boxing - Friday 10 July, 2015

# boxing - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Brilliant ringside footage shows Jamie Conlan’s breathless final round last night No Pain No Gain This post contains videos

Brilliant ringside footage shows Jamie Conlan’s breathless final round last night

See the incredible final minutes from one of the fights of the year.

‘Ireland can be the number one boxing nation in the world’

Michael O’Reilly’s coach, Pat Ryan, chats to The42 about Irish boxers’ success at the European Games and running for the IABA Presidency.

# boxing - Saturday 4 July, 2015

All of the results from tonight’s big pro boxing card in Dublin

Jamie Conlan retained his WBO belt in dramatic fashion, while Ryan Burnett won inside two rounds.

# boxing - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Power ranking all 6 Rocky movies from worst to best

A seventh instalment of the popular movie franchise has been confirmed, and its trailer has just been released.

# boxing - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

UTV Ireland will show Carl Frampton’s next world title defence

The Belfast boxer takes on Alejandro Gonzalez Jr in mid July.

# boxing - Monday 29 June, 2015

Ireland’s triumphant boxers given a hero’s welcome home

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

# boxing - Saturday 27 June, 2015

16 reasons why Ireland’s golden girl Katie Taylor is a legend

The Bray boxer won Ireland’s first ever European Games gold medal this afternoon.

Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O’Sullivan’s mantle

The 28-year-old Olympic lightweight champion eased to victory over promising young French boxer Estelle Mossely

Michael O’Reilly has won Ireland’s second gold of the day

The 22-year-old defeated Azerbaijani Xaybula Musalov in the middleweight final.

Katie Taylor has won Ireland’s first European Games gold medal

Remains the undisputed queen of boxing.

# boxing - Friday 26 June, 2015

Oscar De La Hoya ‘very serious’ about comeback at the age of 42

De La Hoya hasn’t fought since 2008, when he was knocked out by Manny Pacquiao in the eighth round.

# boxing - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Medal alert! 19-year-old Irvine secures boxing silver as badminton pair add to Ireland’s tally

It’s been a good day for Team Ireland in Baku.

# boxing - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

19-year-old Irvine battles his way into gold medal bout in Baku

Irvine is guaranteed a silver, but will have his eye on a different colour in tomorrow’s final.

Amir Khan tells Manny Pacquiao to ‘man up’ if he wants to fight

British boxer Amir Khan is determined to fight unbeaten welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

# boxing - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Disappointment for Adam Nolan as medal slips through his grasp at European Games

Meanwhile, Ireland played their first ever game of basketball 3x3.

Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail

However, Dean Walsh lost out in his light welterweight quarter-final.

Oscar De La Hoya is ‘serious’ about a rematch with Floyd Mayweather

“I wake up every morning thinking that I can.”

# boxing - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win

The Bray boxer earned a unanimous decision victory over Denitsa Eliseeva of Bulgaria.

# boxing - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Three boxers move within a win of a medal, while Behan claims fourth at European Games

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for boxers Michaela Walsh and Myles Casey in Baku.

Andy Lee’s first world title defence confirmed for Thomond Park

The boxer will take on Billy Joe Saunders of England.

No venue confirmed for Andy Lee fight – promoter

Reports this morning had suggested that Thomond Park had been confirmed as the venue for the WBO middleweight title fight.

# boxing - Monday 15 June, 2015

The Andy Lee-Billy Joe Saunders title fight could take place on hurling final weekend

Keep Saturday 5 September free, just in case.

# boxing - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

# boxing - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Video: Anthony Joshua took two rounds to stop his ‘toughest test’ Kevin Johnson last night

Joshua (13-0, 13 KOs) once again proved his worth as the most exciting up-and-comer in the heavyweight ranks.

# boxing - Saturday 30 May, 2015

How Al Haymon can turn Carl Frampton into one of boxing’s biggest names

‘The Jackal’ hopes to secure a series of major fights on the back of this agreement.

Who cares about the rain? Your step-by-step guide to a bumper Bank Holiday Saturday of sport

There’s no need to leave the couch, really.

# boxing - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Is Britain’s Amir Khan set to be Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent?

“There are bigger fights out there for me,” the boxer says.

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