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# boxing - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

So, will you be paying the €25 fee to watch Mayweather-Pacquiao in your own home? Dig Deep This post contains a poll

# boxing - Monday 16 March, 2015

A young Australian boxer has died two days after his first pro defeat RIP

A young Australian boxer has died two days after his first pro defeat

23-year-old Braydon Smith died in a Brisbane hospital on Monday afternoon.

# boxing - Thursday 12 March, 2015

There has been an interesting twist concerning the Frampton v Quigg superfight

Guillermo Rigondeaux is trying to hijack the super-bantamweight showdown.

# boxing - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Jason Quigley extends unbeaten pro record with another first round KO in LA Fight Club This post contains videos

Jason Quigley extends unbeaten pro record with another first round KO in LA

The Ballybofey middleweight took just 1:34 to stop his opponent Lanny Dardar last night.

# boxing - Friday 6 March, 2015

‘Mayweather-Pacquiao good for boxing no matter who wins’ – Freddie Roach

Pacquiao’s trainer thinks the fight’s importance outweighs the outcome.

# boxing - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Here’s who Katie Taylor thinks will win the Mayweather-Pacquiao superfight

The Olympic champion says she can’t wait for the bout.

‘I do not want the Irish fans to dislike me’ – Andy Lee’s opponent Kid Chocolate

Undefeated Peter Quillin says he is motivated to win by the recent passing of his uncle.

# boxing - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Barry McGuigan: ‘Greed’ is the only obstacle to making a Frampton-Quigg superfight now

Terrestrial TV showdown between the undefeated super-bantamweights would be this generation’s Eubank v Benn, says McGuigan.

# boxing - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Dominant Frampton defeats Avalos with fifth-round TKO to retain world title

The win represents the 20th consecutive victory of the Belfast native’s career.

Pissing Cian Healy off, Charlton’s unique recruitment policy and more of your best comments

Our readers produced the goods again over the past seven days.

Monaghan’s Christina McMahon wants to put women’s professional boxing on the map

The only female professional boxer fighting out of Ireland is one bout away from a world title fight.

# boxing - Friday 27 February, 2015

‘I want to be a legend in Irish sport’: Carl Frampton is ready to take over your television

The Pride of Tiger’s Bay defends his IBF world title against Chris Avalos in Belfast tomorrow evening.

# boxing - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Carl Frampton’s opponent is making bold predictions ahead of Saturday’s title fight

Ireland’s Carl Frampton makes his first title defence in Belfast this Saturday night.

They’re going to make a special belt for the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

The winner of the high-profile bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao will hold aloft a specially made belt.

# boxing - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Best of enemies: The best Ireland-England battles through the years

Ahead of Sunday’s showdown in Dublin, we look at more tussles with the English.

# boxing - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Let’s party like it’s 2009! Mayweather v Pacquiao finally green-lit after six years of negotiations

A potential battle for immortality has descended into a glorified retirement package, writes Ronan Mullen.

# boxing - Friday 20 February, 2015

# boxing - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

UTV Ireland confirm they will broadcast Carl Frampton’s world title defence

UTV Ireland confirm they will broadcast Carl Frampton’s world title defence

The Belfast boxer takes on Chris Avalos on 28 February.

# boxing - Monday 16 February, 2015

Mayweather: Reports of a fight with Pacquiao have ‘just been speculation and rumours’

Talk of a bout being agreed for May in Las Vegas is premature, it would appear.

# boxing - Thursday 12 February, 2015

A very special guest has been drafted in for Carl Frampton’s world title defence The Voice Of Boxing This post contains videos

A very special guest has been drafted in for Carl Frampton’s world title defence

“LEEEEEEEEEEEEET’S GET READY TO RUMMMMMMMMMMMMBLE!”

# boxing - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Buster Douglas remembers knocking out Iron Mike Tyson, 25 years ago today KO

Buster Douglas remembers knocking out Iron Mike Tyson, 25 years ago today

It was the upper-cut that rocked the boxing world.

# boxing - Friday 6 February, 2015

# boxing - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Carl Froch vacates IBF title meaning James DeGale handed title shot

Injury has forced Froch to give up his super middleweight belt.

# boxing - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Stevie Collins Jr is fighting to step out of his father’s shadow The Celtic Cub This post contains videos

Stevie Collins Jr is fighting to step out of his father’s shadow

The son of Ireland’s two-weight world champion speaks to The42 ahead of his return to the ring this month.

# boxing - Saturday 31 January, 2015

A look inside Carl Frampton’s training camp four weeks before his world title defence The Jackal This post contains videos

A look inside Carl Frampton’s training camp four weeks before his world title defence

Frampton puts his IBF Super-Bantamweight crown on the line against Chris Avalos on 28 February.

# boxing - Friday 30 January, 2015

Boxer Matthew Macklin caught up in Garda raid

The boxer was staying in an apartment that was raided by Gardaí on Thursday.

# boxing - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Report: Mayweather, Pacquiao met privately after Heat game

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao reportedly met privately after Tuesday’s Heat game in Miami.

# boxing - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

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 TheJournal.ie ‘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.

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