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#Boxing

# boxing - Yesterday’s News

Floyd Mayweather takes jab at 'heavy' Conor McGregor

The former welterweight champion is coming out of retirement to face the Irish star.

'They don't get much bigger': Rival promoters eye up Frampton after McGuigan split

Frank Warren and Matthew Macklin both want to work with the two-weight world champion.

# boxing - Monday 21 August, 2017

'This is real life - this isn't 'Creed'': Andre Ward issues warning to big screen co-star Tony Bellew

Their characters came to blows in Creed, but Ward insists a fight with Bellew might soon become reality.

Pacquiao's conqueror: May-Mac is a circus and I'd beat them both

Jeff Horn is not enthused by Floyd Mayweather’s bout with Conor McGregor this Saturday night.

Carl Frampton confirms split with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions

Having won three world titles in two weights under Cyclone’s banner, Frampton is moving on.

'The toughest white boy ever to step in the ring with Floyd' doesn't do Dublin's Robert Gorman justice

Six months after ‘injuring’ Mayweather in Vegas, Gorman found himself on a Balbriggan beach contemplating suicide.

# boxing - Sunday 20 August, 2017

This thunderous body shot made Terence Crawford the undisputed champion of the world It's A Knockout This post contains videos

This thunderous body shot made Terence Crawford the undisputed champion of the world

Crawford KOd Julius Indongo in the third round to unify all four light-welterweight titles.

# boxing - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Wu's laughing now? A year on from Rio, Michael Conlan has left the failing Aiba in his wake

12 months on from flipping the bird, Conlan has flipped the script as Aiba descends to utter chaos.

# boxing - Friday 18 August, 2017

Mayweather says he's going 'straight ahead' at McGregor

And Money had his say on that sparring video.

# boxing - Thursday 17 August, 2017

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

The charismatic 29-year-old said a grueling training camp has taken him to “hell and back”.

Carl Frampton may be set to split from Barry McGuigan - reports

The 30-year-old recently resigned as a director of Cyclone Promotions.

# boxing - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves

Despite their initial insistence, NSAC have employed a “one-fight exception” for next weekend’s bout.

# boxing - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'I have yet to really see an MMA fighter who moves their head' - MMA convert Heather Hardy

Hardy is a 20-0 professional boxer, but won her MMA debut by stoppage at Bellator 180.

'Who the **** would want to promote this guy? He can’t fight for ****. Don’t you understand?'

Bob Arum maintains no boxing promoter will be interested in perpetuating Conor McGregor’s ring career after 26 August.

Switch to lighter gloves will tip the fight in McGregor's favour - Dana White

The Dubliner would have the upper hand over Floyd Mayweather if 8oz mitts are used, according to the UFC president.

# boxing - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Conor McGregor slams sparring partner for walking out

The Irish star is not happy with retired two-time champion Paulie Malignaggi.

# boxing - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Ireland's Michaela Walsh wins gold at the EU Boxing Championships, Kellie Harrington settles for silver

Ireland come home from a superb tournament with one gold, one silver and one bronze medal.

Watch: Dana White releases video of Conor McGregor sparring with Paul Malignaggi HOLDING HIS OWN This post contains videos

Watch: Dana White releases video of Conor McGregor sparring with Paul Malignaggi

The Irish fighter and the former IBF/WBA World Champion recently became embroiled in a high-profile spat.

# boxing - Friday 11 August, 2017

Kellie Harrington oozes class and cruises into EU Championships final

Harrington will fight Katie Taylor’s Rio 2016 conqueror, Mira Potkonen, in the final.

Donald Trump invited to Mayweather-McGregor fight

The Donald has a ringside seat reserved if he wants it, according to the Money camp.

# boxing - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'I'm not what I used to be' - Mayweather claims McGregor has the edge

Floyd Mayweather is coming out of retirement at the age of 40 to fight the Dubliner on 26 August.

# boxing - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi brands McGregor a 'd**khead' after training camp row

Former boxing champ quit as sparring partner ahead of McGregor v Mayweather on 26 August.

Irish trio guarantee bronze (at least) on brilliant day at EU Boxing Championships

Michaela Walsh, Kellie Harrington and Grainne Walsh will all have some extra luggage coming home from Cascia.

# boxing - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing

The news means there’ll be no rematch with Anthony Joshua.

# boxing - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Aiba members call for impeachment of president Wu for alleged financial mismanagement

An executive committee member has told The Guardian that he and his peers fear Wu is using organisation money to pay his legal fees.

Mayweather boss keen to work with Katie Taylor, but she won't be on undercard of McGregor fight

The Bray boxer instead looks set to fight in London in September and Las Vegas in November

# boxing - Monday 31 July, 2017

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight Tune In This post contains a poll

Sky Sports want €25 for the McGregor-Mayweather fight

Will you shell out for the fight?

# boxing - Saturday 29 July, 2017

The first 'All Access' episode for Mayweather versus McGregor has landed MayMac This post contains videos

The first 'All Access' episode for Mayweather versus McGregor has landed

Showtime is following the fighters as they prepare to meet in Las Vegas on Saturday, 26 August.

# boxing - Friday 28 July, 2017

Carl Frampton's homecoming fight is off after opponent slips in the shower Freak Accident This post contains videos

Carl Frampton's homecoming fight is off after opponent slips in the shower

The medical team refused to pass Andres Gutierrez to fight after he suffered head, facial and dental injuries earlier today.

# boxing - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Taylor inspired by Rousey and Holm 'to bring women's boxing to the next level'

The Bray boxer competes for the sixth time as a professional this Saturday night in Brooklyn.

# boxing - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

It looks like former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has retired from boxing again

A title fight with Anthony Joshua doesn’t look likely after these latest comments.

Mayweather-McGregor to be shown in US cinemas

Let’s hope it lasts longer than the trailers.

# boxing - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo Name In Lights This post contains videos

Conor McGregor is getting his own film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jose Aldo

It will be directed by Gavin Fitzgerald, who was Director of Photography for the RTÉ TV series ‘The Notorious’.

Joshua and Klitschko's rematch 'pencilled in' for November

Las Vegas looks set to host the second meeting of the heavyweights, according to Eddie Hearn.

Mike Tyson says Conor McGregor 'will be killed' against Floyd Mayweather

The Dubliner ‘put his dumb ass in a position where he’s gonna get knocked out’ according to Iron Mike.

# boxing - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle

Director and Rolling Stone journalist Jay Bulger wants to create boxing’s own ‘Boyhood’ after the success of his recent Netflix documentary, which featured a cameo from Ireland’s Andy Lee.

# boxing - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'I'm willing to put in the effort to get it. All I want is to be treated fairly like the men'

In Irish amateur boxing’s new setup, not even sparring recognises gender.

'For years when I was younger, I never got away on a trip. I was thinking, 'why am I doing this?''

Brendan Irvine had his funding halved after a disastrous Rio 2016 for Irish boxing. A year later, he’s eyeing his second major international medal of the summer.

# boxing - Monday 17 July, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi happy to offer up some 'technical tidbits' in sparring with McGregor

The New Yorker is packing his bags for Las Vegas despite a bit of a spat with the Dubliner last week.

# boxing - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor in racism and sexism row after saying he's 'half-black from the belly button down' The Notorious This post contains videos

Conor McGregor in racism and sexism row after saying he's 'half-black from the belly button down'

The Irish MMA fighter is currently promoting a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.

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