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# boxing - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Donegal middleweight standout Jason Quigley leaves LA to base himself closer to home

After three years in Los Angeles, Jason Quigley is moving to Sheffield.

'Imagine the atmosphere when Katie walks out in Dublin. I think that's where we take it to the next level'

Eddie Hearn already has some all-Irish clashes in mind for Katie Taylor’s homecoming, which he’s eyeing up for April.

# boxing - Monday 11 December, 2017

Kell Brook to square off with familiar face as he announces comeback at 154 pounds

Kell Brook will make his comeback at light-middleweight after defeat to Errol Spence.

'If you watch an actual Katie fight, there are a lot of mistakes': Taylor defends title this Wednesday

Katie Taylor defends her WBA World lightweight title in London on Wednesday.

Arum dismisses Pacquiao-McGregor talk and 'welcomes' Dana White to boxing

‘Dana White has a UFC that’s cratering, and he needs boxing to save himself!’ claims Bob Arum.

# boxing - Sunday 10 December, 2017

DeGale's homecoming spoiled as American veteran causes huge upset

The 2008 Beijing gold medallist was condemned to just the second defeat of his professional career.

Dominant Lomachenko retains title after Rigondeaux quits on his stool

Rigondeaux claimed he could no longer continue after damaging his hand in the second round.

Conlan coasts to victory in the Garden to end first year as a pro undefeated

The Belfast featherweight defeated Luis Fernando Molina on the undercard of Lomachenko-Rigondeaux.

# boxing - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'People might think I'm talking out of my arse, but if Rigondeaux wins, I'll absolutely fight him'

Carl Frampton talks to The42 about waging war with ‘big lump’ Garcia, Santa Cruz sliding into his DMs and fights with Lomachenko and Rigondeaux.

'Imagine being 18 and being signed by De La Hoya': Irish star McKenna set to rock Vegas on debut tonight

The 18-year-old from Monaghan fights Travis Conley in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

# boxing - Friday 8 December, 2017

Pacquiao says he is in talks to fight McGregor

The boxer-turned-senator has his eye on a bout with the Irish MMA star.

McGregor will 'blow through boxing money' instead of UFC return, claims Woodley

Spending money and featuring in films will be more attractive to the Dubliner than a UFC return, according to Tyron Woodley.

# boxing - Thursday 7 December, 2017

IOC stops payments to Aiba over 'major concerns' regarding its governance

‘There are still questions open with regard to judging, refereeing and anti-doping’, said IOC chief Thomas Bach.

# boxing - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'I went out there not expecting a lot, but it was worse than anything I could ever have imagined'

Carl Frampton says he’ll never forget some of the poverty he witnessed first-hand during a Trócaire mission to Kenya.

# boxing - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Tony Bellew's rematch with David Haye fixed for May in London

The second instalment of their heavyweight grudge match will take place in the O2 Arena.

# boxing - Friday 1 December, 2017

'Next thing, he was in a coma. I'm sat there thinking, 'what the f*** is boxing all about?''

With Gary Murray having woken from his coma, Paddy Gallagher wants his former foe to walk him to the ring in 2018.

# boxing - Monday 27 November, 2017

'People don't realise: without that fight, I wouldn't have been able to pay next month's rent'

Jono Carroll and his young family were staring at a bleak Christmas until ‘King Kong’ secured a replacement opponent at the eleventh hour.

# boxing - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Ireland's 2012 Olympics hero John Joe Nevin makes successful return to boxing

The Mullingar native took part in his first fight in over a year.

# boxing - Friday 24 November, 2017

Joseph Parker close to getting his wish as heavyweight unification with Joshua moves nearer

Anthony Joshua is edging closer to a World heavyweight title unification bout.

# boxing - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Tyson Fury still looks far from fitness with hearing set for December

There is no guarantee Fury will receive a boxing licence even if he is cleared by UKAD, and he still looks some way off fitness.

Carl Frampton and wife Christine to visit children in Kenya for Trócaire Christmas appeal

The Belfast boxer will spend four days in the East African country just over a week after his 10-round war with Horacio Garcia.

Groundbreaking, big-money pro boxing tournament to take place at Dublin's National Stadium

The winner of the Prizefighter-style tournament will receive €25,000, as well as €5,000 for their amateur boxing club.

# boxing - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Cork's Spike O'Sullivan lands huge fight as co-main event on HBO next month

The Rebel bruiser will fight world-ranked American contender Antoine Douglas in Quebec next month.

# boxing - Monday 20 November, 2017

Tony Bellew-David Haye rematch postponed until March or May due to 'freak accident'

It’s understood Bellew and Haye will now meet in the new year.

# boxing - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Frampton sees out enjoyable war with Garcia to return to winning ways in Belfast

Frampton earned a unanimous decision victory but endured some hairy moments versus a teak tough Mexican.

# boxing - Friday 17 November, 2017

Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer Close Calls This post contains videos

Michael Conlan's homecoming fight to take place at Belfast's SSE Arena next summer

The 4-0 pro boxer confirmed the news to The42 on Close Calls earlier today.

Monaghan's teenage boxing sensation to make pro debut at Madison Square Garden

Aaron McKenna will make his paid bow on a future Hall of Famer’s undercard in two weeks’ time.

# boxing - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'Canelo is going to be ringside in Belfast, but he’ll be leaving disappointed'

Old friends Carl Frampton, Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes star on a bumper world title bill in their home city this Saturday.

# boxing - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'I'll be voting for him to eat some kangaroo testicles': Brook excited by rival Khan's jungle stint

Kell Brook admits he’s looking forward to watching arch rival Amir Khan on ‘I’m a Celeb.’

It's on: Katie Taylor to defend world title versus American champ McCaskill next month

The Irishwoman will make her first defence in London’s York Hall on Wednesday 13 December.

# boxing - Monday 13 November, 2017

'Two rounds': De La Hoya reveals he's been training for potential comeback v McGregor

Oscar De La Hoya admits he has been training for five months with an eye toward luring Conor McGregor back into the ring.

'Still got it': Tyson Fury eyeing April ring return as he posts footage of gym work Comeback Trail This post contains videos

'Still got it': Tyson Fury eyeing April ring return as he posts footage of gym work

Fury recently vowed to ‘play with’ Anthony Joshua, and it seems his comeback is finally taking shape.

# boxing - Friday 10 November, 2017

From Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout Takeover

Boxing company co-founded by Daniel Kinahan to receive 'large up-front investment' after buyout

MTK has signed a number of big name boxers since it was established.

# boxing - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Scared is too strong, but I think Joshua is fearful of fighting me. We gonna smoke him out'

Deontay Wilder talks The42 through his spectacular weekend win, ‘peasant’ Dillian Whyte, AJ’s lack of self-confidence and his grá for Tyson Fury.

# boxing - Monday 6 November, 2017

'I was locked up for a full year. My youngest was three months when I got out of prison'

Craig O’Brien has found his calling on the straight and narrow.

# boxing - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'I declare war upon you': Deontay Wilder destroys Stiverne and challenges Joshua Boxing This post contains videos

'I declare war upon you': Deontay Wilder destroys Stiverne and challenges Joshua

It took less than three minutes for Deontay Wilder to knock out Bermane Stiverne in their WBC heavyweight title fight.

'I was ranked fifth in the world and working on a building site. This world title fight is everything'

There have been lean Christmases and broken hearts aplenty, but Jamie Conlan has paved an unlikely path to a shot at world glory.

# boxing - Saturday 4 November, 2017

'I'm really, really bad at trash-talking. She'll win that, but it's who wins in the ring that counts'

‘Britain’s latest world champion’ Katie Taylor laughs off another Sky slip as she prepares for a rapid first defence.

# boxing - Friday 3 November, 2017

'Tell Katie to heal up so we can get to it': McCaskill hellbent on shocking Taylor in December

Having called Katie Taylor out for the bones of a year, Chicago’s Jessica McCaskill is on the brink of landing her dream fight.