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# boxing - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Frampton scoffs at Khan's presser histrionics as pair prepare for TV ratings clash Glass Half Full This post contains videos

Frampton scoffs at Khan's presser histrionics as pair prepare for TV ratings clash

Khan threw a glass of water over his opponent, Phil Lo Greco, at today’s press conference, and ‘The Jackal’ wasn’t impressed.

# boxing - Monday 29 January, 2018

Amir Khan will face Canadian Phil Lo Greco in his comeback fight

The former light-welterweight world champion makes his return on 21 April after signing with Matchroom.

# boxing - Friday 26 January, 2018

Leinster performance coach to make professional boxing debut in March

Cillian Reardon will enter the middleweight professional ranks on the undercard to Last Man Standing.

Olympian Joyce and three fellow unbeaten Irish prospects added to stacked Frampton bill

David Oliver Joyce, Lewis Crocker, Steven Ward and Tyrone McCullagh join a host of Irish fighters on the undercard to Frampton-Donaire.

# boxing - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Cork's Spike O'Sullivan nears career-biggest fight with consensus world middleweight number 3

O’Sullivan has verbally agreed to face Danny Jacobs at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on 28 April.

John Joe Nevin to continue comeback versus unbeaten Mexican in Philadelphia

The 2012 Olympic silver medalist will return for his second bout in four months when he faces Alex Torres Rynn.

# boxing - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Conlan confirms permanent relocation to London as he teams up with leading UK trainer

‘Obviously I’ll be fighting in Belfast for my homecoming, but fight-wise, I’ll still be USA-based,’ Conlan tells The42.

Selby confirms Belfast trip to face rival Frampton awaits if he sees off Warrington

Lee Selby will visit ‘The Jackal’s Den’ this summer should all go to plan for he and Frampton in the next few months.

# boxing - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Heather Hardy to face former boxing world champ in both the Bellator cage and the ring

Heather Hardy and Ana Julaton will do battle at Bellator 194 before rematching in the boxing ring.

Pro boxing returns to Irish terrestrial TV after seven-year hiatus

TG4 will bring pro boxing back to Irish screens on 3 March.

# boxing - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Croc', 'The Silencer', and 'The Naas Tommy Hearns': Irish pro boxing's future is in concrete hands

Lewis Crocker, Gary Cully and Aaron McKenna, with 20 Irish titles between them, will be looking to take names in 2018.

# boxing - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'A step ahead of the rest': Spence Jr dismantles game Peterson as rise to greatness gathers pace

Future superstar Errol Spence defended his IBF World welterweight title in another hugely impressive display.

# boxing - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Carl Frampton's war of words with Nonito Donaire heats up as fighters exchange...songs? Psychological Warfare This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Carl Frampton's war of words with Nonito Donaire heats up as fighters exchange...songs?

Thankfully, just when things threatened to turn nasty, cruiserweight Tommy McCarthy was on hand to intervene.

# boxing - Friday 19 January, 2018

Tyson Fury nears return and possible Joshua match-up as boxing licence suspension is lifted

The British Boxing Board of Control has agreed to end the former world heavyweight champion’s ban, subject to a medical.

# boxing - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Frampton admits to 'a wee bit of fear factor' as he gears up for make-or-break clash with Donaire

Carl Frampton says his upcoming scrap with Nonito Donaire will prove there’s still plenty left in the tank.

Three thrilling all-Irish fights confirmed for Frampton-Donaire card in Belfast

Two long-running domestic rivalries will be settled in Belfast, while stablemates Jono Carroll and Marco McCullough will also square off in April.

'If I'm not clean, you'll find out this fight. If I haven't been clean, you'll see me struggle vs Parker'

Anthony Joshua dismissed off-hand accusations from Joseph Parker that he is ‘the king of steroids’.

Manny Pacquiao says he's in talks to fight Vasyl Lomachenko

Pac Man is eyeing a comeback in April.

# boxing - Monday 15 January, 2018

Katie Taylor's Dublin homecoming fight off the cards as America comes calling

Katie Taylor will fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York on 28 April as her bid to break America begins.

# boxing - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Warren miffed that Khan's comeback on Sky will clash with Frampton-Donaire on BT

Khan and Frampton will return to the ring at the same time on rival channels and under rival promoters.

Two-time Olympic champion Claressa Shields successfully retains titles with unanimous win

Shields handed 41-year-old Tori Nelson the first defeat of her career in New York on Saturday.

# boxing - Friday 12 January, 2018

Deontay Wilder will defend his WBC World heavyweight title versus Luis Ortiz in March

Luis Ortiz will get his chance to take Deontay Wilder’s WBC belt on 3 March.

Huge Dublin derby rematch moves closer as Carroll agrees to 'fling Geraghty a bone'

The rematch Irish boxing fans have been calling for since 2014 is tentatively scheduled to take place on Katie Taylor’s Dublin undercard.

Kildare's Hogan confirmed to fight English rival in final step towards world title shot

Victory for the Kilcullen man will set him up for a title shot versus the winner of Sadam Ali and Liam Smith.

# boxing - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'I'm only coming off a building site since Saturday... But I'm not taking time off work to lose'

Irish amateur boxing legend Roy Sheahan isn’t just chancing his arm on 3 March.

# boxing - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Katie Taylor's Dublin homecoming fight almost over the line as Hearn reveals date

Taylor’s long awaited professional bow in this country is close to being finalised for 14 April.

Pro boxing returns to Irish TV as lineup for big-money 'Last Man Standing' tournament revealed

‘The Western Warrior’ is back, and he could end up facing an Irish amateur legend and pro debutant.

'I’ve been out of the ring for too long and I’m desperate to make up for lost time' - Khan signs with Hearn

The former light-welterweight world champion will return to action on 21 April after agreeing a three-fight deal with Matchroom.

# boxing - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Cork's Noel Murphy to headline Times Square bill versus undefeated American next month

Somebody’s ‘O’ has got to go on 7 February.

Amir Khan to ink with Hearn and Matchroom in bid to steer career back on track - report

Khan last fought in May of 2016, and recently appeared on ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’

'One of us might never fight for a world title again': Frampton return confirmed for 21 April

Carl Frampton knows defeat against Nonito Donaire would likely spell the end of his time at world level.

# boxing - Monday 8 January, 2018

Golden footage of 12-year-old Katie Taylor putting in a crunching tackle emerges Born Winner This post contains videos

Golden footage of 12-year-old Katie Taylor putting in a crunching tackle emerges

Ireland’s world champion boxer was facing DDSL heavyweights Cherry Orchard back in 1998.

# boxing - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives

Katie Taylor is changing the game again, and the Irish people will have a major role to play in her efforts.

# boxing - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Irish amateur legend a shock first inclusion in big-money Last Man Standing tournament

Four-time, two-weight Irish Senior Elite champion Roy Sheahan has made the decision to turn professional for the lucrative tournament.

# boxing - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Saunders 'would love' to fight Cork's O'Sullivan again, but issues stark warning to his friend

Saunders maintains Spike’s power lies a weight above, at 168 pounds, but believes his friend is worthy of a title shot.

Oscar Valdez and Scott Quigg close to sealing fight for WBO World featherweight title

Carl Frampton will be an interested observer in March.

# boxing - Monday 1 January, 2018

'Any shows where I'm the main event, RTÉ can - and will - have them, no matter what'

Michael Conlan is keen for RTÉ to broadcast his Belfast homecoming this summer.

18 for 18: Monaghan sensation Aaron McKenna is set to take names across the Atlantic

Teen gunslinger Aaron McKenna is Ireland’s youngest professional boxer, and debuted in Vegas last month.

# boxing - Sunday 31 December, 2017

18 for 18: Bray's Daina Moorehouse isn't the next Katie Taylor, but has an eye on her crown

Daina Moorehouse didn’t lose a single round as she conquered province, country and continent in her Junior Cert year.