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# boxing - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan keeps dream fights alive as he batters overmatched foe in California

Berlin Abreu quit in his corner after three gruelling rounds with the Cork man.

# boxing - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Bellew shoves Haye during face-off as tensions rise ahead of Saturday's rematch Boxing This post contains videos

Bellew shoves Haye during face-off as tensions rise ahead of Saturday's rematch

Security staff intervened after Bellew lashed out when the pair went head-to-head at the O2 Arena in London.

# boxing - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Haye wants to 'drag it out' before stopping Bellew late

Tony Bellew could be in for a long night on Saturday if David Haye’s revenge mission goes according to plan.

# boxing - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Fury: Joshua an inspiration to young people, but doesn't have the natural gift

Tyson Fury says he is ‘proud’ of what Anthony Joshua has achieved in heavyweight boxing.

# boxing - Monday 30 April, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan's LA fight this Friday to be broadcast live for free on eir Sport

O’Sullivan faces Berlin Abreu in at StubHub Center, Carson, California this Friday night.

# boxing - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'Two down, two to go' - Katie Taylor shows her class both inside and outside the ring KT This post contains videos

'Two down, two to go' - Katie Taylor shows her class both inside and outside the ring

It was a night to remember in Brooklyn.

Supreme Katie Taylor lights up Brooklyn as she unifies lightweight world titles

After a career-best display in Brooklyn, Katie Taylor is now one of only three Irish boxers in history to have unified world titles.

# boxing - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Taylor's invasion of Serrano territory sets wheels in motion for potential superfight

Her task at hand is substantial, but bigger fights await Katie Taylor should she unify world titles tonight.

# boxing - Friday 27 April, 2018

Taylor and foe make weight for world-title unification clash in Brooklyn

There was no drama with this Argentine as Katie Taylor weighed in for her unification scrap at Barclays Center.

Monaghan boxing star McKenna to fight in front of Sugar Ray Leonard next month

Aaron McKenna will take to the ring for the fourth time as a pro at a prestigious event in his new hometown.

# boxing - Thursday 26 April, 2018

'I was walking my dog along the canal and when I heard that I looked at myself and thought "you fat pig"'

British heavyweight Tyson Fury says he was spurred on to make his boxing comeback after more than two years by comments from Deontay Wilder.

Hearn sceptical over Wilder's $50million 'PR move' for potential Joshua bout

“No disrespect to Deontay but I don’t believe he has that kind of money,” said Joshua’s promoter.

# boxing - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'I met Paulie Malignaggi in the airport. I told him: 'If Conor won't fight you, I will''

‘The Silencer’ Aaron McKenna does his talking in the ring. Well, most of it.

Bray sensation Daina Moorehouse dominates Russian to win European gold

Daina Moorehouse has added European Youth gold to her European Junior title from last year, and is one of the most prodigious talents in Irish sport.

# boxing - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'Valdez would have no problem going to Belfast': Arum keen for Frampton world title scrap

Bob Arum says Oscar Valdez wants to defend his world title against Carl Frampton.

Fabulous Frampton survives hairy 11th to see off 'dangerous motherf*****r' Donaire

Carl Frampton admitted he was “definitely hurt” in the 11th round, but out-fought the future Hall-of-Famer in Belfast.

# boxing - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds on comeback Explosive This post contains videos

Amir Khan knocks out Phil Lo Greco in just 40 seconds on comeback

‘King’ Khan was back with a bang in Liverpool.

Michael Conlan to fight on home soil for the first time this summer

Michael Conlan will fight at Belfast’s SSE Odyssey Arena on 30 June.

# boxing - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Conlan to get shot at 'revenge' for Rio robbery as Russian nemesis joins him at Top Rank

“It’ll be huge. It’ll be absolutely huge.”

'There'll be a lot of people putting me down' - Khan insists there's plenty left in the tank

A win for Amir Khan on Saturday will see his career path align with that of rival Kell Brook.

# boxing - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Manny Pacquiao sacked his boxing coach of 16 years through a press release

Freddie Roach found out he’d been fired at the same time as the rest of the industry.

Canelo Alvarez banned for six months over failed drug test

He has blamed the test failure on eating contaminated meat in his native Mexico.

Golovkin to fight 'the Nightmare' Martirosyan in Canelo absence GGG

Golovkin to fight 'the Nightmare' Martirosyan in Canelo absence

Vanes Martirosyan wil step in for Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and fight Gennady Golovkin on May 5.

# boxing - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Klitschko backs Joshua to beat Fury, but believes Wilder would be 'dangerous fight'

Wladimir Klitschko believes Tyson Fury’s lack of discipline could be an issue if the British heavyweight ever faces Anthony Joshua.

Monaghan boxing star Stevie McKenna joins brother Aaron in turning pro across the pond

Stevie McKenna will relocate to California to begin his professional career next month.

# boxing - Friday 13 April, 2018

Five of seven Irish boxers win Friday's semis to claim at least Commonwealth silver

Six of 12 boxers from Team Northern Ireland have made it to Saturday’s finals.

US boxer sporting Trump-inspired trunks gets battered by Mexican foe Tearing Down The Wall This post contains videos

US boxer sporting Trump-inspired trunks gets battered by Mexican foe

Rod Salka’s political statement went walls-up on Thursday night.

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California Peach This post contains videos

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California

Ireland and Golden Boy Promotions’ youngest professional fighter moves to 3-0 (2KOs) in style.

# boxing - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Former World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury confirms comeback fight in June

The Gypsy King is back in the ring for the first time since dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.

Sean McComb given full backing as 'innocent victim' of nightclub disturbance

The Northern Ireland boxer was fined over the incident.

# boxing - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan and team pull plug on potential Golovkin showdown

With no confirmation that ‘GGG’ will even fight as planned on 5 May, ‘Spike’ and team have reverted to their original plan.

Irish boxers claim eight medals at Commonwealths with semis and finals to come

Seven Irish fighters will return with at least bronze, while Kristina O’Hara booked her place in the light-flyweight final.

# boxing - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Monaghan teenager McKenna to fight live-dog opponent in California on Thursday

‘The Silencer’ returns to Fantasy Springs on Thursday night for his third professional bout.

# boxing - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Kildare's Dennis Hogan earns his world title shot with hard-fought victory over Jimmy Kelly

Dennis Hogan beat Manchester’s Kelly via a unanimous decision in his adopted city of Brisbane.

# boxing - Friday 6 April, 2018

'On Sunday nights, kids are feeling immense anxiety about school - like I did. I'll do it for them'

Kilcullen’s Dennis Hogan has more reasons than your average boxer for wanting to become a world champion. He’s seriously close.

Commonwealth Games boxing champ claims he was bitten in opening fight

Elsewhere, Ballymena’s Stephen Donnelly got his Games off to a winning start in the middleweight division.

'I wasn’t intentionally being mean, I just figured that’s how you gotta do it' - George Foreman recalls when he was king

We spoke to the former heavyweight champion about life inside and outside the ring.

# boxing - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'I've said 'yes': Spike confirms Golovkin negotiations are well underway

Spike O’Sullivan is willing and able to fight Golovkin in Canelo’s absence, but admits no deal is done yet.

# boxing - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

'I'm truly shocked by what's happened': Golovkin-Canelo rematch OFF as Mexican withdraws

Canelo twice tested positive for clenbuterol in February and likely faces a short ban from the sport.

'Thanks Anthony': Wilder calls Joshua's bluff and accepts UK challenge in statement

Wilder maintains there is nothing on his side preventing the pair from trading leather.