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# boxing - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 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.

# boxing - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

'I mess up all the plans': Deontay Wilder accuses Joshua and Hearn of stalling inevitable fight

‘Nobody cares about who has more followers on social media, who gives a f***? This is boxing!’

'I look forward to the day I step into the ring with Jessica, seriously. She hasn't left me alone!' Put Up Or Shut Up This post contains videos

'I look forward to the day I step into the ring with Jessica, seriously. She hasn't left me alone!'

After a year of call-outs, Katie Taylor hopes Jessica McCaskill answers the call for a December world title showdown.

'The big homecoming, March or April. That's the plan: to unify the division in Ireland'

Katie Taylor intends to unify her division on home soil next spring.

# boxing - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Katie Taylor will headline in England in December for her first world title defence

Taylor will defend her title in the first women’s fight ever to headline a Sky Sports boxing broadcast.

# boxing - Monday 30 October, 2017

'I can’t wait for Anthony Joshua to be on my undercard!': Taylor has her belt, and no rival is safe

The new WBA World lightweight champion intends to fight all of the division’s big names.

# boxing - Sunday 29 October, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite sporting pics of the week

It’s been another entertaining and eventful seven days of sport.

Promoter Eddie Hearn calls for Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury fight in 2018

Hearn says he expects Joshua will take on Deontay Wilder next summer.

From The Daily Edge Colin Farrell dropped in to wish Katie Taylor luck before her world title bout last night The Old One Two

Colin Farrell dropped in to wish Katie Taylor luck before her world title bout last night

Must have worked, because she’s now a world champ.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins and Leo Varadkar pay tribute to 'Irish sporting legend' Katie Taylor World Champ

President Higgins and Leo Varadkar pay tribute to 'Irish sporting legend' Katie Taylor

The 31-year-old Bray boxer became a professional world champion last night.

# boxing - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Controversy as Joshua retains world heavyweight titles against warrior Takam

Takam says he wants a rematch.

Katie Taylor dominates Anahi Sanchez to win her first world title as a professional

Katie Taylor is champion of the world.

# boxing - Friday 27 October, 2017

Anthony Joshua hopes Africa calls after Carlos Takam bout

Britain’s world heavyweight champion has his eyes set on a fight in Nigeria.

'Katie Taylor will win her world title in 6-8 rounds' - Andy Lee

The former WBO middleweight title holder joined us on Close Calls to discuss the bout.

# boxing - Thursday 26 October, 2017

'It will be a dark and rainy night for Katie': Sanchez vows to destroy Taylor's title dream

Anahi Esther Sanchez defends her WBA World lightweight title against Katie Taylor on Saturday.

Gary Murray out of coma and 'recovering well' three weeks after fight with Paddy Gallagher

The Glaswegian was put in a medically-induced coma following his bout with Belfast’s Gallagher on 6 October.

British Olympian Muhammad Ali facing lengthy ban after testing positive for a steroid

The 21-year-old Yorkshireman has been provisionally suspended after failing a test in April.

'Sanchez is a good champion and that’s what Katie wanted - a real challenge'

Near sell-out crowd of between 70-80,000 expected in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium.

# boxing - Sunday 22 October, 2017

'117-110 was a disgrace. I thought Ormond won': Hearn wants rematch after Hyland decision

Paul Hyland Jr won a contentious points decision over Stephen Ormond in an enthralling all-Irish affair in Belfast.

# boxing - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Ricky Hatton plotting against Irish 'buddy' Burnett for Saturday's title unification bout in Belfast

In a first ever world title unification on Irish soil, former gym-mates Ryan Burnett and Zhanat Zhakiyanov will put their belts on the line in Belfast.

# boxing - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Anthony Joshua confirms he will fight Tyson Fury in 2018

In an interview with Talksport, the current world heavyweight title holder announced his plans.

# boxing - Monday 16 October, 2017

Anthony Joshua's opponent ruled out but world title bout will still go ahead

The heavyweight champion now meets number three-ranked Carlos Takam in Cardiff later this month.

'I told the ref, 'f***'s sake, he's badly hurt'': Murray remains in hospital after shambolic Gallagher bout

Last Friday week in Edinburgh, I found myself violating various journalistic codes in roaring at a referee to stop a fight. When he did intervene, it was too late.

# boxing - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Jermell Charlo lit up Brooklyn with a KO of the Year contender last night Lights Out This post contains videos

Jermell Charlo lit up Brooklyn with a KO of the Year contender last night

The WBC super-welterweight champ handed Erickson Lubin the first defeat of his pro career.

# boxing - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Kildare's Hogan ends Nonaka's eight-year undefeated run in style to close in on world title shot

The Kilcullen light-middleweight has been propelled into the world title picture after a career-best display.

# boxing - Friday 13 October, 2017

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch Dark Demons This post contains videos

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch

The son of Irish immigrants, the Glaswegian was world champion at 22 and dead at 33.

Santa Cruz and Mares both want Frampton as soon as they're finished with each other

Leo Santa Cruz wants a rubber match with Carl Frampton in 2018, but rival Abner Mares also wants a bite of The Jackal.

# boxing - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Showtime exec compares Mayweather fight to 'Transformers', but claims McGregor benefitted boxing

‘You don’t want every movie to be ‘Transformers’ but when it comes it’s hard not to get caught up in the hype.’

Argentinian opponent confirmed for Michael Conlan's Madison Square Garden return

Conlan will face Luis Fernando Molina in the lead-up to Christmas.

'I've got two kids and a missus. I don't want problems after boxing' - Frampton cuts sparring in half

The former two-weight world champion is hoping to avoid brain damage when he eventually retires.

# boxing - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'The dream is to defend the belt in Ireland': Kildare export Hogan within touching distance of world title

‘There is something that lingers in that I wasn’t born here, I wasn’t raised here, which maybe prevented some Australians from jumping on board.’

# boxing - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence

Fury does not intend to apply for a new licence from the British Boxing Board of Control.

'As I came off the pitch, I had the phone call to say he had died'

Ireland defender Cyrus Christie pays tribute to boxer uncle Errol, who played a big part in his life.

# boxing - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

WBC have ordered a Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez rematch

Golovkin and Canelo are expected to go toe to toe again after the WBC ordered a rematch.