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#Boxing

# boxing - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'Katie's not improving... She's definitely stoppable, and my hands are made to do exactly that'

Jessica McCaskill, who gave Katie Taylor a torrid time of it last Christmas, is back in pursuit of the champion.

# boxing - Thursday 16 August, 2018

And the new! TJ Doheny dethrones Iwasa in Tokyo thriller to become world champion

TJ Doheny edged a thriller in Tokyo to achieve a piece of Irish sporting history.

# boxing - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Weight on the button for Portlaoise's TJ Doheny ahead of tomorrow's date with destiny in Tokyo

‘The Power’ was ripped and ready at the 122-pound limit.

# boxing - Monday 13 August, 2018

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday

Wilder and former champion Fury are expected to clash this winter.

Former women's boxing champion claims she used PEDs for about 20 of her professional fights

Mia St. John held a world title in 2012 and claims she used a host of PEDs for almost a third of her bouts.

# boxing - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight 5-0

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight

The 19-year-old enjoyed a decent learning fight overnight in Tinsel Town.

# boxing - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Irish fans can watch teen sensation Aaron McKenna's fifth pro fight in Hollywood tonight

The teenage ‘Silencer”s ascent to stardom continues live on Facebook in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

'Sh**'s getting real' for TJ Doheny as he unassumingly seeks Irish sporting greatness in Tokyo

Away from the spotlight and thousands of miles away from his homeland, TJ Doheny has carved a chance at Irish sporting immortality.

# boxing - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Pacquiao in talks with Hearn and Matchroom over promotional deal

Katie Taylor’s promoter is mulling over a move to sign six-weight world champion Pacquiao, now a free agent.

Serrano bids to join Pacquiao and De La Hoya as 6-weight champ before inevitable Katie clash

Amanda Serrano will fight to join boxing royalty in September ahead of a potentially seminal women’s fight with Katie Taylor.

# boxing - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Katie Taylor to fight at the home of the Boston Celtics after change of plans from promoter Hearn

Though originally scheduled for 6 October in Chicago, Taylor will instead face Serrano in front of an Irish-heavy crowd on the East Coast.

# boxing - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Olympic re-run up in smoke as Natasha Jonas suffers shock stoppage defeat to former Katie Taylor foe

Taylor and Jonas clashed in a humdinger at London 2012, but a re-run in the pro ranks might have been spurned.

'Anyone who does even five minutes' research will see there are big fights out there for Katie'

Suggestions that women’s boxing lacks talent have left Brian Peters incredulous, but Katie Taylor’s manager has some choice words for a few of her prospective opponents.

# boxing - Friday 3 August, 2018

Irish boxer handed four-month ban after failing test due to cannabis use

Evan Metcalfe has appealed the decision, which also saw him stripped of his National Elite title.

# boxing - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'She's got to fight in Ireland': Sky chief to push for Katie homecoming fight and 'festival'

Adam Smith tells The42 that he’ll ‘work hard’ for a massive Katie Taylor fight in Millstreet or somewhere similar if it can’t be made in Dublin.

# boxing - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

The U.S. startup steering top Irish talents toward the top of the boxing world

Sheer Sports guide the careers of boxers Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna, and they’re on the lookout for more Irish talent.

Donegal's Jason Quigley on brink of landing career-biggest fight in Las Vegas

Quigley is set to face Ryota Murata for the Japanese puncher’s secondary title.

# boxing - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'Be careful what you f***ing wish for': Spike O'Sullivan sets up Vegas fight with former world champ Challenge Accepted This post contains videos

'Be careful what you f***ing wish for': Spike O'Sullivan sets up Vegas fight with former world champ

O’Sullivan will fight as the co-main event to Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez on 15 September, and he seems to have found an opponent.

'I might not be the same man coming out of it': Bellew says Usyk fight would have to be his last

Bellew in line to face the undisputed cruiserweight world champ later this year.

# boxing - Monday 30 July, 2018

Fury claims negotiations for world-title fight with Wilder are 'very close to being done' Two Big Men This post contains videos

Fury claims negotiations for world-title fight with Wilder are 'very close to being done'

Tyson Fury claims it’s likely that he’ll face the American WBC champion in December.

Hearn ready to give Deontay Wilder $8 million to fight Whyte, not Joshua

“It will make fortunes for the pair of them.”

# boxing - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'You're living my dream': Classy Connor shares reverence for Taylor in champion's changing room Icon This post contains videos

'You're living my dream': Classy Connor shares reverence for Taylor in champion's changing room

Connor didn’t hide her admiration for Taylor as the fighters embraced following the Irishwoman’s third-round victory.

Parker loses out in heavyweight scrap with Whyte

Despite being knocked down in the last round, Dillian Whyte defeated Joseph Parker by unanimous decision.

# boxing - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Katie Taylor obliterates overmatched Kimberly Connor to defend world titles

It’s onto Chicago for Taylor, whose record as a professional improves to 10-0, 5KOs.

# boxing - Friday 27 July, 2018

Katie Taylor weighs in ripped and ready to defend world titles in London Fighting Fit This post contains videos

Katie Taylor weighs in ripped and ready to defend world titles in London

Dublin’s Craig O’Brien was also looking sharp as he weighed in for his career-biggest test versus Liverpudlian Olympian Anthony Fowler.

# boxing - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'I was born ready' - Bellew accepts challenge of Ukrainian fighter Usyk

Oleksandr Usyk will “eat more spaghetti” to land a fight with Tony Bellew – and the English says he has the appetite for the bout.

Silky-smooth Usyk schools Gassiev to become undisputed world champ and lift Ali Trophy

The stylish Ukrainian dominated the dangerous Russian to win the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament.

# boxing - Friday 20 July, 2018

Ireland's Ryan Burnett selects familiar four-weight world champ for Super Series quarter-final Ballsy Call This post contains videos

Ireland's Ryan Burnett selects familiar four-weight world champ for Super Series quarter-final

Just months after his thriller with Carl Frampton, Nonito Donaire will take on another Belfast boxing icon.

# boxing - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Cindy Serrano claims Katie Taylor is scared to fight her sister ahead of October scrap

The elder Serrano sister will aim to derail Taylor’s best laid plans in October.

Monaghan's McKenna lands 5th pro fight in Hollywood - and Irish fans will be able to watch it

‘The Silencer”s ascent to stardom will continue on Saturday 11 August, and his fight will be available for all to watch.

Anthony Joshua says doping slurs would wreck his career

Upcoming opponent Alexander Povetkin tested positive for meldonium in May 2016.

# boxing - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

In the city of Chicago! Katie Taylor announced for October bout

The 32-year-old will fight Puerto Rican Cindy Serrano.

# boxing - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Wembley to host next two fights for heavyweight champ Joshua

The IBF, WBA and WBO belt-holder will step into the ring in September and then again in April 2019.

# boxing - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Wilder says he'll now accept nothing but '50-50 straight across' if Joshua fight comes around again

Anthony Joshua was not interested in agreeing to a bout on any terms, according to WBC champion Deontay Wilder.

# boxing - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Amir Khan follows up 39-second KO in comeback fight by announcing next bout

The British welterweight will face Colombian-Canadian Samuel Vargas at Arena Birmingham in September.

'I'm sorry guys, they played us all': Wilder confirms Joshua fight is off

The 32-year-old says he and his team ‘bent over backwards’ to make a unification fight happen.

# boxing - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Povetkin likely next as Joshua left frustrated by Wilder's 'big game', says Hearn

Povetkin likely next as Joshua left frustrated by Wilder's 'big game', says Hearn

Eddie Hearn says Anthony Joshua is frustrated by negotiations with Deontay Wilder after the WBA ordered an Alexander Povetkin bout.

'People say: 'Jesus, is it safe?' Insurance companies won't even give you a quote because it's a boxing show' The Negotiator This post contains videos

'People say: 'Jesus, is it safe?' Insurance companies won't even give you a quote because it's a boxing show'

Ahead of his promotional debut on 7 July, Jay Byrne says crime isn’t the only thing holding back pro boxing in Ireland.

# boxing - Friday 22 June, 2018

Joe Ward finally leaves a dent in his Cuban nemesis two years out from Tokyo Olympics Down Goes La Cruz This post contains videos

Joe Ward finally leaves a dent in his Cuban nemesis two years out from Tokyo Olympics

The crowd booed as Ward lost a 3-2 split decision, but it seems he has finally caught up to his career-long rival.

# boxing - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Canelo-Golovkin rematch set for September with Spike O'Sullivan to fight in chief support bout

Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez have agreed to a rematch on September 15, according to Oscar De La Hoya.