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# boxing - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Ireland's Spike O'Sullivan claims commanding fourth-round TKO in Boston Leesider This post contains videos

Ireland's Spike O'Sullivan claims commanding fourth-round TKO in Boston

The Cork fighter took his professional record to 26 wins by seeing off his English opponent.

# boxing - Friday 29 September, 2017

Heavyweight rematch between Bellew and Haye announced for December

The British fighters will go at it again in London a week before Christmas.

A week after PEDs warning from Deontay Wilder, world title opponent Luis Ortiz fails drug test

Last week, Wilder warned Ortiz not to ‘f*** up’ their fight by testing positive.

# boxing - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Golden Boy reject reports Canelo-GGG sold 1.3m PPVs, expect final figure to be far higher

The promoters say today’s reports were ‘simply inaccurate’.

# boxing - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Tyrone's European champ joins Frampton in announcing split from McGuigans

‘After a recent meeting it was clear that our time has come to an end as a team,’ said Conrad Cummings.

Jamie Conlan to fight for world title and Carl Frampton to return on massive Belfast bill

Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Paddy Barnes will also feature alongside his close friends Conlan and Frampton.

# boxing - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Garda Kennedy: 'With the baby in hospital, I got there and suddenly I'm thinking, 'Jesus, I'm on billboards''

Wexford garda Niall Kennedy is now the 65th-ranked heavyweight in the world.

# boxing - Monday 25 September, 2017

Cork's Callum Walsh stuns home favourite to win gold at European Junior Championships

There’s a European gold medal on its way to Leeside.

'That shot changed Teddy's tune! But in fairness, I thought he spoke well' - Conlan

Michael Conlan says his homecoming bout will ‘definitely happen between May and June next year.’

# boxing - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Carl Frampton signs up with promoter Frank Warren after split with the McGuigans

The former two-weight world champion left Barry McGuigan’s Cyclone Promotions back in August.

'That's disgusting' - Hughie Fury's camp up in arms as Parker retains WBO heavyweight title By Decision This post contains videos

'That's disgusting' - Hughie Fury's camp up in arms as Parker retains WBO heavyweight title

The New Zealander won on points at the Manchester Arena last night.

# boxing - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Michael Conlan levels Kenny Guzman with spectacular right-hand knockout Good Night And God Bless This post contains videos

# boxing - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'My body isn't up to the rigours of the sport': Light heavyweight champ Andre Ward retires from boxing

The Californian walks away unbeaten after 32 bouts.

# boxing - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Boxing legend Jake LaMotta, the 'Raging Bull', dies aged 95

The final bell has tolled for the Bronx Bull.

From Legendary sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee dies aged 82 RIP

Legendary sports broadcaster Jimmy Magee dies aged 82

Magee, much beloved for his ‘Memory Man’ persona, had been ill for some time.

# boxing - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

British Boxing Board 'surprised' by Ferdinand move as he hasn't yet applied for licence

‘If we receive an application we will consider it, as we have to do.’

Carl Frampton signs advisory deal with Macklin's MTK Global, eyes Irish boxing history

‘I would like to stand alone in Ireland as a three-weight world champion.’

'She’s a wonderful person, but her scorecards have been in many cases off the wall'

Bob Arum claims he has previously tried to have Adalaide Byrd removed from Top Rank fights.

'Clear my name and let me return to my former glory' - Fury calls for doping ban to be resolved

The former WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion hasn’t fought in nearly two years.

Ex-footballer Rio Ferdinand confirms he's pursuing career as professional boxer aged 38

The former England defender announced his new career path on Twitter this morning.

Foreman 'awfully surprised' by McGregor's boxing but doesn't expect him back in ring

Conor McGregor’s ability away from the UFC octagon and in the boxing ring stunned former champion George Foreman.

# boxing - Monday 18 September, 2017

Ryan Burnett's world title unification fight in Belfast gets massive U.S. TV platform

Burnett’s big fight will air on HBO in the States.

# boxing - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Judge stood down after 'terrible' Canelo decision leaves Golovkin fuming

It remains to be seen if Adalaide Byrd will judge another elite boxing match after her unpopular take on Saturday’s Golovkin-Canelo bout.

Golovkin retains titles in thrilling draw with Alvarez

Judge Dave Moretti scored the tense battle 114-114.

# boxing - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Wexford's Garda Niall Kennedy produces stunning upset to win New England heavyweight title

The Gorey man shocked Alexis Santos in Connecticut and dedicated the victory to his newborn son in hospital.

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start War

Ray Moylette climbs off the canvas to get Mayo's big week off to a solid start

The Islandeady light-welterweight moves to 6-0 as a professional following a war in Connecticut.

# boxing - Thursday 14 September, 2017

The Hagler-Hearns war and 7 other middleweight classics Golovkin v Alvarez could match History Books This post contains videos

The Hagler-Hearns war and 7 other middleweight classics Golovkin v Alvarez could match

Saturday’s superfight could be the latest in a glorious middleweight canon.

Golovkin describes Canelo superfight as like going on a date with a new girlfriend

“This is my game, this is my fight, I am boss.”

'It's only going to get bigger and bigger': Katie says winning pro title would be as good as gold

Undefeated Taylor faces Anahi Esther Sanchez in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on 28 October.

# boxing - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Nevin set for low-key comeback but has sight set on bigger things

The Mullingar man remains undefeated as a professional.

# boxing - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

John Joe Nevin to make ring return later this month following lengthy absence

Nevin hasn’t fought in 13 months but will return to action in London.

Katie Taylor fight against Holly Holm 'a strong possibility' amid huge interest from American TV

Taylor’s manager Brian Peters also said her title fight next month may delay a homecoming bout until 2018.

# boxing - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Eric Donovan wins Celtic title with eight-round masterclass against gutsy Welsh champion

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ captured his first professional title in style.

Boxer Abdusalamov receives $22 million settlement following severe brain injury

It is believed to be the biggest personal injury settlement the state of New York has ever made.

'I’ve no doubts. It’s more curiosity... How good am I?'

Eric Donovan faces a career-biggest test in Dublin’s National Stadium tonight.

Michael Conlan to return to Madison Square Garden for fifth professional fight

With a fourth fight in Arizona later this month, Conlan will head back to NYC near Christmas time.

# boxing - Thursday 7 September, 2017

UFC champ Cyborg obtains boxing licence and appears serious about switch to ring

Cyborg intends to compete in the 154-pound division.

# boxing - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Star Monaghan teenager signs professional boxing deal with Golden Boy Promotions

Aaron McKenna has signed with Oscar De La Hoya’s promotional stable, and will be based in Los Angeles.

'We had one TV camera turn up at the airport to see him'

Bernard Dunne is disgusted with the lack of coverage given to World silver medalist Joe Ward.