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# boxing - Monday 1 January, 2018

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.

# boxing - Saturday 30 December, 2017

‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’

Author of the William Hill-shortlisted Ali: A Life, Jonathan Eig, chats to The42 about the boxer’s legacy.

Eddie Hearn removes Ohara Davies from London show for 'unacceptable' Sun comments

Davies’ support for The Sun newspaper was widely condemned, most notably by sportspeople from Liverpool.

# boxing - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Parker agrees '30-35% split' for unification showdown with Anthony Joshua

“My gut feeling is there will be a deal,” says Parker promoter David Higgins.

# boxing - Monday 25 December, 2017

'Rio was the worst thing that had ever happened to me, but it was a blessing in disguise'

It took him five fights, but Michael Conlan feels he has finally found his feet as a professional boxer.

# boxing - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'A lot of athletes wouldn't know the value of deals': How Anthony Joshua has built a commercial empire

Champion’s hands-on approach to business has turned his company into a ‘monster’.

Two-time Olympic champion Zou Shiming's boxing career in jeopardy due to eye injury Zou

Two-time Olympic champion Zou Shiming's boxing career in jeopardy due to eye injury

Paddy Barnes’ Olympic nemesis hasn’t fought since losing his word title in July.

'Bad guys are supposed to lose. I change that. I win'

This extract from Ali: A Life focuses on the legendary boxer’s early days and his bout with Sonny Liston.

# boxing - Saturday 23 December, 2017

How well do you remember Mayweather-McGregor?

Test your knowledge of a fight you’ll never forget, even if you want to.

# boxing - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Carl Frampton to face former four-weight world champion on home soil next year

Carl Frampton to face former four-weight world champion on home soil next year

35-year-old Nonito Donaire has been named as ‘The Jackal’s’ next opponent.

Dana White says Floyd Mayweather Jr in talks for UFC deal

And you thought 2017 was mad.

# boxing - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Laois boxer TJ Doheny earns mandatory world title shot after superb victory in Thailand

TJ Doheny (18-0, 13KOs) has earned his shot to become Ireland’s third reigning boxing world champion in 2018.

# boxing - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Taylor earned 'substantial six-figure sum' in London, but has never signed for Hearn

Katie Taylor’s deal with Eddie Hearn is bound only by a handshake, but it’s paying dividends for both.

Billy Joe Saunders taunts, toys with and takes David Lemieux to school in stylish title defence

Saunders produced a punch-perfect performance to defend his WBO World middleweight title.

Cork's Spike O'Sullivan lays waste to Antoine Douglas in sensational Montreal upset Rebel Riot This post contains videos

Cork's Spike O'Sullivan lays waste to Antoine Douglas in sensational Montreal upset

A career-best victory for the 33-year-old Cork man propels him to the fringes of world title contention.

# boxing - Friday 15 December, 2017

Fury not rushing back to take on Joshua

The boxer insists he won’t do anything hasty.

# boxing - Thursday 14 December, 2017

'I want to continue making history in this sport. I want all the belts'

Katie Taylor has set her sights on her fellow lightweight beltholders as a defining 2018 beckons.

# boxing - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Katie Taylor dominates brave Jessica McCaskill to retain her world title

Taylor was heavily tested by the impressive Jessica McCaskill, but passed with flying colours.

# boxing - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

'May the best fighter win': No weight trouble in London as Taylor and McCaskill gear up for war

Katie Taylor and Jessica McCaskill both comfortably made weight for their world title clash.

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury cleared to fight again

The 29-year-old has not fought since his shock defeat of Wladimir Klitschko.

Donegal middleweight standout Jason Quigley leaves LA to base himself closer to home

After three years in Los Angeles, Jason Quigley is moving to Sheffield.

'Imagine the atmosphere when Katie walks out in Dublin. I think that's where we take it to the next level'

Eddie Hearn already has some all-Irish clashes in mind for Katie Taylor’s homecoming, which he’s eyeing up for April.

# boxing - Monday 11 December, 2017

Kell Brook to square off with familiar face as he announces comeback at 154 pounds

Kell Brook will make his comeback at light-middleweight after defeat to Errol Spence.

'If you watch an actual Katie fight, there are a lot of mistakes': Taylor defends title this Wednesday

Katie Taylor defends her WBA World lightweight title in London on Wednesday.

Arum dismisses Pacquiao-McGregor talk and 'welcomes' Dana White to boxing

‘Dana White has a UFC that’s cratering, and he needs boxing to save himself!’ claims Bob Arum.

# boxing - Sunday 10 December, 2017

DeGale's homecoming spoiled as American veteran causes huge upset

The 2008 Beijing gold medallist was condemned to just the second defeat of his professional career.

Dominant Lomachenko retains title after Rigondeaux quits on his stool

Rigondeaux claimed he could no longer continue after damaging his hand in the second round.

Conlan coasts to victory in the Garden to end first year as a pro undefeated

The Belfast featherweight defeated Luis Fernando Molina on the undercard of Lomachenko-Rigondeaux.

# boxing - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'People might think I'm talking out of my arse, but if Rigondeaux wins, I'll absolutely fight him'

Carl Frampton talks to The42 about waging war with ‘big lump’ Garcia, Santa Cruz sliding into his DMs and fights with Lomachenko and Rigondeaux.

'Imagine being 18 and being signed by De La Hoya': Irish star McKenna set to rock Vegas on debut tonight

The 18-year-old from Monaghan fights Travis Conley in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

# boxing - Friday 8 December, 2017

Pacquiao says he is in talks to fight McGregor

The boxer-turned-senator has his eye on a bout with the Irish MMA star.

McGregor will 'blow through boxing money' instead of UFC return, claims Woodley

Spending money and featuring in films will be more attractive to the Dubliner than a UFC return, according to Tyron Woodley.

# boxing - Thursday 7 December, 2017

IOC stops payments to Aiba over 'major concerns' regarding its governance

‘There are still questions open with regard to judging, refereeing and anti-doping’, said IOC chief Thomas Bach.

# boxing - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'I went out there not expecting a lot, but it was worse than anything I could ever have imagined'

Carl Frampton says he’ll never forget some of the poverty he witnessed first-hand during a Trócaire mission to Kenya.

# boxing - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Tony Bellew's rematch with David Haye fixed for May in London

The second instalment of their heavyweight grudge match will take place in the O2 Arena.

# boxing - Friday 1 December, 2017

'Next thing, he was in a coma. I'm sat there thinking, 'what the f*** is boxing all about?''

With Gary Murray having woken from his coma, Paddy Gallagher wants his former foe to walk him to the ring in 2018.

# boxing - Monday 27 November, 2017

'People don't realise: without that fight, I wouldn't have been able to pay next month's rent'

Jono Carroll and his young family were staring at a bleak Christmas until ‘King Kong’ secured a replacement opponent at the eleventh hour.

# boxing - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Ireland's 2012 Olympics hero John Joe Nevin makes successful return to boxing

The Mullingar native took part in his first fight in over a year.

# boxing - Friday 24 November, 2017

Joseph Parker close to getting his wish as heavyweight unification with Joshua moves nearer

Anthony Joshua is edging closer to a World heavyweight title unification bout.