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# boxing - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Andres Gutierrez to fight on undercard of Leo Santa Cruz's bout with fellow former Frampton opponent

Carl Frampton will be the common denominator on a big California fight night this October.

McGregor is 'still the champ' in Robbie Keane's eyes despite Mayweather defeat

The legendary Ireland striker was pictured with the UFC star during his after-party in Las Vegas.

# boxing - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

In candid admission of fading skills, Mayweather says he hopes McGregor doesn't box again

‘I want to see him continue in the UFC and do what he do best,’ Mayweather said of his dance partner.

Tyrone McKenna gets big break as he lands Sky Sports scrap with heralded British slugger

‘The Mighty Celt’ will face Tommy Coyle on the undercard of Ryan Burnett’s world title unification bout.

'He is an exceptional fighter': Max Kellerman changes his tune after spirited McGregor effort Olive Branch This post contains videos

'He is an exceptional fighter': Max Kellerman changes his tune after spirited McGregor effort

‘I was wrong to say Conor wouldn’t land a punch – he landed several actual punches cleanly.’

# boxing - Monday 28 August, 2017

Eyeing history, Joe Ward is the last Irishman to fly the flag at the Worlds

He booked his quarter final spot with ease, while Brendan Irvine and Dean Gardiner both bowed out.

# boxing - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story Lilywhite Lightning

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story

Eric Donovan never achieved his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following his journey towards redemption.

Almost 6,000 seats were left unsold for Mayweather-McGregor

The last main event at T-Mobile Arena – Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr – drew a capacity crowd of 20,510.

'Right now I'm a free agent': McGregor open to boxing again as he considers his next move

“People ask me what’s next, I’m not quite sure. I’ve multiple titles in the UFC to think about,” he said post-fight in Las Vegas.

Cotto punishes Kamegai to win sixth world title

This one went the distance.

# boxing - Saturday 26 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you a fan of Conor McGregor? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you a fan of Conor McGregor?

The Irishman is one of the world’s most famous sportspeople.

Amir Khan fears for McGregor in Mayweather bout

The former light-welterweight world champion believes the mixed martial arts star could be hurt.

Everything went as you'd expect at the much-anticipated Las Vegas weigh-in last night

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. came face-to-face.

# boxing - Friday 25 August, 2017

'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds' Close Calls This post contains videos

'Every time he misses Mayweather he's going to lose energy. I see a stoppage in six or seven rounds'

Eric Donovan, Jason Quigley, ‘Irish’ Joe Duffy and John Kavanagh drop knowledge bombs ahead of the big one in Vegas.

Manny Pacquiao says Conor McGregor won't land 'a meaningful punch' against Mayweather

He’ll still be watching though, right?

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

Olympic heartbreak to European dreams: The42 presents The Eric Donovan Story

Eric Donovan never achieved his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following his journey towards redemption.

# boxing - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one' Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

'I've had friends who are locked up and stuff. Sometimes you might feel like 'I'm the lucky one'

Eric ‘Lilywhite Lightning’ Donovan admits he ‘fell off the wagon a few times’, but will fight for his first title next month.

Rory McIlroy fears Mayweather and McGregor are conspiring behind the scenes

‘I just don’t know what that zero on Mayweather’s record is worth, and that’s the thing.’

We're ready to show the world of boxing that there's more than one way to skin a cat

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively ahead of the clash with Floyd Mayweather.

Undefeated and unloved, Floyd Mayweather eyes final payday

The 50th bout of the star’s career has been disparaged variously as a freakshow, publicity stunt or simply “bad for boxing.”

# boxing - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'Before I knew it, I was in the dressing room with my head in my hands, and it's all over' Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

'Before I knew it, I was in the dressing room with my head in my hands, and it's all over'

Eric Donovan never reached his dream of becoming an Olympian. He now has a new dream, and we’ve been following him on the next step of his journey.

'The Irish are rolling in' as McGregor declares himself the 'new god of boxing'

The trash talking continued last night ahead in Las Vegas of Saturday’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

'After 27 years, I can say that I ended my career successfully'

Despite losing his final fight, Wladimir Klitschko knows his boxing career was a huge success.

# boxing - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Floyd Mayweather takes jab at 'heavy' Conor McGregor

The former welterweight champion is coming out of retirement to face the Irish star.

'They don't get much bigger': Rival promoters eye up Frampton after McGuigan split

Frank Warren and Matthew Macklin both want to work with the two-weight world champion.

# boxing - Monday 21 August, 2017

'This is real life - this isn't 'Creed'': Andre Ward issues warning to big screen co-star Tony Bellew

Their characters came to blows in Creed, but Ward insists a fight with Bellew might soon become reality.

Pacquiao's conqueror: May-Mac is a circus and I'd beat them both

Jeff Horn is not enthused by Floyd Mayweather’s bout with Conor McGregor this Saturday night.

Carl Frampton confirms split with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions

Having won three world titles in two weights under Cyclone’s banner, Frampton is moving on.

'The toughest white boy ever to step in the ring with Floyd' doesn't do Dublin's Robert Gorman justice

Six months after ‘injuring’ Mayweather in Vegas, Gorman found himself on a Balbriggan beach contemplating suicide.

# boxing - Sunday 20 August, 2017

This thunderous body shot made Terence Crawford the undisputed champion of the world It's A Knockout This post contains videos

This thunderous body shot made Terence Crawford the undisputed champion of the world

Crawford KOd Julius Indongo in the third round to unify all four light-welterweight titles.

# boxing - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Wu's laughing now? A year on from Rio, Michael Conlan has left the failing Aiba in his wake

12 months on from flipping the bird, Conlan has flipped the script as Aiba descends to utter chaos.

# boxing - Friday 18 August, 2017

Mayweather says he's going 'straight ahead' at McGregor

And Money had his say on that sparring video.

# boxing - Thursday 17 August, 2017

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

The charismatic 29-year-old said a grueling training camp has taken him to “hell and back”.

Carl Frampton may be set to split from Barry McGuigan - reports

The 30-year-old recently resigned as a director of Cyclone Promotions.

# boxing - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Nevada Commission grant Mayweather and McGregor special permission to fight in 8oz gloves

Despite their initial insistence, NSAC have employed a “one-fight exception” for next weekend’s bout.

# boxing - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'I have yet to really see an MMA fighter who moves their head' - MMA convert Heather Hardy

Hardy is a 20-0 professional boxer, but won her MMA debut by stoppage at Bellator 180.

'Who the **** would want to promote this guy? He can’t fight for ****. Don’t you understand?'

Bob Arum maintains no boxing promoter will be interested in perpetuating Conor McGregor’s ring career after 26 August.

Switch to lighter gloves will tip the fight in McGregor's favour - Dana White

The Dubliner would have the upper hand over Floyd Mayweather if 8oz mitts are used, according to the UFC president.

# boxing - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Conor McGregor slams sparring partner for walking out

The Irish star is not happy with retired two-time champion Paulie Malignaggi.