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# boxing - Friday 12 January, 2018

Huge Dublin derby rematch moves closer as Carroll agrees to 'fling Geraghty a bone'

The rematch Irish boxing fans have been calling for since 2014 is tentatively scheduled to take place on Katie Taylor’s Dublin undercard.

Kildare's Hogan confirmed to fight English rival in final step towards world title shot

Victory for the Kilcullen man will set him up for a title shot versus the winner of Sadam Ali and Liam Smith.

# boxing - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'I'm only coming off a building site since Saturday... But I'm not taking time off work to lose'

Irish amateur boxing legend Roy Sheahan isn’t just chancing his arm on 3 March.

# boxing - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Katie Taylor's Dublin homecoming fight almost over the line as Hearn reveals date

Taylor’s long awaited professional bow in this country is close to being finalised for 14 April.

Pro boxing returns to Irish TV as lineup for big-money 'Last Man Standing' tournament revealed

‘The Western Warrior’ is back, and he could end up facing an Irish amateur legend and pro debutant.

'I’ve been out of the ring for too long and I’m desperate to make up for lost time' - Khan signs with Hearn

The former light-welterweight world champion will return to action on 21 April after agreeing a three-fight deal with Matchroom.

# boxing - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Cork's Noel Murphy to headline Times Square bill versus undefeated American next month

Somebody’s ‘O’ has got to go on 7 February.

Amir Khan to ink with Hearn and Matchroom in bid to steer career back on track - report

Khan last fought in May of 2016, and recently appeared on ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!’

'One of us might never fight for a world title again': Frampton return confirmed for 21 April

Carl Frampton knows defeat against Nonito Donaire would likely spell the end of his time at world level.

# boxing - Monday 8 January, 2018

Golden footage of 12-year-old Katie Taylor putting in a crunching tackle emerges Born Winner This post contains videos

Golden footage of 12-year-old Katie Taylor putting in a crunching tackle emerges

Ireland’s world champion boxer was facing DDSL heavyweights Cherry Orchard back in 1998.

# boxing - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Pro boxing no longer a man's world as Taylor and Hearn lead movement with different motives

Katie Taylor is changing the game again, and the Irish people will have a major role to play in her efforts.

# boxing - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Irish amateur legend a shock first inclusion in big-money Last Man Standing tournament

Four-time, two-weight Irish Senior Elite champion Roy Sheahan has made the decision to turn professional for the lucrative tournament.

# boxing - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Saunders 'would love' to fight Cork's O'Sullivan again, but issues stark warning to his friend

Saunders maintains Spike’s power lies a weight above, at 168 pounds, but believes his friend is worthy of a title shot.

Oscar Valdez and Scott Quigg close to sealing fight for WBO World featherweight title

Carl Frampton will be an interested observer in March.

# boxing - Monday 1 January, 2018

'Any shows where I'm the main event, RTÉ can - and will - have them, no matter what'

Michael Conlan is keen for RTÉ to broadcast his Belfast homecoming this summer.

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.