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#Boxing

# boxing - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Mayo's Ray Moylette eases to victory in grudge fight with Irish-American rival

Moylette and Matt Doherty exchanged more than words in the ring, but it was the Irishman who won out.

'Sh** fight, sh** performance by both fighters': Fury and Wilder stick the knife in Joshua No Feelings Spared This post contains videos

'Sh** fight, sh** performance by both fighters': Fury and Wilder stick the knife in Joshua

Tyson Fury labelled Joshua “a wooden-top, bum city piece of sh**” after his defeat of Joseph Parker.

After over a year out, Jason Quigley returns with a soul-snatching stoppage in Boston House Of Pain This post contains videos

After over a year out, Jason Quigley returns with a soul-snatching stoppage in Boston

The Donegal middleweight inflicted a first stoppage defeat on tough Puerto Rican Daniel Rosario.

Anthony Joshua taken the distance for the first time but adds WBO belt to his collection

Joshua produced a solid if underwhelming performance, but was well worth his victory in the Welsh capital.

# boxing - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Ryan Burnett suffers suspected broken hand early but stylishly retains world title

Ryan Burnett suffers suspected broken hand early but stylishly retains world title

Ryan Burnett reckons he broke his right hand in the third round, but remained by far the classier operator in Cardiff.

Ryan Burnett might be Ireland's greatest ever fighter before he becomes a household name

Ryan Burnett held two world titles before he owned a house, but he’s no stranger to putting the cart before the horse.

# boxing - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Things getting serious for Canelo as NSAC launches official complaint and refunds are offered

Golovkin-Canelo II is hanging by a thread.

Jason Quigley's comeback and Ray Moylette's grudge fight to be shown live on eir Sport

The former Irish team-mates fight on the same Golden Boy bill this Saturday night.

# boxing - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Mayweather '50-50' on MMA stint, but doesn't see UFC re-run with McGregor as realistic

Mayweather believes he’s too small to face McGregor in the octagon.

Hardly a shocker, but Joshua and Parker predict knockouts ahead of titanic clash

The pair square off in Cardiff on Saturday night.

# boxing - Monday 26 March, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan 'in the mix' for Golovkin shot if Canelo rematch falls through

O’Sullivan is tentatively scheduled to fight Canelo in September, but may deputise for him if the Mexican’s suspension is upheld.

# boxing - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'Wilder, where you at?' - Whyte produces devastating KO and calls out WBC heavyweight champion Boxing This post contains videos

'Wilder, where you at?' - Whyte produces devastating KO and calls out WBC heavyweight champion

Lucas Browne was no match for the British fighter, who claimed a sixth-round stoppage.

# boxing - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'I couldn't handle it anymore. Three days before the weigh-in, I went missing' Addiction This post contains videos

'I couldn't handle it anymore. Three days before the weigh-in, I went missing'

Dublin boxer Keane McMahon talks to The42 about how a gambling addiction almost derailed his professional boxing career, just as it was starting.

# boxing - Friday 23 March, 2018

Teen star Aaron McKenna wrecks opponent early on US television debut Golden Boy This post contains videos

Teen star Aaron McKenna wrecks opponent early on US television debut

Aaron McKenna wasn’t hanging around on his return to the ring.

# boxing - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Anthony Joshua 'all ears' amid reports of $500 million interest from UFC boss

Dana White is apparently keen to sign the heavyweight champion as he looks to make a move into boxing.

# boxing - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

'Stop living the fantasy' - Joshua warns heavyweight rival Wilder he'll 'freeze him out'

The IBF and WBA champion has told the WBC title-holder to get realistic and come fight in the UK.

Alvarez is a dope cheat, says middleweight king Golovkin

The Mexican fighter claimed that he had failed a recent drugs test due to contaminated meat.

Tonga bans girls from playing rugby, boxing

The government edict came to light last week when a team of girls from Tonga High School were pulled from a touch rugby tournament.

# boxing - Sunday 18 March, 2018

# boxing - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Young Monaghan sensation McKenna gets new fight after Mexican's paperwork debacle

The 18-year-old ‘Silencer’ returns to the ring on 22 March.

# boxing - Monday 12 March, 2018

Kildare native Hogan's world title eliminator to be streamed for free around the globe

Dennis Hogan fights Manchester’s Jimmy Kelly on 7 April, and a shot at the world title awaits the winner.

# boxing - Saturday 10 March, 2018

John Joe Nevin stylishly picks up 10th win as he finally gains momentum in pro career

Meanwhile, in California, Monaghan teenage star Aaron McKenna’s fight was called off last-minute.

# boxing - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Angry Golovkin takes aim at 'stupid' and 'shameful' Canelo for failed drug tests

Gennady Golovkin believes Canelo Alvarez will get off too lightly for consuming a banned substance – be it intentionally or otherwise.

# boxing - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Donegal's Jason Quigley to face hard-hitting Puerto Rican in long-awaited comeback fight

Jason Quigley has an opponent for his 31 March comeback from injury.

# boxing - Monday 5 March, 2018

'Embarrassed' Canelo tests positive for Clenbuterol ahead of Golovkin sequel

Alvarez’ positive test shows levels consistent with the meat contamination problem which has plagued sport in Mexico.

Leinster Rugby coach eyeing Irish title after impressive pro boxing debut

As the Beast from the East kept most indoors, Cillian Reardon fought a behemoth on his pro boxing debut.

# boxing - Sunday 4 March, 2018

# boxing - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Brook makes emphatic return with Rabchenko knockout

In his first fight at super welterweight, Brook made easy work of defeating Sergey Rabchenko in Sheffield.

Fresh off a building site, stunning Roy Sheahan completes fairytale win at Last Man Standing

The Irish amateur legend took two undefeated records and beat the Irish super-middleweight champ en route to a €26,000 cheque.

# boxing - Friday 2 March, 2018

Fighters choose foes for Saturday's big-money Last Man Standing tournament in Dublin

Last Man Standing sees live professional boxing return to Irish terrestrial TV for the first time since 2011.

# boxing - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Monaghan teenager Aaron McKenna gets TV debut on ESPN in just his second pro fight

‘The Silencer’ steps back between the ropes on Friday 9 March.

# boxing - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

British boxer has licence suspended over tweets about fighter who died last weekend

Super-middleweight Tyan Booth posted offensive comments regarding Scott Westgarth, who passed away shortly after fighting last weekend.

# boxing - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Undefeated Thai 'dwarf giant' one win from Mayweather record Consistent This post contains videos

Undefeated Thai 'dwarf giant' one win from Mayweather record

Minimum-weight Wanheng Menayothin is shorter, leaner and significantly less wealthy than “Money”.

# boxing - Monday 26 February, 2018

Irish boxer Michael O'Reilly handed four-year ban for doping violation

The ban is backdated to when he failed the test, which means he will be eligible to box again after 10 July 2020.

# boxing - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Stunning action and 13 new champions make for memorable Elite finals night at National Stadium

It was a cracking National Senior Elite finals night on Dublin’s South Circular Road.

# boxing - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

'I felt like I had lost my roots': Jason Quigley is back with a Donegal vengeance

Donegal’s ‘El Animal’ is back in action after 11 months of injury woe, and he feels like a new man in and out of the ring.

Andy Lee: The nice guy who finished first

Limerick’s former WBO World middleweight champion will go down as an Irish boxing great, but he’s not going anywhere fast.

# boxing - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Former world champion Andy Lee announces retirement from boxing

The 33-year-old Limerick man captured the WBO World middleweight title in 2014, and won 35 of his 39 pro bouts.

# boxing - Monday 19 February, 2018

'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle

“I remember sitting on my own, thinking: ‘No one loves me. What have I done to myself? What have I done to the people that do love me?’”

George Groves feeling cautiously optimistic about shoulder injury

WBA super-middleweight champion George Groves says it is ‘impossible to know’ if he will be fit for the World Boxing Super Series final.