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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Yesterday’s News

'Valdez would have no problem going to Belfast': Arum keen for Frampton world title scrap

Bob Arum says Oscar Valdez wants to defend his world title against Carl Frampton.

Fabulous Frampton survives hairy 11th to see off 'dangerous motherf*****r' Donaire

Carl Frampton admitted he was “definitely hurt” in the 11th round, but out-fought the future Hall-of-Famer in Belfast.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Michael Conlan to fight on home soil for the first time this summer

Michael Conlan will fight at Belfast’s SSE Odyssey Arena on 30 June.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Conlan to get shot at 'revenge' for Rio robbery as Russian nemesis joins him at Top Rank

“It’ll be huge. It’ll be absolutely huge.”

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'I'm 18: is there a point in waiting six years to get cheated out of the Olympics?'

Irish boxing sensation Kane Tucker captains his country at the European Youth Boxing Championships in Italy, which begin this week.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Monaghan boxing star Stevie McKenna joins brother Aaron in turning pro across the pond

Stevie McKenna will relocate to California to begin his professional career next month.

# irish-boxing - Friday 13 April, 2018

Five of seven Irish boxers win Friday's semis to claim at least Commonwealth silver

Six of 12 boxers from Team Northern Ireland have made it to Saturday’s finals.

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California Peach This post contains videos

Irish teen Aaron McKenna scores another impressive first-round knockout in California

Ireland and Golden Boy Promotions’ youngest professional fighter moves to 3-0 (2KOs) in style.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Former World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury confirms comeback fight in June

The Gypsy King is back in the ring for the first time since dethroning Wladimir Klitschko in 2015.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan and team pull plug on potential Golovkin showdown

With no confirmation that ‘GGG’ will even fight as planned on 5 May, ‘Spike’ and team have reverted to their original plan.

Irish boxers claim eight medals at Commonwealths with semis and finals to come

Seven Irish fighters will return with at least bronze, while Kristina O’Hara booked her place in the light-flyweight final.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Monaghan teenager McKenna to fight live-dog opponent in California on Thursday

‘The Silencer’ returns to Fantasy Springs on Thursday night for his third professional bout.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Kildare's Dennis Hogan earns his world title shot with hard-fought victory over Jimmy Kelly

Dennis Hogan beat Manchester’s Kelly via a unanimous decision in his adopted city of Brisbane.

# irish-boxing - Friday 6 April, 2018

'On Sunday nights, kids are feeling immense anxiety about school - like I did. I'll do it for them'

Kilcullen’s Dennis Hogan has more reasons than your average boxer for wanting to become a world champion. He’s seriously close.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'I've said 'yes': Spike confirms Golovkin negotiations are well underway

Spike O’Sullivan is willing and able to fight Golovkin in Canelo’s absence, but admits no deal is done yet.

# irish-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.

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.

# irish-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.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Sensational Irishwomen secure silvers at European U22 Boxing Championships

Amy Broadhurst and Aoife O’Rourke will each box for gold on Sunday.

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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 18 March, 2018

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-boxing - Monday 5 March, 2018

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.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 3 March, 2018

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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

'It's a world final for me': Broadhurst-Harrington a fitting national decider as boxing returns to RTÉ

Amy Broadhurst and Kellie Harrington will square off in a potential barnburner on a massive night at the National Stadium.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 15 February, 2018

# irish-boxing - Monday 12 February, 2018

Ryan Burnett has WBA world title defence confirmed for Joshua-Parker bill in Cardiff

Burnett has vacated the IBF variant and will defend only the belt he earned in Belfast last October.

Monaghan wonderkid McKenna to face Mexican in second pro fight next month

Aaron McKenna will face Adolfo Caro in OC next month.

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