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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'I thought there was a choke coming!': Kennedy laughs off opponent's judo antics on famous weekend for Gorey The Gorey Garda This post contains videos

'I thought there was a choke coming!': Kennedy laughs off opponent's judo antics on famous weekend for Gorey

Unbeaten heavyweight Niall Kennedy was left with ‘a dead right arse cheek’ after his impressive win in Boston.

'I expected a lot more': Taylor frustrated by negative Serrano and hopes her sister shows up for a scrap

‘I’d rather be knocked out while giving it my all than just survive for the 10 rounds,’ admitted a dissatisfied Katie Taylor.

Taylor toys with tough Cindy Serrano to retain titles in Boston as a 'Notorious' fan watches on

Taylor tormented Serrano for 10 rounds en route to a shutout victory.

James Tennyson falls short in first world title tilt as he’s stopped by classy Farmer

Tevin Farmer retained his belt with a sensational display at Boston’s TD Garden.

Gorey garda Niall Kennedy earns impressive win on big show in Boston

Kennedy was tackled to the floor at one stage by former mixed martial artist Brendan Barrett, but won a unanimous decision at TD Garden.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 20 October, 2018

Hearn eyeing December Canelo card and 'superfights' for Taylor provided she passes Boston test

Eddie Hearn also admitted that tonight’s title fight between his US recruit Tevin Farmer and Ireland’s James Tennyson ‘could go either way’.

# irish-boxing - Friday 19 October, 2018

Monaghan's teen boxing prodigy Aaron McKenna signs endorsement deal with Adidas

The Smithborough star will be kitted out in adidas boxing gear for the next two years at least.

Taylor, Tennyson and respective opponents make weight for Irish world title doubleheader

Tennyson came in smack bang on the 130-pound limit for his first ever world title fight, while Taylor comfortably made 135 as per usual.

Quigley emerges victorious after serious scrap with veteran Hernandez

Jason Quigley was pushed to the edge of his collar by 39-year-old Freddy Hernandez.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Quigley can make statement tonight as top of middleweight division opens up for business

Quigley returns to action in California tonight, with live coverage on eir Sport beginning at 3am (Friday morning Irish time).

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

'You don’t get to this level for no reason': Farmer not overlooking Ireland's 'Tenny' but wants Davis next

Tevin Farmer has his eye on Gervonta Davis, but must first fight off the challenge of Belfast’s ‘Assassin’ this Saturday.

Irish boxers depart European Juniors with two gold, three silver and eight bronze medals

Ireland finished third out of 31 countries in the medals table.

Pound-for-pound queen willing to drop weight to face 'amazing' Katie Taylor in historic women's fight

If the price was right, Cecilia Braekhus would even relinquish her four world title belts for a groundbreaking fight with Taylor.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Taylor baffled by 'mentally fragile' rival Amanda Serrano, but must first deal with her big sister in Boston

‘It’s a stupid time for her to go into MMA and claim there’s no money involved in women’s boxing,’ says Katie Taylor of Amanda Serrano.

# irish-boxing - Monday 15 October, 2018

Five years after his world 'shattered around him' in the ring, Tennyson fights for the world title in Boston

On 19 October 2013, Ireland’s James Tennyson was stopped by a 2-64-5 Latvian journeyman. On 20 October 2018, he fights for the world title at Boston’s TD Garden.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Ireland guarantee 13 (thirteen!) medals at European Junior Boxing Championships

Ireland will have the second-highest representation in Monday’s semis, behind only hosts Russia.

# irish-boxing - Friday 12 October, 2018

Jason Quigley's fight with former world title challenger next week to be broadcast on eir Sport

Coverage will begin at 3am Friday week, Irish time, but there will be repeats at more reasonable hours.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Groves and Smith make weight for Saudi showpiece as Mullingar's McDonagh faces off with Eubank Rowdy In Saudi This post contains videos

Groves and Smith make weight for Saudi showpiece as Mullingar's McDonagh faces off with Eubank

Irish champion JJ McDonagh has a career-biggest opportunity in the co-main event to Friday’s World Boxing Super Series decider.

# irish-boxing - Monday 24 September, 2018

Ireland's youngest professional fighter earns knockout win on debut in Mexico

Coachford College student James Power is off the mark after a quick win in Tijuana overnight.

# irish-boxing - Monday 17 September, 2018

Mullingar's JJ McDonagh lands fight with Chris Eubank Jr in Saudi Arabia

The BUI Irish champion will square off with the divisive Briton in the co-main event to the World Boxing Super Series final.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Golden Boy president: Vegas win will make Spike the no.1 middleweight contender in the world

Eric Gomez also told The42 that Golden Boy are open to putting on a show in Ireland once Jason Quigley wins a world title.

'I loved drinking': Spike a better fighter and father after winning battle with booze

Spike O’Sullivan reveals his issues with alcohol and its impact on his life — both professionally and personally.

# irish-boxing - Friday 14 September, 2018

Spike and Lemieux, Canelo and Golovkin separated during fiery Vegas weigh-ins Kicked Off This post contains videos

Spike and Lemieux, Canelo and Golovkin separated during fiery Vegas weigh-ins

Spike O’Sullivan, David Lemieux, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin all made weight for tomorrow night’s fights.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan vows to retire 'classless' Lemieux as trash talk turns personal in Vegas

The Cork man says boxing doesn’t need people like David Lemieux after the Canadian dragged up a domestic abuse charge from 2010.

# irish-boxing - Monday 10 September, 2018

Assassin Boxing to join forces with U.S. promoters in significant move for pro boxing in Ireland

The Irish-based outfit, who manage over 20 Irish fighters, have teamed up with Ken Casey’s well-connected Murphys Boxing.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'Ah, I should be grand!': Cork teenager to fight twice in Tijuana before knuckling down for the Leaving Cert

The 17-year-old will become Ireland’s youngest professional boxer in Mexico later this month.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Belfast's Burnett addresses flag 'controversy' ahead of Super Series showdown with Donaire

World champion Ryan Burnett has called for people to treat each other equally rather than based on nationality or creed.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'Now, it's back to business': Jason Quigley to headline Golden Boy card live on ESPN in October

The Ballybofey man will fight live on the Worldwide Leader on Thursday 18 October at California’s Fantasy Springs Casino.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Power-punching Irish standout Caoimhin Agyarko inks professional deal with Frank Warren Big Future This post contains videos

Power-punching Irish standout Caoimhin Agyarko inks professional deal with Frank Warren

The 21-year-old has for years been hotly tipped to make a big impact in boxing’s paid ranks.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 30 August, 2018

'He talks about knocking me out cold; I’ve never been down on the canvas in my career - he has!'

Spike O’Sullivan intends to steal the show at the T-Mobile Arena on 15 September.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

'I was even getting a suit sorted for Tokyo': Quigley has bit between his teeth after brief taste of big time

Jason Quigley won’t be fighting Ryota Murata after all, but the Donegal puncher believes his world title shot won’t be long coming.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Cork 17-year-old becomes Ireland's youngest pro boxer, will make debut in Mexico

James Power is set to make his professional debut in Mexico in September but will remain in school for his Leaving Cert year.

Gallagher takes home bronze from World Youth Championships with a year to spare

In his first year at Youth level, Jude Gallagher has medalled at both the European and World Championships.

# irish-boxing - Friday 24 August, 2018

Taylor and Tennyson come face to face with foes ahead of Boston world title triple-header Shipping Up This post contains videos

Taylor and Tennyson come face to face with foes ahead of Boston world title triple-header

Ireland’s Katie Taylor and James Tennyson will both fight at Boston’s TD Garden on 20 October.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 23 August, 2018

'Tell me where I'm lying. Did he not test positive?': Golovkin-Canelo verbals heat up ahead of rematch

Canelo has labelled Golovkin’s trainer a ‘dumbass’ having come in for heavy criticism from the Kazakh and his team.

Ireland's James Tennyson lands world title fight alongside Katie Taylor at iconic Boston venue

The big-punching European champion will join Katie Taylor and Niall Kennedy at TD Garden in a career-biggest scrap.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Heavyweight Wexford garda Niall Kennedy to share bill with Katie Taylor at home of Boston Celtics

The Gorey man will take to the ring at the 20,000-capacity arena on a night of world championship boxing.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan has career-biggest fight confirmed for Golovkin-Canelo II undercard in Vegas War

Spike O'Sullivan has career-biggest fight confirmed for Golovkin-Canelo II undercard in Vegas

The Mahon middleweight contender will face former titlist David Lemieux on 15 September.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'Some experience to get at 19!': McKenna sparred Amir Khan less than a week after his 5th pro win

Five days after Aaron McKenna’s abrasive fifth pro win, he hopped in the ring for a go-around with Amir Khan.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Carl Frampton earns first stoppage in over three years as he fulfils Windsor Park dream Frampton's On Fire This post contains videos

Carl Frampton earns first stoppage in over three years as he fulfils Windsor Park dream

Carl Frampton is set to face Josh Warrington for the IBF world title after stopping the previously undefeated Luke Jackson in Belfast.

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