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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Bray Boxing Club shut down by Wicklow County Council following fatal shooting

Wicklow County Council have taken back the keys to the harbour boxing club after last week’s fatal incident.

Katie Taylor to defend world titles against American veteran in London

Taylor will face Kimberly Connor at London’s O2 Arena on 28 July.

# irish-boxing - Monday 11 June, 2018

Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships

The pair have both medalled in Sofia after semi-final defeats.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Harrington earns European bronze and sets up semi showdown with Taylor's Olympic conqueror

The Dubliner will face Mira Potkonen in Monday’s semi-final.

# irish-boxing - Friday 8 June, 2018

Michaela Walsh secures at least bronze at European Boxing Championships

Michaela Walsh’s march toward European gold continues.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Sensational Walsh outclasses world champion to secure medal shot at European Championships

The Belfast featherweight is on course for her third successive major international medal.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Hardy first in line to face Taylor in Brooklyn while Cork fight emerges as wildcard future option

Sky Sports’ head of boxing Adam Smith is keen to return to Cork for a massive show, but it remains a pipe dream for now.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Portlaoise boxer TJ Doheny lands Tokyo world title shot

The 31-year-old will bid to join Wayne McCullough as one of only two Irish fighters to win a world title on Japanese soil.

'A fight with Katie Taylor is one of the only fights that will get me back in the boxing ring'

After years spent roaring into the echo chamber, Brooklyn’s Heather Hardy – and women’s pro boxing – are finally primed for the big time.

Irish fighters win a record four golds at European Schoolboys/girls Championships

Yasmin Meredith, Kaci Crowley, Winnie Christina McDonagh and Michael Faulkner all reigned supreme in Bulgaria.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Monaghan's McKenna picks up third straight stoppage as Sugar Ray Leonard watches on in Santa Monica

Aaron McKenna moved to 4-0(3KOs) after bashing up Darrel Harris last night.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Monaghan's Aaron McKenna weighs in for 4th pro bout at Sugar Ray Leonard fight night

The 18-year-old former European Schoolboys champion and Euro Youth silver medalist fights in front of an icon tomorrow night.

John Joe Nevin to face New England lightweight champion as pro career gathers momentum

The 28-year-old former Olympic silver medalist will fight for the second time in three months on 29 June.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Michael Conlan eases to victory ahead of bigger test in Belfast

Conlan will headline in Belfast on 30 June versus a former world title challenger.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Irish world champion Ryan Burnett confirmed to enter World Boxing Super Series

Belfast’s Burnett is expected to be unveiled as a seeded quarter-finalist in the eight-man tournament tomorrow.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'Serrano was the one to beat, but she has to step up and take the fight: Ireland against Puerto Rico!'

Katie Taylor still wants to fight at home in Ireland, but it’s back to the UK and America for now. And that’s not the end of the world…

# irish-boxing - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan keeps dream fights alive as he batters overmatched foe in California

Berlin Abreu quit in his corner after three gruelling rounds with the Cork man.

# irish-boxing - Monday 30 April, 2018

Spike O'Sullivan's LA fight this Friday to be broadcast live for free on eir Sport

O’Sullivan faces Berlin Abreu in at StubHub Center, Carson, California this Friday night.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Supreme Katie Taylor lights up Brooklyn as she unifies lightweight world titles

After a career-best display in Brooklyn, Katie Taylor is now one of only three Irish boxers in history to have unified world titles.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Taylor's invasion of Serrano territory sets wheels in motion for potential superfight

Her task at hand is substantial, but bigger fights await Katie Taylor should she unify world titles tonight.

# irish-boxing - Friday 27 April, 2018

Taylor and foe make weight for world-title unification clash in Brooklyn

There was no drama with this Argentine as Katie Taylor weighed in for her unification scrap at Barclays Center.

Monaghan boxing star McKenna to fight in front of Sugar Ray Leonard next month

Aaron McKenna will take to the ring for the fourth time as a pro at a prestigious event in his new hometown.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

'I met Paulie Malignaggi in the airport. I told him: 'If Conor won't fight you, I will''

‘The Silencer’ Aaron McKenna does his talking in the ring. Well, most of it.

Bray sensation Daina Moorehouse dominates Russian to win European gold

Daina Moorehouse has added European Youth gold to her European Junior title from last year, and is one of the most prodigious talents in Irish sport.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'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.

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