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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Yesterday’s News

Carl Frampton's war of words with Nonito Donaire heats up as fighters exchange...songs? Psychological Warfare This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Carl Frampton's war of words with Nonito Donaire heats up as fighters exchange...songs?

Thankfully, just when things threatened to turn nasty, cruiserweight Tommy McCarthy was on hand to intervene.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Frampton admits to 'a wee bit of fear factor' as he gears up for make-or-break clash with Donaire

Carl Frampton says his upcoming scrap with Nonito Donaire will prove there’s still plenty left in the tank.

Three thrilling all-Irish fights confirmed for Frampton-Donaire card in Belfast

Two long-running domestic rivalries will be settled in Belfast, while stablemates Jono Carroll and Marco McCullough will also square off in April.

# irish-boxing - Monday 15 January, 2018

Katie Taylor's Dublin homecoming fight off the cards as America comes calling

Katie Taylor will fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York on 28 April as her bid to break America begins.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Warren miffed that Khan's comeback on Sky will clash with Frampton-Donaire on BT

Khan and Frampton will return to the ring at the same time on rival channels and under rival promoters.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

'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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 24 December, 2017

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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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

# irish-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.

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.

# irish-boxing - Monday 11 December, 2017

'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.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 9 December, 2017

'People might think I'm talking out of my arse, but if Rigondeaux wins, I'll absolutely fight him'

Carl Frampton talks to The42 about waging war with ‘big lump’ Garcia, Santa Cruz sliding into his DMs and fights with Lomachenko and Rigondeaux.

'Imagine being 18 and being signed by De La Hoya': Irish star McKenna set to rock Vegas on debut tonight

The 18-year-old from Monaghan fights Travis Conley in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'I went out there not expecting a lot, but it was worse than anything I could ever have imagined'

Carl Frampton says he’ll never forget some of the poverty he witnessed first-hand during a Trócaire mission to Kenya.

# irish-boxing - Friday 1 December, 2017

'Next thing, he was in a coma. I'm sat there thinking, 'what the f*** is boxing all about?''

With Gary Murray having woken from his coma, Paddy Gallagher wants his former foe to walk him to the ring in 2018.

# irish-boxing - Monday 27 November, 2017

'People don't realise: without that fight, I wouldn't have been able to pay next month's rent'

Jono Carroll and his young family were staring at a bleak Christmas until ‘King Kong’ secured a replacement opponent at the eleventh hour.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Carl Frampton and wife Christine to visit children in Kenya for Trócaire Christmas appeal

The Belfast boxer will spend four days in the East African country just over a week after his 10-round war with Horacio Garcia.

Groundbreaking, big-money pro boxing tournament to take place at Dublin's National Stadium

The winner of the Prizefighter-style tournament will receive €25,000, as well as €5,000 for their amateur boxing club.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Cork's Spike O'Sullivan lands huge fight as co-main event on HBO next month

The Rebel bruiser will fight world-ranked American contender Antoine Douglas in Quebec next month.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Frampton sees out enjoyable war with Garcia to return to winning ways in Belfast

Frampton earned a unanimous decision victory but endured some hairy moments versus a teak tough Mexican.

# irish-boxing - Friday 17 November, 2017

Monaghan's teenage boxing sensation to make pro debut at Madison Square Garden

Aaron McKenna will make his paid bow on a future Hall of Famer’s undercard in two weeks’ time.

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