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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Today’s News

Weight on the button for Portlaoise's TJ Doheny ahead of tomorrow's date with destiny in Tokyo

‘The Power’ was ripped and ready at the 122-pound limit.

# irish-boxing - Monday 13 August, 2018

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday

Wilder and former champion Fury are expected to clash this winter.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight 5-0

Monaghan's McKenna emphatically emerges from decent slugfest in 5th pro fight

The 19-year-old enjoyed a decent learning fight overnight in Tinsel Town.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Irish fans can watch teen sensation Aaron McKenna's fifth pro fight in Hollywood tonight

The teenage ‘Silencer”s ascent to stardom continues live on Facebook in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

'Sh**'s getting real' for TJ Doheny as he unassumingly seeks Irish sporting greatness in Tokyo

Away from the spotlight and thousands of miles away from his homeland, TJ Doheny has carved a chance at Irish sporting immortality.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Serrano bids to join Pacquiao and De La Hoya as 6-weight champ before inevitable Katie clash

Amanda Serrano will fight to join boxing royalty in September ahead of a potentially seminal women’s fight with Katie Taylor.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Katie Taylor to fight at the home of the Boston Celtics after change of plans from promoter Hearn

Though originally scheduled for 6 October in Chicago, Taylor will instead face Serrano in front of an Irish-heavy crowd on the East Coast.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Olympic re-run up in smoke as Natasha Jonas suffers shock stoppage defeat to former Katie Taylor foe

Taylor and Jonas clashed in a humdinger at London 2012, but a re-run in the pro ranks might have been spurned.

'Anyone who does even five minutes' research will see there are big fights out there for Katie'

Suggestions that women’s boxing lacks talent have left Brian Peters incredulous, but Katie Taylor’s manager has some choice words for a few of her prospective opponents.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'She's got to fight in Ireland': Sky chief to push for Katie homecoming fight and 'festival'

Adam Smith tells The42 that he’ll ‘work hard’ for a massive Katie Taylor fight in Millstreet or somewhere similar if it can’t be made in Dublin.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

The U.S. startup steering top Irish talents toward the top of the boxing world

Sheer Sports guide the careers of boxers Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna, and they’re on the lookout for more Irish talent.

Donegal's Jason Quigley on brink of landing career-biggest fight in Las Vegas

Quigley is set to face Ryota Murata for the Japanese puncher’s secondary title.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'Be careful what you f***ing wish for': Spike O'Sullivan sets up Vegas fight with former world champ Challenge Accepted This post contains videos

'Be careful what you f***ing wish for': Spike O'Sullivan sets up Vegas fight with former world champ

O’Sullivan will fight as the co-main event to Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez on 15 September, and he seems to have found an opponent.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'You're living my dream': Classy Connor shares reverence for Taylor in champion's changing room Icon This post contains videos

'You're living my dream': Classy Connor shares reverence for Taylor in champion's changing room

Connor didn’t hide her admiration for Taylor as the fighters embraced following the Irishwoman’s third-round victory.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Katie Taylor obliterates overmatched Kimberly Connor to defend world titles

It’s onto Chicago for Taylor, whose record as a professional improves to 10-0, 5KOs.

# irish-boxing - Friday 27 July, 2018

Katie Taylor weighs in ripped and ready to defend world titles in London Fighting Fit This post contains videos

Katie Taylor weighs in ripped and ready to defend world titles in London

Dublin’s Craig O’Brien was also looking sharp as he weighed in for his career-biggest test versus Liverpudlian Olympian Anthony Fowler.

# irish-boxing - Friday 20 July, 2018

Ireland's Ryan Burnett selects familiar four-weight world champ for Super Series quarter-final Ballsy Call This post contains videos

Ireland's Ryan Burnett selects familiar four-weight world champ for Super Series quarter-final

Just months after his thriller with Carl Frampton, Nonito Donaire will take on another Belfast boxing icon.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Cindy Serrano claims Katie Taylor is scared to fight her sister ahead of October scrap

The elder Serrano sister will aim to derail Taylor’s best laid plans in October.

Monaghan's McKenna lands 5th pro fight in Hollywood - and Irish fans will be able to watch it

‘The Silencer”s ascent to stardom will continue on Saturday 11 August, and his fight will be available for all to watch.

# irish-boxing - Friday 22 June, 2018

Joe Ward finally leaves a dent in his Cuban nemesis two years out from Tokyo Olympics Down Goes La Cruz This post contains videos

Joe Ward finally leaves a dent in his Cuban nemesis two years out from Tokyo Olympics

The crowd booed as Ward lost a 3-2 split decision, but it seems he has finally caught up to his career-long rival.

# 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.

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