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#Andy Lee

# andy-lee - Friday 24 January, 2020

Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California

The Donegal native secured a third-round stoppage victory over Mexico’s Fernando Marin.

# andy-lee - Friday 20 December, 2019

Andy Lee's Top Rank prospect Paddy Donovan scores another knockout in Bolton Good Night This post contains videos

Andy Lee's Top Rank prospect Paddy Donovan scores another knockout in Bolton

The 20-year-old is now 3-0(2KOs) as a professional and will make his US debut in New York in March.

# andy-lee - Friday 6 December, 2019

Impressive KO wins for Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna in California

‘There’ll be a belt on the line in the next couple of fights for me,’ says Quigley.

# andy-lee - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Andy Lee steps in to train Jason Quigley ahead of comeback fight

The former middleweight world champion is in Quigley’s corner as he bids to bounce back from a disappointing defeat.

# andy-lee - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Books by Andy Lee and Richie Sadlier nominated for prestigious William Hill prize

‘In Sunshine or in Shadow: How Boxing Brought Hope in the Troubles’ by Donald McRae also makes the cut.

# andy-lee - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Limerick boxing sensation signs major deal with Bob Arum's Top Rank, and will have Andy Lee in his corner

Paddy Donovan, 20, will be trained and managed by the former middleweight world champion.

# andy-lee - Sunday 6 January, 2019

From 'Bright, brilliant, educated young women from South County Dublin... don’t end up with a gypsy boxer from Limerick' Dichotomy

'Bright, brilliant, educated young women from South County Dublin... don’t end up with a gypsy boxer from Limerick'

Read an extract from the acclaimed ‘Fighter’ by Andy Lee with Niall Kelly.

# andy-lee - Monday 31 December, 2018

22 of our favourite sports books from 2018

Featuring Tiger Woods, Andy Lee, Seán Cavanagh and Cora Staunton among others.

# andy-lee - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Bright, brilliant, educated young women from South County Dublin... don’t end up with a gypsy boxer from Limerick'

Read an extract from the acclaimed ‘Fighter’ by Andy Lee with Niall Kelly.

# andy-lee - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Here are the three books shortlisted for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

After a GAA book winning every year, there’s none on the shortlist.

# andy-lee - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Cora Staunton autobiography named Irish Sports Book of the Year

It overcame stiff competition from Andy Lee’s ‘Fighter’ and Davy Fitzgerald’s ‘At All Costs’ among others.

# andy-lee - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

The42 is represented twice on the longlist.

# andy-lee - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Here are the 6 nominations for Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year

You can vote for your favourite sports book of the year now.

# andy-lee - Friday 2 March, 2018

Does it matter if our favourite sports stars are considered 'nice' people?

The careers of Jamie Heaslip and Andy Lee were eulogised last week, writes Tommy Martin.

# andy-lee - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

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.

# andy-lee - 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.

# andy-lee - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'm still young enough to fight, I'm still fit enough and I still believe I'm good enough to win a world title'

Andy Lee still has a strong ambition to be a world champion once again.

# andy-lee - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Heavy hitter: Andy Lee confirmed as new member of the Off The Ball team

The 33-year-old has been a long-time contributor.

# andy-lee - Friday 27 October, 2017

'Katie Taylor will win her world title in 6-8 rounds' - Andy Lee

The former WBO middleweight title holder joined us on Close Calls to discuss the bout.

# andy-lee - Saturday 16 September, 2017

You'd be off the wall to miss last call for Carl Frampton, the world-beater from up the road

There were scoffs when Frampton was placed on Second Captains’ ‘Good Wall’ in 2015. He now belongs in the pantheon of Irish sporting greats.

# andy-lee - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle

Director and Rolling Stone journalist Jay Bulger wants to create boxing’s own ‘Boyhood’ after the success of his recent Netflix documentary, which featured a cameo from Ireland’s Andy Lee.

# andy-lee - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Examining which Irish boxers, if any, will appear on the Mayweather-McGregor undercard

The CEO of Mayweather Promotions wants another Irish fighter on the card, but who would make the most sense, and who’s available?

# andy-lee - Saturday 10 June, 2017

The ‘new Carl Frampton’ ready to step up to world-championship level

“Throughout my amateur career, the higher the level I went to, the better I got,” says Ryan Burnett.

# andy-lee - Friday 5 May, 2017

'Worry about fighting after': No rush on Andy Lee's ring return or a home bout for Katie Taylor

Neither fighter will be on the 10 June card in Belfast.

# andy-lee - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Father-to-be Lee taking break for the birth of first child after comeback victory

The Limerick middleweight says he hopes to fight again later this year, however.

Andy Lee earns unanimous decision with workmanlike display on comeback in New York

The Limerick man got the job done at Madison Square Garden.

# andy-lee - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Jacobs misses weight check, unable to win IBF belt GGG

Jacobs misses weight check, unable to win IBF belt

Gennady Golovkin’s IBF middleweight belt remains on the line, but Daniel Jacobs will be ineligible to claim it.

# andy-lee - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Andy Lee seeking knockout on return to Madison Square Garden

Ireland’s former WBO middleweight champion is back in the ring for the first time in 15 months on Saturday night.

# andy-lee - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Andy Lee reveals he only wants to fight for another year

The Limerick fighter is on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin’s next bout on 18 March.

# andy-lee - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Paddy's weekend in New York just got bigger - Andy Lee added to Golovkin v Jacobs card

Former world champion to return on 18 March in Madison Square Garden.

# andy-lee - Monday 5 December, 2016

'It's not top level, it's not up to scratch': Andy Lee on McGregor's boxing skills

The former WBO middleweight champion was speaking on Off The Ball yesterday.

# andy-lee - Monday 12 September, 2016

Lee calls for a shot at Golovkin or Jacobs as he announces plans to return to the ring

“I want to test myself and fight and beat the best. That has been my motivation during my career.”

# andy-lee - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Andy Lee looks set to return to the ring in New York this June

The former WBO middleweight champion is desperate to regain the belt he relinquished in December.

# andy-lee - Sunday 20 December, 2015

A dejected Andy Lee still keen on Saunders rematch after world title defeat

The Limerick man was knocked down twice on his way a majority points loss on Saturday night.

Why Chelsea players have a right to feel betrayed by Mourinho and all the week's best sportswriting

Also, the unlikely link between Andy Lee and Anton Chekhov.

# andy-lee - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Bitter disappointment for Andy Lee as he loses his world title to Billy Joe Saunders

The Englishman won on a majority decision.

Analysis: Lee should not rely on stoppage in style wars

Champion has the boxing ability to beat Saunders, but his knockout streak could lead to risky tactics.

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year? They're All Winners... This post contains a poll

Who do you want to win RTÉ Sports Person of the Year?

Should McIlroy retain his crown….have your say?

# andy-lee - Friday 18 December, 2015

Andy Lee says Billy Joe Saunders won't have any home advantage in world title fight

The two had no problems making the weight at today’s weigh-in.

# andy-lee - Thursday 17 December, 2015

'It wouldn’t matter if Billy Joe came across wielding a samurai sword, Andy Lee knows what he's doing'

“Andy is an honest man and true to himself,” says Lee’s trainer as he prepares for psychological pre-fight warfare.

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