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# boxing - Today’s News

Boxing great Pernell Whitaker dies aged 55 after being hit by vehicle

‘Sweet Pea’ was one of the greatest boxers to have ever lived.

# boxing - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Amir Khan needs less than four rounds to beat Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia

A hopelessly one-sided fight was predicted and it duly delivered as Khan made light work of Billy Dib.

# boxing - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Disappointment for Moylette and O’Connor as big Boston fights postponed due to visa issues

The Celtic Warrior duo were prevented entry to America due to a minor complication.

McKenna brothers add renowned former world trainer of the year to coaching team

The Smithborough youngsters will now work with Robert Garcia.

# boxing - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Serrano still the big target, but MMA star Holm a potential superfight for Taylor

A rematch with Delfine Persoon is inevitable for Katie Taylor, with a superfight against Holly Holm also a possibility.

# boxing - Monday 8 July, 2019

Tyson Fury says Wilder rematch set for next February

22 February 2020 is the date the British heavyweight announced yesterday.

# boxing - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From Limerick people 'distraught at the loss of their champion' as funeral of Kevin Sheehy takes place RIP

Limerick people 'distraught at the loss of their champion' as funeral of Kevin Sheehy takes place

The 20-year-old was killed in a hit-and-run incident on Hyde Road in Limerick.

Monaghan star Aaron McKenna returns to the ring in California seeking ninth consecutive win

The 20-year-old boxer beat Mexico’s Daniel Perales inside two rounds a fortnight ago.

# boxing - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Conlan finds new opponent after Russian Olympic rival withdraws through injury

The Belfast fighter will now face Argentine Diego Alberto Ruiz in his hometown next month.

# boxing - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

'It's just cool to be involved with them' - McManamon on working with Ireland's boxers

Dublin forward Kevin McManamon is self-employed as a sports psychologist.

Frampton returns to face Dominguez in Philadelphia as world title shot looms

The Belfast boxer travels Stateside to face the Mexican on 10 August.

# boxing - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final Silver Lining This post contains videos

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final

The Belfast boxer lost 4-1 on the scorecards to Bulgaria’s Petrova Stanimira in Minsk.

# boxing - Friday 28 June, 2019

Masterclass from Ireland's Walsh sets up gold medal fight at European Games

The 26-year-old has now assured herself of a silver medal in Minsk.

# boxing - Thursday 27 June, 2019

'If he's overlooking me he's making a massive mistake' - Johnson sounds warning to Donegal's Quigley

‘I am by far the biggest test of his career to date and I believe that I will emerge victoriously’, said the Bahamian.

# boxing - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Huge medal haul shows 'great signs', but it's still all about Tokyo for Dunne's young boxing squad

‘…they’re into the next step which is going to start on Friday. And d’you know what? We’re ready.’

# boxing - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Buckley and Nevin seal Ireland's first medals in Minsk with five more boxers on brink of joining them

The 22-year-old has reached the light-flyweight semi-finals in Minsk.

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko rescued at sea after yacht catches fire

The Ukrainian joked that fate had taken his post-retirement quest for an adrenaline rush ‘a bit too literally’.

# boxing - Monday 24 June, 2019

Three more Irish boxers move to within touching distance of European Games medals

That makes for six in the quarter-finals, with two Irish boxers yet to fight in the last 16.

# boxing - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Irish champion Eric Donovan hits 10-0 milestone in first overseas pro fight

Lilywhite Lightning posted a third-round stoppage over game Nicaraguan Moises Mojica at the York Hall in London’s Bethnal Green.

Monaghan's Aaron McKenna moves to 8-0 with second round stoppage win in California Flying High This post contains videos

Monaghan's Aaron McKenna moves to 8-0 with second round stoppage win in California

The 19-year-old maintained his perfect record with a one-sided victory against Daniel Perales.

# boxing - 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.

# boxing - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Irish boxers' Olympic qualification pathway confirmed in IOC's Tokyo plan

The upcoming AIBA-run world championships in Russia in September and October will not, as is usually the case, offer places to the event.

Medal prospect Irvine a late withdrawal from Ireland's European Games squad

The boxer has pulled out through injury, while Joe Ward will not compete after recently signing a pro deal.

# boxing - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Ray Moylette to launch comeback in intriguing all-Irish clash in Boston

‘Sugar Ray’ will face ‘Lethal Larry’ Fryers in Beantown next month.

Hogan and Munguia to feature together in LA ahead of potential world-title rematch

Hogan lost a controversial decision to the Mexican in April, and will take a step closer towards a sequel in October.

'If big fights can be made, I'd love nothing more than to dance again under them bright lights'

Despite only boxing twice since losses to Gennady Golovkin and Errol Spence Jr, Kell Brook insists he is not ready to retire.

# boxing - Monday 17 June, 2019

'He was a punching bag' - Wilder unimpressed by Fury's Vegas victory

The Briton’s second-round stoppage of Tom Schwarz did not impress his heavyweight rival.

Eric Donovan keen to create lasting memories as he leads Irish Invasion of London

The Athy man will headline at the iconic York Hall, Bethnall Green this Saturday night.

# boxing - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Fury eases to second round stoppage over Schwarz, eyes Wilder rematch in 2020

The Briton channeled his inner Apollo Creed as he put on a show under the Vegas lights.

A boxer's coma and his case against Jay-Z, and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on. We’ve thrown a couple of extra ones in here for you this week in case it’s still raining by the time Sunday rolls around.

# boxing - Saturday 15 June, 2019

London the likely landing spot for Lomachenko v Campbell, says Arum

Lomachenko will face ‘Cool Hand Luke’ at the O2 Arena, according to his promoter.

# boxing - Friday 14 June, 2019

Another first-round stoppage for Stevie McKenna as he moves to 2-0 in California

It took ‘The Hitman’ only seconds to move to 2-0, 2KOs.

# boxing - Thursday 13 June, 2019

'They don't know how we ended up out here in California - two Irish lads aged 22 and 19'

Stevie McKenna returns to the ring for his second professional bout in California tonight.

Wilder: Overhyped Joshua's defeat was 'humiliation and embarrassment at the top of the class' Blame Eddie This post contains videos

Wilder: Overhyped Joshua's defeat was 'humiliation and embarrassment at the top of the class'

‘I’mma blame his promoter for bigging him up like that and always wanna be on the videos, always wanna do the interviews.’

Arum concerned his former star Pacquiao is risking brain damage by fighting into his 40s

The Hall of Fame promoter doesn’t wish to see Pac-Man fight on for much longer.

Spurs' new stadium in running to host Joshua-Ruiz rematch

Anthony Joshua is keen for a re-run at Madison Square Garden, but Eddie Hearn believes he should take home advantage.

# boxing - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Quigley to take significant step up against Tureano Johnson as he builds towards world title tilt

Bahamian banger Johnson will fancy his chances of derailing the Donegal man’s career and earning a title shot himself.

Claressa Shields bidding to become fastest three-division champion in boxing history

The 24-year-old American is eyeing a third word title at a third weight class in record time.

Anthony Joshua is 'finished' after Ruiz humbling, says Tyson Fury Aj

Anthony Joshua is 'finished' after Ruiz humbling, says Tyson Fury

Fellow Brit Tyson Fury thinks AJ’s best days are behind him after he lost his world heavyweight titles.

# boxing - Monday 10 June, 2019

'You can't force an athlete to get into the ring' - Contract doesn't guarantee Taylor-Serrano showdown

Lou DiBella doesn’t believe Katie Taylor’s contentious victory was a symptom of corruption, but he also didn’t agree with it.

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