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# boxing - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

'Hopefully that nice call-out showed that you don’t have to be a pr*** to get big fights'
# Shooting His Shot
# Shooting His Shot

'Hopefully that nice call-out showed that you don’t have to be a pr*** to get big fights'

Wed 5:48 PM 8,587 Views 1 Comment

Jason Quigley has finally gotten his world-title opportunity, but he has stripped back the emotion while preparing for ‘just another fight’.

# boxing - Monday 18 October, 2021

Dublin heavyweight Thomas Carty set for second professional fight on Whyte-Wallin undercard
# The Bomber
# The Bomber

Dublin heavyweight Thomas Carty set for second professional fight on Whyte-Wallin undercard

Mon 7:13 PM 5,757 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old ‘Bomber’ impressed Whyte in sparring during the Briton’s training camp for his upcoming heavyweight title eliminator.

# boxing - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Fury knocks out Wilder in instant classic heavyweight contest
# Fury-Wilder III
# Fury-Wilder III

Fury knocks out Wilder in instant classic heavyweight contest

Oct 10th 2021, 7:37 AM 23,255 Views 14 Comments

Heavyweight rivals share five knockdowns in total as riveting fight completes their trilogy.

# boxing - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Caoimhín Agyarko: Finding peace and craving war
# What Didn't Kill Him
# What Didn't Kill Him

Caoimhín Agyarko: Finding peace and craving war

Oct 7th 2021, 8:20 PM 18,250 Views 3 Comments

‘I think the hardest part was not getting revenge. I knew that if I sought revenge, I would have ended up in jail.’

Fury and Wilder denied face-off in heated final press conference ahead of trilogy fight
# Heavyweights
# Heavyweights

Fury and Wilder denied face-off in heated final press conference ahead of trilogy fight

Oct 7th 2021, 11:06 AM 8,584 Views 12 Comments

The WBC heavyweight champion was accused of cheating by his opponent in their most recent bout.

# boxing - Monday 4 October, 2021

'That world title is coming back to Ireland, full stop' - Quigley gets his shot versus unbeaten Andrade
# Hup Them Steps
# Hup Them Steps

'That world title is coming back to Ireland, full stop' - Quigley gets his shot versus unbeaten Andrade

Updated Oct 4th 2021, 4:09 PM 22,009 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old believes Irish fans will outnumber those there to support East Coast native ‘Boo Boo’ when the pair trade leather in New Hampshire.

# boxing - Saturday 2 October, 2021

O'Neill wins 8th Senior title, Marley wows at heavyweight, and Cassidy shocks Hyde at the Stadium
# Boxing
# Boxing

O'Neill wins 8th Senior title, Marley wows at heavyweight, and Cassidy shocks Hyde at the Stadium

Oct 2nd 2021, 11:53 PM 6,229 Views 0 Comments

The National Stadium played host to 20 Irish Elite boxing finals on Saturday.

# boxing - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Conlan loss among 11 fights suspected of being fixed at 2016 Olympics, report finds
# Corruption
# Corruption

Conlan loss among 11 fights suspected of being fixed at 2016 Olympics, report finds

Sep 30th 2021, 5:39 PM 38,382 Views 19 Comments

‘A system for the manipulation of bouts by officials existed at Rio,’ reads the report, which was investigated by Richard McLaren and his team.

# boxing - Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing
# Pac Man
# Pac Man

Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing

Sep 29th 2021, 7:51 AM 3,824 Views 1 Comment

He won his first major title at 19 when he took the WBC flyweight strap.

# boxing - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Usyk wants Kiev but Hearn says Joshua rematch likely to take place in UK
# London Calling
# London Calling

Usyk wants Kiev but Hearn says Joshua rematch likely to take place in UK

Sep 26th 2021, 11:04 AM 11,044 Views 8 Comments

The Ukrainian was a unanimous decision winner in last night’s heavyweight title bout.

# boxing - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Ukraine's Usyk dethrones Joshua as world heavyweight champion
# Upset
# Upset

Ukraine's Usyk dethrones Joshua as world heavyweight champion

Sep 25th 2021, 11:24 PM 21,840 Views 38 Comments

Oleksandr Usyk triumphed 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 on the scorecards.

McCarthy advances past McConnell in National Elite semi-final
# Wrap
# Wrap

McCarthy advances past McConnell in National Elite semi-final

Sep 25th 2021, 8:16 PM 2,929 Views 0 Comments

McCarthy will face fellow Belfast native Jack McGivern in the final.

# boxing - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines
# President Pac Man
# President Pac Man

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines

Sep 19th 2021, 3:16 PM 2,978 Views 0 Comments

Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at its national convention on Sunday.

Amir Khan claims US police escorted him off flight for ‘no reason’
# NO KHAN DO
# NO KHAN DO

Amir Khan claims US police escorted him off flight for ‘no reason’

Sep 19th 2021, 9:52 AM 8,768 Views 8 Comments

The 34-year-old boxer alleged he had been ‘banned’ by American Airlines.

# boxing - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Veteran O'Neill defeats prodigy Tucker to reach Elite semis after four years out of the ring
# The Old Dog
# The Old Dog

Veteran O'Neill defeats prodigy Tucker to reach Elite semis after four years out of the ring

Sep 18th 2021, 6:17 PM 5,394 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-boxing great rolled back the years as he reached the 86kg semi-finals.

# boxing - Monday 13 September, 2021

Joshua 'needs to fight' fellow heavyweight champion Fury
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Joshua 'needs to fight' fellow heavyweight champion Fury

Sep 13th 2021, 7:21 PM 5,207 Views 1 Comment

Between them, the two boxers currently hold all the major versions of the heavyweight world title.

# boxing - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown
# Aaaand Still
# Aaaand Still

Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown

Sep 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 76,390 Views 59 Comments

Taylor earned a shutout victory on the judges’ scorecards, improving her professional record to 19-0(6KOs).

'Every Christmas, I got a Leeds United jersey and a pair of football boots'
# Land Of Her Father
# Land Of Her Father

'Every Christmas, I got a Leeds United jersey and a pair of football boots'

Sep 4th 2021, 2:00 PM 35,334 Views 4 Comments

Katie Taylor is embracing the opportunity to fight in her father’s hometown, which she visited with her family throughout her childhood.

# boxing - Friday 3 September, 2021

Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor
# Texas Forever
# Texas Forever

Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:28 PM 50,781 Views 6 Comments

‘I don’t plan on fighting Katie Taylor’s fight. I don’t plan on standing in front of her and letting her do what she does best.’

Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington
# Marching On
# Marching On

Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:18 PM 9,159 Views 4 Comments

The undisputed champ and her challenger comfortably made weight for tomorrow night’s world-title contest.

# boxing - Thursday 2 September, 2021

'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'
# The Boss
# The Boss

'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 36,247 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Hearn wants Katie Taylor to headline at Madison Square Garden versus Amanda Serrano, ‘but we’ve got to get it over the f***ing line.’

# boxing - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Can she end her knockout drought? Preview and tips for Katie Taylor's latest title fight
# William Hill
# William Hill

Can she end her knockout drought? Preview and tips for Katie Taylor's latest title fight

Sep 1st 2021, 2:52 PM 2,936 Views 2 Comments

The undisputed lightweight champion faces American boxer Jennifer Han in Leeds on Saturday night.

# boxing - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

‘I often thought of writing the IABA a letter and thanking them'
# King Billy
# King Billy

‘I often thought of writing the IABA a letter and thanking them'

Aug 31st 2021, 11:56 PM 44,539 Views 8 Comments

Billy Walsh sheds light on his acrimonious exit from Irish boxing, ‘killing generals’ in the USA, and a potential future in GAA.

Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'
# Real Recognise Real
# Real Recognise Real

Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 8:02 PM 22,573 Views 3 Comments

‘The young girls growing up actually watching Kellie win that gold medal: you have no idea what that’s going to do for kids in that area.’

# boxing - Sunday 29 August, 2021

'Visitors for the fight had spent $92 million... What one tourism official compared to four New Year’s Eves'
# Big Money
# Big Money

'Visitors for the fight had spent $92 million... What one tourism official compared to four New Year’s Eves'

Aug 29th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,387 Views 1 Comment

Read an extract from ‘The War: Hagler-Hearns and Three Rounds for the Ages.’

Brilliant Cacace drops and outclasses Woodstock in BT Sport headliner
# Statement Made
# Statement Made

Brilliant Cacace drops and outclasses Woodstock in BT Sport headliner

Aug 29th 2021, 12:44 AM 4,854 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast man boxed masterfully at times, hurting his opponent on several occasions as he retained his British title.

# boxing - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Pacquiao 'may not' return to ring after Ugas upset
# Closing Time
# Closing Time

Pacquiao 'may not' return to ring after Ugas upset

Aug 22nd 2021, 3:09 PM 7,322 Views 5 Comments

The 42-year-old Filipino boxing superstar indicated he now planned to turn his attention to his political career.

'Bonavena’s insult had to be translated, but when Ali heard it he became incensed'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'Bonavena’s insult had to be translated, but when Ali heard it he became incensed'

Aug 22nd 2021, 9:00 AM 7,232 Views 5 Comments

Read this passage from ‘Shot at a Brothel’.

Ugas stuns Pacquiao to retain WBA welterweight crown
# Unanimous
# Unanimous

Ugas stuns Pacquiao to retain WBA welterweight crown

Aug 22nd 2021, 7:30 AM 10,750 Views 2 Comments

In his first fight after a two-year absence from the ring, Pacquiao was made to look every bit of his 42 years.

# boxing - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional
# Options
# Options

Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional

Aug 17th 2021, 1:21 PM 22,338 Views 11 Comments

The Olympic champion says her next move must suit her partner, Mandy Loughlin, as well as her family.

'A loyalist flute band marched me down the Shankill after I carried the Irish flag. Where was the bitterness?'
# Wayne's World
# Wayne's World

'A loyalist flute band marched me down the Shankill after I carried the Irish flag. Where was the bitterness?'

Aug 17th 2021, 10:47 AM 113,726 Views 18 Comments

Boxing opened Wayne McCullough’s eyes long before he carried the tricolour at Seoul ’88.

# boxing - Sunday 15 August, 2021

'I assured him there’d be no head shots if he promised to fall down at my signal'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'I assured him there’d be no head shots if he promised to fall down at my signal'

Aug 15th 2021, 9:00 AM 8,351 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from ‘(Low)life: A Memoir of Jazz, Fight-fixing, and the Mob’ by Charles Farrell.

# boxing - Saturday 14 August, 2021

In Zaur we trust
# One Of The Greats
# One Of The Greats

In Zaur we trust

Aug 14th 2021, 10:47 AM 23,665 Views 9 Comments

Kellie Harrington’s Olympic gold medal might be the Georgian’s crowning moment.

# boxing - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Eye injury rules unbeaten Spence Jr out of Pacquiao comeback fight
# Change Of Plan
# Change Of Plan

Eye injury rules unbeaten Spence Jr out of Pacquiao comeback fight

Aug 11th 2021, 8:28 AM 3,824 Views 1 Comment

Pacquiao, 42, will now face WBA welterweight champion Yordenis Ugas on 21 August.

# boxing - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

'Even before the European qualifiers... I remember going, 'I'm flipping not even in the top 40''
# Bolt From The Blue
# Bolt From The Blue

'Even before the European qualifiers... I remember going, 'I'm flipping not even in the top 40''

Aug 10th 2021, 8:55 PM 8,613 Views 2 Comments

Aidan Walsh has gone from beaten semi-finalist at the national championships to Olympic medallist in just over two years.

Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone
# Home Sweet Home
# Home Sweet Home

Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone

Aug 10th 2021, 4:45 PM 31,756 Views 5 Comments

‘Everyone is saying, ‘Ah, you’ve a great community. Your community is fantastic.’ Sure I’m saying that forever, like!’

# boxing - Monday 9 August, 2021

Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?
# Options
# Options

Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?

Aug 9th 2021, 9:24 PM 24,580 Views 22 Comments

Gavan Casey explores three potential avenues for Ireland’s third Olympic boxing champion, all of which may appeal to her for different reasons.

Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow
# Dublin 1 World Nil
# Dublin 1 World Nil

Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow

Updated Aug 9th 2021, 8:37 PM 21,694 Views 23 Comments

The bus will take in on its route Portland Row, Harrington’s home street.

Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan
# Options
# Options

Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan

Aug 9th 2021, 9:57 AM 27,824 Views 20 Comments

And a mega fight with Katie Taylor would be ‘massive’.

# boxing - Sunday 8 August, 2021

'Welcome to the club, champ': Sporting world lines up to pay tribute to Kellie Harrington
# Pride Of Ireland
# Pride Of Ireland

'Welcome to the club, champ': Sporting world lines up to pay tribute to Kellie Harrington

Aug 8th 2021, 9:50 AM 16,659 Views 5 Comments

Kellie Harrington joined an elite club as she won Olympic lightweight gold for Ireland on Sunday morning.

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