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# boxing - Yesterday’s News

In case you missed it: Watch Katie Taylor add WBO world title to her collection Full Fight This post contains videos

In case you missed it: Watch Katie Taylor add WBO world title to her collection

Rose Volante was the latest champion to be dethroned by Bray’s finest in Philadelphia on Friday night.

# boxing - Monday 18 March, 2019

Kellie Harrington auctions off belt to raise money for neighbours who lost their home to fire

The world champion boxer has been receiving bids for her 2015 National Elite belt.

Improved Conlan earns shutout win as he turns The Garden green for third straight year

The Belfast man moved to 11-0, 6KOs with a polished display in front of a passionate Irish crowd in The Big Apple.

# boxing - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Paddy Barnes will 'probably retire' after suffering shock defeat in US debut war

Barnes lost a split decision to unheralded Texan Oscar Mojica on the undercard of Michael Conlan’s Patrick’s Day card at MSG.

# boxing - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Beating Persoon in undisputed showdown 'would be equal to winning Olympic gold', says Taylor

The Bray woman set up the long-awaited clash for all four belts with a sizzling win over Rose Volante in Philadelphia.

Game Jono Carroll falls shy in maiden world-title tilt as Nevin moves to 12-0

Tevin Farmer beat Carroll 117-110 and 117-111 x2 to retain his IBG World super-featherweight title.

Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title

After a thrilling encounter, Taylor is now the IBF, WBA and WBO World lightweight champion.

# boxing - Friday 15 March, 2019

'Everything went against me all at once' - Nevin finally on track to make a real go of his pro career

John Joe Nevin is finally fighting fit after a rollercoaster few years.

Amy Broadhurst guarantees European silver and books place in lightweight final

She will aim to defend her title on St. Patrick’s Day.

Taylor moving the dial in USA whether critics like it or not

Katie Taylor is on the verge of a major breakthrough for women’s pro boxing.

# boxing - Thursday 14 March, 2019

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I'' Weight Made This post contains videos

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I''

Katie Taylor, Jono Carroll and their opponents have all safely made weight for their respective world-title clashes in Philly.

# boxing - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Undefeated middleweight Quigley to make UK debut this month live on Sky Sports

The Donegal fighter will be fighting on the undercard at London’s Copper Box Arena.

# boxing - Monday 11 March, 2019

Olympic stars, Carroll and Spike fly flag for Ireland on massive St Patrick's weekend Stateside

The American fight scene will be painted green this coming weekend, with a host of Irish boxing stars in key fights.

# boxing - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Delfine Persoon walks through tough foe to set up potential undisputed title clash with Katie Taylor

Persoon inflicted a first stoppage defeat on Melissa St Vil to hold up her end of the bargain ahead of Taylor’s clash with Rose Volante.

# boxing - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'There were times when I didn't even ask how much I was getting for the fights - I'd just find out afterwards'

Katie Taylor knows her value in boxing’s punch-for-pay ranks, and so do her opponents, but money remains low on her list of priorities.

# boxing - Friday 8 March, 2019

Stevie McKenna to make long-awaited professional boxing debut next month

The former Irish Elite champion and European Youth silver medalist has been training in California for almost a year.

Golovkin to return in June after signing DAZN deal

The former world middleweight champion will take on a yet to be confirmed opponent this summer.

# boxing - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Wilder ordered to fight Breazeale with Fury rematch off the table

The WBC has ordered Wilder to make a mandatory defence of his title with Tyson Fury planning a different route.

# boxing - Monday 4 March, 2019

Paddy Barnes and Rio 2016 Russian rival Nikitin join Conlan on St Patrick's Day card at MSG

The Belfast man’s Olympic ‘conqueror’ wants vindication after they share a bill at Madison Square Garden this month.

# boxing - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Come November, if she doesn't qualify, then we'll see who has the balls' - Broadhurst

After barbed comments from the world champion last week, Amy Broadhurst says she will challenge Kellie Harrington if the chance arises.

# boxing - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Shields and Hammer get ball rolling for women's superfights, and Taylor's big nights should follow

After 15-odd years in the wilderness, women’s professional boxing is about to explode.

# boxing - Friday 1 March, 2019

Eusebio Pedroza, who fought Barry McGuigan on a famous Irish sporting night, dies aged 62

The Panamanian boxing legend reigned for seven years before losing his world title to McGuigan at Loftus Road in 1985.

# boxing - Thursday 28 February, 2019

After a week of stick, Groves salutes arch nemesis DeGale on retirement

George Groves tore into James DeGale at every opportunity this week, but paused today to pay tribute to his rival.

Kildare's Hogan lands world-title chance and career-highest payday, but must travel to lion's den

The Kilcullen native, based in Brisbane, will face Jaime Munguia in Monterrey on 13 April.

Former Olympic and world champ James DeGale retires from boxing

DeGale lost a bout for a vacant title to Chris Eubank Jr. last week and retires exactly a decade after he turned pro.

# boxing - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Teenage prodigy becomes Ireland's youngest female pro boxer, will debut on TG4 next month

Katelynn Phelan, 18, is a former World Youth and European Junior bronze medalist.

Wilder rematch won't be next as Fury plots different route

‘Fury will take on another fight with expectations to do rematch at a later date’, confirmed WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman.

Portlaoise's TJ Doheny confirmed for world-title unification fight in California

The undefeated Laois man faces American rival Danny Roman at Inglewood’s Forum venue on 26 April.

'I would have beaten her again... She didn't have the balls to step up and take the chance'

Kellie Harrington on her non-rivalry with ‘young one’ Amy Broadhurst, and why she’s inspired by Irish boxing’s bogeywoman, Mira Potkonen.

# boxing - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Eubank dominates DeGale in all-British grudge match

Eubank Jr impressed to claim a decision win over DeGale and bring his record to 28-2.

# boxing - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Molloy edges Donovan as rivalries are renewed and forged during memorable Irish Elite finals night

All four Galway fighters reigned supreme at the National Stadium, while Christina Desmond earned a noteworthy win over Gráinne Walsh.

# boxing - Friday 22 February, 2019

DeGale and Eubank exchange words at frosty weigh-in for all-British grudge match Chunky V Junior This post contains videos

DeGale and Eubank exchange words at frosty weigh-in for all-British grudge match

DeGale weighed lighter than he has in nearly 10 years, and gave Eubank plenty of stick during their staredown.

# boxing - Thursday 21 February, 2019

World-title challenger Tennyson added to TG4 Irish-title bill on 30 March

The 25-year-old Belfast banger joins the Eric Donovan-headlined bill, a collaboration between competitors Boxing Ireland and Assassin.

# boxing - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Lomachenko will defend WBA and WBO lightweight titles against Britain's Crolla

The Staples Center in Los Angeles is set to host the bout on 12 April.

# boxing - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'Where's your mum? I pay her rent now': Joshua and Miller get feisty at New York presser I'm Your Landlord This post contains videos

'Where's your mum? I pay her rent now': Joshua and Miller get feisty at New York presser

In the first media event ahead of their heavyweight title fight on 1 June, the pair traded insults at Madison Square Garden.

# boxing - Monday 18 February, 2019

'I never hid!' - Rose Volante ready to halt Katie Taylor's march in unification clash

‘Queen Rose’ wasn’t impressed by Brian Peters’ claims that she was ‘hiding out in Brazil’ instead of answering the call to face Taylor.

Billy Joe Saunders moves up in weight to fight for vacant WBO super-middleweight title

The controversial former British Olympian will face Shefat Isufi on the undercard of Warrington-Galahad at Wembley Arena.

Tyson Fury signs co-promotional deal with Top Rank, will fight twice a year in America

Fury will fight live on ESPN in the States as part of his co-promotional deal with Bob Arum’s outfit.

Watch Cork 17-year-old James Power score a first-round stoppage in this third pro fight Power To The People This post contains videos

Watch Cork 17-year-old James Power score a first-round stoppage in this third pro fight

The Coachford College Leaving Cert student earned a third straight stoppage win in Eger, Hungary, on Saturday.

# boxing - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Cork 17-year-old James Power scores first-round stoppage in third pro fight

Ireland’s youngest professional fighter took only seconds to record a third win in the paid ranks.

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