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# boxing - Yesterday’s News

'The hardest thing I've ever done' - Billy Walsh laments role in eliminating Kurt Walker from Olympics
# Emotional
# Emotional

'The hardest thing I've ever done' - Billy Walsh laments role in eliminating Kurt Walker from Olympics

11 hours ago 54,728 Views 11 Comments

Walsh drafted Walker into Ireland’s High Performance Unit as a 17-year-old in 2012, but trained Duke Ragan to victory over the Irishman in Tokyo.

# boxing - Sunday 1 August, 2021

French boxer stages sit-in protest after Olympic 'injustice'
# Aggrieved
# Aggrieved

French boxer stages sit-in protest after Olympic 'injustice'

Sun 10:56 AM 18,622 Views 2 Comments

Mourad Aliev was disqualified in the second round against Britain’s Frazer Clarke for an alleged headbutt.

Kurt Walker narrowly beaten by American opponent in medal fight
# So Close
# So Close

Kurt Walker narrowly beaten by American opponent in medal fight

Sun 7:12 AM 8,892 Views 5 Comments

Walker narrowly lost his quarter-final to American Duke Reagan.

# boxing - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

Sat 11:43 PM 59,987 Views 54 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

# boxing - Friday 30 July, 2021

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win

Updated Fri 5:26 AM 24,384 Views 12 Comments

Walsh beat Mervin Clair of Mauritius in his quarter-final bout.

Kellie Harrington delivers impressive performance on Olympic debut
# Classy
# Classy

Kellie Harrington delivers impressive performance on Olympic debut

Fri 3:35 AM 7,850 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin fighter comfortably saw off the challenge of Italy’s Rebecca Nicoli.

# boxing - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Aoife O'Rourke goes down fighting in narrow defeat to second seed Li
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Aoife O'Rourke goes down fighting in narrow defeat to second seed Li

Wed 11:10 AM 4,345 Views 4 Comments

Rio bronze medallist Qian Li of China won a unanimous decision against the Roscommon middleweight.

# boxing - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout
# More Than He Can Chew
# More Than He Can Chew

Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 5:02 PM 46,590 Views 15 Comments

A Tokyo 2020 statement called Baalla’s actions ‘intolerable.’

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo
# Dream Debut
# Dream Debut

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo

Jul 27th 2021, 4:21 AM 7,800 Views 3 Comments

The 24-year-old is one win away from an Olympic medal.

# boxing - Sunday 25 July, 2021

'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov
# Boxing
# Boxing

'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov

Jul 25th 2021, 1:38 PM 12,690 Views 12 Comments

Brennan lost to the Uzbekistan fighter by unanimous decision.

# boxing - Friday 23 July, 2021

One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era
# Luck Of The Draw
# Luck Of The Draw

One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era

Jul 23rd 2021, 9:34 AM 16,938 Views 5 Comments

A cruel draw and a different scene make it difficult to see a talented team replicating the success of Beijing or London.

# boxing - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against former undisputed world cruiserweight champion Usyk
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against former undisputed world cruiserweight champion Usyk

Jul 20th 2021, 4:27 PM 4,138 Views 7 Comments

The bout will take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in September.

# boxing - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Former British boxer's Olympic gold medal and MBE stolen during Euro 2020 final
# James DeGale
# James DeGale

Former British boxer's Olympic gold medal and MBE stolen during Euro 2020 final

Jul 13th 2021, 7:57 AM 7,992 Views 1 Comment

James DeGale is appealing for help.

# boxing - Friday 9 July, 2021

Chris Eubank's son, Sebastian Eubank, dies aged 29
# RIP
# RIP

Chris Eubank's son, Sebastian Eubank, dies aged 29

Jul 9th 2021, 10:43 PM 118,010 Views 22 Comments

‘He was loved and respected by all who knew him,’ wrote Chris Eubank of his son, who passed away in Dubai.

Fury-Wilder fight on the brink following Covid outbreak in Fury camp
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Fury-Wilder fight on the brink following Covid outbreak in Fury camp

Jul 9th 2021, 8:33 AM 4,667 Views 2 Comments

Heavyweight trilogy fight looks set to be postponed until October.

# boxing - Thursday 1 July, 2021

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton
# Where There's A Will
# Where There's A Will

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton

Jul 1st 2021, 7:45 AM 21,804 Views 1 Comment

Jessica McCaskill: from homelessness to investment banking, willing a Katie Taylor fight into existence, and becoming a living legend in her own right.

# boxing - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Michael Conlan and TJ Doheny to square off in massive all-Irish clash at Belfast's Falls Park
# Derby
# Derby

Michael Conlan and TJ Doheny to square off in massive all-Irish clash at Belfast's Falls Park

Jun 30th 2021, 5:48 PM 8,837 Views 2 Comments

Former professional world champion Doheny will face former amateur world champion and ranked contender Conlan in the latter’s backyard.

# boxing - Monday 28 June, 2021

Andy Lee to join BBC commentary legend Mike Costello on DAZN's new boxing broadcast team
# New Era
# New Era

Andy Lee to join BBC commentary legend Mike Costello on DAZN's new boxing broadcast team

Jun 28th 2021, 3:34 PM 6,931 Views 2 Comments

BBC veteran Costello and Lee will provide commentary while Maya Jama will present the coverage for future Matchroom shows in the UK.

# boxing - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Gervonta Davis continues to impress while Vasyl Lomachenko returns to winning ways
# Boxing
# Boxing

Gervonta Davis continues to impress while Vasyl Lomachenko returns to winning ways

Jun 27th 2021, 10:03 AM 4,030 Views 0 Comments

Resounding stoppage victories for both men overnight.

# boxing - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Joshua set to face Usyk in September, confirms Hearn
# Dangerous Detour
# Dangerous Detour

Joshua set to face Usyk in September, confirms Hearn

Jun 26th 2021, 4:12 PM 2,586 Views 6 Comments

The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is likely to host the bout.

# boxing - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Dean Clancy handed walkover in gold medal fight at European U22 Championships
# Walkover
# Walkover

Dean Clancy handed walkover in gold medal fight at European U22 Championships

Jun 24th 2021, 8:50 PM 4,624 Views 1 Comment

Clancy took gold in Italy, while Adam Hession was stopped in the second round in his final bout.

# boxing - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Two Irish fighters going for gold at European U22 Championships in Italy
# In The Medals
# In The Medals

Two Irish fighters going for gold at European U22 Championships in Italy

Jun 23rd 2021, 10:41 AM 2,204 Views 0 Comments

Dean Clancy and Adam Hession have booked their places in the gold medal bouts.

# boxing - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Japan's Inoue dominates Dasmarinas to retain titles
# Monster
# Monster

Japan's Inoue dominates Dasmarinas to retain titles

Jun 20th 2021, 9:50 AM 3,565 Views 1 Comment

Inoue knocked Dasmarinas down three times in three rounds to easily retain his WBA and IBF belts.

# boxing - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois
# Full Steam Ahead
# Full Steam Ahead

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois

Updated Jun 8th 2021, 4:09 PM 20,732 Views 13 Comments

The Dubliner was a cut above the Englishwoman and will likely be named the top seed for Tokyo, leaving her two fights from an Olympic medal.

# boxing - Monday 7 June, 2021

Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha
# On The Plane
# On The Plane

Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha

Jun 7th 2021, 8:41 PM 3,087 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile Kellie Harrington and Michaela Walsh will both box for gold tomorrow after winning their respective semi-finals bouts.

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it
# Brain Trauma
# Brain Trauma

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it

Jun 7th 2021, 10:00 AM 30,231 Views 9 Comments

Journalist and author Tris Dixon on his reasons for writing ‘Damage’.

# boxing - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics
# Family Fortunes
# Family Fortunes

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics

Jun 6th 2021, 4:09 PM 5,836 Views 2 Comments

The Belfast boxers sealed their places in Tokyo within 45 minutes of each other in Paris.

# boxing - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche
# On The Plane
# On The Plane

Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 7:33 PM 7,746 Views 10 Comments

The Dubliner won by unanimous decision against a vaunted French opponent.

# boxing - Friday 4 June, 2021

Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland
# Boxing
# Boxing

Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland

Jun 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 6,071 Views 10 Comments

Five out of five for the Irish in Paris. Not a bad start.

# boxing - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN
# Landmark
# Landmark

Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:06 PM 29,661 Views 16 Comments

The five-year deal marks a shift in the Irish, UK and global boxing landscape, and will see Katie Taylor fight exclusively on DAZN.

'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''
# Turning The Page
# Turning The Page

'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:35 AM 9,207 Views 1 Comment

After a turbulent 18 months, Jason Quigley kept alive the prospect of turning a good career into a great one and put smiles on faces back home.

# boxing - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro
# Road To Tokyo
# Road To Tokyo

Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro

Jun 1st 2021, 11:53 AM 7,437 Views 6 Comments

The fighters will compete between 4-8 June for a place at this year’s rescheduled Games.

# boxing - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Jason Quigley edges Mosley Jr in Vegas to land biggest win of his career
# The Hills Are Alive
# The Hills Are Alive

Jason Quigley edges Mosley Jr in Vegas to land biggest win of his career

May 30th 2021, 10:10 AM 37,244 Views 16 Comments

Quigley wins WBO-NABO belt with a thrilling 97-93, 96-94, 95-95 majority decision.

# boxing - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Undisputed champion Taylor sees off Ramirez to make British boxing history
# Elite Company
# Elite Company

Undisputed champion Taylor sees off Ramirez to make British boxing history

May 23rd 2021, 10:10 AM 8,553 Views 3 Comments

He’s only the fifth man to be classed undisputed champion since the four-belt era began in 2004.

# boxing - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua fight in doubt due to reported Deontay Wilder ruling
# Twist In The Tale
# Twist In The Tale

Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua fight in doubt due to reported Deontay Wilder ruling

May 18th 2021, 8:22 AM 8,226 Views 10 Comments

Fury announced this week that the British pair would clash in Saudi Arabia on 14 August.

# boxing - Saturday 15 May, 2021

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival
# Line 'em Up
# Line 'em Up

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival

May 15th 2021, 9:07 PM 11,976 Views 3 Comments

‘Mac Attack’ stopped Alexandru Jur in the sixth to defend his European title and set up an intriguing Ireland-v-England clash.

# boxing - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman
# Puerto Rico
# Puerto Rico

Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman

May 4th 2021, 12:25 PM 7,891 Views 0 Comments

The 27-2(17KOs) lightweight is alleged to have kidnapped and killed his lover, Keishla Rodriguez, after she informed him she was pregnant.

# boxing - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California
# Boxing
# Boxing

Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California

May 2nd 2021, 10:09 AM 12,959 Views 7 Comments

Ruiz was fighting for the first time since the rematch with Anthony Joshua in December 2019

Joseph Parker, in his first fight under Andy Lee, recovers from knockdown to pip Chisora on points
# Andy's Winning Matches
# Andy's Winning Matches

Joseph Parker, in his first fight under Andy Lee, recovers from knockdown to pip Chisora on points

May 2nd 2021, 1:02 AM 12,113 Views 3 Comments

The Kiwi began training with Lee in Dublin seven weeks ago.

# boxing - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title
# Champion's Rally
# Champion's Rally

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title

May 1st 2021, 10:47 PM 77,380 Views 94 Comments

The Irish icon earned a razor-tight unanimous decision over her friend and foe from Liverpool in a modern classic.

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