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#Boxing

# boxing - Yesterday’s News

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves

The Holy Family BC fighter secured bronze at the 2008 and 2012 Games.

No Rio Olympics referees or judges will be used at Tokyo 2020

Michael Conlan was on the wrong end of a controversial decision in the 2016 Olympics.

# boxing - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Spike O'Sullivan lands major fight with unbeaten Mexican star Munguia

Jaime Munguia, who controversially outpointed Ireland’s Dennis Hogan in April, will face the Cork puncher in San Antonio.

Quigley aims to rebound from defeat with Lee in his corner for comeback bout

It will be the 28-year-old’s first fight under the tutelage of the former middleweight world champion.

# boxing - Sunday 17 November, 2019

John Joe Nevin drops Freddy Fonseca en route to classy, career-best win as a pro

Elsewhere, Andy Lee’s Top Rank-promoted prospect Paddy Donovan cruised to 2-0 in the professional ranks.

# boxing - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White

Fury has dismissed comments made by White over his suitability to compete in mixed martial arts.

# boxing - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Power to make Mexican ring return as part of post-Leaving Cert US venture

The 18-year-old has been training in California ahead of a fifth professional contest.

Persoon makes victorious return to keep alive plans for Sky Box Office Taylor rematch in 2020

The Belgian won a unanimous decision in a war with Helen Joseph as she temporarily stepped down in weight.

# boxing - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Monaghan's Stevie McKenna goes 4-0 with KO victory in California The Rise Continues This post contains videos

Monaghan's Stevie McKenna goes 4-0 with KO victory in California

The 22-year-old cruised to a second-round stoppage last night.

# boxing - Friday 8 November, 2019

'Monster' Inoue lends Muhammad Ali Trophy to Donaire because he had promised it to his kids Tear To A Glass Eye This post contains videos

'Monster' Inoue lends Muhammad Ali Trophy to Donaire because he had promised it to his kids

‘With tears in my eyes, I humbly asked Inoue to borrow it for a night, not for me but for my word.’

# boxing - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Bloodied 'Monster' Inoue overcomes legend Donaire in modern classic

Four-weight world champion Donaire gave the feared young champion plenty of scares in a thriller.

# boxing - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Her earnings could be crushed by a drug cheat: VADA testing compulsory for future Taylor fights

‘For $25,000 or $30,000, in the grand scheme of Katie Taylor in terms of purses, that is when it’s not too expensive.’

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight

The British fighter has been advised to hang up her gloves at the age of 37.

Katie Taylor is becoming their champion as well as our own

Manchester felt like a seminal moment in Taylor’s ascent to stardom outside of Ireland.

# boxing - Monday 4 November, 2019

US broadcaster wants Taylor to headline all-female card in March, with Serrano showdown a possibility

Eddie Hearn confirmed he gave Amanda Serrano a new deal and said, ‘This time, we’re going to make you sign it rather than your promoter’.

# boxing - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Eventually, I'll shut them up. I'm going to have a chance to shut them all up'

Katie Taylor had a warning for Amanda Serrano and Delfine Persoon after becoming a two-weight world champion.

Canelo to 'continue making history' after becoming four-weight world champion

After stopping Sergey Kovalev to win a world title at light-heavyweight, Saul Alvarez offered little indication over his next move.

# boxing - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Taylor outclasses teak-tough Linardatou to become two-weight world champion

The Irish icon took her licks but won a unanimous decision in Manchester.

'I keep signing a new contract with her and one fight later, the contract looks sh**'

Eddie Hearn doesn’t promote Katie Taylor in the interest of political correctness.

# boxing - Friday 1 November, 2019

Taylor tips scales heavier than light-welterweight champion on eve of title bid in second division Gains This post contains videos

Taylor tips scales heavier than light-welterweight champion on eve of title bid in second division

‘Sure, listen, they’re all confident getting into the ring, aren’t they?’

Taylor-Persoon rematch could land in UK as Sky Sports Box Office headliner - Hearn

The promoter confirmed Sky Sports are keen on Taylor topping a pay-per-view bill in what would be a landmark development in women’s boxing.

'You know her, but you don't know me. You haven't seen me much because my best fights are not on YouTube' Greece Lightning This post contains videos

'You know her, but you don't know me. You haven't seen me much because my best fights are not on YouTube'

Champion Christina Linardatou is backing herself, seemingly literally, to beat Katie Taylor in Manchester on Saturday.

# boxing - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Fury not ruling out WWE return after debut win in Saudi Arabia - but Wilder next in February Dual Duties This post contains videos

Fury not ruling out WWE return after debut win in Saudi Arabia - but Wilder next in February

After his appearance at WWE Crown Jewel, Tyson Fury will now prepare for a rematch against Deontay Wilder.

'Like a mouse and a cat' - Linardatou confident she can bully challenger Taylor up at 140 pounds

The Greek champion defends her title against the Irish icon this Saturday.

# boxing - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'You don't like getting those calls at 6 o'clock in the morning, but it's definitely going to help the sport' Leading The Way This post contains videos

'You don't like getting those calls at 6 o'clock in the morning, but it's definitely going to help the sport'

Katie Taylor’s fight on Saturday will be the first in female pro boxing history to undergo a full Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency testing program.

'If it wasn't for Katie, there's no way I'd be pro' - England's Harper moving closer to fighting her idol

‘If somebody told me a couple of years ago I’d be boxing on a Katie Taylor bill, I’d never have believed them.’

# boxing - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Olympic boxing trials new judging system to 'regain trust'

Judges will press a button when they mark blows and their decisions will be immediately shown on a screen.

# boxing - Monday 28 October, 2019

Nigel Benn forced to call off his ring return aged 55 due to shoulder injury

Benn had been scheduled to fight fellow former super-middleweight world champion Sakio Bika on 23 November.

# boxing - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor

Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.

Taylor defeats Prograis in enthralling World Boxing Super Series final

The Scot prevailed adds the WBA super-lightweight title to his IBF gold.

# boxing - Friday 25 October, 2019

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27

The Belfast native confirmed his retirement in a statement on Friday evening.

# boxing - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Pound-for-pound rival and potential foe joins Katie Taylor in Hearn's promotional stable

Cecilia Braekhus [35-0, 9KOs] has signed a multi-fight deal with the English promoter.

# boxing - Monday 21 October, 2019

'She fled the whole division... Katie Taylor needs me - I don't need Katie Taylor' - Serrano Arch Nemeses This post contains videos

'She fled the whole division... Katie Taylor needs me - I don't need Katie Taylor' - Serrano

The Puerto Rican is frustrated that Taylor has temporarily moved up in weight as the wait goes on for their women’s superfight.

John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career

The former Olympic silver medallist will fight for a WBA rankings belt next month.

# boxing - Thursday 17 October, 2019

# boxing - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Frampton and Valdez to co-headline Vegas doubleheader ahead of potential showdown

‘The Jackal’ is back following an 11-month absence.

# boxing - Monday 14 October, 2019

American boxer Day in 'extremely critical condition' after suffering brain injury

Day suffered a traumatic brain injury in his super welterweight fight with Charles Conwell on Saturday.

# boxing - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Kildare's Dennis Hogan set for middleweight world title fight

The Brisbane-based boxer had previously been tipped for a re-match with Jaime Munguia.

Barnes goes out on his shield in four-round Belfast war with European champion

The Irish boxing icon was stopped by Swansea’s Jay Harris in a thrilling main event at Ulster Hall.

# boxing - Friday 11 October, 2019

Andy Lee-trained prospect Donovan scores frightening first-round KO on pro debut Off The Mark This post contains videos

Andy Lee-trained prospect Donovan scores frightening first-round KO on pro debut

The 20-year-old Top Rank starlet took less than 80 seconds to flatten his Mexican opponent.

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