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# boxing - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Kildare youngster Phelan earns sensational stoppage win over previously unbeaten German champion

The 20-year-old went into her opponent’s home gym and beat her into submission, earning a career-altering TKO6 victory.

# boxing - Friday 16 October, 2020

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to face Pulev in first fight in a year

Joshua has fought since outpointing Andy Ruiz Jr to regain his titles on 7 December, 2019.

# boxing - Monday 12 October, 2020

Tyson Fury says he has 'moved on' from third fight with Deontay Wilder

A homecoming fight in the UK looks most likely for Fury, ahead of the showdown with Anthony Joshua.

# boxing - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Kennedy stopped in three rounds by 'The Savage' Babic

The Croatian tasted the third round for the first time as a professional but it was Kennedy who tasted defeat in Milton Keynes.

Barry Hearn tests positive for coronavirus

Hearn’s son Eddie also returned a positive test last week.

# boxing - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Taylor eyes 'undisputed' clash with Ramirez after facile defence of world titles

The Scot knocked out Thailand’s Apinun Khongsong in the first round in London last night.

Charlo twins impress in world title bout wins over Rosario and Derevyanchenko

There were resounding victories for the brothers on last night’s bill at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

# boxing - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year

The fight could be staged in the Middle East though a deal is far from agreed.

# boxing - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Katie Taylor to return to the ring in November for mandatory title defence

Taylor will take on unbeaten Spaniard Miriam Gutierrez, promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed.

# boxing - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Wexford boxer Kennedy lands high-profile fight on Sky Sports in October

Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing announced Niall Kennedy’s bout against Alen Babic today.

Whyte handed November rematch with Povetkin after KO loss

The British heavyweight suffered defeat to the Russian in August.

# boxing - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Herring sets up Frampton fight after win by DQ over Oquendo

Oquendo was disqualified due to a clash of heads that hampered Herring’s vision.

# boxing - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Another KO victory as Monaghan star McKenna maintains unbeaten record closer to home

Some going by the Smithborough sensation.

# boxing - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Stevie McKenna to fight on UK TV for first time next weekend

The former Irish Elite amateur champion has seen his career take a temporary detour during the pandemic.

# boxing - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind'

Kellie Harrington is ‘training like an animal’ as she targets an Olympic spot next year.

# boxing - Monday 24 August, 2020

Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings

Three-weight world champion Claressa Shields tops Ring Magazine’s list.

# boxing - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Katie Taylor defends her undisputed title in another entertaining nail-biter with Persoon

Delfine Persoon said she believed Taylor deserved her unanimous decision following another close encounter between the two rivals.

For the first time, Taylor enters a fight with as much on the line for her as London 2012

Scrutinous eyes not only from Ireland but from all corners of the globe will be on her performance tonight, the weight of the world on her shoulders.

'Everybody thought: 'She's a legend, nobody can beat her.' Now, we know it's possible'

Delfine Persoon sets out to break Irish hearts and become arguably the greatest ever female professional boxer tonight.

# boxing - Friday 21 August, 2020

Safely on weight, Taylor and Persoon face off for final time before tomorrow's rematch Straightener This post contains videos

Safely on weight, Taylor and Persoon face off for final time before tomorrow's rematch

The Belgian weighed in almost 2.5lbs heavier than she did for their original scrap, but was comfortably under the 135-pound limit.

# boxing - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'It's been hanging over my head over the last year' - Taylor sets out to avenge her own victory

Ahead of her eagerly anticipated rematch with Delfine Persoon on Saturday, Katie Taylor says she is ‘looking forward to shutting up everyone that has criticised me’.

# boxing - Sunday 16 August, 2020

McCaskill shocks unbeaten Braekhus to become undisputed welterweight champion

The American fighter ended her Norwegian opponent’s 36-bout winning streak, a result which is likely to have a knock-on effect for Katie Taylor.

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Frampton and Conlan advertise world title claims with York Hall stoppages

Frampton stopped Darren Traynor in the seventh, while Conlan stopped Sofiane Takoucht in final round.

# boxing - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Vicious body shot gives unbeaten Paddy Donovan quick victory Real Deal This post contains videos

Vicious body shot gives unbeaten Paddy Donovan quick victory

Donovan dispatched Des Newton in just over 90 seconds at York Hall.

Donovan cracks mainstream and leaves big impression on Hearn, who vows to bring him back

‘What an individual’, said the Matchroom chief of Donovan, who gained a huge amount in defeat – and indeed all week – at Fight Camp.

# boxing - Friday 14 August, 2020

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Eric Donovan carried out on his shield in eighth-round stoppage

Athy native suffers his pro defeat against Manchester’s Zelfa Barrett.

# boxing - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Mike Tyson's comeback fight against Roy Jones Jr postponed until November

The 54-year-old was due to take part in an eight-round exhibition bout on 12 September.

# boxing - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

IBF intercontinental title on the line as Eric Donovan's big night gets even bigger

Donovan takes on Zelfa Barrett on 14 August in ‘Matchroom Square Garden’.

# boxing - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Belfast's Tennyson lands British lightweight title in Eddie Hearn's garden

A massive win after an explosive fight.

# boxing - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback at 54

The American star will be taking on fellow veteran Roy Jones Jr on 12 September.

Saunders has suspension lifted but fined for domestic violence 'advice' video

The British boxer admitted it was a ‘silly mistake’, while promoter Eddie Hearn described his actions as ‘idiotic’.

The shy Georgian genius behind nearly a quarter of Ireland's Olympic medals

Billy Walsh recalls his time working with Zaur Antia, Irish boxing’s media-shy head coach who has played a key role in almost 140 major international medals.

# boxing - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Donegal's Quigley in the running to face Canelo Alvarez in September

The 29-year-old is one of less than a handful of names being considered for a proposed fight with the Mexican superstar.

# boxing - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Katie Taylor set for surprise rematch versus rival Persoon in Eddie Hearn's garden

A sequel to their June 2019 classic at Madison Square Garden, during which Taylor emerged as a controversial winner, is in the works.

# boxing - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history

So many boxing figures performatively take the moral high ground when it comes to the sanctity of human life – until doing so might inconvenience them personally.

# boxing - Friday 3 July, 2020

Boxing legend Roberto Duran leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare

The 69-year-old thanked doctors and nurses who “day after day give the best of themselves, regardless of the risk they take.”

# boxing - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano

A tweet from Taylor sparked an online war of words between Serrano, Eddie Hearn and Lou DiBella, and female boxing’s biggest fight now looks unlikely.

# boxing - Monday 29 June, 2020

MTK Global CEO Vaughan steps down to be replaced by company president Yalen

Sandra Vaughan, who purchased the company in 2017, has stepped away during what she described as ‘transitional phase in the business’.

Daniel Kinahan to step away from boxing, claims MTK president

Bob Yalen has alleged that the backlash against Kinahan stems from ‘the hearsay testimony of biased parties’.

# boxing - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Heavyweight contender Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller fails yet another drug test

Miller also failed three tests ahead of his subsequently cancelled bout with Anthony Joshua last year.

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