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# boxing - Monday 17 February, 2020

Portlaoise's former world champion Doheny to return to action in Dubai

The 33-year-old Portlaoise man will look to dust off some cobwebs before making another world-title tilt later in the year.

# boxing - Saturday 15 February, 2020

McKenna brothers join forces with legendary trainer Freddie Roach

The Hall-of-Fame trainer will take the Smithborough siblings under his wing at his Wild Card gym in Hollywood.

# boxing - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'Monster' Inoue to make US debut in unification clash with fellow three-weight world champion

The Japanese star will face Johnriel Casemiro of the Philippines at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, on 25 April.

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier

Tickets to Tokyo are on the line in London in March.

# boxing - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

World champion Warrington splits with Warren and re-signs with former promoter Hearn

‘I am happy to say that we delivered for Josh on every level and helped him realise his goals in the sport,’ said Warren in a statement.

'The one thing they never did was hit me... They knew I'd hit them back'

Katelynn Phelan, 19, took her inspiration not from Bray, but from Brooklyn, and wants to blaze a trail down a road less travelled.

# boxing - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Anthony Joshua set for homecoming fight

The heavyweight champion is close to agreeing a deal to compete at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

# boxing - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Serrano on Taylor: 'She's average... She's not no superhero like everyone paints her to be'

‘There’s nothing really to her,’ said the Puerto Rican puncher, who is set to meet her Irish adversary this spring.

# boxing - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Conlan to continue Madison Square Garden tradition in clash with Colombian

The unbeaten Irish featherweight will face Belmar Preciado in front of a sea of green at MSG on Tuesday, 17 March.

Katie Taylor's 'Super Bowl of women's boxing' may land closer to home than expected

Taylor and longtime rival, seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano, could clash in London for the Irishwoman’s undisputed title.

# boxing - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Sensational Cully seizes Irish title inside a round, while Olympian Joyce beats former world champ One And Done This post contains videos

Sensational Cully seizes Irish title inside a round, while Olympian Joyce beats former world champ

Hometown hero Sean McComb also picked up a career-best victory.

Donovan underlines European title credentials with dazzling display

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ moved to 12-0(7KOs) as he inflicted a first stoppage defeat over an opponent who had previously fought Ryan Burnett.

# boxing - Friday 31 January, 2020

Disappointment for Dubliner Keeler as Andrade dominates Irish 'warrior' in Miami title fight

‘Cool Hand’ Keeler’s bid to become the WBO welterweight champion ended in defeat.

'You start to realise: ‘Holy f***, I can’t keep reinventing myself... I can’t keep doing this’

Eric Donovan sheds light on his war with alcohol and drug abuse ahead of his return to the professional boxing ring this Saturday.

# boxing - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Aaron McKenna's first fight of 2020 booked for March

The 20-year-old will look to move to 11-0 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, in eight weeks’ time.

# boxing - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Harrington edged by rival Potkonen in Strandja decider

The Dubliner didn’t appear impressed by the decision, but could well meet Potkonen again for higher stakes as the year progresses.

# boxing - Friday 24 January, 2020

Harrington and Irish scourge Potkonen to square off for gold in potential Olympic precursor

The Finn holds two victories over former world champion Harrington since she eliminated Katie Taylor from Rio 2016.

Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California

The Donegal native secured a third-round stoppage victory over Mexico’s Fernando Marin.

# boxing - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Shields expects Braekhus to take 'easier' fight with Taylor in undisputed champion triangle

‘In my opinion, Katie Taylor is going to beat her, but she will not knock Cecilia Braekhus out. And Cecilia can live with that.’

# boxing - Friday 17 January, 2020

Jono Carroll to face Scott Quigg in Manchester headliner

The Dubliner will face Bury’s Quigg in a Matchroom Boxing main event live on Sky Sports on 7 March.

# boxing - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Spike O’Sullivan stopped in 11th round of gallant effort against Munguia

The Cork man hurt Munguia in the third before the Mexican seized control of a gruelling fight.

# boxing - Saturday 11 January, 2020

The quiet man in Katie Taylor's corner

Ross Enamait used to work for an investment management company. Now, he trains one of his biggest fans: the undisputed lightweight champion.

Katie Taylor caps memorable 2019 with prestigious Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year award

The Bray woman was recognised as the world’s outstanding female boxer after a year in which she became an undisputed and two-weight world champion.

# boxing - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Quigley to continue on comeback trail with second fight in seven weeks

‘I’ve seen it in training and I’ve felt it myself: there is a change there and click of things back in place again.’

# boxing - Friday 3 January, 2020

2018 world champion Harrington to return to the ring after seven-month injury lay-off

The Dubliner broke her thumb twice in 2019.

# boxing - Friday 27 December, 2019

Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch confirmed for early 2020

The two fighters will compete against one another in Las Vegas this February.

# boxing - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

'The hunger strikes had begun just as Barry McGuigan started training for his professional debut'

Donald McRae looks at the early days of the acclaimed Irish boxer and the background from which he came.

# boxing - Monday 23 December, 2019

Fury and new trainer an 'excellent match' ahead of Wilder rematch

Andy Lee feels a change in trainer will lead to a different mindset for Tyson Fury when he faces Deontay Wilder again in 2020.

# boxing - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Chavez Jr quits on his stool after five rounds against Danny Jacobs

“It wasn’t my debut at super-middleweight because this is so disrespectful,” said Jacobs.

# boxing - Friday 20 December, 2019

Andy Lee's Top Rank prospect Paddy Donovan scores another knockout in Bolton Good Night This post contains videos

Andy Lee's Top Rank prospect Paddy Donovan scores another knockout in Bolton

The 20-year-old is now 3-0(2KOs) as a professional and will make his US debut in New York in March.

Brook to end 14-month ring absence in February fight with DeLuca

The former world champion admitted experiencing some ‘dark times’ while away from the ring, but believes he still has more to give

# boxing - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Headstone finally erected for African-American boxing great who died in Galway in 1818 Breaker Of Chains This post contains videos

Headstone finally erected for African-American boxing great who died in Galway in 1818

Tom Molineaux died penniless and sick in Galway after a pioneering prizefighting career, and was buried in an unmarked grave.

Fury adds Andy Lee to training setup ahead of Wilder rematch

Lee, a cousin of Fury’s, will assist Sugar Hill as The Gypsy King prepares for a sequel with the American.

Joshua questions his own public offer to spar Fury, but remains keen to learn and lend a hand

The chance to spar with Tyson Fury ahead of his rematch with Deontay Wilder is one Anthony Joshua believes would benefit both Britons.

Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim

The former four-weight world champion must pay punitive damages, compensation and legal fees following the civil lawsuit.

# boxing - Monday 16 December, 2019

Katie Taylor named American Boxing Writers' Female Fighter of the Year

The Bray woman follows in the footsteps of Cecilia Braekhus and Claressa Shields in pocketing the BWAA’s Christy Martin Award.

Tyson Fury confirms new trainer after split with Davison

The ‘Gypsy King’ has teamed up with Sugar Hill, a nephew and disciple of the great Emanuel Steward.

# boxing - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Rio revenge as Michael Conlan scores wide win against Olympic nemesis Nikitin

Conlan wins 100-90, 99-91, and 98-92 to improve his unbeaten pro record.

# boxing - Friday 13 December, 2019

Ireland's Luke Keeler set to face Demetruis Andrade in WBO world middleweight title fight

It is reward for the 32-year-old Dubliner following an impressive victory against top contender Luis Arias in August.

Anthony Joshua: Fight with Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury 'has to happen in 2020'

The British boxer won back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles from Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last week.

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