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# boxing - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores
# Chance At History
# Chance At History

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores

Jan 12th 2021, 6:56 PM 6,258 Views 5 Comments

‘There is nobody stopping me from becoming the island of Ireland’s only ever three-weight world champ,’ said the Belfast sporting icon.

# boxing - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Four-time Irish Elite champion and Tokyo prospect Gardiner retires from boxing for family reasons
# Had To Give
# Had To Give

Four-time Irish Elite champion and Tokyo prospect Gardiner retires from boxing for family reasons

Jan 6th 2021, 12:44 PM 7,150 Views 1 Comment

The Clonmel boxing great will not bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics after his familial and personal circumstances changed last year.

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54
# RIP
# RIP

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54

Jan 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 4,627 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-American, who built or accrued over 100 companies and was renowned for his philanthropy, died following a short battle with Covid-19.

# boxing - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated
# Rising Star
# Rising Star

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:46 PM 6,431 Views 8 Comments

Luke Campbell was stopped for the first time as Ryan Garcia claimed the interim WBC lightweight title.

# boxing - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession
# World Recognition
# World Recognition

Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession

Dec 27th 2020, 11:07 PM 18,052 Views 19 Comments

And still…

# boxing - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles
# Too Good
# Too Good

Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles

Dec 20th 2020, 9:08 AM 6,122 Views 5 Comments

The fight took place in front of a pandemic-limited crowd at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

# boxing - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Golovkin batters Szeremeta to win by seventh round stoppage
# Convincing
# Convincing

Golovkin batters Szeremeta to win by seventh round stoppage

Dec 19th 2020, 10:33 AM 5,433 Views 7 Comments

The 38-year-old floored his soft-punching opponent in the first, second, fourth and seventh rounds.

McKenna earns second stoppage in eight days, McGinty shows chin to win barn-burning debut
# Double Whammy
# Double Whammy

McKenna earns second stoppage in eight days, McGinty shows chin to win barn-burning debut

Dec 19th 2020, 12:25 AM 5,225 Views 1 Comment

Donegal’s McGinty had his whiskers checked by the larger Jan Ardon but passed his first test as a professional.

# boxing - Friday 18 December, 2020

Hatton's Donegal prodigy to debut on UK TV tonight while Stevie McKenna fights for 2nd time in 8 days
# Hitman's Apprentice
# Hitman's Apprentice

Hatton's Donegal prodigy to debut on UK TV tonight while Stevie McKenna fights for 2nd time in 8 days

Dec 18th 2020, 4:59 PM 5,625 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old has been training under Ricky Hatton for well over a year and will make his debut alongside Hennessy Sports stablemate McKenna [6-0, 6KOs].

# boxing - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award
# The Eagle Has Landed
# The Eagle Has Landed

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award

Dec 17th 2020, 11:23 PM 9,002 Views 14 Comments

The UFC star and the Bray boxer were among the nominees for an award decided by a public vote.

# boxing - Monday 14 December, 2020

Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running
# Aaand Still
# Aaand Still

Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running

Dec 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 4,537 Views 2 Comments

The Irish icon has retained the prestigious end-of-year award and also remains top of the BWAA’s pound-for-pound rankings.

'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'
# New Frontiers
# New Frontiers

'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 5:00 PM 19,544 Views 7 Comments

Multi-billion-pound streaming giant DAZN is now live in Ireland, but they see an Irish sporting icon as a key part of their global expansion plans.

# boxing - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Joshua finally vanquishes game Pulev with devastating ninth-round knockout

Joshua finally vanquishes game Pulev with devastating ninth-round knockout

Dec 13th 2020, 12:07 AM 13,413 Views 13 Comments

The Briton floored Pulev four times before the Bulgarian was finally unable to continue.

# boxing - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Campbell Hatton, son of British boxing great Ricky, signs professional deal with Hearn's Matchroom
# Hitman Jr
# Hitman Jr

Campbell Hatton, son of British boxing great Ricky, signs professional deal with Hearn's Matchroom

Dec 10th 2020, 11:31 AM 9,638 Views 3 Comments

The 19-year-old will be trained by his uncle, former world-title challenger Matthew Hatton, and managed by his legendary father.

# boxing - Friday 4 December, 2020

Tennyson marches on in pursuit of world title with 1st-round demolition
# Machine
# Machine

Tennyson marches on in pursuit of world title with 1st-round demolition

Dec 4th 2020, 10:17 PM 6,086 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast man moved to 28-3, 24KOs as he destroyed Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly inside the first three minutes.

# boxing - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Fury to remain on BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist despite his demand to be removed
# Nominated
# Nominated

Fury to remain on BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist despite his demand to be removed

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 6:50 PM 86,184 Views 39 Comments

The world heavyweight champion has called on his fans not to vote, saying: ‘I have no need for verification’.

# boxing - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Tyson comeback fight at 54 ends with draw against Jones, Joyce stops Dubois in heavyweight showdown
# Boxing
# Boxing

Tyson comeback fight at 54 ends with draw against Jones, Joyce stops Dubois in heavyweight showdown

Nov 29th 2020, 9:03 AM 13,359 Views 6 Comments

Underdog Joyce landed the British, Commonwealth and European titles, while the exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions ended all square.

# boxing - Friday 27 November, 2020

Mike Tyson prepares for boxing return this weekend
# Comeback
# Comeback

Mike Tyson prepares for boxing return this weekend

Nov 27th 2020, 3:56 PM 7,396 Views 5 Comments

The controversial showdown between two great former champions now in their 50s has been met with understandable criticism.

# boxing - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Eric Donovan to return to the ring in Belgium on Saturday week
# Brussels Bouts
# Brussels Bouts

Eric Donovan to return to the ring in Belgium on Saturday week

Nov 26th 2020, 12:09 PM 2,806 Views 0 Comments

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ has a couple of fights in the pipeline as he stares into a potentially career-defining year.

# boxing - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month
# GGG
# GGG

Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month

Nov 25th 2020, 12:28 PM 4,306 Views 3 Comments

The middleweight bout will take place in Florida a day before Canelo Alvarez makes his return against Britain’s Callum Smith.

# boxing - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time
# Tenny
# Tenny

Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time

Nov 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 5,306 Views 0 Comments

The hard-hitting Irishman will face Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly on 4 December and will aim to put the big dogs at 135 on notice.

# boxing - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

The qualifier, 'It's not women's boxing - it's just boxing', can be put to bed after Saturday night
# Fight Like A Girl
# Fight Like A Girl

The qualifier, 'It's not women's boxing - it's just boxing', can be put to bed after Saturday night

Nov 18th 2020, 9:00 AM 39,128 Views 8 Comments

With Jane Couch watching on, it was fitting that Katie Taylor and co. put their fists through the glass ceiling at Wembley Arena, of all places.

Canelo to face England's Callum Smith in end-of-year superfight following split with Golden Boy
# Back In Business
# Back In Business

Canelo to face England's Callum Smith in end-of-year superfight following split with Golden Boy

Nov 18th 2020, 12:04 AM 7,630 Views 8 Comments

Eddie Hearn will promote the long-awaited super-middleweight world-title scrap on 19 December.

# boxing - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Monaghan's McKenna brothers to fight on same bill for first time, live on British TV
# Double Trouble
# Double Trouble

Monaghan's McKenna brothers to fight on same bill for first time, live on British TV

Nov 17th 2020, 8:51 PM 7,845 Views 1 Comment

Older brother Stevie will fight twice in as many weekends while Aaron will dust off the cobwebs at the end of a pandemic-stalled career year.

Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight
# Popular
# Popular

Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight

Nov 17th 2020, 6:03 PM 11,622 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, in more good news for the 34-year-old Bray native, she has just been named Ring Magazine’s pound-for-pound number one fighter.

# boxing - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout
# Aaaand Still
# Aaaand Still

Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout

Nov 14th 2020, 11:37 PM 119,843 Views 77 Comments

The Irish icon dropped Miriam Gutierrez and hurt in her several rounds but had to settle for an almost-perfect unanimous decision.

# boxing - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Ex-world champion Frampton settles legal dispute with former manager McGuigan
# Boxing
# Boxing

Ex-world champion Frampton settles legal dispute with former manager McGuigan

Nov 12th 2020, 1:43 PM 30,127 Views 12 Comments

Both parties have welcomed the terms of the confidential settlement.

# boxing - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Lee protégé Donovan passes career-toughest test with flying colours
# Real Deal
# Real Deal

Lee protégé Donovan passes career-toughest test with flying colours

Nov 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 9,765 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old stylishly outpointed a worthy opponent in Wakefield.

'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like'
# Boxing
# Boxing

'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like'

Nov 11th 2020, 8:00 AM 23,257 Views 10 Comments

Katie Taylor on her free-to-air fight this Saturday, her cultural significance in professional boxing, and the debate over female fighters’ earnings.

# boxing - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night
# KT
# KT

Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night

Nov 10th 2020, 1:51 PM 9,198 Views 7 Comments

Taylor v Gutierrez to be show on Sky Sports Mix as well as YouTube, Facebook and the Sky Sports website.

# boxing - Saturday 31 October, 2020

McCarthy sees off Belgian to become European cruiserweight champion
# Mac Attack
# Mac Attack

McCarthy sees off Belgian to become European cruiserweight champion

Oct 31st 2020, 10:39 PM 7,357 Views 3 Comments

‘I’m the roughest, toughest bad boy out of Belfast, and I’m the first black Irish European champion.’

# boxing - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Kildare youngster Phelan earns sensational stoppage win over previously unbeaten German champion
# Lilywhite Lift-off
# Lilywhite Lift-off

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

Oct 17th 2020, 10:27 PM 10,564 Views 2 Comments

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
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

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

Oct 16th 2020, 9:42 PM 6,236 Views 8 Comments

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
# Wilder Intentions
# Wilder Intentions

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

Oct 12th 2020, 10:29 AM 9,105 Views 3 Comments

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
# Bad Night
# Bad Night

Kennedy stopped in three rounds by 'The Savage' Babic

Oct 4th 2020, 10:25 PM 9,510 Views 0 Comments

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
# Positive
# Positive

Barry Hearn tests positive for coronavirus

Oct 4th 2020, 9:26 AM 7,341 Views 1 Comment

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
# All The Marbles
# All The Marbles

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

Sep 27th 2020, 1:53 PM 5,427 Views 0 Comments

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
# Double Take
# Double Take

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

Sep 27th 2020, 9:46 AM 5,818 Views 3 Comments

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
# Pac Man
# Pac Man

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year

Sep 26th 2020, 9:15 AM 10,812 Views 20 Comments

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
# November Reign
# November Reign

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

Sep 24th 2020, 1:28 PM 5,183 Views 1 Comment

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

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