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# boxing - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Monaghan youngster McKenna spars pound-for-pound star Lomachenko ahead of new-year debut

The Smithborough stylist is expected to make his pro debut with Golden Boy Promotions early in the new year.

Kellie Harrington bags another World medal as she guarantees bronze in India

The Dubliner powered into the semi-finals this morning.

# boxing - Monday 19 November, 2018

Disappointment in Delhi as Walsh, Smith and O'Rourke knocked out of World Championships

There was good news for Amy Broadhurst, however, as she joined Kellie Harrington in the quarter-finals.

# boxing - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Gold for Ireland! Kurt Walker wins bantamweight final at EU Boxing Championships

Walker did enough for a 3-2 split decision against England’s Peter McGrail.

Kellie Harrington stuns home crowd as she books place in World Championship quarter-finals

Harrington faces Canada’s Caroline Veyre on Tuesday with a World Championship medal on the line.

# boxing - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Ireland's Kurt Walker guarantees silver (at least) at EU Boxing Championships

The Antrim boxer beat Artyush Gomtsyun of Georgia 29-28 this afternoon.

Whitewash! Ireland celebrate 100% record on day three of the Women's World Boxing Champs

All six of the Irish representatives move within two victories of a medal in New Dehli.

# boxing - Friday 16 November, 2018

Katie Taylor to make Madison Square Garden debut on Canelo card next month

Taylor’s team are in talks with several prospective opponents ahead of next month’s marquee event in New York.

Kellie Harrington outclasses Kiwi foe to reach World Championships last 16 in India

Harrington earned a unanimous decision in her opening bout in New Dehli.

US star Shields sees herself and Katie Taylor as neck-and-neck atop pound-for-pound rankings

The two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-weight unified world champion is a longtime admirer of the Bray woman.

Wilder: Freddie Roach recruitment a sign of Fury nerves

Deontay Wilder thinks Tyson Fury would be better off with his uncle and former trainer Peter Fury in his corner in Los Angeles.

# boxing - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Kurt Walker secures Ireland's second medal at EU Boxing Championships

The Lisburn bantamweight has joined Galway’s Kieran Molloy in the semis.

Ray Moylette's big homecoming fight to be broadcast live on terrestrial television

‘Spike’ O’Sullivan is also on the Castlebar card, which will be shown on TG4.

# boxing - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Galway boxing star Molloy guarantees bronze at EU Championships

Molloy outclassed former Youth Olympic champion Vincenzo Arecchia to reach the semis.

# boxing - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'He's an exceptional fighter who deserves all the awards in the world': Bellew praises 'elite' Usyk

As Oleksandr Usyk looks forward to a much-needed rest, Tony Bellew praised the Ukrainian.

Bellew's night ends in tears as impressive Usyk reigns superme in Manchester

Oleksandr Usyk remains unbeaten after knocking out Tony Bellew in Manchester to retain the IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO titles.

'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered'

Irish boxing legend Eamonn Magee chats to The42 about his turbulent life inside and outside the ring.

# boxing - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Stevie McKenna expected to sign with major US promoter as he begins pro career

The42 understands that Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions are in talks to sign the Monaghan lightweight.

# boxing - Friday 9 November, 2018

'Gutted' Ryan Burnett reveals extent of agonising injury which cost him his world title

The injury is not career-threatening but will require intensive treatment and rehabilitation, says the Belfast man.

Kendrick Lamar comes to watch McKenna as Irish teenager lays waste to opponent in California

The Smithborough young gun showed trademark poise in his disposal of a heavy-handed Mexican foe.

# boxing - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Bellew: 'The only chance I have is a puncher's chance - I cannot outbox this man'

Tony Bellew spoke a lot — and quite honestly — at today’s presser, but Oleksandr Usyk remains ‘as glad as the small kid who received a Kinder Surprise’.

'It'll be unbelievable to have two brothers from Monaghan fighting over here in Los Angeles'

Monaghan teenager Aaron McKenna returns to the ring live on ESPN on Thursday night.

# boxing - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Mayweather seemingly pulls out of fight with kickboxer after being 'blindsided' by organisers

Floyd Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa may not need a rule set for their ‘fight’ after all.

# boxing - Monday 5 November, 2018

Cork 17-year-old James Power picks up second successive stoppage win in Mexico

The Coachford College Leaving Cert student finished his mid-term break in style down in Tijuana.

# boxing - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Sickening luck as apparent freak hip injury forces Burnett to retire on his stool and concede world title

A horrid-looking injury put an end to Ryan Burnett’s WBA world title reign and his participation in the World Boxing Super Series.

Watch live: Ryan Burnett vs Nonito Donaire, World Boxing Super Series quarter-final World Title Action This post contains videos

Watch live: Ryan Burnett vs Nonito Donaire, World Boxing Super Series quarter-final

The Belfast bantamweight defends his WBA world title against a future Hall-of-Famer from 9pm.

# boxing - Friday 2 November, 2018

'Spike' to return at light-middleweight in Mayo as Moylette has homecoming opponent confirmed

Moylette will face a tough Mexican for the WBC International title, which would see him shoot up the world rankings.

Burnett and Donaire safely under the bantamweight limit for tomorrow's world title clash We Have A Fight This post contains videos

Burnett and Donaire safely under the bantamweight limit for tomorrow's world title clash

Belfast’s Ryan Burnett defends his world title against the former four-weight champion in Glasgow on Saturday.

'Katie hasn’t seen the film. She says she looks forward to watching it when she retires'

Award-winning director Ross Whitaker on worries about doing an Irish trailblazer’s story justice and discovering her ‘unusual charisma’.

# boxing - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Kildare's Dennis Hogan becomes mandatory challenger for long sought-after world title

Kildare's Dennis Hogan becomes mandatory challenger for long sought-after world title

Kilcullen man Hogan will fight for the world title early next year if he wins his December fight with Wales’ Jamie Weetch.

McKenna brothers add Kendrick Lamar to list of fans ahead of Aaron's ESPN fight next week

Aaron McKenna will open ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes’ TV broadcast on 8 November.

# boxing - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Four-weight champ Donaire inspired to share ring with 'great man' in Ireland's Burnett this Saturday

Ryan Burnett and Nonito Donaire meet in the final World Boxing Super Series quarter-final this Saturday.

# boxing - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Danny Jacobs wins on a split, Heather Hardy finally becomes world champ in New York New Champs This post contains videos

Danny Jacobs wins on a split, Heather Hardy finally becomes world champ in New York

Danny Jacobs picked up the IBF middleweight strap with a hard-fought win over Ukrainian standout Sergiy Derevyanchenko.

# boxing - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Taylor superfight in the works as Hearn set to sign six-weight world champion Serrano

Taylor’s rival, Amanda Serrano, is set to become her Matchroom stablemate with a view to making a massive women’s bout in 2019.

# boxing - Friday 26 October, 2018

Dana White still 'absolutely, positively' intent on entering boxing promotion despite early struggles

The UFC president has been unable to land some of the sport’s biggest names thus far.

# boxing - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Ray Moylette confirmed for big homecoming fight in Mayo in December

Moylette will fight for a high ranking with the World Boxing Council in Castlebar on 7 December.

# boxing - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Mayer: Time must be right for Taylor fight 'because it'd be a shame if the world wasn't watching'

US boxing prospect Mikaela Mayer remains on a collision course with Katie Taylor, but is in no rush to face the Irishwoman.

'For the first time, maybe, people will see the real me - get to know my real personality'

Katie Taylor and director Ross Whitaker talk to The42 about their already critically-acclaimed upcoming documentary.

# boxing - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Nurmagomedov holds talks over Moscow Mayweather fight in front of '100,000 fans'

The UFC lightweight champion says he met with a Russian boxing chief today.

# boxing - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'I thought there was a choke coming!': Kennedy laughs off opponent's judo antics on famous weekend for Gorey The Gorey Garda This post contains videos

'I thought there was a choke coming!': Kennedy laughs off opponent's judo antics on famous weekend for Gorey

Unbeaten heavyweight Niall Kennedy was left with ‘a dead right arse cheek’ after his impressive win in Boston.