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#Fighter

# fighter - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Books by Andy Lee and Richie Sadlier nominated for prestigious William Hill prize

‘In Sunshine or in Shadow: How Boxing Brought Hope in the Troubles’ by Donald McRae also makes the cut.

# fighter - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Wrestling legend King Kong Bundy dies aged 61 Fighter

Wrestling legend King Kong Bundy dies aged 61

Bundy famously wrestled Hulk Hogan in a steel cage at Wrestlemania 2.

# fighter - Saturday 26 January, 2019

'Growing up, I was told that kickboxing isn't a female sport'

Ireland’s teen sensation Jordan Doran chats to The42 about her many impressive achievements.

# fighter - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Here are the three books shortlisted for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

After a GAA book winning every year, there’s none on the shortlist.

# fighter - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Here are the 6 nominations for Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year

You can vote for your favourite sports book of the year now.

# fighter - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho Tragic

Gardaí investigating death of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho

The 28-year-old Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following a fight against Irish fighter Charlie Ward.

# fighter - Saturday 28 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey Trouble Brewing

Russia has just put economic sanctions in place against Turkey

The fallout from the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkish forces last week continues.

# fighter - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Former UFC champion Jon Jones has avoided jail time by pleading guilty

The fighter was arrested in April on hit-and-run charges.

# fighter - Sunday 14 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This 17-year-old became 'Britain's youngest suicide bomber' yesterday Islamic State

This 17-year-old became 'Britain's youngest suicide bomber' yesterday

His family say they are “devastated and heartbroken” at his death.

# fighter - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Monaghan's Christina McMahon wants to put women's professional boxing on the map

The only female professional boxer fighting out of Ireland is one bout away from a world title fight.

# fighter - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie America's new $150 million* fighter jet is making its debut against ISIS Top Guns

# fighter - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive' Failed Truce

Ceasefire falls through in Ukraine as military launches 'massive offensive'

A 10-day truce was not extended after the government said separatists were ‘unwilling to control terrorist units’.

# fighter - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Seriously sleepy kitten fights to stay awake Nodding Off

Seriously sleepy kitten fights to stay awake

This little cat is feline the effects of a long day.

From The Daily Edge The Rock takes to Twitter to support Irish lad battling with cancer Stay Strong

The Rock takes to Twitter to support Irish lad battling with cancer

Dwayne Johnson showed his softer side.

# fighter - Friday 20 July, 2012

'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout Judgement Day This post contains videos

'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout

The man who stole the Clondalkin gaelgoir’s bantamweight boxing crown in 86 ghastly seconds will fight Carl Frampton in September.

# fighter - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Batman villain Bane’s voice ‘based on Irish Traveller’ Dark Knight Rises This post contains videos

Batman villain Bane’s voice ‘based on Irish Traveller’

Actor Tom Hardy said he was inspired by the self-styled ‘King of the Gypsies’ for his voice in The Dark Knight Rises.

# fighter - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Jim Stynes planning Christmas getaway following latest brain op

The Dublin-born footballer is hoping to travel to South America after getting an eleventh-hour reprieve in his fight against cancer.

# fighter - Monday 21 November, 2011

Nadal battles illness, Fish to win opening Finals match

The world number two was not at his best but still survived the challenge of his American opponent at the ATP Tour Finals.