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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Pound-for-pound rival and potential foe joins Katie Taylor in Hearn's promotional stable

Cecilia Braekhus [35-0, 9KOs] has signed a multi-fight deal with the English promoter.

# irish-boxing - Monday 21 October, 2019

'She fled the whole division... Katie Taylor needs me - I don't need Katie Taylor' - Serrano Arch Nemeses This post contains videos

'She fled the whole division... Katie Taylor needs me - I don't need Katie Taylor' - Serrano

The Puerto Rican is frustrated that Taylor has temporarily moved up in weight as the wait goes on for their women’s superfight.

John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career

The former Olympic silver medallist will fight for a WBA rankings belt next month.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Frampton and Valdez to co-headline Vegas doubleheader ahead of potential showdown

‘The Jackal’ is back following an 11-month absence.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Barnes goes out on his shield in four-round Belfast war with European champion

The Irish boxing icon was stopped by Swansea’s Jay Harris in a thrilling main event at Ulster Hall.

# irish-boxing - Friday 11 October, 2019

Andy Lee-trained prospect Donovan scores frightening first-round KO on pro debut Off The Mark This post contains videos

Andy Lee-trained prospect Donovan scores frightening first-round KO on pro debut

The 20-year-old Top Rank starlet took less than 80 seconds to flatten his Mexican opponent.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Ireland bow out of World Championships with no medals after spirited last-eight defeats

Amy Broadhurst was bested by the scourge of Irish boxing, Mira Potkonen, while Christina Desmond lost to Busenaz Surmeneli.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Bogeywoman awaits again as Broadhurst and Desmond power on to medal fights at Worlds

The Dundalk and Cork women were in sensational form in Ulan-Ude.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Ireland's former world champ TJ Doheny to make sudden return on Usyk card this weekend

The Portlaoise southpaw is back on the hunt for world titles.

Double disappointment for Ireland as Walsh and Smith lose split decisions at Worlds

Smith came within a whisker of upsetting the reigning champion, while Walsh lost out to the hometown hero.

# irish-boxing - Friday 4 October, 2019

Desmond shrugs off public warning to dump out England's Commonwealth champion at Worlds Sensational Upset This post contains videos

Desmond shrugs off public warning to dump out England's Commonwealth champion at Worlds

The Macroom woman is through to the last 16 in Siberia.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Ceire Smith marches into World Championships last 16

The Cavan woman will face the world champion in the next round.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'I think the fight was just too close... I definitely have to beat her a lot more convincingly' - Taylor

Eddie Hearn doesn’t think Katie Taylor will ‘let him’ hold off a Delfine Persoon rematch for much longer, but Amanda Serrano will be next.

European kingpin Walker moves to within a fight of a World Championship medal for Ireland

Mongolia’s third seed Tsendbaater Erdenebat, the reigning Asian Games and Asian Championships gold medallist, awaits in the last eight.

Taylor braced for 'huge 12 months' as opponent Linardatou and team cry foul in awkward presser Dirty Laundry This post contains videos

Taylor braced for 'huge 12 months' as opponent Linardatou and team cry foul in awkward presser

The champion’s manager claimed she stepped off in the plane in tears due to the lack of rematch clause in her contract.

Taylor to headline 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena in bid to become two-weight world champion

The Irish icon will top a bill across the water, with tickets available on StubHub from midday on Tuesday.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Kurt Walker advances on mixed day for Irish at World Championships

There was disappointment for Kirill Afanasev, meanwhile.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Imperious Nevin books World Championships last-16 tie with home favourite

He’ll face Russia’s number eight seed Gleb Bakshi in the last 16 on Monday.

Serrano dominates courageous Hardy to tee up potential 2020 New York headliner v Katie Taylor

The Battle for Brooklyn was won comprehensively by the Puerto Rican, while her Irish-American opponent once more proved her extraordinary mettle.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Hardy and Serrano make weight with world title, and potential Katie Taylor superfight, on the line Battle For Brooklyn This post contains videos

Hardy and Serrano make weight with world title, and potential Katie Taylor superfight, on the line

Serrano is contractually obliged to face Taylor should she vanquish champion Hardy.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Joe Ward to face hard-punching test on Madison Square Garden debut

The Irish boxing great will face a 5-1(4KOs) former Californian Golden Gloves champion in his maiden pro bout.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Broadhurst replaces reigning queen Harrington in Irish squad for World Championships

The Dundalk southpaw aims to challenge the Dubliner for Olympic qualification.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 31 August, 2019

Aoife O'Rourke wins European Championship gold in middleweight thriller Up The Rossies This post contains videos

Aoife O'Rourke wins European Championship gold in middleweight thriller

President Higgins and Katie Taylor led the tributes to the Castlerea BC fighter.

Irish world-title challenger Tennyson scores sensational KO on Lomachenko undercard Brutal This post contains videos

Irish world-title challenger Tennyson scores sensational KO on Lomachenko undercard

‘Tenny’ took just two rounds to destroy Atif Shafiq in London.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Tears of joy for Broadhurst as she ousts former world champ to seal breakthrough European medal

Amy Broadhurst has earned her spot in the 60kg semi-finals in Madrid, while team-mate Christina Desmond bowed out despite an excellent effort.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Conlan set for major step up in opposition in December, and then a step down in weight for 2020

The 27-year-old could face a recent world champion when he shares a bill with Carl Frampton and Terence Crawford in New York.

# irish-boxing - Friday 23 August, 2019

Taylor warned to expect Ali v Frazier-type war if she steps up in weight to face Linardatou

The WBO World light-welterweight champion’s manager admits Katie Taylor has ‘changed the financial landscape’ of women’s boxing.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Joe Ward set to make dream pro debut on Golovkin card at Madison Square Garden

The former Irish amateur standout will take his first steps through the ropes as a professional at the ‘Mecca of Boxing’.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Spike's weekend scrap called off, but new deal could see him fight for world title within two outings

The Cork man was due to fight in Boston on Friday.

Frampton and Conlan set to share Christmas bill with pound-for-pound star in New York

The Tiger’s Bay and Falls Road natives are pencilled in to prop up a Terence Crawford title defence at Madison Square Garden.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 17 August, 2019

How one of the Dropkick Murphys became a key figure in Joe Ward's career, and Irish boxing

Punk rock star Ken Casey will co-promote the Irish boxing great in the professional ranks.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Paddy Barnes to fight European champion in Belfast headliner

The 32-year-old Irish boxing great [6-2, 1KO] will bid to resurrect his stuttering pro career in his hometown.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

CNN to air new Katie Taylor documentary to worldwide audience this Saturday Going Global This post contains videos

CNN to air new Katie Taylor documentary to worldwide audience this Saturday

The film will be shown on CNN’s American and international channels, and will be available to watch in Ireland for many.

'She's the biggest puncher I've ever seen in women's boxing, and Katie's probably the best pure boxer'

Lou DiBella fancies a little wager between himself and old friend Brian Peters when their female boxing greats eventually square off.

'He has the ability to be the face of boxing - to be something like Katie Taylor is in the women's game'

Joe Ward will embark on his professional career in either New York or Boston in October.

# irish-boxing - Friday 2 August, 2019

Mick Conlan ripped and ready as he weighs in for outdoor headliner in Belfast Chiseled This post contains videos

Mick Conlan ripped and ready as he weighs in for outdoor headliner in Belfast

He squares off with Argentina’s Diego Alberto Ruiz at Falls Park tomorrow night, live on BT Sport.

Spike O'Sullivan to continue light-middleweight title push with headline slot in Boston

O’Sullivan will take on Argentinian veteran Diego Adrian Marocchi at a state-of-the-art resort in Beantown.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 1 August, 2019

I’ve had a target on my back since the amateurs: Conlan on song for Belfast 'coming-out party'

The Belfast man will wear a tribute to the recently killed Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy, whose favourite fighter was Conlan himself.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

World-title fight between Conlan and Warrington 'an appealing one for the fans' - Warren

Conlan is currently ranked fifth by the WBO and 12th by the IBF, and headlines in Belfast this weekend.

Taylor considering climb in weight for more belts as Serrano showdown drifts into next year

The undisputed lightweight world champion could challenge one of the 140-pound beltholders before the year is out.

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