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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Monday 18 March, 2019

Improved Conlan earns shutout win as he turns The Garden green for third straight year

The Belfast man moved to 11-0, 6KOs with a polished display in front of a passionate Irish crowd in The Big Apple.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Paddy Barnes will 'probably retire' after suffering shock defeat in US debut war

Barnes lost a split decision to unheralded Texan Oscar Mojica on the undercard of Michael Conlan’s Patrick’s Day card at MSG.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Beating Persoon in undisputed showdown 'would be equal to winning Olympic gold', says Taylor

The Bray woman set up the long-awaited clash for all four belts with a sizzling win over Rose Volante in Philadelphia.

Game Jono Carroll falls shy in maiden world-title tilt as Nevin moves to 12-0

Tevin Farmer beat Carroll 117-110 and 117-111 x2 to retain his IBG World super-featherweight title.

Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title

After a thrilling encounter, Taylor is now the IBF, WBA and WBO World lightweight champion.

# irish-boxing - Friday 15 March, 2019

'Everything went against me all at once' - Nevin finally on track to make a real go of his pro career

John Joe Nevin is finally fighting fit after a rollercoaster few years.

Taylor moving the dial in USA whether critics like it or not

Katie Taylor is on the verge of a major breakthrough for women’s pro boxing.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 14 March, 2019

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I'' Weight Made This post contains videos

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I''

Katie Taylor, Jono Carroll and their opponents have all safely made weight for their respective world-title clashes in Philly.

# irish-boxing - Monday 11 March, 2019

Olympic stars, Carroll and Spike fly flag for Ireland on massive St Patrick's weekend Stateside

The American fight scene will be painted green this coming weekend, with a host of Irish boxing stars in key fights.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Delfine Persoon walks through tough foe to set up potential undisputed title clash with Katie Taylor

Persoon inflicted a first stoppage defeat on Melissa St Vil to hold up her end of the bargain ahead of Taylor’s clash with Rose Volante.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'There were times when I didn't even ask how much I was getting for the fights - I'd just find out afterwards'

Katie Taylor knows her value in boxing’s punch-for-pay ranks, and so do her opponents, but money remains low on her list of priorities.

# irish-boxing - Friday 8 March, 2019

Stevie McKenna to make long-awaited professional boxing debut next month

The former Irish Elite champion and European Youth silver medalist has been training in California for almost a year.

# irish-boxing - Monday 4 March, 2019

Paddy Barnes and Rio 2016 Russian rival Nikitin join Conlan on St Patrick's Day card at MSG

The Belfast man’s Olympic ‘conqueror’ wants vindication after they share a bill at Madison Square Garden this month.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Come November, if she doesn't qualify, then we'll see who has the balls' - Broadhurst

After barbed comments from the world champion last week, Amy Broadhurst says she will challenge Kellie Harrington if the chance arises.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Shields and Hammer get ball rolling for women's superfights, and Taylor's big nights should follow

After 15-odd years in the wilderness, women’s professional boxing is about to explode.

# irish-boxing - Friday 1 March, 2019

Eusebio Pedroza, who fought Barry McGuigan on a famous Irish sporting night, dies aged 62

The Panamanian boxing legend reigned for seven years before losing his world title to McGuigan at Loftus Road in 1985.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Kildare's Hogan lands world-title chance and career-highest payday, but must travel to lion's den

The Kilcullen native, based in Brisbane, will face Jaime Munguia in Monterrey on 13 April.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Teenage prodigy becomes Ireland's youngest female pro boxer, will debut on TG4 next month

Katelynn Phelan, 18, is a former World Youth and European Junior bronze medalist.

Portlaoise's TJ Doheny confirmed for world-title unification fight in California

The undefeated Laois man faces American rival Danny Roman at Inglewood’s Forum venue on 26 April.

'I would have beaten her again... She didn't have the balls to step up and take the chance'

Kellie Harrington on her non-rivalry with ‘young one’ Amy Broadhurst, and why she’s inspired by Irish boxing’s bogeywoman, Mira Potkonen.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Molloy edges Donovan as rivalries are renewed and forged during memorable Irish Elite finals night

All four Galway fighters reigned supreme at the National Stadium, while Christina Desmond earned a noteworthy win over Gráinne Walsh.

Watch live: Irish Senior Elite Boxing Championship finals - all fights Irish Boxing This post contains videos

Watch live: Irish Senior Elite Boxing Championship finals - all fights

All 18 finals are available to watch via TG4′s live stream, which will be available on TV from 20:45.

# irish-boxing - Friday 22 February, 2019

Aaron McKenna to face unbeaten, larger Mexican in 7th pro fight

‘The Silencer’ from Co. Monaghan will face the naturally larger Loretto Olivas [3-0, 1KO] on 30 March.

DeGale and Eubank exchange words at frosty weigh-in for all-British grudge match Chunky V Junior This post contains videos

DeGale and Eubank exchange words at frosty weigh-in for all-British grudge match

DeGale weighed lighter than he has in nearly 10 years, and gave Eubank plenty of stick during their staredown.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 21 February, 2019

World-title challenger Tennyson added to TG4 Irish-title bill on 30 March

The 25-year-old Belfast banger joins the Eric Donovan-headlined bill, a collaboration between competitors Boxing Ireland and Assassin.

# irish-boxing - Monday 18 February, 2019

'I never hid!' - Rose Volante ready to halt Katie Taylor's march in unification clash

‘Queen Rose’ wasn’t impressed by Brian Peters’ claims that she was ‘hiding out in Brazil’ instead of answering the call to face Taylor.

Watch Cork 17-year-old James Power score a first-round stoppage in this third pro fight Power To The People This post contains videos

Watch Cork 17-year-old James Power score a first-round stoppage in this third pro fight

The Coachford College Leaving Cert student earned a third straight stoppage win in Eger, Hungary, on Saturday.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Cork 17-year-old James Power scores first-round stoppage in third pro fight

Ireland’s youngest professional fighter took only seconds to record a third win in the paid ranks.

# irish-boxing - Friday 15 February, 2019

Ireland's youngest pro boxer Power to fight for a third time in Hungary on Saturday night

The Cork teenager will aim to go 3-0 after taking a day off school to fly to Hungary for a tear-up.

Eric Donovan to headline in title fight on bumper night of Irish boxing live on TG4

Competitors Assassin Boxing and Boxing Ireland have combined to make a potentially thrilling card for terrestrial TV.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Joshua confirmed for US debut with Katie Taylor pencilled in for undisputed title fight

Taylor must first vanquish Rose Volante in a major fight in March, but is due to face Delfine Persoon in New York provided she’s successful.

Shields and Hammer finally confirmed for arguably the most significant fight in women's boxing history

Olympic legend and current professional trailblazer Claressa Shields will face fellow middleweight champ Christina Hammer for all the belts in April.

# irish-boxing - Monday 11 February, 2019

Unbeaten Waterford prospect Moran gets big break with American promoter

Dylan Moran, 24, has signed a promotional deal Stateside which will see him fight live on DAZN on 9 March.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Hogan's world-title showdown with Mexico's Munguia could lead to tantalising all-Irish clash

While the Kilcullen man is inching closer to a meeting with Jaime Munguia, a clash with Cork’s Spike O’Sullivan awaits down the line.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Spike to make Boston return on bumper St Patrick's weekend for Irish boxing in America

Katie Taylor and Jono Carroll have world-title fights on Friday 15 March, while Michael Conlan returns to Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day.

World-title unification clash between Portlaoise's Doheny and US rival approved by WBA

TJ ‘The Power’ Doheny will likely face Danny ‘The Babyfaced Assassin’ Roman in the latter’s hometown of Los Angeles.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Dublin's Carroll and champion Farmer trade barbs at spicy Philly press conference World Title Doubleheader This post contains videos

Dublin's Carroll and champion Farmer trade barbs at spicy Philly press conference

Katie Taylor also spoke in Philadelphia ahead of her world-title unification clash with Rose Volante on the same bill.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

One of Ireland's most decorated underage boxers turns professional at 21

John Joyce won five European medals and nine national titles in the underage ranks.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Portlaoise's TJ Doheny defends world title with 11th-round stoppage at Madison Square Garden Aaaand Still This post contains videos

Portlaoise's TJ Doheny defends world title with 11th-round stoppage at Madison Square Garden

‘The Power’ dropped Ryohei Takahashi and forced the referee’s hand in the 11th as he made the first defence of his IBF crown.

'She better be ready for me': Serrano sounds warning to rival Katie Taylor after 40-second KO Grudge Match This post contains videos

'She better be ready for me': Serrano sounds warning to rival Katie Taylor after 40-second KO

Now a seven-weight world champion, Amanda Serrano is pencilled in to fight Taylor later this year.

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