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#Ryan Burnett

# ryan-burnett - Friday 17 May, 2019

Ireland's former world champ Burnett returns from debilitating injury with 6th-round stoppage

Burnett shook off the cobwebs and moved to 20-1(10KOs) as he awaits his return to the world stage.

# ryan-burnett - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Ireland's Burnett first in line to face Super Series champion after tournament-ending injury

The 26-year-old hasn’t fought since November but may be back in the bantamweight world-title picture sooner than expected.

# ryan-burnett - Monday 29 April, 2019

Ryan Burnett signs with US giants Top Rank as he begins quest for another world title

Former bantamweight champion takes on Jelbirt Gomeira on 17 May.

# ryan-burnett - 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.

# ryan-burnett - 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.

# ryan-burnett - Friday 2 November, 2018

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.

# ryan-burnett - 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.

# ryan-burnett - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Belfast's Burnett addresses flag 'controversy' ahead of Super Series showdown with Donaire

World champion Ryan Burnett has called for people to treat each other equally rather than based on nationality or creed.

# ryan-burnett - Friday 20 July, 2018

Ireland's Ryan Burnett selects familiar four-weight world champ for Super Series quarter-final Ballsy Call This post contains videos

Ireland's Ryan Burnett selects familiar four-weight world champ for Super Series quarter-final

Just months after his thriller with Carl Frampton, Nonito Donaire will take on another Belfast boxing icon.

# ryan-burnett - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Irish world champion Ryan Burnett confirmed to enter World Boxing Super Series

Belfast’s Burnett is expected to be unveiled as a seeded quarter-finalist in the eight-man tournament tomorrow.

# ryan-burnett - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Ryan Burnett suffers suspected broken hand early but stylishly retains world title

Ryan Burnett suffers suspected broken hand early but stylishly retains world title

Ryan Burnett reckons he broke his right hand in the third round, but remained by far the classier operator in Cardiff.

Ryan Burnett might be Ireland's greatest ever fighter before he becomes a household name

Ryan Burnett held two world titles before he owned a house, but he’s no stranger to putting the cart before the horse.

# ryan-burnett - Monday 12 February, 2018

Ryan Burnett has WBA world title defence confirmed for Joshua-Parker bill in Cardiff

Burnett has vacated the IBF variant and will defend only the belt he earned in Belfast last October.

# ryan-burnett - Friday 8 December, 2017

Who should win the RTE Sportsperson of the Year award? And The Award Goes To This post contains a poll

Who should win the RTE Sportsperson of the Year award?

It’s been another big year of sport.

# ryan-burnett - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Ryan Burnett overcomes old pal in gruelling encounter to become unified world champion

Burnett beat former gym-mate Zhanat Zhakiyanov via unanimous decision in Belfast.

# ryan-burnett - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Ricky Hatton plotting against Irish 'buddy' Burnett for Saturday's title unification bout in Belfast

In a first ever world title unification on Irish soil, former gym-mates Ryan Burnett and Zhanat Zhakiyanov will put their belts on the line in Belfast.

# ryan-burnett - Monday 18 September, 2017

Ryan Burnett's world title unification fight in Belfast gets massive U.S. TV platform

Burnett’s big fight will air on HBO in the States.

# ryan-burnett - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'I don’t want just to be a world champion': Burnett eyes Irish boxing greatness

‘I got a phonecall from my mum and she said, ‘they’re putting your face on the wall here,’ and I was so proud.’

# ryan-burnett - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Ryan Burnett to fight former gym-mate in first ever world title unification on Irish soil

The Belfast man will be the first Irish fighter to attempt to unify his division on home turf after winning the IBF world title in just his 17th fight.

# ryan-burnett - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Confused judge awards rounds to wrong fighter in Belfast world title bout

Ryan Burnett dominated Lee Haskins on his way to victory but it was announced as a split-decision win.

# ryan-burnett - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Ireland has a new world champion as Burnett prevails despite judging controversy

Burnett follows in the footsteps of Wayne McCullough by claiming the bantamweight title.

# ryan-burnett - Saturday 10 June, 2017

The ‘new Carl Frampton’ ready to step up to world-championship level

“Throughout my amateur career, the higher the level I went to, the better I got,” says Ryan Burnett.

# ryan-burnett - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Dubliner Stephen Ormond will have a world title shot on the line in his next fight

‘The Rock’ fights in an IBF world title eliminator in Las Vegas on 5 August.

# ryan-burnett - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'Three fights and then he's ready': Ryan Burnett could be Ireland's next world boxing champion

A Burnett world title fight would be the first in Belfast since Carl Frampton defeated Chris Avalos.

# ryan-burnett - Saturday 4 July, 2015

All of the results from tonight's big pro boxing card in Dublin

Jamie Conlan retained his WBO belt in dramatic fashion, while Ryan Burnett won inside two rounds.