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From The42 Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time Tenny

Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time

The hard-hitting Irishman will face Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly on 4 December and will aim to put the big dogs at 135 on notice.

# boxing - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

The qualifier, 'It's not women's boxing - it's just boxing', can be put to bed after Saturday night

With Jane Couch watching on, it was fitting that Katie Taylor and co. put their fists through the glass ceiling at Wembley Arena, of all places.

Canelo to face England's Callum Smith in end-of-year superfight following split with Golden Boy

Eddie Hearn will promote the long-awaited super-middleweight world-title scrap on 19 December.

# boxing - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Monaghan's McKenna brothers to fight on same bill for first time, live on British TV

Older brother Stevie will fight twice in as many weekends while Aaron will dust off the cobwebs at the end of a pandemic-stalled career year.

From The42 Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight Popular

Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight

Meanwhile, in more good news for the 34-year-old Bray native, she has just been named Ring Magazine’s pound-for-pound number one fighter.

# boxing - Saturday 14 November, 2020

From The42 Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout Aaaand Still

Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout

The Irish icon dropped Miriam Gutierrez and hurt in her several rounds but had to settle for an almost-perfect unanimous decision.

# boxing - Thursday 12 November, 2020

From The42 Ex-world champion Frampton settles legal dispute with former manager McGuigan Boxing

Ex-world champion Frampton settles legal dispute with former manager McGuigan

Both parties have welcomed the terms of the confidential settlement.

# boxing - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

From The42 Lee protégé Donovan passes career-toughest test with flying colours Real Deal

Lee protégé Donovan passes career-toughest test with flying colours

The 21-year-old stylishly outpointed a worthy opponent in Wakefield.

From The42 'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like' Boxing

'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like'

Katie Taylor on her free-to-air fight this Saturday, her cultural significance in professional boxing, and the debate over female fighters’ earnings.

# boxing - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

From The42 Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night KT

Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night

Taylor v Gutierrez to be show on Sky Sports Mix as well as YouTube, Facebook and the Sky Sports website.

# boxing - Saturday 31 October, 2020

From The42 McCarthy sees off Belgian to become European cruiserweight champion Mac Attack

McCarthy sees off Belgian to become European cruiserweight champion

‘I’m the roughest, toughest bad boy out of Belfast, and I’m the first black Irish European champion.’

# boxing - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Kildare youngster Phelan earns sensational stoppage win over previously unbeaten German champion

The 20-year-old went into her opponent’s home gym and beat her into submission, earning a career-altering TKO6 victory.

# boxing - Friday 16 October, 2020

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to face Pulev in first fight in a year

Joshua has fought since outpointing Andy Ruiz Jr to regain his titles on 7 December, 2019.

# boxing - Monday 12 October, 2020

Tyson Fury says he has 'moved on' from third fight with Deontay Wilder

A homecoming fight in the UK looks most likely for Fury, ahead of the showdown with Anthony Joshua.

# boxing - Sunday 4 October, 2020

From The42 Kennedy stopped in three rounds by 'The Savage' Babic Bad Night

Kennedy stopped in three rounds by 'The Savage' Babic

The Croatian tasted the third round for the first time as a professional but it was Kennedy who tasted defeat in Milton Keynes.

From The42 Barry Hearn tests positive for coronavirus Positive

Barry Hearn tests positive for coronavirus

Hearn’s son Eddie also returned a positive test last week.

# boxing - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Taylor eyes 'undisputed' clash with Ramirez after facile defence of world titles

The Scot knocked out Thailand’s Apinun Khongsong in the first round in London last night.

From The42 Charlo twins impress in world title bout wins over Rosario and Derevyanchenko Double Take

Charlo twins impress in world title bout wins over Rosario and Derevyanchenko

There were resounding victories for the brothers on last night’s bill at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

# boxing - Saturday 26 September, 2020

From The42 Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year Pac Man

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year

The fight could be staged in the Middle East though a deal is far from agreed.

# boxing - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Katie Taylor to return to the ring in November for mandatory title defence

Taylor will take on unbeaten Spaniard Miriam Gutierrez, promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed.

# boxing - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

From The42 Wexford boxer Kennedy lands high-profile fight on Sky Sports in October Televised

Wexford boxer Kennedy lands high-profile fight on Sky Sports in October

Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing announced Niall Kennedy’s bout against Alen Babic today.

From The42 Whyte handed November rematch with Povetkin after KO loss Part II

Whyte handed November rematch with Povetkin after KO loss

The British heavyweight suffered defeat to the Russian in August.

# boxing - Sunday 6 September, 2020

From The42 Herring sets up Frampton fight after win by DQ over Oquendo Boxing

Herring sets up Frampton fight after win by DQ over Oquendo

Oquendo was disqualified due to a clash of heads that hampered Herring’s vision.

# boxing - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Another KO victory as Monaghan star McKenna maintains unbeaten record closer to home

Some going by the Smithborough sensation.

# boxing - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Stevie McKenna to fight on UK TV for first time next weekend

The former Irish Elite amateur champion has seen his career take a temporary detour during the pandemic.

# boxing - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

From The42 'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind' Boxing

'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind'

Kellie Harrington is ‘training like an animal’ as she targets an Olympic spot next year.

# boxing - Monday 24 August, 2020

Katie Taylor #2 as Ring Magazine release inaugural women's pound-for-pound rankings

Three-weight world champion Claressa Shields tops Ring Magazine’s list.

# boxing - Saturday 22 August, 2020

From The42 Katie Taylor defends her undisputed title in another entertaining nail-biter with Persoon Repeat

Katie Taylor defends her undisputed title in another entertaining nail-biter with Persoon

Delfine Persoon said she believed Taylor deserved her unanimous decision following another close encounter between the two rivals.

For the first time, Taylor enters a fight with as much on the line for her as London 2012

Scrutinous eyes not only from Ireland but from all corners of the globe will be on her performance tonight, the weight of the world on her shoulders.

From The42 'Everybody thought: 'She's a legend, nobody can beat her.' Now, we know it's possible' Bogeywoman

'Everybody thought: 'She's a legend, nobody can beat her.' Now, we know it's possible'

Delfine Persoon sets out to break Irish hearts and become arguably the greatest ever female professional boxer tonight.

# boxing - Friday 21 August, 2020

From The42 Safely on weight, Taylor and Persoon face off for final time before tomorrow's rematch Straightener This post contains videos

Safely on weight, Taylor and Persoon face off for final time before tomorrow's rematch

The Belgian weighed in almost 2.5lbs heavier than she did for their original scrap, but was comfortably under the 135-pound limit.

# boxing - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

'It's been hanging over my head over the last year' - Taylor sets out to avenge her own victory

Ahead of her eagerly anticipated rematch with Delfine Persoon on Saturday, Katie Taylor says she is ‘looking forward to shutting up everyone that has criticised me’.

# boxing - Sunday 16 August, 2020

From The42 McCaskill shocks unbeaten Braekhus to become undisputed welterweight champion Upset

McCaskill shocks unbeaten Braekhus to become undisputed welterweight champion

The American fighter ended her Norwegian opponent’s 36-bout winning streak, a result which is likely to have a knock-on effect for Katie Taylor.

From The42 Frampton and Conlan advertise world title claims with York Hall stoppages Saturday Night's Alright... This post contains videos

Frampton and Conlan advertise world title claims with York Hall stoppages

Frampton stopped Darren Traynor in the seventh, while Conlan stopped Sofiane Takoucht in final round.

# boxing - Saturday 15 August, 2020

From The42 Vicious body shot gives unbeaten Paddy Donovan quick victory Real Deal This post contains videos

Vicious body shot gives unbeaten Paddy Donovan quick victory

Donovan dispatched Des Newton in just over 90 seconds at York Hall.

Donovan cracks mainstream and leaves big impression on Hearn, who vows to bring him back

‘What an individual’, said the Matchroom chief of Donovan, who gained a huge amount in defeat – and indeed all week – at Fight Camp.

# boxing - Friday 14 August, 2020

From The42 Eric Donovan carried out on his shield in eighth-round stoppage Hateful Eighth This post contains videos

Eric Donovan carried out on his shield in eighth-round stoppage

Athy native suffers his pro defeat against Manchester’s Zelfa Barrett.

# boxing - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

From The42 Mike Tyson's comeback fight against Roy Jones Jr postponed until November Pushed Back

Mike Tyson's comeback fight against Roy Jones Jr postponed until November

The 54-year-old was due to take part in an eight-round exhibition bout on 12 September.

# boxing - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

IBF intercontinental title on the line as Eric Donovan's big night gets even bigger

Donovan takes on Zelfa Barrett on 14 August in ‘Matchroom Square Garden’.

# boxing - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Belfast's Tennyson lands British lightweight title in Eddie Hearn's garden

A massive win after an explosive fight.

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