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# boxing - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois
# Full Steam Ahead
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# Full Steam Ahead

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois

Updated Tue 4:09 PM 20,633 Views 13 Comments

The Dubliner was a cut above the Englishwoman and will likely be named the top seed for Tokyo, leaving her two fights from an Olympic medal.

# boxing - Monday 7 June, 2021

Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha

Mon 8:41 PM 2,931 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile Kellie Harrington and Michaela Walsh will both box for gold tomorrow after winning their respective semi-finals bouts.

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it
# Brain Trauma
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# Brain Trauma

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it

Mon 10:00 AM 30,112 Views 9 Comments

Journalist and author Tris Dixon on his reasons for writing ‘Damage’.

# boxing - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics
# Family Fortunes
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# Family Fortunes

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics

Jun 6th 2021, 4:09 PM 5,802 Views 2 Comments

The Belfast boxers sealed their places in Tokyo within 45 minutes of each other in Paris.

# boxing - Saturday 5 June, 2021

Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 7:33 PM 7,691 Views 10 Comments

The Dubliner won by unanimous decision against a vaunted French opponent.

# boxing - Friday 4 June, 2021

Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland

Jun 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 5,941 Views 10 Comments

Five out of five for the Irish in Paris. Not a bad start.

# boxing - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN
# Landmark
From The42
# Landmark

Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:06 PM 29,409 Views 16 Comments

The five-year deal marks a shift in the Irish, UK and global boxing landscape, and will see Katie Taylor fight exclusively on DAZN.

'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''
# Turning The Page
From The42
# Turning The Page

'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:35 AM 9,177 Views 0 Comments

After a turbulent 18 months, Jason Quigley kept alive the prospect of turning a good career into a great one and put smiles on faces back home.

# boxing - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro
# Road To Tokyo
From The42
# Road To Tokyo

Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro

Jun 1st 2021, 11:53 AM 7,148 Views 6 Comments

The fighters will compete between 4-8 June for a place at this year’s rescheduled Games.

# boxing - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Jason Quigley edges Mosley Jr in Vegas to land biggest win of his career
# The Hills Are Alive
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# The Hills Are Alive

Jason Quigley edges Mosley Jr in Vegas to land biggest win of his career

May 30th 2021, 10:10 AM 37,196 Views 16 Comments

Quigley wins WBO-NABO belt with a thrilling 97-93, 96-94, 95-95 majority decision.

# boxing - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Undisputed champion Taylor sees off Ramirez to make British boxing history
# Elite Company
From The42
# Elite Company

Undisputed champion Taylor sees off Ramirez to make British boxing history

May 23rd 2021, 10:10 AM 8,542 Views 3 Comments

He’s only the fifth man to be classed undisputed champion since the four-belt era began in 2004.

# boxing - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua fight in doubt due to reported Deontay Wilder ruling
# Twist In The Tale
From The42
# Twist In The Tale

Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua fight in doubt due to reported Deontay Wilder ruling

May 18th 2021, 8:22 AM 8,222 Views 10 Comments

Fury announced this week that the British pair would clash in Saudi Arabia on 14 August.

# boxing - Saturday 15 May, 2021

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival
# Line 'em Up
From The42
# Line 'em Up

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival

May 15th 2021, 9:07 PM 11,950 Views 3 Comments

‘Mac Attack’ stopped Alexandru Jur in the sixth to defend his European title and set up an intriguing Ireland-v-England clash.

# boxing - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman
# Puerto Rico
From The42
# Puerto Rico

Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman

May 4th 2021, 12:25 PM 7,877 Views 0 Comments

The 27-2(17KOs) lightweight is alleged to have kidnapped and killed his lover, Keishla Rodriguez, after she informed him she was pregnant.

# boxing - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California

May 2nd 2021, 10:09 AM 12,936 Views 7 Comments

Ruiz was fighting for the first time since the rematch with Anthony Joshua in December 2019

Joseph Parker, in his first fight under Andy Lee, recovers from knockdown to pip Chisora on points
# Andy's Winning Matches
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# Andy's Winning Matches

Joseph Parker, in his first fight under Andy Lee, recovers from knockdown to pip Chisora on points

May 2nd 2021, 1:02 AM 12,096 Views 3 Comments

The Kiwi began training with Lee in Dublin seven weeks ago.

# boxing - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title
# Champion's Rally
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# Champion's Rally

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title

May 1st 2021, 10:47 PM 77,361 Views 94 Comments

The Irish icon earned a razor-tight unanimous decision over her friend and foe from Liverpool in a modern classic.

Tennyson suffers shock first-round stoppage defeat to Straffon
# Impacto
From The42
# Impacto

Tennyson suffers shock first-round stoppage defeat to Straffon

May 1st 2021, 7:04 PM 6,545 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast puncher was outgunned and halted by the unheralded Mexican, who transformed his career in just over two minutes.

Conlan lands the WBO international super-bantamweight title in London
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Conlan lands the WBO international super-bantamweight title in London

May 1st 2021, 10:05 AM 14,281 Views 6 Comments

Conlan recorded a victory over Romania’s Ionut Baluta.

# boxing - Thursday 29 April, 2021

The story of Maureen Shea, 'The Real Million Dollar Baby'
# Born For The Role
From The42
# Born For The Role

The story of Maureen Shea, 'The Real Million Dollar Baby'

Apr 29th 2021, 11:59 PM 24,395 Views 4 Comments

She has been a fighter all her life and a boxer for over half of it. At 40, she wants Eddie Hearn to give her the world-title shot she deserves.

'Expect Taylor-Jonas to be another classic akin to their Olympic clash'
# Best In The Business
From The42
# Best In The Business

'Expect Taylor-Jonas to be another classic akin to their Olympic clash'

Apr 29th 2021, 5:08 PM 8,961 Views 2 Comments

We preview the undisputed lightweight champion’s long-awaited rematch and Man United’s Premier League meeting with Liverpool on the latest episode of The Punt.

# boxing - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic
# Back To The Future
From The42
# Back To The Future

Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic

Apr 28th 2021, 2:04 PM 9,499 Views 2 Comments

The Irish icon won a thrilling London Olympics quarter-final between them, but the Liverpudlian knows how to tear up a script.

# boxing - Monday 26 April, 2021

'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight
# Warning
From The42
# Warning

'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 11:56 AM 16,813 Views 9 Comments

Natasha Jonas will take on the Irish boxing star this weekend

# boxing - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Conor Benn shocks Samuel Vargas with first-round knockout
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Conor Benn shocks Samuel Vargas with first-round knockout

Apr 10th 2021, 11:18 PM 16,225 Views 7 Comments

The unbeaten 24-year-old called out Amir Khan after the fight.

# boxing - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Carl Frampton retires after Herring stops him in six
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Carl Frampton retires after Herring stops him in six

Apr 3rd 2021, 11:03 PM 14,411 Views 10 Comments

The Jackal had set out hoping to become a three-weight world champion in Dubai.

# boxing - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Son-of-legend Tszyu breaks down Kildare's Hogan in stoppage victory
# A Boy Named Tszyu
From The42
# A Boy Named Tszyu

Son-of-legend Tszyu breaks down Kildare's Hogan in stoppage victory

Mar 31st 2021, 2:07 PM 9,713 Views 2 Comments

The Aussie was in ferocious form as he ironed out a couple of early complications and halted the Irishman.

# boxing - Monday 29 March, 2021

Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck
# Home And Away
From The42
# Home And Away

Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 12:00 PM 22,360 Views 4 Comments

Dennis Hogan faces a make-or-break fight with Aussie ‘second coming’ Tim Tszyu on Wednesday morning, live on eir Sport.

# boxing - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Whyte avenges Povetkin defeat with brutal fourth-round KO
# All Whyte On The Night
From The42
# All Whyte On The Night

Whyte avenges Povetkin defeat with brutal fourth-round KO

Mar 27th 2021, 11:45 PM 9,583 Views 2 Comments

With pressure on his shoulders, Dillian Whyte was able to put in a controlled display in Gibraltar.

# boxing - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Jamie Foxx set to star in Martin Scorsese-backed Mike Tyson biopic
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Jamie Foxx set to star in Martin Scorsese-backed Mike Tyson biopic

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:07 PM 5,388 Views 5 Comments

The television limited series about ‘Iron Mike’ is in development.

# boxing - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Sixth round stoppage brings cruiserweight crown for Okolie
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Sixth round stoppage brings cruiserweight crown for Okolie

Mar 20th 2021, 11:35 PM 3,728 Views 0 Comments

Okolie was in full control against Krzysztof Glowacki.

# boxing - Friday 19 March, 2021

Joe Ward puts right his cruel debut defeat with rematch victory in Puerto Rico
# Reboot
From The42
# Reboot

Joe Ward puts right his cruel debut defeat with rematch victory in Puerto Rico

Mar 19th 2021, 4:06 AM 6,544 Views 1 Comment

The Moate light-heavyweight shut out Marco Delgado on all three judges’ scorecards, improving to 3-1(2KOs) in a pivotal early-career fight.

# boxing - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Ward ready to set record straight after 'long, difficult time' recovering from injury and personal loss
# Mighty Joe
From The42
# Mighty Joe

Ward ready to set record straight after 'long, difficult time' recovering from injury and personal loss

Mar 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 5,870 Views 1 Comment

After a dislocated knee on his ill-fated debut and the recent death of his friend and manager, Joe Ward starts again in earnest on Thursday night.

# boxing - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

High Court dismisses Pete Taylor's bid for injunction over Bray Boxing Club
# Courts
# Courts

High Court dismisses Pete Taylor's bid for injunction over Bray Boxing Club

Mar 16th 2021, 2:38 PM 16,989 Views 0 Comments

Taylor claimed the council is wrongfully trying to evict him and the club from a facility.

# boxing - Sunday 14 March, 2021

McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion
# On Top
From The42
# On Top

McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion

Mar 14th 2021, 11:41 AM 2,918 Views 0 Comments

Jessica McCaskill retained her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO welterweight titles.

Middleweight boxing great Marvin Hagler dies at 66
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Middleweight boxing great Marvin Hagler dies at 66

Mar 14th 2021, 9:07 AM 6,568 Views 11 Comments

“Marvelous” Marvin Hagler fought from 1973 to 1987 and delivered some of the epic bouts in a golden era of the sport.

# boxing - Friday 12 March, 2021

Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua fight is ‘nowhere near’ being finalised
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua fight is ‘nowhere near’ being finalised

Mar 12th 2021, 10:41 AM 3,157 Views 1 Comment

Fury has stopped training while negotiations continue.

# boxing - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Shields makes boxing history in title fight against Dicaire
# Champion
From The42
# Champion

Shields makes boxing history in title fight against Dicaire

Mar 6th 2021, 10:19 AM 5,622 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old retained her WBC and WBO light-middleweight titles.

# boxing - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Canelo crushes Yildirim to retain super middleweight crown, Saunders up next
# KO
From The42
# KO

Canelo crushes Yildirim to retain super middleweight crown, Saunders up next

Feb 28th 2021, 9:21 AM 5,804 Views 1 Comment

The Mexican won by knockout in Miami, and is now eyeing Billy Joe Saunders and the WBO belt.

# boxing - Monday 22 February, 2021

Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return
# Dusting Off
From The42
# Dusting Off

Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return

Feb 22nd 2021, 8:57 PM 2,970 Views 0 Comments

Barnard Dunne’s Irish team are competing in Sofia in preparation for the summer’s final Olympic qualifiers.

# boxing - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO
# Valdez Vidi Vici
From The42
# Valdez Vidi Vici

Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO

Feb 21st 2021, 10:23 AM 9,360 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Valdez takes Miguel Berchelt’s WBC super-featherweight crown in Vegas showdown.

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