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# boxing - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines
# President Pac Man
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# President Pac Man

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines

Sun 3:16 PM 2,910 Views 0 Comments

Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at its national convention on Sunday.

Amir Khan claims US police escorted him off flight for ‘no reason’
# NO KHAN DO
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# NO KHAN DO

Amir Khan claims US police escorted him off flight for ‘no reason’

Sun 9:52 AM 8,695 Views 8 Comments

The 34-year-old boxer alleged he had been ‘banned’ by American Airlines.

# boxing - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Veteran O'Neill defeats prodigy Tucker to reach Elite semis after four years out of the ring
# The Old Dog
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# The Old Dog

Veteran O'Neill defeats prodigy Tucker to reach Elite semis after four years out of the ring

Sat 6:17 PM 5,321 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-boxing great rolled back the years as he reached the 86kg semi-finals.

# boxing - Monday 13 September, 2021

Joshua 'needs to fight' fellow heavyweight champion Fury
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

Joshua 'needs to fight' fellow heavyweight champion Fury

Sep 13th 2021, 7:21 PM 5,174 Views 1 Comment

Between them, the two boxers currently hold all the major versions of the heavyweight world title.

# boxing - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown
# Aaaand Still
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# Aaaand Still

Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown

Sep 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 76,310 Views 59 Comments

Taylor earned a shutout victory on the judges’ scorecards, improving her professional record to 19-0(6KOs).

'Every Christmas, I got a Leeds United jersey and a pair of football boots'
# Land Of Her Father
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# Land Of Her Father

'Every Christmas, I got a Leeds United jersey and a pair of football boots'

Sep 4th 2021, 2:00 PM 35,318 Views 4 Comments

Katie Taylor is embracing the opportunity to fight in her father’s hometown, which she visited with her family throughout her childhood.

# boxing - Friday 3 September, 2021

Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor
# Texas Forever
From The42
# Texas Forever

Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:28 PM 50,761 Views 6 Comments

‘I don’t plan on fighting Katie Taylor’s fight. I don’t plan on standing in front of her and letting her do what she does best.’

Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington
# Marching On
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# Marching On

Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:18 PM 9,152 Views 4 Comments

The undisputed champ and her challenger comfortably made weight for tomorrow night’s world-title contest.

# boxing - Thursday 2 September, 2021

'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'
# The Boss
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# The Boss

'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 36,168 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Hearn wants Katie Taylor to headline at Madison Square Garden versus Amanda Serrano, ‘but we’ve got to get it over the f***ing line.’

# boxing - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Can she end her knockout drought? Preview and tips for Katie Taylor's latest title fight
# William Hill
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# William Hill

Can she end her knockout drought? Preview and tips for Katie Taylor's latest title fight

Sep 1st 2021, 2:52 PM 2,929 Views 2 Comments

The undisputed lightweight champion faces American boxer Jennifer Han in Leeds on Saturday night.

# boxing - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

‘I often thought of writing the IABA a letter and thanking them'
# King Billy
From The42
# King Billy

‘I often thought of writing the IABA a letter and thanking them'

Aug 31st 2021, 11:56 PM 44,326 Views 8 Comments

Billy Walsh sheds light on his acrimonious exit from Irish boxing, ‘killing generals’ in the USA, and a potential future in GAA.

Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'
# Real Recognise Real
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# Real Recognise Real

Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 8:02 PM 22,551 Views 3 Comments

‘The young girls growing up actually watching Kellie win that gold medal: you have no idea what that’s going to do for kids in that area.’

# boxing - Sunday 29 August, 2021

'Visitors for the fight had spent $92 million... What one tourism official compared to four New Year’s Eves'
# Big Money
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# Big Money

'Visitors for the fight had spent $92 million... What one tourism official compared to four New Year’s Eves'

Aug 29th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,352 Views 1 Comment

Read an extract from ‘The War: Hagler-Hearns and Three Rounds for the Ages.’

Brilliant Cacace drops and outclasses Woodstock in BT Sport headliner
# Statement Made
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# Statement Made

Brilliant Cacace drops and outclasses Woodstock in BT Sport headliner

Aug 29th 2021, 12:44 AM 4,850 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast man boxed masterfully at times, hurting his opponent on several occasions as he retained his British title.

# boxing - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Pacquiao 'may not' return to ring after Ugas upset
# Closing Time
From The42
# Closing Time

Pacquiao 'may not' return to ring after Ugas upset

Aug 22nd 2021, 3:09 PM 7,322 Views 5 Comments

The 42-year-old Filipino boxing superstar indicated he now planned to turn his attention to his political career.

'Bonavena’s insult had to be translated, but when Ali heard it he became incensed'
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

'Bonavena’s insult had to be translated, but when Ali heard it he became incensed'

Aug 22nd 2021, 9:00 AM 7,159 Views 5 Comments

Read this passage from ‘Shot at a Brothel’.

Ugas stuns Pacquiao to retain WBA welterweight crown
# Unanimous
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# Unanimous

Ugas stuns Pacquiao to retain WBA welterweight crown

Aug 22nd 2021, 7:30 AM 10,749 Views 2 Comments

In his first fight after a two-year absence from the ring, Pacquiao was made to look every bit of his 42 years.

# boxing - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional
# Options
From The42
# Options

Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional

Aug 17th 2021, 1:21 PM 22,325 Views 11 Comments

The Olympic champion says her next move must suit her partner, Mandy Loughlin, as well as her family.

'A loyalist flute band marched me down the Shankill after I carried the Irish flag. Where was the bitterness?'
# Wayne's World
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# Wayne's World

'A loyalist flute band marched me down the Shankill after I carried the Irish flag. Where was the bitterness?'

Aug 17th 2021, 10:47 AM 113,530 Views 18 Comments

Boxing opened Wayne McCullough’s eyes long before he carried the tricolour at Seoul ’88.

# boxing - Sunday 15 August, 2021

'I assured him there’d be no head shots if he promised to fall down at my signal'
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

'I assured him there’d be no head shots if he promised to fall down at my signal'

Aug 15th 2021, 9:00 AM 8,327 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from ‘(Low)life: A Memoir of Jazz, Fight-fixing, and the Mob’ by Charles Farrell.

# boxing - Saturday 14 August, 2021

In Zaur we trust
# One Of The Greats
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# One Of The Greats

In Zaur we trust

Aug 14th 2021, 10:47 AM 23,644 Views 9 Comments

Kellie Harrington’s Olympic gold medal might be the Georgian’s crowning moment.

# boxing - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Eye injury rules unbeaten Spence Jr out of Pacquiao comeback fight
# Change Of Plan
From The42
# Change Of Plan

Eye injury rules unbeaten Spence Jr out of Pacquiao comeback fight

Aug 11th 2021, 8:28 AM 3,821 Views 1 Comment

Pacquiao, 42, will now face WBA welterweight champion Yordenis Ugas on 21 August.

# boxing - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

'Even before the European qualifiers... I remember going, 'I'm flipping not even in the top 40''
# Bolt From The Blue
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# Bolt From The Blue

'Even before the European qualifiers... I remember going, 'I'm flipping not even in the top 40''

Aug 10th 2021, 8:55 PM 8,609 Views 2 Comments

Aidan Walsh has gone from beaten semi-finalist at the national championships to Olympic medallist in just over two years.

Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone
# Home Sweet Home
From The42
# Home Sweet Home

Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone

Aug 10th 2021, 4:45 PM 31,741 Views 5 Comments

‘Everyone is saying, ‘Ah, you’ve a great community. Your community is fantastic.’ Sure I’m saying that forever, like!’

# boxing - Monday 9 August, 2021

Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?
# Options
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# Options

Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?

Aug 9th 2021, 9:24 PM 24,573 Views 22 Comments

Gavan Casey explores three potential avenues for Ireland’s third Olympic boxing champion, all of which may appeal to her for different reasons.

Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow
# Dublin 1 World Nil
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# Dublin 1 World Nil

Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow

Updated Aug 9th 2021, 8:37 PM 21,692 Views 23 Comments

The bus will take in on its route Portland Row, Harrington’s home street.

Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan
# Options
From The42
# Options

Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan

Aug 9th 2021, 9:57 AM 27,821 Views 20 Comments

And a mega fight with Katie Taylor would be ‘massive’.

# boxing - Sunday 8 August, 2021

'Welcome to the club, champ': Sporting world lines up to pay tribute to Kellie Harrington
# Pride Of Ireland
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# Pride Of Ireland

'Welcome to the club, champ': Sporting world lines up to pay tribute to Kellie Harrington

Aug 8th 2021, 9:50 AM 16,656 Views 5 Comments

Kellie Harrington joined an elite club as she won Olympic lightweight gold for Ireland on Sunday morning.

# boxing - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Brazilian middleweight steals gold medal with stunning late KO of world champion
# Late Drama
From The42
# Late Drama

Brazilian middleweight steals gold medal with stunning late KO of world champion

Aug 7th 2021, 12:19 PM 32,964 Views 5 Comments

Brazil’s Hebert Sousa was heading for defeat until he shocked Oleksandr Khyzhniak.

Michael Conlan drops and decisions teak-tough TJ Doheny in front of 8,000-capacity crowd
# Falls Park
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# Falls Park

Michael Conlan drops and decisions teak-tough TJ Doheny in front of 8,000-capacity crowd

Aug 7th 2021, 12:33 AM 94,754 Views 29 Comments

The Belfast man impressed as he beat Portlaoise’s former world champion by unanimous decision to edge closer to world-title contention.

# boxing - Thursday 5 August, 2021

'Safe but spectacular': Council planning for Kellie Harrington's Dublin homecoming
# Olympics
# Olympics

'Safe but spectacular': Council planning for Kellie Harrington's Dublin homecoming

Aug 5th 2021, 4:43 PM 24,447 Views 18 Comments

The boxer will come back from the Olympics next week with at least a silver medal.

'To have the support of the people back home, to put a smile on the nation's face, it's just great'
# Kellie Harrington
From The42
# Kellie Harrington

'To have the support of the people back home, to put a smile on the nation's face, it's just great'

Aug 5th 2021, 7:58 AM 6,417 Views 7 Comments

The Dublin boxer will fight for a gold medal in Tokyo on Sunday morning.

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic boxing semi-final in Tokyo
# Going For Gold
From The42
# Going For Gold

Kellie Harrington wins Olympic boxing semi-final in Tokyo

Aug 5th 2021, 6:16 AM 53,670 Views 29 Comments

Harrington faced Thai opponent Sudaporn Seesondee.

# boxing - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Kellie Harrington wins quarter-final to secure Olympic bronze medal
# Hakuna Matata
From The42
# Hakuna Matata

Kellie Harrington wins quarter-final to secure Olympic bronze medal

Aug 3rd 2021, 4:58 AM 28,948 Views 12 Comments

The Dubliner was too strong for Algeria’s Imane Khelif.

# boxing - Monday 2 August, 2021

'The hardest thing I've ever done' - Billy Walsh laments role in eliminating Kurt Walker from Olympics
# Emotional
From The42
# Emotional

'The hardest thing I've ever done' - Billy Walsh laments role in eliminating Kurt Walker from Olympics

Aug 2nd 2021, 5:19 PM 68,075 Views 12 Comments

Walsh drafted Walker into Ireland’s High Performance Unit as a 17-year-old in 2012, but trained Duke Ragan to victory over the Irishman in Tokyo.

# boxing - Sunday 1 August, 2021

French boxer stages sit-in protest after Olympic 'injustice'
# Aggrieved
From The42
# Aggrieved

French boxer stages sit-in protest after Olympic 'injustice'

Aug 1st 2021, 10:56 AM 18,843 Views 0 Comments

Mourad Aliev was disqualified in the second round against Britain’s Frazer Clarke for an alleged headbutt.

Kurt Walker narrowly beaten by American opponent in medal fight
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

Kurt Walker narrowly beaten by American opponent in medal fight

Aug 1st 2021, 7:12 AM 8,965 Views 5 Comments

Walker narrowly lost his quarter-final to American Duke Reagan.

# boxing - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury
# Cruel Blow
From The42
# Cruel Blow

Aidan Walsh forced to withdraw from Olympic semi-final due to injury

Jul 31st 2021, 11:43 PM 60,418 Views 54 Comments

The Belfast boxer will still return home with a bronze medal.

# boxing - Friday 30 July, 2021

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win

Updated Jul 30th 2021, 5:26 AM 24,469 Views 12 Comments

Walsh beat Mervin Clair of Mauritius in his quarter-final bout.

Kellie Harrington delivers impressive performance on Olympic debut
# Classy
From The42
# Classy

Kellie Harrington delivers impressive performance on Olympic debut

Jul 30th 2021, 3:35 AM 8,089 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin fighter comfortably saw off the challenge of Italy’s Rebecca Nicoli.

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