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#Boxing

# boxing - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Katie Taylor: 'Tonight was absolutely the best moment of my career'
# High Point
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# High Point

Katie Taylor: 'Tonight was absolutely the best moment of my career'

May 1st 2022, 1:05 PM 68,147 Views 36 Comments

Eddie Hearn is keen on staging a Taylor-Serrano sequel in Ireland.

Katie Taylor comes back from the brink to defeat Amanda Serrano in fight for the ages
# The Legend Continues
From The42
# The Legend Continues

Katie Taylor comes back from the brink to defeat Amanda Serrano in fight for the ages

May 1st 2022, 4:16 AM 174,641 Views 154 Comments

On an electrifying night in New York, the Irish great gritted out a seismic victory over her slightly favoured longtime rival after being badly hurt in the fifth round.

# boxing - Saturday 30 April, 2022

From 'sh****ng it' meeting Katie Taylor as a 14-year-old to fighting on her Madison Square Garden undercard
# Next Gen
From The42
# Next Gen

From 'sh****ng it' meeting Katie Taylor as a 14-year-old to fighting on her Madison Square Garden undercard

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 PM 15,515 Views 4 Comments

Australia’s Skye Nicolson, whose boxing brothers died tragically before she was born, is hellbent on carrying their legacy to new heights.

'I’m coming from the likes of McGuigan, Collins, McCullough... We'll bring that heritage'
# Taylor
From The42
# Taylor

'I’m coming from the likes of McGuigan, Collins, McCullough... We'll bring that heritage'

Apr 30th 2022, 11:00 AM 17,887 Views 2 Comments

Katie Taylor on spending time with Amanda Serrano, being grateful she’s not fighting on a Jake Paul undercard, and comparisons between tonight’s bout and her 2012 Olympic final.

# boxing - Friday 29 April, 2022

Hairs raised and roof lifted at MSG as Taylor and Serrano make weight for title showdown
# Electric
From The42
# Electric

Hairs raised and roof lifted at MSG as Taylor and Serrano make weight for title showdown

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 11:20 PM 57,215 Views 27 Comments

The Irish turned out in force, with plenty of Puerto Rican noise too, as Saturday night’s protagonists faced off on stage.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
From The42
# Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Apr 29th 2022, 5:00 PM 33,721 Views 15 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to the sporting headlines?

Katie Taylor 'couldn't care less' that she's the underdog for the first time in her career
# A Night Of Firsts
From The42
# A Night Of Firsts

Katie Taylor 'couldn't care less' that she's the underdog for the first time in her career

Apr 29th 2022, 4:06 PM 5,014 Views 3 Comments

‘I think we were supposed to be fighting in Eddie Hearn’s backyard during the pandemic, so I think MSG and a packed 20,000 arena… It is a bit better.’

Taylor's coolness, jewellery wagers, and becoming the Irish Ricky Hatton
# Casey On Boxing
From The42
# Casey On Boxing

Taylor's coolness, jewellery wagers, and becoming the Irish Ricky Hatton

Apr 29th 2022, 12:50 PM 46,139 Views 11 Comments

Katie Taylor seems to be operating on a different plane in advance of the biggest fight of her professional career.

# boxing - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

'No amount of money' will tempt Tyson Fury back into the ring
# Mind Made Up
From The42
# Mind Made Up

'No amount of money' will tempt Tyson Fury back into the ring

Apr 27th 2022, 11:01 PM 8,231 Views 10 Comments

The 33-year-old vowed to hang up his gloves after his successful title defence in front of 94,000 fans at Wembley.

'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''
# Dem Apples
From The42
# Dem Apples

'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''

Apr 27th 2022, 10:15 PM 31,333 Views 13 Comments

With MSG almost sold out for Saturday, Eddie Hearn has reiterated that he would be ‘very disappointed’ if Taylor never fights in Ireland as a professional.

Casey on Boxing: Good morning from New York
# New York Giants
From The42
# New York Giants

Casey on Boxing: Good morning from New York

Apr 27th 2022, 9:53 AM 14,490 Views 5 Comments

Gavan Casey touches down in the Big Apple ahead of a mega-fight in the Garden.

Who will win the biggest female fight of all time? Katie Taylor v Amanda Serrano preview
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Who will win the biggest female fight of all time? Katie Taylor v Amanda Serrano preview

Apr 27th 2022, 9:00 AM 9,534 Views 2 Comments

Gavan Casey lays out where Saturday’s headline bout could be won and lost, with the latest William Hill odds.

# boxing - Sunday 24 April, 2022

'Enough is enough' - Fury leans toward retirement after Wembley victory
# Legacy Secured
From The42
# Legacy Secured

'Enough is enough' - Fury leans toward retirement after Wembley victory

Apr 24th 2022, 1:46 PM 8,310 Views 5 Comments

Fury retained his world title against fellow Briton Dillian Whyte and extended his unbeaten record to 33 fights.

# boxing - Friday 22 April, 2022

US police investigating video of Mike Tyson punching airline passenger
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

US police investigating video of Mike Tyson punching airline passenger

Apr 22nd 2022, 9:27 AM 41,754 Views 38 Comments

The mobile phone video shows Tyson leaning over the back of his seat repeatedly striking the unidentified man in the head.

# boxing - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

MTK Global CEO resigns after 'pressure of the last few weeks'
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

MTK Global CEO resigns after 'pressure of the last few weeks'

Apr 19th 2022, 7:53 PM 6,272 Views 0 Comments

Bob Yalen has been leading the boxing management company for four years.

Daniel Kinahan sanctions ‘nowt to do with me’, says Tyson Fury
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Daniel Kinahan sanctions ‘nowt to do with me’, says Tyson Fury

Apr 19th 2022, 6:01 PM 38,769 Views 0 Comments

The world heavyweight champion takes on Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

# boxing - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'
# Perfect Harmony
From The42
# Perfect Harmony

'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'

Apr 13th 2022, 2:34 PM 4,981 Views 0 Comments

Kellie Harrington is ready to take on the world again after a few weeks in which she won Strandja gold, sang on the Late Late, and married her partner Mandy.

Daniel Kinahan in boxing: The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
# Probellum Child
From The42
# Probellum Child

Daniel Kinahan in boxing: The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?

Apr 13th 2022, 9:12 AM 35,826 Views 9 Comments

Boxing figures may disown Kinahan publicly in light of US sanctions but privately, his influence on the sport is unlikely to wane.

# boxing - Saturday 9 April, 2022

'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'
# Survive And Advance
From The42
# Survive And Advance

'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'

Apr 9th 2022, 1:27 PM 18,717 Views 2 Comments

Eric Donovan is ready for one last European title tilt in the ring, but he’s already winning outside of it.

# boxing - Monday 4 April, 2022

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89

Apr 4th 2022, 8:25 PM 5,840 Views 1 Comment

He was once crowned the honorary bantamweight champion of Germany after beating the country’s three previous title-holders inside 12 months.

# boxing - Saturday 2 April, 2022

O'Rourke seeking league glory with Rossies just a week after European boxing gold
# Multi-talented
From The42
# Multi-talented

O'Rourke seeking league glory with Rossies just a week after European boxing gold

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:50 AM 2,723 Views 0 Comments

Boxing will always be my number one sport, but as long as I’m able to keep everything going, I will.’

# boxing - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Ray Moylette falls short in title fight with Dalton Smith in Leeds
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Ray Moylette falls short in title fight with Dalton Smith in Leeds

Mar 26th 2022, 11:17 PM 9,286 Views 3 Comments

The Mayo man’s corner threw in the towel in the final round after two quick fire knockdowns.

# boxing - Friday 25 March, 2022

World heavyweight champion Usyk leaves Ukraine for Joshua rematch preparation
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

World heavyweight champion Usyk leaves Ukraine for Joshua rematch preparation

Mar 25th 2022, 1:29 PM 7,335 Views 2 Comments

The 35-year-old came back to Ukraine to defend his family as soon as Russia invaded his home country on 24 February.

# boxing - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return
# Sonny Delight
From The42
# Sonny Delight

Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return

Mar 23rd 2022, 1:21 PM 22,839 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand’s two-time Rugby World Cup winner and Limerick’s former middleweight world champion teamed up for a short night’s work in Sydney.

# boxing - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships
# Green Fight And Gold
From The42
# Green Fight And Gold

Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:40 PM 3,895 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon senior footballer O’Rourke won a 4-1 split in her 70kg final, while Dubliner Fay was dominant in her 54kg decider.

# boxing - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win

Mar 8th 2022, 9:35 PM 7,355 Views 2 Comments

Sir Lindsay Hoyle is Catterall’s MP in Chorley.

# boxing - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Boxing greats Usyk, Lomachenko and Klitschko brothers taking up arms to defend Ukraine
# Fighters
From The42
# Fighters

Boxing greats Usyk, Lomachenko and Klitschko brothers taking up arms to defend Ukraine

Mar 2nd 2022, 8:30 PM 17,450 Views 12 Comments

The four boxing greats have enlisted in their country’s military as Russia’s invasion continues.

# boxing - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Fury accuses Whyte of showing 'white flag' after press conference no-show
# Mind Games
From The42
# Mind Games

Fury accuses Whyte of showing 'white flag' after press conference no-show

Mar 1st 2022, 4:47 PM 5,487 Views 3 Comments

Fury’s co-promoter Frank Warren was also scathing about Whyte’s “disgraceful” absence.

# boxing - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Ireland's Eric Donovan suffers defeat against two-time Olympic gold medalist
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Ireland's Eric Donovan suffers defeat against two-time Olympic gold medalist

Feb 26th 2022, 10:10 PM 12,025 Views 4 Comments

Earlier on the card, Limerick’s Paddy Donovan, trained by former middleweight world champion Andy Lee, improved his record to 8-0

O'Rourke joins Harrington in claiming gold at prestigious Strandja tournament
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

O'Rourke joins Harrington in claiming gold at prestigious Strandja tournament

Updated Feb 26th 2022, 6:15 PM 6,274 Views 3 Comments

The Tokyo Olympians took gold in Sofia, neither of them losing a fight in the eyes of a single judge all week.

Canelo Alvarez to move up to face undefeated light-heavyweight champ Bivol
# Better Call Saul
From The42
# Better Call Saul

Canelo Alvarez to move up to face undefeated light-heavyweight champ Bivol

Feb 26th 2022, 9:28 AM 4,328 Views 1 Comment

Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) has held the WBA light-heavyweight title since 2016, defending it 10 times.

# boxing - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Harrington and O'Rourke guarantee medals in Sofia
# Strandja Tournament
From The42
# Strandja Tournament

Harrington and O'Rourke guarantee medals in Sofia

Feb 23rd 2022, 4:01 PM 2,814 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic lightweight champion and the 2019 European middleweight champion marched into Friday’s semis with dominant displays.

# boxing - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Tyson Fury announces social media blackout
# Silence
From The42
# Silence

Tyson Fury announces social media blackout

Feb 22nd 2022, 8:42 PM 8,532 Views 2 Comments

The self-styled Gypsy King has vowed to give Dillian Whyte ‘all the respect he deserves’.

Kellie Harrington makes winning return to the ring at Strandja tournament
# Let's Go Champ
From The42
# Let's Go Champ

Kellie Harrington makes winning return to the ring at Strandja tournament

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 7:27 PM 18,198 Views 8 Comments

The Olympic champion was fighting competitively for the first time since her Tokyo final win over Beatriz Ferreira.

# boxing - Friday 18 February, 2022

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur

Feb 18th 2022, 8:28 AM 3,884 Views 6 Comments

The pair traded final barbs ahead of their fight in Manchester this weekend.

# boxing - Monday 7 February, 2022

Katie Taylor sidesteps Serrano’s call for 12 three-minute rounds
# Undisputed
From The42
# Undisputed

Katie Taylor sidesteps Serrano’s call for 12 three-minute rounds

Feb 7th 2022, 7:06 PM 11,180 Views 18 Comments

The pair are due to meet for the undisputed world lightweight crown in New York on 30 April.

# boxing - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Taylor: 'This is going to be a career-defining night... But I have been refined in the fire'
# Meeting The Enemy
From The42
# Meeting The Enemy

Taylor: 'This is going to be a career-defining night... But I have been refined in the fire'

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:44 PM 43,916 Views 14 Comments

Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano stared down for the first time ahead of their 30 April superfight on a hectic media day in New York.

# boxing - Monday 31 January, 2022

Sonny Bill Williams and Andy Lee: An unlikely partnership of world champions
# Brothers With Arms
From The42
# Brothers With Arms

Sonny Bill Williams and Andy Lee: An unlikely partnership of world champions

Jan 31st 2022, 11:55 PM 22,919 Views 4 Comments

A move from rugby league to rugby union in 2008 sparked the New Zealand sporting legend’s interest in boxing – because he found himself a million dollars in debt.

# boxing - Friday 28 January, 2022

Tyson Fury to defend title against Dillian Whyte as Warren wins purse bid
# It's On
From The42
# It's On

Tyson Fury to defend title against Dillian Whyte as Warren wins purse bid

Jan 28th 2022, 9:35 PM 6,151 Views 7 Comments

Promoter Warren says that a venue and date for the fight will be announced in due course.

# boxing - Monday 17 January, 2022

Iran sentences 'boxing champion' to death over protests
# Barbaric
From The42
# Barbaric

Iran sentences 'boxing champion' to death over protests

Jan 17th 2022, 5:56 PM 9,182 Views 5 Comments

The news comes just over a year after the execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari.