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# Boxing

Last year
Eric Donovan announces his retirement from boxing
Donovan’s last fight in September culminated in a thrilling EU featherweight title victory in Belfast.
'Do I look like an idiot?' - Conor Benn blames failed tests on contamination
Benn failed two Vada tests taken in July and September, resulting in the cancellation of his bout with Chris Eubank Jr.
'Stuff of dreams' - Taylor eyes Croke Park homecoming fight ahead of title defence in Wembley
The 36-year-old aims to defend her undisputed lightweight champion status against Argentina’s Karen Elizabeth Carabajal.
Historic day as Harrington, Broadhurst and O'Rourke conquer Europe in style
Ireland won a remarkable three golds, two silvers, and two bronze medals in Budva, Montenegro.
Fury to defend world heavyweight title against Chisora
The bout will take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on 3 December.
Fryers, Harrington and O'Rourke take Ireland's medal tally to magnificent seven
Ireland’s previous record medal haul at a Women’s European Championships was three.
Record-breaking day as Ireland guarantee at least four medals at Europeans
Shannon Sweeney, Michaela Walsh, Amy Broadhurst and Christina Desmond are on the podium, with four more just a win away in Budva.
Bernard Dunne confirmed as India's new high-performance director
Kellie Harrington emerged as an Olympic champion under his guidance and expressed her disappointment at the IABA’s failure to hold onto the Dubliner.
Broadhurst, O'Rourke and Desmond one win away from European medals
It was another successful day for the Irish in Montenegro.
Claressa Shields beats Savannah Marshall to earn undisputed crown
Marshall was beaten unanimously on points, the American winning 97-93 on two cards and 96-94 on the other.
Kellie Harrington books place in European Championship quarter-finals
Earlier on Saturday Belfast duo Carly McNaul and Michaela Walsh earned their place in medal bouts.
Harrington dominates professional knockout artist to get Europeans off to flyer
The Dubliner was too much for former professional world champ and 2019 European silver medallist Maiva Hamadouche in her preliminary bout.
Boxing greats call for trailblazer Gogarty to be honoured with statue
Hall of Famer Christy Martin, whose 1996 bout with Deirdre Gogarty was a major breakthrough for women’s boxing, has voiced her support for the campaign.
Benn-Eubank Jr fight officially postponed after failed drug test
Promoters Matchroom and Wasserman announced that Saturday’s bout at the O2 in London is off.
British Boxing Board of Control say Benn-Eubank Jr fight is ‘prohibited’
Promoters earlier claimed the fight would go ahead despite Benn returning an adverse finding for trace amounts of a fertility drug.
Former boxing champion David Haye cleared of assault charge
The judge ruled that he had no case to answer.
D-day has come and gone – Tyson Fury says proposed Anthony Joshua fight off
Fury said his self-imposed deadline, of 5pm on Monday, for Joshua to sign a contract had passed without news.
Boxing set for Olympic expulsion as IBA backs president Kremlev
The IOC says it is ‘extremely concerned’ by the outcome of an IBA extraordinary congress today.
Eric Donovan digs deep to win EU title in thriller
Earlier, Belfast’s Anthony Cacace earned his own career-best victory over previously unbeaten Italian Michael Magnesi.
Katie Taylor to defend her undisputed lightweight title in London in October
The Bray woman will put her belt on the line against Karen Elizabeth Carabajal.
Saul Alvarez beats Gennady Golovkin by unanimous decision in trilogy fight
The pair embraced in the ring following the bout.
'Medals don't change my life or who I am as a person in any way, shape or form'
Michaela Walsh has her eyes set on the podium at Paris 2024, but ‘everything from this point onwards is a bonus.’
'My son’s life cannot be put in danger. I’ve already lost one' – Chris Eubank Sr
Eubank Jr and Conor Benn are scheduled to meet in a 157lb showdown.
George Foreman sued for alleged sexual assault
The incident took place when the two women were teenagers in the 1970s, according to lawsuits filed in Los Angeles.
Casey on Boxing: The duality of Anthony Joshua, and his exciting-looking third act
Gavan Casey explores what might be next for Joshua following back-to-back defeats to Usyk.
Haney and Kambosos lock in 'do-or-die' October rematch for lightweight crown
Kambosos, 29, says another defeat to Haney could spell the end of his career.
Joshua admits 'I let myself down' with post-fight antics
The 32-year-old’s career appears at a crossroads after Sunday’s second successive defeat to the unbeaten Ukrainian.
Tyson Fury’s cousin stabbed to death in ‘senseless attack’
The boxer said those who carry knives are ‘idiots’ and called for stiffer sentences for those involved in knife crime.
I was mad at myself – Anthony Joshua explains erratic behaviour after defeat
The 6ft 6ins Briton scented victory when he had his opponent hanging on in the ninth round.
'Pinch me' - ex-refugee Ali wins first Saudi women's boxing match in seconds
The British star defeated Crystal Garcia Nova with a crunching cross in the first round.
Oleksandr Usyk defeats Joshua by split decision in world heavyweight title rematch
Usyk outboxed Joshua to set up a potential unification bout with Britain’s Tyson Fury.
Casey on Boxing: Usyk will take Joshua's soul in an event that lacks one
Gavan Casey takes a closer look at Saturday’s heavyweight title showdown in Saudi Arabia.
The former Brian Dillon's man taking on Britain's rising star on the Usyk-Joshua undercard
Petar Nosic has swapped the phone in Abtran for a place on one of the world’s biggest sporting stages this Saturday.
More boxing upheaval as IABA chairman and CEO announce their resignations
Fergal Carruth and Ciaran Kirwan’s decision ‘follows the rejection by delegates of the proposals on good corporate governance at the IABA’s EGM in Roscommon on 10 July.’
Two Pakistan boxers missing in Britain after Commonwealth Games
Suleman Baloch and Nazeerullah Khan failed to show up for the team’s scheduled departure.
Boxing funding cut but Sport Ireland 'a long way from giving up hope' on IABA reform
Irish boxing’s NGB has until mid-September to propose a restructure of its long-maligned governance.
Mike Tyson slams 'slave master' streaming giant for unauthorised drama series about his life
‘Mike’ will stream on Hulu and Disney+ later this month, but Tyson was not consulted on, or compensated for, the dramatic depiction of his early years.
Michael Conlan recovers from first to professional loss to triumph in Belfast
After 10 rounds, all three judges awarded the fight in the 30-year-old’s favour against Miguel Marriaga.
Irish boxer Broadhurst guarantees medal at Commonwealth Games
The Dundalk native was too strong for her Zambian opponent last night.
Trio of Irish boxers guaranteed bronze medals at Commonwealth Games
Michaela Walsh, Aidan Walsh and Dylan Eagleson all came through quarter-finals in Birmingham today.