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# boxing - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'Who'd have thought two guys from Smithborough would have Freddie Roach standing in their corner?'
# Farney Goes To Hollywood
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# Farney Goes To Hollywood

'Who'd have thought two guys from Smithborough would have Freddie Roach standing in their corner?'

May 20th 2020, 10:28 PM 21,756 Views 6 Comments

Three ‘ordinary human beings’ from Monaghan have added a boxing legend to their arsenal as they try to do something extraordinary halfway across the world.

# boxing - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Tyson Fury plans to emulate Klitschko by dominating heavyweight division until 40
# Longevity
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# Longevity

Tyson Fury plans to emulate Klitschko by dominating heavyweight division until 40

May 19th 2020, 12:53 PM 3,878 Views 4 Comments

‘Why walk away when I’m still young?’ says the undefeated 31-year-old.

# boxing - Sunday 17 May, 2020

How a 16-year-old with no boxing experience went from idolising Katie Taylor to competing with her
# Dreams
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# Dreams

How a 16-year-old with no boxing experience went from idolising Katie Taylor to competing with her

May 17th 2020, 7:30 AM 7,230 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Gráinne Walsh discusses her circuitous sporting journey.

# boxing - Friday 15 May, 2020

Katie Taylor could feature, as Eddie Hearn hopes to bring boxing back at Matchroom headquarters
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

Katie Taylor could feature, as Eddie Hearn hopes to bring boxing back at Matchroom headquarters

May 15th 2020, 11:21 PM 2,357 Views 1 Comment

The British Boxing Board of Control indicated bouts can return in two months’ time subject to a series of strict regulations.

# boxing - Monday 11 May, 2020

Serrano preparing to face four people - 'the three judges and Katie Taylor' - in women's superfight
# Planting The Seed
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# Planting The Seed

Serrano preparing to face four people - 'the three judges and Katie Taylor' - in women's superfight

May 11th 2020, 6:01 PM 5,861 Views 6 Comments

‘Whatever she brings, I’ll be able to bring it harder,’ said the seven-time world champion from Puerto Rico.

# boxing - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

AIBA move 2021 World Boxing Championships from New Delhi to Belgrade due to pay dispute
# Jokeshop
From The42
# Jokeshop

AIBA move 2021 World Boxing Championships from New Delhi to Belgrade due to pay dispute

Apr 28th 2020, 10:06 PM 2,035 Views 2 Comments

The Boxing Federation of India claim they were unable to pay the host fee because AIBA’s bank account was frozen.

# boxing - Monday 27 April, 2020

'Here I am at the Olympics, halfway through the 1st round, and I'm thinking: 'What the 'f*** is going on?''
# Shadow Of Sydney
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# Shadow Of Sydney

'Here I am at the Olympics, halfway through the 1st round, and I'm thinking: 'What the 'f*** is going on?''

Apr 27th 2020, 8:03 PM 32,743 Views 11 Comments

Ireland’s only boxer at the 2000 Olympics, Cork’s Michael Roche, reveals why his 16-year dream turned into a nightmare, and how it followed him home from Sydney.

# boxing - Monday 6 April, 2020

Shields believes Serrano's 'god-given power' will see her past Taylor in superfight
# PREDICTION
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# PREDICTION

Shields believes Serrano's 'god-given power' will see her past Taylor in superfight

Apr 6th 2020, 4:12 PM 7,353 Views 7 Comments

Claressa Shields predicts Amanda Serrano v Katie Taylor will work out 60:40 in the Puerto Rican’s favour.

# boxing - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'I feel like my whole life has been in quarantine' - Taylor working from home ahead of new fight date
# In The Basement
From The42
# In The Basement

'I feel like my whole life has been in quarantine' - Taylor working from home ahead of new fight date

Mar 31st 2020, 4:17 PM 4,244 Views 2 Comments

‘I said to my family: ‘You realise you’ve already been in isolation so much when you have to go into quarantine and nothing about your personal life changes.”

# boxing - Monday 30 March, 2020

Saunders has licence suspended while his promoter Hearn admits he was 'appalled' by video
# Idiotic
From The42
# Idiotic

Saunders has licence suspended while his promoter Hearn admits he was 'appalled' by video

Mar 30th 2020, 2:55 PM 9,811 Views 18 Comments

Eddie Hearn slammed his fighter’s video which made light of domestic violence, saying: ‘It’s one step forward, four steps back with Billy Joe Saunders.’

Katie Taylor's blockbuster fight with seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano is off
# By The Wayside
From The42
# By The Wayside

Katie Taylor's blockbuster fight with seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano is off

Mar 30th 2020, 12:40 PM 13,243 Views 7 Comments

Promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed that the 2 May card in Manchester, which included Dillian Whyte versus Alexander Povetkin as the co-main event, has been postponed.

# boxing - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Billy Joe Saunders says sorry for clip giving 'advice' on hitting women
# Apology
From The42
# Apology

Billy Joe Saunders says sorry for clip giving 'advice' on hitting women

Mar 29th 2020, 9:44 AM 14,967 Views 21 Comments

The 30-year-old was subject to intense criticism for his comments.

# boxing - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Hearn to donate 200 tickets for every boxing show to UK's NHS workers
# Fighting Pride
From The42
# Fighting Pride

Hearn to donate 200 tickets for every boxing show to UK's NHS workers

Mar 28th 2020, 6:10 PM 5,282 Views 2 Comments

For a year after boxing resumes, 200 tickets for every Matchroom show will be reserved for NHS staff, who will be able to attend for free.

# boxing - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Katie Taylor's showdown with Amanda Serrano set to be postponed
# Waiting Longer
From The42
# Waiting Longer

Katie Taylor's showdown with Amanda Serrano set to be postponed

Mar 24th 2020, 2:11 PM 1,759 Views 0 Comments

Confirmation will be made this week, with promoter Eddie Hearn set to hit pause on all boxing events until the summer at least.

# boxing - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Carl Frampton doubts June title fight will go ahead
# The Jackal
From The42
# The Jackal

Carl Frampton doubts June title fight will go ahead

Mar 21st 2020, 9:23 AM 2,499 Views 2 Comments

The 33-year-old has been training on his own at home.

# boxing - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Tractors, hypnotists, and 'what are we doing in a cowshed?' - Sky Sports in Millstreet, 25 years on
# Collins V Eubank
From The42
# Collins V Eubank

Tractors, hypnotists, and 'what are we doing in a cowshed?' - Sky Sports in Millstreet, 25 years on

Mar 18th 2020, 10:51 PM 29,708 Views 16 Comments

Sky Sports’ head of boxing recalls Steve Collins’ 1995 upset win over Chris Eubank, and the local businessman who became ‘the star of the show’.

# boxing - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

Roger Mayweather dies aged 58
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Roger Mayweather dies aged 58

Mar 17th 2020, 9:01 PM 18,928 Views 3 Comments

He was a former world champion in addition to being the uncle and trainer of Floyd Mayweather.

# boxing - Monday 16 March, 2020

Tyson Fury’s promoters cast doubt on unification fight with Anthony Joshua
# Heavyweight Clash
From The42
# Heavyweight Clash

Tyson Fury’s promoters cast doubt on unification fight with Anthony Joshua

Mar 16th 2020, 8:30 PM 10,313 Views 6 Comments

Joshua is set to face Kubrat Pulev at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20.

Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 8:15 PM 5,868 Views 3 Comments

The ‘Wee Rooster’ is off to Tokyo after dominating a barnburner versus his teak-tough Hungarian opponent.

Olympic boxing qualifiers in London to be suspended after tonight's action
# Omnishambles
From The42
# Omnishambles

Olympic boxing qualifiers in London to be suspended after tonight's action

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 6:50 PM 3,554 Views 1 Comment

The decision comes less than 24 hours after the IOC’s Boxing Task Force moved the competition behind closed doors.

# boxing - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Brennan, Bates and Afanasev march on as Irish boxers make strong start to Olympic qualifiers
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Brennan, Bates and Afanasev march on as Irish boxers make strong start to Olympic qualifiers

Updated Mar 15th 2020, 9:45 PM 6,606 Views 1 Comment

Three Irish fighters progressed to the next round of qualifiers in London, although there was no joy for Christina Desmond who bowed out to the Italian third seed.

Tyson Fury dons fancy dress for run as allegations surface about 2015 drug case
# Scrutiny
From The42
# Scrutiny

Tyson Fury dons fancy dress for run as allegations surface about 2015 drug case

Mar 15th 2020, 3:18 PM 10,029 Views 5 Comments

The boxer posted a picture of him in a Batman costume after a planned half marathon was cancelled.

# boxing - Saturday 14 March, 2020

'It was hard in a personal sense' - Donovan aiming for Sky Sports nights after parting with promoter and friend
# All Good Things
From The42
# All Good Things

'It was hard in a personal sense' - Donovan aiming for Sky Sports nights after parting with promoter and friend

Mar 14th 2020, 9:00 AM 6,091 Views 1 Comment

‘I talk to kids about being brave and taking a chance… And I don’t want to be here in 12, 18 months thinking, ‘I wonder how I would have gotten on…”

# boxing - Friday 13 March, 2020

Hearn not keen on fights behind closed doors but accepts he may have to explore the option
# Boxed Out
From The42
# Boxed Out

Hearn not keen on fights behind closed doors but accepts he may have to explore the option

Mar 13th 2020, 8:52 PM 3,950 Views 4 Comments

The British promoter hopes upcoming shows will be unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Belfast star Cacace signs with Warren after breakout victory
# The Apache
From The42
# The Apache

Belfast star Cacace signs with Warren after breakout victory

Mar 13th 2020, 3:20 PM 2,459 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old has signed his first promotional deal after a thrilling British-title victory over Sam Bowen in November.

Michael Conlan's St Patrick's Day fight postponed
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Michael Conlan's St Patrick's Day fight postponed

Mar 13th 2020, 7:52 AM 9,925 Views 3 Comments

Top Rank Boxing has decided to postpone two scheduled events at Madison Square Garden over the coming days.

# boxing - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Conlan's St Patrick's Day fight at Madison Square Garden to take place behind closed doors
# Quieter Affair
From The42
# Quieter Affair

Conlan's St Patrick's Day fight at Madison Square Garden to take place behind closed doors

Mar 12th 2020, 5:43 PM 3,371 Views 0 Comments

The traditional sea of green will be absent this time around when the former Irish Olympic star fights at MSG on St Patrick’s Day.

Persoon's inclusion a talking point as Ireland's boxers bid for Olympic qualification
# Belgian Twist
From The42
# Belgian Twist

Persoon's inclusion a talking point as Ireland's boxers bid for Olympic qualification

Mar 12th 2020, 8:00 AM 4,250 Views 0 Comments

The 35-year-old, who gave Katie Taylor hell in the professional ring last June, could wind up facing Kellie Harrington in London.

# boxing - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Usyk to continue heavyweight campaign against Chisora in London
# Test
From The42
# Test

Usyk to continue heavyweight campaign against Chisora in London

Mar 11th 2020, 6:04 PM 3,925 Views 4 Comments

The undefeated former undisputed cruiserweight world champion will return to the UK as he steps up his bid to become a two-weight king.

# boxing - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Olympic boxing qualifiers, complete with Italian team, due to take place in London as scheduled
# Box On
From The42
# Box On

Olympic boxing qualifiers, complete with Italian team, due to take place in London as scheduled

Mar 10th 2020, 6:41 PM 2,288 Views 1 Comment

The IOC says its Boxing Task Force will continue to consult with its medical professionals and will adhere to any advice from relevant national health institutions.

# boxing - Monday 9 March, 2020

Boxing promoter and bookmaker Barney Eastwood dies
# Thank You Mr Eastwood
From The42
# Thank You Mr Eastwood

Boxing promoter and bookmaker Barney Eastwood dies

Mar 9th 2020, 6:43 PM 52,856 Views 15 Comments

The entrepreneur became a household name as the manager of world champion fighter Barry McGuigan – a relationship that ultimately ended in acrimony.

# boxing - Saturday 7 March, 2020

'Katie feels like she's been disrespected by Serrano' - Taylor finally gets her chance to silence her rival
# Needle
From The42
# Needle

'Katie feels like she's been disrespected by Serrano' - Taylor finally gets her chance to silence her rival

Mar 7th 2020, 7:45 AM 11,836 Views 3 Comments

Katie Taylor versus Amanda Serrano for the undisputed lightweight title: a fight with plenty of needle and a fight to move the needle.

# boxing - Friday 6 March, 2020

'I don't know what to say, I'm so upset' - Doheny suffers shock defeat in Dubai
# Disaster
From The42
# Disaster

'I don't know what to say, I'm so upset' - Doheny suffers shock defeat in Dubai

Mar 6th 2020, 6:36 PM 18,973 Views 2 Comments

Portlaoise’s former world champion was beaten via unanimous decision by unheralded Romanian Ionut Baluta.

# boxing - Monday 2 March, 2020

Sports streaming giant DAZN to launch in Ireland, and globally, in May
# Major Move
From The42
# Major Move

Sports streaming giant DAZN to launch in Ireland, and globally, in May

Mar 2nd 2020, 2:28 PM 6,631 Views 9 Comments

The ‘Netflix of sport’ has confirmed its expansion plan, phase one of which will focus on boxing as it has in America.

Joshua closing in on Pulev scrap at Tottenham Stadium
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Joshua closing in on Pulev scrap at Tottenham Stadium

Mar 2nd 2020, 12:42 PM 5,885 Views 5 Comments

The 38-year-old Bulgarian claimed in a Facebook post that he has signed a deal to face the unified champion.

# boxing - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Garcia sets sights on Pacquiao and Spence after seeing off Vargas
# Options
From The42
# Options

Garcia sets sights on Pacquiao and Spence after seeing off Vargas

Mar 1st 2020, 9:09 AM 3,834 Views 0 Comments

The American was back at welterweight after last year’s loss against Errol Spence Jr.

# boxing - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'The war has just begun' - Wilder vows he will 'rise again' after Fury defeat
# Bronze Bomber
From The42
# Bronze Bomber

'The war has just begun' - Wilder vows he will 'rise again' after Fury defeat

Feb 29th 2020, 11:16 AM 9,884 Views 9 Comments

Breaking his social media silence, Wilder looks to be eager for a trilogy fight against WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.

# boxing - Friday 28 February, 2020

Confirmation of Braekhus and McCaskill fight could have knock-on effect for Taylor
# Date Set
From The42
# Date Set

Confirmation of Braekhus and McCaskill fight could have knock-on effect for Taylor

Feb 28th 2020, 8:20 PM 3,362 Views 0 Comments

The fight will be on the undercard of the Regis Prograis and Maurice Hooker main event.

# boxing - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Wilder urged to accept rematch pay-off that would open the door for Fury-Joshua
# Unification Bout
From The42
# Unification Bout

Wilder urged to accept rematch pay-off that would open the door for Fury-Joshua

Feb 27th 2020, 5:18 PM 13,412 Views 23 Comments

Promoter Frank Warren is hoping the American fighter takes the offer.

# boxing - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Ireland's youngest pro boxer James Power relocates to LA to pursue American dream
# Going Back To Cali
From The42
# Going Back To Cali

Ireland's youngest pro boxer James Power relocates to LA to pursue American dream

Feb 25th 2020, 2:15 PM 6,179 Views 0 Comments

The 18-year-old Cork man joins Jason Quigley and the McKenna brothers on Sheer Sports’ books.