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#Boxing

# boxing - Friday 7 January, 2022

Conlan to challenge Wood for featherweight belt in champion's hometown of Nottingham
# Behind Enemy Lines
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# Behind Enemy Lines

Conlan to challenge Wood for featherweight belt in champion's hometown of Nottingham

Jan 7th 2022, 4:39 PM 6,028 Views 4 Comments

The Belfast man will hope his legion of travelling supporters make Nottingham feel like home on 12 March.

# boxing - Sunday 26 December, 2021

'I would go and spar sometimes with the worst headaches but I was too proud'
# Pain
From The42
# Pain

'I would go and spar sometimes with the worst headaches but I was too proud'

Dec 26th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,818 Views 1 Comment

Read an extract from ‘Damage: The Untold Story of Brain Trauma in Boxing.’

# boxing - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Amanda Serrano dominates common opponent Gutierrez to set up superfight with Katie Taylor
# Held Up Her End
From The42
# Held Up Her End

Amanda Serrano dominates common opponent Gutierrez to set up superfight with Katie Taylor

Dec 19th 2021, 5:21 AM 25,934 Views 7 Comments

The Puerto Rican southpaw dominated the rock-solid Spaniard to pave the way for an April showdown.

# boxing - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Derek Chisora tapes mouth and opts to play music in bizarre press conference
# Character
From The42
# Character

Derek Chisora tapes mouth and opts to play music in bizarre press conference

Dec 16th 2021, 9:08 PM 5,490 Views 2 Comments

The Briton will face New Zealander Joseph Parker in Manchester this weekend.

Galway's three-time Irish Senior champion Kieran Molloy turns professional with Top Rank
# New Venture
From The42
# New Venture

Galway's three-time Irish Senior champion Kieran Molloy turns professional with Top Rank

Dec 16th 2021, 5:28 PM 2,862 Views 0 Comments

The Oughterard BC man joins Michael Conlan, Kurt Walker and the man whom he edged out in the 2019 Senior final, Paddy Donovan, on Bob Arum’s books.

# boxing - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Japan's 'Monster' Inoue defends bantamweight titles in Tokyo
# Tune-up
From The42
# Tune-up

Japan's 'Monster' Inoue defends bantamweight titles in Tokyo

Dec 14th 2021, 1:16 PM 6,499 Views 2 Comments

The pound-for-pound contender secured an eighth-round stoppage of unheralded Thai challenger Aran Dipaen this morning.

# boxing - Sunday 12 December, 2021

First-round stoppage win for Mighty Joe Ward, while Lomachenko overpowers Commey in New York
# Garden Party
From The42
# Garden Party

First-round stoppage win for Mighty Joe Ward, while Lomachenko overpowers Commey in New York

Dec 12th 2021, 9:56 AM 15,457 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Nonito Donaire defended his WBC title with body shot KO of Reymart Gaballo.

# boxing - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Taylor must send not-so-gentle reminder of why she's boss
# Taylor V Sharipova
From The42
# Taylor V Sharipova

Taylor must send not-so-gentle reminder of why she's boss

Dec 11th 2021, 12:00 PM 18,609 Views 5 Comments

The Irish icon can send a message to the boxing world that the rumours of her decline are premature with an impressive victory tonight.

# boxing - Friday 10 December, 2021

Monaghan's Aaron McKenna wins WBC youth world title with 14th pro victory
# Pride Of Smithborough
From The42
# Pride Of Smithborough

Monaghan's Aaron McKenna wins WBC youth world title with 14th pro victory

Dec 10th 2021, 11:08 PM 7,523 Views 2 Comments

Stevie McKenna needed just 68 seconds to stop his opponent on the same card in Crystal Palace, London this evening.

'I've felt real pressure in life... This is just sport' - Agyarko ready to bring the mayhem
# Black Thunder
From The42
# Black Thunder

'I've felt real pressure in life... This is just sport' - Agyarko ready to bring the mayhem

Dec 10th 2021, 7:17 PM 4,481 Views 0 Comments

Belfast’s ‘Black Thunder’ on kickstarting his career, introducing himself to the Irish masses, and why it means so much to fight on the same card as Katie Taylor.

Champion Taylor and challenger Sharipova - bearing a gift - face off for final time before title bout
# Happy Christmas Sure
From The42
# Happy Christmas Sure

Champion Taylor and challenger Sharipova - bearing a gift - face off for final time before title bout

Dec 10th 2021, 2:54 PM 14,081 Views 2 Comments

The champion and challenger safely made weight for tomorrow night’s encounter in Liverpool, but not without another slightly awkward exchange.

'I do remember her coming up to me after that and actually apologising for her comments in London'
# Russian Blues
From The42
# Russian Blues

'I do remember her coming up to me after that and actually apologising for her comments in London'

Dec 10th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,519 Views 1 Comment

Katie Taylor responds to Sofya Ochigava’s recent comments about their 2012 Olympic final and discusses her involvement in a new boxing video game.

# boxing - Thursday 9 December, 2021

'It feels like we're up against this country-backed fighter who has come in on a mission to dethrone Katie'
# We Don't Let This Slip
From The42
# We Don't Let This Slip

'It feels like we're up against this country-backed fighter who has come in on a mission to dethrone Katie'

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 8:02 PM 37,756 Views 10 Comments

With so much on the line for Katie Taylor, Firuza Sharipova and her huge travelling party have spooked Eddie Hearn on Merseyside.

# boxing - Monday 6 December, 2021

Gervonta Davis retains WBA lightweight title with unanimous decision win over Isaac Cruz
# And Still...
From The42
# And Still...

Gervonta Davis retains WBA lightweight title with unanimous decision win over Isaac Cruz

Dec 6th 2021, 12:55 PM 2,186 Views 0 Comments

‘Tank’ went the full 12 rounds for the first time in his professional career after injuring his left hand in Los Angeles.

# boxing - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Haney outboxes Diaz to defend lightweight title - and a showdown with Kambosos may be next
# And Still...
From The42
# And Still...

Haney outboxes Diaz to defend lightweight title - and a showdown with Kambosos may be next

Dec 5th 2021, 9:43 AM 3,328 Views 2 Comments

Unified lightweight champ George Kambosos wants an 80,000-capacity stadium showdown in Australia for the undisputed title.

# boxing - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'
# Appreciate The Concern
From The42
# Appreciate The Concern

Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'

Nov 24th 2021, 11:47 PM 24,586 Views 9 Comments

‘My whole childhood was based around this Olympic dream that I had… But never in a million years did I think I’d be in the position that I’m in now.’

# boxing - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Unbeaten Crawford stops Porter in 10th round to retain welterweight title
# And Still...
From The42
# And Still...

Unbeaten Crawford stops Porter in 10th round to retain welterweight title

Nov 21st 2021, 9:50 AM 6,208 Views 4 Comments

WBO champ Crawford improves his record to a perfect 38-0 with victory over the former two-time champion.

# boxing - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Demetrius Andrade stops Jason Quigley in two rounds to defend his middleweight title
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Demetrius Andrade stops Jason Quigley in two rounds to defend his middleweight title

Nov 20th 2021, 4:36 AM 16,401 Views 1 Comment

The champion made short work of his Irish challenger who was overwhelmed by his speed and accuracy.

'You'll remember Thomas O'Toole's name' - Galway prospect's stunning 1st-round KO catches Hearn's eye
# Kid Dynamite
From The42
# Kid Dynamite

'You'll remember Thomas O'Toole's name' - Galway prospect's stunning 1st-round KO catches Hearn's eye

Nov 20th 2021, 1:03 AM 30,629 Views 0 Comments

The 2019 Irish Elite champion was supposed to be graduating from GMIT today but turned up instead in New Hampshire with a spectacular win.

# boxing - Friday 19 November, 2021

Happiness won't stop Jason Quigley from becoming 'one nasty f***er' during tonight's date with destiny
# The Challenger
From The42
# The Challenger

Happiness won't stop Jason Quigley from becoming 'one nasty f***er' during tonight's date with destiny

Nov 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 26,699 Views 8 Comments

‘There used to be a time when I couldn’t go into a room on my own, I couldn’t be in silence because things would come into my head that I didn’t want to think about.’

# boxing - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Champ Andrade the away fighter on his own turf as he and Quigley make weight for title fight
# Yup Donegal
From The42
# Yup Donegal

Champ Andrade the away fighter on his own turf as he and Quigley make weight for title fight

Nov 18th 2021, 7:17 PM 4,898 Views 0 Comments

The Irish challenger weighed in at 159.8lbs to a cacophony of noise in the American’s neighbouring state.

# boxing - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

IABA banishes Leinster Council, Connacht Council and Dublin Board from association
# It Never Ends
From The42
# It Never Ends

IABA banishes Leinster Council, Connacht Council and Dublin Board from association

Nov 17th 2021, 3:05 PM 4,736 Views 1 Comment

Elected officers from the three dissenting units have had their memberships revoked by the IABA’s Central Council, via an independent panel.

Dennis Hogan rebounds with victory as he begins final world-title push
# Last Dance
From The42
# Last Dance

Dennis Hogan rebounds with victory as he begins final world-title push

Nov 17th 2021, 1:07 PM 4,128 Views 0 Comments

‘The saga continues’, laughed the Kildare man post-fight.

# boxing - Monday 15 November, 2021

'You have these vultures trying to earn off you. I'm not a businesswoman so I'm not into that'
# No To Pro
From The42
# No To Pro

'You have these vultures trying to earn off you. I'm not a businesswoman so I'm not into that'

Nov 15th 2021, 5:00 PM 33,088 Views 6 Comments

Olympic champion Kellie Harrington explains why she’s happy to stay in the amateur ranks.

# boxing - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Taylor to face WBA no.1 contender in final hurdle before potential Serrano superfight
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Taylor to face WBA no.1 contender in final hurdle before potential Serrano superfight

Nov 14th 2021, 11:47 AM 4,867 Views 0 Comments

The fight will take place in Liverpool on Saturday 11 December.

# boxing - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Kiko Martinez stuns Kid Galahad with sixth round knockout From The42

Kiko Martinez stuns Kid Galahad with sixth round knockout

Nov 13th 2021, 11:44 PM 9,772 Views 1 Comment

The fight was stopped six seconds into the sixth round.

Double success for McKenna brothers on Coventry card
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Double success for McKenna brothers on Coventry card

Updated Nov 13th 2021, 10:03 PM 6,989 Views 0 Comments

Earlier, Brett McGinty beat Czech Republic fighter Pavel Albrecht over four rounds.

# boxing - Friday 12 November, 2021

Golovkin returning to the ring for middleweight unification bout with Japanese star Murata
# Triple G
From The42
# Triple G

Golovkin returning to the ring for middleweight unification bout with Japanese star Murata

Nov 12th 2021, 11:30 AM 4,506 Views 0 Comments

The fight, scheduled for 29 December, will be the 39-year-old’s first in over a year.

# boxing - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Irish Olympian Kurt Walker turns professional
# Go Pro
From The42
# Go Pro

Irish Olympian Kurt Walker turns professional

Nov 10th 2021, 2:20 PM 2,926 Views 2 Comments

Walker’s move into the pro ranks with Conlan Boxing and Top Rank has been officially confirmed.

# boxing - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Kelyn Cassidy misses out on World Championship medal but secures state funding for 2022
# Worth The Trip
From The42
# Worth The Trip

Kelyn Cassidy misses out on World Championship medal but secures state funding for 2022

Nov 2nd 2021, 7:51 PM 3,636 Views 0 Comments

The Waterford man was beaten by brilliant Belarusian Aliaksei Alfiorau tonight but his Belgrade campaign will financially aid his future progression.

# boxing - Monday 1 November, 2021

Waterford's Cassidy one win from a World Championship medal after another brilliant win
# Grand Arrival
From The42
# Grand Arrival

Waterford's Cassidy one win from a World Championship medal after another brilliant win

Nov 1st 2021, 9:22 PM 4,894 Views 1 Comment

The Irish champion’s medal bout versus Belarus tomorrow will be worth €20,000 in additional state funding for 2022, and a further €21,000 in prize money.

# boxing - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Dublin heavyweight Carty earns stoppage win on Matchroom undercard in London
# Prospect
From The42
# Prospect

Dublin heavyweight Carty earns stoppage win on Matchroom undercard in London

Oct 30th 2021, 8:45 PM 11,779 Views 2 Comments

The Dillian Whyte-managed, Paschal Collins-trained prospect moves to 2-0(1KO) after seizing an appealing opportunity in London.

Waterford's Kelyn Cassidy defeats Mexican Arriaga to claim Ireland's first win at the Worlds
# On He Goes
From The42
# On He Goes

Waterford's Kelyn Cassidy defeats Mexican Arriaga to claim Ireland's first win at the Worlds

Oct 30th 2021, 3:55 PM 3,605 Views 0 Comments

A young and inexperienced Irish team had suffered only defeat until surprise Irish Elite champion Cassidy progressed to the last 16.

# boxing - Friday 29 October, 2021

Caoimhín Agyarko signs promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom
# Keep An Eye
From The42
# Keep An Eye

Caoimhín Agyarko signs promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom

Oct 29th 2021, 11:35 AM 4,019 Views 1 Comment

‘Black Thunder’ joins Katie Taylor on Hearn’s books and will fight live on DAZN in pursuit of his dream to become the first ever black Irish world champion.

# boxing - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Galway's Hession suffers World Championships defeat in Belgrade
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Galway's Hession suffers World Championships defeat in Belgrade

Oct 28th 2021, 9:53 PM 3,258 Views 0 Comments

The featherweight fell on the wrong side of a spit 3-2 decision.

# boxing - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Double disappointment as two more Irish boxers exit World Championships
# Sucker Punch
From The42
# Sucker Punch

Double disappointment as two more Irish boxers exit World Championships

Oct 26th 2021, 5:12 PM 5,103 Views 0 Comments

Irish captain Sean Mari and Brandon McCarthy both lost in Belgrade on Tuesday.

# boxing - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

'Hopefully that nice call-out showed that you don’t have to be a pr*** to get big fights'
# Shooting His Shot
From The42
# Shooting His Shot

'Hopefully that nice call-out showed that you don’t have to be a pr*** to get big fights'

Oct 20th 2021, 5:48 PM 8,771 Views 1 Comment

Jason Quigley has finally gotten his world-title opportunity, but he has stripped back the emotion while preparing for ‘just another fight’.

# boxing - Monday 18 October, 2021

Dublin heavyweight Thomas Carty set for second professional fight on Whyte-Wallin undercard
# The Bomber
From The42
# The Bomber

Dublin heavyweight Thomas Carty set for second professional fight on Whyte-Wallin undercard

Oct 18th 2021, 7:13 PM 6,629 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old ‘Bomber’ impressed Whyte in sparring during the Briton’s training camp for his upcoming heavyweight title eliminator.

# boxing - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Fury knocks out Wilder in instant classic heavyweight contest
# Fury-Wilder III
From The42
# Fury-Wilder III

Fury knocks out Wilder in instant classic heavyweight contest

Oct 10th 2021, 7:37 AM 23,288 Views 14 Comments

Heavyweight rivals share five knockdowns in total as riveting fight completes their trilogy.

# boxing - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Caoimhín Agyarko: Finding peace and craving war
# What Didn't Kill Him
From The42
# What Didn't Kill Him

Caoimhín Agyarko: Finding peace and craving war

Oct 7th 2021, 8:20 PM 20,016 Views 3 Comments

‘I think the hardest part was not getting revenge. I knew that if I sought revenge, I would have ended up in jail.’