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# boxing - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Fury outclasses Wilder with seventh-round stoppage to win heavyweight title
# And The New...
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# And The New...

Fury outclasses Wilder with seventh-round stoppage to win heavyweight title

Feb 23rd 2020, 5:57 AM 33,893 Views 53 Comments

Fury wins WBC showdown in Vegas as Wilder’s corner throw in the towel.

# boxing - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Fury and Wilder each weigh in well over a stone heavier than for original fight
# Massive
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# Massive

Fury and Wilder each weigh in well over a stone heavier than for original fight

Feb 22nd 2020, 9:29 AM 12,615 Views 14 Comments

Fury will take into the ring a 42-pound advantage over Wilder, if indeed it is an advantage at all.

# boxing - Friday 21 February, 2020

2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22
# Shock
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# Shock

2019 European medallist Regan Buckley retires from boxing aged 22

Feb 21st 2020, 9:46 AM 6,671 Views 5 Comments

The Bray man cited financial reasons, and his not being selected for March’s Tokyo 2020 qualifiers, as cause to hang up his gloves.

# boxing - Monday 17 February, 2020

Portlaoise's former world champion Doheny to return to action in Dubai
# The Power
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# The Power

Portlaoise's former world champion Doheny to return to action in Dubai

Feb 17th 2020, 10:48 AM 2,879 Views 0 Comments

The 33-year-old Portlaoise man will look to dust off some cobwebs before making another world-title tilt later in the year.

# boxing - Saturday 15 February, 2020

McKenna brothers join forces with legendary trainer Freddie Roach
# What A Move
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# What A Move

McKenna brothers join forces with legendary trainer Freddie Roach

Feb 15th 2020, 12:04 AM 6,704 Views 1 Comment

The Hall-of-Fame trainer will take the Smithborough siblings under his wing at his Wild Card gym in Hollywood.

# boxing - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'Monster' Inoue to make US debut in unification clash with fellow three-weight world champion
# Going Mainstream
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# Going Mainstream

'Monster' Inoue to make US debut in unification clash with fellow three-weight world champion

Feb 13th 2020, 6:27 PM 5,094 Views 4 Comments

The Japanese star will face Johnriel Casemiro of the Philippines at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, on 25 April.

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier
# London Calling
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# London Calling

13-strong Irish boxing team announced for 2020 Olympic qualifier

Feb 13th 2020, 10:35 AM 3,112 Views 0 Comments

Tickets to Tokyo are on the line in London in March.

# boxing - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

World champion Warrington splits with Warren and re-signs with former promoter Hearn
# Back To The Future
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# Back To The Future

World champion Warrington splits with Warren and re-signs with former promoter Hearn

Updated Feb 12th 2020, 3:21 PM 4,080 Views 8 Comments

‘I am happy to say that we delivered for Josh on every level and helped him realise his goals in the sport,’ said Warren in a statement.

'The one thing they never did was hit me... They knew I'd hit them back'
# Divil A Fear
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# Divil A Fear

'The one thing they never did was hit me... They knew I'd hit them back'

Feb 12th 2020, 2:50 PM 27,283 Views 3 Comments

Katelynn Phelan, 19, took her inspiration not from Bray, but from Brooklyn, and wants to blaze a trail down a road less travelled.

# boxing - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Anthony Joshua set for homecoming fight
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

Anthony Joshua set for homecoming fight

Feb 6th 2020, 10:46 PM 6,825 Views 7 Comments

The heavyweight champion is close to agreeing a deal to compete at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

# boxing - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Serrano on Taylor: 'She's average... She's not no superhero like everyone paints her to be'
# Shots Fired
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# Shots Fired

Serrano on Taylor: 'She's average... She's not no superhero like everyone paints her to be'

Feb 5th 2020, 8:01 PM 12,871 Views 7 Comments

‘There’s nothing really to her,’ said the Puerto Rican puncher, who is set to meet her Irish adversary this spring.

# boxing - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Conlan to continue Madison Square Garden tradition in clash with Colombian
# Tuesday Night Fights
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# Tuesday Night Fights

Conlan to continue Madison Square Garden tradition in clash with Colombian

Feb 4th 2020, 9:05 PM 5,811 Views 1 Comment

The unbeaten Irish featherweight will face Belmar Preciado in front of a sea of green at MSG on Tuesday, 17 March.

Katie Taylor's 'Super Bowl of women's boxing' may land closer to home than expected
# 50 50
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# 50 50

Katie Taylor's 'Super Bowl of women's boxing' may land closer to home than expected

Feb 4th 2020, 8:35 PM 16,683 Views 6 Comments

Taylor and longtime rival, seven-weight world champion Amanda Serrano, could clash in London for the Irishwoman’s undisputed title.

# boxing - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Sensational Cully seizes Irish title inside a round, while Olympian Joyce beats former world champ
# One And Done
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# One And Done

Sensational Cully seizes Irish title inside a round, while Olympian Joyce beats former world champ

Feb 2nd 2020, 1:03 PM 6,067 Views 1 Comment

Hometown hero Sean McComb also picked up a career-best victory.

Donovan underlines European title credentials with dazzling display
# Closing In
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# Closing In

Donovan underlines European title credentials with dazzling display

Feb 2nd 2020, 9:37 AM 6,552 Views 6 Comments

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ moved to 12-0(7KOs) as he inflicted a first stoppage defeat over an opponent who had previously fought Ryan Burnett.

# boxing - Friday 31 January, 2020

Disappointment for Dubliner Keeler as Andrade dominates Irish 'warrior' in Miami title fight
# Hard Luke
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# Hard Luke

Disappointment for Dubliner Keeler as Andrade dominates Irish 'warrior' in Miami title fight

Jan 31st 2020, 8:16 AM 4,279 Views 0 Comments

‘Cool Hand’ Keeler’s bid to become the WBO welterweight champion ended in defeat.

'You start to realise: ‘Holy f***, I can’t keep reinventing myself... I can’t keep doing this’
# Battling The Bottle
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# Battling The Bottle

'You start to realise: ‘Holy f***, I can’t keep reinventing myself... I can’t keep doing this’

Jan 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 10,641 Views 3 Comments

Eric Donovan sheds light on his war with alcohol and drug abuse ahead of his return to the professional boxing ring this Saturday.

# boxing - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Aaron McKenna's first fight of 2020 booked for March
# The Silencer
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# The Silencer

Aaron McKenna's first fight of 2020 booked for March

Jan 28th 2020, 8:49 PM 4,855 Views 3 Comments

The 20-year-old will look to move to 11-0 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, in eight weeks’ time.

# boxing - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Harrington edged by rival Potkonen in Strandja decider
# Close One
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# Close One

Harrington edged by rival Potkonen in Strandja decider

Jan 25th 2020, 4:13 PM 6,005 Views 5 Comments

The Dubliner didn’t appear impressed by the decision, but could well meet Potkonen again for higher stakes as the year progresses.

# boxing - Friday 24 January, 2020

Harrington and Irish scourge Potkonen to square off for gold in potential Olympic precursor
# Cream Of The Crop
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# Cream Of The Crop

Harrington and Irish scourge Potkonen to square off for gold in potential Olympic precursor

Jan 24th 2020, 3:50 PM 2,959 Views 0 Comments

The Finn holds two victories over former world champion Harrington since she eliminated Katie Taylor from Rio 2016.

Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California
# Winning
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# Winning

Ireland's Jason Quigley prevails in California

Jan 24th 2020, 9:32 AM 6,584 Views 2 Comments

The Donegal native secured a third-round stoppage victory over Mexico’s Fernando Marin.

# boxing - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Shields expects Braekhus to take 'easier' fight with Taylor in undisputed champion triangle
# Game Of Thrones
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# Game Of Thrones

Shields expects Braekhus to take 'easier' fight with Taylor in undisputed champion triangle

Jan 21st 2020, 6:06 PM 10,315 Views 2 Comments

‘In my opinion, Katie Taylor is going to beat her, but she will not knock Cecilia Braekhus out. And Cecilia can live with that.’

# boxing - Friday 17 January, 2020

Jono Carroll to face Scott Quigg in Manchester headliner
# Ireland V England
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# Ireland V England

Jono Carroll to face Scott Quigg in Manchester headliner

Jan 17th 2020, 4:19 PM 3,575 Views 1 Comment

The Dubliner will face Bury’s Quigg in a Matchroom Boxing main event live on Sky Sports on 7 March.

# boxing - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Spike O’Sullivan stopped in 11th round of gallant effort against Munguia
# Out On His Shield
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# Out On His Shield

Spike O’Sullivan stopped in 11th round of gallant effort against Munguia

Jan 12th 2020, 10:29 AM 15,248 Views 13 Comments

The Cork man hurt Munguia in the third before the Mexican seized control of a gruelling fight.

# boxing - Saturday 11 January, 2020

The quiet man in Katie Taylor's corner
# Ross The Boss
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# Ross The Boss

The quiet man in Katie Taylor's corner

Jan 11th 2020, 10:00 AM 40,410 Views 8 Comments

Ross Enamait used to work for an investment management company. Now, he trains one of his biggest fans: the undisputed lightweight champion.

Katie Taylor caps memorable 2019 with prestigious Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year award
# Ring Queen
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# Ring Queen

Katie Taylor caps memorable 2019 with prestigious Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year award

Jan 11th 2020, 12:17 AM 14,008 Views 17 Comments

The Bray woman was recognised as the world’s outstanding female boxer after a year in which she became an undisputed and two-weight world champion.

# boxing - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Quigley to continue on comeback trail with second fight in seven weeks
# Next Step
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# Next Step

Quigley to continue on comeback trail with second fight in seven weeks

Jan 8th 2020, 12:25 PM 2,908 Views 3 Comments

‘I’ve seen it in training and I’ve felt it myself: there is a change there and click of things back in place again.’

# boxing - Friday 3 January, 2020

2018 world champion Harrington to return to the ring after seven-month injury lay-off
# This Is My Comeback Girl
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# This Is My Comeback Girl

2018 world champion Harrington to return to the ring after seven-month injury lay-off

Jan 3rd 2020, 5:01 PM 2,499 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner broke her thumb twice in 2019.

# boxing - Friday 27 December, 2019

Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch confirmed for early 2020
# OFFICIAL
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# OFFICIAL

Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder rematch confirmed for early 2020

Dec 27th 2019, 5:40 PM 6,053 Views 3 Comments

The two fighters will compete against one another in Las Vegas this February.

# boxing - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

'The hunger strikes had begun just as Barry McGuigan started training for his professional debut'
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

'The hunger strikes had begun just as Barry McGuigan started training for his professional debut'

Dec 25th 2019, 9:30 PM 16,704 Views 9 Comments

Donald McRae looks at the early days of the acclaimed Irish boxer and the background from which he came.

# boxing - Monday 23 December, 2019

Fury and new trainer an 'excellent match' ahead of Wilder rematch
# Corner Man
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# Corner Man

Fury and new trainer an 'excellent match' ahead of Wilder rematch

Dec 23rd 2019, 3:35 PM 9,446 Views 0 Comments

Andy Lee feels a change in trainer will lead to a different mindset for Tyson Fury when he faces Deontay Wilder again in 2020.

# boxing - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Chavez Jr quits on his stool after five rounds against Danny Jacobs
# NO MAS
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# NO MAS

Chavez Jr quits on his stool after five rounds against Danny Jacobs

Dec 21st 2019, 11:00 AM 25,085 Views 4 Comments

“It wasn’t my debut at super-middleweight because this is so disrespectful,” said Jacobs.

# boxing - Friday 20 December, 2019

Andy Lee's Top Rank prospect Paddy Donovan scores another knockout in Bolton
# Good Night
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# Good Night

Andy Lee's Top Rank prospect Paddy Donovan scores another knockout in Bolton

Dec 20th 2019, 8:13 PM 9,675 Views 2 Comments

The 20-year-old is now 3-0(2KOs) as a professional and will make his US debut in New York in March.

Brook to end 14-month ring absence in February fight with DeLuca
# Special K
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# Special K

Brook to end 14-month ring absence in February fight with DeLuca

Dec 20th 2019, 6:19 PM 3,622 Views 0 Comments

The former world champion admitted experiencing some ‘dark times’ while away from the ring, but believes he still has more to give

# boxing - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Headstone finally erected for African-American boxing great who died in Galway in 1818
# Breaker Of Chains
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# Breaker Of Chains

Headstone finally erected for African-American boxing great who died in Galway in 1818

Dec 18th 2019, 7:43 PM 9,553 Views 3 Comments

Tom Molineaux died penniless and sick in Galway after a pioneering prizefighting career, and was buried in an unmarked grave.

Fury adds Andy Lee to training setup ahead of Wilder rematch
# Making Moves
From The42
# Making Moves

Fury adds Andy Lee to training setup ahead of Wilder rematch

Dec 18th 2019, 3:16 PM 10,241 Views 3 Comments

Lee, a cousin of Fury’s, will assist Sugar Hill as The Gypsy King prepares for a sequel with the American.

Joshua questions his own public offer to spar Fury, but remains keen to learn and lend a hand
# Enemy Of My Enemy
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# Enemy Of My Enemy

Joshua questions his own public offer to spar Fury, but remains keen to learn and lend a hand

Dec 18th 2019, 2:21 PM 9,118 Views 3 Comments

The chance to spar with Tyson Fury ahead of his rematch with Deontay Wilder is one Anthony Joshua believes would benefit both Britons.

Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim
# Damages
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# Damages

Boxer Adrien Broner ordered to pay almost $830,000 to sexual assault victim

Dec 18th 2019, 1:10 PM 7,628 Views 6 Comments

The former four-weight world champion must pay punitive damages, compensation and legal fees following the civil lawsuit.

# boxing - Monday 16 December, 2019

Katie Taylor named American Boxing Writers' Female Fighter of the Year
# Prestige Worldwide
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# Prestige Worldwide

Katie Taylor named American Boxing Writers' Female Fighter of the Year

Dec 16th 2019, 4:22 PM 5,586 Views 18 Comments

The Bray woman follows in the footsteps of Cecilia Braekhus and Claressa Shields in pocketing the BWAA’s Christy Martin Award.

Tyson Fury confirms new trainer after split with Davison
# Sugar Man
From The42
# Sugar Man

Tyson Fury confirms new trainer after split with Davison

Dec 16th 2019, 9:52 AM 7,749 Views 4 Comments

The ‘Gypsy King’ has teamed up with Sugar Hill, a nephew and disciple of the great Emanuel Steward.