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# Boxing

Last year
'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''
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
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
Gavan Casey lays out where Saturday’s headline bout could be won and lost, with the latest William Hill odds.
'Enough is enough' - Fury leans toward retirement after Wembley victory
Fury retained his world title against fellow Briton Dillian Whyte and extended his unbeaten record to 33 fights.
US police investigating video of Mike Tyson punching airline passenger
The mobile phone video shows Tyson leaning over the back of his seat repeatedly striking the unidentified man in the head.
MTK Global CEO resigns after 'pressure of the last few weeks'
Bob Yalen has been leading the boxing management company for four years.
Daniel Kinahan sanctions ‘nowt to do with me’, says Tyson Fury
The world heavyweight champion takes on Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.
'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'
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?
Boxing figures may disown Kinahan publicly in light of US sanctions but privately, his influence on the sport is unlikely to wane.
'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'
Eric Donovan is ready for one last European title tilt in the ring, but he’s already winning outside of it.
Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89
He was once crowned the honorary bantamweight champion of Germany after beating the country’s three previous title-holders inside 12 months.
O'Rourke seeking league glory with Rossies just a week after European boxing gold
Boxing will always be my number one sport, but as long as I’m able to keep everything going, I will.’
Ray Moylette falls short in title fight with Dalton Smith in Leeds
The Mayo man’s corner threw in the towel in the final round after two quick fire knockdowns.
World heavyweight champion Usyk leaves Ukraine for Joshua rematch preparation
The 35-year-old came back to Ukraine to defend his family as soon as Russia invaded his home country on 24 February.
Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return
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.
Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships
Roscommon senior footballer O’Rourke won a 4-1 split in her 70kg final, while Dubliner Fay was dominant in her 54kg decider.
Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win
Sir Lindsay Hoyle is Catterall’s MP in Chorley.
Boxing greats Usyk, Lomachenko and Klitschko brothers taking up arms to defend Ukraine
The four boxing greats have enlisted in their country’s military as Russia’s invasion continues.
Fury accuses Whyte of showing 'white flag' after press conference no-show
Fury’s co-promoter Frank Warren was also scathing about Whyte’s “disgraceful” absence.
Ireland's Eric Donovan suffers defeat against two-time Olympic gold medalist
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
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
Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) has held the WBA light-heavyweight title since 2016, defending it 10 times.
Harrington and O'Rourke guarantee medals in Sofia
The Olympic lightweight champion and the 2019 European middleweight champion marched into Friday’s semis with dominant displays.
Tyson Fury announces social media blackout
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
The Olympic champion was fighting competitively for the first time since her Tokyo final win over Beatriz Ferreira.
I’ve lost respect for Kell, says Amir Khan as Brook denies making racial slur
The pair traded final barbs ahead of their fight in Manchester this weekend.
Katie Taylor sidesteps Serrano’s call for 12 three-minute rounds
The pair are due to meet for the undisputed world lightweight crown in New York on 30 April.
Taylor: 'This is going to be a career-defining night... But I have been refined in the fire'
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.
Sonny Bill Williams and Andy Lee: An unlikely partnership of world champions
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.
Tyson Fury to defend title against Dillian Whyte as Warren wins purse bid
Promoter Warren says that a venue and date for the fight will be announced in due course.
Iran sentences 'boxing champion' to death over protests
The news comes just over a year after the execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari.
Conlan to challenge Wood for featherweight belt in champion's hometown of Nottingham
The Belfast man will hope his legion of travelling supporters make Nottingham feel like home on 12 March.
All time
'I would go and spar sometimes with the worst headaches but I was too proud'
Read an extract from ‘Damage: The Untold Story of Brain Trauma in Boxing.’
Amanda Serrano dominates common opponent Gutierrez to set up superfight with Katie Taylor
The Puerto Rican southpaw dominated the rock-solid Spaniard to pave the way for an April showdown.
Derek Chisora tapes mouth and opts to play music in bizarre press conference
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
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.
Japan's 'Monster' Inoue defends bantamweight titles in Tokyo
The pound-for-pound contender secured an eighth-round stoppage of unheralded Thai challenger Aran Dipaen this morning.
First-round stoppage win for Mighty Joe Ward, while Lomachenko overpowers Commey in New York
Elsewhere, Nonito Donaire defended his WBC title with body shot KO of Reymart Gaballo.
Taylor must send not-so-gentle reminder of why she's boss
The Irish icon can send a message to the boxing world that the rumours of her decline are premature with an impressive victory tonight.
Monaghan's Aaron McKenna wins WBC youth world title with 14th pro victory
Stevie McKenna needed just 68 seconds to stop his opponent on the same card in Crystal Palace, London this evening.