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# boxing - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Rio revenge as Michael Conlan scores wide win against Olympic nemesis Nikitin
# Redemption
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# Redemption

Rio revenge as Michael Conlan scores wide win against Olympic nemesis Nikitin

Dec 15th 2019, 9:43 AM 24,728 Views 10 Comments

Conlan wins 100-90, 99-91, and 98-92 to improve his unbeaten pro record.

# boxing - Friday 13 December, 2019

Ireland's Luke Keeler set to face Demetruis Andrade in WBO world middleweight title fight
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Ireland's Luke Keeler set to face Demetruis Andrade in WBO world middleweight title fight

Dec 13th 2019, 9:47 PM 4,318 Views 1 Comment

It is reward for the 32-year-old Dubliner following an impressive victory against top contender Luis Arias in August.

Anthony Joshua: Fight with Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury 'has to happen in 2020'
# Target
From The42
# Target

Anthony Joshua: Fight with Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury 'has to happen in 2020'

Dec 13th 2019, 9:06 PM 4,167 Views 3 Comments

The British boxer won back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles from Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last week.

# boxing - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Andy Ruiz Jr branded an 'elephant' and a 'disgrace'
# Criticism
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# Criticism

Andy Ruiz Jr branded an 'elephant' and a 'disgrace'

Dec 12th 2019, 3:00 PM 68,632 Views 23 Comments

Frank Warren has heavily criticised the fighter after he came in overweight for his title rematch against Anthony Joshua.

Persoon could face Kellie Harrington before Taylor rematch as she pursues Olympic dream
# Plot Twist
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# Plot Twist

Persoon could face Kellie Harrington before Taylor rematch as she pursues Olympic dream

Dec 12th 2019, 12:04 PM 3,541 Views 1 Comment

The Belgian former champion will bid to qualify for Tokyo 2020 next year, putting her sequel with Taylor on the back-burner.

# boxing - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Whyte to be reinstated by WBC as mandatory challenger to Wilder-Fury II winner
# Cleared Of Doping
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# Cleared Of Doping

Whyte to be reinstated by WBC as mandatory challenger to Wilder-Fury II winner

Dec 11th 2019, 6:10 PM 4,881 Views 4 Comments

The British heavyweight contender had been provisionally suspended after a failed drug test.

# boxing - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Whyte 'should' face winner of Wilder-Fury following doping clearance
# Reprieve
From The42
# Reprieve

Whyte 'should' face winner of Wilder-Fury following doping clearance

Dec 10th 2019, 12:11 PM 6,438 Views 2 Comments

Promoter Eddie Hearn feels the star deserves to have his mandatory challenger status restored.

# boxing - Monday 9 December, 2019

'It's a life of discipline, dedication and f*****g headaches' - Anthony Joshua
# Tough
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# Tough

'It's a life of discipline, dedication and f*****g headaches' - Anthony Joshua

Dec 9th 2019, 7:48 PM 8,291 Views 7 Comments

The star regained the IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles on Saturday.

# boxing - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Wilder dismisses prospect of unification bout as he blasts 'hesitant' Joshua
# Dance And Grab
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# Dance And Grab

Wilder dismisses prospect of unification bout as he blasts 'hesitant' Joshua

Dec 8th 2019, 4:47 PM 12,964 Views 8 Comments

‘Joshua’s mentality was to survive. The Klitschko method.’

Ruiz bemoans 'three months of partying' after losing titles to Joshua
# Prepare To Fail
From The42
# Prepare To Fail

Ruiz bemoans 'three months of partying' after losing titles to Joshua

Dec 8th 2019, 11:50 AM 23,848 Views 12 Comments

Andy Ruiz Jr has vowed to prepare more appropriately if granted a trilogy bout against Anthony Joshua.

Joshua welcomes unification clash with Wilder and trilogy bout against Ruiz
# The Joshua Three
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# The Joshua Three

Joshua welcomes unification clash with Wilder and trilogy bout against Ruiz

Dec 8th 2019, 10:18 AM 7,102 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Joshua reclaimed the WBA, WBO and IBF belts by overcoming Andy Ruiz Jr last night.

Hogan suffers first career stoppage as world title bid falls short against Charlo
# Brooklyn Goes Hard
From The42
# Brooklyn Goes Hard

Hogan suffers first career stoppage as world title bid falls short against Charlo

Dec 8th 2019, 9:29 AM 6,733 Views 4 Comments

The Kildare native was beaten by WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo in Brooklyn.

# boxing - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Joshua reclaims heavyweight titles with defeat of Ruiz in Saudi Arabia
# Revenge
From The42
# Revenge

Joshua reclaims heavyweight titles with defeat of Ruiz in Saudi Arabia

Dec 7th 2019, 10:53 PM 20,424 Views 31 Comments

Joshua won by margins of 118-110 on two scorecards with the third judge making it 119-109.

# boxing - Friday 6 December, 2019

Impressive KO wins for Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna in California
# LA Story
From The42
# LA Story

Impressive KO wins for Jason Quigley and Aaron McKenna in California

Dec 6th 2019, 8:50 AM 6,585 Views 4 Comments

‘There’ll be a belt on the line in the next couple of fights for me,’ says Quigley.

# boxing - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Anthony Joshua on why he won't celebrate if he beats Andy Ruiz
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Anthony Joshua on why he won't celebrate if he beats Andy Ruiz

Dec 4th 2019, 10:02 PM 7,152 Views 8 Comments

The British boxing star seeks to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles.

# boxing - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Confident Joshua expects third bout with Ruiz
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

Confident Joshua expects third bout with Ruiz

Dec 3rd 2019, 10:44 PM 6,193 Views 4 Comments

The British star lost his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles when he was shocked by the Mexican-American.

# boxing - Monday 2 December, 2019

AJ 'reinvented' for Ruiz rematch after seeking Klitschko's advice
# Part II
From The42
# Part II

AJ 'reinvented' for Ruiz rematch after seeking Klitschko's advice

Dec 2nd 2019, 11:08 PM 7,732 Views 12 Comments

Wladimir Klitschko has helped Anthony Joshua develop a new mindset ahead of his rematch with heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr.

# boxing - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Frampton drops unbeaten McCreary twice en route to wide points win
# Return Of The Jackal
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# Return Of The Jackal

Frampton drops unbeaten McCreary twice en route to wide points win

Dec 1st 2019, 9:03 AM 9,902 Views 1 Comment

WBO super-featherweight champ Jamel Herring could be next for the Jackal.

# boxing - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'I didn't start boxing to win an Olympic medal... Every day I'm here is a day I'm winning at life'
# Thumbs Up
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# Thumbs Up

'I didn't start boxing to win an Olympic medal... Every day I'm here is a day I'm winning at life'

Nov 30th 2019, 7:00 AM 15,273 Views 2 Comments

Kellie Harrington discusses her injury-plagued year and the addresses criticism from a rival corner ahead of Tokyo 2020 qualification.

# boxing - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Dillian Whyte bout added to undercard of Joshua-Ruiz rematch
# On The Bill
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# On The Bill

Dillian Whyte bout added to undercard of Joshua-Ruiz rematch

Nov 27th 2019, 5:47 PM 4,471 Views 1 Comment

The British heavyweight will take on Mariusz Wach of Poland in Saudi Arabia on 7 December.

# boxing - Sunday 24 November, 2019

World champion Wilder knocks out Ortiz to retain heavyweight belt and stay undefeated
# Seventh Heaven
From The42
# Seventh Heaven

World champion Wilder knocks out Ortiz to retain heavyweight belt and stay undefeated

Nov 24th 2019, 8:55 AM 13,681 Views 6 Comments

Deontay Wilder stunned his opponent with a powerful right hand at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Callum Smith defends WBA 'super' belt but toils against gutsy John Ryder
# Hard To Beat
From The42
# Hard To Beat

Callum Smith defends WBA 'super' belt but toils against gutsy John Ryder

Nov 24th 2019, 12:43 AM 3,430 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, Belfast native James Tennyson overcame Wales’ Craig Evans after 11 rounds.

# boxing - Saturday 23 November, 2019

'All I want is a shot': Unbeaten Eric Donovan is ready to seize his chance at world level
# Seconds Out
From The42
# Seconds Out

'All I want is a shot': Unbeaten Eric Donovan is ready to seize his chance at world level

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:29 AM 4,168 Views 2 Comments

After helping Jude Gallagher to a national title last night, Donovan steps into the ring himself in Glasgow this evening.

# boxing - Friday 22 November, 2019

Mayweather coming out of retirement (again), promises 'spectacular event' with Dana White
# Money On My Mind
From The42
# Money On My Mind

Mayweather coming out of retirement (again), promises 'spectacular event' with Dana White

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:36 AM 9,263 Views 12 Comments

The 42-year-old boxer has announced that he will be back in action next year.

# boxing - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves

Nov 21st 2019, 10:41 PM 19,957 Views 15 Comments

The Holy Family BC fighter secured bronze at the 2008 and 2012 Games.

No Rio Olympics referees or judges will be used at Tokyo 2020
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

No Rio Olympics referees or judges will be used at Tokyo 2020

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 8:49 AM 14,324 Views 8 Comments

Michael Conlan was on the wrong end of a controversial decision in the 2016 Olympics.

# boxing - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Spike O'Sullivan lands major fight with unbeaten Mexican star Munguia
# Mahon V Mexico
From The42
# Mahon V Mexico

Spike O'Sullivan lands major fight with unbeaten Mexican star Munguia

Nov 20th 2019, 9:23 PM 8,991 Views 6 Comments

Jaime Munguia, who controversially outpointed Ireland’s Dennis Hogan in April, will face the Cork puncher in San Antonio.

Quigley aims to rebound from defeat with Lee in his corner for comeback bout
# Going Back To Cali
From The42
# Going Back To Cali

Quigley aims to rebound from defeat with Lee in his corner for comeback bout

Nov 20th 2019, 1:21 PM 3,405 Views 2 Comments

It will be the 28-year-old’s first fight under the tutelage of the former middleweight world champion.

# boxing - Sunday 17 November, 2019

John Joe Nevin drops Freddy Fonseca en route to classy, career-best win as a pro
# Breakthrough Win
From The42
# Breakthrough Win

John Joe Nevin drops Freddy Fonseca en route to classy, career-best win as a pro

Nov 17th 2019, 12:07 AM 10,606 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Andy Lee’s Top Rank-promoted prospect Paddy Donovan cruised to 2-0 in the professional ranks.

# boxing - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White
# Combat
From The42
# Combat

'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White

Nov 13th 2019, 6:36 PM 11,706 Views 4 Comments

Fury has dismissed comments made by White over his suitability to compete in mixed martial arts.

# boxing - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Power to make Mexican ring return as part of post-Leaving Cert US venture
# Teenage Dreams
From The42
# Teenage Dreams

Power to make Mexican ring return as part of post-Leaving Cert US venture

Nov 12th 2019, 4:35 PM 5,180 Views 1 Comment

The 18-year-old has been training in California ahead of a fifth professional contest.

Persoon makes victorious return to keep alive plans for Sky Box Office Taylor rematch in 2020
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

Persoon makes victorious return to keep alive plans for Sky Box Office Taylor rematch in 2020

Nov 12th 2019, 3:40 PM 5,887 Views 1 Comment

The Belgian won a unanimous decision in a war with Helen Joseph as she temporarily stepped down in weight.

# boxing - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Monaghan's Stevie McKenna goes 4-0 with KO victory in California
# The Rise Continues
From The42
# The Rise Continues

Monaghan's Stevie McKenna goes 4-0 with KO victory in California

Nov 10th 2019, 3:09 PM 4,113 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old cruised to a second-round stoppage last night.

# boxing - Friday 8 November, 2019

'Monster' Inoue lends Muhammad Ali Trophy to Donaire because he had promised it to his kids
# Tear To A Glass Eye
From The42
# Tear To A Glass Eye

'Monster' Inoue lends Muhammad Ali Trophy to Donaire because he had promised it to his kids

Nov 8th 2019, 2:24 PM 14,496 Views 1 Comment

‘With tears in my eyes, I humbly asked Inoue to borrow it for a night, not for me but for my word.’

# boxing - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Bloodied 'Monster' Inoue overcomes legend Donaire in modern classic
# World Boxing Super Series
From The42
# World Boxing Super Series

Bloodied 'Monster' Inoue overcomes legend Donaire in modern classic

Nov 7th 2019, 3:24 PM 7,289 Views 4 Comments

Four-weight world champion Donaire gave the feared young champion plenty of scares in a thriller.

# boxing - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Her earnings could be crushed by a drug cheat: VADA testing compulsory for future Taylor fights
# Taking No Chances
From The42
# Taking No Chances

Her earnings could be crushed by a drug cheat: VADA testing compulsory for future Taylor fights

Nov 6th 2019, 3:00 PM 81,970 Views 18 Comments

‘For $25,000 or $30,000, in the grand scheme of Katie Taylor in terms of purses, that is when it’s not too expensive.’

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight

Nov 6th 2019, 9:49 AM 5,848 Views 1 Comment

The British fighter has been advised to hang up her gloves at the age of 37.

Katie Taylor is becoming their champion as well as our own
# Turning Point
From The42
# Turning Point

Katie Taylor is becoming their champion as well as our own

Nov 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,619 Views 8 Comments

Manchester felt like a seminal moment in Taylor’s ascent to stardom outside of Ireland.

# boxing - Monday 4 November, 2019

US broadcaster wants Taylor to headline all-female card in March, with Serrano showdown a possibility
# Thank U Next
From The42
# Thank U Next

US broadcaster wants Taylor to headline all-female card in March, with Serrano showdown a possibility

Nov 4th 2019, 4:13 PM 5,703 Views 3 Comments

Eddie Hearn confirmed he gave Amanda Serrano a new deal and said, ‘This time, we’re going to make you sign it rather than your promoter’.

# boxing - Sunday 3 November, 2019

'Eventually, I'll shut them up. I'm going to have a chance to shut them all up'
# Watch Your Mouths
From The42
# Watch Your Mouths

'Eventually, I'll shut them up. I'm going to have a chance to shut them all up'

Nov 3rd 2019, 1:40 PM 67,481 Views 24 Comments

Katie Taylor had a warning for Amanda Serrano and Delfine Persoon after becoming a two-weight world champion.