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# Boxing

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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.
'I've felt real pressure in life... This is just sport' - Agyarko ready to bring the mayhem
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
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'
Katie Taylor responds to Sofya Ochigava’s recent comments about their 2012 Olympic final and discusses her involvement in a new boxing video game.
'It feels like we're up against this country-backed fighter who has come in on a mission to dethrone Katie'
With so much on the line for Katie Taylor, Firuza Sharipova and her huge travelling party have spooked Eddie Hearn on Merseyside.
Gervonta Davis retains WBA lightweight title with unanimous decision win over Isaac Cruz
‘Tank’ went the full 12 rounds for the first time in his professional career after injuring his left hand in Los Angeles.
Haney outboxes Diaz to defend lightweight title - and a showdown with Kambosos may be next
Unified lightweight champ George Kambosos wants an 80,000-capacity stadium showdown in Australia for the undisputed title.
Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'
‘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.’
Unbeaten Crawford stops Porter in 10th round to retain welterweight title
WBO champ Crawford improves his record to a perfect 38-0 with victory over the former two-time champion.
Demetrius Andrade stops Jason Quigley in two rounds to defend his middleweight title
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
The 2019 Irish Elite champion was supposed to be graduating from GMIT today but turned up instead in New Hampshire with a spectacular win.
Happiness won't stop Jason Quigley from becoming 'one nasty f***er' during tonight's date with destiny
‘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.’
Champ Andrade the away fighter on his own turf as he and Quigley make weight for title fight
The Irish challenger weighed in at 159.8lbs to a cacophony of noise in the American’s neighbouring state.
IABA banishes Leinster Council, Connacht Council and Dublin Board from association
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
‘The saga continues’, laughed the Kildare man post-fight.
'You have these vultures trying to earn off you. I'm not a businesswoman so I'm not into that'
Olympic champion Kellie Harrington explains why she’s happy to stay in the amateur ranks.
Taylor to face WBA no.1 contender in final hurdle before potential Serrano superfight
The fight will take place in Liverpool on Saturday 11 December.
Kiko Martinez stuns Kid Galahad with sixth round knockout
The fight was stopped six seconds into the sixth round.
Double success for McKenna brothers on Coventry card
Earlier, Brett McGinty beat Czech Republic fighter Pavel Albrecht over four rounds.
Golovkin returning to the ring for middleweight unification bout with Japanese star Murata
The fight, scheduled for 29 December, will be the 39-year-old’s first in over a year.
Irish Olympian Kurt Walker turns professional
Walker’s move into the pro ranks with Conlan Boxing and Top Rank has been officially confirmed.
Kelyn Cassidy misses out on World Championship medal but secures state funding for 2022
The Waterford man was beaten by brilliant Belarusian Aliaksei Alfiorau tonight but his Belgrade campaign will financially aid his future progression.
Waterford's Cassidy one win from a World Championship medal after another brilliant win
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.
Dublin heavyweight Carty earns stoppage win on Matchroom undercard in London
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
A young and inexperienced Irish team had suffered only defeat until surprise Irish Elite champion Cassidy progressed to the last 16.
Caoimhín Agyarko signs promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom
‘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.
Galway's Hession suffers World Championships defeat in Belgrade
The featherweight fell on the wrong side of a spit 3-2 decision.
Double disappointment as two more Irish boxers exit World Championships
Irish captain Sean Mari and Brandon McCarthy both lost in Belgrade on Tuesday.
'Hopefully that nice call-out showed that you don’t have to be a pr*** to get big fights'
Jason Quigley has finally gotten his world-title opportunity, but he has stripped back the emotion while preparing for ‘just another fight’.
Dublin heavyweight Thomas Carty set for second professional fight on Whyte-Wallin undercard
The 26-year-old ‘Bomber’ impressed Whyte in sparring during the Briton’s training camp for his upcoming heavyweight title eliminator.
Fury knocks out Wilder in instant classic heavyweight contest
Heavyweight rivals share five knockdowns in total as riveting fight completes their trilogy.
Caoimhín Agyarko: Finding peace and craving war
‘I think the hardest part was not getting revenge. I knew that if I sought revenge, I would have ended up in jail.’
Fury and Wilder denied face-off in heated final press conference ahead of trilogy fight
The WBC heavyweight champion was accused of cheating by his opponent in their most recent bout.
'That world title is coming back to Ireland, full stop' - Quigley gets his shot versus unbeaten Andrade
The 30-year-old believes Irish fans will outnumber those there to support East Coast native ‘Boo Boo’ when the pair trade leather in New Hampshire.
O'Neill wins 8th Senior title, Marley wows at heavyweight, and Cassidy shocks Hyde at the Stadium
The National Stadium played host to 20 Irish Elite boxing finals on Saturday.
Conlan loss among 11 fights suspected of being fixed at 2016 Olympics, report finds
‘A system for the manipulation of bouts by officials existed at Rio,’ reads the report, which was investigated by Richard McLaren and his team.
Manny Pacquiao announces retirement from boxing
He won his first major title at 19 when he took the WBC flyweight strap.
Usyk wants Kiev but Hearn says Joshua rematch likely to take place in UK
The Ukrainian was a unanimous decision winner in last night’s heavyweight title bout.
Ukraine's Usyk dethrones Joshua as world heavyweight champion
Oleksandr Usyk triumphed 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 on the scorecards.
McCarthy advances past McConnell in National Elite semi-final
McCarthy will face fellow Belfast native Jack McGivern in the final.