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#Boxing

# boxing - Monday 22 February, 2021

Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return
# Dusting Off
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# Dusting Off

Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return

Feb 22nd 2021, 8:57 PM 3,005 Views 0 Comments

Barnard Dunne’s Irish team are competing in Sofia in preparation for the summer’s final Olympic qualifiers.

# boxing - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO
# Valdez Vidi Vici
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# Valdez Vidi Vici

Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO

Feb 21st 2021, 10:23 AM 9,404 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Valdez takes Miguel Berchelt’s WBC super-featherweight crown in Vegas showdown.

# boxing - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Belfast's Cacace to headline as Frampton's bid for history is pushed back due to minor injury
# Star In Waiting
From The42
# Star In Waiting

Belfast's Cacace to headline as Frampton's bid for history is pushed back due to minor injury

Feb 17th 2021, 7:45 PM 3,045 Views 0 Comments

A hand injury has forced the postponement of the Belfast icon’s upcoming world-title fight, opening the door for another prodigious Irish boxer.

# boxing - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Boxing alone has neither the capacity nor the will to prevent future waves of The Dandemic
# Boxing And The Cult
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# Boxing And The Cult

Boxing alone has neither the capacity nor the will to prevent future waves of The Dandemic

Feb 11th 2021, 8:00 AM 25,928 Views 12 Comments

With Kinahan stating his intention to remain at the forefront of professional boxing, only external pressure on major broadcasters can realistically dilute his influence.

# boxing - Monday 8 February, 2021

Irish boxing legend Egan to shed light on alcohol addiction in upcoming TG4 documentary
# Surviving Success
From The42
# Surviving Success

Irish boxing legend Egan to shed light on alcohol addiction in upcoming TG4 documentary

Feb 8th 2021, 4:57 PM 8,528 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner won Olympic silver in Beijing in 2008 but faced a subsequent fight with severe alcoholism, an issue he’ll explore on Wednesday’s ‘Finné’.

Paul Mescal 'unaware of connection' between Daniel Kinahan and MTK gym he trained at
# Mtk
# Mtk

Paul Mescal 'unaware of connection' between Daniel Kinahan and MTK gym he trained at

Feb 8th 2021, 4:16 PM 35,898 Views 0 Comments

The actor is no longer training at the gym, according to a statement from a production company for the movie he is currently filming.

# boxing - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67

Feb 7th 2021, 9:24 AM 6,355 Views 6 Comments

The Olympic gold medal winner was among the few to defeat Muhammad Ali in a title bout.

# boxing - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Katie Taylor named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2020
# Two-time SPOTY
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# Two-time SPOTY

Katie Taylor named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2020

Jan 28th 2021, 10:43 PM 26,197 Views 80 Comments

Taylor, who earned a thrilling rematch win over Delfine Persoon and headlined a major breakthrough for women’s boxing on Sky, last won the award in 2012.

# boxing - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star
# 2020 Survey
From The42
# 2020 Survey

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 12:07 PM 17,777 Views 42 Comments

Taylor’s win over Delfine Persoon was voted the most memorable sporting moment.

# boxing - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores
# Chance At History
From The42
# Chance At History

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores

Jan 12th 2021, 6:56 PM 6,351 Views 5 Comments

‘There is nobody stopping me from becoming the island of Ireland’s only ever three-weight world champ,’ said the Belfast sporting icon.

# boxing - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Four-time Irish Elite champion and Tokyo prospect Gardiner retires from boxing for family reasons
# Had To Give
From The42
# Had To Give

Four-time Irish Elite champion and Tokyo prospect Gardiner retires from boxing for family reasons

Jan 6th 2021, 12:44 PM 7,500 Views 1 Comment

The Clonmel boxing great will not bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics after his familial and personal circumstances changed last year.

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54

Jan 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 4,904 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-American, who built or accrued over 100 companies and was renowned for his philanthropy, died following a short battle with Covid-19.

# boxing - Sunday 3 January, 2021

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated
# Rising Star
From The42
# Rising Star

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:46 PM 6,534 Views 8 Comments

Luke Campbell was stopped for the first time as Ryan Garcia claimed the interim WBC lightweight title.

# boxing - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession
# World Recognition
From The42
# World Recognition

Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession

Dec 27th 2020, 11:07 PM 18,152 Views 19 Comments

And still…

# boxing - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles

Dec 20th 2020, 9:08 AM 6,193 Views 5 Comments

The fight took place in front of a pandemic-limited crowd at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

# boxing - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Golovkin batters Szeremeta to win by seventh round stoppage
# Convincing
From The42
# Convincing

Golovkin batters Szeremeta to win by seventh round stoppage

Dec 19th 2020, 10:33 AM 5,468 Views 7 Comments

The 38-year-old floored his soft-punching opponent in the first, second, fourth and seventh rounds.

McKenna earns second stoppage in eight days, McGinty shows chin to win barn-burning debut
# Double Whammy
From The42
# Double Whammy

McKenna earns second stoppage in eight days, McGinty shows chin to win barn-burning debut

Dec 19th 2020, 12:25 AM 5,260 Views 1 Comment

Donegal’s McGinty had his whiskers checked by the larger Jan Ardon but passed his first test as a professional.

# boxing - Friday 18 December, 2020

Hatton's Donegal prodigy to debut on UK TV tonight while Stevie McKenna fights for 2nd time in 8 days
# Hitman's Apprentice
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# Hitman's Apprentice

Hatton's Donegal prodigy to debut on UK TV tonight while Stevie McKenna fights for 2nd time in 8 days

Dec 18th 2020, 4:59 PM 5,756 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old has been training under Ricky Hatton for well over a year and will make his debut alongside Hennessy Sports stablemate McKenna [6-0, 6KOs].

# boxing - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award
# The Eagle Has Landed
From The42
# The Eagle Has Landed

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award

Dec 17th 2020, 11:23 PM 9,242 Views 14 Comments

The UFC star and the Bray boxer were among the nominees for an award decided by a public vote.

# boxing - Monday 14 December, 2020

Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running
# Aaand Still
From The42
# Aaand Still

Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running

Dec 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 4,591 Views 2 Comments

The Irish icon has retained the prestigious end-of-year award and also remains top of the BWAA’s pound-for-pound rankings.

'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'
# New Frontiers
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# New Frontiers

'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 5:00 PM 19,683 Views 7 Comments

Multi-billion-pound streaming giant DAZN is now live in Ireland, but they see an Irish sporting icon as a key part of their global expansion plans.

# boxing - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Joshua finally vanquishes game Pulev with devastating ninth-round knockout From The42

Joshua finally vanquishes game Pulev with devastating ninth-round knockout

Dec 13th 2020, 12:07 AM 13,445 Views 13 Comments

The Briton floored Pulev four times before the Bulgarian was finally unable to continue.

# boxing - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Campbell Hatton, son of British boxing great Ricky, signs professional deal with Hearn's Matchroom
# Hitman Jr
From The42
# Hitman Jr

Campbell Hatton, son of British boxing great Ricky, signs professional deal with Hearn's Matchroom

Dec 10th 2020, 11:31 AM 10,003 Views 3 Comments

The 19-year-old will be trained by his uncle, former world-title challenger Matthew Hatton, and managed by his legendary father.

# boxing - Friday 4 December, 2020

Tennyson marches on in pursuit of world title with 1st-round demolition
# Machine
From The42
# Machine

Tennyson marches on in pursuit of world title with 1st-round demolition

Dec 4th 2020, 10:17 PM 6,126 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast man moved to 28-3, 24KOs as he destroyed Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly inside the first three minutes.

# boxing - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Fury to remain on BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist despite his demand to be removed
# Nominated
From The42
# Nominated

Fury to remain on BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist despite his demand to be removed

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 6:50 PM 86,271 Views 39 Comments

The world heavyweight champion has called on his fans not to vote, saying: ‘I have no need for verification’.

# boxing - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Tyson comeback fight at 54 ends with draw against Jones, Joyce stops Dubois in heavyweight showdown
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Tyson comeback fight at 54 ends with draw against Jones, Joyce stops Dubois in heavyweight showdown

Nov 29th 2020, 9:03 AM 13,393 Views 6 Comments

Underdog Joyce landed the British, Commonwealth and European titles, while the exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions ended all square.

# boxing - Friday 27 November, 2020

Mike Tyson prepares for boxing return this weekend
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Mike Tyson prepares for boxing return this weekend

Nov 27th 2020, 3:56 PM 7,432 Views 5 Comments

The controversial showdown between two great former champions now in their 50s has been met with understandable criticism.

# boxing - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Eric Donovan to return to the ring in Belgium on Saturday week
# Brussels Bouts
From The42
# Brussels Bouts

Eric Donovan to return to the ring in Belgium on Saturday week

Nov 26th 2020, 12:09 PM 2,891 Views 0 Comments

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ has a couple of fights in the pipeline as he stares into a potentially career-defining year.

# boxing - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month
# GGG
From The42
# GGG

Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month

Nov 25th 2020, 12:28 PM 4,350 Views 3 Comments

The middleweight bout will take place in Florida a day before Canelo Alvarez makes his return against Britain’s Callum Smith.

# boxing - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time
# Tenny
From The42
# Tenny

Tennyson to face ranked opponent in world-title eliminator in 10 days' time

Nov 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 5,334 Views 0 Comments

The hard-hitting Irishman will face Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly on 4 December and will aim to put the big dogs at 135 on notice.

# boxing - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

The qualifier, 'It's not women's boxing - it's just boxing', can be put to bed after Saturday night
# Fight Like A Girl
From The42
# Fight Like A Girl

The qualifier, 'It's not women's boxing - it's just boxing', can be put to bed after Saturday night

Nov 18th 2020, 9:00 AM 39,713 Views 9 Comments

With Jane Couch watching on, it was fitting that Katie Taylor and co. put their fists through the glass ceiling at Wembley Arena, of all places.

Canelo to face England's Callum Smith in end-of-year superfight following split with Golden Boy
# Back In Business
From The42
# Back In Business

Canelo to face England's Callum Smith in end-of-year superfight following split with Golden Boy

Nov 18th 2020, 12:04 AM 7,685 Views 8 Comments

Eddie Hearn will promote the long-awaited super-middleweight world-title scrap on 19 December.

# boxing - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Monaghan's McKenna brothers to fight on same bill for first time, live on British TV
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

Monaghan's McKenna brothers to fight on same bill for first time, live on British TV

Nov 17th 2020, 8:51 PM 8,182 Views 1 Comment

Older brother Stevie will fight twice in as many weekends while Aaron will dust off the cobwebs at the end of a pandemic-stalled career year.

Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight
# Popular
From The42
# Popular

Over 2 million in Britain and Ireland watch Katie Taylor's fight

Nov 17th 2020, 6:03 PM 11,791 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, in more good news for the 34-year-old Bray native, she has just been named Ring Magazine’s pound-for-pound number one fighter.

# boxing - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout
# Aaaand Still
From The42
# Aaaand Still

Taylor batters game Gutierrez to retain undisputed title in near shutout

Nov 14th 2020, 11:37 PM 120,087 Views 77 Comments

The Irish icon dropped Miriam Gutierrez and hurt in her several rounds but had to settle for an almost-perfect unanimous decision.

# boxing - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Ex-world champion Frampton settles legal dispute with former manager McGuigan
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Ex-world champion Frampton settles legal dispute with former manager McGuigan

Nov 12th 2020, 1:43 PM 30,311 Views 12 Comments

Both parties have welcomed the terms of the confidential settlement.

# boxing - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Lee protégé Donovan passes career-toughest test with flying colours
# Real Deal
From The42
# Real Deal

Lee protégé Donovan passes career-toughest test with flying colours

Nov 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 9,877 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old stylishly outpointed a worthy opponent in Wakefield.

'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like'
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

'I want girls to grow up and do even better than I have in my career - that’s what true legacy looks like'

Nov 11th 2020, 8:00 AM 23,561 Views 10 Comments

Katie Taylor on her free-to-air fight this Saturday, her cultural significance in professional boxing, and the debate over female fighters’ earnings.

# boxing - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night
# KT
From The42
# KT

Katie Taylor's world title defence to be broadcast free to all on Saturday night

Nov 10th 2020, 1:51 PM 9,276 Views 7 Comments

Taylor v Gutierrez to be show on Sky Sports Mix as well as YouTube, Facebook and the Sky Sports website.

# boxing - Saturday 31 October, 2020

McCarthy sees off Belgian to become European cruiserweight champion
# Mac Attack
From The42
# Mac Attack

McCarthy sees off Belgian to become European cruiserweight champion

Oct 31st 2020, 10:39 PM 7,418 Views 3 Comments

‘I’m the roughest, toughest bad boy out of Belfast, and I’m the first black Irish European champion.’