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# Boxing

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Moroccan boxer disqualified for trying to bite opponent in Tokyo Olympics bout
A Tokyo 2020 statement called Baalla’s actions ‘intolerable.’
Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh dominates to advance to quarter-final in Tokyo
The 24-year-old is one win away from an Olympic medal.
'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov
Brennan lost to the Uzbekistan fighter by unanimous decision.
One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era
A cruel draw and a different scene make it difficult to see a talented team replicating the success of Beijing or London.
Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against former undisputed world cruiserweight champion Usyk
The bout will take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in September.
Former British boxer's Olympic gold medal and MBE stolen during Euro 2020 final
James DeGale is appealing for help.
Chris Eubank's son, Sebastian Eubank, dies aged 29
‘He was loved and respected by all who knew him,’ wrote Chris Eubank of his son, who passed away in Dubai.
Fury-Wilder fight on the brink following Covid outbreak in Fury camp
Heavyweight trilogy fight looks set to be postponed until October.
From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton
Jessica McCaskill: from homelessness to investment banking, willing a Katie Taylor fight into existence, and becoming a living legend in her own right.
Michael Conlan and TJ Doheny to square off in massive all-Irish clash at Belfast's Falls Park
Former professional world champion Doheny will face former amateur world champion and ranked contender Conlan in the latter’s backyard.
Andy Lee to join BBC commentary legend Mike Costello on DAZN's new boxing broadcast team
BBC veteran Costello and Lee will provide commentary while Maya Jama will present the coverage for future Matchroom shows in the UK.
Gervonta Davis continues to impress while Vasyl Lomachenko returns to winning ways
Resounding stoppage victories for both men overnight.
Joshua set to face Usyk in September, confirms Hearn
The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is likely to host the bout.
Dean Clancy handed walkover in gold medal fight at European U22 Championships
Clancy took gold in Italy, while Adam Hession was stopped in the second round in his final bout.
Two Irish fighters going for gold at European U22 Championships in Italy
Dean Clancy and Adam Hession have booked their places in the gold medal bouts.
Japan's Inoue dominates Dasmarinas to retain titles
Inoue knocked Dasmarinas down three times in three rounds to easily retain his WBA and IBF belts.
Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois
The Dubliner was a cut above the Englishwoman and will likely be named the top seed for Tokyo, leaving her two fights from an Olympic medal.
Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha
Meanwhile Kellie Harrington and Michaela Walsh will both box for gold tomorrow after winning their respective semi-finals bouts.
'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it
Journalist and author Tris Dixon on his reasons for writing ‘Damage’.
Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics
The Belfast boxers sealed their places in Tokyo within 45 minutes of each other in Paris.
Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche
The Dubliner won by unanimous decision against a vaunted French opponent.
Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland
Five out of five for the Irish in Paris. Not a bad start.
Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN
The five-year deal marks a shift in the Irish, UK and global boxing landscape, and will see Katie Taylor fight exclusively on DAZN.
'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''
After a turbulent 18 months, Jason Quigley kept alive the prospect of turning a good career into a great one and put smiles on faces back home.
Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro
The fighters will compete between 4-8 June for a place at this year’s rescheduled Games.
Jason Quigley edges Mosley Jr in Vegas to land biggest win of his career
Quigley wins WBO-NABO belt with a thrilling 97-93, 96-94, 95-95 majority decision.
Undisputed champion Taylor sees off Ramirez to make British boxing history
He’s only the fifth man to be classed undisputed champion since the four-belt era began in 2004.
Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua fight in doubt due to reported Deontay Wilder ruling
Fury announced this week that the British pair would clash in Saudi Arabia on 14 August.
'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival
‘Mac Attack’ stopped Alexandru Jur in the sixth to defend his European title and set up an intriguing Ireland-v-England clash.
Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman
The 27-2(17KOs) lightweight is alleged to have kidnapped and killed his lover, Keishla Rodriguez, after she informed him she was pregnant.
Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California
Ruiz was fighting for the first time since the rematch with Anthony Joshua in December 2019
Joseph Parker, in his first fight under Andy Lee, recovers from knockdown to pip Chisora on points
The Kiwi began training with Lee in Dublin seven weeks ago.
Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title
The Irish icon earned a razor-tight unanimous decision over her friend and foe from Liverpool in a modern classic.
Tennyson suffers shock first-round stoppage defeat to Straffon
The Belfast puncher was outgunned and halted by the unheralded Mexican, who transformed his career in just over two minutes.
Conlan lands the WBO international super-bantamweight title in London
Conlan recorded a victory over Romania’s Ionut Baluta.
The story of Maureen Shea, 'The Real Million Dollar Baby'
She has been a fighter all her life and a boxer for over half of it. At 40, she wants Eddie Hearn to give her the world-title shot she deserves.
'Expect Taylor-Jonas to be another classic akin to their Olympic clash'
We preview the undisputed lightweight champion’s long-awaited rematch and Man United’s Premier League meeting with Liverpool on the latest episode of The Punt.
Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic
The Irish icon won a thrilling London Olympics quarter-final between them, but the Liverpudlian knows how to tear up a script.
'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight
Natasha Jonas will take on the Irish boxing star this weekend
Conor Benn shocks Samuel Vargas with first-round knockout
The unbeaten 24-year-old called out Amir Khan after the fight.