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# Boxing

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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.
Carl Frampton retires after Herring stops him in six
The Jackal had set out hoping to become a three-weight world champion in Dubai.
Son-of-legend Tszyu breaks down Kildare's Hogan in stoppage victory
The Aussie was in ferocious form as he ironed out a couple of early complications and halted the Irishman.
Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck
Dennis Hogan faces a make-or-break fight with Aussie ‘second coming’ Tim Tszyu on Wednesday morning, live on eir Sport.
Whyte avenges Povetkin defeat with brutal fourth-round KO
With pressure on his shoulders, Dillian Whyte was able to put in a controlled display in Gibraltar.
Jamie Foxx set to star in Martin Scorsese-backed Mike Tyson biopic
The television limited series about ‘Iron Mike’ is in development.
Sixth round stoppage brings cruiserweight crown for Okolie
Okolie was in full control against Krzysztof Glowacki.
Joe Ward puts right his cruel debut defeat with rematch victory in Puerto Rico
The Moate light-heavyweight shut out Marco Delgado on all three judges’ scorecards, improving to 3-1(2KOs) in a pivotal early-career fight.
Ward ready to set record straight after 'long, difficult time' recovering from injury and personal loss
After a dislocated knee on his ill-fated debut and the recent death of his friend and manager, Joe Ward starts again in earnest on Thursday night.
High Court dismisses Pete Taylor's bid for injunction over Bray Boxing Club
Taylor claimed the council is wrongfully trying to evict him and the club from a facility.
McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion
Jessica McCaskill retained her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO welterweight titles.
Middleweight boxing great Marvin Hagler dies at 66
“Marvelous” Marvin Hagler fought from 1973 to 1987 and delivered some of the epic bouts in a golden era of the sport.
Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua fight is ‘nowhere near’ being finalised
Fury has stopped training while negotiations continue.
Shields makes boxing history in title fight against Dicaire
The 25-year-old retained her WBC and WBO light-middleweight titles.
Canelo crushes Yildirim to retain super middleweight crown, Saunders up next
The Mexican won by knockout in Miami, and is now eyeing Billy Joe Saunders and the WBO belt.
Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return
Barnard Dunne’s Irish team are competing in Sofia in preparation for the summer’s final Olympic qualifiers.
Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO
Oscar Valdez takes Miguel Berchelt’s WBC super-featherweight crown in Vegas showdown.
Belfast's Cacace to headline as Frampton's bid for history is pushed back due to minor injury
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 alone has neither the capacity nor the will to prevent future waves of The Dandemic
With Kinahan stating his intention to remain at the forefront of professional boxing, only external pressure on major broadcasters can realistically dilute his influence.
Irish boxing legend Egan to shed light on alcohol addiction in upcoming TG4 documentary
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
The actor is no longer training at the gym, according to a statement from a production company for the movie he is currently filming.