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# Fighting Talk

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'Fury says what a lot of people are thinking... you know where you are with him'
Long-time promoter Mick Hennessy won’t censor new heavyweight champ
Frampton: They will boo Quigg in Manchester
Belfast fighter confident travelling Irish fans will make unification bout feel like a home fight.
Micheál Martin has just issued a big challenge to Enda
The Fianna Fáil leader says he’ll go all the way to Mayo to debate the Taoiseach – and Micheal Ring can ask the questions.
McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory
The Tyrone prospect has some harsh words for rival Jason Quigley ahead of his first domestic duel.
Jackie Tyrrell gave an 'unbelievable' speech to rally the Kilkenny team at half-time
Kilkenny were three points down at half-time but turned it around to win by four.
'Conor McGregor has an illegitimate belt': UFC commentator calls 'bulls***' on interim title
Joe Rogan is more of a braces than a belt man it seems.
'If they valued me, it would be there': Jon Walters hits out at Stoke City's contract offer
The attacker’s current deal expires at the end of the season.
Jim Gavin didn't want to talk about the Davey Byrne incident yesterday
Dubs and Armagh facing reported €10,000 fines following challenge match bust-up.
Cerrone says he'll 'slap the s**t out of' Conor McGregor if they cross paths
“At the first opportunity of seeing him I’d check him.”
Amir Khan tells Manny Pacquiao to 'man up' if he wants to fight
British boxer Amir Khan is determined to fight unbeaten welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.
'If there's a tackle to be made, then I'll make it' - McClean seems ready to embrace the enforcer role
James McClean is geared up for a Saturday night fight.
Sarries winning matches? Premiership giants bring in Jim McGuinness for Champions Cup talk
Former Donegal boss “captivated the group” during hour-long address.
Forget about the records, beating the old enemy is enough motivation for Murray
Victory on Sunday would equal an Irish record for consecutive wins.
'He's got two arms and two legs so he can be beaten' - Joseph Duffy on McGregor
The Donegal lightweight has praised his former opponent but added that he is ‘only human’.
Cathal Pendred added to UFC Fight Night Stockholm card
The Irish fighter has been rewarded for his recent performance in Dublin
'If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it'
Read one County Councillor’s rather feisty letter to Irish Water…
'Tomorrow I take his head clean off!' - McGregor is seriously pumped
The home town fighter squared up to Diego Brandao at the O2 this afternoon.
Could Carl Froch and George Groves sell 80,000 tickets for Wembley?
Promoter Eddie Hearn is leaning towards a London stadium for the British superfight on 31 May.
Jose Mourinho brands Arsene Wenger 'a specialist in failure'
“Eight years without silverware is very long. If I do that with Chelsea, I leave and I don’t come back.”
Wounded Donegal ready to get up off the canvas - Lacey
2012 Footballer of the Year Karl Lacey knows Donegal must prove they were no one-season wonders.
Pro12 is a better competition than Premiership and Top 14 – Eoin Reddan
The Leinster scrum-half has experience of playing in England for Wasps.
Quigley and Ward relaxed ahead of their World Championship semi finals
The pair spoke to Kenny Egan.
'It wasn't up to Munster standards' - Peter O'Mahony on the defeat to Edinburgh
The Munster captain is “raring to go” for Saturday’s visit of Gloucester to Thomond Park.
Marco Tardelli: The Irish fans must be very proud of this team
Giovanni Trapattoni’s assistant coach has ruled out moving Marc Wilson to centre midfield for the Austria game.
Easterby and Scarlets 'looking to lay down a marker' against Leinster
The former Irish flanker is eager to build on his side’s top four finish from last season.
'It's water off a duck's arse' - Kinnear gives amazing 1st interview since return
Newcastle’s new director of football hit out at the ‘snide-y press’ and got about three of his player’s names wrong.
Merseyside derby 'no big deal' says Gerrard‎
The Liverpool captain claims it doesn’t matter if his team finishes behind Everton.
Walsh: Door still open for Nevin, Barnes to fight at Euros
Olympic medallists John Joe Nevin and Paddy Barnes could still represent Ireland, despite missing this month’s National Championships.
Casillas vows to fight for Real Madrid spot
Goalkeeper believes team have to forget the past and look forward to the rest of the season.
I will become world champion for Steward, promises Andy Lee
The Limerick middleweight was in Detroit yesterday as the boxing world paid tribute to legendary Kronk trainer Emanuel Steward.
Paddy Crerand: You wouldn't get fed up punching Suarez, would you?
Paddy Crerand was not too impressed by Luis Suarez’s “dive” celebration against Everton last weekend.
You're not incredible! Hulk is no Messi, says demoted Zenit star
Igor Denisov and Alexander Kerzhakov were both demoted to the youth squad after hitting out at the big money contracts handed to Hulk and Axel Witsel.
Mythbusters: Banty out to challenge unwritten law of the qualifiers
The Meath boss vows that his team will fight ‘tooth and nail’ to get back to Croke Park, despite the six-day-turnaround
Andy Lee ready for 'biggest fight of my life'
The Irish boxer also admitted to becoming disillusioned with boxing’s politics over the years.
Showdown in the Sun Bowl: Lee challenges Chavez Jr to title fight
Limerick’s Andy Lee has called on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr to grant him a shot at the WBC middleweight title on 16 June.
Cream of the crop: here are our 12 favourite sports podcasts
Bored this Bank Holiday Monday? Check out our comprehensive list of essential listening on the net to brighten up your day.
Keeping the Wolves from the door: Connor pledges to battle all the way
“The one thing Mick McCarthy and myself have tried to do is bring up this group of players to represent what we do.”
'Evolving' Ulster will make life difficult, warns Rougerie
Captain Aurélien Rougerie knows that Clermont Auvergne will have to be at their best for Saturday’s crunch Heineken Cup meeting with Ulster.
This UFC fighter gave an absolute masterclass in the art of trash talk
If you’re going to insult somebody, this is how it should be done.
Ireland game will be 'war' says Castrogiovanni
The Italy prop has also played down Nick Mallett’s comments that Italy have a “better front-row” than Declan Kidney’s men.