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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Monday 30 May, 2022

Galway's Gabriel Dossen wins gold at European Championships
# Gift Of The Gab
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# Gift Of The Gab

Galway's Gabriel Dossen wins gold at European Championships

May 30th 2022, 6:30 PM 24,439 Views 11 Comments

Dossen is Ireland’s newest European champion, while breakout talent Dylan Eagleson took silver in his first ever tournament as a senior boxer.

# irish-boxing - Friday 27 May, 2022

New stars Dossen and Eagleson secure European Championship medals for Ireland
# The Eagle Has Landed
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# The Eagle Has Landed

New stars Dossen and Eagleson secure European Championship medals for Ireland

Updated May 27th 2022, 4:40 PM 15,641 Views 3 Comments

Eagleson, who had never before competed as a senior in any competition, is now an Elite European Championship medallist.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Highly unfortunate defeat for heavyweight medal prospect Marley in Yerevan
# Sickener
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# Sickener

Highly unfortunate defeat for heavyweight medal prospect Marley in Yerevan

May 26th 2022, 6:35 PM 6,332 Views 0 Comments

Three boxers from Ireland’s young squad bowed out on Thursday, while four more will fight to secure at least bronze on Friday.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

UFC and boxing legend Holly Holm becomes leading candidate to face Taylor at Croke Park
# Plan B
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# Plan B

UFC and boxing legend Holly Holm becomes leading candidate to face Taylor at Croke Park

May 24th 2022, 5:01 PM 39,220 Views 27 Comments

The former three-weight boxing world champion left the sport for MMA in 2013 in search of better opportunities, but may pivot back to face the Irish icon.

# irish-boxing - Monday 16 May, 2022

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government
# Ultimatum
From The42
# Ultimatum

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government

Updated May 16th 2022, 6:52 PM 18,334 Views 3 Comments

The IABA have since released a statement in response to Minister Chambers’ comments on RTÉ Radio One earlier today.

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland
# Into The History Books
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# Into The History Books

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland

May 16th 2022, 4:34 PM 16,055 Views 8 Comments

It’s only the second time – after a certain Katie Taylor and Kellie Harrington in 2016 – that Ireland have had multiple medallists at the Women’s Worlds.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

'It's a disgrace. There's people's psychological welfare being affected by this'
# Irish Boxing
From The42
# Irish Boxing

'It's a disgrace. There's people's psychological welfare being affected by this'

May 10th 2022, 12:17 PM 22,390 Views 8 Comments

Billy Walsh has backed Bernard Dunne in the wake of his departure as IABA high performance director.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 7 May, 2022

The anatomy of Katie Taylor's ringwalk - and will she make one at Croke Park this year?
# Road To Croker
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# Road To Croker

The anatomy of Katie Taylor's ringwalk - and will she make one at Croke Park this year?

May 7th 2022, 10:02 AM 35,471 Views 9 Comments

It’s time to bring Katie Taylor home.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Bernard Dunne resigns as IABA’s high performance director
# Irish Boxing
From The42
# Irish Boxing

Bernard Dunne resigns as IABA’s high performance director

May 4th 2022, 5:55 PM 7,863 Views 3 Comments

Dunne has been on extended leave from the role since the Tokyo Olympics.

Katie Taylor's triumph over Amanda Serrano attracted 1.5 million viewers worldwide
# Record Breaker
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# Record Breaker

Katie Taylor's triumph over Amanda Serrano attracted 1.5 million viewers worldwide

May 4th 2022, 4:44 PM 7,453 Views 4 Comments

Fans tuned in across 170+ markets worldwide.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Katie Taylor: 'Tonight was absolutely the best moment of my career'
# High Point
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# High Point

Katie Taylor: 'Tonight was absolutely the best moment of my career'

May 1st 2022, 1:05 PM 68,109 Views 36 Comments

Eddie Hearn is keen on staging a Taylor-Serrano sequel in Ireland.

Katie Taylor comes back from the brink to defeat Amanda Serrano in fight for the ages
# The Legend Continues
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# The Legend Continues

Katie Taylor comes back from the brink to defeat Amanda Serrano in fight for the ages

May 1st 2022, 4:16 AM 174,584 Views 154 Comments

On an electrifying night in New York, the Irish great gritted out a seismic victory over her slightly favoured longtime rival after being badly hurt in the fifth round.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 30 April, 2022

From 'sh****ng it' meeting Katie Taylor as a 14-year-old to fighting on her Madison Square Garden undercard
# Next Gen
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# Next Gen

From 'sh****ng it' meeting Katie Taylor as a 14-year-old to fighting on her Madison Square Garden undercard

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 PM 15,482 Views 4 Comments

Australia’s Skye Nicolson, whose boxing brothers died tragically before she was born, is hellbent on carrying their legacy to new heights.

'I’m coming from the likes of McGuigan, Collins, McCullough... We'll bring that heritage'
# Taylor
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# Taylor

'I’m coming from the likes of McGuigan, Collins, McCullough... We'll bring that heritage'

Apr 30th 2022, 11:00 AM 17,872 Views 2 Comments

Katie Taylor on spending time with Amanda Serrano, being grateful she’s not fighting on a Jake Paul undercard, and comparisons between tonight’s bout and her 2012 Olympic final.

# irish-boxing - Friday 29 April, 2022

Hairs raised and roof lifted at MSG as Taylor and Serrano make weight for title showdown
# Electric
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# Electric

Hairs raised and roof lifted at MSG as Taylor and Serrano make weight for title showdown

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 11:20 PM 57,203 Views 27 Comments

The Irish turned out in force, with plenty of Puerto Rican noise too, as Saturday night’s protagonists faced off on stage.

Katie Taylor 'couldn't care less' that she's the underdog for the first time in her career
# A Night Of Firsts
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# A Night Of Firsts

Katie Taylor 'couldn't care less' that she's the underdog for the first time in her career

Apr 29th 2022, 4:06 PM 5,001 Views 3 Comments

‘I think we were supposed to be fighting in Eddie Hearn’s backyard during the pandemic, so I think MSG and a packed 20,000 arena… It is a bit better.’

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''
# Dem Apples
From The42
# Dem Apples

'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''

Apr 27th 2022, 10:15 PM 31,315 Views 13 Comments

With MSG almost sold out for Saturday, Eddie Hearn has reiterated that he would be ‘very disappointed’ if Taylor never fights in Ireland as a professional.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'
# Perfect Harmony
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# Perfect Harmony

'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'

Apr 13th 2022, 2:34 PM 4,972 Views 0 Comments

Kellie Harrington is ready to take on the world again after a few weeks in which she won Strandja gold, sang on the Late Late, and married her partner Mandy.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 9 April, 2022

'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'
# Survive And Advance
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# Survive And Advance

'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'

Apr 9th 2022, 1:27 PM 18,677 Views 2 Comments

Eric Donovan is ready for one last European title tilt in the ring, but he’s already winning outside of it.

# irish-boxing - Monday 4 April, 2022

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89

Apr 4th 2022, 8:25 PM 5,824 Views 1 Comment

He was once crowned the honorary bantamweight champion of Germany after beating the country’s three previous title-holders inside 12 months.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 2 April, 2022

O'Rourke seeking league glory with Rossies just a week after European boxing gold
# Multi-talented
From The42
# Multi-talented

O'Rourke seeking league glory with Rossies just a week after European boxing gold

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:50 AM 2,711 Views 0 Comments

‘Boxing will always be my number one sport, but as long as I’m able to keep everything going, I will.’

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return
# Sonny Delight
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# Sonny Delight

Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return

Mar 23rd 2022, 1:21 PM 22,783 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand’s two-time Rugby World Cup winner and Limerick’s former middleweight world champion teamed up for a short night’s work in Sydney.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships
# Green Fight And Gold
From The42
# Green Fight And Gold

Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:40 PM 3,883 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon senior footballer O’Rourke won a 4-1 split in her 70kg final, while Dubliner Fay was dominant in her 54kg decider.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 26 February, 2022

O'Rourke joins Harrington in claiming gold at prestigious Strandja tournament
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

O'Rourke joins Harrington in claiming gold at prestigious Strandja tournament

Updated Feb 26th 2022, 6:15 PM 6,265 Views 3 Comments

The Tokyo Olympians took gold in Sofia, neither of them losing a fight in the eyes of a single judge all week.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Harrington and O'Rourke guarantee medals in Sofia
# Strandja Tournament
From The42
# Strandja Tournament

Harrington and O'Rourke guarantee medals in Sofia

Feb 23rd 2022, 4:01 PM 2,809 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic lightweight champion and the 2019 European middleweight champion marched into Friday’s semis with dominant displays.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Kellie Harrington makes winning return to the ring at Strandja tournament
# Let's Go Champ
From The42
# Let's Go Champ

Kellie Harrington makes winning return to the ring at Strandja tournament

Updated Feb 22nd 2022, 7:27 PM 18,195 Views 8 Comments

The Olympic champion was fighting competitively for the first time since her Tokyo final win over Beatriz Ferreira.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Taylor: 'This is going to be a career-defining night... But I have been refined in the fire'
# Meeting The Enemy
From The42
# Meeting The Enemy

Taylor: 'This is going to be a career-defining night... But I have been refined in the fire'

Feb 2nd 2022, 10:44 PM 43,903 Views 14 Comments

Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano stared down for the first time ahead of their 30 April superfight on a hectic media day in New York.

# irish-boxing - Monday 31 January, 2022

Sonny Bill Williams and Andy Lee: An unlikely partnership of world champions
# Brothers With Arms
From The42
# Brothers With Arms

Sonny Bill Williams and Andy Lee: An unlikely partnership of world champions

Jan 31st 2022, 11:55 PM 22,845 Views 4 Comments

A move from rugby league to rugby union in 2008 sparked the New Zealand sporting legend’s interest in boxing – because he found himself a million dollars in debt.

# irish-boxing - Friday 7 January, 2022

Conlan to challenge Wood for featherweight belt in champion's hometown of Nottingham
# Behind Enemy Lines
From The42
# Behind Enemy Lines

Conlan to challenge Wood for featherweight belt in champion's hometown of Nottingham

Jan 7th 2022, 4:39 PM 6,018 Views 4 Comments

The Belfast man will hope his legion of travelling supporters make Nottingham feel like home on 12 March.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 19 December, 2021

Amanda Serrano dominates common opponent Gutierrez to set up superfight with Katie Taylor
# Held Up Her End
From The42
# Held Up Her End

Amanda Serrano dominates common opponent Gutierrez to set up superfight with Katie Taylor

Dec 19th 2021, 5:21 AM 25,916 Views 7 Comments

The Puerto Rican southpaw dominated the rock-solid Spaniard to pave the way for an April showdown.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Galway's three-time Irish Senior champion Kieran Molloy turns professional with Top Rank
# New Venture
From The42
# New Venture

Galway's three-time Irish Senior champion Kieran Molloy turns professional with Top Rank

Dec 16th 2021, 5:28 PM 2,830 Views 0 Comments

The Oughterard BC man joins Michael Conlan, Kurt Walker and the man whom he edged out in the 2019 Senior final, Paddy Donovan, on Bob Arum’s books.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 11 December, 2021

Taylor must send not-so-gentle reminder of why she's boss
# Taylor V Sharipova
From The42
# Taylor V Sharipova

Taylor must send not-so-gentle reminder of why she's boss

Dec 11th 2021, 12:00 PM 18,599 Views 5 Comments

The Irish icon can send a message to the boxing world that the rumours of her decline are premature with an impressive victory tonight.

# irish-boxing - Friday 10 December, 2021

'I've felt real pressure in life... This is just sport' - Agyarko ready to bring the mayhem
# Black Thunder
From The42
# Black Thunder

'I've felt real pressure in life... This is just sport' - Agyarko ready to bring the mayhem

Dec 10th 2021, 7:17 PM 4,472 Views 0 Comments

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
# Happy Christmas Sure
From The42
# Happy Christmas Sure

Champion Taylor and challenger Sharipova - bearing a gift - face off for final time before title bout

Dec 10th 2021, 2:54 PM 14,071 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Russian Blues
From The42
# Russian Blues

'I do remember her coming up to me after that and actually apologising for her comments in London'

Dec 10th 2021, 8:00 AM 9,505 Views 1 Comment

Katie Taylor responds to Sofya Ochigava’s recent comments about their 2012 Olympic final and discusses her involvement in a new boxing video game.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 9 December, 2021

'It feels like we're up against this country-backed fighter who has come in on a mission to dethrone Katie'
# We Don't Let This Slip
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# We Don't Let This Slip

'It feels like we're up against this country-backed fighter who has come in on a mission to dethrone Katie'

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 8:02 PM 37,750 Views 10 Comments

With so much on the line for Katie Taylor, Firuza Sharipova and her huge travelling party have spooked Eddie Hearn on Merseyside.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'
# Appreciate The Concern
From The42
# Appreciate The Concern

Katie Taylor: 'I'm not thinking about retirement right now - but I guess everyone else is'

Nov 24th 2021, 11:47 PM 24,569 Views 9 Comments

‘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.’

# irish-boxing - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Demetrius Andrade stops Jason Quigley in two rounds to defend his middleweight title
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Demetrius Andrade stops Jason Quigley in two rounds to defend his middleweight title

Nov 20th 2021, 4:36 AM 16,391 Views 2 Comments

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
# Kid Dynamite
From The42
# Kid Dynamite

'You'll remember Thomas O'Toole's name' - Galway prospect's stunning 1st-round KO catches Hearn's eye

Nov 20th 2021, 1:03 AM 30,597 Views 0 Comments

The 2019 Irish Elite champion was supposed to be graduating from GMIT today but turned up instead in New Hampshire with a spectacular win.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Champ Andrade the away fighter on his own turf as he and Quigley make weight for title fight
# Yup Donegal
From The42
# Yup Donegal

Champ Andrade the away fighter on his own turf as he and Quigley make weight for title fight

Nov 18th 2021, 7:17 PM 4,891 Views 0 Comments

The Irish challenger weighed in at 159.8lbs to a cacophony of noise in the American’s neighbouring state.

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