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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Sunday 25 September, 2022

Eric Donovan digs deep to win EU title in thriller
# Warrior
From The42
# Warrior

Eric Donovan digs deep to win EU title in thriller

Sep 25th 2022, 12:10 AM 11,818 Views 3 Comments

Earlier, Belfast’s Anthony Cacace earned his own career-best victory over previously unbeaten Italian Michael Magnesi.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

'Medals don't change my life or who I am as a person in any way, shape or form'
# GMO
From The42
# GMO

'Medals don't change my life or who I am as a person in any way, shape or form'

Sep 14th 2022, 7:30 AM 2,476 Views 0 Comments

Michaela Walsh has her eyes set on the podium at Paris 2024, but ‘everything from this point onwards is a bonus.’

# irish-boxing - Thursday 18 August, 2022

The former Brian Dillon's man taking on Britain's rising star on the Usyk-Joshua undercard
# Small World
From The42
# Small World

The former Brian Dillon's man taking on Britain's rising star on the Usyk-Joshua undercard

Aug 18th 2022, 10:00 PM 19,385 Views 0 Comments

Petar Nosic has swapped the phone in Abtran for a place on one of the world’s biggest sporting stages this Saturday.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 11 August, 2022

More boxing upheaval as IABA chairman and CEO announce their resignations
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

More boxing upheaval as IABA chairman and CEO announce their resignations

Aug 11th 2022, 10:44 PM 25,736 Views 18 Comments

Fergal Carruth and Ciaran Kirwan’s decision ‘follows the rejection by delegates of the proposals on good corporate governance at the IABA’s EGM in Roscommon on 10 July.’

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Boxing funding cut but Sport Ireland 'a long way from giving up hope' on IABA reform
# Problem Child
From The42
# Problem Child

Boxing funding cut but Sport Ireland 'a long way from giving up hope' on IABA reform

Aug 9th 2022, 6:30 PM 3,324 Views 0 Comments

Irish boxing’s NGB has until mid-September to propose a restructure of its long-maligned governance.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Irish youngster Gallagher continues to catch Hearn's eye as he seals medal
# Hey Jude
From The42
# Hey Jude

Irish youngster Gallagher continues to catch Hearn's eye as he seals medal

Aug 3rd 2022, 8:10 PM 7,107 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old Tyrone man has emerged as one of the stars of the tournament.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 21 July, 2022

'Who needs Caoimhín Agyarko?'
# Homebird
From The42
# Homebird

'Who needs Caoimhín Agyarko?'

Updated Jul 21st 2022, 9:31 PM 26,193 Views 7 Comments

The unbeaten prospect wants to become ‘an icon for Irish fight fans and for Irish people generally… And that starts at home,’ he says.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Funding cuts and protest votes: What's happening with the IABA?
# In-fighting
From The42
# In-fighting

Funding cuts and protest votes: What's happening with the IABA?

Jul 14th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,495 Views 3 Comments

The sky is blue, the grass is green, and the IABA finds itself in ‘a crisis of its own making’.

# irish-boxing - Monday 30 May, 2022

Galway's Gabriel Dossen wins gold at European Championships
# Gift Of The Gab
From The42
# Gift Of The Gab

Galway's Gabriel Dossen wins gold at European Championships

May 30th 2022, 6:30 PM 24,599 Views 12 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
From The42
# The Eagle Has Landed

New stars Dossen and Eagleson secure European Championship medals for Ireland

Updated May 27th 2022, 4:40 PM 15,679 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
From The42
# Sickener

Highly unfortunate defeat for heavyweight medal prospect Marley in Yerevan

May 26th 2022, 6:35 PM 6,378 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
From The42
# Plan B

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

May 24th 2022, 5:01 PM 39,277 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 18,436 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
From The42
# Into The History Books

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

May 16th 2022, 4:34 PM 16,071 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 22,422 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
From The42
# 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 35,532 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 7,912 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
From The42
# Record Breaker

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

May 4th 2022, 4:44 PM 7,479 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
From The42
# High Point

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

May 1st 2022, 1:05 PM 68,176 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
From The42
# 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 174,690 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
From The42
# 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 15,541 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
From The42
# Taylor

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

Apr 30th 2022, 11:00 AM 17,896 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
From The42
# Electric

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

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 11:20 PM 57,227 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
From The42
# 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 5,025 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 31,346 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
From The42
# 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 4,985 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
From The42
# 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 18,890 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 5,851 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 2,734 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
From The42
# Sonny Delight

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

Mar 23rd 2022, 1:21 PM 22,896 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 3,908 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 6,278 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 2,815 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 18,204 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 43,925 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 22,972 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 6,039 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 25,989 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 2,872 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 18,629 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.

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