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#Irish Boxing

# irish-boxing - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Veteran O'Neill defeats prodigy Tucker to reach Elite semis after four years out of the ring
# The Old Dog
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# The Old Dog

Veteran O'Neill defeats prodigy Tucker to reach Elite semis after four years out of the ring

Sat 6:17 PM 5,353 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-boxing great rolled back the years as he reached the 86kg semi-finals.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 5 September, 2021

'I don't think any of the big names can actually fight without mentioning my name'
# You Best Not Miss
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# You Best Not Miss

'I don't think any of the big names can actually fight without mentioning my name'

Sep 5th 2021, 12:58 PM 39,032 Views 11 Comments

Katie Taylor wants all the belts at 140 and 147 pounds. It sounds like an extra career’s worth of hassle, but it might take only two fights.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 4 September, 2021

Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown
# Aaaand Still
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# Aaaand Still

Katie Taylor dominates Jennifer Han from pillar to post to defend undisputed crown

Sep 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 76,334 Views 59 Comments

Taylor earned a shutout victory on the judges’ scorecards, improving her professional record to 19-0(6KOs).

'Every Christmas, I got a Leeds United jersey and a pair of football boots'
# Land Of Her Father
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# Land Of Her Father

'Every Christmas, I got a Leeds United jersey and a pair of football boots'

Sep 4th 2021, 2:00 PM 35,318 Views 4 Comments

Katie Taylor is embracing the opportunity to fight in her father’s hometown, which she visited with her family throughout her childhood.

# irish-boxing - Friday 3 September, 2021

Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor
# Texas Forever
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# Texas Forever

Jennifer Han is chaneling 'a community effort' from El Paso to dethrone Katie Taylor

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:28 PM 50,766 Views 6 Comments

‘I don’t plan on fighting Katie Taylor’s fight. I don’t plan on standing in front of her and letting her do what she does best.’

Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington
# Marching On
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# Marching On

Taylor on weight as she's warmly welcomed to Leeds, while things heat up between Lara and Warrington

Sep 3rd 2021, 2:18 PM 9,152 Views 4 Comments

The undisputed champ and her challenger comfortably made weight for tomorrow night’s world-title contest.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 2 September, 2021

'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'
# The Boss
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# The Boss

'I said to her: 'How many more fights have you got?' She looked at me like she was going to kill me'

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 36,178 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Hearn wants Katie Taylor to headline at Madison Square Garden versus Amanda Serrano, ‘but we’ve got to get it over the f***ing line.’

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'
# Real Recognise Real
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# Real Recognise Real

Taylor on Harrington: 'What she's doing for those kids - inspiring a generation - is very, very special'

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 8:02 PM 22,556 Views 3 Comments

‘The young girls growing up actually watching Kellie win that gold medal: you have no idea what that’s going to do for kids in that area.’

# irish-boxing - Sunday 29 August, 2021

Brilliant Cacace drops and outclasses Woodstock in BT Sport headliner
# Statement Made
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# Statement Made

Brilliant Cacace drops and outclasses Woodstock in BT Sport headliner

Aug 29th 2021, 12:44 AM 4,851 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast man boxed masterfully at times, hurting his opponent on several occasions as he retained his British title.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional
# Options
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# Options

Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional

Aug 17th 2021, 1:21 PM 22,325 Views 11 Comments

The Olympic champion says her next move must suit her partner, Mandy Loughlin, as well as her family.

'A loyalist flute band marched me down the Shankill after I carried the Irish flag. Where was the bitterness?'
# Wayne's World
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# Wayne's World

'A loyalist flute band marched me down the Shankill after I carried the Irish flag. Where was the bitterness?'

Aug 17th 2021, 10:47 AM 113,548 Views 18 Comments

Boxing opened Wayne McCullough’s eyes long before he carried the tricolour at Seoul ’88.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 14 August, 2021

In Zaur we trust
# One Of The Greats
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# One Of The Greats

In Zaur we trust

Aug 14th 2021, 10:47 AM 23,645 Views 9 Comments

Kellie Harrington’s Olympic gold medal might be the Georgian’s crowning moment.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

'Even before the European qualifiers... I remember going, 'I'm flipping not even in the top 40''
# Bolt From The Blue
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# Bolt From The Blue

'Even before the European qualifiers... I remember going, 'I'm flipping not even in the top 40''

Aug 10th 2021, 8:55 PM 8,609 Views 2 Comments

Aidan Walsh has gone from beaten semi-finalist at the national championships to Olympic medallist in just over two years.

Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone
# Home Sweet Home
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# Home Sweet Home

Kellie Harrington just wants a cup of tea and a scone

Aug 10th 2021, 4:45 PM 31,743 Views 5 Comments

‘Everyone is saying, ‘Ah, you’ve a great community. Your community is fantastic.’ Sure I’m saying that forever, like!’

# irish-boxing - Monday 9 August, 2021

Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?
# Options
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# Options

Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?

Aug 9th 2021, 9:24 PM 24,573 Views 22 Comments

Gavan Casey explores three potential avenues for Ireland’s third Olympic boxing champion, all of which may appeal to her for different reasons.

Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow
# Dublin 1 World Nil
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# Dublin 1 World Nil

Olympic champ Harrington to travel through Dublin's north inner city on open-top bus tomorrow

Updated Aug 9th 2021, 8:37 PM 21,692 Views 23 Comments

The bus will take in on its route Portland Row, Harrington’s home street.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Michael Conlan drops and decisions teak-tough TJ Doheny in front of 8,000-capacity crowd
# Falls Park
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# Falls Park

Michael Conlan drops and decisions teak-tough TJ Doheny in front of 8,000-capacity crowd

Aug 7th 2021, 12:33 AM 94,755 Views 29 Comments

The Belfast man impressed as he beat Portlaoise’s former world champion by unanimous decision to edge closer to world-title contention.

# irish-boxing - Monday 2 August, 2021

'The hardest thing I've ever done' - Billy Walsh laments role in eliminating Kurt Walker from Olympics
# Emotional
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# Emotional

'The hardest thing I've ever done' - Billy Walsh laments role in eliminating Kurt Walker from Olympics

Aug 2nd 2021, 5:19 PM 68,076 Views 12 Comments

Walsh drafted Walker into Ireland’s High Performance Unit as a 17-year-old in 2012, but trained Duke Ragan to victory over the Irishman in Tokyo.

# irish-boxing - Monday 26 July, 2021

Irish captain Brendan Irvine eliminated after split decision loss against Carlo Paalam
# Blow
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# Blow

Irish captain Brendan Irvine eliminated after split decision loss against Carlo Paalam

Jul 26th 2021, 4:42 AM 6,435 Views 1 Comment

Belfast’s Brendan Irvine lost out in his round 32 flyweight bout earlier this morning.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Bright start for Irish boxing as Kurt Walker scores unanimous decision win
# Job Done
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# Job Done

Bright start for Irish boxing as Kurt Walker scores unanimous decision win

Jul 24th 2021, 5:06 AM 13,389 Views 4 Comments

Featherweight Kurt Walker overcame a third-round cut to march on to the last sixteen.

# irish-boxing - Friday 23 July, 2021

One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era
# Luck Of The Draw
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# Luck Of The Draw

One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era

Jul 23rd 2021, 9:34 AM 17,015 Views 5 Comments

A cruel draw and a different scene make it difficult to see a talented team replicating the success of Beijing or London.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 1 July, 2021

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton
# Where There's A Will
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# Where There's A Will

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton

Jul 1st 2021, 7:45 AM 21,889 Views 1 Comment

Jessica McCaskill: from homelessness to investment banking, willing a Katie Taylor fight into existence, and becoming a living legend in her own right.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Michael Conlan and TJ Doheny to square off in massive all-Irish clash at Belfast's Falls Park
# Derby
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# Derby

Michael Conlan and TJ Doheny to square off in massive all-Irish clash at Belfast's Falls Park

Jun 30th 2021, 5:48 PM 9,307 Views 3 Comments

Former professional world champion Doheny will face former amateur world champion and ranked contender Conlan in the latter’s backyard.

# irish-boxing - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois
# Full Steam Ahead
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# Full Steam Ahead

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois

Updated Jun 8th 2021, 4:09 PM 20,762 Views 13 Comments

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.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics
# Family Fortunes
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# Family Fortunes

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics

Jun 6th 2021, 4:09 PM 5,846 Views 2 Comments

The Belfast boxers sealed their places in Tokyo within 45 minutes of each other in Paris.

# irish-boxing - Friday 4 June, 2021

Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

Harrington to face feared professional world champ for Olympic spot after perfect day for Ireland

Jun 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 6,195 Views 10 Comments

Five out of five for the Irish in Paris. Not a bad start.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 3 June, 2021

'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''
# Turning The Page
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# Turning The Page

'When he said 'from Ballybofey, Donegal'... The legs went, I was down on my knees like, 'Thank f*** for that!''

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:35 AM 9,225 Views 1 Comment

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.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 15 May, 2021

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival
# Line 'em Up
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# Line 'em Up

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival

May 15th 2021, 9:07 PM 11,980 Views 3 Comments

‘Mac Attack’ stopped Alexandru Jur in the sixth to defend his European title and set up an intriguing Ireland-v-England clash.

# irish-boxing - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Joseph Parker, in his first fight under Andy Lee, recovers from knockdown to pip Chisora on points
# Andy's Winning Matches
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# Andy's Winning Matches

Joseph Parker, in his first fight under Andy Lee, recovers from knockdown to pip Chisora on points

May 2nd 2021, 1:02 AM 12,138 Views 3 Comments

The Kiwi began training with Lee in Dublin seven weeks ago.

# irish-boxing - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title
# Champion's Rally
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# Champion's Rally

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title

May 1st 2021, 10:47 PM 77,411 Views 94 Comments

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
# Impacto
From The42
# Impacto

Tennyson suffers shock first-round stoppage defeat to Straffon

May 1st 2021, 7:04 PM 6,561 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast puncher was outgunned and halted by the unheralded Mexican, who transformed his career in just over two minutes.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 29 April, 2021

The story of Maureen Shea, 'The Real Million Dollar Baby'
# Born For The Role
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# Born For The Role

The story of Maureen Shea, 'The Real Million Dollar Baby'

Apr 29th 2021, 11:59 PM 24,976 Views 4 Comments

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.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic
# Back To The Future
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# Back To The Future

Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic

Apr 28th 2021, 2:04 PM 9,512 Views 2 Comments

The Irish icon won a thrilling London Olympics quarter-final between them, but the Liverpudlian knows how to tear up a script.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Son-of-legend Tszyu breaks down Kildare's Hogan in stoppage victory
# A Boy Named Tszyu
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# A Boy Named Tszyu

Son-of-legend Tszyu breaks down Kildare's Hogan in stoppage victory

Mar 31st 2021, 2:07 PM 9,731 Views 2 Comments

The Aussie was in ferocious form as he ironed out a couple of early complications and halted the Irishman.

# irish-boxing - Monday 29 March, 2021

Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck
# Home And Away
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# Home And Away

Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 12:00 PM 22,418 Views 4 Comments

Dennis Hogan faces a make-or-break fight with Aussie ‘second coming’ Tim Tszyu on Wednesday morning, live on eir Sport.

# irish-boxing - Friday 19 March, 2021

Joe Ward puts right his cruel debut defeat with rematch victory in Puerto Rico
# Reboot
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# Reboot

Joe Ward puts right his cruel debut defeat with rematch victory in Puerto Rico

Mar 19th 2021, 4:06 AM 6,838 Views 1 Comment

The Moate light-heavyweight shut out Marco Delgado on all three judges’ scorecards, improving to 3-1(2KOs) in a pivotal early-career fight.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Ward ready to set record straight after 'long, difficult time' recovering from injury and personal loss
# Mighty Joe
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# Mighty Joe

Ward ready to set record straight after 'long, difficult time' recovering from injury and personal loss

Mar 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 5,898 Views 1 Comment

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.

# irish-boxing - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Team Ireland duo secure bronze medals at least on mixed day in Bulgaria
# Podium Places
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# Podium Places

Team Ireland duo secure bronze medals at least on mixed day in Bulgaria

Feb 25th 2021, 8:09 PM 2,728 Views 0 Comments

Aoife O’Rourke and Brendan Irvine march on, while there was disappointment and frustration for Michaela Walsh.

# irish-boxing - Monday 22 February, 2021

Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return
# Dusting Off
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# Dusting Off

Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return

Feb 22nd 2021, 8:57 PM 2,979 Views 0 Comments

Barnard Dunne’s Irish team are competing in Sofia in preparation for the summer’s final Olympic qualifiers.

# irish-boxing - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Belfast's Cacace to headline as Frampton's bid for history is pushed back due to minor injury
# Star In Waiting
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# Star In Waiting

Belfast's Cacace to headline as Frampton's bid for history is pushed back due to minor injury

Feb 17th 2021, 7:45 PM 3,029 Views 0 Comments

A hand injury has forced the postponement of the Belfast icon’s upcoming world-title fight, opening the door for another prodigious Irish boxer.

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