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Last year
# Road to Croker
Tonight should be the opening scene of Katie Taylor’s greatest chapter
Bout can be stepping stone to Croke Park epic.
All time
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'All I want is a shot': Unbeaten Eric Donovan is ready to seize his chance at world level
After helping Jude Gallagher to a national title last night, Donovan steps into the ring himself in Glasgow this evening.
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Duel stars: the boxers in opposite corners at Croke Park today
Olympian Darren O’Neill and pro champion Matthew Macklin hurled for club and county before excelling in the ring.
# Follow the leader
'Distracting and destabilising': Leo Varadkar says 'everyone is waiting' on a decision from Enda
Regina Doherty thinks the Taoiseach should be given space to make his own decision.
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Conor McGregor still isn't top of the UFC's pound-for-pound rankings
Flyweight champ Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson remains the UFC’s top fighter.
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All 36 Olympic boxing referees and judges stood down by AIBA
The three dozen officials will not be used again pending an investigation.
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Here's how to get yourself sent off just 19 seconds into a game
Pablo Heredia had the briefest of evenings.
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Rooney KOs boxing celebration because little Kai copied it at school
Striker Wayne Rooney has defended his boxing antics and insisted he was not knocked out by Phil Bardsley.
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Fingers crossed: 3,300 Round Two CAO offers out today
For 761 students, it’s good news.
Monaghan v Tyrone, Ulster SFC quarter-final
We went minute by minute as Tyrone and Monaghan squared off.
# X Gon Give It To Ya
George Zimmerman is going to fight DMX
Wait, what?
# Fiiiiiiiight
Cowen: "Humphreys has 'crocodile tears' on Irish Water, Humphreys: "Do your homework."
The Labour TD has hit back at Barry Cowen, who questioned his raising of pay at Irish Water.
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Confrontation is what rugby is all about - Rory Best relishing Italian slog
The Ulster hooker feels Italy had a stranglehold on England’s scrum at Twickenham last week.
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Noonan chases Irish version of Greek deal on ECB profits
Any profits the ECB makes on buying Greek bonds are given straight back to Greece – and Ireland may look for similar.
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Dudey Army, assemble! McCloskey set for Belfast bout against Perez
Dungiven’s Paul McCloskey fights Manuel Perez in the Odyssey Arena on 22 September.
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Here's the conspiracy theory on why Manny Pacquiao lost on Saturday night
Fight fans are pointing the finger at the money men though Top Rank chief Bob Arum is outraged.
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Freddie Roach says Manny Pacquiao might retire after his title defense on Saturday
Could this be the end for Pac Man?
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If boxers don’t win gold, London will be a failure for us, says Michael Carruth
The pressure is on Billy Walsh’s fighters to deliver this summer, according to the Barcelona ’92 hero.
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Klitschko has no plans to break Foreman's record
Vitali wants to concentrate on his budding political career rather than become the oldest heavyweight titleholder in history. Why not do both?
# Research
Head space: why do some fighters suffer brain damage and others don't?
Doctors are working to find out how they can make boxing and MMA safer, with new comprehensive study in Las Vegas.