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#TKO

# tko - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Golovkin batters Szeremeta to win by seventh round stoppage
# Convincing
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# Convincing

Golovkin batters Szeremeta to win by seventh round stoppage

Dec 19th 2020, 10:33 AM 5,446 Views 7 Comments

The 38-year-old floored his soft-punching opponent in the first, second, fourth and seventh rounds.

# tko - Friday 19 July, 2019

Jason Quigley saved from himself in gruelling first career defeat
# TKO
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# TKO

Jason Quigley saved from himself in gruelling first career defeat

Jul 19th 2019, 6:21 AM 19,786 Views 11 Comments

The 28-year-old Ballybofey man showed extraordinary heart but took a battering at the hands of Tureano Johnson.

# tko - Saturday 20 April, 2019

First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg
# Knockout
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# Knockout

First round TKO sees 38-year-old veteran Overeem beat Oleinik at UFC St. Petersburg

Apr 20th 2019, 11:05 PM 8,670 Views 6 Comments

Overeem extended his winning streak on Saturday in the Russian capital.

# tko - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Rio Ferdinand refused pro boxing licence
# TKO
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Rio Ferdinand refused pro boxing licence

May 3rd 2018, 1:01 PM 14,642 Views 14 Comments

The former Man Utd defender says he’s ‘hanging up his gloves’.

# tko - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'The Korean Zombie' marks UFC return with first-round TKO after three-year absence
# He's Back
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# He's Back

'The Korean Zombie' marks UFC return with first-round TKO after three-year absence

Feb 5th 2017, 10:18 AM 9,383 Views 7 Comments

Chan Sung Jung enjoyed an impressive comeback in last night’s main event in Houston.

# tko - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone'
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Charlie Ward's father: 'He didn't go out to kill anyone'

Apr 12th 2016, 6:53 PM 14,389 Views 12 Comments

A Portuguese fighter was hospitalised and later died following his TKO loss at Saturday’s Total Extreme Fighting MMA event in Dublin.

# tko - Thursday 1 October, 2015

The 'Thrilla in Manila' was 40 years ago today
# The Greatest V Smokin Joe
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# The Greatest V Smokin Joe

The 'Thrilla in Manila' was 40 years ago today

Oct 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 3,406 Views 9 Comments

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had one of the greatest fights in history.

# tko - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

John Joe Nevin keeps unbeaten pro record intact with TKO on boxing return
# Mullilngar Shuffle
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# Mullilngar Shuffle

John Joe Nevin keeps unbeaten pro record intact with TKO on boxing return

Aug 26th 2015, 10:50 AM 7,615 Views 10 Comments

Ireland’s Olympic silver medallist was back in the ring last night after a 10-month lay-off.

# tko - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Kimbo Slice takes out 51-year-old Ken Shamrock with 1st round TKO
# Oaps
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# Oaps

Kimbo Slice takes out 51-year-old Ken Shamrock with 1st round TKO

Jun 20th 2015, 4:36 PM 9,952 Views 5 Comments

The pair met for the headline fight at Bellator 138 last night.

# tko - Sunday 10 May, 2015

There were 2 brutal knockouts last night, while Matthew Macklin got back to winning ways
# Fight Night
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# Fight Night

There were 2 brutal knockouts last night, while Matthew Macklin got back to winning ways

May 10th 2015, 11:26 AM 7,354 Views 11 Comments

James Kirkland and Raphael Zumbano Love were on the receiving end of devastating TKOs.

# tko - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Chris Fields' UFC hopes knocked back as he suffers devastating TKO after 23 seconds
# Lights Out
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# Lights Out

Chris Fields' UFC hopes knocked back as he suffers devastating TKO after 23 seconds

Feb 21st 2015, 10:55 PM 12,200 Views 7 Comments

Frenchman Cheick Kone proved too powerful for the Irish middleweight in Wolverhampton tonight.

# tko - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final
# TKO
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# TKO

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final

Nov 23rd 2014, 7:52 PM 18,638 Views 47 Comments

Yana Allekseenva will attempt to stop the Bray star’s five-in-a-row bid.

# tko - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Matthew Macklin's fight postponed after trainer Jamie Moore shot in Spain
# TKO
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# TKO

Matthew Macklin's fight postponed after trainer Jamie Moore shot in Spain

Aug 6th 2014, 12:55 PM 11,852 Views 3 Comments

Ex-European champion, Jamie Moore is in hospital after shooting

# tko - Monday 16 December, 2013

Sebastien Chabal in trouble after this right hook
# TKO
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# TKO

Sebastien Chabal in trouble after this right hook

Dec 16th 2013, 9:54 AM 10,488 Views 11 Comments

The former France talisman faces a ban for the punch this weekend.

# tko - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Mike Tyson banned from Britain over rape conviction
# TKO
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# TKO

Mike Tyson banned from Britain over rape conviction

Dec 10th 2013, 9:25 PM 21,058 Views 62 Comments

The former heavyweight champion is on publicity tour for his autobiography.

# tko - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Anderson Silva was asking to be knocked out last night... and that's exactly what he got
# UFC 162
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# UFC 162

Anderson Silva was asking to be knocked out last night... and that's exactly what he got

Jul 7th 2013, 12:35 PM 7,056 Views 17 Comments

The legendary middleweight’s 7-year title reign was ended in spectacular fashion by Chris Weidman.

# tko - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Uncaged: The best UFC knockouts of the year so far
# TKO
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# TKO

Uncaged: The best UFC knockouts of the year so far

Jun 29th 2013, 3:09 PM 2,243 Views 3 Comments

Featuing big hits from and Vitor Belfort, Antonio Silva and Ireland’s Conor McGregor.

# tko - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Dominant Amir Khan beats Carlos Molina in LA
# TKO
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# TKO

Dominant Amir Khan beats Carlos Molina in LA

Dec 16th 2012, 9:40 AM 1,119 Views 3 Comments

The victory at Los Angeles’ Sports Arena stopped a run of two successive setbacks for the Bolton fighter.

# tko - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Chicken salad floors world champion Wladimir Klitschko
# TKO
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# TKO

Chicken salad floors world champion Wladimir Klitschko

Nov 27th 2012, 5:33 PM 1,584 Views 1 Comment

Having been taken ill after an evening meal, Klitschko had to call an ambulance during the night and was put on a drip by an emergency doctor. Should have had the soup.

# tko - Sunday 8 July, 2012

UFC 148: Anderson Silva retains his middleweight crown after second round TKO
# Undisputed
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# Undisputed

UFC 148: Anderson Silva retains his middleweight crown after second round TKO

Jul 8th 2012, 1:27 PM 809 Views 1 Comment

The Brazilian was tested early on by Chael Sonnen before wrapping up his 15th win in succession.

# tko - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Mike Tyson says he changed his life around because there were 'too many venereal diseases'
# TKO
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# TKO

Mike Tyson says he changed his life around because there were 'too many venereal diseases'

Jun 19th 2012, 9:00 PM 1,269 Views 0 Comments

Iron Mike is taking his show to Broadway.

# tko - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Henderson punishes Edgar at UFC 144
# TKO
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Henderson punishes Edgar at UFC 144

Feb 26th 2012, 11:17 AM 266 Views 0 Comments

The centrepiece of a crowded bill, Ben Henderson’s at times brutal demolition of lightweight champ Frankie Edgar stole the show at Japan’s Saitama Super Arena.

# tko - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Un-caged: A look back at the year’s best action
# TKO
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Un-caged: A look back at the year’s best action

Dec 24th 2011, 10:30 AM 287 Views 2 Comments

Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to take stock of the biggest winners and losers from the previous 12 months.

# tko - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Un-caged: a look back at ‘The Ultimate Fighter’
# TKO
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Un-caged: a look back at ‘The Ultimate Fighter’

Dec 3rd 2011, 9:30 AM 373 Views 1 Comment

The UFC’s subtly propagandistic talent show has been running for fourteen seasons and, in addition to winning hearts and minds, has served up some first-class fighting.

# tko - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Un-caged: Results round-up
# TKO
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Un-caged: Results round-up

Nov 26th 2011, 2:22 PM 435 Views 3 Comments

One of the best fights in UFC history, the return of Wanderlei Silva and the organisation’s chance at the big-time: our man takes a look back at the stories and results that have been grabbing the headlines this month.

# tko - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Un-caged: UFC 138 and the British invasion
# TKO
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Un-caged: UFC 138 and the British invasion

Nov 5th 2011, 9:30 AM 201 Views 1 Comment

The UFC touches down in Birmingham this week, and with two British fighters on the card, there’s more than enough to keep the home fans entertained. Connoisseurs, however, will be watching Munoz vs. Leben.

# tko - Saturday 29 October, 2011

Un-caged: Return of the Bad Boy
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Un-caged: Return of the Bad Boy

Oct 29th 2011, 9:30 AM 199 Views 0 Comments

This weeK: Nick Diaz makes yet another return to the UFC and Roy “Big Country” Nelson takes on a diminished Mirko Filipovic in a bid to save his UFC career.

# tko - Friday 21 October, 2011

Un-caged: Three to watch out for at UFC 137
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Un-caged: Three to watch out for at UFC 137

Oct 21st 2011, 7:05 PM 225 Views 0 Comments

George St. Pierre may be gone, but in the view of our resident MMA afficionado, Brian Kirk, UFC 137 was always going to be about an awful lot more than one fight.

# tko - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Un-caged: UFC 136 is stacked from top to bottom
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Un-caged: UFC 136 is stacked from top to bottom

Oct 8th 2011, 12:49 PM 324 Views 0 Comments

Edgar v Maynard, Florian v Aldo, Sonnen v Stann: this week’s card could well be one of the strongest ever.

# tko - Saturday 3 September, 2011

Un-caged: Jon Jones is the real deal
# TKO
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Un-caged: Jon Jones is the real deal

Sep 3rd 2011, 3:32 PM 1,156 Views 3 Comments

With the MMA season in something of a lull, we take the opportunity to profile one of the UFC’s newest stars: light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones.