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'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov
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'It's heartbreaking' – Dublin fighter Emmet Brennan beaten by Dilshod Ruzmetov

Sun 1:38 PM 12,478 Views 12 Comments

Brennan lost to the Uzbekistan fighter by unanimous decision.

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

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

Fri 9:34 AM 16,668 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.

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against former undisputed world cruiserweight champion Usyk
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# Ready To Rock

Joshua to defend heavyweight titles against former undisputed world cruiserweight champion Usyk

Jul 20th 2021, 4:27 PM 4,135 Views 7 Comments

The bout will take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in September.

Former British boxer's Olympic gold medal and MBE stolen during Euro 2020 final
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# James DeGale

Former British boxer's Olympic gold medal and MBE stolen during Euro 2020 final

Jul 13th 2021, 7:57 AM 7,988 Views 1 Comment

James DeGale is appealing for help.

Chris Eubank's son, Sebastian Eubank, dies aged 29
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Chris Eubank's son, Sebastian Eubank, dies aged 29

Jul 9th 2021, 10:43 PM 117,976 Views 22 Comments

‘He was loved and respected by all who knew him,’ wrote Chris Eubank of his son, who passed away in Dubai.

Fury-Wilder fight on the brink following Covid outbreak in Fury camp
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Fury-Wilder fight on the brink following Covid outbreak in Fury camp

Jul 9th 2021, 8:33 AM 4,664 Views 2 Comments

Heavyweight trilogy fight looks set to be postponed until October.

From sleeping in a church to the top of the boxing world - with the help of a milk carton
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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 21,772 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.

Michael Conlan and TJ Doheny to square off in massive all-Irish clash at Belfast's Falls Park
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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 8,579 Views 2 Comments

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

Andy Lee to join BBC commentary legend Mike Costello on DAZN's new boxing broadcast team
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# New Era

Andy Lee to join BBC commentary legend Mike Costello on DAZN's new boxing broadcast team

Jun 28th 2021, 3:34 PM 6,912 Views 2 Comments

BBC veteran Costello and Lee will provide commentary while Maya Jama will present the coverage for future Matchroom shows in the UK.

Gervonta Davis continues to impress while Vasyl Lomachenko returns to winning ways
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Gervonta Davis continues to impress while Vasyl Lomachenko returns to winning ways

Jun 27th 2021, 10:03 AM 4,029 Views 0 Comments

Resounding stoppage victories for both men overnight.

Joshua set to face Usyk in September, confirms Hearn
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# Dangerous Detour

Joshua set to face Usyk in September, confirms Hearn

Jun 26th 2021, 4:12 PM 2,585 Views 6 Comments

The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is likely to host the bout.

Dean Clancy handed walkover in gold medal fight at European U22 Championships
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# Walkover

Dean Clancy handed walkover in gold medal fight at European U22 Championships

Jun 24th 2021, 8:50 PM 4,620 Views 1 Comment

Clancy took gold in Italy, while Adam Hession was stopped in the second round in his final bout.

Two Irish fighters going for gold at European U22 Championships in Italy
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# In The Medals

Two Irish fighters going for gold at European U22 Championships in Italy

Jun 23rd 2021, 10:41 AM 2,204 Views 0 Comments

Dean Clancy and Adam Hession have booked their places in the gold medal bouts.

Japan's Inoue dominates Dasmarinas to retain titles
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# Monster

Japan's Inoue dominates Dasmarinas to retain titles

Jun 20th 2021, 9:50 AM 3,565 Views 1 Comment

Inoue knocked Dasmarinas down three times in three rounds to easily retain his WBA and IBF belts.

Harrington takes gold at Olympic qualifiers with superb victory over British star Dubois
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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 20,714 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.

Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha
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# On The Plane

Emmet Brennan books Olympic spot with hard-fought win over Sweden's Liridon Nuha

Jun 7th 2021, 8:41 PM 3,077 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile Kellie Harrington and Michaela Walsh will both box for gold tomorrow after winning their respective semi-finals bouts.

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it
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# Brain Trauma

'I had no idea about this' - Boxing's biggest taboo and the man seeking to highlight it

Jun 7th 2021, 10:00 AM 30,229 Views 9 Comments

Journalist and author Tris Dixon on his reasons for writing ‘Damage’.

Incredible day for the Walshes as siblings Michaela and Aidan qualify for first Olympics
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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 5,825 Views 2 Comments

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

Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche
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# On The Plane

Kellie Harrington books Olympics spot with superb victory against world champion Maiva Hamadouche

Updated Jun 5th 2021, 7:33 PM 7,734 Views 10 Comments

The Dubliner won by unanimous decision against a vaunted French opponent.

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

Jun 4th 2021, 10:18 PM 6,004 Views 10 Comments

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

Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN
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# Landmark

Hearn parts company with Sky Sports as Matchroom agree exclusive deal with DAZN

Jun 3rd 2021, 2:06 PM 29,646 Views 16 Comments

The five-year deal marks a shift in the Irish, UK and global boxing landscape, and will see Katie Taylor fight exclusively on DAZN.

'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 9,203 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.

Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro
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# Road To Tokyo

Ireland sends nine boxers to Paris for Olympic qualifiers as Nevin pulls out to turn pro

Jun 1st 2021, 11:53 AM 7,419 Views 6 Comments

The fighters will compete between 4-8 June for a place at this year’s rescheduled Games.

Jason Quigley edges Mosley Jr in Vegas to land biggest win of his career
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# The Hills Are Alive

Jason Quigley edges Mosley Jr in Vegas to land biggest win of his career

May 30th 2021, 10:10 AM 37,240 Views 16 Comments

Quigley wins WBO-NABO belt with a thrilling 97-93, 96-94, 95-95 majority decision.

Undisputed champion Taylor sees off Ramirez to make British boxing history
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# Elite Company

Undisputed champion Taylor sees off Ramirez to make British boxing history

May 23rd 2021, 10:10 AM 8,553 Views 3 Comments

He’s only the fifth man to be classed undisputed champion since the four-belt era began in 2004.

Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua fight in doubt due to reported Deontay Wilder ruling
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# Twist In The Tale

Tyson Fury v Anthony Joshua fight in doubt due to reported Deontay Wilder ruling

May 18th 2021, 8:22 AM 8,226 Views 10 Comments

Fury announced this week that the British pair would clash in Saudi Arabia on 14 August.

'I'll bate the b******s out of him no problem' - McCarthy sets up showdown with British rival
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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 11,963 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.

Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman
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# Puerto Rico

Boxer Felix Verdejo could face death penalty after being charged with killing pregnant woman

May 4th 2021, 12:25 PM 7,890 Views 0 Comments

The 27-2(17KOs) lightweight is alleged to have kidnapped and killed his lover, Keishla Rodriguez, after she informed him she was pregnant.

Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California
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Andy Ruiz Jr recovers from knock-down to mark comeback fight with win in California

May 2nd 2021, 10:09 AM 12,959 Views 7 Comments

Ruiz was fighting for the first time since the rematch with Anthony Joshua in December 2019

Joseph Parker, in his first fight under Andy Lee, recovers from knockdown to pip Chisora on points
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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 12,106 Views 3 Comments

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

Taylor edges out Jonas in another enthralling encounter to defend undisputed title
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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 77,379 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
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# Impacto

Tennyson suffers shock first-round stoppage defeat to Straffon

May 1st 2021, 7:04 PM 6,554 Views 0 Comments

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

Conlan lands the WBO international super-bantamweight title in London
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Conlan lands the WBO international super-bantamweight title in London

May 1st 2021, 10:05 AM 14,283 Views 6 Comments

Conlan recorded a victory over Romania’s Ionut Baluta.

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

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

Apr 29th 2021, 11:59 PM 24,593 Views 5 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.

'Expect Taylor-Jonas to be another classic akin to their Olympic clash'
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# Best In The Business

'Expect Taylor-Jonas to be another classic akin to their Olympic clash'

Apr 29th 2021, 5:08 PM 8,964 Views 2 Comments

We preview the undisputed lightweight champion’s long-awaited rematch and Man United’s Premier League meeting with Liverpool on the latest episode of The Punt.

Same but different: Taylor and Jonas promise more fireworks nine years on from Olympic classic
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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 9,502 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.

'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight
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# Warning

'Everyone’s got weaknesses' - Liverpool's Jonas gearing up for Katie Taylor fight

Updated Apr 26th 2021, 11:56 AM 16,822 Views 9 Comments

Natasha Jonas will take on the Irish boxing star this weekend

Conor Benn shocks Samuel Vargas with first-round knockout
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Conor Benn shocks Samuel Vargas with first-round knockout

Apr 10th 2021, 11:18 PM 16,232 Views 7 Comments

The unbeaten 24-year-old called out Amir Khan after the fight.

Carl Frampton retires after Herring stops him in six
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Carl Frampton retires after Herring stops him in six

Apr 3rd 2021, 11:03 PM 14,416 Views 10 Comments

The Jackal had set out hoping to become a three-weight world champion in Dubai.

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 9,721 Views 2 Comments

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

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