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From The42 'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White Combat

'I'd smash him for free' - Tyson Fury hits back at UFC boss Dana White

Fury has dismissed comments made by White over his suitability to compete in mixed martial arts.

From The42 Power to make Mexican ring return as part of post-Leaving Cert US venture Teenage Dreams

Power to make Mexican ring return as part of post-Leaving Cert US venture

The 18-year-old has been training in California ahead of a fifth professional contest.

From The42 Persoon makes victorious return to keep alive plans for Sky Box Office Taylor rematch in 2020 Winning Ways

Persoon makes victorious return to keep alive plans for Sky Box Office Taylor rematch in 2020

The Belgian won a unanimous decision in a war with Helen Joseph as she temporarily stepped down in weight.

From The42 Monaghan's Stevie McKenna goes 4-0 with KO victory in California The Rise Continues This post contains videos

Monaghan's Stevie McKenna goes 4-0 with KO victory in California

The 22-year-old cruised to a second-round stoppage last night.

From The42 'Monster' Inoue lends Muhammad Ali Trophy to Donaire because he had promised it to his kids Tear To A Glass Eye This post contains videos

'Monster' Inoue lends Muhammad Ali Trophy to Donaire because he had promised it to his kids

‘With tears in my eyes, I humbly asked Inoue to borrow it for a night, not for me but for my word.’

Bloodied 'Monster' Inoue overcomes legend Donaire in modern classic

Four-weight world champion Donaire gave the feared young champion plenty of scares in a thriller.

From The42 Her earnings could be crushed by a drug cheat: VADA testing compulsory for future Taylor fights Taking No Chances

Her earnings could be crushed by a drug cheat: VADA testing compulsory for future Taylor fights

‘For $25,000 or $30,000, in the grand scheme of Katie Taylor in terms of purses, that is when it’s not too expensive.’

From The42 Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight Bowing Out

Double Olympic champion Nicola Adams retires due to concerns over sight

The British fighter has been advised to hang up her gloves at the age of 37.

From The42 Katie Taylor is becoming their champion as well as our own Turning Point

Katie Taylor is becoming their champion as well as our own

Manchester felt like a seminal moment in Taylor’s ascent to stardom outside of Ireland.

From The42 US broadcaster wants Taylor to headline all-female card in March, with Serrano showdown a possibility Thank U Next

US broadcaster wants Taylor to headline all-female card in March, with Serrano showdown a possibility

Eddie Hearn confirmed he gave Amanda Serrano a new deal and said, ‘This time, we’re going to make you sign it rather than your promoter’.

From The42 'Eventually, I'll shut them up. I'm going to have a chance to shut them all up' Watch Your Mouths

'Eventually, I'll shut them up. I'm going to have a chance to shut them all up'

Katie Taylor had a warning for Amanda Serrano and Delfine Persoon after becoming a two-weight world champion.

From The42 Canelo to 'continue making history' after becoming four-weight world champion Boxing

Canelo to 'continue making history' after becoming four-weight world champion

After stopping Sergey Kovalev to win a world title at light-heavyweight, Saul Alvarez offered little indication over his next move.

From The42 Taylor outclasses teak-tough Linardatou to become two-weight world champion Annnd The New

Taylor outclasses teak-tough Linardatou to become two-weight world champion

The Irish icon took her licks but won a unanimous decision in Manchester.

'I keep signing a new contract with her and one fight later, the contract looks sh**'

Eddie Hearn doesn’t promote Katie Taylor in the interest of political correctness.

From The42 Taylor tips scales heavier than light-welterweight champion on eve of title bid in second division Gains This post contains videos

Taylor tips scales heavier than light-welterweight champion on eve of title bid in second division

‘Sure, listen, they’re all confident getting into the ring, aren’t they?’

From The42 Taylor-Persoon rematch could land in UK as Sky Sports Box Office headliner - Hearn Now You're Talking

Taylor-Persoon rematch could land in UK as Sky Sports Box Office headliner - Hearn

The promoter confirmed Sky Sports are keen on Taylor topping a pay-per-view bill in what would be a landmark development in women’s boxing.

From The42 'You know her, but you don't know me. You haven't seen me much because my best fights are not on YouTube' Greece Lightning This post contains videos

'You know her, but you don't know me. You haven't seen me much because my best fights are not on YouTube'

Champion Christina Linardatou is backing herself, seemingly literally, to beat Katie Taylor in Manchester on Saturday.

From The42 Fury not ruling out WWE return after debut win in Saudi Arabia - but Wilder next in February Dual Duties This post contains videos

Fury not ruling out WWE return after debut win in Saudi Arabia - but Wilder next in February

After his appearance at WWE Crown Jewel, Tyson Fury will now prepare for a rematch against Deontay Wilder.

From The42 'Like a mouse and a cat' - Linardatou confident she can bully challenger Taylor up at 140 pounds Shots Fired

'Like a mouse and a cat' - Linardatou confident she can bully challenger Taylor up at 140 pounds

The Greek champion defends her title against the Irish icon this Saturday.

From The42 'You don't like getting those calls at 6 o'clock in the morning, but it's definitely going to help the sport' Leading The Way This post contains videos

'You don't like getting those calls at 6 o'clock in the morning, but it's definitely going to help the sport'

Katie Taylor’s fight on Saturday will be the first in female pro boxing history to undergo a full Voluntary Anti-Doping Agency testing program.

From The42 'If it wasn't for Katie, there's no way I'd be pro' - England's Harper moving closer to fighting her idol The Dream

'If it wasn't for Katie, there's no way I'd be pro' - England's Harper moving closer to fighting her idol

‘If somebody told me a couple of years ago I’d be boxing on a Katie Taylor bill, I’d never have believed them.’

From The42 Olympic boxing trials new judging system to 'regain trust' Transparency

Olympic boxing trials new judging system to 'regain trust'

Judges will press a button when they mark blows and their decisions will be immediately shown on a screen.

From The42 Nigel Benn forced to call off his ring return aged 55 due to shoulder injury Small Mercies

Nigel Benn forced to call off his ring return aged 55 due to shoulder injury

Benn had been scheduled to fight fellow former super-middleweight world champion Sakio Bika on 23 November.

From The42 'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor Advice

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor

Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.

From The42 Taylor defeats Prograis in enthralling World Boxing Super Series final Boxing

Taylor defeats Prograis in enthralling World Boxing Super Series final

The Scot prevailed adds the WBA super-lightweight title to his IBF gold.

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27

The Belfast native confirmed his retirement in a statement on Friday evening.

From The42 Pound-for-pound rival and potential foe joins Katie Taylor in Hearn's promotional stable First Lady

Pound-for-pound rival and potential foe joins Katie Taylor in Hearn's promotional stable

Cecilia Braekhus [35-0, 9KOs] has signed a multi-fight deal with the English promoter.

From The42 'She fled the whole division... Katie Taylor needs me - I don't need Katie Taylor' - Serrano Arch Nemeses This post contains videos

'She fled the whole division... Katie Taylor needs me - I don't need Katie Taylor' - Serrano

The Puerto Rican is frustrated that Taylor has temporarily moved up in weight as the wait goes on for their women’s superfight.

From The42 John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career Breakthrough

John Joe Nevin finally seals fight that could ignite his pro career

The former Olympic silver medallist will fight for a WBA rankings belt next month.

From The42 American boxer Patrick Day dies from brain injury sustained in the ring last weekend Another Tragedy

Frampton and Valdez to co-headline Vegas doubleheader ahead of potential showdown

‘The Jackal’ is back following an 11-month absence.

From The42 American boxer Day in 'extremely critical condition' after suffering brain injury Concern

American boxer Day in 'extremely critical condition' after suffering brain injury

Day suffered a traumatic brain injury in his super welterweight fight with Charles Conwell on Saturday.

From The42 Kildare's Dennis Hogan set for middleweight world title fight Chance

Kildare's Dennis Hogan set for middleweight world title fight

The Brisbane-based boxer had previously been tipped for a re-match with Jaime Munguia.

From The42 Barnes goes out on his shield in four-round Belfast war with European champion Outgunned

Barnes goes out on his shield in four-round Belfast war with European champion

The Irish boxing icon was stopped by Swansea’s Jay Harris in a thrilling main event at Ulster Hall.

From The42 Andy Lee-trained prospect Donovan scores frightening first-round KO on pro debut Off The Mark This post contains videos

Andy Lee-trained prospect Donovan scores frightening first-round KO on pro debut

The 20-year-old Top Rank starlet took less than 80 seconds to flatten his Mexican opponent.

From The42 Welterweight champ Spence in serious condition but 'expected to survive' following car crash Intensive Care

Welterweight champ Spence in serious condition but 'expected to survive' following car crash

The unbeaten American sensation was ejected from his Ferrari in a rollover crash on Thursday morning.

From The42 Ireland bow out of World Championships with no medals after spirited last-eight defeats Disappointment

Ireland bow out of World Championships with no medals after spirited last-eight defeats

Amy Broadhurst was bested by the scourge of Irish boxing, Mira Potkonen, while Christina Desmond lost to Busenaz Surmeneli.

From The42 Usyk gets new opponent for heavyweight debut this Saturday after Spong fails test Sky Is Blue

Usyk gets new opponent for heavyweight debut this Saturday after Spong fails test

Chazz Witherspoon will step in to face the Ukrainian sensation.

From The42 Bogeywoman awaits again as Broadhurst and Desmond power on to medal fights at Worlds Sensational

Bogeywoman awaits again as Broadhurst and Desmond power on to medal fights at Worlds

The Dundalk and Cork women were in sensational form in Ulan-Ude.

From The42 Ireland's former world champ TJ Doheny to make sudden return on Usyk card this weekend Off The Laois

Ireland's former world champ TJ Doheny to make sudden return on Usyk card this weekend

The Portlaoise southpaw is back on the hunt for world titles.

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