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Broadhurst and O'Rourke reach World Championship finals on special day for Irish boxing
# Going For Gold
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# Going For Gold

Broadhurst and O'Rourke reach World Championship finals on special day for Irish boxing

Updated Wed 4:25 PM 12,942 Views 13 Comments

The Irish pair came through this afternoon’s semi-final in Turkey.

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government
# Ultimatum
From The42
# Ultimatum

IABA must reform or face 'immediate and severe financial sanctions' from government

Updated Mon 6:52 PM 18,283 Views 3 Comments

The IABA have since released a statement in response to Minister Chambers’ comments on RTÉ Radio One earlier today.

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland
# Into The History Books
From The42
# Into The History Books

Brilliant Broadhurst and O'Rourke guarantee World Championship medals for Ireland

Mon 4:34 PM 15,993 Views 8 Comments

It’s only the second time – after a certain Katie Taylor and Kellie Harrington in 2016 – that Ireland have had multiple medallists at the Women’s Worlds.

Ex-world champion Amir Khan retires from boxing
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Ex-world champion Amir Khan retires from boxing

May 13th 2022, 7:19 PM 4,338 Views 3 Comments

The 35-year-old British fighter hangs up his gloves with a record of 34 wins from his 40 fights.

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao gets knock out blow in polls
# Misfortune
From The42
# Misfortune

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao gets knock out blow in polls

May 10th 2022, 10:22 AM 10,665 Views 0 Comments

An initial tally showed the legendary sportsman picked up fewer than four million votes.

Russia's Bivol stuns 'Canelo' Alvarez to retain WBA light heavyweight title
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Russia's Bivol stuns 'Canelo' Alvarez to retain WBA light heavyweight title

May 8th 2022, 9:28 AM 10,171 Views 13 Comments

The Mexican’s only other defeat was to Floyd Mayweather at light-middleweight in 2013.

The anatomy of Katie Taylor's ringwalk - and will she make one at Croke Park this year?
# Road To Croker
From The42
# Road To Croker

The anatomy of Katie Taylor's ringwalk - and will she make one at Croke Park this year?

May 7th 2022, 10:02 AM 35,351 Views 9 Comments

It’s time to bring Katie Taylor home.

Katie Taylor: 'Tonight was absolutely the best moment of my career'
# High Point
From The42
# High Point

Katie Taylor: 'Tonight was absolutely the best moment of my career'

May 1st 2022, 1:05 PM 68,075 Views 36 Comments

Eddie Hearn is keen on staging a Taylor-Serrano sequel in Ireland.

Katie Taylor comes back from the brink to defeat Amanda Serrano in fight for the ages
# The Legend Continues
From The42
# The Legend Continues

Katie Taylor comes back from the brink to defeat Amanda Serrano in fight for the ages

May 1st 2022, 4:16 AM 174,484 Views 154 Comments

On an electrifying night in New York, the Irish great gritted out a seismic victory over her slightly favoured longtime rival after being badly hurt in the fifth round.

From 'sh****ng it' meeting Katie Taylor as a 14-year-old to fighting on her Madison Square Garden undercard
# Next Gen
From The42
# Next Gen

From 'sh****ng it' meeting Katie Taylor as a 14-year-old to fighting on her Madison Square Garden undercard

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 PM 15,417 Views 4 Comments

Australia’s Skye Nicolson, whose boxing brothers died tragically before she was born, is hellbent on carrying their legacy to new heights.

'I’m coming from the likes of McGuigan, Collins, McCullough... We'll bring that heritage'
# Taylor
From The42
# Taylor

'I’m coming from the likes of McGuigan, Collins, McCullough... We'll bring that heritage'

Apr 30th 2022, 11:00 AM 17,863 Views 2 Comments

Katie Taylor on spending time with Amanda Serrano, being grateful she’s not fighting on a Jake Paul undercard, and comparisons between tonight’s bout and her 2012 Olympic final.

Hairs raised and roof lifted at MSG as Taylor and Serrano make weight for title showdown
# Electric
From The42
# Electric

Hairs raised and roof lifted at MSG as Taylor and Serrano make weight for title showdown

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 11:20 PM 57,189 Views 27 Comments

The Irish turned out in force, with plenty of Puerto Rican noise too, as Saturday night’s protagonists faced off on stage.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz
# Test
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# Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

Apr 29th 2022, 5:00 PM 33,606 Views 15 Comments

How closely have you been paying attention to the sporting headlines?

Katie Taylor 'couldn't care less' that she's the underdog for the first time in her career
# A Night Of Firsts
From The42
# A Night Of Firsts

Katie Taylor 'couldn't care less' that she's the underdog for the first time in her career

Apr 29th 2022, 4:06 PM 4,990 Views 3 Comments

‘I think we were supposed to be fighting in Eddie Hearn’s backyard during the pandemic, so I think MSG and a packed 20,000 arena… It is a bit better.’

Taylor's coolness, jewellery wagers, and becoming the Irish Ricky Hatton
# Casey On Boxing
From The42
# Casey On Boxing

Taylor's coolness, jewellery wagers, and becoming the Irish Ricky Hatton

Apr 29th 2022, 12:50 PM 46,112 Views 11 Comments

Katie Taylor seems to be operating on a different plane in advance of the biggest fight of her professional career.

'No amount of money' will tempt Tyson Fury back into the ring
# Mind Made Up
From The42
# Mind Made Up

'No amount of money' will tempt Tyson Fury back into the ring

Apr 27th 2022, 11:01 PM 8,216 Views 10 Comments

The 33-year-old vowed to hang up his gloves after his successful title defence in front of 94,000 fans at Wembley.

'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''
# Dem Apples
From The42
# Dem Apples

'We're not selling out MSG just because people are going, 'Let's go and support women's sport''

Apr 27th 2022, 10:15 PM 31,300 Views 13 Comments

With MSG almost sold out for Saturday, Eddie Hearn has reiterated that he would be ‘very disappointed’ if Taylor never fights in Ireland as a professional.

Casey on Boxing: Good morning from New York
# New York Giants
From The42
# New York Giants

Casey on Boxing: Good morning from New York

Apr 27th 2022, 9:53 AM 14,451 Views 5 Comments

Gavan Casey touches down in the Big Apple ahead of a mega-fight in the Garden.

Who will win the biggest female fight of all time? Katie Taylor v Amanda Serrano preview
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Who will win the biggest female fight of all time? Katie Taylor v Amanda Serrano preview

Apr 27th 2022, 9:00 AM 9,513 Views 2 Comments

Gavan Casey lays out where Saturday’s headline bout could be won and lost, with the latest William Hill odds.

'Enough is enough' - Fury leans toward retirement after Wembley victory
# Legacy Secured
From The42
# Legacy Secured

'Enough is enough' - Fury leans toward retirement after Wembley victory

Apr 24th 2022, 1:46 PM 8,303 Views 5 Comments

Fury retained his world title against fellow Briton Dillian Whyte and extended his unbeaten record to 33 fights.

US police investigating video of Mike Tyson punching airline passenger
# San Francisco
From TheJournal.ie
# San Francisco

US police investigating video of Mike Tyson punching airline passenger

Apr 22nd 2022, 9:27 AM 41,702 Views 39 Comments

The mobile phone video shows Tyson leaning over the back of his seat repeatedly striking the unidentified man in the head.

MTK Global CEO resigns after 'pressure of the last few weeks'
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

MTK Global CEO resigns after 'pressure of the last few weeks'

Apr 19th 2022, 7:53 PM 6,261 Views 0 Comments

Bob Yalen has been leading the boxing management company for four years.

Daniel Kinahan sanctions ‘nowt to do with me’, says Tyson Fury
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Daniel Kinahan sanctions ‘nowt to do with me’, says Tyson Fury

Apr 19th 2022, 6:01 PM 38,734 Views 0 Comments

The world heavyweight champion takes on Dillian Whyte at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'
# Perfect Harmony
From The42
# Perfect Harmony

'I know that the target is on my back but I do just see myself as a contender'

Apr 13th 2022, 2:34 PM 4,965 Views 0 Comments

Kellie Harrington is ready to take on the world again after a few weeks in which she won Strandja gold, sang on the Late Late, and married her partner Mandy.

Daniel Kinahan in boxing: The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
# Probellum Child
From The42
# Probellum Child

Daniel Kinahan in boxing: The beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?

Apr 13th 2022, 9:12 AM 35,732 Views 9 Comments

Boxing figures may disown Kinahan publicly in light of US sanctions but privately, his influence on the sport is unlikely to wane.

'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'
# Survive And Advance
From The42
# Survive And Advance

'There were times where, when I lost a boxing match, I felt like a worthless piece of sh**'

Apr 9th 2022, 1:27 PM 18,651 Views 2 Comments

Eric Donovan is ready for one last European title tilt in the ring, but he’s already winning outside of it.

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Ireland's first Olympic boxing medallist John McNally dies aged 89

Apr 4th 2022, 8:25 PM 5,817 Views 1 Comment

He was once crowned the honorary bantamweight champion of Germany after beating the country’s three previous title-holders inside 12 months.

O'Rourke seeking league glory with Rossies just a week after European boxing gold
# Multi-talented
From The42
# Multi-talented

O'Rourke seeking league glory with Rossies just a week after European boxing gold

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:50 AM 2,639 Views 0 Comments

Boxing will always be my number one sport, but as long as I’m able to keep everything going, I will.’

Ray Moylette falls short in title fight with Dalton Smith in Leeds
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Ray Moylette falls short in title fight with Dalton Smith in Leeds

Mar 26th 2022, 11:17 PM 9,246 Views 3 Comments

The Mayo man’s corner threw in the towel in the final round after two quick fire knockdowns.

World heavyweight champion Usyk leaves Ukraine for Joshua rematch preparation
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

World heavyweight champion Usyk leaves Ukraine for Joshua rematch preparation

Mar 25th 2022, 1:29 PM 7,325 Views 2 Comments

The 35-year-old came back to Ukraine to defend his family as soon as Russia invaded his home country on 24 February.

Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return
# Sonny Delight
From The42
# Sonny Delight

Andy Lee-trained Sonny Bill Williams destroys former AFL star Barry Hall on boxing return

Mar 23rd 2022, 1:21 PM 22,751 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand’s two-time Rugby World Cup winner and Limerick’s former middleweight world champion teamed up for a short night’s work in Sydney.

Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships
# Green Fight And Gold
From The42
# Green Fight And Gold

Lisa O'Rourke and Niamh Fay win gold for Ireland at European U22 Championships

Updated Mar 22nd 2022, 6:40 PM 3,841 Views 0 Comments

Roscommon senior footballer O’Rourke won a 4-1 split in her 70kg final, while Dubliner Fay was dominant in her 54kg decider.

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Commons Speaker asks police to investigate Josh Taylor win

Mar 8th 2022, 9:35 PM 7,339 Views 2 Comments

Sir Lindsay Hoyle is Catterall’s MP in Chorley.

Boxing greats Usyk, Lomachenko and Klitschko brothers taking up arms to defend Ukraine
# Fighters
From The42
# Fighters

Boxing greats Usyk, Lomachenko and Klitschko brothers taking up arms to defend Ukraine

Mar 2nd 2022, 8:30 PM 17,409 Views 12 Comments

The four boxing greats have enlisted in their country’s military as Russia’s invasion continues.

Fury accuses Whyte of showing 'white flag' after press conference no-show
# Mind Games
From The42
# Mind Games

Fury accuses Whyte of showing 'white flag' after press conference no-show

Mar 1st 2022, 4:47 PM 5,484 Views 3 Comments

Fury’s co-promoter Frank Warren was also scathing about Whyte’s “disgraceful” absence.

Ireland's Eric Donovan suffers defeat against two-time Olympic gold medalist
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

Ireland's Eric Donovan suffers defeat against two-time Olympic gold medalist

Feb 26th 2022, 10:10 PM 12,016 Views 4 Comments

Earlier on the card, Limerick’s Paddy Donovan, trained by former middleweight world champion Andy Lee, improved his record to 8-0

O'Rourke joins Harrington in claiming gold at prestigious Strandja tournament
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

O'Rourke joins Harrington in claiming gold at prestigious Strandja tournament

Updated Feb 26th 2022, 6:15 PM 6,260 Views 3 Comments

The Tokyo Olympians took gold in Sofia, neither of them losing a fight in the eyes of a single judge all week.

Canelo Alvarez to move up to face undefeated light-heavyweight champ Bivol
# Better Call Saul
From The42
# Better Call Saul

Canelo Alvarez to move up to face undefeated light-heavyweight champ Bivol

Feb 26th 2022, 9:28 AM 4,325 Views 1 Comment

Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) has held the WBA light-heavyweight title since 2016, defending it 10 times.

Harrington and O'Rourke guarantee medals in Sofia
# Strandja Tournament
From The42
# Strandja Tournament

Harrington and O'Rourke guarantee medals in Sofia

Feb 23rd 2022, 4:01 PM 2,805 Views 0 Comments

The Olympic lightweight champion and the 2019 European middleweight champion marched into Friday’s semis with dominant displays.

Tyson Fury announces social media blackout
# Silence
From The42
# Silence

Tyson Fury announces social media blackout

Feb 22nd 2022, 8:42 PM 8,524 Views 2 Comments

The self-styled Gypsy King has vowed to give Dillian Whyte ‘all the respect he deserves’.

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