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

Conor Benn shocks Samuel Vargas with first-round knockout

Apr 10th 2021, 11:18 PM 16,241 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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# Boxing

Carl Frampton retires after Herring stops him in six

Apr 3rd 2021, 11:03 PM 14,419 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 9,731 Views 2 Comments

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

Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck
# Home And Away
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# Home And Away

Son of Kildare versus Son of Legend in a battle of the Australian bottleneck

Updated Mar 29th 2021, 12:00 PM 22,418 Views 4 Comments

Dennis Hogan faces a make-or-break fight with Aussie ‘second coming’ Tim Tszyu on Wednesday morning, live on eir Sport.

Whyte avenges Povetkin defeat with brutal fourth-round KO
# All Whyte On The Night
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# All Whyte On The Night

Whyte avenges Povetkin defeat with brutal fourth-round KO

Mar 27th 2021, 11:45 PM 9,587 Views 2 Comments

With pressure on his shoulders, Dillian Whyte was able to put in a controlled display in Gibraltar.

Jamie Foxx set to star in Martin Scorsese-backed Mike Tyson biopic
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

Jamie Foxx set to star in Martin Scorsese-backed Mike Tyson biopic

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:07 PM 5,393 Views 5 Comments

The television limited series about ‘Iron Mike’ is in development.

Sixth round stoppage brings cruiserweight crown for Okolie
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# Boxing

Sixth round stoppage brings cruiserweight crown for Okolie

Mar 20th 2021, 11:35 PM 3,728 Views 0 Comments

Okolie was in full control against Krzysztof Glowacki.

Joe Ward puts right his cruel debut defeat with rematch victory in Puerto Rico
# Reboot
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# Reboot

Joe Ward puts right his cruel debut defeat with rematch victory in Puerto Rico

Mar 19th 2021, 4:06 AM 6,838 Views 1 Comment

The Moate light-heavyweight shut out Marco Delgado on all three judges’ scorecards, improving to 3-1(2KOs) in a pivotal early-career fight.

Ward ready to set record straight after 'long, difficult time' recovering from injury and personal loss
# Mighty Joe
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# Mighty Joe

Ward ready to set record straight after 'long, difficult time' recovering from injury and personal loss

Mar 17th 2021, 8:00 AM 5,898 Views 1 Comment

After a dislocated knee on his ill-fated debut and the recent death of his friend and manager, Joe Ward starts again in earnest on Thursday night.

High Court dismisses Pete Taylor's bid for injunction over Bray Boxing Club
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# Courts

High Court dismisses Pete Taylor's bid for injunction over Bray Boxing Club

Mar 16th 2021, 2:38 PM 17,042 Views 0 Comments

Taylor claimed the council is wrongfully trying to evict him and the club from a facility.

McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion
# On Top
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# On Top

McCaskill defeats Braekhus on points to remain undisputed welterweight champion

Mar 14th 2021, 11:41 AM 2,923 Views 0 Comments

Jessica McCaskill retained her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO welterweight titles.

Middleweight boxing great Marvin Hagler dies at 66
# RIP
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# RIP

Middleweight boxing great Marvin Hagler dies at 66

Mar 14th 2021, 9:07 AM 6,579 Views 11 Comments

“Marvelous” Marvin Hagler fought from 1973 to 1987 and delivered some of the epic bouts in a golden era of the sport.

Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua fight is ‘nowhere near’ being finalised
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# Boxing

Tyson Fury says Anthony Joshua fight is ‘nowhere near’ being finalised

Mar 12th 2021, 10:41 AM 3,157 Views 1 Comment

Fury has stopped training while negotiations continue.

Shields makes boxing history in title fight against Dicaire
# Champion
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# Champion

Shields makes boxing history in title fight against Dicaire

Mar 6th 2021, 10:19 AM 5,625 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old retained her WBC and WBO light-middleweight titles.

Canelo crushes Yildirim to retain super middleweight crown, Saunders up next
# KO
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# KO

Canelo crushes Yildirim to retain super middleweight crown, Saunders up next

Feb 28th 2021, 9:21 AM 5,805 Views 1 Comment

The Mexican won by knockout in Miami, and is now eyeing Billy Joe Saunders and the WBO belt.

Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return
# Dusting Off
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# Dusting Off

Harrington and Walsh win as Irish boxing team makes competitive return

Feb 22nd 2021, 8:57 PM 2,979 Views 0 Comments

Barnard Dunne’s Irish team are competing in Sofia in preparation for the summer’s final Olympic qualifiers.

Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO
# Valdez Vidi Vici
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# Valdez Vidi Vici

Unbeaten Valdez becomes two-weight world champ with stunning 10th round KO

Feb 21st 2021, 10:23 AM 9,369 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Valdez takes Miguel Berchelt’s WBC super-featherweight crown in Vegas showdown.

Belfast's Cacace to headline as Frampton's bid for history is pushed back due to minor injury
# Star In Waiting
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# Star In Waiting

Belfast's Cacace to headline as Frampton's bid for history is pushed back due to minor injury

Feb 17th 2021, 7:45 PM 3,029 Views 0 Comments

A hand injury has forced the postponement of the Belfast icon’s upcoming world-title fight, opening the door for another prodigious Irish boxer.

Boxing alone has neither the capacity nor the will to prevent future waves of The Dandemic
# Boxing And The Cult
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# Boxing And The Cult

Boxing alone has neither the capacity nor the will to prevent future waves of The Dandemic

Feb 11th 2021, 8:00 AM 23,627 Views 12 Comments

With Kinahan stating his intention to remain at the forefront of professional boxing, only external pressure on major broadcasters can realistically dilute his influence.

Irish boxing legend Egan to shed light on alcohol addiction in upcoming TG4 documentary
# Surviving Success
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# Surviving Success

Irish boxing legend Egan to shed light on alcohol addiction in upcoming TG4 documentary

Feb 8th 2021, 4:57 PM 8,485 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner won Olympic silver in Beijing in 2008 but faced a subsequent fight with severe alcoholism, an issue he’ll explore on Wednesday’s ‘Finné’.

Paul Mescal 'unaware of connection' between Daniel Kinahan and MTK gym he trained at
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# Mtk

Paul Mescal 'unaware of connection' between Daniel Kinahan and MTK gym he trained at

Feb 8th 2021, 4:16 PM 35,765 Views 0 Comments

The actor is no longer training at the gym, according to a statement from a production company for the movie he is currently filming.

Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67
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# RIP

Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks dies at 67

Feb 7th 2021, 9:24 AM 6,332 Views 6 Comments

The Olympic gold medal winner was among the few to defeat Muhammad Ali in a title bout.

Katie Taylor named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2020
# Two-time SPOTY
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# Two-time SPOTY

Katie Taylor named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year for 2020

Jan 28th 2021, 10:43 PM 26,094 Views 80 Comments

Taylor, who earned a thrilling rematch win over Delfine Persoon and headlined a major breakthrough for women’s boxing on Sky, last won the award in 2012.

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star
# 2020 Survey
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# 2020 Survey

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 12:07 PM 17,737 Views 42 Comments

Taylor’s win over Delfine Persoon was voted the most memorable sporting moment.

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores
# Chance At History
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# Chance At History

Frampton finally lands shot to become first ever three-weight world champion from these shores

Jan 12th 2021, 6:56 PM 6,331 Views 5 Comments

‘There is nobody stopping me from becoming the island of Ireland’s only ever three-weight world champ,’ said the Belfast sporting icon.

Four-time Irish Elite champion and Tokyo prospect Gardiner retires from boxing for family reasons
# Had To Give
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# Had To Give

Four-time Irish Elite champion and Tokyo prospect Gardiner retires from boxing for family reasons

Jan 6th 2021, 12:44 PM 7,368 Views 1 Comment

The Clonmel boxing great will not bid to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics after his familial and personal circumstances changed last year.

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54
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# RIP

Joe Winters, revered NY businessman and boxing manager - including to Joe Ward - dies aged 54

Jan 6th 2021, 11:27 AM 4,828 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-American, who built or accrued over 100 companies and was renowned for his philanthropy, died following a short battle with Covid-19.

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated
# Rising Star
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# Rising Star

Undefeated Garcia recovers from Campbell knockdown to stay undefeated

Jan 3rd 2021, 12:46 PM 6,482 Views 8 Comments

Luke Campbell was stopped for the first time as Ryan Garcia claimed the interim WBC lightweight title.

Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession
# World Recognition
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# World Recognition

Taylor wins prestigious Ring Magazine Female Fighter of the Year for second year in succession

Dec 27th 2020, 11:07 PM 18,104 Views 19 Comments

And still…

Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles
# Too Good
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# Too Good

Mexico's Alvarez overpowers Britain's Smith to claim two titles

Dec 20th 2020, 9:08 AM 6,153 Views 5 Comments

The fight took place in front of a pandemic-limited crowd at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

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 5,445 Views 7 Comments

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

McKenna earns second stoppage in eight days, McGinty shows chin to win barn-burning debut
# Double Whammy
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# Double Whammy

McKenna earns second stoppage in eight days, McGinty shows chin to win barn-burning debut

Dec 19th 2020, 12:25 AM 5,240 Views 1 Comment

Donegal’s McGinty had his whiskers checked by the larger Jan Ardon but passed his first test as a professional.

Hatton's Donegal prodigy to debut on UK TV tonight while Stevie McKenna fights for 2nd time in 8 days
# Hitman's Apprentice
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# Hitman's Apprentice

Hatton's Donegal prodigy to debut on UK TV tonight while Stevie McKenna fights for 2nd time in 8 days

Dec 18th 2020, 4:59 PM 5,703 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old has been training under Ricky Hatton for well over a year and will make his debut alongside Hennessy Sports stablemate McKenna [6-0, 6KOs].

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award
# The Eagle Has Landed
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# The Eagle Has Landed

Katie Taylor misses out as Khabib Nurmagomedov wins BBC's World Sport Star award

Dec 17th 2020, 11:23 PM 9,157 Views 14 Comments

The UFC star and the Bray boxer were among the nominees for an award decided by a public vote.

Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running
# Aaand Still
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# Aaand Still

Katie Taylor named American boxing writers' female fighter of the year for second year running

Dec 14th 2020, 8:00 PM 4,556 Views 2 Comments

The Irish icon has retained the prestigious end-of-year award and also remains top of the BWAA’s pound-for-pound rankings.

'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'
# New Frontiers
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# New Frontiers

'Katie is one of two or three female athletes who we think have superstar potential on a global scale'

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 5:00 PM 19,638 Views 7 Comments

Multi-billion-pound streaming giant DAZN is now live in Ireland, but they see an Irish sporting icon as a key part of their global expansion plans.

Joshua finally vanquishes game Pulev with devastating ninth-round knockout From The42

Joshua finally vanquishes game Pulev with devastating ninth-round knockout

Dec 13th 2020, 12:07 AM 13,419 Views 13 Comments

The Briton floored Pulev four times before the Bulgarian was finally unable to continue.

Campbell Hatton, son of British boxing great Ricky, signs professional deal with Hearn's Matchroom
# Hitman Jr
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# Hitman Jr

Campbell Hatton, son of British boxing great Ricky, signs professional deal with Hearn's Matchroom

Dec 10th 2020, 11:31 AM 9,943 Views 3 Comments

The 19-year-old will be trained by his uncle, former world-title challenger Matthew Hatton, and managed by his legendary father.

Tennyson marches on in pursuit of world title with 1st-round demolition
# Machine
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# Machine

Tennyson marches on in pursuit of world title with 1st-round demolition

Dec 4th 2020, 10:17 PM 6,100 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast man moved to 28-3, 24KOs as he destroyed Irish-Canadian Josh O’Reilly inside the first three minutes.

Fury to remain on BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist despite his demand to be removed
# Nominated
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# Nominated

Fury to remain on BBC's Sports Personality of the Year shortlist despite his demand to be removed

Updated Dec 2nd 2020, 6:50 PM 86,210 Views 39 Comments

The world heavyweight champion has called on his fans not to vote, saying: ‘I have no need for verification’.