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# boxing - Yesterday’s News

'Andy Lee can't be killed!': For director Jay Bulger, CounterPunch saw a remarkable story come full circle

Director and Rolling Stone journalist Jay Bulger wants to create boxing’s own ‘Boyhood’ after the success of his recent Netflix documentary, which featured a cameo from Ireland’s Andy Lee.

# boxing - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'I'm willing to put in the effort to get it. All I want is to be treated fairly like the men'

In Irish amateur boxing’s new setup, not even sparring recognises gender.

'For years when I was younger, I never got away on a trip. I was thinking, 'why am I doing this?''

Brendan Irvine had his funding halved after a disastrous Rio 2016 for Irish boxing. A year later, he’s eyeing his second major international medal of the summer.

# boxing - Monday 17 July, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi happy to offer up some 'technical tidbits' in sparring with McGregor

The New Yorker is packing his bags for Las Vegas despite a bit of a spat with the Dubliner last week.

# boxing - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Conor McGregor in racism and sexism row after saying he's 'half-black from the belly button down' The Notorious This post contains videos

Conor McGregor in racism and sexism row after saying he's 'half-black from the belly button down'

The Irish MMA fighter is currently promoting a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather.

# boxing - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'It's been a fresh start that everyone needed. What Bernard is working on is going to be massive'

Sean McComb is back on track thanks in no small part to an intervention by Bernard Dunne.

'The media is out of my control. I just worry about putting Irish boxing back to where it was'

Joe Ward believes he can deliver on Bernard Dunne’s ‘vision’ in his new role as Irish boxing captain.

Bet your whole fight cheque! McGregor and Mayweather trade verbal blows in Toronto Press Tour This post contains videos

Bet your whole fight cheque! McGregor and Mayweather trade verbal blows in Toronto

The pleasantries continued last night.

# boxing - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Dean Gardiner makes shock announcement that he's qualified for World Championships

Clonmel’s Dean Gardiner will fight in the World Championships despite his early exit at last month’s Europeans.

Boost for Irish amateur boxing as Joe Ward commits to IABA until Tokyo 2020

The 23-year-old is already one of the most decorated Irish amateur athletes of all time.

'I will beat your ass!' - Mayweather's dad crashes McGregor's press conference Maygregor This post contains videos

'I will beat your ass!' - Mayweather's dad crashes McGregor's press conference

Let’s have McGregor and Floyd Snr do the rest of the press conferences between now and 26 August.

# boxing - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

LIVE from LA: The first press conference with Mayweather and McGregor Fighting Talk This post contains videos

LIVE from LA: The first press conference with Mayweather and McGregor

From 10pm Irish time, the pair meet at the Staples Center for the first time ahead of their 26 August bout.

Boxing judges re-score Pacquiao v Horn fight - but still get the same result

Review panel finds Horn won seven rounds to Pacquiao’s five.

# boxing - Friday 7 July, 2017

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are going on a four-city world tour next week ROADSHOW This post contains videos

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are going on a four-city world tour next week

But they won’t be bringing their press conference roadshow to Dublin.

# boxing - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Manny Pacquiao wants WBO review of Horn defeat

Following his defeat to Jeff Horn in Brisbane, Pac Man has called for a review from the WBO.

# boxing - Sunday 2 July, 2017

'I respect the decision' - Pacquiao gracious after controversial defeat

Few could believe it when Jeff Horn was awarded victory, but his opponent refused to blame the judges.

Watch: Mick Conlan finishes Owen with some big body shots in the third round Fight Night This post contains videos

Watch: Mick Conlan finishes Owen with some big body shots in the third round

Conlan puts on impressive show on Pacquiao-Horn undercard.

Michael Conlan scores third-round stoppage in Brisbane sun to go 3-0

Home fighter Jeff Horn stunned Manny Pacquiao with a unanimous – but controversial – decision in the main event.

# boxing - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'That moustache will only be a wee bit of a cushion': Conlan brushes off rival's warning

Jarrett Owen is a massive underdog for tonight’s fight in Suncorp Stadium.

# boxing - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Malignaggi set to spar with McGregor — just months after vowing to 'knock his beard off'

Malignaggi previously labelled the Mayweather bout “a joke”.

50-somethings Steve Collins and Nigel Benn agree rematch 21 years on

The pair are reportedly set to come out of retirement for a one-off bout later this year.

# boxing - Monday 26 June, 2017

Hopkins: Make a statement and let fans in to Mayweather-McGregor fight for free

“You want to make a big statement Dana White? Give it to them free.”

# boxing - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Pacquiao predicts Mayweather victory as McGregor is not 'compatible' with boxing

Manny Pacquiao feels his ‘Fight of the Century’ opponent is sure to win his 50th fight.

# boxing - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Paddy McDonagh stuns Steve Collins Jr to take Irish title

It was a ferocious scrap at the National Stadium tonight.

Joe Ward crowned European champion for a 3rd time with unanimous victory in Ukraine

Ward defeated Russia’s Muslim Gadzhimagomedov to take home gold for Ireland.

'If I win the Irish title it's a f*** you to all the naysayers': Steve Collins Jr

The unbeaten 27-year-old takes on Westmeath southpaw Paddy McDonagh at the National Stadium tonight.

# boxing - Friday 23 June, 2017

Ward books his place in third European Championships final, Irvine and Walker win bronze

The Moate man will be looking to add to his gold medals from 2011 and 2015 in Kharkiv tomorrow.

# boxing - Thursday 22 June, 2017

This won't be the first time Conor McGregor has defied the odds

John Kavanagh writes exclusively for The42 ahead of Conor McGregor’s clash with Floyd Mayweather.

# boxing - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Three's a charm: Ward, Irvine and Walker secure medals at European Championships

There was disappointment elsewhere, however, as Sean McComb was beaten.

'It would probably be bad for boxing if McGregor won, but f**k it, I'm an Irishman!'

Michael Conlan will join Conor McGregor’s camp ahead of the Mayweather fight, but remains realistic about his chances.

# boxing - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Walker and Ward one win away from Euro medal after booking quarter-final places

The Irish pair also clinched qualification for this summer’s World Championships.

Britain's Natasha Jonas on another collision course with Katie Taylor after turning professional

The Liverpudlian was beaten by the Olympic gold medallist at London 2012.

'It's not boxing because Conor is not a boxer' - Golovkin not worried about being overshadowed by McGregor

GGG is due to fight Canelo Alvarez on 16 September.

# boxing - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ireland's Sean McComb secures stunning upset over world number one at Europeans

There was also good news today for Belfast flyweight Brendan Irvine.

# boxing - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'I didn't know what I was doing at times'

New WBO European Flyweight Champion Paddy Barnes was relieved rather than elated after his third professional bout.

Ward v Kovalev wasn't the only world title fight that ended in controversy last night Rigondeaux This post contains videos

Ward v Kovalev wasn't the only world title fight that ended in controversy last night

Bantamweight king Guillermo Rigondeaux stopped Moises Flores at the end of the first round.

Mayweather says fight with McGregor is what people want

The 40-year-old boxer has been retired since beating Andre Berto in September 2015.

# boxing - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Get in, get rich, get out: McGregor already has his big win from Mayweather mega-fight

The McGregor circus is back, writes Paul Dollery, but it’s unlikely to conclude with a thrilling sporting showpiece.

# boxing - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

McGregor's boxing bout with Mayweather is finally going ahead

The Dubliner, a pro boxing debutant, will face the undefeated former world champion in Las Vegas this summer.

Frampton returns to Belfast for world title eliminator with Gutierrez

The former WBA champion will fight the Mexican in his hometown next month.

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