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# boxing - Yesterday’s News

Errol Spence Jr beats Kell Brook in 11th round stoppage to take IBF welterweight world title

It was Spence jnr’s first pro fight outside of North America.

Watch: Michael Conlan claims comfortable win in second pro bout Too Good This post contains videos

Watch: Michael Conlan claims comfortable win in second pro bout

The outcome rarely looked in doubt as the Irish fighter overcame Mexican Alfredo Chanez.

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# boxing - Friday 26 May, 2017

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

From Olympic heartbreak to bill-topping professional boxer

Eric “Lilywhite Lightning” Donovan has set his sights on being European champion.

"We can shut the circus down" - Mayweather-McGregor fight terrible for boxing, insists De La Hoya The Golden Boy This post contains a poll

"We can shut the circus down" - Mayweather-McGregor fight terrible for boxing, insists De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya has no interest in a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. But he would say that.

# boxing - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Michael Conlan certainly looks ready for his second pro fight

Conlan meets Alfredo Chanez on Friday night.

# boxing - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Andre Dirrell apologises after his uncle and coach punches opponent Unsavoury Scenes This post contains videos

Andre Dirrell apologises after his uncle and coach punches opponent

It sparked a riot in the ring.

# boxing - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Mayweather coy over McGregor 'super fight'

The American boxing star is currently in London with protege Gervonta Davis.

McGregor agrees 'record-breaking, historic' deal with UFC to face Mayweather

“We now await Al Haymon and his boxer’s signature in the coming days.”

# boxing - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'Boxing is like a microscope looking into your heart, looking into your soul'

A three-part BBC documentary on Barry McGuigan and family starts tonight.

# boxing - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'It's not easy when guys are throwing money at you but it's not the right time to go'

Joe Ward turned down offers to become pro as he wants to lead this new era of Irish boxing.

# boxing - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Sky Sports presenter asks if Katie Taylor will 'add her name to Britain's list of world champions' Ah Stop This post contains videos

Sky Sports presenter asks if Katie Taylor will 'add her name to Britain's list of world champions'

Jim White made the blunder on air this afternoon.

# boxing - Friday 5 May, 2017

Forget Joshua rematch, Klitschko should wind down – Hopkins

'Worry about fighting after': No rush on Andy Lee's ring return or a home bout for Katie Taylor

Neither fighter will be on the 10 June card in Belfast.

# boxing - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I was thinking 'what do I have back home?'': 20-year-old Irvine on turning down pro chance in New York

The Belfast boxer seriously considered moving into the pro ranks whilst visiting family in America before Christmas.

# boxing - Monday 1 May, 2017

Barry Hearn believes Anthony Joshua can become the Tiger Woods of boxing

“The Joshua effect is very similar to the Tiger Woods effect in golf.”

Fury boasts: I can beat 'pumped-up weightlifter' Joshua with one arm tied behind my back

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has set his sights on regaining his belts from Anthony Joshua.

# boxing - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Joshua says there's more to come as he eyes Fury after Wembley classic

Joshua stopped Wladimir Klitschko in an epic battle last night.

# boxing - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko in world heavyweight epic

Joshua added the WBA title to his IBF belt but only after being knocked to the canvas by the 41-year-old Klitschko in the sixth round.

Joshua prepared to be patient as Klitschko 'won't be able to keep up the pace'

The pair will clash tonight in front of 90,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium.

Undercard slot on boxing's biggest fight bill of 2017 a fantastic shop window for Taylor

Due out before Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight showdown with Wladimir Klitschko, the Irish boxer goes in search of her fifth professional win this evening.

# boxing - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Klitschko records fight prediction on USB stick which he'll auction off for charity

The 41-year-old insists he’s enjoying being underdog and challenger to Anthony Joshua.

Dunne's vast experience and role with Jim Gavin's Dublin made him the 'perfect candidate'

The former world champion was today appointed as the IABA’s new high performance director.

Nina aims to pop idol Katie: 'You've got to box the best to be the best'

The undefeated German faces Katie Taylor this weekend in a title eliminator at Wembley Stadium.

IABA unveil Bernard Dunne as new high performance director

“My vision is to take the very best in the current system and match it with the very latest in high performance training.”

# boxing - Friday 21 April, 2017

Paddy Barnes will fight for his first professional belt in June

Barnes returns to the ring on 17 June in Belfast.

Michael Conlan could fight in Australia this summer on undercard of Pacquiao's title defence

The bout would take place in Brisbane in July.

# boxing - Thursday 20 April, 2017

UFC boss estimates McGregor will make $75 million from Mayweather fight

Dana White believes an agreement for the bizarre bout could be in place within a matter of days.

# boxing - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Michael Conlan is heading to Chicago for his second pro fight

The Belfast boxer will be in action in the US on 26 May, according to promoter Bob Arum.

# boxing - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Katie Taylor's upcoming fight at Wembley will be a world title eliminator

The Bray boxer is set to take on Germany’s Nina Meinke in a 10-round bout with the WBA intercontinental belt on the line.

# boxing - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

One of Katie Taylor's London 2012 rivals has followed her into pro boxing

Natasha Jonas is already facing questions about a possible rematch with Katie.

# boxing - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Boxing funding cut €200k as review finds Rio failures were down to 'fundamental weaknesses'

Sport Ireland’s 212-page ‘Rio Review’ was published today.

'In my mind, it's on' - Kavanagh says training has begun for Mayweather bout Maygregor This post contains videos

'In my mind, it's on' - Kavanagh says training has begun for Mayweather bout

Conor McGregor’s head coach at Straight Blast Gym expects the fight to happen this year.

# boxing - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'To say we're all just cheap imitations of Katie... to me that's disgusting'

Irish-American Heather Hardy wants you to know there’s plenty of room for great women boxers.

# boxing - Thursday 30 March, 2017

David Haye claims he's in talks to take on UFC fighter Jimi Manuwa

Manuwa called out the former world champion boxer in the aftermath of his recent KO victory in London.

# boxing - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Katie Taylor's world title shot likely to be in Dublin this November - Hearn

Eddie Hearn gearing Taylor towards US debut before homecoming for title shot.

# boxing - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Katie admits 'bad habits' need work as she edges closer to world title territory

The Bray woman picked up another convincing win last night but she felt it was far from perfect.

Jorge Linares outclasses Anthony Crolla to retain title

A brave Anthony Crolla was no match for Jorge Linares, who retained his WBA lightweight title.

# boxing - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Dominant Katie Taylor earns fourth straight win as pro

The Bray native was boxing on the undercard of the world lightweight title rematch between Jorge Linares and Anthony Crolla.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating death of teenage boxer after amateur bout Derbyshire

Police investigating death of teenage boxer after amateur bout

The young man received medical treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

Katie Taylor's fourth fight in four months presents unique challenge in the form of ex-MMA fighter

Taylor insists she doesn’t anticipate a more aggressive or unusual boxing style from her 28-year-old opponent.

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