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Bob Arum Expects Fury/Wilder Trilogy Fight To Take Place In October

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder are still on track to rubber stamp their rivalry this year as Bob Arum expects the trilogy fight to take place in October.  Wilder exercised his contractual right to a rematch after losing his title to Fury following a seventh-round stoppage back in February. However, as expected, Bob Arum, Fury’s co-promoter with Frank Warren, told …

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IOC Suspends European Boxing Qualifiers Midway Through Tournament

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The IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided to suspend the ongoing European Olympic Boxing Qualifier tournament in London as well as tournaments scheduled for the Americas and the final World Qualifiers in May.  The decision was made earlier today to postpone the rest of the ongoing qualifier tournament in London amid the changing landscape of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak …

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Brendan Irvine Qualifies For Olympics In Mixed Day For Team Ireland

It was a day of mixed emotions for Team Ireland at the Olympic Boxing Qualifiers in London as five fighters took to the ring hoping to further their chances of competing at Tokyo 2020. Carly McNaul from Belfast kicked off the action at lunchtime today before another Belfast pugilist in Aidan Walsh went toe-to-toe with Paul Kaminin shortly after. Michael …

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Sporting Bodies In Ireland React To Coronavirus Outbreak

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Various sporting bodies in Ireland have released statements following the restrictive measures announced by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to try and slow the spread of the coronavirus.  The measures include a ban on mass indoor gatherings larger than 100 people and outdoor gatherings larger than 500 people. This afternoon, the GAA released a joint statement with the Ladies Gaelic Football …

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Jono Carroll Shocks Former World Champion Scott Quigg

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Jono Carroll claimed the biggest scalp of his career on Saturday by stopping former World champion Scott Quigg in the eleventh round of their super-featherweight clash. After a fiery build-up to their Manchester showdown, it was the Dubliner who dominated from start to finish. Carroll’s display forced Quigg’s corner to throw in the towel towards the end of the penultimate …

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Andy Lee Gives Insight Into “Master Of Mind Games” Tyson Fury

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Andy Lee has praised Tyson Fury as a “master of mind games” claiming the Briton “played” Deontay Wilder throughout the entire build-up to their WBC heavyweight title rematch two weeks ago. The pair go back a long way and are actually distant cousins, with the former world champion drafted on to Fury’s coaching team ahead of last month’s Las Vegas …

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Katie Taylor Set To Fight Amanda Serrano in May At The Manchester Arena

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Katie Taylor looks set to take on Amanda Serrano at the Manchester Arena on May 2. The 33-year-old Irish boxer became a two-weight world champion back in November when she overcame Christina Linardatou to land the WBO super-lightweight title by unanimous decision in Manchester. According to Dan Rafael of ESPN, Taylor’s next fight will be against Serrano on the undercard …

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Anthony Joshua’s Next Title Fight Confirmed For London

Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF heavyweight title against mandatory challenge Kubrat Pulev at Tottenham Hotspur’s 62,000-seater stadium on June 20th. Joshua regained the IBF, WBA, IBO and WBO heavyweight titles in December when he avenged June’s loss to Andy Ruiz comfortably defeating the Mexican via decision over 12 rounds. The 30-year-old will now face his first defence as champion …

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Deontay Wilder Vows To ‘Rise From The Ashes’ & Retain Heavyweight Title

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Former WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has vowed to retain his title following his defeat to Tyson Fury in Las Vegas last weekend. In one of the most highly anticipated rematches in the history of the heavyweight division, Fury outclassed the champion with Wilder’s corner throwing in the towel during the seventh round. Wilder, one of the most fearsome knockout …

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Fury Versus Wilder PPV Buys Up Half A Million On First Fight

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The highly-anticipated fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder lived up to all its hype last weekend as the “Gypsy King” recorded a seventh-round stoppage win over the “Bronze Bomber”.  However, according to early signs, it would appear as though the WBC World heavyweight title rematch did not perform as well as expected when it comes to pay-per-view buys. According …

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Deontay Wilder Excuse For Fury Defeat Debunked By Old Interview Clip

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Following his defeat to Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder blamed his elaborate ring-walk costume on his loss in Las Vegas. However, a video clip from 2018 seemingly debunks his excuse. Fury convincingly dispatched his rival on Saturday night, winning the WBC heavyweight title via TKO in the seventh round. The brutal body shots!The knockdowns!The neck lick! Tyson Fury battered Deontay Wilder …

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Deontay Wilder Blames 40-Pound Entrance Gear On Tyson Fury Loss

Deontay Wilder has outlined that he felt the weight of his entrance gear played a part in his WBC world heavyweight title defeat to Tyson Fury in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Wilder lost his title to the impressive Fury after a seventh round stoppage in what was the first defeat of the American fighter’s professional career. The former champion …

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“It Will Happen” – Hearn Confident Of Bout Between Joshua And Fury

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Promoter Eddie Hearn has said a unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury “will happen” with talks already underway. Joshua is currently the reigning  WBA ‘super’, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion after his victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in their rematch in Saudi Arabia in December. Fury, meanwhile, claimed the WBC heavyweight belt following his defeat of Deontay Wilder …

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