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Katie Taylor’s Rematch With Delfine Persoon Confirmed For Next Month

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After some lengthy negotiations, Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon have finally agreed to run it back. Taylor vs. Persoon II will act as chief support for the heavyweight meeting of Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin on August 22. Despite suggestions from Persoon’s camp that they would be declining the opportunity for a rematch with Taylor due to changing demands from …

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Katie Taylor’s Rematch With Delfine Persoon In Doubt

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It turns out that Katie Taylor vs. Delfine Persoon II may not be going ahead next month after all. In recent days, it had been reported that Katie Taylor’s next outing would see her run it back with Delfine Persoon in a rematch of their 2019 clash. Reports suggested that the undefeated Taylor would be playing a major part in …

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Katie Taylor Calls Out Amanda Serrano After Eddie Hearn Twitter Spat

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Katie Taylor has called out potential opponent, Amanda Serrano, after the Puerto Rican fighter was involved in a Twitter spat with Taylor’s promoter Eddie Hearn.  Undisputed lightweight champion Taylor and multi-weight champion, Serrano, were due to fight in May but the bout was cancelled due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The fight was rescheduled for July but this was also …

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Katie Taylor Fight In Jeopardy As Amanda Serrano Pulls Out

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Katie Taylor’s highly-anticipated showdown with Amanda Serrano is once again on the rocks due with the Puerto Rican pulling out of the scheduled bout.  The nine-time world champion was due to face Taylor in Eddie Hearn’s back garden as part of the Matchroom’s Fight Camp series, in the buildup to Dillian Whyte’s fight against Alexander Povetki, which was provisionally scheduled …

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Forbes Release 2020 List Of The World’s Highest Paid Athletes

Business magazine Forbes have released their 2020 list of the world’s highest paid athletes with tennis player Roger Federer claiming the top spot. Federer beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the number one spot respectively after he earned a total of $106.3m over the past 12 months including $100m in endorsements alone. Ronaldo and Messi earned a combined $209m …

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Conor McGregor Thanks Mike Tyson After Glowing Boxing Praise

Former heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson has praised Conor McGregor’s 2017 foray into boxing when the UFC fighter was defeated in ten rounds by Floyd Mayweather. Tyson himself has been talking up a potential return to the ring over the last few weeks and was speaking to UFC heavyweight Francis Ngannou on his Hotboxin’ podcast. During their discussion, …

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Andy Lee Predicts Outcome Of Potential Fury/Joshua Showdown

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Andy Lee has weighed in on the potential undisputed heavyweight title showdown between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. The former WBO middleweight champion claims that Fury is mentally stronger than his fellow Briton and that a potential bout between the pair would be one-sided in Fury’s favour. Fury is due to face Deontay Wilder in their trilogy fight while Joshua …

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Eir Sport Announce Feast Of Classic Moments For Weekend Ahead

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Eir Sport have announced a jam-packed schedule for the weekend ahead with some incredible classic matches, tournaments, and fights set to keep every sports fan smiling. The action kicks-off on Thursday evening with a feast of action for Man United fans. One of the games takes us back to 1965 when Chelsea traveled to Old Trafford to take on third-placed …

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‘You Ain’t Never Going To Come Back Anyway, Look At The Size Of You’

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Eddie Hearn has revealed how he turned down the opportunity to sign Tyson Fury to his Matchroom Boxing stable before the Briton’s well-publicised comeback.  Fury is now the hottest commodity in boxing having comfortably defeated Deontay Wilder in February to claim the WBC heavyweight title. However, many believed that Fury’s career inside the ring was over, including Hearn who almost …

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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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