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Live Now: Mike Tyson Joins Joe Rogan On The JRE Podcast

‘Iron’ Mike Tyson sits down with UFC colour-commentator Joe Rogan in what should be one of the best sporting interviews of 2019. This should be a phenomenal listen! The youngest heavyweight champion boxer in the history of the sport will sit down with one of the most recognizable men in combat sports for a conversation that should touch on some …

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Amir Khan Takes On Another Hugely Difficult Opponent

Amir Khan can’t be accused of turning down a challenge. Well, besides one challenge that has loomed for almost a decade in the form of domestic rival Kell Brook. But the fight has fallen through yet again as Khan once more opts to go Stateside. The 32-year-old spent most of his career at lightweight and light-welterweight before moving up to …

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TJ Doheny Discovers Opponent For First World Title Defence

Portlaoise’s TJ Doheny will ring in the New Year with a defence of his IBF super bantamweight title. The 20-0 pugilist won the belt with a unanimous decision win over Ryosuke Iwasa in August of last year. He earned the nod from the judges in Tokyo, no less. While his next opponent also hails from Japan, Doheny’s next bout will …

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“I’d Beat Him To A Pulp” – Malignaggi Issues Challenge To McGregor

Former two time-world champion Paulie Malignaggi has hit back at Conor McGregor by issuing a challenge to the UFC star for a “winner takes all” boxing bout. McGregor and Malignaggi have had bad blood ever since their heated falling out and infamous sparring session during the Crumlin native’s preparation for his fight with Floyd Mayweather in August 2017. The 30-year …

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Katie Taylor Secures Title Unification Bout For Paddy’s Day Weekend

It will be a memorable holiday weekend in March as Katie Taylor embarks on what’s sure to be a colossal 2019. Within her first nine professional fights, Taylor captured both the WBA and IBF lightweight titles. Having defended them three times in wins over Kimberly Connor, Cindy Serrano and Eva Wahlstrom in 2018, Taylor now has the opportunity to claim a third …

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TJ Doheny Signs With Eddie Hearn & Will Defend World Title This Month

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World Champion, TJ Doheny will defend his IBF world Super-Bantamweight title on January 18 in New York it has been confirmed after he signed with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing.  The Portlaoise native has fought his entire professional career out of Australia and capped off 10-years as a pro in 2018 when he upset the odds to defeat Ryosuke Iwasa via unanimous …

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Freddie Roach: Mayweather Will Fight Winner Of Pacquiao/Broner

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Legendary boxing coach, Freddie Roach is sure that Floyd Mayweather will return to the boxing ring in 2019 to take on the winner of Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner. “Money” Mayweather returned to the ring on New Year’s Eve for a three-round exhibition bout with Tenshin Nasukawa under the Rizin banner. Mayweather ended the fight inside the first round, knocking down …

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Floyd Mayweather Relaxed Ahead Of NYE Tenshin Showdown

US boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather said Saturday his focus was on entertaining the fans during his New Year’s Eve fight with Japanese kickboxing prodigy Tenshin Nasukawa near Tokyo. The 41-year-old unbeaten champion has been tempted out of retirement – again – for a one-off “exhibition” in Saitama, north of Tokyo, against “Ninja Boy” Nasukawa, a fighter more than half …

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ITV Herald PBC Deal With Pacquiao Vs Broner Cracker

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ITV announced earlier this month that a deal to exclusively broadcast Premier Boxing Champions events on UK television had been reached. The agreement with the mystical Al Haymon’s promotion includes PBC events set to take place in the UK, but also involves the best of the action Stateside. The deal begins on January 13 as José Uzcátegui defends his IBF super middleweight …

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Adonis Stevenson Out Of Coma, Girlfriend Says

Former light-heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson has come out of a coma three weeks after a knockout loss to Oleksandr Gvozdyk, the fighter’s girlfriend said Saturday. Simone “Sisi” God, issued a statement via social media saying the fighter was awake. “Despite recent reports being leaked to media, I wanted to clarify that Adonis is awake,” God said. “He is healing …

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Dillian Whyte Earns Brutal KO Win In Chisora Rematch

Dillian Whyte ended his rivalry with Dereck Chisora to stake his claim for a rematch with Anthony Joshua. Whyte edged out a split decision win when the two last met, but Chisora, who looked to be in his best shape to-date, was fancied by some to even the score at the O2 Arena. And it was indeed ‘Del Boy’ who …

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Frampton Narrowly Loses Out To Warrington In Bruising 12-Round Bout

England’s Josh Warrington upset the odds to retain his IBF featherweight title after getting the better of Carl Frampton in a bruising 12-round battle in Manchester on Saturday. Warrington won a unanimous decision by two scores of 116-112 and one of 116-113 in the first defence of his world title as he extended his unbeaten professional record to 27-0. Former …

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Michael Conlan Wins First Belt As A Professional Boxer

Michael Conlan has captured the WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title. The vacant belt was up for grabs in Manchester as Conlan took on Jason Cunningham of Doncaster. Ultimately, the Olympic silver medallist won the fight in a unanimous decision blowout. The judges at ringside scored the fight 97-92, 97-92 and 98-92, including a points deduction in round six for Conlan due to …

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