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Watch: Canelo Absolutely Destroys Fielding To Become Three-Weight Champ

Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez brutally overpowered England’s Rocky Fielding with a dominant display on his New York City debut Saturday to become a three-weight world champion. Alvarez, who is the reigning World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association middleweight world champion following his thrilling victory over Gennady Golovkin in September, had little trouble in moving up in weight class …

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Katie Taylor Dominates Eva Wahlstrom In Madison Square Garden

Katie Taylor was completely dominant in her first appearance in the world’s most iconic fight-venue, shutting down Eva Wahlstrom completely for ten rounds. Taylor’s spot on the undercard for Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s DAZN debut destruction of Rocky Fielding was always going to be a special one given the event’s Madison Square Garden setting and the strong Irish presence to be found …

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Joe Rogan & Deontay Wilder On Anthony Joshua’s ‘Terrible Situation’

Deontay Wilder appeared on a recent edition of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast and explained his thoughts on Anthony Joshua’s current situation. Speaking to the famed UFC colour-commentator on a recent edition of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast, Wilder spoke to Rogan about a range of topics including his history, his instant-class with Tyson Fury and in one notable segment – his …

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Shortlist For RTÉ Sportsperson Of The Year Trimmed From 23 To 13

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The RTÉ Sport Awards take place next Saturday night, and who will win Sportsperson of the Year is anyone’s guess. The sheer strength-in-depth of the 23 person ‘longlist’ released last week showcased just how great a year 2018 was for Irish sport across many codes. That list has since been shortened to 13, with the likes of boxer TJ Doheny, athlete …

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Transgender Boxer Patricio Manuel Makes History With Professional Win

Transgender boxer Patricio Manuel made history Saturday with a unanimous decision victory over Mexican super-featherweight Hugo Aguilar in Indio, California. Manuel, 33, became the first transgender male to fight professionally in the United States. “I wouldn’t trade any of it. It was worth everything I went through to get to this point,” Manuel said, according to the Los Angeles Times. …

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Watch: Lomachenko Lands 42 Power Punches In 11th Round Of Title Win

Vasiliy Lomachenko added the World Boxing Organization lightweight world title to his World Boxing Association belt with a unanimous 12-round decision over Jose Pedraza on Saturday. Ukraine’s Lomachenko, a three-weight world champion who had never before unified two titles in the same class, knocked down Pedraza twice in an explosive 11th round. Two judges saw it 117-109 for Lomachenko while …

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The Ring Rankings Push Fury Above Wilder In Latest Update

The Ring have defended their decision to push Tyson Fury ahead of Deontay Wilder in their updated rankings after the pair’s thrilling showdown last weekend. Even now, just under a week removed from the fight itself, the controversial decision to score a fight as a draw is still debated – or more often than not – criticised by the overwhelming …

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Floyd Mayweather Vs. Tenshin Nasukawa Official Rules Confirmed

Boxer Floyd Mayweather says his New Year’s Eve bout with Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa will be “all about the entertainment”. The nine-minute exhibition in Japan will have no official winner or loser if it goes the distance, and Mayweather said at a press availability at his training base in Las Vegas on Thursday that he was looking forward to the …

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Canadian Boxer Stevenson Suffered ‘Severe Traumatic Brain Injury’: Hospital

Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson suffered a “severe traumatic brain injury” and remains in intensive care, his doctors said Wednesday, days after the fighter lost his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title to Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk. The 41-year-old underwent surgery after the Saturday fight, and “his situation is still stable under the circumstances, but critical,” said doctor Alexis Turgeon. Turgeon noted …

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Wilder Vs. Fury Reportedly Does Around 400k In PPV Buys

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According to reports from the US, the heavyweight showdown between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury brought in around 400,000 pay-per-view buys. WorldBoxingNews reported the number, which is estimated to be in the region of 400,000 buys – making Wilder/Fury the most lucrative heavyweight boxing showdown on US soil since 2003. And it was one helluva fight. Filled to the brim with …

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Joshua Claims He Is Ready To Fight Wilder Or Fury

Anthony Joshua has said that he is ready to fight Tyson Fury or Deontay Wilder as soon as they are ready while he hit out at the American for his bout against Fury at the weekend.  Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, is in Los Angeles this week for talks with Wilder’s representatives over the possibility of a fight in April. The …

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