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Jono Carroll Displays Immense Heart Despite World Title Defeat

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Jono Carroll fought hard but fell short in his first attempt at becoming World Champion losing via unanimous decision to Tevin Farmer in their IBF World Championship showdown in Philadelphia this morning.  Carroll started the fight very aggressive such is his nature, while Farmer hung back and looked to pick holes in the Dunshaughlin man. The first half the fight …

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Katie Taylor Eases To Ninth-Round Stoppage Win Over Rose Volante

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Katie Taylor completed step three of four in her bid to become the unified World lightweight champion this morning easing to a ninth-round stoppage victory over Rose Volante in Philadelphia. Volante came out aggressive in the first looking to push the pace and take the fight to Taylor, but such was the Irish woman’s class, she floored her Brazilian opponent …

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Michael Conlan: “The Irish Public Know Me Because I Was F*cked Over”

“AIBA cheats, the f**king cheats. That’s me, I’ll never box for AIBA again, they’re cheating bastards, they’re paying everybody,” _____ August 16th, 2016, should have been the worst day of Michael Conlan’s boxing career. At the time it certainly felt like it. It unquestionably still hurts. Two and a half years on, as a now professional Michael Conlan prepares for …

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Everything You Need To Know About Katie Taylor’s Fight Tonight

Irish boxer Katie Taylor takes on Brazilian Rose Volante in Philadelphia tonight as she looks to add the WBO lightweight title to her WBA and IBF crowns. The Bray native enters the fight as the favourite but she faces a tough task against 14-0 Volante at Temple University, Philadelphia tonight. Here is everything you need to know about Katie Taylor‘s latest …

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Michael Conlan Speaks On Thriving Irish Boxing Scene As NY Card Nears

With Michael Conlan, Katie Taylor, TJ Doheny and a host of other talented boxers thriving, it’s a very special time to be a part of Irish boxing. On Sunday night, the Irish take centre stage once again at Madison Square Garden as Conlan defends his newly won WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title against Ruben Hernandez-Garcia, while Paddy Barnes looks to bounce back …

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Michael Conlan: I Haven’t Heard From Conor McGregor Since Picking Floyd

Irish boxer Michael Conlan will make the first defence of his WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title when he faces Ruben Garcia-Hernandez in Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day. The Belfast native defeated Jason Cunningham in Manchester in December to continue his unbeaten start to life in the pro-ranks and pick up the first title of his professional career. Sunday’s card, …

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Michael Conlan On Nikitin Rematch: “It’s In Works For Belfast This Year”

Irish boxer Michael Conlan has opened up on a potential rematch with his old rival Vladimir Nikitin, explaining that a grudge match between the pair is “in the works for Belfast this year.” Conlan was defeated by the Russian in incredibly controversial circumstances during the bantamweight quarter-finals of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The Belfast native appeared to have comfortably won …

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Kellie Harrington On Joining Pro Ranks: “It Could Be A Possibility”

AIBA gold medallist Kellie Harrington has not ruled out a move to the professional boxing ranks following the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020. Harrington must still qualify for next Summer’s games despite her gold medal at the AIBA World Championships in November but outlined that in the future, turning professional is something she is considering, providing, of course, the offer …

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Pacquiao On The Mend As He Eyes Mayweather Rematch

The eye injury Manny Pacquiao suffered in a unanimous-decision win over Adrian Broner is a scratched cornea, and the Filipino ring icon is already on the mend, a spokesman for Pacquiao’s camp said Monday. The New York Daily News had reported that some in Pacquiao’s camp feared he had suffered a potentially career-threatening detached retina in beating Broner to retain …

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Pacquiao Camp Fears Eye Injury Could End Career [Report]

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao might have suffered a potentially career-ending detatched retina in his left eye in beating Adrien Broner on Saturday, the New York Daily News reported Monday. Pacquiao was set to fly home to the Philippines on Monday for an exam by an eye specialist, according to the newspaper, which cited two unnamed sources from Pacquiao’s camp …

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Pacquiao Batters Broner On Way To Unanimous Decision Victory

Manny Pacquiao put on a masterclass in elite boxing Saturday with a 12-round demolition of Adrien Broner, defending his welterweight title in his first fight on US soil in two years — and his first as a 40-year-old. Pacquiao easily won with an impressive display of superior hand speed and destructive power that landed him a unanimous decision victory over …

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Pacquiao Lighter For Las Vegas Return Vs Broner

Filipino star Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales half a pound lighter for his WBA welterweight title bout against Adrien Broner. A trim-looking Pacquiao, who faces Broner at Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena tonight, weighed in at exactly 146 pounds. Broner, who is determined to wreck what will be Pacquiao’s first fight on US soil since 2016, came in at 146.5 …

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