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Who Are The Women Katie Taylor Must Defeat To Unify The Lightweight Division?

Katie Taylor’s post-fight comments at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday night said an awful lot about her character. She had just scored a unanimous decision win over the rugged, tough and durable Argentine Anahi Esther Sanchez over ten rounds. Yet she was critical, characterizing her own performance as “a bit wild at times.” She had just claimed the WBA …

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Ref Receives Heavy Criticism As Anthony Joshua Stops Impossibly Brave Carlos Takam

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 28: Referee Phil Edwards steps in to stop the fight in the 10th round to hand victory to Anthony Joshua (white trunks) during the IBF, WBA & IBO Heavyweight Championship contest against holds Carlos Takam (black trunks) at Principality Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

It was mainly one-sided, but Anthony Joshua’s scrap with late-replacement Carlos Takam at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff was a strangely gripping affair which featured several minor dramas. The first round of the heavyweight contest was pretty tame, with Takam reluctant to engage and Joshua seemingly content to have a look at his foe while boxing behind the jab. In …

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Twitter Reacts As Katie Taylor Claims World Title In Cardiff

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 28: Katie Taylor celebrates victory after the WBA Lightweight World Championship contest against Anahi Sanchez at Principality Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor claimed her first world title as a professional on Saturday night, as she outpointed Anahi Esther Sanchez over a rough, physical ten rounds at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. After pipping a pretty uneventful first round, Taylor almost closed the show in the second, dropping her Argentine opponent with a vicious and beautifully placed body shot. Sanchez …

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A New Challenger For Joshua Has Been Found Following Pulev Injury

COLOGNE, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 16: Manager Eddie Hearn and Anthony Joshua are seen during the press conference with Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko at RTL media group mall on February 16, 2017 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Scheuber/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Anthony Joshua’s title defence on October 28 in the Principality Stadium, Cardiff, has had to be altered.   His scheduled opponent Kubrat Pulev has suffered a shoulder injury in training just two weeks out from the bout meaning this bout is now cancelled. The Bulgarian is believed to have damaged his shoulder during a sparring session resulting in a muscle injury. …

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Derry Man Daryl Gurney Wins First PDC Darts Major Title

Daryl Gurney claimed the World Grand Prix and a cool £100,000 in the process. The tournament, which took place in Dublin for the past week, was hit with the absences of the retiring Phil Taylor and Gary Anderson, who’s wife was expecting a child. There were no less thrills at the Citywest Hotel as a result, however. Defending champion and …

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Watch: Cork’s Spike O’Sullivan Powers His Way To 4th Round TKO Win Last Night

Cork’s Spike O’Sullivan moved to 26-2 as a professional after a thunderous win over Nick Quigley in Boston last night. The former WBO International Middleweight champion of the world, Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan recorded an impressive fourth-round TKO victory over Nick Quigley last night to the delight of his fans, who flocked to the House of Blues in Boston, Massachusetts to …

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