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Antrim GAA Share Photos Of Derelict Casement Park In Horrific State

Antrim GAA have shared photographs on social media of their home ground, Casement Park in a dilapidated state. The ground, which has been lying idle since 2013 when it was closed for a major 38,000 seater refurbishment that was granted planning permission in February 2014. However these plans were put on hold when there were concerns about the layout of the stands. How …

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Tyson Fury Taunts Wilder As British Fighter Targets Super-Bout

Tyson Fury has taunted Deontay Wilder as the controversial British fighter sets his sights on a clash with his heavyweight rival. Fury’s comeback continues with a showdown against Francesco Pianeta in Belfast on Saturday. But Wilder, who will be ringside in his role as a television analyst, is the real target for Fury. Negotiations for the two to clash in …

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Tyson Fury To Face Francesco Pianeta On August 18

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: Tyson Fury looks on during a press conference ahead of his fight with Wladimir Klitschko at the Manchester Arena on April 27, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Tyson Fury finally has announced his opponent for his second comeback bout and by the looks of things, he will take on a tougher task than Sefer Seferi presented last time out. Windsor Park in Belfast will play host to the next outing for the lineal heavyweight champion who makes his first return to the ring since dominating the severely outmatched …

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Tyson Fury Confirms Next Bout For August 18 In Belfast

Tyson Fury has confirmed that he will make his return to the ring in Belfast’s Windsor Park on August 18 against a yet-to-be-confirmed opponent. One thing many would have hoped for after the long layoff Tyson Fury endured over recent years would be a quick turn-around following his successful comeback fight earlier this month. The clash between himself and Sefer …

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Linfield V Celtic: A Match 50 Years In The Making

Someone at UEFA appeared to be having a laugh when they pulled the club set up for Catholic immigrants out of the hat to be the opponents of a historically Protestant club at Windsor Park. In Belfast. On July 12. The PSNI intervened to prevent that potential catastrophe from happening, so instead Linfield will host Celtic Friday in the Northern …

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Disbelief In UFC Belfast As Neil Seery’s Opponent Pulls Out

Neil Seery of Ireland

It looked like a fitting send off for Irish MMA legend Neil Seery. However news just arrived that it wasn’t to be. Ian McCall has pulled out with a stomach complaint. UFC Belfast will be all the poorer for the absence of Seery and it appears the UFC are scrambling for a replacement; but the chances are devastatingly slim. Ian …

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Helwani Reveals Gunnar Nelson Is Set To Headline UFC Belfast

ROTTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - MAY 08: Gunnar Nelson (R) of Iceland celebrates victory over Albert Tumenov of Russia after their Welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night 87 at Ahoy on May 8, 2016 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani reported late Wednesday night that SBG’s Gunnar Nelson is set to headline UFC Fight Night 99 on the 19th of November at the SSE Arena in Belfast. The card marks the first time since 2007 that the UFC will be returning to Northern Ireland with Nelson reportedly set to face off against Korean welterweight Dong Hyun Kim in the …

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Michael Conlan: A Fighter, Not Just A Boxer

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Day 11, Riocentro Pavilion, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 16/8/2016 Men's Bantamweight 56kg Quarter-Final Michael Conlan (Red) vs Vladimir Nikitin (Blue) Ireland's Michael Conlan following his defeat to Vladimir Nikitin of Russia Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The Riocentro Exhibition resembled a wake-house as Vladimir Nikitin’s hand was raised aloft following Tuesday’s quarter-final bout with Michael Conlan. Shock mingled with both anger and sadness. Having had his say with the assembled media, he stormed back to his chambers passing a troop of Irish supporters who looked at him and then at each other, bewildered by the downfall …

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Carl Frampton: Are We Seeing A Legend In The Making?

Graced by the presence of Leo Santa Cruz for the first time since the fight was announced, Carl Frampton looked unfazed as he prepares to become Ireland’s first ever two-weight world champion. Smiling and joking with everyone is the Belfast man’s personality, but when it comes to the first stare down, his expression is as serious as ever. “The Jackal” …

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