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Conor McGregor Has Vowed To Win A Boxing World Title

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Ahead of his return to the Octagon this weekend at UFC 246, Conor McGregor sat down for an in-depth chat with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani.  During the hour-long chat, the pair covered an array of topics including the various allegations that have been levied at McGregor, his last fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his goal of becoming a billionaire by 35. …

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Spike O’Sullivan Falls Just Short In 11th Round Loss To Jamie Munguia

Cork boxer Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan fell to an 11th round stoppage against the impressive Jaime Munguia in their middleweight bout in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday night. The 35-year-old was the underdog heading into the bout and despite a brave effort, the fight was stopped when O’Sullivan’s trainer Paschal Collins threw in the towel just seconds before the Cork man …

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Katie Taylor Could Be Set For History-Making MSG Showdown In 2020

Katie Taylor could be set for a historic 2020 as she is being lined up become the first female boxer to headline at Madison Square Garden against Amanda Serrano. Taylor has had an outstanding year which saw her win four fights including overcoming the difficult challenges of Delfine Persoons and Christina Linardatou. 2020 though could be even bigger for the …

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Dennis Hogan Falls Short In World Title Fight Against Jermall Charlo

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Australian-based Irishman Dennis Hogan fell short in his bid to become the WBC Middleweight champion as the referee called a halt to his bout with Jermall Charlo in the seventh round.  Hogan was out-classed throughout the entirety of the fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn as Charlo stretch his impressive undefeated streak to 30-0. Despite moving up a weight …

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Floyd Mayweather Reportedly Targeting Two Fights In 2020

Former five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather is set to come out of retirement in 2020 and the 42-year-old reportedly wants two fights in the new year. Mayweather announced the news of his comeback on Instagram on Saturday outlining that he will be working alongside UFC promotor Dana White to “bring the world another spectacular event.” According to TMZ Sports, Mayweather …

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Katie Taylor Becomes Two-Weight World Champion With Classy Victory In Manchester

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Katie Taylor is a two-weight world champion. The Bray boxer achieved the feat with victory over Christina Linardatou in Manchester on Saturday night. After already cementing her legacy as the undisputed lightweight world champion, Taylor added the WBO super lightweight title to her impressive collection. The 2012 Olympic champion recorded her win via unanimous decision after a typically composed performance. …

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Katie Taylor To Headline Manchester Arena In Bid To Become Two-Weight World Champion

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Katie Taylor will headline a huge night of boxing on November 2 at the Manchester Arena. Taylor, the undisputed champion of the lightweight division, will aim to become a two-weight world champion at the 21,000-seater venue. She will fight at light-welterweight and headline a card featuring Anthony Crolla. The event will be broadcast on Sky Sports. The Irish boxer’s opponent …

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Father Urges Tyson Fury To Change Entire Training Team

John Fury, father to lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, has offered scathing criticism of his son’s performance against Otto Wallin and the team that surrounds him at present. As a former fighter and trainer to the 6’9″ pugilist, John was clearly not impressed after watching Tyson forced to deal with some serious adversity in his showdown against Otto Wallin in …

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Mike Tyson & Tyson Fury’s Polar-Opposite Takes On Life As A Champion

Two of the most recognizable heavyweight boxers of the last thirty years sat down with one another to discuss their careers and time spent as world champion Speaking during an appearance on Mike Tyson’s popular podcast Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, Fury explained how empty he felt upon springing the upset and defeating Wladimir Klitschko back in 2015. “I suffered from depression …

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Two Years On: Mayweather Vs. McGregor In Hindsight

Exactly two years have passed since the worlds of both boxing and mixed martial arts collided for an event that was unlike anything that we’ll ever see again in our lifetimes.  “That Mayweather/McGregor fight next Saturday, it’s an absolute disgrace, makes no sense. F**k the two of them they’re just conning us for the money.” “So you won’t watch it …

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Tyson Fury Set To Return Against Otto Wallin In September

Tyson Fury is being lined up for another outing across the pond, with reports linking him to a showdown against Swedish heavyweight, Otto Wallin. And it’s not surprising that The Gypsy King is making a hasty return to US soil given the reception he earned for himself upon completely running through Tom Schwarz earlier this summer. Fury is looking to …

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Canelo Alvarez Officially Stripped Of IBF Middleweight Title

Canelo Alvarez has officially been stripped of his IBF middleweight crown after his team were unable to reach an agreement to fight the division’s mandatory challenger. Sergiy Derevyanchenko was the man set to take on the Mexican superstar next time around and with his position as the mandatory challenger, the fight between the two was seemingly set in stone until …

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