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Brendan Irvine Qualifies For Olympics In Mixed Day For Team Ireland

It was a day of mixed emotions for Team Ireland at the Olympic Boxing Qualifiers in London as five fighters took to the ring hoping to further their chances of competing at Tokyo 2020. Carly McNaul from Belfast kicked off the action at lunchtime today before another Belfast pugilist in Aidan Walsh went toe-to-toe with Paul Kaminin shortly after. Michael …

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Deontay Wilder Excuse For Fury Defeat Debunked By Old Interview Clip

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Following his defeat to Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder blamed his elaborate ring-walk costume on his loss in Las Vegas. However, a video clip from 2018 seemingly debunks his excuse. Fury convincingly dispatched his rival on Saturday night, winning the WBC heavyweight title via TKO in the seventh round. The brutal body shots!The knockdowns!The neck lick! Tyson Fury battered Deontay Wilder …

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“It Will Happen” – Hearn Confident Of Bout Between Joshua And Fury

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Promoter Eddie Hearn has said a unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury “will happen” with talks already underway. Joshua is currently the reigning  WBA ‘super’, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion after his victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in their rematch in Saudi Arabia in December. Fury, meanwhile, claimed the WBC heavyweight belt following his defeat of Deontay Wilder …

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Serrano Vows To Beat “Average” Taylor Not Once But Twice

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Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano have been on a crash course to meet each other since the Bray boxer began competing for world titles.  The pair now looked set to meet in either March or April with the fight billed as the most high-profile fight in the history of women’s boxing. A deal has now been agreed in principle with …

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Luke Keeler Falls Short In Bid To Become World Champion

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Dublin boxer Luke Keeler fell short in his bid to become the WBO middleweight champion following a ninth-round stoppage defeat to Demetrius Andrade overnight in Miami. ‘Cool Hand’ Keeler was bidding to become the third Irish man to win the WBO middleweight gold after Steve Collins and Andy Lee, however, the Ballyfermot man was outclassed by the heavy favourite on …

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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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