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Kurt Walker Clinches Gold For Ireland At European Championships

Ireland’s boxers have their first gold medal at the 2019 European Games in Minsk thanks to Kurt Walker who clinched victory in the bantamweight division. Walker defeated Ukranian boxer Mykolo Butsenko via a unanimous decision having previously beaten British rival and number one seed Peter McGrail on Saturday. The victory is a massive boost for Ireland who disappointingly saw gold medal …

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Lobov V Malignaggi: Gear Up For The Ultimate Grudge Match

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Artem Lobov and Paulie Malignaggi are set to square off in the bare-knuckle boxing fight heard around the world Saturday night in Tampa, Florida.  It’s a fight that has been rumoured for the longest time and whether you agree with the sport of bare-knuckle boxing or not you cannot deny the appeal of such a grudge match given the intense …

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Tyson Fury: “Me & Wilder Would Beat Andy Ruiz Quite Comfortably”

Tyson Fury has made his thoughts clear how a showdown between himself and Anthony Joshua’s conqueror Andy Ruiz Jr. would go. Speaking post-fight, Fury gave praise to the Mexican heavyweight for his soon-to-be-legendary victory over the heavily-favoured Anthony Joshua earlier this month. With that being said, he made it very clear that a fight between Ruiz and either himself or …

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Masterful Tyson Fury Blasts Through Tom Schwarz In Two Rounds

Tyson Fury turned in an almost perfect performance as he blasted through the admittedly outmatched Tom Schwarz in the MGM Grand last night. Fury seemed intent on making a statement as he stepped into the ring for his first fight since December’s classic against Deontay Wilder and for the first round, the difference in skill became clear. Schwarz, though no …

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Dana White Sees Tyson Fury As The Current Heavyweight King

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The UFC president, who is, of course, a massive fan of boxing, gave his take on the current landscape in boxing and in particular, the current buzz that surrounds the big men.   Last month’s stunning showdown between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. was something of a confirmation of where exactly heavyweight boxing stands at present. A shock as …

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Blow To Ireland’s Olympic Hopes As Joe Ward Turns Professional

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Two-time World silver medallist Joe Ward has announced his move to professional boxing with immediate effect.  The Westmeath native has signed a contract with Times Square Boxing, based in New York. Ward is a three-time European champion and was expected to be one of Ireland’s best hopes for an Olympic medal in Toyko next year, having represented his country in …

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Eddie Hearn Confirms Andy Ruiz Jr To Rematch Anthony Joshua

Eddie Hearn has confirmed that he is interested in making an immediate rematch between Andy Ruiz Jr. and Anthony Joshua following last night’s shocking seventh-round TKO victory for the Mexican. If 2019 provides a greater shock to the system than the one we witnessed in Madison Square Garden last night, it will come as one helluva surprise. Ruiz managed to …

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