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Jono Carroll Displays Immense Heart Despite World Title Defeat

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Jono Carroll fought hard but fell short in his first attempt at becoming World Champion losing via unanimous decision to Tevin Farmer in their IBF World Championship showdown in Philadelphia this morning.  Carroll started the fight very aggressive such is his nature, while Farmer hung back and looked to pick holes in the Dunshaughlin man. The first half the fight …

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Michael Conlan: “The Irish Public Know Me Because I Was F*cked Over”

“AIBA cheats, the f**king cheats. That’s me, I’ll never box for AIBA again, they’re cheating bastards, they’re paying everybody,” _____ August 16th, 2016, should have been the worst day of Michael Conlan’s boxing career. At the time it certainly felt like it. It unquestionably still hurts. Two and a half years on, as a now professional Michael Conlan prepares for …

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Everything You Need To Know About Katie Taylor’s Fight Tonight

Irish boxer Katie Taylor takes on Brazilian Rose Volante in Philadelphia tonight as she looks to add the WBO lightweight title to her WBA and IBF crowns. The Bray native enters the fight as the favourite but she faces a tough task against 14-0 Volante at Temple University, Philadelphia tonight. Here is everything you need to know about Katie Taylor‘s latest …

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Michael Conlan On Nikitin Rematch: “It’s In Works For Belfast This Year”

Irish boxer Michael Conlan has opened up on a potential rematch with his old rival Vladimir Nikitin, explaining that a grudge match between the pair is “in the works for Belfast this year.” Conlan was defeated by the Russian in incredibly controversial circumstances during the bantamweight quarter-finals of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The Belfast native appeared to have comfortably won …

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Kellie Harrington On Joining Pro Ranks: “It Could Be A Possibility”

AIBA gold medallist Kellie Harrington has not ruled out a move to the professional boxing ranks following the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020. Harrington must still qualify for next Summer’s games despite her gold medal at the AIBA World Championships in November but outlined that in the future, turning professional is something she is considering, providing, of course, the offer …

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Pacquiao Batters Broner On Way To Unanimous Decision Victory

Manny Pacquiao put on a masterclass in elite boxing Saturday with a 12-round demolition of Adrien Broner, defending his welterweight title in his first fight on US soil in two years — and his first as a 40-year-old. Pacquiao easily won with an impressive display of superior hand speed and destructive power that landed him a unanimous decision victory over …

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Pacquiao Lighter For Las Vegas Return Vs Broner

Filipino star Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales half a pound lighter for his WBA welterweight title bout against Adrien Broner. A trim-looking Pacquiao, who faces Broner at Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena tonight, weighed in at exactly 146 pounds. Broner, who is determined to wreck what will be Pacquiao’s first fight on US soil since 2016, came in at 146.5 …

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Live Now: Mike Tyson Joins Joe Rogan On The JRE Podcast

‘Iron’ Mike Tyson sits down with UFC colour-commentator Joe Rogan in what should be one of the best sporting interviews of 2019. This should be a phenomenal listen! The youngest heavyweight champion boxer in the history of the sport will sit down with one of the most recognizable men in combat sports for a conversation that should touch on some …

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