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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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Irish Boxer Dennis Hogan Denied World Title In Controversial Defeat

Irish boxer Dennis Hogan was denied the WBO Super Welterweight title on Saturday night after the Kildare native was defeated by Mexico’s Jamie Munguia in controversial circumstances in Monterrey. The bout went the full twelve rounds with Hogan’s 22-year old opponent retaining his title with the judges awarding scores of 115-113, 116-112 and 114-114 as Munguia prevailed. Many including Hogan, …

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Watch: Jason Quigley Storms To 2nd Round TKO Of Mathias Eklund

Jason Quigley’s pro-debut on European soil couldn’t have gone much better for him as he made the difference between him and Mathias Eklund felt. London’s Copper Box Arena played host to the now 16-0 fighter’s first fight outside of the US since turning professional. From the get-go, there was a noticeable gulf in class between the two and when the …

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Katie Taylor Eases To Ninth-Round Stoppage Win Over Rose Volante

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Katie Taylor completed step three of four in her bid to become the unified World lightweight champion this morning easing to a ninth-round stoppage victory over Rose Volante in Philadelphia. Volante came out aggressive in the first looking to push the pace and take the fight to Taylor, but such was the Irish woman’s class, she floored her Brazilian opponent …

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TJ Doheny Discovers Opponent For First World Title Defence

Portlaoise’s TJ Doheny will ring in the New Year with a defence of his IBF super bantamweight title. The 20-0 pugilist won the belt with a unanimous decision win over Ryosuke Iwasa in August of last year. He earned the nod from the judges in Tokyo, no less. While his next opponent also hails from Japan, Doheny’s next bout will …

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Michael Conlan Wins First Belt As A Professional Boxer

Michael Conlan has captured the WBO Inter-Continental featherweight title. The vacant belt was up for grabs in Manchester as Conlan took on Jason Cunningham of Doncaster. Ultimately, the Olympic silver medallist won the fight in a unanimous decision blowout. The judges at ringside scored the fight 97-92, 97-92 and 98-92, including a points deduction in round six for Conlan due to …

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Katie Taylor Dominates Eva Wahlstrom In Madison Square Garden

Katie Taylor was completely dominant in her first appearance in the world’s most iconic fight-venue, shutting down Eva Wahlstrom completely for ten rounds. Taylor’s spot on the undercard for Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s DAZN debut destruction of Rocky Fielding was always going to be a special one given the event’s Madison Square Garden setting and the strong Irish presence to be found …

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Jason Quigley Overcomes Tough Challenge In NABF Title Defence

Irishman Jason Quigley was in action Stateside on Thursday night. While he maintained his undefeated professional record, the 27-year-old was given a tricky time of it by Freddy Hernandez. Quigley was expected to beat Hernandez handily, though the Mexican is a former IBA welterweight champion in his own right. Six losses in the 39-year-old’s last ten fights pitched against Quigley’s …

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10 Years On: Remembering Darren Sutherland’s Olympic Heroics

It’s been ten years since Ireland’s Darren Sutherland brought home bronze at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. And it truly was the defining moment in a very promising young career. Performing on the world’s biggest stage, he managed to do his country proud by winning bronze and forever being marked as an Olympian. Tragically, one year later, Darren took his own life …

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