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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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Watch: Paddy Barnes Succumbs To Fourth-Round Body-Shot KO

The first of the three bouts headlining today’s massive boxing event in Windsor Park didn’t get off to the best start for the Irish in support. While it lasted, though, it was thrilling. Facing flyweight champion Cristofer Rosales, it could be said that the former-Olympian Barnes took the opening pair of rounds. It was certainly competitive through, though, as both …

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When Do Frampton, Fury & Barnes Fight Tonight?

Get to know the expected walk-out times as we get prepped for what should be a memorable night of boxing. Don’t miss out on watching this one, people! Windsor Park will play host to the event that features three unmissable showdowns, which are set to be broadcast on BT Sports 1, BT Sports 4K UHD or the BT Sports app. Olympic hero Paddy Barnes …

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Watch: Paddy Barnes Scores First Pro-Stoppage In WBO Intercontinental Title Victory

Belfast’s Paddy Barnes took home both his first professional career stoppage win as well as the WBO intercontinental flyweight title with a win over Eliecer Quezada tonight. Paddy Barnes managed to deliver a beautiful TKO victory for those in attendance at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Nothern Ireland as he powered his way to a fifth-round victory over his opponent Eliecer Quezada. …

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Twitter Reacts As Paddy Barnes Comes Through Torrid Test In Belfast

Moments after Paddy Barnes was declared a majority decision winner tonight at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, his friend and training partner Jamie Conlan said that the three-time Olympian had been given a real “welcome to the pros” by Silvio Olteanu. “He’ll learn more from that fight than his first two fights and the training camps together,” added Conlan. Speaking to …

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Paddy Barnes To Face Silvio Olteanu For WBO European Title In Belfast This Summer

At a press conference in Belfast earlier today, Frank Warren and Queensbury Promotions announced that three-time Irish Olympian Paddy Barnes will face Spain’s Silvio Olteanu for the vacant WBO European title at The Waterfront in Belfast on June 17th. .@paddyb_ireland: "Hopefully this will be my first pro title of many." Paddy faces Spaniard Silvio Olteanu for the Vacant WBO Euro …

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Why Conor McGregor Should Vacate His UFC Featherweight Title

It may not go down well with fans. It probably would not even go down well with the man himself given his comments on the possibility in the past but Conor McGregor should vacate his featherweight title and focus on making lightweight his new home. There are a number of reasons why this makes sense. For starters, the weight cut …

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Twitter Reacts With A Mixture Of Shock And Disappointment Following Paddy Barnes’ Loss At The Olympics

Olympic Council Of Ireland Media Briefing : 100 Days Out from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Conrad Hotel, Dublin 27/4/2016 Boxer Paddy Barnes, flag-bearer for the Ireland team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Ireland’s Paddy Barnes lost in the last 16 of the light flyweight division at the 2016 Olympic games to Spain’s Samuel Carmona Heredia via split decision. _____ The hectic three-rounder saw the two time bronze medallist lose on two of the three judges’ scorecards (29-28, 28-29, 28-29) – a decision that many observers disagreed with after a largely successful third round. …

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Paddy Barnes Facing Trouble With Paddy Power

Olympic Council Of Ireland Media Briefing : 100 Days Out from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Conrad Hotel, Dublin 27/4/2016 Boxer Paddy Barnes, flag-bearer for the Ireland team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Can you blame an amateur boxer from trying to make a few quid? Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Paddy Barnes is set to box at light flyweight in the Rio Olympics. While professional boxers are now eligible to compete at the Olympics for the first time, hopes are high for the Team Ireland boxers. Of Ireland’s 29 Olympic medals to date, the boxers …

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Twitter Reacts To AIBA’s Decision To Allow Professional Boxers To Compete At The Olympics

Members of the AIBA, amateur boxing’s international governing body, have voted to allow professional boxers to compete at the Olympic’s starting at this year’s Rio games. The proposed amendment to the AIBA constitution was approved at a congress held in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday, with 84 of 88 delegates voting in favour of the change. Professional fighters hoping to qualify …

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