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Dublin: 18 °C Tuesday 29 July, 2014


# boxing - Yesterday’s News

Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan on brink of Commonwealth Games medals

The Belfast boxers are both a fight away from earning medals.

# boxing - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: Unforgivable Blackness – The Rise And Fall Of Jack Johnson

The world’s first black heavyweight champ has a story to tell.

Cork-based Mike Perez controversially misses out on world title shot

The Cuban boxer was beaten by Bryan Jennings on a split points decision.

# boxing - Friday 25 July, 2014

The Cuban boxer from Cork who is one win away from a world title shot

Mike Perez has been living in, and boxing out of, Ireland for the past six years.

‘I’m going to take a gold’, promises Conlan as he eyes tough challenge ahead in Glasgow

On Monday, the Olympic medalist faces world number three Shiva Thapa.

# boxing - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Fractured hand forces Chisora to withdraw from Fury title fight Off

Fractured hand forces Chisora to withdraw from Fury title fight

The British heavyweights were due to face off in Manchester on Saturday.

# boxing - Monday 21 July, 2014

Matthew Macklin’s Dublin fight will be an official world title eliminator

WBC International champion Jorge Sebastien Heiland confirmed as Macklin’s opponent in Dublin’s National Stadium on August 30th.

# boxing - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Ireland’s Jason Quigley takes 82 seconds to win pro debut in Las Vegas

The Donegal middlweight defeated American Howard Reece with a first round stoppage last night.

# boxing - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Bernard Dunne’s RTÉ documentary on Irish fighter Michael Gomez is essential listening

This stunning Documentary On One charts the rise of Gomez from a difficult upbringing through murder charges, drug addiction and inter-continental titles, to giving up mid-fight in the National Stadium.

Irish boxer ‘Hurricane’ Hogan bids to win another belt in Australia tomorrow

Kildare’s Dennis Hogan takes on Stone Cold’ Steve Moxen in Victoria tomorrow.

# boxing - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Matthew Macklin confirms Irish homecoming fight in Dublin next month

Is this the final step on the road to a Macklin v Lee showdown?

# boxing - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

# boxing - Sunday 22 June, 2014

‘They wouldn’t let girls like me box when I was younger,’ says new Irish world champion

Sinead Beasley recently returned home from the Wako World Championships with a gold medal.

# boxing - Sunday 8 June, 2014

In pics: Gold medal-winning Katie Taylor and the rest of the Irish squad’s homecoming

Bronze winner Clare Grace was also a prominent part of the celebrations.

Andy Lee scores devastating KO win at Madison Square Garden Job Done This post contains videos

Andy Lee scores devastating KO win at Madison Square Garden

The former Olympian took home the NABF light middleweight title last night.

# boxing - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Gold medal joy for Katie Taylor at European Boxing Championships

The Bray native was pushed all the way by Estelle Mossely of France.

WATCH: Katie Taylor’s gold medal bout at the European Championships Golden Girl This post contains videos

WATCH: Katie Taylor’s gold medal bout at the European Championships

The Olympic champion is taking on the French boxer that defeated her London 2012 rival Sofya Ochigava.

# boxing - Friday 6 June, 2014

Katie Taylor through to sixth consecutive European Championships final

But Clare Grace will have to settle for bronze.

# boxing - Thursday 5 June, 2014

‘I have to deliver’ – Belfast title fight is a dream come true for Frampton

Belfast’s Carl Frampton will face Kiko Martinez for the IBF world super-bantamweight title on 6 September.

# boxing - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Frampton gets world title fight with old foe Kiko Martinez

The 27-year-old Belfast fighter will get the chance to claim the IBF super bantamweight belt on 6 September.

# boxing - Monday 2 June, 2014

Monday medals for Ireland as Puspure and Grace hit form at Euro Championships

If only we could combine sailing and boxing as an Olympic event, we’d be unstoppable.

# boxing - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Katie Taylor on collision course* for London 2012 foe after first round win

*We are getting wildly ahead of ourselves here.

Your sports picture of the weekend as young boxing star Layla Roche goes KO crazy

The Dubliner was taking part at an outdoor exhibition at the Marrowbone Lane flats in The Liberties.

‘I think… I got knocked the f*** out’ – Groves reacts to KO on Twitter

The Englishman was sent tumbling by Carl Froch in the eight round of their rematch.

# boxing - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Froch KOs Groves in eighth round to retain super-middleweight titles

George Groves can have no complaints with this stoppage.

Winning Froch rematch is ‘written in the stars’, says Groves

After weeks of talking, the pair finally get reacquainted at Wembley Stadium tonight.

# boxing - Friday 30 May, 2014

Froch shuts out mind games in Groves rematch

Are you buying into the hype ahead of the Wembley face off tomorrow night?

# boxing - Monday 26 May, 2014

Ukraine boxing hero Klitschko claims Kiev mayor seat

He and his younger brother Wladimir — himself known as Dr Steelhammer — shared all the world’s heavyweight belts between them.

# boxing - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Jason Quigley’s pro debut will be on a blockbuster card in the MGM Grand, Las Vegas

Canelo-Lara bill is expected to draw a sell-out crowd of 17,000.

# boxing - Monday 5 May, 2014

Jason Quigley: ‘My dad just said, let’s get our arses up and make this happen for ourselves’

Boxing star Jason Quigley talks to about his decision to turn professional with Golden Boy Promotions and plans for his American debut.

# boxing - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Justin Bieber accompanies ‘Money’ Mayweather to ring before he goes 46-0 On The Money This post contains videos

Justin Bieber accompanies ‘Money’ Mayweather to ring before he goes 46-0

British boxer Amir Khan, meanwhile, was victorious on his welterweight debut.

Katie Taylor warms up for European Championships with three wins in 48 hours

The Olympic gold medallist closed out her whistle-stop boxing tour with an unanimous points decision win.

# boxing - Friday 2 May, 2014

One down, two to go: Taylor’s class shines through against Petric No1

One down, two to go: Taylor’s class shines through against Petric

Ireland’s Olympic champion was victorious in the first of three fights she takes on this weekend.

‘I am the best there is’ – Mayweather has perfect strategy for Maidana fight

Las Vegas’ MGM Grand hosts a unification bout tomorrow night when the undefeated WBC champ takes on the WBA holder.

# boxing - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Katie Taylor has three fights in the space of 48 hours – starting tonight in Cork

The champ is on a whistlestop tour of Munster over the next three nights.

# boxing - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Floyd Mayweather says he would like to buy the LA Clippers

What could possibly go wrong?

# boxing - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Boxer ‘Bigshotcamp’ falls over ropes on ring entrance, gets knocked out soon after

We are urging the boxing authorities to give the 36-year-old from Thailand a world title shot.

‘Ronda Rousey would beat Floyd Mayweather in a fight,’ says Dana White

The UFC president believes the women’s bantamweight champion would bring the hurt to Mayweather.

# boxing - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Manny Pacquiao has lost his ‘pop’, warns Mayweather

Money says Pacquiao looked like an “amateur” against Timothy Bradley in Vegas.

# boxing - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Last man to beat Conor McGregor returns to MMA after spell in boxing

Donegal-born Joseph Duffy has signed a five-fight contract with Cage Warriors.

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