Andy Lee this year called time on his ground-breaking, 39-fight career which ultimately gleaned the world middleweight title but he is never too far from the sport which enveloped his life for the best part of three decades. This weekend, the Limerick man is in Los Angeles as his long-time friend Tyson Fury challenges bookmakers’ favourite Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight title and Lee is not ruling out an upset, writes
Sat, 01 Dec, 2018
As the normal chaos of a Saturday night in Las Vegas began to kick off around him, Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan was content sipping a cup of tea. It was only hours before that he was knocked out with a single, blurring slash of David Lemieux’s left hand but the Mahon native did not feel like he had been in a fight whatsoever.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018
Thu, 17 Dec, 2015
Promoter Frank Warren claims he is open to the possibility of a rematch between Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders taking place in Limerick next year after their world-title bout, originally fixed for Thomond Park next month, was last night postponed for an October date in Manchester.
Thu, 13 Aug, 2015
Katie Taylor has been left bitterly disappointed, according to her father and trainer Peter, after it was confirmed the Olympic champion will not feature on the undercard of Andy Lee’s world-title defence at Thomond Park next month.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
The cinema gunman’s escape plan was thwarted by police officers who arrived almost immediately; a Dublin man fraudulently claimed almost €30,000 in benefits for three years when he was living in Lanzarote; Katie Taylor has responded to the views of Billy Joe Saunders who said women should not be boxing, but "are there for sex".
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
A gunman opened fire at a cinema in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring at least seven others before fatally shooting himself; Hiqa has identified a number of areas of non-compliance at a hospital in Cork; Katie Taylor has responded to Billy Joe Saunders who said women "are there for sex"; and two lads pull off the most epic photobomb live on SkyNews.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015