Conor McGregor has been warned he will face the same Floyd Mayweather who so impressively eased to victory over Manny Pacquiao when they fight on Saturday night — and someone who is determined to “go out with a bang”.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017
Michael Conlan knows where his priorities lie and the Belfast native’s personal preparations for three more fights in 2017 will take priority ahead of any other potential distractions following his third paid victory in Brisbane over the weekend.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
Dozens of Philippine government and police officials turned themselves in yesterday, a day after president Rodrigo Duterte linked them to the drugs trade, stepping up a war on narcotics that has killed hundreds since he took office in June.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
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Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
While May 2 heralded the end of boxing’s most notorious cold war inside the ring, it was the coming together of two prominent power brokers outside it which ultimately made the fight a reality.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Ireland’s Rory McIlroy may be golf’s top star right now but when it comes to earnings, boxer Floyd Mayweather is the undisputed No.1 in the world, topping the list of the highest-paid sportsman for the second year running.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015
Enda Kenny has congratulated David Cameron on his UK General Election victory, a prisoner has been found dead in his cell at Mountjoy Prison, a priest in Donegal has said he will be voting Yes in the Marriage Equality Referendum and Floyd Mayweather has branded Manny Pacquiao a “coward”.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
Manny Pacquiao will undergo surgery on a shoulder injury this week and could be out of action for up to a year following his unanimous points defeat by Floyd Mayweather, according to reports in the United States.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
A 500% increase in the number of home repossessions; the shooting of a former IRA commander; the appeal by a doctor found guilty of assaulting police officers while under the influence of a date rape drug; a special report on whether the recovery is starting to flower on the high street and how Cork learned traditional hurling formations were a thing of the past.
Tue, 05 May, 2015