Boxer Patrick Day dies of head injuries sustained in fight

Boxer Patrick Day dies of head injuries sustained in fight

Day underwent brain surgery following his bout against Charles Conwell.

More
TJ Doheny says he is ready for rematch with Danny Roman

TJ Doheny says he is ready for rematch with Danny Roman

The Portlaoise southpaw took his professional record to 22 wins from 23 fights with a sixth-round stoppage victory over Jesus Martinez in Chicago last weekend.

MORE
Frampton ready to draw line under ‘horrific year’ against McCreary

Frampton ready to draw line under ‘horrific year’ against McCreary

The 32-year-old suffered a broken hand earlier this year.

MORE
Everything you need to know about Tyson Fury’s foray into WWE

Everything you need to know about Tyson Fury’s foray into WWE

Fury is fighting Braun Strowman at a WWE Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia.

MORE
Boxer Errol Spence Jr recovering after car crash

Boxer Errol Spence Jr recovering after car crash

The WBC and IBF welterweight champion was taken to intensive care after the crash in Dallas.

MORE
Desmond and Broadhurst miss out on World Championship medals

Desmond and Broadhurst miss out on World Championship medals

Christina Desmond and Amy Broadhurst have missed out on medals at the women's World Boxing Championships in Siberia.

MORE
Amy can beat Katie conqueror Potkonen, says dad

Amy can beat Katie conqueror Potkonen, says dad

Tony Broadhurst believes his daughter can beat Katie Taylor’s Rio 2016 nemesis, Mira Potkonen, if she produces three rounds of top-drawer boxing in Siberia today.

MORE
Fighting Irish suffer defeat on the double

Fighting Irish suffer defeat on the double

Ireland’s winning streak at the World Women’s Elites ended on the wrong end of two split decisions in Ulan-Ude, Siberia yesterday.

MORE
Ward camp want fight declared ‘no contest’ after fall

Ward camp want fight declared ‘no contest’ after fall

Joe Ward earned a huge round of applause from fans at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Saturday night after returning to the venue on crutches to thank them for their support.

MORE
Tyson Fury accepts WWE offer after jumping the guardrail on SmackDown

Tyson Fury accepts WWE offer after jumping the guardrail on SmackDown

The boxer will attend Monday Night Raw where he will be given an open microphone.

MORE
Cork's Christina Desmond takes huge scalp at World Championships

Cork's Christina Desmond takes huge scalp at World Championships

Cork boxer Christina Desmond has claimed a huge scalp at the Women's World Championships by defeating England's Commonwealth gold medallist Sandy Ryan.

MORE
Jason Quigley teams up with Andy Lee

Jason Quigley teams up with Andy Lee

Jason Quigley has linked up with former world middleweight champion Andy Lee ahead of his return to action.

MORE
Benn wants ‘closure’ after announcing boxing return aged 55

Benn wants ‘closure’ after announcing boxing return aged 55

The former world champion has not fought professionally since 1996.

MORE
Katie Taylor targets rematch with Persoon

Katie Taylor targets rematch with Persoon

The Irishwoman beat Belgium’s Persoon by a majority decision earlier this year.

MORE
Katie Taylor relishing bid to become two-weight world champion

Katie Taylor relishing bid to become two-weight world champion

The Bray boxer is stepping up to super-lightweight.

MORE
McCracken insists he would never endanger a fighter

McCracken insists he would never endanger a fighter

Comments come after criticism about concussion remarks.

MORE
Tyson Fury: My plan is to keep healthy and be a good boy

Tyson Fury: My plan is to keep healthy and be a good boy

The former heavyweight champion fights in Las Vegas this weekend.

MORE
Tyson Fury says his focus is on Otto Wallin, not Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury says his focus is on Otto Wallin, not Deontay Wilder

But Fury has already claimed a deal has been agreed for a Wilder rematch.

MORE
Ruiz is the best heavyweight in the world right now, says Joshua

Ruiz is the best heavyweight in the world right now, says Joshua

The pair will meet in a rematch on December 7 in Saudi Arabia.

MORE
Andy Ruiz Jr insists history will repeat itself in Saudi Arabia

Andy Ruiz Jr insists history will repeat itself in Saudi Arabia

Ruiz inflicted a first defeat on Joshua to win the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world titles.

MORE
Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney reveals she attempted suicide

Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney reveals she attempted suicide

Kellie was one of the biggest names in boxing before her transition, and as Frank managed Lennox Lewis.

MORE
Edwards retains title after opponent hit him while on one knee

Edwards retains title after opponent hit him while on one knee

The WBC flyweight title contest was initially awarded to Julio Cesar Martinez before the decision was overturned.

MORE
Desmond will go all guns blazing in Madrid

Desmond will go all guns blazing in Madrid

Cork welterweight Christina Desmond reckons if she raises her game by 10% against Russian No 2 seed Darima Sandakova in Madrid today that she can become a two-time European Elite medallist.

MORE
Broadhurst may collide with Taylor conqueror

Broadhurst may collide with Taylor conqueror

Amy Broadhurst may have to beat Katie Taylor’s conqueror Mira Potkonen to complete her dream European gold medal collection.

MORE
Fury to face Wallin in Las Vegas next month with hopes set on Wilder rematch

Fury to face Wallin in Las Vegas next month with hopes set on Wilder rematch

The former WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion will take on the unheralded Swede at the T-Mobile Arena on September 14.

MORE
Saunders targeting Golovkin and Alvarez after Matchroom move

Saunders targeting Golovkin and Alvarez after Matchroom move

The WBO super-middleweight champion has joined Eddie Hearn’s stable.

MORE
Tyson Fury heading back to Vegas to take on Otto Wallin

Tyson Fury heading back to Vegas to take on Otto Wallin

Wallin is a Swedish heavyweight who last fought in Atlantic City in April.

MORE
Billy Joe Saunders signs Matchroom Boxing deal

Billy Joe Saunders signs Matchroom Boxing deal

Saunders amicably parted company with Frank Warren earlier this month.

MORE
'My Dad has always been a hero to me': Katie Taylor praises former coach during CNN special

'My Dad has always been a hero to me': Katie Taylor praises former coach during CNN special

Unified lightweight champion Katie Taylor has described her dad and former coach Pete Taylor as her hero and told CNN she wants another shot at Belgium's Delfine Persoon.

MORE
‘Joe has everything it takes to win titles’

‘Joe has everything it takes to win titles’

Joe Ward is confident that his amateur pedigree will furnish him with further international success on the pro scene.

MORE
Carl Frampton forced to cancel Philadelphia bout after ‘freak accident’

Carl Frampton forced to cancel Philadelphia bout after ‘freak accident’

The Northern Irishman said he was “absolutely devastated” by the incident.

MORE
Conlan targeting breakout performance in Belfast

Conlan targeting breakout performance in Belfast

Michael Conlan is promising a career-best performance as he returns to action in Belfast this weekend.

MORE
WBC provisionally suspends Dillian Whyte pending investigation into drugs test

WBC provisionally suspends Dillian Whyte pending investigation into drugs test

Whyte won the WBC’s interim title and the right to challenge champion Deontay Wilder after his unanimous decision win.

MORE
Dillian Whyte facing fight to save his career after failing drugs test

Dillian Whyte facing fight to save his career after failing drugs test

The 31-year-old Londoner is understood to have returned the positive test, which was conducted by UK Anti-Doping, three days before his fight against Colombian Oscar Rivas at The O2 on Saturday.

MORE
Russian Boxing Federation opens investigation into Maxim Dadashev’s death

Russian Boxing Federation opens investigation into Maxim Dadashev’s death

The fighter died after injuries he suffered in an IBF light-welterweight fight against Subriel Matias.

MORE
Supporters of boxer’s statue say domestic abuse allegations ‘unsubstantiated’

Supporters of boxer’s statue say domestic abuse allegations ‘unsubstantiated’

For nearly two years, the controversy over creating a statute to Jack Doyle in his hometown has rumbled on.

MORE
Jack Doyle statue is approved for Cobh despite concerns over domestic violence allegations

Jack Doyle statue is approved for Cobh despite concerns over domestic violence allegations

A statue of Cork boxer Jack Doyle is to be erected in Cobh after councillors voted to approve the proposal at their meeting yesterday.

MORE
Khan v Pacquiao appears set for Saudi Arabia date

Khan v Pacquiao appears set for Saudi Arabia date

The pair could square off on November 8.

MORE
Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia

Khan sets sights on Pacquiao after Dib throws in towel in Saudi Arabia

Khan said he felt ‘very comfortable’ during the bout with Dib.

MORE
Dillian Whyte ramps up Tyson Fury feud after claiming he ‘laid him out’

Dillian Whyte ramps up Tyson Fury feud after claiming he ‘laid him out’

‘Gypsy King’ Fury says he has a planned February rematch with WBC champion Deontay Wilder.

MORE
Rematch against Deontay Wilder set for February 22 – Tyson Fury

Rematch against Deontay Wilder set for February 22 – Tyson Fury

The first fight between the heavyweights in December 2018 ended in a draw.

MORE
Replacement opponent confirmed for Michael Conlan's Belfast bout

Replacement opponent confirmed for Michael Conlan's Belfast bout

Michael Conlan's replacement opponent for his August 3 fight has been confirmed.

MORE
Irish ‘wolf pack’ claims more medals in Minsk

Irish ‘wolf pack’ claims more medals in Minsk

Ireland’s Elite boxers are fighting like wolves at the European Games in Minsk, according to Irish captain and World Elite lightweight champion Kellie Harrington.

MORE
Michaela Walsh through to Euro final on mixed morning for Irish boxers

Michaela Walsh through to Euro final on mixed morning for Irish boxers

Michaela Walsh is through to the women's featherweight final at the European Games in Minsk, guaranteeing at least a silver medal.

MORE
Nevin and Buckley secure medals at European Games

Nevin and Buckley secure medals at European Games

Laois middleweight Michael Nevin and Bray light-flyweight Regan Buckley guaranteed Ireland’s first medals of the second European Games on 4-1 split decisions in Minsk yesterday.

MORE
Klitschko reveals escape from boat fire

Klitschko reveals escape from boat fire

Former world champion is fine, as are his family and friends.

MORE
Bolger looks to scupper Walsh’s European dream

Bolger looks to scupper Walsh’s European dream

Germany head coach Eddie Bolger won’t have any divided loyalties as he looks to put one over his native Ireland at the European Games boxing tournament in Minsk.

MORE
Three out of five not bad for Ireland’s boxers in Minsk

Three out of five not bad for Ireland’s boxers in Minsk

Ireland enjoyed seeing three boxing medal hopes progress on Day 4 of the European Games in Minsk – but Dean Gardiner and Kieran Molloy have bowed out at the hands of experienced Eastern European hard men.

MORE
Nevin, McGivern and Buckley continue Ireland’s positive boxing run at European Games

Nevin, McGivern and Buckley continue Ireland’s positive boxing run at European Games

Unanimous points victories for Michael Nevin, James McGivern and Regan Buckley have continued Ireland’s positive boxing run at the European Games in Minsk – but heavyweight Tony Browne is out.

MORE
Irish boxers to enter the ring at European Games today

Irish boxers to enter the ring at European Games today

Boxing, cycling, judo and shooting are occupying Irish thoughts on day two of the European Games in Minsk.

MORE
Andy Lee says protege Paddy Donovan ‘can go all the way’

Andy Lee says protege Paddy Donovan ‘can go all the way’

Andy Lee says a return to boxing’s frontline was too hard to turn down because he believes new protege Paddy Donovan has all the ingredients to win a world title.

MORE
Boxing: Eric Donovan leads Irish invasion of York Hall

Boxing: Eric Donovan leads Irish invasion of York Hall

Eric Donovan is hoping to take the home of British boxing by storm when he faces Nicaraguan knock-out specialist Moise Mojica in an ‘The Irish Invasion’ event in London’s York Hall on Saturday night.

MORE
Frank Warren set for talks with Tyson Fury over Deontay Wilder rematch

Frank Warren set for talks with Tyson Fury over Deontay Wilder rematch

The 30-year-old stopped the previously-undefeated Tom Schwarz inside two rounds in Las Vegas.

MORE
In Pictures: Tyson Fury v Tom Schwarz

In Pictures: Tyson Fury v Tom Schwarz

The Gypsy King fulfilled a lifelong ambition to fight in Sin City.

MORE
Tyson Fury eases to victory over Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury eases to victory over Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas

Germany’s Schwarz was stopped in the second round.

MORE
Fury hints at ring rust ahead of Las Vegas debut

Fury hints at ring rust ahead of Las Vegas debut

The 30-year-old has not fought since his draw with Deontay Wilder last December.

MORE
Tyson Fury claims Anthony Joshua is ‘finished’

Tyson Fury claims Anthony Joshua is ‘finished’

Joshua suffered a shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr on June 1.

MORE
Amanda Serrano preferred option for Katie Taylor ‘super fight’

Amanda Serrano preferred option for Katie Taylor ‘super fight’

Not lost in the folly of the Shane Ross airport pageantry was that Katie Taylor’s lust for the limelight could scarcely compare less.

MORE