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Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor has vowed to knock Floyd Mayweather out inside four rounds when the pair meet in a Las Vegas boxing match next month.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2017
Paschal Collins is not a man to aimlessly wander along with the consensus. While many boxers decry a certain forthcoming ‘super-fight’ as “bad for boxing”, the head trainer of the Celtic Warriors Gym takes a different view.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
While many star boxers fall over each other to offer sanctimonious proclamations that the much-hyped meeting of Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor is a nail in the sport’s coffin, three-time Olympian Paddy Barnes takes a different view.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Sat, 14 Jan, 2017
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
Sat, 27 Aug, 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
Floyd Mayweather Sr believes it is only once his son has retired that his genius will be truly appreciated.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
A (not so) learned sage once altered the expression “it’s better late than never” by including the addendum “but never late is better”.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
“You a fight fan?” the owner of my laundromat asked as he leaned back against a washing machine, his arm awkwardly stretched back over the whirring of a spin cycle.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2015
Floyd Mayweather Sr remembers the moment he discovered his son had a feel for the family business.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Winning a world championship was a dream for Andy Lee, all the more so after two major career-threatening defeats and then the passing of his legendary mentor Emanuel ‘Manny’ Steward.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
Boxing: Bernard Hopkins has warned you might not see his like again ahead of his light-heavyweight unification match against Sergey Kovalev tomorrow night-
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
Hollywood moguls, sports stars and rappers have all voiced interest in taking over the Los Angeles Clippers after the NBA urged owners to expel disgraced Donald Sterling in the wake of a racism row.
Thu, 01 May, 2014
World silver medallist and 2013 European middleweight champion Jason Quigley has made his long awaited move into professional boxing.
Thu, 24 Apr, 2014
Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton is primed for the biggest fight of his life at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast tonight.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
John Joe Nevin believes more of Ireland’s world-class amateur boxers will inevitably follow him into the paid boxing ranks, but not because of anything he may achieve in a career which was mapped out in considerable detail in Dublin yesterday.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
Wayne McCullough wants to be the man to help John Joe Nevin make the transition from the amateur game to the pro ranks and believes he can make the Mullingar man a world champion.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
Ireland have been hit with a body blow ahead of next month’s AIBA World Elite Boxing Championships with the news that world No 1 ranked bantamweight John Joe Nevin is on the verge of turning professional.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
He may not be well-known in Ireland, but Conor McGregor is making plenty of new friends in America.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2013
Former world boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was critically ill in hospital today after being shot in his native Puerto Rico.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
Former world boxing champion Hector “Macho” Camacho is in hospital after being shot in the face as he sat in a car near the capital of Puerto Rico.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2012
Katie Taylor’s camp are examining a clause which they believe may allow the Olympic gold medallist fight up to 15 times as a professional before reverting to the amateur ranks, from where she would be able to defend her title in Rio in 2016.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2012
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
The neighbours inthis corner of London won’t shed a tear when the Olympics are over and the Irish go home.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
The Murphy family from Inishbeg in Baltimore had an afternoon to remember on finals day at the Ballabuidhe harness racing festival yesterday when their runners captured the two big finals.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
Floyd Mayweather Jr added the WBA Super World light-middleweight title to his supreme career roster with a battling unanimous points victory over Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas.
Sun, 06 May, 2012
Floyd Mayweather will step back up in weight to challenge Miguel Cotto for his WBA light-middleweight title on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, his promoters have confirmed.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
THE HEADLINES ebb and flow but this last week in American sport gushed in an entertaining torrent of confusion. It didn’t matter if the moment was glorious, seedy, violent or downright miraculous, skill and common sense ranked low and we, the humble onlookers, were all the better for it.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2011
Amir Khan has challenged Lamont Peterson to show he has the “balls” to give him a rematch in England after controversially losing his titles to the American in his Washington hometown.
Sun, 11 Dec, 2011
Muhammad Ali today paid tribute to his great rival Joe Frazier, saying: “The world has lost a great champion.”
Tue, 08 Nov, 2011
AMIR KHAN is relishing his return to “the Mecca of boxing” when he takes on wily American veteran Zab Judah in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2011
Thu, 09 Jun, 2011
MANNY PACQUIAO insists he will not be underestimating Shane Mosley when the two meet in Las Vegas tonight claiming to have trained harder than ever for the bout.
Sat, 07 May, 2011
Ricky Hatton hopes to eventually regain his licence to box even if he admits he is unlikely to make a comeback.
Fri, 19 Nov, 2010
Manny Pacquiao has filed a lawsuit against Floyd Mayweather Jr and Golden Boy Promotions boss Oscar de la Hoya over claims he has used performance-enhancing drugs.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2009
TRAINER Freddie Roach has put Floyd Mayweather Jr firmly in his sights as the next opponent for his victorious charge Manny Pacquiao.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
Manny Pacquiao was delighted to have claimed another bigger opponent as a victim following his impressive 12th-round stoppage of welterweight title-holder Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas.
Sun, 15 Nov, 2009
MIGUEL COTTO will step into the ring tonight determined not to become another footnote in Manny Pacquiao’s rise to boxing superstardom.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2009
Manny Pacquiao will fight three-time world champion Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas on November 14, their promoter announced today.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2009
Floyd Mayweather Jr has confirmed he is coming out of a 17-month retirement to fight Mexico’s WBA lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez.
Sat, 02 May, 2009
Manchester’s light-welterweight king Ricky Hatton faces Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Casino in the early hours of tomorrow morning in the first super-fight of 2009. But has the economic downturn impacted on the appetite for big time boxing Stateside? Simon Lewis reports from Nevada.
Sat, 02 May, 2009
MANNY PACQUIAO will be looking to cement a legacy of his own this weekend when he attempts to conquer the light-welterweight division by beating Ricky Hatton.
Fri, 01 May, 2009