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Ward Tops Pound-For-Pound Ranking

Ward Tops Pound-For-Pound Ranking

by Brian Donnellon Andre Ward (31-0 15 KO) rallied from an early knockdown to claim a controversial win against previously unbeaten Sergey Kovalev (30-1-1 26 KO) to be crowned WBA, WBO and IBF World Middleweight Champion and the pound-for-pound king in Las Vegas’s T-Mobile Arena. In the pre-fight buildup pundits and experts alike were nearly

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Tyson Fury shocks the world

by Patryk Kazimierczak. Last night, November 29th,  world boxing history changed. Tyson Fury,(24-0-0, 18 KOs) took Wladimir Klitschko’s world heavyweight title by a decision in a 12 round fight. Wladimir Klitschko has held his world heavyweight title ( 64-0-3, 53 KOs), for 9 years, 7 months and 7 days before losing it to Tyson Fury.

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Debbie O’Reilly becomes first Galway woman to win Irish title

by Oisin O’Mahony Olympic Boxing Club’s Debbie O’Rielly has won the 60kg National Elite boxing championship. She won her fight against 9 time Irish champion Louise Donohue, from Geesala, Mayo by a unanimous decision. Another fighter from the Olympic Boxing Club, Pat Mongan, reached the semi-finals of the senior championships.

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Charity White Collar Boxing event

Seán Boyle Image: Cathal Flannery Fundraisers landed a clean connection for a combo of charities. On Saturday the  29th of November a White Collar Boxing charity event took place in The Radisson Hotel in Galway, where there was a very vibrant atmosphere. Almost none of the twenty four fighters involved had fought in a ring before

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Ireland knockout Sweden in Stockholm

by Oisin O’Mahony The Olympic Boxing Club from Westside, in the City have beaten Sweden at a tournament in Stockholm. 14 boxers from the club travelled to Sweden to fight for Ireland in the “Battle in Stockholm”. The tournament is a return fixture from after the club held an international show earlier this year when the Swedish

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Floyd Mayweather to fight Amir Khan

  by David Flaherty World Welter-Weight Champion Floyd Mayweather has stated he will fight Amir Khan if the British Asian fighter overcomes Adrien Broner on the ‘Pretty Boy’s’ Undercard.   Khans hopes of fighting the American boxer were delayed last week when the Mayweather who also happens to be the highest paid athlete in the

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Groves v Froch Rematch Ordered

  by David Flaherty   The International Boxing Federation have come to a decision regarding the controversial bout between current IBF Super-Middleweight Champion Carl Froch and George Groves on November 23rd. Froch, who holds the belt at this present time, has been ordered by the Federation to face George Groves in a rematch (in the

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