Billy Joe Saunders puts on a boxing masterclass in win over Lemieux…

Saunders stayed true to his word on Saturday and delivered a sensational, career-best performance as he retained his WBO middleweight crown and easily outpointed Canadian slugger David Lemieux. In the build-up there were a lot of critics doubting whether Saunders could back up his claims and outbox a tough, rugged world-class operator like Lemieux. But… Continue reading Billy Joe Saunders puts on a boxing masterclass in win over Lemieux…

Spike O’Sullivan lines up potential title fights with ko win over Douglas…

Big-punching Cork Native Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan (27-2, 19 KOs) claimed a career-best win on Saturday and lined up potential world title fights in 2018 following his thrilling 7th round stoppage win over highly touted American Antoine Douglas. Spike landed right hands at will on the sluggish Douglas, and eventually knocked him out in the seventh round… Continue reading Spike O’Sullivan lines up potential title fights with ko win over Douglas…

Katie Taylor had to dig deep to retain WBA crown over McCaskill…

WBA Lightweight champ Katie Taylor faced the toughest test of her pro career last night against Jess McCaskill but ticked a lot of boxes in claiming a hard-fought points win. The Bray native showed blistering hand speed at times to take a points victory by scores of 97-92 twice and 98-91 despite being docked a… Continue reading Katie Taylor had to dig deep to retain WBA crown over McCaskill…

Is Lomachenko Boxing’s new pound for pound king?…

Following on from his boxing masterclass over Rigondeaux on Saturday, WBO super-featherweight star Vasyl Lomachenko has surely cemented his place at the top of boxing’s mythical pound for pound list. To put it into perspective – on Saturday, not only was Loma facing a fellow double Olympic champion, an undefeated fighter, but also someone who has… Continue reading Is Lomachenko Boxing’s new pound for pound king?…

Celtic Clash 4 – Full Review….

In an epic night for Irish boxing, fans were served up one of the best nights seen on these shores for many a year. Celtic Clash 4 seemed to have it all – knockouts, domestic tear-up’s, title fights and a potential candidate for ‘Irish fight of the year’. So, here’s a look back at how… Continue reading Celtic Clash 4 – Full Review….

EXCLUSIVE: Jono Carroll – “I want that world title and those major fights”

Following on from his thrilling stoppage win over Humberto de Santiago on Saturday, newly crowned IBF inter-continental champ Jono ‘King Kong’ Carroll 15-0 is looking ahead and ready to launch an assault on the division’s finest – ” It was great getting the win and getting that top 15 world ranking. Now it’s all about climbing that… Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Jono Carroll – “I want that world title and those major fights”

McGuigan: “Josh Taylor’s performance was spectacular”…

WBC Silver light-welterweight champ Josh Taylor scored a “spectacular” stoppage win over Miguel Vazquez on Saturday night will make the boxing world sit up and take notice, according to promoter Barry McGuigan. The 26-year-old extended his winning record to 11-0 with a vicious body shot in the ninth round which left the tough Mexican unable… Continue reading McGuigan: “Josh Taylor’s performance was spectacular”…