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Seamus Raftery
Seamus is the Lead MMA Writer at Pundit Arena and you can reach him via [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @SeamusRaftery

Joseph Duffy: Mayweather Is Used To Being In There With Bigger Hitters Than McGregor

On Saturday night, whilst in attendance at his countryman Michael Conlan’s professional debut inside the Theater at Madison Square Garden, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor assured members of the boxing media seated at ringside that he is going to “shock the whole goddamn world” if and, seemingly, when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. “Look me in the eyes, 28 years …

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People Are Loving John Kavanagh’s Proposal For Gunnar Nelson’s Next Fight

Ireland’s favourite Icelander Gunnar Nelson(apologies to Bjork) had a big win on Saturday night in London, as he submitted talented American Alan Jouban in the second round of their welterweight clash. It was Nelson’s second sensational performance in a row, as he was equally clinical in dispatching of Albert Tumenov last May, and it went a long way toward erasing …

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Ireland’s Andy Lee Returns To Winning Ways On Golovkin/Jacobs Undercard

Fifteen months after he lost the WBO middleweight strap to Billy Joe Saunders in Manchester, Ireland’s Andy Lee returned to action on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden and scored a unanimous decision win over KeAndrae Leatherwood in an 8-rounder on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin vs Daniel Jacobs. Remarkably, the fight wasn’t even televised in Ireland and the UK, …

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Twitter Reacts As Gennady Golovkin Scrapes Past Daniel Jacobs To Maintain Perfect Record

On a night when another dominant boxing force and pound for pound ranked fighter suffered the first defeat of his career via decision, Gennady Golovkin just about maintained his perfect professional record with a win over Daniel Jacobs on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Roman ‘Chocalatito’ Gonzalez, who has so often shared cards with Golovkin in recent years, dropped a …

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