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Joseph Parker Responds To Tony Bellew’s Suggestion That He Is The Weakest Heavyweight Titlist

Unbeaten WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker has responded to Tony Bellew’s suggestion that he is the weakest of the current crop of heavyweight titlists, insisting he will “surprise” the man from Merseyside. After Bellew beat David Haye at the beginning of March, he opened up several possibilities regarding his future. The 34-year-old assessed possible fights with Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury, …

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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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Watch: Michael Conlan Wins Pro Debut And Celebrates With Conor McGregor

Ireland’s Michael Conlan made a successful professional debut in front of a raucous green clad crowd inside the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on Friday night, stopping Tim Ibarra in the third round. Accompanied to the ring by UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and introduced by the world’s most famous MC Michael Buffer, Conlan really got the …

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The Despaired Reaction As Irish-Trained Douvan Unexpectedly Beaten At Cheltenham

CHELTENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 15: Punters look on during the Glenfarclas Chase during Ladies Day of the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 15, 2017 in Cheltenham, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

The French-bred, Irish-trained Thoroughbred Douvan has seen his long winning run come to an end, after he finished seventh of ten in the Grade One Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Patrick Mullins, son of Douvan’s trainer Willie, had earlier described riding Douvan as like “driving a Ferrari”. Eleven-time Irish National Hunt Champion Jockey Ruby Walsh was booked …

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Cheltenham Day 1: Supreme Novices’ Hurdle Preview

Day one of Cheltenham has been hampered badly by the withdrawals of star names – most notably the previous two winners of the coveted Champion Hurdle: Faugheen and Annie Power. Despite these stars not being able to travel, one superstar will be present. Altior will be at centre stage with masses from around the world paying good money to catch …

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Watch: David Lemieux Scores Chilling KO Of The Year Candidate Against Curtis Stevens

Many fighters are compared to Mike Tyson, but in terms of style and intent, David Lemieux is the closest thing we have to the former heavyweight champion in modern boxing. Sporting black shorts and black boots, the muscular and compact Canadian comes hard out of the blocks. Everything he throws, he throws with maximum torque and terrifying ferocity, looking as …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Wednesday Night Review #5

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 04: Close up of the boots and ball during the round five W-League match between the Newcastle Jets and Sydney FC at McDonald Jones Stadium on December 4, 2016 in Newcastle, Au (Photo by Ashley Feder/Getty Images)

Welcome back to Celtic E-Sports action. On Wednesday night we had Wolves (Kevin Connolly) versus Dundalk (Graham Leydon) and Crusaders (Nathan Dodds) versus The New Saints (Ben Burnell). The first match of the night was Wolves versus Dundalk. Graham Leydon was looking for his first points in the league whilst Wolves were looking to continue their quest in mid-table. Wolves had …

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Celtic E-Sports League: Monday Night Review #5

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: The match ball is placed for a corner kick during the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester City FC and Celtic FC at Etihad Stadium on December 6, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Monday night’s games included clashes between Linfield (Jordan Geary) and Hibernian (Graham McIntyre) and Hamilton (Jack Beasley) versus Shamrock Rovers (Jake Roberts). With both games being top of the table clashes it was bound to be an exciting night of e-sports action. The first game saw Linfield face Hibernian, with both players looking to battle for a top place finish. The …

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