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Watch: Zolani Tete Scores Spectacular One-Punch, 11-Second KO In Belfast

Tonight’s card at the SSE Arena in Belfast was quite rightfully built around hometown heroes Paddy Barnes, Jamie Conlan and Carl Frampton, but acting as support to the those three amigos was one of the biggest punchers in boxing’s lighter weight class – South Africa’s Zolani Tete. Tete, a former IBF super-flyweight champion and the reigning WBO bantamweight champion, came …

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Watch: Paddy Barnes Scores First Pro-Stoppage In WBO Intercontinental Title Victory

Belfast’s Paddy Barnes took home both his first professional career stoppage win as well as the WBO intercontinental flyweight title with a win over Eliecer Quezada tonight. Paddy Barnes managed to deliver a beautiful TKO victory for those in attendance at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Nothern Ireland as he powered his way to a fifth-round victory over his opponent Eliecer Quezada. …

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Watch: Deontay Wilder All But Eviscerates Bermane Stiverne, Calls Out AJ

On Saturday night, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder absolutely ravaged Bermane Stiverne, dropping him three times in less than three minutes and leaving him in a mangled heap on the canvas. Stiverne, the man from whom Wilder claimed that WBC strap in January 2015 and the only person to ever extend the power-punching ‘Bronze …

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Who Are The Women Katie Taylor Must Defeat To Unify The Lightweight Division?

Katie Taylor’s post-fight comments at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday night said an awful lot about her character. She had just scored a unanimous decision win over the rugged, tough and durable Argentine Anahi Esther Sanchez over ten rounds. Yet she was critical, characterizing her own performance as “a bit wild at times.” She had just claimed the WBA …

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Ref Receives Heavy Criticism As Anthony Joshua Stops Impossibly Brave Carlos Takam

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 28: Referee Phil Edwards steps in to stop the fight in the 10th round to hand victory to Anthony Joshua (white trunks) during the IBF, WBA & IBO Heavyweight Championship contest against holds Carlos Takam (black trunks) at Principality Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

It was mainly one-sided, but Anthony Joshua’s scrap with late-replacement Carlos Takam at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff was a strangely gripping affair which featured several minor dramas. The first round of the heavyweight contest was pretty tame, with Takam reluctant to engage and Joshua seemingly content to have a look at his foe while boxing behind the jab. In …

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Twitter Reacts As Katie Taylor Claims World Title In Cardiff

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 28: Katie Taylor celebrates victory after the WBA Lightweight World Championship contest against Anahi Sanchez at Principality Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor claimed her first world title as a professional on Saturday night, as she outpointed Anahi Esther Sanchez over a rough, physical ten rounds at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. After pipping a pretty uneventful first round, Taylor almost closed the show in the second, dropping her Argentine opponent with a vicious and beautifully placed body shot. Sanchez …

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Carl Frampton’s Opponent Announced For Next Month’s Belfast Bout

Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton’s next fight has been confirmed, as he makes his return in Belfast on November 18. The ‘Jackal’ will face Mexican Horacio Garcia to head up a stacked card, which also features Paddy Barnes and a world title fight for Michael Conlan. 🚨BREAKING🚨@RealCFrampton will face Mexican Horacio Garcia @SSEBelfastArena on November 18 as part of a huge double World …

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Watch: Shirtless Tyson Fury Does The World’s Worst Haka With Joseph Parker

Parker Fury

Less than 24 hours after Joseph Parker’s controversial victory over Hughie Fury, footage has surfaced of the former doing the Haka with the latter’s cousin Tyson. Parker retained his WBO heavyweight title against Fury on Saturday night via majority decision, a result that left the Mancunian’s camp furious (with Tyson clearly agitated at the verdict and Hughie’s promoter Mick Hennessy …

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