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# boxer

All time
# On the plane
Sensational Irvine seals qualification for Tokyo Olympics but Walker misses out in London
The ‘Wee Rooster’ is off to Tokyo after dominating a barnburner versus his teak-tough Hungarian opponent.
Opinion: I was a boxer, an IT engineer and now I make music - never give up on your dreams
Leo Capper, who’s known as Leo Dynamic1 aka ‘The Punching Producer’, tells us what he learned in the ring and how he applied it to changing his career.
# Paris
Former pro boxer arrested after attack on police officers during Paris yellow vest protest
The ex-boxer has been identified by French media as 37-year-old Christophe Dettinger.
# finnishing what they started
Taylor set for serious step up against former amateur rival at Madison Square Garden next month
A full 13 years after they met in the European Championships final, Katie Taylor and Eva Wahlstrom will put it all on the line again.
# whitey bulger
Book details Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger's relationship with his right-hand man from the Galway Gaeltacht
Whitey Bulger and right-hand-man Pat Nee from Connemarra were feared throughout Boston for their ruthlessness.
# a prayer before dawn
Billy Moore's story: Drugs, violence, doing time in the Bangkok Hilton, and redemption through Muay Thai boxing
There was even more drama to come – and his story is told in a new film out this weekend.
# Friendly games
Sean McComb given full backing as 'innocent victim' of nightclub disturbance
The Northern Ireland boxer was fined over the incident.
# one day i'll fly away
This boxer joyfully bouncing along to the John Lewis ad is going super viral on Facebook
Somebody get this dog a trampoline. Immediately.
# Rio 2016
'It’s a chance of a lifetime for them': Shock at Irish boxer's failed drug test
It emerged yesterday that Michael O’Reilly failed a drug test and he is reportedly planning to appeal the results.
# Eamonn Magee Jr
Murder investigation launched after body of boxer found in house
Reports indicate that Eamonn Magee Jr was stabbed.
John Joe Nevin has been banned from every pub in Westmeath
The boxer was one of five people to appear in court, charged over a bar brawl on Easter Monday night.
# dodie
Boxer puppy can't fall asleep without a baby's soother, and it's adorable
A big ol’ hairy baby.
# play time
Lazy dog doesn't want to play, tricks puppy into chasing itself around in circles
A dog after our own hearts.
# death stare
This dog is NOT in the mood for its owner's silly games
“Get OUT of my face.”
# Job Done
Andy Lee scores devastating KO win at Madison Square Garden
The former Olympian took home the NABF light middleweight title last night.
# Mullingar
Man arrested over John Joe Nevin attack released
Gardaí confirmed that the man was released from custody last night.
# gloves are off
Kenny Egan steps into the ring for Fine Gael, would like to be known as 'Kenneth'
The Olympic silver medalist will be running as the party’s candidate in the Clondalkin area.
# Boxing
Olympic medal hope Tommy McCarthy turns professional
The Belfast boxer will make his pro debut on St Patrick’s Day in Boston.
# scout
Scout the adorable pit bull can balance anything on his head
We’re deeply impressed at his self-control.
# undisputed truth
Mike Tyson (yes, Mike Tyson) brings his one-man show to Dublin
The Spike Lee-directed show has already spent time on Broadway and Las Vegas.
# the jackal
Carl Frampton set to fight on David Haye undercard next month
The European champion had been hoping for a bout in Belfast but a fight in Manchester could help his world title ambitions.
# bills to pay
RTÉ Sports Awards: shower of adverts rain on Katie Taylor's victory parade
The state broadcaster has released a full, uninterrupted version of the Olympian’s acceptance speech after she captured the sportsperson of the year prize.
# Tips
VIDEO: Mike Tyson teaches Piers Morgan how to box, shows softer side
The TV host then three a cheeky punch at the former world heavyweight champion.
# Denied
Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction
Kiwi Prime Minister John Keys says he has ‘something deeply personal against people who rape other people’.
# Pastures new
England legend Flintoff aims to become boxer
The former cricket player is being trained by former world featherweight champion Barry McGuigan.
# John Joe Nevin
John Joe replaces Joyce on Mullingar's local currency
Nevin’s Olympic success commemorated by having his profile put on tourist notes.
# bronze
Michael Conlan handsomely defeated by Cuban as he settles for Bronze Medal
The Belfast boxer was given a rough ride by Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana of Cuba.
# judgement day
'I'll have the whole crowd against me' says Dunne destroyer ahead of Belfast bout
The man who stole the Clondalkin gaelgoir’s bantamweight boxing crown in 86 ghastly seconds will fight Carl Frampton in September.
# dark knight rises
Batman villain Bane's voice 'based on Irish Traveller'
Actor Tom Hardy said he was inspired by the self-styled ‘King of the Gypsies’ for his voice in The Dark Knight Rises.
# London 2012
Bye the Gods: Katie Taylor coasts into second round of Olympic qualifiers
The Bray boxer advanced to the second round due to her number one ranking while Ceire Smith and Sinead Kavanagh will fight on Saturday.
# Shooting
Female boxer shot by stepdad before Berlin bout
Rola El-Halabi was going for her third world title when she was suddenly and shockingly attacked by her step father. Her promoter says her career is almost certainly over.