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#Fight night

# fight-night - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From The42 'People can talk all they want' - McGregor's opponent Brandao calls him a 'clown' Back And Forth

'People can talk all they want' - McGregor's opponent Brandao calls him a 'clown'

Watch the headline pair exchange words at the UFC Dublin pre-fight press conference.

# fight-night - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The42 Makeshift rectangles, eating crisps and staying sharp: A (parody) day in the life of Conor McGregor Notorious This post contains videos

Makeshift rectangles, eating crisps and staying sharp: A (parody) day in the life of Conor McGregor

Nothing says fame in Ireland like someone ripping the p**s out of you.

# fight-night - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The42 UFC fighters arrive in Dublin, then show off their hurling skills Small Ball

UFC fighters arrive in Dublin, then show off their hurling skills

Conor McGregor’s opponent Diego Brandao could do with some practice.

# fight-night - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The42 Matthew Macklin confirms Irish homecoming fight in Dublin next month Fight Night

Matthew Macklin confirms Irish homecoming fight in Dublin next month

Is this the final step on the road to a Macklin v Lee showdown?

# fight-night - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The42 FIFA investigate 'punch' on Chilean player by Brazil official Fight Night

FIFA investigate 'punch' on Chilean player by Brazil official

Mauricio Pinilla is the alleged victim.

# fight-night - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From The42 Trouble flares on the streets of Rio as Maracana hosts Argentina v Bosnia Fight Night

Trouble flares on the streets of Rio as Maracana hosts Argentina v Bosnia

According to reports, police fired tear gas as a group of protesters attempted to march towards the stadium.

# fight-night - Saturday 31 May, 2014

From The42 Winning Froch rematch is 'written in the stars', says Groves Unfinished Business

Winning Froch rematch is 'written in the stars', says Groves

After weeks of talking, the pair finally get reacquainted at Wembley Stadium tonight.

# fight-night - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The42 'I am the best there is' - Mayweather has perfect strategy for Maidana fight Fight Night

'I am the best there is' - Mayweather has perfect strategy for Maidana fight

Las Vegas’ MGM Grand hosts a unification bout tomorrow night when the undefeated WBC champ takes on the WBA holder.

# fight-night - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From The42 UFC reveals five fights and ticket details for Dublin event Fight Night

UFC reveals five fights and ticket details for Dublin event

Neil Seery and Gunnar Nelson will both fight when the MMA promotion returns to Ireland on 19 July.

# fight-night - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The42 Unstoppable Frampton strides towards title shot with second-round KO Fight Night

Unstoppable Frampton strides towards title shot with second-round KO

Carl Frampton has his sights set on a World Super-Bantamweight showdown with Leo Santa Cruz later this year.

From The42 Frampton ready to rule the world (and looking like this, who would argue with him?) Fight Night

Frampton ready to rule the world (and looking like this, who would argue with him?)

Mexican veteran Hugo Cazares will be out to spoil the party in tonight’s world title eliminator.

# fight-night - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin Fight Night This post contains videos

Bombs and boxers on this week in Civil War-era Dublin

This week in 1923 saw an extraordinary boxing match emerge amid the chaos of the Irish Civil War.

# fight-night - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From The42 A walkover for Katie - and the rest of the winners from last night's National Boxing finals Fight Night

A walkover for Katie - and the rest of the winners from last night's National Boxing finals

The reigning European, World and Olympic champion collected another Irish senior title last night.

# fight-night - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The42 Ward dominant on night of new champions at National Boxing Finals Fight Night

Ward dominant on night of new champions at National Boxing Finals

Shock defeats for Adam Nolan and Darren O’Neill but Barnes, Conlan and Ward all leave with another senior crown.

# fight-night - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The42 UFC return to Dublin confirmed for 19 July MMA

UFC return to Dublin confirmed for 19 July

The MMA franchise is coming back to Ireland this summer.

# fight-night - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The42 Ready to rumble: how Darren O'Neill fell back in love with boxing Fight Night

Ready to rumble: how Darren O'Neill fell back in love with boxing

Kilkenny middleweight is gunning for his fifth national title when he meets Michael O’Reilly on Friday night.

From The42 Wembley Stadium confirmed for Froch v Groves rematch Fight Night

Wembley Stadium confirmed for Froch v Groves rematch

The pair will face off again on 31 May.

# fight-night - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The42 Froch and Groves set to settle 'genuine' grudge match Boxing

Froch and Groves set to settle 'genuine' grudge match

There is little love lost between the British super-middleweight rivals, who meet in Manchester tomorrow night.

# fight-night - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From The42 Frampton ready to come alive in electric Odyssey Fight Night

Frampton ready to come alive in electric Odyssey

Carl Frampton promises a “powerful, explosive performance” when he defends his title against Jeremy Parodi in Belfast tonight.

# fight-night - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From The42 Shadow of Pacquiao looms over Bradley and Marquez Fight Night

Shadow of Pacquiao looms over Bradley and Marquez

The pair face off in Vegas tonight.

# fight-night - Friday 13 September, 2013

From The42 Mayweather's date with Alvarez may prove an intriguing match-up Fight Night

Mayweather's date with Alvarez may prove an intriguing match-up

The Mexican may have been given no chance by experts but the Vegas showdown will be the hottest ticket in town on Saturday night.

# fight-night - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From The42 10 steps to hosting a party for Conor McGregor’s UFC fight Fight Night

10 steps to hosting a party for Conor McGregor’s UFC fight

Ireland will be watching as the Dubliner steps into the Octagon again in Boston late tonight.

# fight-night - Friday 12 July, 2013

From The42 Steve Collins Jr to follow in dad’s footsteps with pro boxing debut tonight Fight Night

Steve Collins Jr to follow in dad’s footsteps with pro boxing debut tonight

An AIL winner with Lansdowne last season, Steve Collins Junior is now focusing all his energy on life in the ring.

# fight-night - Saturday 4 May, 2013

From The42 Ireland's boxers were just too good for France last night Fight Night

Ireland's boxers were just too good for France last night

London Olympians Paddy Barnes, Michael Conlan, John Joe Nevin and Adam Nolan were all in action in Cork.

# fight-night - Friday 22 February, 2013

From The42 13 titles on the line -- and Katie's first fight as Olympic champ -- on National Finals night Fight Night

13 titles on the line -- and Katie's first fight as Olympic champ -- on National Finals night

Katie Taylor, Michael Conlan and Adam Nolan are all in action at the National Elite Boxing Championships tonight.

# fight-night - Monday 11 February, 2013

From The42 Save the date? Matthew Macklin calls out Andy Lee for 11 May fight Fight Night

Save the date? Matthew Macklin calls out Andy Lee for 11 May fight

“I honestly don’t believe he fancies it and never has but he is after digging a hole for himself,” Macklin said this morning.

# fight-night - Sunday 10 February, 2013

From The42 Night of the Jackal as Carl Frampton claims European title Fight Night

Night of the Jackal as Carl Frampton claims European title

Belfast’s Carl Frampton took a step closer to a world title shot with a ninth-round KO of Kiko Martinez last night.

# fight-night - Friday 8 February, 2013

From The42 Nevin, Barnes give up their national titles without a fight Fight Night

Nevin, Barnes give up their national titles without a fight

Two of Ireland’s Olympic medallists have been forced out of this year’s national championships through injury and illness.

# fight-night - Thursday 7 February, 2013

From The42 Frampton: Martinez's title is like his hair -- he's losing it Fight Night

Frampton: Martinez's title is like his hair -- he's losing it

Kiko, you just got served.

From The42 U-turn on Citywest plan for National Boxing finals Fight Night

U-turn on Citywest plan for National Boxing finals

The finals of the National Elite Boxing Championship will be held at the National Stadium on 22 February.

# fight-night - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

From The42 Katie Taylor lines up first 'Road to Rio' opponents Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor lines up first 'Road to Rio' opponents

Have you heard the one about a German, a Ukranian, and Ireland’s Olympic gold medallist?

# fight-night - Saturday 8 December, 2012

From The42 Pacquiao seeks definitive win to silence Marquez Fight Night

Pacquiao seeks definitive win to silence Marquez

Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez meet for the fourth, and probably the final, time in their gripping ring rivalry tonight.

From The42 Sink or swim as Hyland takes world title shot Fight Night

Sink or swim as Hyland takes world title shot

Dublin’s Patrick Hyland fights for the WBA interim featherweight belt on the Pacquiao-Marquez undercard, while Brian Magee goes behind enemy lines for his first title defence against Mikkel Kessler.

# fight-night - Friday 7 December, 2012

From The42 World Series of Boxing: McLaughlin’s winning streak on the line Fight Night

World Series of Boxing: McLaughlin’s winning streak on the line

Donegal middleweight Willie McLaughlin is the only Irish fighter in WSB action this weekend.

# fight-night - Friday 23 November, 2012

From The42 Nevin turned over on WSB return Fight Night

Nevin turned over on WSB return

Joe Ward made a winning start to his World Series of Boxing career, but there was disappointment for Olympic hero John Joe Nevin.

From The42 Celtic fever for Nevin, Ward in WSB Fight Night

Celtic fever for Nevin, Ward in WSB

John Joe Nevin and Joe Ward will both be in action tonight as the British Lionhearts take on the Italia Thunder in Wales.

# fight-night - Saturday 17 November, 2012

From The42 Uncaged: GSP to stake his claim for greatness against Carlos Condit Fight Night This post contains videos

Uncaged: GSP to stake his claim for greatness against Carlos Condit

Fight fans will be glued to the action in Montreal tonight as the legendary Georges St-Pierre makes his comeback against Carlos Condit at UFC 154.

# fight-night - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From The42 Ex-All Black Williams a doubt for Botha fight Fight Night

Ex-All Black Williams a doubt for Botha fight

A pectoral injury could rule Sonny Bill Williams out of his heavyweight boxing bout against Francois Botha next month.

# fight-night - Saturday 29 September, 2012

From The42 Uncaged: Hometown glory for Hardy as UFC touches down in Nottingham. Fight Night

Uncaged: Hometown glory for Hardy as UFC touches down in Nottingham.

An early night is in store for UFC fans this side of the Atlantic as fight night arrives in the UK.

# fight-night - Thursday 20 September, 2012

From The42 'I will train and fight like I'm 25 again' - Pacquaio Determined

'I will train and fight like I'm 25 again' - Pacquaio

The Filipino fighter says there is no room for complacency ahead of his bout with Juan Manuel Marquez.