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#Fighting Talk

# fighting-talk - Sunday 21 March, 2021

'I'm sure the critics have already ruled us out' - Browne seeking to prove Ireland's doubters wrong
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'I'm sure the critics have already ruled us out' - Browne seeking to prove Ireland's doubters wrong

Mar 21st 2021, 5:28 PM 3,143 Views 2 Comments

Ireland begin their World Cup qualification campaign against Serbia next Wednesday.

# fighting-talk - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'We have to regroup but I know these guys will because they’re full of the right stuff'
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# Fighting Talk

'We have to regroup but I know these guys will because they’re full of the right stuff'

May 19th 2019, 8:45 PM 10,699 Views 38 Comments

The Limerick manager is confident they can bounce back from today’s loss to Cork.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 20 September, 2018

LIVE: UFC 229 press conference with Nurmagomedov and McGregor
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# Fighting Talk

LIVE: UFC 229 press conference with Nurmagomedov and McGregor

Sep 20th 2018, 9:30 PM 13,691 Views 23 Comments

Ahead of next month’s fight, the pair are scheduled to address the media in New York at 10pm Irish time.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 30 November, 2017

UFC champ Woodley hits back at 'delusional' Dana White over Diaz claim
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# Fighting Talk

UFC champ Woodley hits back at 'delusional' Dana White over Diaz claim

Nov 30th 2017, 4:07 PM 8,024 Views 4 Comments

Recent speculation suggested that Tyron Woodley would defend his title against Nate Diaz at UFC 219.

# fighting-talk - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'I fully believe we can claw it back' - Conor McManus
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# Fighting Talk

'I fully believe we can claw it back' - Conor McManus

Nov 12th 2017, 8:45 AM 12,391 Views 5 Comments

Ireland lost to Australia on a scoreline of 63-53 after the opener in Adelaide.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi brands McGregor a 'd**khead' after training camp row
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# Fighting Talk

Paulie Malignaggi brands McGregor a 'd**khead' after training camp row

Aug 8th 2017, 11:40 AM 47,727 Views 85 Comments

Former boxing champ quit as sparring partner ahead of McGregor v Mayweather on 26 August.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

LIVE from LA: The first press conference with Mayweather and McGregor
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# Fighting Talk

LIVE from LA: The first press conference with Mayweather and McGregor

Jul 11th 2017, 9:30 PM 19,119 Views 22 Comments

From 10pm Irish time, the pair meet at the Staples Center for the first time ahead of their 26 August bout.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'I'm not just going to go there and wish him all the best for the Test match'
# Heating Up
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# Heating Up

'I'm not just going to go there and wish him all the best for the Test match'

May 9th 2017, 6:00 AM 10,284 Views 3 Comments

Wales’ Rhys Webb will be fighting Conor Murray for the Lions’ nine shirt.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Tony Adams aims to kick Granada backsides
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# Fighting Talk

Tony Adams aims to kick Granada backsides

Apr 11th 2017, 4:55 PM 5,458 Views 2 Comments

The former Arsenal captain was already working at the club before taking charge.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 2 March, 2017

David Haye does boxing no favours as he warns Bellew to 'enjoy your last days'
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# Fighting Talk

David Haye does boxing no favours as he warns Bellew to 'enjoy your last days'

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:55 PM 8,269 Views 18 Comments

It’s not the first time Haye’s mouth has got him in trouble.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Conan: Maybe somewhere else is better but I want to play for Leinster
# Conan The Destroyer
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# Conan The Destroyer

Conan: Maybe somewhere else is better but I want to play for Leinster

Feb 14th 2017, 7:56 PM 10,626 Views 26 Comments

The number eight is happy to fight for his place at the eastern province.

# fighting-talk - Monday 28 November, 2016

Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones have already started their war of words
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# Fighting Talk

Michael Cheika and Eddie Jones have already started their war of words

Nov 28th 2016, 12:36 PM 14,677 Views 21 Comments

Jones’ behaviour damaging his legacy in Oz, warns Cheika.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 17 November, 2016

McGregor claims Mayweather is 'afraid' as the pair continue to exchange verbal blows
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# Fighting Talk

McGregor claims Mayweather is 'afraid' as the pair continue to exchange verbal blows

Nov 17th 2016, 10:15 AM 8,400 Views 19 Comments

The UFC star wants $100 million to enter the ring with Mayweather.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference
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# Fighting Talk

Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference

Nov 10th 2016, 7:30 PM 11,510 Views 19 Comments

Ahead of their bout on Saturday night, Alvarez and McGregor addressed the media this evening in New York.

# fighting-talk - Monday 24 October, 2016

Rout of Man United proves we have fight to win the title - Pedro
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# Fighting Talk

Rout of Man United proves we have fight to win the title - Pedro

Oct 24th 2016, 1:31 PM 3,018 Views 5 Comments

Chelsea now turn their attention to a London derby against West Ham in the EFl Cup.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Anthony Joshua will fight on 10 December - even if Wladimir Klitschko won't
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# Fighting Talk

Anthony Joshua will fight on 10 December - even if Wladimir Klitschko won't

Oct 19th 2016, 12:02 PM 3,776 Views 6 Comments

Klitschko considering shot in Germany if WBA refuses to sanction title fight.

# fighting-talk - Sunday 9 October, 2016

'Some people have a great opinion of me and some people probably think I'm absolutely useless'
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# Fighting Talk

'Some people have a great opinion of me and some people probably think I'm absolutely useless'

Oct 9th 2016, 12:17 PM 7,814 Views 5 Comments

After signing for City in 2006, the goalkeeper has moved to Serie A.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference
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# Fighting Talk

Watch: Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor at the UFC 205 press conference

Sep 27th 2016, 11:55 PM 14,707 Views 15 Comments

The pair spoke to the media in New York tonight ahead of their lightweight title bout on 12 November.

McIlroy recalls Braveheart-inspired speech that launched Miracle at Medinah
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# Fighting Talk

McIlroy recalls Braveheart-inspired speech that launched Miracle at Medinah

Sep 27th 2016, 5:41 PM 10,511 Views 9 Comments

Europe’s 2012 comeback regarded as the greatest in Ryder Cup history.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Under-fire Wayne Rooney hits back at 'rubbish' criticism
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# Fighting Talk

Under-fire Wayne Rooney hits back at 'rubbish' criticism

Sep 22nd 2016, 9:36 PM 10,160 Views 20 Comments

Wayne Rooney is determined to answer his critics by helping Manchester United return to form.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I'd love to share a ring with him' - John Joe Nevin eyes up dream fight with Carl Frampton
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# Fighting Talk

'I'd love to share a ring with him' - John Joe Nevin eyes up dream fight with Carl Frampton

Aug 30th 2016, 10:56 AM 5,612 Views 8 Comments

The Mullingar boxer returned to the ring last weekend after a nine month absence.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Watch: Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at the UFC 202 press conference
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# Fighting Talk

Watch: Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at the UFC 202 press conference

Aug 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 12,662 Views 12 Comments

The pair addressed the media ahead of Saturday night’s bout.

# fighting-talk - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'The whole world will see me embracing my daughter after winning the gold medal in Rio'
# Rio 2016
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# Rio 2016

'The whole world will see me embracing my daughter after winning the gold medal in Rio'

Aug 14th 2016, 7:30 AM 11,712 Views 14 Comments

After winning World and European gold in 2015, Michael Conlan tells The42 why he is now ready to achieve his boyhood dream in Rio.

# fighting-talk - Monday 25 July, 2016

'It felt horrible, horrible to the lads, but a bit of perspective is needed too'
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# Fighting Talk

'It felt horrible, horrible to the lads, but a bit of perspective is needed too'

Jul 25th 2016, 12:06 PM 5,135 Views 3 Comments

Derek McGrath was speaking about the aftermath of Waterford Munster final hammering to Tipperary.

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'We don't have to go back to USA '94 for inspiration, we beat the world champions last year!'
# Drawing Inspiration
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# Drawing Inspiration

'We don't have to go back to USA '94 for inspiration, we beat the world champions last year!'

Jun 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 3,524 Views 5 Comments

Tomorrow night, Ireland need their first victory over the Azzurri at a major tournament since the heroics of Giants Stadium.

# fighting-talk - Friday 20 May, 2016

'Te’o and Ringrose, there was a lot of smoke blown up those guys’ asses, the Ulster centres ripped them to shreds'
# Collision Course
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# Collision Course

'Te’o and Ringrose, there was a lot of smoke blown up those guys’ asses, the Ulster centres ripped them to shreds'

May 20th 2016, 1:00 AM 13,218 Views 41 Comments

There’s plenty of evidence to convince Stephen Ferris either side can win tonight’s big Pro12 semi-final.

# fighting-talk - Saturday 27 February, 2016

"The government has been sacked": Mary Lou tops poll, says FG/FF deal not inevitable
# She's In
# She's In

"The government has been sacked": Mary Lou tops poll, says FG/FF deal not inevitable

Feb 27th 2016, 7:50 PM 58,850 Views 145 Comments

There were several false dawns, but Mary Lou was eventually elected on the sixth count.

# fighting-talk - Friday 26 February, 2016

'Everything else, apart from the rugby, is a sideshow': Ireland not taking Eddie Jones's bait
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# Fighting Talk

'Everything else, apart from the rugby, is a sideshow': Ireland not taking Eddie Jones's bait

Feb 26th 2016, 3:00 PM 5,198 Views 4 Comments

Best hails Josh van der Flier as a “handful” ahead of his Ireland debut.

'We're going to Twickenham to play rugby and throw everything at England'
# London Calling
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# London Calling

'We're going to Twickenham to play rugby and throw everything at England'

Feb 26th 2016, 11:04 AM 4,871 Views 3 Comments

The wounds from Perpignan are still raw but Ireland are determined to make amends this weekend.

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Watch: McGregor and Diaz square off at UFC 196 press conference
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# Fighting Talk

Watch: McGregor and Diaz square off at UFC 196 press conference

Feb 24th 2016, 8:48 PM 24,380 Views 39 Comments

The pair addressed the media in California this evening ahead of their welterweight bout in 10 days’ time.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today
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# Fighting Talk

Donald Trump and Pope Francis got into a proper row today

Feb 18th 2016, 6:45 PM 26,137 Views 112 Comments

Francis said Trump was “not Christian”. Trump called his comments “disgraceful.”

# fighting-talk - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

'I won't be as nice to Billy Joe when we get in the ring' - Andy Lee
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# Fighting Talk

'I won't be as nice to Billy Joe when we get in the ring' - Andy Lee

Dec 16th 2015, 5:20 PM 15,158 Views 23 Comments

The WBO world champion is determined to lose his ‘Mr. Nice Guy’ tag

# fighting-talk - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

'Fury says what a lot of people are thinking... you know where you are with him'
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# Fighting Talk

'Fury says what a lot of people are thinking... you know where you are with him'

Dec 1st 2015, 1:45 PM 7,253 Views 13 Comments

Long-time promoter Mick Hennessy won’t censor new heavyweight champ

# fighting-talk - Monday 16 November, 2015

Frampton: They will boo Quigg in Manchester
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# Fighting Talk

Frampton: They will boo Quigg in Manchester

Nov 16th 2015, 4:30 PM 2,833 Views 2 Comments

Belfast fighter confident travelling Irish fans will make unification bout feel like a home fight.

# fighting-talk - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Micheál Martin has just issued a big challenge to Enda
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# Fighting Talk

Micheál Martin has just issued a big challenge to Enda

Oct 10th 2015, 8:40 PM 29,034 Views 96 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader says he’ll go all the way to Mayo to debate the Taoiseach – and Micheal Ring can ask the questions.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 1 October, 2015

McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory
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# Fighting Talk

McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory

Oct 1st 2015, 12:30 AM 3,882 Views 1 Comment

The Tyrone prospect has some harsh words for rival Jason Quigley ahead of his first domestic duel.

# fighting-talk - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Jackie Tyrrell gave an 'unbelievable' speech to rally the Kilkenny team at half-time
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# Fighting Talk

Jackie Tyrrell gave an 'unbelievable' speech to rally the Kilkenny team at half-time

Sep 6th 2015, 7:50 PM 17,079 Views 8 Comments

Kilkenny were three points down at half-time but turned it around to win by four.

# fighting-talk - Monday 31 August, 2015

'Conor McGregor has an illegitimate belt': UFC commentator calls 'bulls***' on interim title
# BELTS FOR ALL
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# BELTS FOR ALL

'Conor McGregor has an illegitimate belt': UFC commentator calls 'bulls***' on interim title

Aug 31st 2015, 10:42 PM 12,306 Views 6 Comments

Joe Rogan is more of a braces than a belt man it seems.

# fighting-talk - Thursday 27 August, 2015

'If they valued me, it would be there': Jon Walters hits out at Stoke City's contract offer
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# Fighting Talk

'If they valued me, it would be there': Jon Walters hits out at Stoke City's contract offer

Aug 27th 2015, 8:15 PM 8,519 Views 13 Comments

The attacker’s current deal expires at the end of the season.

# fighting-talk - Friday 31 July, 2015

Jim Gavin didn't want to talk about the Davey Byrne incident yesterday
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# Fighting Talk

Jim Gavin didn't want to talk about the Davey Byrne incident yesterday

Jul 31st 2015, 6:00 AM 4,862 Views 0 Comments

Dubs and Armagh facing reported €10,000 fines following challenge match bust-up.

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