THE father of Irish Olympic boxer Katie Taylor has made one of his first public appearances since being injured in a shooting last month.Pete Taylor (57) attended the fight between west Belfast boxer Michale Conlan and Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos at the SSE Arena in Belfast on Saturday evening.Mr Taylor was with his partner Karen Brown.He was shot during an early morning attach at the Bray Boxing Club in Co Wicklow he owns on June 5 where he was training fighters.One man Bobby Messett (50) died in the attack, while another was injured.It is understood Mr Messett, fell victim because he was in the wrong place at the wrong time, and was struck when he looked out to see what was going on.He was among 20 people taking part in a 7am fitness session when the killer struck.The Saturday night Conlan fight included on its undercard a young boxer, Gary Cully, who trains at Mr Taylor's gym.Following Cully's victory Mr Taylor's gym posted a tribute to Mr Messett on social media.They wrote: … [Read more...] about Katie Taylor’s dad attends Belfast boxing fight a month after gym shooting
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By Michael Pearlman BBC Wales Sport at Elland Road 20 May From the section Boxing Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/44187726 Read more about sharing. Josh Warrington says he "can die happy" after his shock victory over Lee Selby made him the first man from Leeds to become a world champion boxer.The 27-year-old took Selby's IBF featherweight title in a barnstorming battle with the Welshman at a raucous Elland Road, home of Warrington's beloved Leeds United.Warrington was a considerable outsider ahead of the fight, but a career-best display allowed him to claim victory via a split decision 116-112 115-113 113-115."Elland Road, the Kaiser Chiefs playing me in, that was the stuff dreams are made of," said the unbeaten boxer, who has 27 wins from 27 fights."I can't put it into words. What an … [Read more...] about Josh Warrington says Carl Frampton fight might come too soon after win over Lee Selby
What is happening? The fight later today is a rematch between Tony Bellew and David Haye, a year since Bellew defeated Haye in a memorable first encounter. The original December date was postponed because of an injury to Haye, but the pair have rearranged. Now it's time to see whether Haye can win at the second time of asking. When is it and where is it taking place? Saturday 5 May, 2018 - ie tonight - at the O2 Arena in London. What time will the fight start? All will depend on whether the fight night schedule is running on time, but expect the ring walk to begin before or around 10pm BST. What TV channel is it on? This one will be on Sky Box Office - channel 491 for standard definition and 492 for high definition. It will cost £19.95 for those looking to watch in the United Kingdom. You can find out full details on how to order, live stream and more here. What have they said? Tony Bellew "I'll beat David Haye no matter what day of the … [Read more...] about Bellew vs Haye 2: What time is the fight tonight, what TV channel is it on and what are the odds?
31 March 2018 • 11:29pm Auto update On Off 11:29PM Round Ten AJ really on it at the start of this round. The power, the reach, the physique dominating the ring. On the TV they are saying that it might be close in some people's eyes but I dunno. Cannot see how AJ doesn't win this home fixture if it goes the distance. This ref should patrol the streets of Cardiff later. He'd stop a few fights out there.— Paul Hayward (@_PaulHayward) March 31, 2018 11:27PM Eddie Hearn "I think when they get on the inside they are tiring each other up. I think if you give Parker three rounds in the fight you are being generous. AJ looks very comfortable right now." 11:26PM Round Nine AJ on the front foot right now. But there are a couple of decent shots from Parker now, before they clinch and AJ tries out the uppercut that spoiled Vlad's evening. AJ looking to bully Parker now. Come on Ref. Let them fight. The Test match starts in 6 … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker live round-by-round fight updates
What is it? Anthony Joshua against Joseph Parker, the Brit's first big fight of 2018. Both will put their heavyweight world title belts on the line tonight in front of a sell-out crowd ringside and many more watching across the world. Parker, 26, is putting his WBO belt on the line while Joshua, 28, is defending his WBA and IBF titles in a winner-takes-all fight. When is it? March 31, 2018 - so this evening. Where is it? Cardiff's Principality Stadium, where Joshua successfully defended his titles against Carlos Takam - will host the bout. What time will the fight start? No official ring-walk information has been provided as of yet but it is expected that Joshua and Parker will take to the ring no later than 10:30pm but perhaps earlier. What TV channel is it on? The fight will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Box Office. It will cost £19.95 up to midnight on Friday March 30 - ie the day before the fight - but will go up to … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker: What time is the fight tonight, what TV channel is it on and what are the odds?