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Michael Conlan: Boxing world champion takes our Q&A challenge

Ireland’s first ever AIBA World Champion, grew up in West Belfast but now lives outside Glengormley with his partner and young daughter. This week he talks snakes, paper rounds, and hitting people for a living! Where were you born and where did you grow up? I was born and grew in on the Falls Road, […]

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Paddy eyes elusive World Championship victory

PADDY Barnes has never been one for settling for second best and yet again, the Ireland team captain

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And in the blue corner – boxing queen Ma Copley

A LOCAL woman who held her own in the macho world of boxing is to be honoured with an Ulster History Circle plaque at her former South Belfast home.

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It’s quality not quantity at Ulster boxing championships

WHAT the 2012 Ulster Elite boxing finals may have lacked in quantity, they certainly made up for in quality as the large attendance at The Emerald Roadhouse were treated to some fantastic action on Thursday night.

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Smokin’ Joe a knock-out during his trip to Ormeau

The South Belfast MLA who brought boxing great Joe Frazier to the city has paid tribute to the former world heavyweight champion after his death this week.

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