The attack, described by police in Belfast as vicious, happened as the 22-year-old engineering student went outside during the early hours of the morning.

Police in Belfast believe the killer of a promising young boxer lay in wait while the victim was visiting a friend. Eamonn Magee Jnr – whose father, a(...)

Floyd Mayweather says he will reach the record of 49 unbeaten performances set by the heavyweight Rocky Marciano in the 50s, although few believe he will be able to resist reaching for the half century. Photograph: John Locher/AP Photo

Violence, as witnessed on the streets of America this week and many other places, is a most curious drug. The legal sale in a boxing ring in Las Vega(...)

A video has been released which appears to show Wayne Rooney being knocked out cold by former team mate Phil Bardsley. Photograph: Reuters

A video has been released which appears to show England captain Wayne Rooney being knocked out cold by his former team-mate Phil Bardsley in a sparrin(...)

Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he will fight Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand on May 2. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Apart from the result, two things will be remembered most about the first and possibly last fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao -confirm(...)

Billy Isaacs was found dead at his home at Dromreagh in Durrus this morning. Here he is photographed with girlfriend Siobhan Ginty at Bantry District Court last month. Picture: Niall Duffy

A former professional heavyweight boxer who was acquitted of the murder of a woman in the UK in a suspected gangland killing over a decade ago has (...)

Billy Isaac and Siobhan Ginty from Durrus, West Cork appeared at Bantry District Court. Photograph: Niall Duffy

A former heavyweight professional boxer has been sentenced for five months after a judge heard how he urged his girlfriend to attack a waitress whom h(...)