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Johnny Harris and Michael Smiley in Jawbone: the film exists on the same mean streets as Nil By Mouth, I, Daniel Blake or the hardcore kitchen-sink milieu of the late Alan Clarke.

Just when you think the boxing movie is beyond reinvention, along comes Jawbone to give the genre a meat-punching, raw-egg-drinking workout up and dow(...)

Carl Frampton with Scott Quigg. Quigg claimed to have suffered a broken jaw in the fourth round. ©INPHO/Presseye/William Cherry

It turns out that Belfast is so neat a little town that you can fit a large portion of it into the 20,000-capacity Manchester Arena. Carl Frampton att(...)

Carl Frampton weighing in yesterday ahead of his super-bantamweight world unification title fight against Scott Quigg. Photograph: INPHO/Presseye/William Cherry

After months of Sky TV hype and five years of speculation linking the pair, Belfast-native Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg must finally deliver a fight(...)

Barry McGuigan has said the hot air from Scott Quigg’s camp ahead of Saturday’s fight in Manchester means nothing. Photograph: Getty

Animosity is an invaluable ingredient of any fight – and there has been no shortage of it on the long, bumpy road that ends in Manchester on Saturday (...)

Carl Frampton spends two months before a fight separated from his wife and children, and lives in London with other fighters and his trainer Shane McGuigan. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

IBF Super-Bantamweight champion Carl Frampton is a boxer in a gilded cage. He is counting the days before he climbs into the ring to challenge the WBA(...)

 Roy Jones Jr lies on the canvas  after being knocked out by  Enzo Maccarinelli in Moscow. Photograph: Vasily Maximov/AFP/Getty Images

Roy Jones, like Floyd Mayweather, only more dramatically, has long since ceased to justify the appellation “Junior”. He is aging before our eyes in a (...)

David Haye has announced his return to the ring against Australian Mark de Mori in January. Photograph: Getty

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye has announced he is to return to the ring in January with a bout against Australian Mark de Mori at Londo(...)

Tyson Fury believes the way to solve doping issues in sport is for everyone to take drugs. Photograph: Getty

Tyson Fury believes boxing has a big drugs problem and says sport should address the issue of substance misuse by legalising them. Fury, who challenge(...)

A poster celebrating Dan Donnelly.

Sir Daniel Donnelly was buried in Bully’s Acre, in the grounds of the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, but not for long. Grave robbing was big busines(...)

Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg will clash in a unification battle for the IBF and WBA world super-bantamweight titles at the Manchester Arena on February 27th. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

British super-bantamweight rivals Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton have finally agreed a huge world title unification clash for February 2016. Bury’s WBA(...)

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