Marvin Hagler

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Khabib Nurmagomedov could well be Conor McGregor’s toughest opponent yet when they square off in Las Vegas for UFC 229. Photo: Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Barging his way into a boxing ring with Floyd Mayweather and pocketing $100m for his troubles was all very well for Conor McGregor. But what did it do(...)

Canelo Alvarez prepares to jump rope during a media workout in Los Angeles ahead of his middleweight fight with Gennady Golovkin. Photograph:  Harry How/Getty Images

It is time for boxing to fix its house. Two weeks after Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor did each other a mutual favour in a cross-discipline publi(...)

Deirdre Gogarty and Christy Martin trade blows during a bout in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 16th 1996. Martin won the fight with a decision in the sixth round. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport

Deirdre Gogarty was 26-years-old the night she got paid three grand for a fight watched by over a million people. Called up on 10 days’ notice, she (...)

Manny Pacquaio is happy with his underdog tag ahead of Saturday’s fight against Floyd Mayweather. Photograph: Reuters

As befits the pantomime buffoonery that attends professional fisticuffs, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather made their “grand entrances” in Las Ve(...)

Manny Pacquiao’s enthusiasm to get into the ring with Floyd Mayweather may not be entirely unrelated to a $75 million tax bill. Photograph: Joseph Agcaoili/AFP/Getty Images

Hype can be as expensive as it is cheap and for the next two months it will envelop the prospect of boxing’s richest ever bout to the extent people mi(...)

Eamonn Magee celebrates his victory in the WBU Welterweight title fight against Jimmy Vincent in Cardiff in 2003. Photograph: John Gichigi/Getty Images

Former world boxing champion Eamonn Magee has been jailed for four months for assaulting a woman in a north Belfast flat.The judge told the 43-year-ol(...)

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(...)

The richest fight in boxing history between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is closer to happening than ever. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The richest fight in boxing history — a much-anticipated showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao — appears closer than ever to happening.(...)

Andy Lee (left) throws a left at Matvey Korobov during their WBO middleweight title fight at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph:  David Becker/Getty Images

It came by stealth in the middle of the night. One of those occasions that the country woke up to rather than witnessed, Andy Lee and his quest for a(...)