Bernard O'Shea

I'm like George Clooney, only without the face, physique or the charm. I am passionate about writing and I have a particular interest in soccer and boxing.

Carl Frampton beats Quigg by split decision to unify IBF/WBA titles

Carl Frampton unified the IBF/WBA Super-bantamweight world titles with a split decision victory over Scott Quigg on Saturday night. The atmosphere was electric in the Manchester Arena but the fight itself failed to ignite into the all-action classic it was billed as and was a very cagey affair. Boxing behind his jab and utilising his …

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FIGHT PREVIEW: Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg; Pre-fight talking points

It has been described as a genuine 50/50 fight, potentially the UK’s answer to the Barrera-Morales rivalry, but the question of who is the number one super-bantamweight in the UK and Ireland will finally be answered when Belfast’s Carl Frampton (21-0, 14 KOs) takes on Bury’s Scott Quigg (31-0-2, 23 KOs) in their IBF/WBA unification …

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David Haye makes his comeback against de Mori in this weekends Heavyweight action

There is nothing more exciting than a comeback, especially when it involves a former world heavyweight champion. Former champions; Ali, Tyson, Holyfield, Foreman, Lewis and the Klitschko brothers have endured the pain of losing the heavyweight crown but they remain the chosen few to have successfully regained the title. Former WBA heavyweight champion, David Haye …

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DeGale retains his world title with points win over Bute

James DeGale (22-1, 14 KOs) retained his IBF super-middleweight title with a unanimous points decision over the former champion Lucian Bute (32-3, 25 KOs) in Quebec City on Saturday night. DeGale dominated the first three rounds but as the fight progressed Bute imposed himself on the champion, at times backing DeGale up. The champion suffered …

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James DeGale defends his World Title against Lucian Bute this Saturday

Former Olympian James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs) makes the first defence of his IBF World super-middleweight title against Lucian Bute (32-2, 25 KOs) at the Centre Videotron, Quebec this Saturday. DeGale 29, confirmed to Sky Sports that he was happy to face his opponent Bute in his native Quebec because he is “too good,” for …

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FIGHT PREVIEW: Cotto v Alvarez promises high octane ring action!

The middleweight world title fight between Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and Saul “Canelo,” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas has been tarnished in recent days by issues relating to one of boxing’s world governing bodies. Cotto refused to pay $300,000 in sanctioning fees to the World Boxing Council …

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