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The Mayweather-McGregor fight is cracking the internet–and the numbers prove it

The upcomingFloyd Mayweathervs. Conor McGregor contended has generated more those who are interested in boxing for general sports fans since Mike Tyson prowled the ring. Pundits are wondering whether the spectacle will divulge the all-time boxingpay-per-view record of 4.6 million buysthe betting odds say yesand although there are the bout is most likely to end up as a horrendous discrepancy, …

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Is Gennady Golovkin very is right to get a big push? | Gary Andrew Poole

The 160lb champ enters Saturdays stay-busy fight on a streak of 21 straight KOs, but a showdown with Canelo Alvarez remains frustratingly out of reach On Saturday, Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs), the best middleweight boxer in the world and holder of the WBA, IBF, IBO titles and WBC interim belt, will take on unheralded challenger Dominic Wade. In …

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The Joy of Six: boxing and UFC comebacks from the canvas

From Carl Frochs controversial victory over George Groves to Matt Hughess implausible choking of Frank Trigg in Dana Whites favourite ever UFC fight 1) Carl Froch v George Groves, 23 November 2013 Boxing is a phenomenally complex to-do. Both proactive and reactive, it demands the minute, synchronised adjustment of torso and limbs, in states of excitement and exhaustion, on pane …

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Floyd Mayweather to use Conor McGregor fight to pay off 2015 tax bill

Floyd Mayweathers motivation to climb back in the ring and fight UFC champion Conor McGregor may have been revealed Floyd Mayweathers motivation to climb back in the ring and fight UFC champion Conor McGregor may have been revealed. The undefeated former world champion says he cant pay off his tax liability from 2015 until he fights the Irishman in August. …

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Anthony Joshua:’ When Wladimir Klitschko gets beat it could be the end’

Wladimir Klitschko disclosed he has registered his prediction of the outcome of his nature deed fight against Anthony Joshua at Wembley on Saturday There was nothing more to say but they said it anyway. Hoovering up a few more pay-per-view clicks at the end of a long advertising ritually relies on pre-fight shenanigans but there was no chance of that …

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On the tiles with Tyson Fury: my heavyweight nighttime out in New York

After Tyson Furys 21 st professional prevail in 2013 Manhattans tables seemed the full force of the future macrocosm heavyweight champ with our reporter along for the ride This was not going to end well. Its 9.30 pm on a Saturday night in 2013 and Im stepping down 33 rd Street in midtown Manhattan with two dozen blind-drunk Mancunians who …

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Alleged plot to kidnap Manny Pacquiao and kill Philippine president

President Benigno Aquino III reads Abu Sayyaf militants planned to take boxer or member of clas as well as his relatives The Philippine president has said that Abu Sayyaf radicals may have storied to kill him and kidnap boxing virtuoso Manny Pacquiao, disclosing previously unknown detailed information on an extremist group blamed for the beheading of a Canadian captive. President …

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Floyd Mayweather says he’s coming out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor

Boxer told me that he ready to take over UFCs biggest star and announces: Simple-minded and plateau, gives contended in June It has been dismissed as one long promotional teasing but maybe Floyd Mayweather is serious about pushing Conor McGregor after all. After many weeks of hints and intimations, Mayweather announced that he was officially coming out of retirement to …

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Olympic boxing endorse Claressa Shields prevails her professional introduction

Two-times Olympic gold medalist wins Franchon Crews by four-round unanimous decision in professional debut Claressa Shields attributed her decision to turn professional to a desire to build a legacy. So far, so good. The two-times Olympic gold medalist cruised to one-sided degrees win over Franchon Crews in a highly entertaining four-round super middleweight bout on the undercard of Saturdays light …

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The Joy of Six: glad culminates in play | Nick Miller

From Nasser Hussains farewell century to Rocky Marcianos perfect gift and Eric Cantonas lack of skepticism, we salute six jubilant farewells 1) Hussain bows out with match-winning hundred The decision had already been obliged when Nasser Hussain went out for his final Test innings. An international profession that covered 14 times had watched him become perhaps the decisive figure in …

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