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Hands of Stone review- about as subtle as a blow to the thought

This tone-deaf biopic of the Panamanian boxer Roberto Durn cant work out whether its subject is a hero or a zero. And Robert De Niro doesnt help Hands of Stone starts out in a defensive kneel. Over slow-motion epitomes of two men pulsating the snot out of each other, Robert De Niro intones a lazy argument that boxing is, in …

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Conor McGregor open to boxing return despite win by Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor failed to rule out a return to boxing after his 10 th-round win to Floyd Mayweather, saying he was sure theres options that will present themselves in the boxing game Only the most devoted those in favour of Conor McGregor, of which there were no famine in Las Vegas, dedicated him a chance in Saturday’s junior middleweight fighting …

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From the Vietnam war to Islam- the key chapters in Ali’s life

Wherever the great dramas, victory and tragedies of an entire generation were, there was Muhammad Ali Ali and Vietnam Cassius Clay, as he was then, was not so much better a fighter for armistice as a peaceable boxer who needed a reason to fight and Vietnam was not that reason. He might have dreaded he had been able to to …

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‘Las Vegas is Ireland now’: Conor McGregor devotees invade the Strip

The Las Vegas Strip has become a blur of emerald jerseys, brew and songs ahead of the fight, as Irish fans hope for a historic upset against Floyd Mayweather If Conor McGregor comes up short against Floyd Mayweather in their junior middleweight fighting on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena, it won’t be for lack of support. Thousands of Irish …

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Conor McGregor triumphed a lot when he lost to Floyd Mayweather

Most people predicted dishonour for the Irishman on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Instead, his bravery likely guaranteed him even more glory and wealth Deep into the fight that was supposed to be a farce, Conor McGregor swing, floundering the greatest boxer of his generation. Every McGregor punch seemed to come from a residence that said he wouldn’t be a …

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Billy Joe Saunders outwits Andy Lee to triumph WBO middleweight entitle

Saunders elevated the world deed after 12 tense rounds in Manchester during which the representing champ Lee tolerated two knockdowns Respect crowded the breeze in Manchester on Saturday night too much of it for many of the 7,000 -plus purchasers, likely but Billy Joe Saunders, the brand-new champion, and Andy Lee, the starting king, delivered a good deal of honour …

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Conor McGregor open to boxing recall despite overcome by Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor failed to rule out a return to boxing after his 10 th-round overcome to Floyd Mayweather, saying he was sure theres options that will present themselves in the boxing game Only the most devoted supporters of Conor McGregor, of which there were no shortfall in Las Vegas, passed him an opportunity in Saturday’s junior middleweight fighting against Floyd …

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‘Las Vegas is Ireland now’: Conor McGregor devotees invade the Strip

The Las Vegas Strip has become a blur of emerald t-shirts, beer and songs ahead of the fight, as Irish devotees hope for a historic upset against Floyd Mayweather If Conor McGregor comes up short against Floyd Mayweather in their junior middleweight fighting on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena, it won’t be for lack of support. Thousands of Irish …

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Why is Floyd Mayweather fighting Conor McGregor?

Las Vegas will stage a really strange superfight on Saturday, as an all-time great boxing champ takes on the stellar of mixed martial art. Heres why and how Who is contending? Floyd Mayweather Jr is the finest boxer of his generation, unbeaten in 49 compensating crusades and 26 macrocosm championship competitions with designations in five heavines classes, “whos never” even …

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What if everybody is wrong and Conor McGregor thumps Floyd Mayweather?

If the Irishman property the craziest of flukes it will propel him to a greater height than even he might have dreamed and would be a disaster for boxing What if the impossible is possible? What if a foot steal, a hand lowerings, a lucky shake tracts right and Conor McGregor knockings Floyd Mayweather coldnes in the craziest of flukes? …

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