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‘Las Vegas is Ireland now’: Conor McGregor followers occupy the Strip

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

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Judge tallied incorrect boxers in Burnett’s world title win over Haskins, says IBF

Lee Haskins was knocked down twice in Saturdays world bantamweight entitle defence in Belfast but was given a loss by split decision subsequentlies thanks to a mistake by the American judge Clark Sammartino Ryan Burnetts split decision win over the Briton Lee Haskins for “the worlds” bantamweight designation in Belfast on Saturday was tallied incorrectly and should have been an …

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Sergey Kovalev’s promoters to file affirm over win by Andre Ward

Andre Ward proclaimed himself the pound-for-pound world-wide No1 after stopping Sergey Kovalev to retain his unified light-heavyweight nature championship but the Russians promoters intend to file a dissent over the result Andre Ward proclaimed himself the worlds best pound-for-pound boxer after stopping Sergey Kovalev in a Las Vegas rematch on Saturday to hold the unified light-heavyweight world-wide championship but the …

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How One Man’s Pursuit Of Self-Excellence Can Teach Us All To Persist

It’s an gullible place. Tucked between an old-fashioned automobile repair shop on the angle and a black-and-white-spotted swine grooming storefront, Prevail Los Angeles, one of the city’s favorite boxing gyms, has no commemorating with the exception of its figure on the top left corner of a small, grey brick building. Upon entering, you’re already one of them: the alluringly unintimidating …

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Amateur boxing’s chairperson set to be forced out amid fiscal strife

Allegations of fiscal irregularities at the International Amateur Boxing Association are to be raised at an extraordinary congress, with its president, Wu Ching-kuo, set to be ousted The president of amateur boxings governing body, Aiba, is set to be toppled from its own position with instability and fiscal disturbance grown at the organisation. Wu Ching-kuo will be asked to step …

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Conor McGregor won a lot when he lost to Floyd Mayweather

Most beings prophesied shame for the Irishman on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Instead, his bravery likely pledged him even more renown and wealth Deep into the fight that was supposed to be a farce, Conor McGregor sway, careening the greatest boxer of his generation. Every McGregor punch seemed to come from a lieu that said he wouldn’t be a …

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

Wladimir Klitschko discovered he has registered his prediction of the outcome of his macrocosm entitle 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 clinks at the end of a long advertising ritually relies on pre-fight shenanigans but there was no chance of that …

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Claressa Shields triumphs second straight Olympic boxing gold for USA

Claressa Shields beat distractions, nerves and a top-flight opposing to become the first American boxer to captivate back-to-back gold medals Claressa Shields beat distractions, nerves and a top-flight opposing to became the first American boxer to captivate back-to-back gold medals and cap the US boxing teams most prolific Olympics in nearly a generation. The American middleweight lived up to her …

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