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Canelo Álvarez blames contaminated meat after failing voluntary drug test

Canelo lvarez has tested positive for trace levels of clenbuterol in Mexico ahead of bout with Gennady Golovkin Canelo Álvarez has tested positive for trace levels of the performance-enhancing drug clenbuterol ahead of his 5 May bout with Gennady Golovkin, the boxer’s promoters Golden Boy Promotions have announced. Golden Boy have moved to attribute the result to meat contamination, with …

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Amir Khan says deal for a fight with Manny Pacquiao has been done

Amir Khan has claimed that he and Manny Pacquiao have signed up for a fight and are targeting a meeting in Saudi Arabia later this year Amir Khan has claimed that he and Manny Pacquiao have signed up for a fight and are targeting a meeting in Saudi Arabia later this year. The 32-year-old Briton said the pair have agreed …

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Kevin De Bruyne: ‘We were just better than Liverpool in the end’ | Jamie Jackson

The Manchester City midfielder missed much of the league campaign but an FA Cup final win over Watford would offer consolation Kevin De Bruyne offers a blunt response when considering whether he has any sympathy for Liverpool after they accumulated 97 points and still finished one behind the champions Manchester City. “No,” he says. “It’s a remarkable effort but it …

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Charlie Edwards retains title after low blow by Julio César Martínez

Charlie Edwards is counted out but bizarre finish sees him retain world title in London Charlie Edwards retained his WBC world flyweight title in dramatic circumstances at the O2 Arena after initially being stopped – only for video evidence to overturn the verdict. The popular Londoner took a knee in the third round after his hard-hitting Mexican opponent Julio César …

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Jeff Horn misses first weigh-in but makes second for Terence Crawford bout

Australian boxer survives initial scare after clocking above the limit, despite taking off his clothes Jeff Horn has managed to make the weight on his second attempt for his mandatory WBO welterweight championship defence against Terence Crawford. Horn clocked in at exactly 147 pounds (66.67kg) – right on the limit – at the weigh-in on Saturday morning (AEST) at the …

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Canelo Álvarez outpoints Daniel Jacobs to unify middleweight title belts

The red-headed Mexican won a close, often tense but uncontroversial decision over Daniel Jacobs in their middleweight championship unification fight Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez won a close, often tense but uncontroversial decision over Daniel Jacobs in their hotly anticipated middleweight championship unification fight on Saturday night before a rollicking Cinco de Mayo weekend crowd at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Ringside …

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