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Josh Taylor beats Regis Prograis in epic World Boxing Super Series final

Scotlands Josh Taylor beat the American Regis Prograis by a majority decision in a memorable World Boxing Super Series final, while Derek Chisora defeated David Price on a technical knockout Scotland’s Josh Taylor became the unified world champion of the super-lightweight division with a majority decision win over Regis Prograis in a thrilling contest at the O2 Arena. Any suggestions …

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Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder close to deal for heavyweight clash

The prospect of Anthony Joshua finally facing the American Deontay Wilder in a huge heavyweight title reunification fight has moved several steps closer The mouthwatering prospect of Anthony Joshua finally facing the American Deontay Wilder in a huge heavyweight title reunification fight has moved several steps closer, with the Englishman’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, saying he expects a deal for a …

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Boxer Tyrone Spong faces charges over escape of ‘extremely dangerous’ cougar

The heavyweight boxer Tyrone Spong has 23 charges filed against him over the escape of an extremely dangerous cougar in Florida The heavyweight boxer Tyrone Spong has had 23 charges filed against him over the escape of an “extremely dangerous” cougar in Florida. According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, wildlife officers had to tranquilize the 60lbs cat in January after …

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Errol Spence drops Shawn Porter in 11th to unify titles in split-decision thriller

The unbeaten Spence added the WBC welterweight title to his IBF strap with a thrilling split-decision victory on Saturday night in Los Angeles Errol Spence had never been tested at this degree of difficulty. Shawn Porter pressured, prodded and exposed him during a title bout that stretched every bit of Spence’s vaunted boxing skill. The budding welterweight superstar emerged with …

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Sonny Bill Williams hoping to ‘open doors’ with rugby league switch

(CNN)He’s one of New Zealand’s most famous sporting sons, but Sonny Bill Williams believes his move into rugby league in Canada could help “open doors” to a generation of young players. The skilful center has pedigree in league having played for the Bulldogs in New Zealand and the Sydney Roosters in Australia, as well as representing the New Zealand national …

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Patrick Day dies aged 27 from injuries sustained in fight against Conwell

Boxer Patrick Day has died aged 27 after he sustained head injuries in a fight on Saturday night against fellow American Charles Conwell Boxer Patrick Day has died after he sustained head injuries in a fight on Saturday night against fellow American Charles Conwell. The 27-year-old was knocked out in the 10th round of his super-welterweight bout in Chicago and …

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From Foster to Mitrovic: my Premier League unsung XI of the season

A team of players whose contribution to the 2018-19 campaign has either gone under the radar or not been fully appreciated Yes, it’s time for another Premier League team of the season. This one is a little different, however, containing as it does not the best performers of the 2018-2019 campaign but rather those whose contributions have either gone under …

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Errol Spence Jr in intensive care after high-speed Ferrari crash

Unified welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr is expected to survive after he was seriously injured in a one-car accident early Thursday morning in Dallas Unified welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr is expected to survive after he was seriously injured in a one-car accident early on Thursday morning in Dallas, according to authorities. The Dallas police department said a white Ferrari …

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