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The daylight I converged Jake LaMotta, greatest middleweight ever, in New York

Its late September 1997 and Mark Collings, rookie boxing reporter, blags an interview with his hero for Esquire magazine I filled Jake LaMotta at his favourite restaurant, La Maganette, on the reces of 50th and 3rd in Manhattan, two weeks after the death of Princess Diana in 1997. It was one of those molten hot late summer New York days, …

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Floyd Mayweather’s van burned outside Birmingham hotel during UK tour

West Midlands police are investigating a burn that engulfed a vehicle belonging to the retired boxer outside a luxury Birmingham hotel as an arson attack Authorities are analyse a fervor that engulfed a vehicle are subordinate to Floyd Mayweather Jr outside a classy Birmingham hotel as an arson attack. West Midlands police answered no one was injured following the glow …

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Bisping trounces Henderson on points to retain designation in thriller

Michael Bisping survived two knockdowns to beat Dan Henderson by unanimous decision Though the words And still! do not sound quite as shocking as the words And new!, it is still not entirely fathomable that Michael Bisping is the undisputed UFC middleweight champion of the world. And yet that is precisely what he is, his belt retained via unanimous decision …

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UFC boss Dana White: Nurmagomedov cancellation is ‘huge blow’

Nurmagomedov taken to hospital for weight management issues and officials announce campaign has been cancelled on physicians orders Khabib Nurmagomedovs title bout with Tony Ferguson at UFC 209, one of the most anticipated fightings of its first year, will not go ahead after the Dagestani star was taken to hospital with weight control issues. UFC issued a declaration on Friday …

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James DeGale and Badou Jack fight to majority draw in deed amalgamation contend

James DeGale and Badou Jack retain their super middleweight designation regions after campaigning to a majority draw in their unification bout in Brooklyn James DeGale rattled to the canvas in the latest round of Saturdays super middleweight title merger engage, dropped by a bar privilege uppercut that Badou Jack had apparently plucked from his back pocket. The Olympic champion, who …

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U.S. Elections: Ronda Rousey, Caitlyn Jenner among those backing hopefuls

(CNN)When the collective brain trust of Mike Tyson, John Rocker and Dennis Rodman all agree on one thing, it’s bound to be controversial. No strangers to tabloid drama, the outspoken retired athletes all endorse Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, joining a chorus of sports personalities who are weighing in on the U.S. presidential election. The backing of popular sports figures — …

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Ronda Rousey beaten in 48 seconds as UFC comeback ends in misery

Brazilian Amanda Nunes stops Rousey inside a instant to hold her bantamweight claim on a distressing night for the former champion Ronda Rouseys UFC comeback didnt even last a minute. Rousey was stopped 48 seconds into her first combat in 13 months Friday night, losing to bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. Rousey( 12 -2) never managed to get …

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UFC leader: Conor McGregor had ‘every opportunity in the world’ to fight

( CNN) The chairman of the Ultimate Fighting Championship has doubled down on his decision to draw Conor McGregor from a much-anticipated fight over his failure to fulfill promotional obligations, despite the mixed martial artist’s demand he wants to fight. UFC President Dana White alleged at a press conference in Las Vegas on Saturday that he had given the controversial …

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Jon Jones to meet Daniel Cormier for title in comeback fight at UFC 214

Jones, once widely considered the worlds best pound-for-pound fighter, will look to get his career back on track at UFC 214 on 29 July Jon Jones will fight Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title in the disgraced fighters first bout after serving a one-year ban for a positive drug test. Jones, 29, will meet Cormier in a rematch …

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Holly Holm disturbances Ronda Rousey for UFC title in historic unnerve

Holm enters dazing disturbed of Rousey for womens bantamweight entitlement at UFC 193 Among her many media indebtedness in the lead-up to her UFC bantamweight title defense in Melbourne on Sunday, Ronda Rousey answered questions for virtually 50 straight instants among a massive scrum of reporters. Perhaps the most interesting thing she did came as a pronouncement: Holly Holm, the …

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