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Floyd Mayweather ‘must move on’ after the failure to move Conor McGregor fight

Five-division boxing champion says he tried and failed to make landmark superfight with favourite UFC champion It would come as no surprise if Floyd Mayweather Jr, the five-division macrocosm champ who announced he was ceasing boxing after a unanimous-decision win over Andre Berto last year, is out of retirement for another eight-figure payday. The undefeated Mayweather walked away last September …

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Conor McGregor allegations he has agreed a cope to oppose Floyd Mayweather

Mixed martial art endorse Conor McGregor claims he has agreed a slew to fight Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring Mixed martial art champion Conor McGregor claims he has agreed a deal to push Floyd Mayweather in the boxing ring. McGregor, who currently accommodates the UFC lightweight deed, has concluded his surface of the negotiation process and hopes Mayweather will …

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UFC orders Holly Holm to wait for July rematch with Ronda Rousey

Newly minted UFC womens bantamweight champion must wait for immediate rematch with Rousey, organization says Holly Holms first defense of the UFC womens bantamweight title will be a summer rematch with Ronda Rousey despite Holms wishes to fight sooner. Its Rousey, Dana White, president of the worlds largest mixed martial arts promotion, told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, confirming …

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Cheating, hockey and padded stats: why Canada struggles at Summer Olympics

The Winter Activity are fruitful hunting floor for Canadians but the same cant be said when it comes to contender in warmer climes After four years of waiting, the large-hearted minute is almost here. The seeings of “the worlds” will be focused on Rio next week, as the planets greatest athletes gather and the ceremonial lamp is ignited for the …

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Jon Jones’ UFC suspension increased after officials discover the consequences of dose experiment

Jones, 28, are positive for clomiphene and letrozole, and shall be maintained hung until formal hearing later in the year Jon Joness suspension from the octagon has been extended after officials discovered on Monday that the UFC adept are positive for two censored estrogen blockers, clomiphene and letrozole. The Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed that Jones had clomiphene and letrozole …

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Kimbo Slice was awaiting center transplant when he died

Popular mixed martial arts star had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure and was awaiting transplant Kimbo Slice, the street brawler turned mixed martial arts star who died on Monday aged 42, had been diagnosed with heart failure and was awaiting a heart transplant. Slice complained of severe abdominal pain, shortness of breath and nausea on Friday when he was …

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MMA’s popularity is no defence for legal killing | Johnny Watterson

There is no precedent in organised play for the savagery of Joao Carvalhos beating in Dublin where the line was crossed The death of Joo Carvalho plays out to the backdrop of an orchestra of screaming, excited followers, many of them children. Some leave their accommodates to run up to the cable mesh environment. Regarding it with both handwritings they …

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Boxers and followers both must reconcile with MMA’s base, harsh actualities

Josh Gross: The death of Joao Carvalho serves as a grisly reminder of the potential consequences facing mixed martial artists who choose to enter the octagon Mixed martial artists tightrope between exaltation and calamity with a precariousness unfamiliar to all but “the worlds largest” daring athletes. To fight professionally in a cage or a doughnut is to intentionally flirt with …

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Kellie Maloney: ‘Tyson Fury a demon who’s intersected the line’

( CNN) Ever since becoming world heavyweight champ , British boxer Tyson Fury has been fighting for his reputation after allegedly representing homophobic and sexist comments. Now one of Britain’s most successful boxing promoters Kellie Maloney, who has previously finagled a former world heavyweight, has called for Fury to be impressed off a prestigious boasts award shortlist. Kellie, who was …

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Former MMA fighter War Machine sentenced to life for kidnapping

The former mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, known more commonly as War Machine, has been sentenced to life in prison The former mixed martial arts fighter Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, known more commonly as War Machine, has been sentenced to life in prison after he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and beat his ex-girlfriend in 2014. Koppenhaver was convicted by a …

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