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Nurmagomedov Challenges Mayweather to Clash

Los Angeles (AFP) – Mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken a page out of Conor McGregor’s playbook and issued a challenge to undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather.

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Alvarez Wins Narrow Decision for Middleweight Title

Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought 24 rounds in the space of a year, with little to pick between them. When the scorecards were totaled Saturday night, though, the judges crowned a new middleweight champion of the world — but just barely.

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Mayweather Says Pacquiao Rematch on Cards This Year

Mayweather earned an estimated $220 million from his first fight with Pacquiao. Former world welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather said Saturday he will face Manny Pacquiao later this year in a rematch of their 2015 superfight.

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Top Rank Boxing Still Tops For Big Fights

For decades Top Rank Boxing has brought us some of the best fights in the history of the sport. The latest edition of bouts from the long running promotion company proves Top Rank is still tops.

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Top Rank: Boxing Wildly Popular with Young Fans

Boxing used to be king in the United States. Listen for sports references in popular music and they’re almost always about boxing or baseball. Today it’s all about Brady and LeBron but it used to be names like Johnson, Louis, Marciano, and Ali that were all the rage.

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Mayweather Legacy Faces Challenge from Thai ‘Dwarf Giant’

After a career laden with belts, cash and kudos, boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr retired undefeated over 50 fights — but his flawless record faces an unlikely challenge from an obscure Thai fighter known as the “dwarf giant”.

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Canelo Alvarez Banned 6 Months for Failed Drug Test

Las Vegas (AFP) – Mexican middleweight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was handed a six-month ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday over the failed drug test which forced his rematch with Gennady Golovkin to be cancelled.

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Rougarou Attack: Regis Prograis Set to Become the Star Boxing Needs

The Rougarou is defined as a legendary creature in Laurentian French communities linked to European notions of the werewolf. For boxer Regis Prograis, the nickname “Rougarou” is the perfect fit. Prograis doesn’t just box, he fights. He tries to destroy his opponent. He is the Rougarou.

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Alvarez Tests Positive Ahead of Golovkin Showdown Bout

Los Angeles (AFP) – Mexican middleweight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, prepping for a May 5 title rematch with Gennady Golovkin, has tested positive for banned clenbuterol, his promoters blaming tainted meat.

AFP KEVORK DJANSEZIAN