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Boxer Joe Joyce: ‘Picasso inspires me as much as Ali’

Boxer Joe Joyce tells Newsbeat he is turning professional, but boxing isn’t his only passion, he loves painting too.

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Pulled from UFC on FOX 26 Card

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira has been pulled from his planned bout with Jared Cannonier, which had been scheduled for Dec. 16 at UFC on FOX 26 in Winnipeg. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency informed Nogueira of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming …

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Dana White: Women’s MMA is ‘Like a (Expletive) Rocket Ship Right Now’

Pioneer promoters like Jeff Osborne of Hook-N-Shoot were putting on all-women fight cards in the early 2000’s. Elite XC put women’s fighting on mainstream television and built the public’s interest in seeing females fight. Gina Carano became the face of women’s MMA while competing in

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Carl Frampton: ‘For two years I was counting the days to retirement’

After losing his world title, his unbeaten record, his trainer and his love of boxing, Frampton feels reborn and may even fight for five more years – if his wife lets himBy Paul Gibson for The Balls of Wrath, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkA little …

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Billy Joe Saunders v David Lemieux: WBO middleweight title bout set for Montreal

Billy Joe Saunders will defend his WBO middleweight title against Canada’s David Lemieux in Montreal in December.

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Dana White is No Longer Invested in Jon Jones

The interim belt was taken away when Jones tested positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole prior to a planned unification bout with Daniel Cormier. After returning from suspension, Jones made it all the way to the cage with Cormier …

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Ryan Burnett: Belfast bantamweight bullish for Zhanat Zhakiyanov fight

Ryan Burnett plans to inflict a painful defeat on Zhanat Zhakiyanov in the first defence of his IBF world bantamweight title.

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It is only human to cry, says ex-heavyweight champion Bruno

Former world heavyweight champion Frank Bruno tells Victoria Derbyshire it is important for men to be open about their mental health.

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Dana White Doesn’t Believe Georges St-Pierre Would Retire After a Loss at UFC 217

The UFC is beginning his reboot with a bout against Michael Bisping at UFC 217 on Nov. 4 in New York. In the lead-up to his first fight back, St-Pierre has stated numerous times that he wants to build on the legacy he started during his previous stint…

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Anthony Joshua: World champion says he is ‘in no rush’ to fight in the US

British world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he is “in no rush” to fight in the United States.

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Fans pay price for anticlimax of Joshua versus stand-in Takam | Kevin Mitchell

When the replacement for injured Kubrat Pulev was announced for Cardiff world heavyweight fight he must have been the most Googled boxer in the businessCarlos Takam, a heavyweight contender of towering anonymity, will be excited and no doubt surprised …

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Patrick Cummins Declares He’s Pulling Out of UFC 217

Patrick Cummins is apparently pulling the plug on UFC 217. Alongside a photo showing a grotesquely swollen right foot, Cummins said that he had a bad staph infection that would apparently force him off of the UFC 217 fight card. “IV antibiotics aren’t killing my mutant staph infection,” he wrote

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Dana White: Ronda Rousey Doesn’t Get Enough Credit

It doesn’t appear likely that Ronda Rousey will return to the Octagon, but that’s not going to stop UFC president Dana White with heaping praise on the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion. Despite the massive success that Conor McGregor has achieved, White credits much of the UFC’

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Trying to Block Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson

With UFC president Dana White all but confirming that Conor McGregor will defend his title against Tony Ferguson in his next bout, undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking to spoil “El Cucuy’s” party. Ferguson earned his shot at McGregor by defeating…

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Dana White Lays Out a Path to Conor McGregor vs. Georges St-Pierre

In the age of the “money fight,” it’s tough to avoid the possibility of a showdown between cash cow Conor McGregor and former pay-per-view king Georges St-Pierre. McGregor has stated numerous times that he’s on board with the biggest fights that the UFC could offer him and he’s already competed

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Anthony Joshua to fight Carlos Takam after Kubrat Pulev is forced to withdraw

• Bulgarian challenger suffers shoulder injury in training• Joshua will now face France’s Takam on 28 OctoberCarlos Takam has replaced Kubrat Pulev as the challenger to world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua on 28 October after a shoulder injury for…

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