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Nov 20

Frampton needs extra fight, says Warren

Promoter Frank Warren believes Carl Frampton should look for another opponent before challenging for a world title next summer.

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Nov 19

Paddy Barnes delighted with performance in stoppage win

Paddy Barnes says he produced his best performance since turning pro as he lifted the WBO intercontinental flyweight title by stopping Nicaraguan Eliecer Quezada in six rounds.

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Nov 19

Jamie Conlan admits he was “no match” for classy Jerwin Ancajas

Jamie Conlan admits he was “no match” for champion Jerwin Ancajas, who stopped the Belfast man in six rounds in their IBF super-flyweight title contest.

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Nov 19

Frampton says he was tested by ‘hard man’ Garcia in winning ring return

Carl Frampton says he made the mistake of allowing Horacio Garcia to “fight his fight” as he had to work hard to beat the Mexican on points.

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Nov 18

Carl Frampton beats Horacio Garcia on points on return to ring

Belfast boxer Carl Frampton beats Mexican Horacio Garcia on points on his return to the ring after 10 months out of action.

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Nov 18

Jamie Conlan fails in bid to secure IBF super-flyweight belt

Jamie Conlan fails in his bid to win the IBF super-flyweight title as he is stopped in the sixth round by champion Jerwin Ancajas.

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Nov 17

Carl Frampton ready to ‘put on show’ in Garcia fight

Carl Frampton says it is the ‘best I’ve ever felt’ as he made the weight for Saturday’s comeback fight against Mexican Horacio Garcia at the SSE Arena in Belfast.

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Nov 17

Frank Warren says Carl Frampton must ‘keep his eye on the ball’ on his return to the ring

Boxing promoter Frank Warren is warning Carl Frampton not to take his eye off the ball ahead of their first fight together

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Nov 17

Joseph Parker: WBO champion tells Anthony Joshua ‘pay me respectable 40%’

Joseph Parker tells Anthony Joshua to pay him a “respectable 40%” for a chance to fight for the New Zealander’s WBO title next year.

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Nov 17

Cris Cyborg Defends Women’s Featherweight Title Against Holly Holm at UFC 219

The reigning UFC women’s featherweight champion will put her title on the line against Holly Holm at UFC 219 on Dec. 30 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the matchup on Thursday evening. BREAKING: There’s a title on the line at #UFC219!@CrisCyborg is set to defend her

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Nov 16

Frampton predicts ‘explosive’ return to ring against Garcia

Carl Frampton says he will stop Mexican Horacio Garcia in Belfast on Saturday and set up a return to the world title stage in 2018.

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Nov 16

Boxer Lawrence Okolie on being bullied at school for his weight

British boxer Lawrence Okolie opens up on being bullied at school for his weight and how playing sport built up his confidence and transformed his life.

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Nov 15

Tyron Woodley Willing to Fight Nate Diaz at UFC 219

Speculation has run rampant about the UFC trying to put together a welterweight fight between champion Tyron Woodley and Nate Diaz.

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Nov 15

Jamie Conlan ready to grab world title chance after long road

Jamie Conlan says he won’t let slip his big world title chance after a long road when he faces IBF super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas in Belfast on Saturday.

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Nov 15

John Dodson, Several Others, Suspended for 180 Days Following UFC Norfolk

Dustin Poirier and Anthony Pettis put on a Fight of the Night performance in the UFC Fight Night 120 main event on Saturday, but it came with a cost. Both are on the medical suspension list issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupati…

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Nov 15

Thursday Tap Out: Michael Bisping Will Fight Only Three Weeks After Loss to Georges St-Pierre

Roughly a week after losing the middleweight title at UFC 217 to Georges St-Pierre, Michael Bisping made headlines while simultaneously shocking the MMA community by accepting a fight on short notice.Another potential USADA violation for Anderson Silva…

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