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Feb 17

Groves beats Eubank Jr on points despite shoulder injury drama

• Groves sees out last round with one arm immobilised• Londoner into World Boxing Super Series final after brutal fightGeorge Groves finished a wild night in Manchester with his left arm hanging redundantly by his side, his WBA super-middleweight title…

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Feb 17

George Groves beats Chris Eubank Jr: World Boxing Super Series – as it happened

George Groves scored a unanimous points decision over Chris Eubank Jr in the semi-final of the World Boxing Super Series, in what was a dominant performance 11.58pm GMT Related: George Groves beats Chris Eubank Jr on points despite shoulder injury dra…

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Feb 17

Lyoto Machida vs. Vitor Belfort Agreed to for UFC 224 in Brazil

UFC 224 is starting to come together, and it looks like there is going to be at least one high profile Brazil vs. Brazil match-up on the fight card slated for May 12 in Rio de Janeiro. MMAWeekly.com sources confirmed that Lyoto Machida and Vitor Belfo…

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Feb 17

Donald Cerrone vs. Yancy Medeiros Gets Green Light at UFC Austin Weigh-ins

Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 126 got the green light following Saturday’s official weigh-ins in Austin, Texas.

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Feb 17

Expect to See the ‘WEC Kick-Ass Cowboy Cerrone’ at UFC Austin

For the first time in his 12-year mixed martial arts career Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will make the walk to the cage on a three-fight losing streak. While he’s trying to turn out of the skid, a win would also tie Cowboy for the most wins in UFC history. “I just found out that a win Sunday night ties

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Feb 17

Matt Mitrione Narrowly Defeats Roy Nelson (Bellator 194 Results)

The Bellator MMA cage was at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday for Bellator 194: Mitirone vs. Nelson 2. The event was headlined by a quarterfinal bout in the Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix between Matt Mitrione and Roy …

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Feb 17

Tyron Woodley Squashing His Beef with Dana White and RDA

Diaz had also talked about the possibility of such a fight. Top welterweight contender Rafael dos Anjos took umbrage with that and called Woodley out. UFC president Dana White didn’t like what was being reported and also called Woodley out, in not so pleasant terms.

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Feb 16

World Series of Boxing: British Lionhearts thrash Croatia 5-0 in Gateshead

The British Lionhearts thrash the Croatian Knights 5-0 in their World Boxing Series match in Gateshead.

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Feb 16

Khabib Nurmagomedov Won’t Give Conor McGregor Immediate Title Shot

Khabib Nurmagomedov believes there is no confusion about the UFC lightweight title that he is fighting for when he meets Tony Ferguson in the UFC 223 headliner on April 7 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Feb 16

Belligerent George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr trade verbal blows

• Super-middleweights fight in World Boxing Super Series semi-final• Groves: ‘I’m in the prime of my career, fighting better than ever’George Groves does not think Chris Eubank Jr is even the best Chris Eubank in his family – and the WBA champion recko…

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Feb 16

Skeleton: German Loelling sets the pace

By James Pearson PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – Germany’s Jacqueline Loelling set the pace in the opening two runs of the women’s Olympic skeleton on Friday as defending champion Lizzy Yarnold of Britain lay third in the standings. With a combined time of one minute 43.86 seconds, police

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Feb 16

George Groves v Chris Eubank Jr: Sparring tales, huge rewards, power meets speed – but who will win?

Why does Chris Eubank Jr think he has an edge over George Groves, why is the champion not the favourite and who do other pros feel will win on Saturday?

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Feb 15

Jorge Linares wants Vasyl Lomachenko bout ‘no matter what’

WBA world lightweight champion Jorge Linares says he wants to fight Vasyl Lomachenko “no matter what” amid speculation they will meet on 12 May.

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Feb 15

UFC Inks Invicta FC Flyweight Champion Jennifer Maia

Though the UFC’s women’s flyweight division has been heavily criticized for having few top tier fighters, it just got an immediate title contender.

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Feb 15

UFC fighter suffers gruesome groin injury during training

Sports injuries don’t really get worse than what Devin Powell had to endure.

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Feb 15

Olympics: Skeleton – South Korea’s Yun banks on home comforts

By Jane Chung PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korean skeleton slider Yun Sung-bin is not getting distracted in his bid to win his country’s first gold medal in the men’s skeleton at the Pyeongchang Olympics, his team’s head coach said on Wednesday. Lee Yong said Yun, the Olympic

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