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Anthony Joshua leads way as Sports Personality of the Year nominees revealed

• Lewis Hamilton, Chris Froome and Johanna Konta also nominated • No rugby players or male cricketers on 12-strong Spoty shortlistThe heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua heads a 12-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award that …

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Anthony Joshua leads way as Sports Personality of the Year nominees revealed

• Lewis Hamilton, Chris Froome and Johanna Konta also nominated • No rugby players or male cricketers on 12-strong Spoty shortlistThe heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua heads a 12-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award that …

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Carl Frampton: Former promoters take legal action

A statement from Mr Frampton’s solicitors said he is “deeply disappointed” by the move.

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Nicola Adams: ‘I can’t start a family while I’m still boxing. But it’s something I’d like to do’

The double Olympic champion on early family battles, the psychology of the ring, and the two women who have been the bedrock of her lifeA tracksuited Nicola Adams walks into 34 Mayfair in the West End of London much in the way you’ve seen her approach …

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Sergey Kovalev rebounds with swift TKO to capture light heavyweight belt

Kovalev destroys Vyacheslav Shabranskyy for WBO light heavyweight title‘Krusher’ scores three knockdowns before stopping opponent in secondKovalev, 34, wins back belt that Andre Ward surrendered when he retiredSergey Kovalev made short work of Vyachesl…

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Chinese fighters get home crowd roaring in UFC debut

Chinese fighters won five out of eight bouts Saturday including one of the quickest-ever UFC knockouts as the world’s richest mixed martial arts promotion debuted in mainland China. The UFC’s “Shanghai Fight Night” comes as top promotions set their sights on China, where MMA’s

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Li’s knockout win puts China on UFC map

By Engen Tham SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Fans flocked to the first event staged in mainland China by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as a new generation added their names to a proud martial arts history that stretches back thousands of years. Tick…

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Ben Askren Stops Shinya Aoki at ONE: ‘Immortal Pursuit,’ Retires Undefeated

Ben Askren easily overcame the final challenge of his MMA career at ONE: ‘Immortal Pursuit.’ The American needed less than a minute to stop Shinya Aoki at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, defend his welterweight title, and register his 18th career win.

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Ben Askren Leaves Door on Retirement Cracked Open, Slams Dana White Again

Ben Askren‘s storied career has come to an end… most likely. Following a 57-second drubbing of Japanese legend Shinya Aoki at ONE Championship: Immortal Pursuit on Friday in Singapore, Askren continued to stick by his plan to retire from active mixed martial arts competition. Askren’s MMA career

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Ex-champ Michael Bisping eager to put title loss to Georges St-Pierre behind him

Michael Bisping, shown kicking Georges St-Pierre on Nov. 4 in their middleweight title fight in New York, returns to action Saturday against Kelvin Gastelum in a bout streamed on UFC Fight Pass. To an outsider, it appears that Michael Bisping may have…

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Martin Nguyen Going After Third ONE Championship Belt

Martin Nguyen won the ONE Championship featherweight and lightweight titles this year. In a video interview at Wednesday’s face-offs ahead of ONE: Immortal Pusuit, Chatri Sityodtong, the promotion’s CEO and Chairman, confirmed to MMA Nytt that the fight would probably take place in March. Nguyen

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Michael Bisping and Kelvin Gastelum Hit the Mark; One UFC Shanghai Fighter Misses Weight

The UFC Shanghai main event between Michael Bisping and Kelvin Gastelum got the green light following Thursday’s official weigh-in, but it wasn’t without hesitation. 

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Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker bout ‘won’t happen at 35%’, says Eddie Hearn

Anthony Joshua “would love to fight” Joseph Parker but Eddie Hearn says the New Zealander will not receive 35% of the revenue.

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James Toney: I should’ve knocked Donald Trump’s head off and saved the world lots of trouble

Twenty-six years after their first meeting Donald McRae catches up again with his favourite boxer as the outspoken 49-year-old former world champion prepares for an exhibition fight in Bristol before embarking on a career as a bounty hunter“Why?” James…

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Joseph Parker offers £20,000 for knockdown footage and ‘gifts’ for videos of Anthony Joshua

WBO world heavyweight champion Joseph Parker offers £20,000 to anyone who can provide video footage of him being knocked down.

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IOC bans four Russian skeleton athletes for life over Sochi doping

Four Russian skeleton athletes, including Olympic champion Alexander Tretyakov, have been banned for life from the Olympics after being found guilty of doping at the 2014 Sochi Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. Tretya…

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