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Joshua open to MMA crossover fight

Britain’s Anthony Joshua (C) walks away after knocking down Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko in the eleventh round to win their IBF, IBO and WBA, world Heavyweight title fight at Wembley Stadium in north west London on April 29, 2017.Britain’s Anthony Joshua ...

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Pliskova, Halep lead five-woman fight for No. 1

CINCINNATI — With sidelined Serena Williams about to have a baby, five players have a chance to grab the world number one ranking at this week’s US Open tuneup event in Cincinnati. Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion who announced ...

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McGregor fight won't go the distance, says Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather & Conor McGregor Press Conference – London, Britain – July 14, 2017 Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor during the press conference. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather has said ...

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Sugary drinks tax seen to boost obesity fight

MANILA – Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages will help reduce consumption, boosting the fight against obesity that is costly and hurts productivity, an economist said Tuesday. President Rodrigo Duterte is seeking a P10 per liter excise tax under a system-wide overhaul that ...

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MMA: Russian fighter who KO'd Folayang wants to fight 'Landslide' again

A familiar face wants a rematch against Eduard Folayang. Handout photo The last man who beat Eduard Folayang would like to fight the “Landslide” again. Timofey Nastyukhin hopes to get past Japan’s Koji Ando this weekend and set a possible ...

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Nadine Lustre's mother wins cancer fight

After battling lymphoma for two years, the mother of Nadine Lustre, Myraquel Paguia, finally has some good news.  On Friday, Paguia posted on her private Instagram account that doctors have told her that her cancer appears to be in remission. ...

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Cool Smashers’ comeback takes fight out of UP’s campaign

FLU GAME. Creamline battled the flu and battled a two-set deficit to keep its spotless slate intact. Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports In the first two sets, Creamline was not the same Creamline that has dominated thus far in the 2017 ...

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Boxing: Is Mark Magsayo ready to fight for world championship?

Referee awed by Magsayo’s KO win vs Daniel Diaz It’s been a week since Mark Magsayo handily defeated Daniel Diaz, but referee Danrex Tapdasan remains awed by the way the rising featherweight Filipino fighter easily disposed of his tough Nicaraguan ...

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Trainer acknowledges Pacquiao's corner in disarray during Jeff Horn fight

Freddie Roach acknowledged that Manny Pacquiao’s corner was in disarray during the Filipino boxer’s fight with Jeff Horn, confirming a similar claim by promoter Bob Arum. Roach said it was difficult giving out instructions to Pacquiao in between rounds because ...

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WATCH: Pacquiao, Horn weigh in for Sunday fight

[embedded content] MANILA – Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn weighed in on Saturday morning at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia for their WBO welterweight championship fight. Both fighters met the 147-pound limit, with Pacquiao tipping the scales at 146 ...

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