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Wladimir Klitschko Sends Touching Message To Andy Lee Following Retirement

Wladimir Klitschko has lauded former WBO middleweight titleholder Andy Lee as “an amazing champion and person” after the Irishman announced his retirement earlier in the week. Klitschko teamed up with the legendary Emanuel Steward a couple of fights after suffering the second stoppage defeat of his career, a devastating second-round TKO at the hands of Corrie Sanders in 2003. Though Klitschko …

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Watch: Jeremy Stephens Scores Brutal But Controversial KO Win Over Josh Emmett

Jeremy Stephens scored his second spectacular stoppage win of 2018 on Saturday night in Orlando, as he rendered Josh Emmett thoroughly unconscious with a vicious barrage of strikes in the second round of the UFC on Fox 28 main event. The finish, however, was not without its controversy, as Stephens appeared to land several illegal strikes amidst the conclusive salvo. Though …

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Following UFC Dublin Reports, John Kavanagh Was Straight In With Cracking Main Event Suggestion

After the emergence of a report suggesting that the UFC is planning to make its long-awaited return to Dublin in the not too distant future, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh was quick to put one of his gym’s biggest names forward as a candidate for the main event slot. MMAFighting reported on Friday that the world’s premier MMA promotion will …

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UFC Close To Finalizing Kevin Lee Vs. Edson Barboza For UFC Fight Night 128

April is going to be an absolutely huge month for the UFC lightweight division. On April 7th, Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will meet at UFC 223 in Brooklyn to determine a successor to Conor McGregor’s lightweight throne. Earlier that same evening, the division’s ninth-ranked contender, Michael Chiesa, will return from a ten-month layoff to face former champion, Anthony Pettis. …

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‘Super’ Sage Northcutt Receives A Super Polite Call-Out From England’s Marc Diakiese

English lightweight Marc Diakiese issued a call-out with all the hostility of play-date invitation on Monday, as he tried to land himself a fight with Sage Northcutt. Doncaster’s Diakiese took to Twitter to gauge ‘Super’ Sage’s interest in a potential showdown during International Fight Week in July. “Hello Mr. [Sage Northcutt], super exciting win at the weekend,” wrote Diakiese, referring …

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Twitter Was Awash With Tributes After Andy Lee Announced His Retirement On Monday

Twitter has been awash with tributes for Andy Lee after the popular boxer announced his retirement on Monday. Athens Olympian and former WBO middleweight champion Andy Lee officially called time on his professional boxing career on Monday, telling Off the Ball’s Joe Molloy, “[Boxing] has defined my life, it has defined who I am but it’s the right time to call …

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Callum Smith To Face Ex-Glory Kickboxing Champ After Juergen Braehmer Withdraws From WBSS Semi

The last obstacle on Callum Smith’s road to the super-middleweight final of the World Boxing Super Series(WBSS) will now be Dutchman Nieky Holzken and not German veteran Juergen Braehmer. Former WBO and WBA light-heavyweight champion Braehmer, who outpointed American Rob Brant in his quarter-final last October, has pulled out of his scheduled semi-final clash with Smith due to a bout …

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Curtis Millender Reveals Interesting Reason Why He Wants Mickey Gall Next

Standing in the octagon immediately after his impressive UFC debut in Austin on Sunday night, rangy, dangerous welterweight Curtis Millender said that he has a “hit list and everybody’s on it” but the promotional newcomer later revealed that he does have a specific opponent in mind for his next outing. Millender came close to finishing Brazilian veteran and former UFC welterweight title …

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Highly-Touted Prospect Tom Duquesnoy Added To UFC London

In his UFC debut last April, Tom Duquesnoy delivered exactly what European MMA fans had been telling the rest of the world to expect from the 135-pounder, an exciting performance and a big finish. That’s what the young Frenchman had delivered time and time again during his run in BAMMA. From 2013 to 2016, Duquesnoy went 7-0 with 1 no contest …

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Watch: UFC Newcomer Curtis Millender Scores Spectacular KO On Promotional Debut

Welterweight Curtis Millender booked his ticket to the UFC with back-to-back head-kick knockouts and he extended his streak of spectacular finishes in his promotional debut on Sunday night in Austin. The left knee was the weapon that ‘Curtious’ Curtis used to get the job done on this occasion, finishing former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves via KO in the …

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Watch: Prince Naseem Hamed Verbally Decimates Chris Eubank Jr. After WBSS Semi-Final

It looks as though Prince Naseem Hamed the broadcaster is going to be every bit as outspoken, outrageous, abrasive, divisive, unique and downright entertaining as Prince Naseem Hamed the boxer was in the 90’s and early 00’s. ‘Naz’ worked ITV’s broadcast of the World Boxing Super Series(WBSS) super-middleweight semi-final between countrymen George Groves and Chris Eubank Jr. at the Manchester …

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