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  • UFC 187 Results: Donald Cerrone Smashes John Makdessi's Jaw, Stakes Claim to Title Shot

    Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was supposed to be fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 187 on Saturday night. Nurmagomedov, however, fell out of the fight due to injury, so John Makdessi stepped up for the opportunity of his career to try and derail Cerrone’s seven-fight winning streak. Before the fight,…

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  • DeGale defeats Dirrell to make British history

    James DeGale became the first British fighter to win Olympic gold and a professional title, defeating Andre Dirrell on Saturday to claim the vacant International Boxing Federation super middleweight crown. The 29-year-old Englishman knocked down the American twice in the second round, Dirrell…

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  • AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get…

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  • Russia's Drozd beats Janik to defend WBC cruiserweight title

    Russia's Grigory Drozd defended his WBC cruiserweight title for the first time Friday, defeating Poland's Lukasz Janik with a ninth-round technical knockout. Cheered on by a raucous and nationalist home crowd in the Russian capital, Drozd weakened Janik with a succession of body shots before…

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  • UFC 187 Results: Joseph Benavidez Grabs Decision Over John Moraga

    Joseph Benavidez beat John Moraga in the opening fight of the main card at UFC 187 in Las Vegas on Saturday. Benavidez controlled the bout from bell to bell, winning a unanimous decision with scores of 30-27 across the board. After taking a head kick, Benavidez unloaded a barrage of punches early…

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  • England's James DeGale wins IBF super middleweight title

    BOSTON (AP) — James DeGale became the first British fighter to win an Olympic gold medal and a professional world title Saturday, unanimously outpointing Andre Dirrell at Boston University's Agganis Arena to take the vacant International Boxing Federation super middleweight title.

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