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  • Report: Gamblers not interested in Floyd Mayweather Jr

    It may come as a shock, but Floyd Mayweather Jr., whose 2013 earnings of $105 million made him the highest-paid athlete in the world, doesn’t attract nearly the amount of gambling interest that he once did. “He’s a draw, but it’s not translating to the betting window,” said Jay Rood, the VP for…

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  • Floyd Mayweather opens door to Manny Pacquiao fight on Saturday night, slams it shut on Sunday morning

    Undefeated boxing sensation Floyd Mayweather Jr. promised combat sports fans "a big surprise" in 2015, to follow his unanimous decision win over Marcos Maidana last Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014) inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first thought was a potential "super fight"…

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  • UFC 180: Diego Sanchez blows a gasket, unloads on pillow-fisted Norman Parke

    UFC 180: Diego Sanchez blows a gasket, unloads on pillow-fisted Norman Parke Remember all those pleasantries from last month's press conference? Yeah, that's pretty much out the window. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran

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  • UFC champ Ronda Rousey 'glad that girls are taking the hint' on storylines in MMA

    UFC champ Ronda Rousey 'glad that girls are taking the hint' on storylines in MMA Mixed martial arts (MMA) can toe that line closer to WWE and to that end, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, a noted pro wrestling fan, is now celebrating that others are…

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  • Emanuel Newton on spinning backfist knockout of Joey Beltran: 'I felt his soul go into another dimension'

    Emanuel Newton on spinning backfist knockout of Joey Beltran: 'I felt his soul go into another dimension' "The Hardcore Kid" laid out Joey Beltran by way of spinning backfist in the third round of their light heavyweight title fight at Bellator 124 last Friday night (Sept. 12, 2014). Newton spoke…

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  • Latest UFC Fight Night 52 fight card and rumors for 'Hunt vs. Nelson' on Sept. 20 in Japan

    Latest UFC Fight Night 52 fight card and rumors for 'Hunt vs. Nelson' on Sept. 20 in Japan Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to "The Land of the Rising Sun" for UFC Fight Night 52, headlined

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    Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana (21 photos)

    Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos MaidanaFloyd Mayweather once again proved he's far and away the best fighter in the world by routing Marcos Maidana on Saturday before 16,144 at the MGM Grand Garden, retaining the WBC welterweight and super welterweight titles

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  • AIBA recognizes Boxing India ahead of Asian Games

    Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport's amateur world governing body gave provisional recognition to a new national federation. AIBA president C.K. Wu issued a statement Tuesday saying the new entity, Boxing India, has been…

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  • MMA Quick Quote: Ex-Bellator boss Bjorn Rebney was full of empty promises

    MMA Quick Quote: Ex-Bellator boss Bjorn Rebney was full of empty promises And "The Huntington Beach Bad Boy," for one, was happy to see Scott Coker replace him as head cheese. "I was so happy. I was real calm. Bjorn Rebney just made empty promises

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  • Floyd Mayweather: Marcos Maidana needs to move over to MMA with the rest of the dirty fighters

    Floyd Mayweather: Marcos Maidana needs to move over to MMA with the rest of the dirty fighters Marcos Maidana might want to work on his takedown defense, as he could have a long and prosperous career in mixed martial arts (MMA). That's according

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  • WSOF 13 results: Moraes submits Bollinger, Dugulubgov stops Chapman in co-main event

    WSOF 13 took place at Sands Resort Casino in Bethlehem, Penn., on Sat. night (Sept. 13, 2014). Marlon Moraes submitted Cody Bollinger by rear-naked choke in a 147-pound catchweight fight, and Ozzy Dugulubgov knocked out Isaiah Chapman in the co-main event.

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  • UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson fight card

    UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson fight card A look at Saturday, September 20th's UFC Fight Night in Saitama, Japan, where heavyweights Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson meet in a Fight Pass-streamed main event. MMA fans are in for a treat next Saturday

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  • Could Pacquiao fight be in cards for Mayweather?

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. may have boxed himself into a corner by outboxing Marcos Maidana in their rematch. "If the Pacquiao fight happens, it happens," Mayweather said Saturday night after disposing of Maidana for the second time in four months.

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