Month: June 2017

12:27 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez expects a knockout when he challenges world middleweight No. 1 Gennady Golovkin on September 16. The Mexican meets Golovkin for his
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Parts of this interview were conducted in Spanish and have been translated. Read it in Spanish here. Miguel Cabrera’s baseball resume features two MVP awards, 11 All-Star game appearances, the only triple crown since 1967 and a 2003 World Series ring. But when he came to the U.S. to play, he stepped into an entirely
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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct and fleeing in Fayetteville (Ark.) District Court. Mayfield reached a plea bargain last week resulting in a total of $480 in fines for the three charges, according to the court. Mayfield also owes $483.20 in restitution. Prosecutors dropped a resisting
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This week’s official announcement of the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match generated a flurry of betting action that caused Las Vegas sportsbooks to significantly trim the odds on Mayweather, who is the favorite, and left them holding lopsided action on McGregor. When the fight was announced Wednesday, Mayweather, the former boxing pound-for-pound king, was listed
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Cris “Cyborg” Justino will face Megan Anderson in the co-main event of UFC 214 next month for the newly vacant women’s featherweight championship, the organization announced Monday. The belt will be up for grabs July 29 in Anaheim, California as UFC stripped Germaine de Randamie of the title for refusing to fight Justino. “UFC has
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A 27-year-old Aussie by the name of Megan Anderson believes she can upset an all-time great, win a UFC championship and bring stability to a new division — all in the same night. Anderson (9-2) is scheduled to face Cris “Cyborg” Justino (17-1), the most dominant female fighter ever, for the UFC’s vacant featherweight title
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