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Mayweather taps out, calls upcoming fight against Japanese kickboxer ‘entertainment’

Friday, December 7th, 2018
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Floyd Mayweather says he and Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa will meet after all — but only in a nine-minute New Year's Eve exhibition.

F3 driver Sophia Floersch reportedly breaks spine in terrifying crash

Sunday, November 18th, 2018
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German Formula 3 driver Sophia Floersch suffered a broken spine in a horrific, high-speed crash at the Macau Grand Prix on Sunday. Floersch reportedly lost control in contact down a straightaway, launched off a curb and bounced off Sho Tsuboi’s car.

Unbeaten Mayweather to fight Japanese kickboxer on New Year’s Eve

Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Floyd Mayweather is planning on fighting Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on Dec. 31 in Saitama, north of Tokyo. The 41-year-old Mayweather is 50-0 in his boxing career but has never fought professionally under MMA rules.

Trainer Graham Motion sets sights on Queen’s Plate win

Friday, June 29th, 2018
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He's won the Kentucky Derby and two Breeders' Cup races. Now trainer Graham Motion has his sights on adding the $1-million Queen's Plate to his impressive resume. The 54-year-old native of Cambridge, England, will send two Sam-Son Farm horses postward Saturday evening at Woodbine Racetrack.

Brad Gushue to face Kevin Koe in Players’ Championship quarter-finals

Friday, April 14th, 2017
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Tiebreakers will be needed to round out the quarter-finals at the Players' Championship. Seven of the eight spots on both the men's and women's side were confirmed on Friday after round-robin play, with Saturday morning's tiebreakers deciding the final spots. Brad Gushue will play Calgary's Kevin Koe in men's quarter-finals.

Ronda Rousey breaks silence with ‘rock bottom’ Instagram post

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Former UFC champ Ronda Rousey is turning to "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling for inspiration more than a week after getting humiliated in a comeback match against Amanda Nunes.

UFC star ‘Cyborg’ Justino facing potential doping violation

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
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Standout UFC fighter Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino has potentially violated the mixed martial arts promotion's anti-doping policy.

Man with terminal lung disease finishes marathon towing oxygen tank

Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Evans Wilson, who has terminal lung disease, defied his own doctor's orders to complete the Seattle Marathon Sunday while towing an oxygen tank.

McGregor KO’s Alvarez in historic night at New York

Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez in the second round to win the UFC lightweight title and become the first two-class champion in the promotion's history.

Pacquiao wins WBO welterweight title in front of Mayweather

Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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With Floyd Mayweather Jr. watching intently from a ringside seat, Manny Pacquiao dropped Jessie Vargas in the second round and bloodied his face Saturday night on his way to a lopsided decision that gave him a piece of the welterweight title once again.