Namajunas or Kowalkiewicz? Who gets the next UFC title shot

2016-07-25 21:54

The co-main event of UFC 201 pits two top strawweight contenders against one another with the winner most likely to get a crack at the title.


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UFC: Shevchenko vows revenge on Nunes

2016-07-25 16:40

There is a new women's bantamweight title contender in UFC and her name is Valentina Shevchenko.

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Unbeaten boxers square off in unification fight

2016-07-22 08:10

There will be plenty at stake, including a date with Manny Pacquiao, when Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol duke it out on Saturday.

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Gold medals in Rio barely gold at all...

2016-07-20 20:03

There's no such thing as a "gold" medal, not at these upcoming Rio Olympics _ and really, not ever

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Brock Lesnar failed fight-night doping test

2016-07-20 07:16

The UFC says heavyweight Brock Lesnar failed a second doping test in a sample taken on the night of his victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200.

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Half of Brazilians anti Rio Olympics

2016-07-20 07:16

Exactly 50 percent of Brazilians oppose hosting the Olympics in Rio in less than three weeks, a poll has found.

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Russia's Rio status hangs by thread

2016-07-19 13:36

The International Olympic Committee is holding emergency talks to decide Russia's status for the Rio Olympics.

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Kremlin condemns 'dangerous interference' in sport

2016-07-18 21:41

The Kremlin has condemned what it called a "dangerous" return to political interference in sport WADA called for Russia to be banned from Rio.

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China send 416 athletes to Rio

2016-07-18 13:01

China will be sending 416 athletes in total to the Rio de Janeiro Games next month, including 35 former Olympic champions.

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AIBA denies bid to take over boxing

2016-07-25 16:33

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has denied accusations it is trying to take over the sport.

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Three reasons to watch UFC on FOX 20

2016-07-21 22:04

As another weekend approaches with it comes another big night of fights as the UFC touches down in Chicago.

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2 Russian weightlifters banned for doping

2016-07-20 12:18

Two Russian weightlifters have been banned for doping in a further hit to the credibility of both Russian sport ahead of the Rio Olympics.

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Lauzon, Miller set for UFC rematch

2016-07-19 19:10

A rematch of one of the UFC's most memorable fights is set to happen soon as Joe Lauzon and Jim Miller face off.

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IOC ban Russian sports minister from Rio

2016-07-19 17:48

The IOC has barred Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko and other ministry officials from attending the Rio Games.

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Mouse hole and 'magicians' - how Russia doped

2016-07-19 10:04

A discreet "mouse hole" through a wall, hid tampered samples had night-time visits by Russian secret service agents dubbed "the magicians".

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WADA: Ban Russia until 'culture change' achieved

2016-07-18 17:41

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called for global sport bodies to bar Russia from any sports activities.

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Holly Holm stunned at UFC Chicago

2016-07-24 09:40

Valentina Shevchenko stunned Holly Holm at UFC Chicago, unanimously outpointing the former UFC champion.

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Gloom, anger for Russian athletes due to miss Rio

2016-07-21 21:28

Russian athletes reacted with a mixture of anger and despair after the Court of Arbitration for Sport dashed their dreams of competing in Rio.

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Retired wrestlers sue WWE for neurological injuries

2016-07-20 07:16

The WWE has been sued by dozens of retired male and female wrestlers seeking to hold it responsible for neurological injuries they suffered in bouts.

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IOC studying 'legal options' on Russian ban

2016-07-19 19:02

The IOC will study "legal options" before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics.

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4 Russian officials suspended over doping saga

2016-07-19 16:43

Russia's sports minister suspended four more officials over allegations of state-run doping as the IOC could ban them from the Rio Games.

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IOC's future at stake over Russia's Rio fate

2016-07-19 11:17

If the IOC does not ban Russia from the Rio Olympics for a state-supported doping scheme, they face possible destruction, athletes warned.

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Rizin signs Mirko Cro Crop for September tourney

2016-07-18 17:39

MMA fighter Mirko Cro Crop will return to Japan in September to fight in a Rizine tournament.


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