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The UFC's lightweight champion says he will remain in quarantine in Russia, leaving the event, for which company president Dana White has yet to announce a site, in further turmoil.

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he won’t leave quarantine in Russia to fight

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"I accept full responsibility for my actions and I know that I have some personal work to do which involves the unhealthy relationship I have with alcohol," Jones said in a statement.

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has pleaded guilty to a second drunken driving offense in New Mexico

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"It was a very, very, very bad out of taste joke," Billy Joe Saunders, who may have jeopardized a shot at a lucrative title bout against Canelo Alvarez, said while apologizing for a video he posted.

His opponent, meanwhile, says he’s using the current situation as an excuse to back out of the fight.

Bellator is still hopeful of running its next mixed martial arts card on May 9

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The light heavyweight champion was booked and released in Albuquerque.

Albuquerque police say UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been arrested on suspicion of DWI and other offenses after officers heard gunshots and found him sitting in a parked vehicle with a gun

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Oct. 3 is among the dates in consideration for the third installment of the heavyweight showdown.

Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said

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"This fight needs us all," the UFC fighter exclaimed, a day after British boxing champion Tyson Fury encouraged his countrymen to "stay indoors."

He’s “99.9 percent” certain that he has secured a location.

The April 18 date for the fight remains firm.

That decision represented an abrupt shift from White's recent vow that fights will go on "unless there’s a total shutdown of the country."

The coronavirus outbreak had forced the first champion from the world's most populous country to move her training camp and remain away from home for extended period.

Wilder's elaborate tribute to Black History Month backfired, and he also expressed displeasure with a trainer who threw in the towel in the seventh round.

Tyson Fury scores two knockdowns and leaves little doubt in winning the WBC heavyweight championship in impressive fashion Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Nevada State Athletic Commission takes unprecedented step to ensure fighter and public safety following a physical confrontation during Wednesday's news conference promoting highly anticipated rematch.

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