Column: Intrigue building as big punching heavyweights meet in series of fights

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Khabib Nurmagomedov says Conor McGregor would need to win 10 straight fights to earn a rematch for his UFC title

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A former Cuban Olympic wrestling champion and pro mixed-martial arts fighter has been convicted of helping to arrange the murder of a South Florida interior designer

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Naoya Inoue won a unanimous decision over Nonito Donaire in the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight final

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Naoya Inoue won a unanimous decision over Nonito Donaire in the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight final

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Authorities in Alabama released a snippet of surveillance camera video of Aniah Blanchard, stepdaughter of heavyweight Walt Harris, shortly before she disappeared last week.

The Irishman says the Jan. 18 fight is the first en route to a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Jones later apologized for the tweet aimed at Tony Ferguson, whose wife filed a restraining order against him earlier this year, saying he was “paranoid and delusional.”

“Pat’s kindness, positivity, and generosity of spirit made a lasting impression with everyone he met,” Day’s manager said of the 27-year-old Long Island native, who was taken from the ring on a stretcher after a loss to Charles Conwell.

The Long Island native was reportedly placed in a medically induced coma after he was knockout by Charles Conwell in their super welterweight bout.

The fighter is in intensive care but is expected to survive.

The Ohio-born, Las Vegas-based WBC welterweight champion temporarily moves camp to the nation's capital ahead of Saturday night's unification bout against Errol Spence Jr.

The Ukrainian boxer has added the World Boxing Council belt to his collection.

Zhang Weili needed just 42 seconds to dethrone Brazil's Jessica Andrade in the main event at UFC Shenzhen.

"Sorry folks, that’s just how I felt about a so-called Irishman punching an old man in a bar," the bar's Irish owner says in Facebook video.

Miocic (19-3) became the most accomplished heavyweight fighter in UFC history after winning his fifth title at Saturday’s UFC 241 Heavyweight Championship.

The man appeared to decline a glass of McGregor's personal line of whiskey, which the UFC star was pouring for patrons.

The heavyweights will headline "UFC Fight Night on ESPN" set for Dec. 7 at Capital One Arena.

Henry Cejudo’s challenge to Valentina Shevchenko likely will never happen, however.

Aspen Ladd and Yana Kunitskaya are both top-10 bantamweights, but the main event has yet to be finalized for UFC's first visit to D.C. since 2011.

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