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Rakhimov resigns from boxing body AIBA – ESPN

Controversial Uzbek businessman Gafur Rakhimov has stepped down as president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) after the body was ejected from the Olympic Games, and now faces great financial difficulty.  Jul 15, 2019 Associated Press Gafur Rakhimov, a businessman with alleged links to organized crime, resigned Monday as president of the International Boxing Association …
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Dana White explains why he’s not willing to make Georges St-Pierre vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov – MMA Fighting

When Georges St-Pierre retired, the former two division champion said that a big part of his decision came down to not getting the opportunity to face Khabib Nurmagomedov in a fight that could secure his legacy as arguably the greatest mixed martial artist of all time. St-Pierre already accomplished a lot during his career with …
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Amir Khan credits India's system for rise in boxing, singles out Bidhuri for Olympic glory – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Olympic medallist and professional star Amir Khan feels India has a robust system in place to keep producing good boxers for the world stage and singled out 2017 World Championship bronze-winner Gaurav Bidhuri for Olympic glory at the 2020 Tokyo Games. The 32-year-old from Bolton, who clinched the WBC international welterweight title …
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Why you should watch Jason Quigley vs. Tureano Johnson » Boxing News 24 Boxing News 24 – Boxing News 24

By Daniel Reed: This fight was intriguing to me the moment it was announced. It’s one of those crossroads fights in boxing that you feel compelled to tune in to. Middleweight is a talent-packed division right now. The top 10 at the weight consists of names like Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin, Daniel Jacobs, Jermall Charlo, …
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Boxing news: Tyson Fury jokes he will fight David Haye next as pair laugh off awkward reunion at Daniel – talkSPORT.com

OLD FOES The pair met at ringside and were interviewed together Tyson Fury and David Haye laughed off their old rivalry as they were reunited at the O2 Arena on Saturday night. The pair were interviewed together during the BT Sport broadcast of Daniel Dubois vs Nathan Gorman, with talk soon turning to the ‘Gypsy …
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Rockets Acquire Eight-Time All-Star Russell Westbrook – Rockets.com

HOUSTON – Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey today announced that the team has acquired guard Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for guard Chris Paul, two protected first round picks, and other draft considerations. Westbrook (6-3, 200) was originally the fourth overall pick by Oklahoma City in the 2008 NBA Draft. In …
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Dana White’s Contender Series: Season 3, Week 4 Results – MMA Fighting

MMA Fighting has Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Week 4 results Tuesday from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. On the five-fight card, multiple UFC contracts could be up for grabs. Check out the Week 4 results below. MiddleweightStephen Regman vs. Antonio Arroyo BantamweightOde Osbourne vs. Armando Villarreal HeavyweightDon’Tale Mayes vs. Ricardo Prasel Catchweight …