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Undefeated and unloved, Mayweather eyes final payday

Two years after retiring from boxing, Floyd Mayweather climbs back into the ring on Saturday chasing history and one last mammoth payday.

Mayweather, McGregor get down to business

A stony-faced Floyd Mayweather issued a warning to Conor McGregor on Wednesday as the two fighters faced off just three days ahead of their money-spinning boxing duel.

McGregor enters final stages of preparation for Mayweather fight

UFC superstar Conor McGregor is entering the last stages of his preparation for the biggest fight of his career so far against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Anthony Joshua open to MMA crossover fight

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has revealed he would be willing to take on a mixed martial arts fighter at some point in the future.

Mayweather, McGregor bout a farce – Lennox Lewis

The bout between American boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and Irish Mixed Martial Arts star Conor McGregor is not so much a superfight as a farce, said Britain’s former undisputed heavyweight world champion Lennox Lewis on Sunday.

I’m disappointed Klitschko retired – Joshua

Briton Joshua, 27, knocked out Klitschko at Wembley Stadium in April and had hoped they would fight again in Las Vegas on November 11.

Mayweather unfazed by ‘dirty’ McGregor

Floyd Mayweather has accused Conor McGregor of "fighting dirty" in training but is confident of a clean battle when the two men meet in their August 26 superfight.

McGregor vows fast finish against Mayweather

Conor McGregor believes he will knock out Floyd Mayweather inside two rounds but is ready for all scenarios when the two fighters clash in their eagerly anticipated superfight next week.

Lighter gloves spell quick end of Mayweather – McGregor

Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is happy about the switch to lighter gloves for his Aug. 26 fight against undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather.

Boxing: Philippine fighters at risk in brain scan scam

A total of 150 professional boxers in the Philippines have been banned for falsifying brain scan results aimed at detecting serious head injuries in the sport, regulators said on Tuesday (Aug 15).

Fight with McGregor won’t go distance – Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather has said he has done his homework on mixed martial artist Conor McGregor and promised their multi-million dollar fight in Las Vegas on Aug. 26 will not go the distance.

Star Indian boxer offers to trade title for peace with China

Indian boxer Vijender Singh has offered to return the championship belt he won in this weekend's title fight over his Chinese rival in a nod to diplomacy amid a tense border standoff between New Delhi and Beijing.

I like my women BBW – Joshua replies Khan

British boxers Amir Khan and Anthony Joshua became embroiled in an explosive Twitter spat on Friday after Khan appeared to accuse Joshua of having a relationship with his wife.

Joshua ordered to defend boxing title against Ortiz

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to defend his title against Cuba’s Luis Ortiz, the organisation said on Friday.

Joshua suffers rematch blow as Klitschko retires

Joshua beat Klitschko to defend his IBF and win the WBA heavyweight titles, getting off the canvas to score a remarkable 11th-round knockout.

Klitschko retires from boxing to end Joshua rematch talks

Wladimir Klitschko has announced his shock retirement from boxing with immediate effect, ending any chance of a rematch against heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua.

Joshua gives Klitschko rematch deadline

Little over three months after the biggest win of his career, Anthony Joshua is eager to do it all again as he revealed the date of his next training camp, thus giving Wladimir Klitschko a tight deadline to agree to a rematch.

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General Buratai, others have outlived their usefulness

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