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Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Evander Hollyfield says fighting rival Mike Tyson for the third time his career won’t be a problem.

Mike Tyson comeback bout postponed

The California State Athletic Commission, who are licensing the bout, previously told Sky Sports, “The (CSAC) is licensing the Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr match scheduled to take place in Los Angeles as an eight-round exhibition match.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is aiming to circumvent coronavirus lockdown restrictions by staging an event on an Indian reservation in California later this month, US media reported on Wednesday.

UFC to beat virus lockdown with event on tribal land

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is aiming to circumvent coronavirus lockdown restrictions by staging an event on an Indian reservation in California later this month, US media reported on Wednesday.
Jarrell Miller’s fight with Anthony Joshua will no longer go ahead after Eddie Hearn reported Miller had failed a second drug test. Andrew Couldridge-Action Images via Reuters

Anthony Joshua’s title challenger Jarrell Miller fails second drugs test

Jarrell Miller, who was denied a license by New York boxing officials over a failed test on Wednesday, has failed a second drugs test, the US media reported on Friday.
Anthony Joshua has admitted that he will have to be lucky against Jarrell Miller on June 1 if he is to retain his heavyweight world title belts.

Anthony Joshua’s opponent Jarrell Miller fails drugs test

Anthony Joshua’s world title fight against Jarrell Miller is now in doubt after the latter tested positive for a banned substance in a Voluntary Anti-Doping Association test.

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Manchester United in buoyant mood ahead of clash with Chelsea

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