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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: war of words before heavyweight title rematch – video

Two of the biggest names in boxing go toe-to-toe again in a highly anticipated heavyweight title fight on 22 February in Las Vegas. Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will be looking to beat WBC champion Deontay Wilder after a thrilling draw in Dec…

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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: war of words before heavyweight title rematch – video

Two of the biggest names in boxing go toe-to-toe again in a highly anticipated heavyweight title fight on 22 February in Las Vegas. Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will be looking to beat WBC champion Deontay Wilder after a thrilling draw in Dec…

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Tyson Fury predicts he will win rematch with Deontay Wilder in second round

• ‘I keep having the same dream about round two’• World heavyweight title fight takes place on 22 FebruaryTyson Fury has vowed to knock Deontay Wilder out in the second round of their eagerly anticipated heavyweight rematch on 22 February.They go head-…

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Twenty athletes set to light up the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Our writers choose the Olympians likely to make the headlines at the most anticipated sporting event of the yearSeb Coe, who knows a thing or two about winning Olympic titles, believes Asher-Smith will be Team GB’s “poster girl” in Tokyo. Given her sea…

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20 for 2020: the unmissable sporting events over the next 12 months

The Tokyo Olympics is the main event but with England in the Euros and Tiger Roll attempting an unprecedented third straight Grand National fans are spoilt for choice in 2020An ever-fascinating tournament takes on an extra edge given it represents a po…

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder confirm Las Vegas rematch on 22 February

Wilder, Fury confirm hotly anticipated rematch at MGM GrandRivals fought to controversial split draw in epic first encounterThe widely anticipated 22 Feburary rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury was officially announced on Friday by the promo…

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder confirm Las Vegas rematch on 22 February

Wilder, Fury confirm hotly anticipated rematch at MGM GrandRivals fought to controversial split draw in epic first encounterThe widely anticipated 22 Feburary rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury was officially announced on Friday by the promo…

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Death of a fighter: Patrick Day loved boxing, but it killed him | Donald McRae

Friends tell the story of a fighter who did not need to box but chose to, and how his death at the age of 27 after a knockout punch has left them bereft “When the time came to say goodbye, I told Pat I loved him and I appreciated him,” Patrick Aristhen…

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The best sports photography of 2019

Tiger Woods’s comeback at the Masters, the brilliance of Simone Biles, Pep Guardiola berating Raheem Sterling, Ben Stokes’s World Cup heroics, Liverpool’s stunning Champions League defeat of Barcelona, Megan Rapinoe’s iconic celebration and South Afric…

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Club World Cups, festive swimming and King George VI greats | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features a boxer’s challenge failing before the first bell, free-kick routines and a dog in the race1) It’s the Club World Cup this week, a competition that a Premier League side has won only once since its inauguration in its …

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Club World Cups, festive swimming and King George VI greats | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features a boxer’s challenge failing before the first bell, free-kick routines and a dog in the race1) It’s the Club World Cup this week, a competition that a Premier League side has won only once since its inauguration in its …

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Anthony Joshua offers to spar with Tyson Fury if it helps beat Wilder

‘If Tyson needs me, I’ll go out and spar with him’Joshua reflects on possible opponents Pulev and UsykAnthony Joshua has offered to be Tyson Fury’s sparring partner if it helps his fellow Brit beat Deontay Wilder.Joshua has been left frustrated in his …

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Tyson Fury splits with trainer Ben Davison with Wilder rematch looming

• Davison helped fighter lose 10 stone for first Wilder fight• Split comes less that two months before rematchTyson Fury has split with his trainer, Ben Davison, less than two months before his rematch with Deontay Wilder, putting a question mark over …

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Terence Crawford defends welterweight title in shootout with Egidijus Kavaliauskas

Crawford floors Kavaliauskas three times in shootout winRead Bryan Armen Graham’s round-by-round reportTerence Crawford knocked down Egidijus Kavaliauskas three times before stopping him in the ninth round Saturday night to remain unbeaten and defend h…

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Terence Crawford v Egidijus Kavaliauskas: WBO welterweight championship – live!

Pound-for-pound star defends title at Madison Square GardenTeofimo Lopez, Ireland’s Michael Conlan feature on undercard Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.52am GMT Conlan’s revenge bid has gotten a bit hairy in the later stages. A crowd-pleasi…

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In Saudi Arabia the fight for rights puts Joshua v Ruiz in the shade | Sean Ingle

When international sport comes to the Arabian kingdom it must be with a raised voice on issues of human freedomAs Saturday night spilled into Sunday morning in Saudi Arabia, something unusual happens. The shrieking bass line of House of Pain’s Jump Aro…

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London calling for Anthony Joshua with Tottenham’s stadium a likely venue

• Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev the mandatory challenger• Champion says he wants to fight on home soilAnthony Joshua has set his sights on a springtime homecoming fight at Tottenham Hotspur’s 60,000-seat stadium after regaining his WBA, IBF and WBO world hea…

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What next for restored heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua?

Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury, Oleksandr Usyk and Kubrat Pulev are all potential future opponents for the EnglishmanThe Saudi experiment was supposed to be a voyage of discovery for everyone, although we are no nearer to identifying the best heavyweight i…

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Ruiz sows seeds of destruction and Joshua reaps the benefit

Overweight defending champion pays price for his partying and lack of pre-fight discipline as British fighter regains the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO belts he lost in New YorkMaybe Anthony Joshua would have always won Saturday night’s rematch. Maybe the tall…

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‘Simplicity is genius’: Anthony Joshua savours victory over Andy Ruiz Jr – video

Anthony Joshua says his points victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in their heavyweight title fight came thanks to his new back-to-basics gameplan. ‘Tonight it was just about winning and trusting my process,’ he said. ‘ I just took it back to the old school, 70s…