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Woodley edges Thompson, keeps belt in dull fight at UFC 209

  BY GREG BEACHAM LAS VEGAS (AP) — Although the sequel had nowhere near the drama of the original, both fights ended with Tyron Woodley's hands...

Boxing’s big night? Unbeatens Thurman, Garcia on network TV

  BY BARRY WILNER NEW YORK (AP) — A combined record of 60-0, with 41 knockouts. A likely full Barclays Center. Network television. Boxing can always use...

Brock Lesnar tells UFC he is retired from competition

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has informed the mixed martial arts promotion that he is retired from competition. The UFC...

Andre The Giant set for big upcoming documentary on HBO

BY DAN GELSTON The tall tales and colossal career of Andre the Giant will be told in an upcoming HBO documentary. WWE, HBO Sports and the...

Alabama still No. 1 on recruiting trail after signing day

  BY STEVE MEGARGEE Alabama came up just short in its bid for a second straight national title on the field, but the Crimson Tide's dominance...

Mayweather: Fight against McGregor “can happen”

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says facing UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing ring "can happen" and is something that would...

Boxing great Oscar De La Hoya suspected of DUI in California

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says Hall of Fame boxer Oscar De La Hoya has been arrested on suspicion of drunken...

Manny Pacquiao set to return to ring on April 23

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao will add another fight to his long career resume when he takes on Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on...

Chris Brown to box Soulja Boy over social media feud

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — A social media war between Chris Brown and Soulja Boy will apparently be settled in the ring with the help...

Retire or fight back? UFC stars offer advice to Ronda Rousey

  BY GREG BEACHAM LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ronda Rousey is taking time off to ponder her future after her 48-second loss in her comeback fight...

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