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Robert Whittaker edges Romero, grabs interim belt at UFC 213

BY GREG BEACHAM LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robert Whittaker won the UFC interim middleweight title Saturday night, surging in the late rounds to earn a...

Champ Amanda Nunes hospitalized; UFC 213 main event scrapped

BY GREG BEACHAM LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday...

After shock win over Pacquiao, Horn ignoring the criticism

BY JOHN PYE BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Manny Pacquiao had already left town without saying much, even as criticism of the referee in the...

Pacquiao loses contentious WBO title fight to Jeff Horn

BY JOHN PYE BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — It went all the way and ended in a contentiously bitter loss, the opposite of what Manny...

Sonnen tops Silva in unanimous decision at Bellator in NYC

BY DAN GELSTON NEW YORK (AP) — Chael Sonnen took out one MMA legend, called out another, then unloaded his misery about fighting at Madison...

Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev to win light heavy rematch

BY TIM DAHLBERG LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andre Ward vowed he would leave no doubt this time around. He didn't, turning the tables on...

McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow

SINGAPORE (AP) — Conor McGregor's fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26 has been described by critics as a novelty and a sideshow,...

Holloway stops Aldo in 3rd, wins UFC featherweight belt

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Max Holloway claimed the undisputed UFC featherweight title on Saturday night, stopping long-reigning champion Jose Aldo in the third...

How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all.

BY TIM DAHLBERG Among the questions Jonathan Eig wanted to answer in his upcoming biography of Muhammad Ali was this: How many punches did Ali...

WBA head calls for rematch of N’Dam-Murata middleweight bout

  TOKYO (AP) — WBA President Gilberto Mendoza has called for a rematch of Saturday's middleweight title fight between Japanese boxer Ryota Murata and France's...

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Community awaits answers in fatal Minnesota police shooting

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Tropical Storm Don forms; fourth named storm of 2017

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Results of Dunbar waste site testing expected by September

City Manager Saeed Kazemi assured city council members that new tests would be conducted on a Dunbar property used for dumping toxic chemicals in...

Tebow doubles in series-ending win over Miracle

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