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Conor McGregor to overtake Cristiano Ronaldo in Forbes athlete rich list

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Conor McGregor is set to overtake Cristiano Ronaldo in the Forbes athlete rich list following his super-fight with Floyd Mayweather. The Dubliner’s inexorable rise reached stratospheric heights in the cross-over clash which is expected to earn him in the region of £77m — and that’s before endorsement deals are considered. Ronaldo topped the list this year with earnings of £71m ...

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Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Chaos at media event in Las Vegas

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The opening event of a week of build-up to potentially the most lucrative fight in boxing history produced chaotic scenes in Las Vegas, with Floyd Mayweather booed by unhappy fans. The undefeated American arrived and was barely visible, entering amid a large entourage before being largely hidden on stage by a media scrum. Conor McGregor, his UFC champion challenger, then ...

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Bukom Banku- Bastie Samir presser draws thousands

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Thousands turned out at the Bukom Boxing Arena on Thursday afternoon at the Trust Sports Emporium to witness the first press conference for the bout between Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko (29-0, 22 KO’s) and Bastie Samir (15-0-1, 14 KO’s) slated for September 30 at the same venue. However, the fans including men, women and children did not have it easy ...

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I’ll be a god of boxing after beating Mayweather – Conor McGregor

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Conor McGregor has said he will be a “god of boxing” after his fight with Floyd Mayweather. The Irish MMA star will participate in his first professional boxing contest on August 26, live on Sky Sports Box Office, when he tries to end Mayweather’s 49-fight unbeaten record. Given McGregor’s lack of experience and Mayweather’s reputation as one of the finest pound-for-pound fighters ...

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Wladimir Klitschko retires and will not fight Anthony Joshua in rematch

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Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from boxing – ruling out a rematch with Britain’s Anthony Joshua. The Ukrainian, 41, was knocked out in the 11th round by current champion Joshua at Wembley Stadium in April. Joshua, 27, had hoped Klitschko would sign his rematch clause for a proposed fight in Las Vegas on 11 November. “I have ...

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Ike Quartey to guide Isaac Dogboe ahead of world title fight

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Former Ghanaian Welter weight champion Ike “Bazooka’ Quartey is set to bestow his wealth of experience on Isaac Dogboe following his victory over Javier Chacon. Quartey who in his prime successfully defended his Welterweight crown seven times has joined the Ghana Boxing Authority in an official capacity as technical director. His guidance will come in handy, especially at a time ...

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Mike Tyson: Conor McGregor ‘is going to get killed by Mayweather

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Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson said that Conor McGregor doesn’t stand much of a chance against Floyd Mayweather when the two combatants square off Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. “McGregor is going to get killed boxing,” Tyson said on Barstool Sports’ “Pardon My Take” podcast. “Boxing? I got mad because I thought they were going to use ...

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Rawlings: Dogboe has Azumah Nelson potential

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Former President Jerry John Rawlings, has endorsed Isaac Dogboe, the WBO international super banterweight champion, he believes the 22 year old has the potential to be like Azumah Nelson the professor if he can stay on top of his game. Isaac Dogboe successfully defended his title on Saturday night against former world tittle challenger Javier Chacon at the Bukom Boxing ...

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Isaac Dogboe defends Super Bantamweight title with TKO win

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Ghanaian boxer Isaac Dogboe successfully defended his World Boxing Organisation, (WBO), International Super Bantamweight belt against the former world title challenger Javier Chacon at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra on Saturday night Dogboe recorded a 7th round Technical Knock Out, (TKO), over his Argentine challenger Javier Nicolas Chacon final eliminator. Chacon who received a lot of punishment from the ...

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