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Vinny Paz biopic hits big screen

‘Bleed for This’ tells the real-life story of US boxing champion Vinny Pazienza who, after breaking his neck in a car crash, defied the doctor’s advice and got back in the…

‘Bleed for This’ tells the real-life story of US boxing champion Vinny Pazienza who, after breaking his neck in a car crash, defied the doctor’s advice and got back in the…

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Senator Pacquiao makes winning return to ring in La Vegas

Manny Pacquiao made a successful return to the ring as he beat champion Jessie Vargas to claim the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Manny Pacquiao made a successful return to the ring as he beat champion Jessie Vargas to claim the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday.

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Controversial champ Fury vacates titles and has licence suspended

The Tyson Fury saga took another twist this week when the British boxer announced he would be vacating his WBO and WBA titles in order to focus on mental health…

The Tyson Fury saga took another twist this week when the British boxer announced he would be vacating his WBO and WBA titles in order to focus on mental health…

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'Hands of Stone' captures Duran-Sugar Ray Leonard rivalry

Robert De Niro's new boxing drama 'Hands of Stone' ooks at the life of famed Panamanian fighter Roberto Duran, portrayed by Edgar Ramirez.

Robert De Niro's new boxing drama 'Hands of Stone' ooks at the life of famed Panamanian fighter Roberto Duran, portrayed by Edgar Ramirez.

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Turkey's Erdogan cuts short Muhammad Ali funeral visit

Confusion surrounds Turkey's President Erdogan cutting short a US visit where he was due to attend the funeral of boxer Muhammad Ali.

Confusion surrounds Turkey's President Erdogan cutting short a US visit where he was due to attend the funeral of boxer Muhammad Ali.

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Traditional Muslim funeral service honours Muhammad Ali

The US city of Louisville has begun a series of ceremonies to celebrate and honour its greatest son, boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

The US city of Louisville has begun a series of ceremonies to celebrate and honour its greatest son, boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

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Tickets for Muhammad Ali memorial service sees long queues

Fans of Muhammad Ali have formed long queues in Louisville in the hope of getting tickets to the late boxing legend’s memorial service.

Fans of Muhammad Ali have formed long queues in Louisville in the hope of getting tickets to the late boxing legend’s memorial service.

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Ali - the boxing world pays tribute

Friends, former foes and managers unite in respect for the sporting legend and civil rights activist.

Friends, former foes and managers unite in respect for the sporting legend and civil rights activist.

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Tributes pour in for boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Tributes from around the world have continued to pour in for boxing legend Muhammad Ali, following his death at the age of 74.

Tributes from around the world have continued to pour in for boxing legend Muhammad Ali, following his death at the age of 74.

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Muhammad Ali - In his own words

From fights to civil rights - the three-times world heavyweight champion kept his audience entertained with his patter: fighting talk, rhyme and witticisms.

From fights to civil rights - the three-times world heavyweight champion kept his audience entertained with his patter: fighting talk, rhyme and witticisms.

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Muhammad Ali, a star is gone

In Hollywood, Muhammad Ali’s star has attracted many people since the announcement of his death.

In Hollywood, Muhammad Ali’s star has attracted many people since the announcement of his death.

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Muhammad Ali - "an outrageous humanitarian"

"I want to be remembered as a man who never sold out his people," the boxing legend is quoted as saying.

"I want to be remembered as a man who never sold out his people," the boxing legend is quoted as saying.

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Pacquiao outclasses Bradley in 'final' bout

Almost a year after losing to Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao bounced back with a convincing win over Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas on Saturday

Almost a year after losing to Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao bounced back with a convincing win over Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas on Saturday

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Box on Pac-Man fight gets TV green light

Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight fight against Timothy Bradley looks set to hit the airwaves on TV and radio after being given the green light by the Philippine election commission.

Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight fight against Timothy Bradley looks set to hit the airwaves on TV and radio after being given the green light by the Philippine election commission.

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Punching through the gender barriers in Pakistan

In a dense and dusty neighborhood in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, eight young girls lined up against a cement wall, touching their hands

In a dense and dusty neighborhood in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, eight young girls lined up against a cement wall, touching their hands

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A ring for the ladies

Up to a dozen women and girls train in a dilapidated Karachi boxing club with hopes of one day winning a medal for Pakistan.

Up to a dozen women and girls train in a dilapidated Karachi boxing club with hopes of one day winning a medal for Pakistan.

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A bout time: Professional boxers could appear at Rio Olympics

New plans being proposed at boxing’s world governing body (AIBA) could see professionals allowed to participate at this summer’s Rio Olympics. Boxing

New plans being proposed at boxing’s world governing body (AIBA) could see professionals allowed to participate at this summer’s Rio Olympics. Boxing

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Tyson's glory as Fury defeats Klitschko for the heavyweight crown

Tyson Fury upset the heavyweight applecart in Dusseldorf with victory over multiple champion, Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko. BREAKING: @Tyson_Fury is

Tyson Fury upset the heavyweight applecart in Dusseldorf with victory over multiple champion, Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko. BREAKING: @Tyson_Fury is

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Rocky Balboa is back

It’s a tough one the fight game and its all about knowing when to step away from the ring. Some can’t and pay the price..and then there is Rocky

It’s a tough one the fight game and its all about knowing when to step away from the ring. Some can’t and pay the price..and then there is Rocky

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Mayweather bows out of boxing equaling Marciano's legendary record

“It’s over and that’s official.” So said boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. scotching any hints he could make a return to the ring. The 38-year-old cemented

“It’s over and that’s official.” So said boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. scotching any hints he could make a return to the ring. The 38-year-old cemented

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Mayweather stripped of WBO title

Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of his WBO welterweight title he won from beating Manny Pacquiao in May. In a statement the World Boxing

Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of his WBO welterweight title he won from beating Manny Pacquiao in May. In a statement the World Boxing