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Nate Diaz Blasts Those In Boxing Community Questioning Conor McGregor

Nate Diaz

As Conor McGregor prepares for a mammoth battle against Floyd Mayweather next week, not many in the boxing fraternity are giving the brash Irishman much of a chance. Indeed, the fact that this is McGregor’s first ever professional boxing fight ensures that the odds are heavily stacked against him. While most boxers are backing the undefeated Mayweather, some mixed martial …

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South Africa And Argentina Name Sides For Rugby Championship Opener

New Zealand v South Africa

With New Zealand and Australia opening the Rugby Championship this weekend, South Africa and Argentina will face off in Port Elizabeth as they look to get their campaign off to a perfect start. The Springboks endured a torrid 2016 season, suffering a home test defeat to Ireland in June, falling to New Zealand on a record scoreline, and losing to …

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Report: Carl Frampton Set To Split With Manager Barry McGuigan

Carl Frampton vs Andres Gutierrez Press Conference, Europa Hotel, Belfast 27/7/2017 Carl Frampton and manager Barry McGuigan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Freddie Parkinson

Carl Frampton has had a tumultuous summer to date. The Jackal was set to fight in Belfast last month, in front of a bumper home-town crowd. In the lead-up to the fight, Frampton weighed in too heavy, so the bout was rendered void as far as the title elimination was concerned if he were to win. However, his opponent Andréis Gutierez …

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Poll: Who Will Come Out On Top Between Cork And Waterford?

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Semple Stadium, Thurles, Co. Tipperary 18/6/2017 Cork vs Waterford Cork’s Conor Lehane with Austin Gleeson of Waterford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Cork and Waterford face off today in the All-Ireland semi-final, as the neighbouring Munster counties renew their great rivalry. The Déise and Rebels have taken polar opposite routes to this stage since their Munster semi-final clash in June. Waterford had to account for Offaly in Tullamore, squeeze past Kilkenny in Thurles, and trump Wexford in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. They now enter …

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Australia Rugby Union Cut Super Rugby Side In Controversial Cull

Super Rugby Australia's Western Force have been dropped from next season's Super Rugby, the Australian Rugby Union said on August 11, prompting an immediate threat of legal action by the club. / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images) Australian Rugby Union (ARU) chairman Cameron Clyne (L) speaks as Bill Pulver (R), CEO of the ARU, looks on at a press conference at ARU headquarters in Sydney on August 11, 2017.

After months of speculation as to what would happen with the Australian representation in Super Rugby, a decision has been made to cull the Western Force. Following the departure of the Cheetahs and Southern Kings to the PRO14, Super Rugby was set to contract from 18 teams to 15. This is not a decision which was taken lightly, and today the …

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