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A big heavyweight clash is now confirmed for the beginning of December.

On the eve of Anthony Joshua vs. Alexander Povetkin, perhaps deliberately so, it was made official that WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) and Tyson Fury (27-0, 19 KOs) will fight on December 1st.

Both Wilder and Fury separately confirmed that they signed their fight contracts — evidently their “official” announcement in mid-August wasn’t that official — and all that’s left to determine is the venue. It’s been narrowed down to Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, or Staples Center in Los Angeles. I suppose highest bidder is going to win in this situation, but Vegas just about always gets the big US-based boxing events.

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Conor McGregor went after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager Ali Abdelaziz at the UFC 229 press conference.

UFC superstar Conor McGregor took aim at current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at Thursday’s UFC 229 press conference in New York City, but during staredowns, McGregor got into a heated confrontation with Khabib’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz.

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After a rather silent build up of the upcoming UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, the company announced last week that a pre-fight presser will be held this Thursday, September 20th. However, the catch is that the event will strictly be for media members, unlike past pressers where fans are allowed to attend and even ask questions.

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Daniel Cormier gives his take on why Darren Till ended up losing his title fight to Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 two weekends ago.

Darren Till fought the biggest fight of his career at UFC 228 two weekends ago in a title bout against welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. “The Gorilla” lost via second round stoppage, when he was forced into submission via a D’arce choke.

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It’s now been over a year since it was revealed that Jon Jones tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in his light heavyweight championship rematch with Daniel Cormier at UFC 214, but there’s still been no word on a final verdict from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).

Jones, the former light heavyweight champion, was stripped of the title and suspended indefinitely after testing positive for the anabolic steroid Turinabol. His win over Cormier was overturned to a No Contest (NC) and ‘DC’ was reinstated as the official champ.

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