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Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz II preview: Fight predictions and all you need to know

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz II preview: Fight predictions and all you need to know

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Media playback is not supported on this device Andy Ruiz v Anthony JoshuaVenue: Diriyah Arena, Saudi Arabia Date: Saturday, 7 DecemberCoverage: Live BBC Radio 5 Live commentary with live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app'One Night: Joshua vs Ruiz' - watch documentary which relives one of boxing's greatest upsets on iPlayer here"He's humbled now. It will either make him a better individual, a better fighter, a better person, or it might just destroy him."Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is in no doubt about how big Saturday night is for Anthony Joshua.Six months...
UFC news: Jon Jones’ next fight, Dustin Poirier wants Conor McGregor rematch, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson to meet in April

UFC news: Jon Jones’ next fight, Dustin Poirier wants Conor McGregor rematch, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson to meet in April

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talkSPORT.com brings you the latest news from the world of mixed martial arts… Bones is back Jon Jones will defend his light-heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes on February 8 2020 in Houston, Texas. The UFC officially announced the two unbeaten fighters will headline at the Toyota Center and tickets for the event will go on sale December 13. Jones (25-1) has fought twice in 2019 and has successfully defended his title against Thiago Santos and Anthony Smith, having beaten Alexander Gustafsson to win the vacant belt at UFC 232 at the end of last year, while Reyes is coming off the back of a first round knockout win over former middleweight holder Chris Weidman in October. Fight me Dustin Poirier has called for a rematch with Conor McGregor and said the fight would make perfect sense.
Callum Smith fight: Who could champion face in Anfield super fight? Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin and Billy Joe Saunders in contention

Callum Smith fight: Who could champion face in Anfield super fight? Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin and Billy Joe Saunders in contention

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Callum Smith has made no secret of the fact he is targeting a big fight at Anfield next year.The Scouser previously boxed on Tony Bellew’s show at Everton’s Goodison Park in 2016 and now dreams of creating his own special night at the home of Liverpool – something promoter Eddie Hearn has confirmed is in the works. Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Callum Smith is the WBA and Ring Magazine super-middleweight champion Getty Images - Getty Anfield beckons for Callum Smith In 2018, Smith dethroned George Groves to win the WBSS super-middleweight tournament and become WBA world champion, however he has not landed a marquee fight since. The 29-year-old defends against mandatory challenger John Ryder on Saturday night. Providing he comes
Eddie Jones wary England’s Saracens stars may focus on club relegation fight

Eddie Jones wary England’s Saracens stars may focus on club relegation fight

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Media playback is not supported on this device England head coach Eddie Jones fears some Saracens players could skip the Six Nations campaign to help their club avoid relegation after a 35-point deduction for salary cap breaches. The deduction leaves the Premiership champions bottom of the table. They have also been fined £5.36m. Sarries supplied six of the team who started for England in the 32-12 defeat by South Africa in the World Cup final. "It could have a significant impact," Jones told BBC Sport."It's something we need to weigh up and look at very carefully."
KSI vs Logan Paul 2: Weigh-in descends into chaos as trainers Shannon Briggs and Viddal Riley clash ahead of YouTube fight

KSI vs Logan Paul 2: Weigh-in descends into chaos as trainers Shannon Briggs and Viddal Riley clash ahead of YouTube fight

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The build-up to the KSI vs Logan Paul rematch got even uglier on Friday as the weigh-in descended into a scrap between the two teams. Former heavyweight world champion Shannon Briggs, working as Paul’s trainer, clashed with three members of KSI’s corner in an ugly brawl. Getty Images - Getty Things got ugly at the weigh in KSI’s English trainer Viddal Riley, his manager Amer Abdullah and two-weight world champion Badou Jack were all involved in the melee, with Abdullah getting shoved in the throat as both camps tried to leave the stage. It’s no secret that a great deal of bad blood exists between the two feuding YouTubers as they prepare for their rematch at the LA Staples Center on Saturday night. KSI, real name Olajide Olayinka Williams, weighed in