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Floyd Mayweather floors Tenshin Nasukawa three times to win exhibition

Floyd Mayweather floors Tenshin Nasukawa three times to win exhibition

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Floyd Mayweather needed just 140 seconds to beat Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in an exhibition boxing bout worth a reported $ 9m.Former five-weight world champion Mayweather, 41, was smiling during the short-lived contest in Tokyo as he floored the 20-year-old three times.The fight, scheduled for three three-minute rounds, ended with Nasukawa in tears as his team threw in the towel. Despite his latest comeback, Mayweather said afterwards he was "still retired"."It was all about entertainment - we had a lot of fun," said the American, who beat UFC's Conor McGregor in a boxing match in August 2017. "They wanted this to happen in Japan, so I said 'why not?'" The fight was delayed by sever...
Sam Allardyce EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United are ‘three years away’ from challenging at the top again

Sam Allardyce EXCLUSIVE: Manchester United are ‘three years away’ from challenging at the top again

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Sam Allardyce believes Mauricio Pochettino may be forced to walk out on Tottenham if chairman Daniel Levy refuses to let Manchester United speak with the coach about replacing Jose Mourinho. However, even with the Spurs manager at the helm, Big Sam has warned it may take THREE YEARS to get the Red Devils challenging for top titles again. Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly a top target for Manchester United Pochettino is said to be one of United’s top targets after announcing the departure of Mourinho as manager on Tuesday morning. Old Trafford legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been confirmed as caretaker manager until the end of the season, with the club aiming to appoint their next permanent boss in the summer – and Pochettino and Zinedine Zidane are...
Pope removes three from council of cardinals, including two in child abuse scandals

Pope removes three from council of cardinals, including two in child abuse scandals

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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Pope Francis removed two cardinals, each involved in sexual abuse scandals, from his advisory council, the Vatican announced Wednesday. The nine-person council, known as the C9, guides the pope on matters critical to the Catholic Church's future. Termination of services of Australia's Cardinal George Pell and Cardinal Francisco Javier Errazuriz, the former archbishop of Santiago, Chile, were announced, as well as that of Cardinal Laurent Monswegngo Pasinya of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Pasinya is 79 and has not attended recent council meetings. Pell, who is also the chief of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy, faces charges of "historical child sexual offenses" in court proceedings that are under a gag order in Melbourne, Australia. News coverage has been bloc...
Russia opens fire on Ukrainian ships and captures three vessels

Russia opens fire on Ukrainian ships and captures three vessels

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Russia has opened fire on Ukrainian ships and captured three vessels in a major escalation of tensions off the coast of Crimea. Three sailors have been wounded after the Ukrainian navy said two artillery boats were hit in the strikes.Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has called an emergency session of his war cabinet in response to the incident in the Black Sea.Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said it used weapons after the Ukrainian ships ignored demands to stop and impounded three vessels which had illegally crossed the border.The three injured sailors are receiving medical treatment and their lives are not in danger, the FSB said.But Ukraine's ambassador to the UK said Russian special forces had captured two armoured artillery boats and a tugboat in an "act of ...
Sri Lanka vs England live commentary: Joe Root’s side need three more wickets as rain stops play in Kandy – live updates

Sri Lanka vs England live commentary: Joe Root’s side need three more wickets as rain stops play in Kandy – live updates

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OVER 65: SRI LANKA 226-6 (Dickwella 27, Dilruwan 2) – It’s all happening now. Moeen gets one to jag back in at Dilruwan and it pops up off his bat/pad. They appeal loudly, asking for either. Erasmus doesn’t fancy it and Root decides not to send this one upstairs. A well-run two off the last as Dickwella goes hard with the reverse-sweep, to big cheers from the home contingent. Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT