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Dustin Poirier ramps up Conor McGregor preparations by choking World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw before trilogy fight at UFC 264 on July 10

Dustin Poirier ramps up Conor McGregor preparations by choking World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw before trilogy fight at UFC 264 on July 10

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Dustin Poirier has ramped up his preparations for Conor McGregor by grappling with four-time World’s Strongest Man Brian Shaw. ‘The Diamond’ is set to fight McGregor for a third time at UFC 264 after knocking out the Irishman at UFC 257 in January. Derek Hall (Twitter) Dustin Poirier and four time World’s Strongest Man winner Brian Shaw train together in Colorado Poirier turned down a lightweight title opportunity in order to pursue a more lucrative bout against ‘The Notorious’ and will know a repeat of his heroics on Fight Island will put him in pole position to challenge for the belt. Before he can consider facing the winner of Michael Chandler vs Charles Oliveira or his third fight with McGregor, the 32-year-old has decided to draft in...
Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

Tyson Fury looking in impeccable shape as Eddie Hearn reveals venue and date for Anthony Joshua fight will be announced NEXT WEEK

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Eddie Hearn has said an exact date and venue for boxing’s most highly-anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will be confirmed by the end of next week. The Matchroom promoter did not give too much away but confidently announced on Friday: “I think end of next week it will be done.” Fury, the WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight champion, has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Joshua vs Fury could well be the biggest fight in boxing history Hearn confirmed last month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there has been no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. However...
Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for Anthony Joshua fight as Eddie Hearn insists Wembley still a possible venue

Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for Anthony Joshua fight as Eddie Hearn insists Wembley still a possible venue

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Tyson Fury looks in unbelievable shape for his proposed world heavyweight title unification fight against Anthony Joshua later this year. The WBC and Ring Magazine heavyweight kingpin has not fought since his dominant victory over Deontay Wilder in February 2020. Getty Images - Getty Fury has one belt, Anthony Joshua has three, the winner will leave with all four Eddie Hearn confirmed earlier this month that contracts had been signed for a two-fight deal to take place this year. Yet, there is no confirmation on either the date or venue for the first meeting and it seems as though Saudi Arabia is the frontrunner. Although the Matchroom Boxing chief told talkSPORT Wembley is also a possibility, Fury is doing all he can to ensure he stays...
Watch Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin KO from first fight as stunning uppercut floored Brit

Watch Dillian Whyte vs Alexander Povetkin KO from first fight as stunning uppercut floored Brit

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Dillian Whyte was knocked out by Alexander Povetkin in August and the British heavyweight is now set for his chance to exact revenge. A positive COVID test postponed the much anticipated rematch last November, but it is now set to take place this Saturday. [embedded content] The 40-year-old Povetkin climbed off the canvas twice and flattened Whyte in round five. Whyte told Sky Sports News in the hours afterwards: “I was bossing the fight, I was winning the fight, I got clocked, it’s heavyweight boxing. “It’s not like I got beat up round after round, I got clocked, that’s all. He dipped low, I shoot the hook, he came with the uppercut and that was it. “The main thing is we’ve got a rematch, we’re gonna exercise the rematch. Whyte was KOd in round five “I’ll hav...
As climate fight shifts to oil, Biden faces a formidable foe

As climate fight shifts to oil, Biden faces a formidable foe

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CASPER, Wyo. -- President Joe Biden’s bid to tackle climate change is running straight through the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry -- a much bigger, more influential foe than Democrats faced when they took on the coal industry during the Obama years.Coal dominated U.S. power generation for decades, with the bulk of that fuel coming from the massive strip mines of Wyoming’s Powder River Basin — a market that collapsed in recent years as utilities switched to natural gas.Fast forward to 2021 — and oil and gas have eclipsed coal to become the biggest source of greenhouse emissions from public lands and waters, federal production data indicates. That’s made government fuel sales an irresistible target for Democrats as they try to rein in climate change.Biden’s election has put big oil c...