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Greg Hardy I’m Aiming for UFC Heavyweight Title
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Greg Hardy I’m Aiming for UFC Heavyweight Title

Ex-NFL star Greg Hardy says he's going for it all in his MMA career ... telling TMZ Sports his ultimate goal is to be in the UFC, and he thinks he can be the heavyweight champ. Hardy, who's making his amateur debut this weekend, has been training for over a year at American Top Team in Florida ... the same gym where bad asses like Tyron Woodley, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Amanda Nunes train. You know his past -- Hardy was one of the best players in the NFL before his domestic violence case made him persona non grata in the league. Despite the fact he's a grappling newbie, Hardy says he wants it all. "Honestly I would like to be in the UFC, and be able to obtain UFC gold." There are some -- including FOX Sports' Jay Glazer -- who says Hardy's past should keep him out of the Octagon, but Har...
Anthony Joshua Needs Regular Sex To Become A Heavyweight Legend – Larry Holmes
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Anthony Joshua Needs Regular Sex To Become A Heavyweight Legend – Larry Holmes

Larry Holmes has told Anthony Joshua that regular sex could be the key to following in his footsteps as a heavyweight icon. Holmes, 67, is widely considered as a legend of the division having won two world heavyweight titles during a memorable career which began in 1973 and ended in 2002. He beat the likes of Ken Norton and Earnie Shavers while also becoming the only man in history to stop Muhammad Ali on an infamous night in Las Vegas in 1980. “If I had to give him one piece of advice it would be this – get laid a week before each fight,” said Holmes. “You need to relax. It restores your energy and everything. You know they say you're not allowed to do that when you're fighting. “I listened to that for a while but then found out it was all a lie and you're missing the good stu...
”My Heart Is At Peace As I Pass The Torch To Anthony Joshua” – Klitschko
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”My Heart Is At Peace As I Pass The Torch To Anthony Joshua” – Klitschko

After announcing his retirement in what many sports fans see as shocking, Wladimir Klitschko took to twitter to state how his heart is at peace knowing he passed the torch to Anthony Joshua who defeated him in a heavyweight blockbuster back in April. He posted on twitter: My HEART is at PEACE as I pass the torch to @anthonyfjoshua – the next generation. Good luck little bro, I’m proud of you! 41-year-old Wladimir Klitschko has held the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles all under his 21-year career in boxing. He is also the longest serving heavyweight champion of all time behind Joe Louis.
Heavyweight Legend Lennox Lewis Slams Ridiculous Mayweather VS McGregor Fight
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Heavyweight Legend Lennox Lewis Slams Ridiculous Mayweather VS McGregor Fight

The super-fight Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may be set to shatter pay per view records, but boxing great Lennox Lewis has hit out at it, saying it’s a ‘ridiculous’ affair. Lewis’ criticism comes in the wake of a similar put down by the legendary Oscar De La Hoya, who said the fight was a stain on boxing. Former Pound-for-pound king Mayweather is the huge favourite, despite coming out of retirement to face the UFC superstar, and Lewis offers no hope for McGregor, Mirror writes. “I can’t take it serious. Mayweather is the best in his weight class, no one can touch him in boxing. Every battle sport starts with hands but they are two totally different sports,” the former world heavyweight champion said in a recent interview. “Floyd will stop him. He is just too good at boxi...
How Daily Mail Reported About Anthony Joshua In 2012 And In 2017
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How Daily Mail Reported About Anthony Joshua In 2012 And In 2017

A Nigerian lawyer, @Akinyemilaw, has made an observation on how a top news site, treated AnthonyJoshua before and after he won the heavyweight title. In his 'What changed' post, he wrote; "What changed? Just under 5 years........ #AnthonyJoshua Ensure that you win all cost....... in this thing called life. When you win...... the universe bends backwards to do your bidding..... And winning means different things to different people. Not just about the money.... Stay motivated..... And remember what winning could feel like. #TGIF"
IBF & WBA Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua Talks Beating Wladimir Klitschko & His Plans Before His Next Fight
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IBF & WBA Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua Talks Beating Wladimir Klitschko & His Plans Before His Next Fight

IBF and WBA Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua, in an interview after knocking out Wladimir Klitschko, talks about the fight and his plans before his next fight.Joshua knocked out Klitschko in the 11th round on Saturday at Wembley to claim his 19th victory since his professional debut in 2013. He has never been defeated professionally. The Briton with Nigerian parentage, said if Klitschko wants to take advantage of the rematch clause in the contract, he’s ready to go back into the ring. He adds that he loves to fight and entertain, saying he’ll take on any opponent and “knock them out one by one.” He says in the coming weeks, he’ll be relaxing and working outside the gym, taking notes from his last fight since the memories are fresh in his head, and putting to practice whatever recomme...

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