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Soon after, both Mayweather and McGregor took to social media to confirm the fight will take place, a move that will send shockwaves through both boxing and MMA. The 12-round fight , which will be fought at a 154-pound limit - well above Mayweather's typical 147 fighting weight but near McGregor's natural fighting weight - is expected to draw a lot of attention and millions of dollars in pay-per-view revenue.
  • What could Victor Lindelof bring to your team?

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    There is no shortage of defensive bodies at Old Trafford so adding to the squad is not as important as improving it. Eric Bailly and Lindelof will be the first choice duo. Lindelof was spotted arriving at Carrington this morning and the formalities have been completed as United confirmed on their official website this evening that the defender has joined on an initial four-year contract.
  • Confirmed: Southampton Sack Claude Puel

    Confirmed: Southampton Sack Claude Puel

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    Puel's position has been in doubt since the season concluded, with the majority of Saints fans feeling the club have under-performed this season. The club went on to thank Puel for his service and announced the search for a new manager was underway.
  • Zagoria | Murray and Wawrinka to do battle in French Open semifinals

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    Murray was badly in need of inspiration and he was handed it via umpire Carlos Ramos who gave the 2016 runner-up a time violation while serving at 1-1 in the second set. Wawrinka is going to be tough to beat as long as he keeps his unforced errors below 30, which he's done three times this tournament. "Obviously now I beat Novak".
  • N'Golo Kante: 'Kylian Mbappe is a very good player'

    N'Golo Kante: 'Kylian Mbappe is a very good player'

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    But if he has to leave Monaco , I say: 'What is better for him, for France , for PSG, that there be a union between the player and his city. The guys respond to your tweets about England's hopes at the World Cup, Kylian Mbappe and Mamadou Sakho.
  • Ronaldo has clear conscience amid tax evasion row

    Ronaldo has clear conscience amid tax evasion row

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    It added that Ronaldo falsely claimed the income as coming from real estate, which "greatly" reduced his tax rate. The four counts of tax fraud were based on a report from Spain's tax agency, it said in a statement. The 32-year-old Ronaldo - the world's highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine - follows in the footsteps of Barcelona forward and Argentina star Lionel Messi , who was found guilty of the same offence last year, although the sums involved were allegedly smaller.
  • Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

    Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

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    Floyd Mayweather is 40 years old, he's always had problems with southpaws, and Conor McGregor is 27 years old, and he is a southpaw. Mayweather retired in 2015 with an incredible 49-0 record, but will return to the sport for what is likely to be one last payday.
  • The 2017/18 Premier League Fixtures Are Out

    The 2017/18 Premier League Fixtures Are Out

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    Arsenal will then face Brighton (h), Everton (a), Manchester City (a), Burnley (a) and Southampton at St. Mary's after their European travels. The fixture could be reversed, meaning the Hammers would face three games on the road at the start of their campaign. Manchester City are visitors at Old Trafford on December 9 and United will visit Pep Guardiola's team at the Etihad Stadium on April 7.
  • 'Back in Iraq' Without His Weapon: GOP Rep. Describes Attack

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    Members of the Democratic Party's team were practicing elsewhere Wednesday morning; after the attack, they tweeted a photo of themselves taking a moment to think of their colleagues. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co.", a post in March purportedly said, according to NPR . "I've seen him a couple of times like in the Superdome and I often wondered, 'Well, why in the hell did he have all those security people with him?" Members told stories of their colleagues coming to their side.
  • Police release dash-cam footage of Tiger arrest

    Police release dash-cam footage of Tiger arrest

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    He was released on his own recognizance. Tiger Woods was confused when police are talking to him in the dash cam video of his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence in Florida on Monday. In a statement after his arrest Monday - before the video surfaced - Woods said alcohol was not involved, blaming his disorientation on "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications".
  • Kevin Durant: 'I Didn't Hop On

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    But Durant chose them, forming a super team. But with a core of National Basketball Association stars under 30 , odds are they'll be back. You kept us off the street. Does Cavaliers general manager David Griffin look to star free agents or trade deals? Kevin Durant's fingerprints were still fresh on his NBA Finals MVP trophy when someone sent him a text.