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Klitschko dedicates knock-out to Ukraine’s struggles

World boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine, left, knocks down Samoan-born Australian challenger Alex Leapai during their IBF, IBO, WBO and WBA heavyweight title bout in Oberhausen, Germany, Saturday, April 26, 2014. AP

Undisputed world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has dedicated his fifth-round knock-out of challenger Alex Leapai to his countrymen embroiled in the ongoing political crisis in Ukraine.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

UFC: Jones defends light heavyweight title

Jon Jones  AFP FILE PHOTO

Jon Jones punished Glover Teixeira for five rounds and won a unanimous decision Saturday night at UFC 172, successfully defending his light heavyweight championship for the seventh straight time.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Australia’s Leapai up next for Wladimir Klitschko

WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight boxing world champion Wladimir Klitschko, right. AP FILE PHOTO

Wladimir Klitschko will defend his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing Organization heavyweight titles against Australian challenger Alex Leapai in Oberhausen, Germany, on April 26.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Cain Velasquez reclaims UFC heavyweight title

Cain Velasquez of San Jose grapples with Junior dos Santos of Brazil during their UFC 155 heavyweight championship mixed martial arts match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Velasquez won with a unanimous decision. AP

Cain Velasquez reclaimed the UFC heavyweight championship Saturday night, battering Junior Dos Santos on the way to a lopsided unanimous decision in UFC 155.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Klitschko retains WBC heavyweight title

Ukrainian WBC World Champion Vitali Klitschko (R) punches British boxer Dereck Chisora in the WBC World Heavyweight Championship in the Olympic hall in Munich on Saturday, February 18, 2012. Klitschko won the fight by points after 12 rounds. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE

Vitali Klitschko retained his World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title with a unanimous points decision over Britain’s Dereck Chisora in a stormy clash at the Olympiahalle on Saturday.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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