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Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

Tyson Fury offers to skip warm-up fight and take on Anthony Joshua

Jan 3, 2018 ESPN staff Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is prepared to forego a warm-up fight and challenge Anthony Joshua for the WBA Super and IBF titles immediately. Due to injuries and suspensions, Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) has not fought since outclassing Wladimir

Top-seeded Garbine Muruguza retires with cramps, out of Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia — Top-seeded Garbine Muguruza fell to the court behind the baseline in the third set before retiring from her opening match at the Brisbane International because of leg cramps. The Wimbledon champion was up a set and a break Tuesday against Aleksandra Krunic

Former boxing champ Vinny Paz appears in court on assault charge

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Ex-boxing champion Vinny Paz has been released after turning himself in on a felony assault charge in Rhode Island. Paz, a five-time world champion, is known for his comeback story after a car crash, which was dramatized in the 2016 film “Bleed

WBC updates status of world titles and mandatory situations

Compared to the other three major sanctioning organizations, the WBC does the best job of regularly providing status updates on each of its world titles and the mandatory situations in each division. WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman released a division-by-division breakdown on Tuesday. Here’s a look:

Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki advances to quarterfinals of ASB Classic

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the quarterfinals of the ASB Tennis Classic on Wednesday, beating Petra Martic of Croatia 6-2, 6-2. After taking 58 minutes to beat American Madison Brengle in her first-round match Tuesday, Wozniacki needed only 53 minutes to