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Hugo Santillan: Argentine dies after boxing injuries

Santillan was a former South American super-featherweight champion



Argentine boxer Hugo Santillan has died from injuries sustained during a title fight, just days after the death of Russian fighter Maxim Dadashev.

The 23-year-old collapsed in the ring on Saturday shortly after his WBC Latino Silver lightweight bout with Eduardo Javier Abreu in Argentina ended in a draw.

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Maxim Dadashev dies after boxing injuries sustained against Subriel Matias

Dadashev had won all of his previous 13 fights



Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died at the age of 28 following injuries suffered in his IBF light-welterweight fight against Subriel Matias.

Dadashev was reportedly unable to walk to the dressing room after his bout was stopped by trainer Buddy McGirt at the end of the 11th round on Friday.

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Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman on points to take WBA Super welterweight title

American Keith Thurman was knocked down in the first round by Manny Pacquiao



Manny Pacquiao said he had "fun" as he became the oldest welterweight champion in history by beating WBA Super champion Keith Thurman in a split decision in Las Vegas.

Thurman - previously undefeated - had promised to send the 40-year-old Fillipino into retirement, but was knocked down in the first round before a thrilling fight went the distance.

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Tour de France 2019: Geraint Thomas puts time into rivals as Teunissen retains yellow

Geraint Thomas' Ineos were riding in their first Tour team time trial - they failed to win one as Team Sky



Geraint Thomas gained time on his rivals for the overall Tour de France victory by finishing second on stage two's team time trial with Team Ineos.

The British-based team were first out and completed the 27.6km race around Brussels in 29 minutes 18 seconds.

Read more: Tour de France 2019: Geraint Thomas puts time into rivals as Teunissen retains yellow

Khabib Nurmagomedov to face Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi

Khabib Nurmagomedov will make the second defence of his title in September



Khabib Nurmagomedov will fight for the first time since his clash with Conor McGregor when he faces Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September.

UFC lightweight champion Nurmagomedov beat McGregor at UFC 229 in October to extend his unbeaten record to 27-0.

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