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Amir Khan can beat Saul Alvarez, says Lennox Lewis

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Amir Khan meets Saul Alvarez for the WBC middleweight title

 

British boxing legend Lennox Lewis says Amir Khan can upset the odds and beat Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez on Saturday, if he sticks to his game-plan.

Khan, 29, has jumped two weight divisions to challenge his Mexican rival for the WBC middleweight title at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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Conor McGregor: UFC star has 'decided to retire young'

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McGregor suffered his first UFC defeat, by Nate Diaz, last month



Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor has fuelled speculation he is about to retire from the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

The Irishman, 27, sent a tweet in which he said: "I have decided to retire young. Thanks for the cheese. Catch ya's later."

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Manny Pacquiao beats Timothy Bradley in 'final' fight

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Manny Pacquiao was fighting for the first time since his defeat by Floyd Mayweather last May



Manny Pacquiao beat Timothy Bradley by unanimous decision in what the Filipino says is the final fight of his career.

All three judges scored Pacquiao winner by 116-110 on Saturday in the match between the pair in Las Vegas.

Read more: Manny Pacquiao beats Timothy Bradley in 'final' fight

Russia set to learn Olympics fate

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Russia hopes to prevent its athletes being banned from next year's Rio Olympics by claiming "irregularities" around its drug-testing system were down to the sport's "old leadership".

The country's athletics federation has written to athletics' governing body after allegations of "state-sponsored doping" were made by a World Anti-Doping Agency independent report.

Read more: Russia set to learn Olympics fate


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