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CHAMPION. He who fights for another, or takes his place in a quarrel; it also includes him who fights his own battles. Bract. lib. 4, t. 2, c. 12.

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ONE heavyweight world champion Brandon Vera and former ONE bantamweight king Kevin Belingon fly the Philippine flag in the historic ONE: Century card set on 13 October at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Japan.
Anthony Joshua will defend his heavyweight titles against Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden on June 1, the British boxer's promoter announced on Wednesday.Ruiz Jr, who will be bidding to become Mexico's first heavyweight world champion, replaces Joshua's scheduled opponent Jarrell Miller, who was barred from fighting after failing drugs tests.
Richard Commey brings the number to ten world champions in the history of Ghana's professional boxing.
"I am thrilled to start my training under such a legendary figure in world boxing, it is a great honour for me to train with Freddie, who has already trained the likes of so many world champion boxers.
FORMER world champion Graeme Dott admits he's worried about the death of Scottish snooker.
" US pair Mike Bryan and Jack Sock won the men's doubles award while the women's doubles world champions are Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova.
Britain's team for the two-day clash of the world's top eight nations is missing Laura Muir, Dina Asher-Smith, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Reece Prescod and all four of the world champion men's sprint relay team.
He explained: "We entered the championship last year with a five-year plan to become World Champions. We did it in just two years.
He said the contribution of these seven world champions, all are hailing
One of the expected highlights of Day One will be the clash between new world champion and World No 1 Nour Al Sherbini and her compatriot and former World No 1 Raneem Al Welily.
LEE Haskins insists he is a worthy world champion ahead of his first IBF bantamweight title defence against Ivan Morales in Cardiff tonight.
Long gone are the days when there were just eight weight divisions and eight world champions.

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