The World’s Most Popular Sports by Various Metrics

A lot of fans of the world sports are constantly trying to monitor what is happening in the major championships, cups and other events related to their favorite teams or individual athletes. Football confidently holds the leading position in terms of popularity based on all today matches results — the game of millions fascinates the viewers with its high level of entertainment and an abundance of exciting moments.

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Here’s What Some of the World’s Best Boxers Do When They’re Not Training

Boxers, like ordinary people, have lives outside their work. Sure, they spend a big chunk of their time training for matches, but these athletes also have things they’re busy with that may or may not be at all related to boxing.

These professional boxers are, in their own ways, celebrities. To some extent, they have the capacity to influence and they know it. Let’s dive right into the lives of some world-famous boxers outside the ring.

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Five Really Exciting Sports that Are Big Business

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By Joseph Plunkett

Sports are all about the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. 

It’s about David and Goliath, overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles and experiencing the excitement of incredible athletic achievement. It’s about the adrenaline rush, the white-knuckle-moments that are remembered forever. Sports about all about an amazing experience. 

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A Brief History Of Boxing

By Patrick Pierce

There is simply no denying that boxing still remains one of the most exciting sports today. And, a lot of this has to do with its rich history. Yes, kickboxing and mixed martial arts have moved into the spotlight as of late, but there is no denying that there are still plenty of hardcore boxing fans that are dedicated to the sweet science that is boxing. If you really want to appreciate boxing and everything that it has to offer, you should take the time to learn a bit about the sport’s rich history.

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Anthony Joshua’s criticism of Fury’s next opponent is laughable 

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It seems that ever since Andy Ruiz Jr beat Anthony Joshua in a shock upset at Madison Square Garden, the 29-year-old Englishman has become a lot more outspoken. Before being knocked to the canvas repeatedly and subsequently stripped of his heavyweight belts during a disastrous showing in New York, Joshua was regarded as a phenomenon in the world of boxing as the Watford-born superstar always chose to let his boxing do the talking. 

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What it Truly Takes to Become a UFC Champion Today

Mixed martial arts, or MMA, is a modern amalgamation of about 15 different combat disciplines including wrestling, jiu-jitsu, muay thai, boxing and kung fu. Because of the multifarious nature of the sport, there are numerous avenues to transition into and out of the sport; which seems to be growing exponentially by the year.

The most prestigious honor in the sport is the Ultimate Fighting Championship title, which has been claimed by just 81 individuals in its history. Dana White is the current President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is the mma organization in the world. Under White’s leadership, the UFC has grown into a globally popular multibillion-dollar enterprise, and helped him acquire an individual net worth of about half a billion dollars.

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The Latest Sporting Events You Should Be Betting On

Are you the type of individual who absolutely loves taking a risk? If you’ve answered yes to this question, there is a really good chance that you love betting on sports. After all, this can give you a big adrenaline thrill. The only problem is that there is a risk involved. Nevertheless, you’re having a good time and there is a real possibility that you’re going to be making money in the future. So, which sports should you think about betting on in the near future? Within this guide, you’ll learn about the latest sporting events that you should be betting on.

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Top Five Boxing Matches On Paper in 2019

By James Connolly

2018 was a big year for boxing, with a plethora of great action in the ring, a colossal shakeup of the sport’s broadcasting deals and the continued emergence of new superstars to fill the void left by Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

But with this year in full swing, how can boxing continue to prosper in 2019? Here’s our pick of the top five potential fights this year:

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Paul Pogba Joins United in Dubai, Team Trains in View of Anthony Joshua

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For most of us, it would be really nice to be in Dubai right now. That’s where Manchester United is currently training- a place with clear skies and a temperature of 71 degrees at press time. For most of United’s fan base that forecast sounds absolutely heavenly right now. United are back in the Middle East to train again, and today injured midfielder Paul Pogba flew out to join up with the rest of the team. 

The Frenchman missed the original departure date due to a gash on his left leg which required treatment.

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How Notre Dame Became the “Fighting Irish,” 1924 Beatdown of the KKK Largely Contributed

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In just 12 days time, the #3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish will play in the Cotton Bowl, one of this season’s two national semifinal contests, against the #2 Clemson Tigers. If the Fighting Irish, double digit underdogs, manage to pull off the massive upset they will play the winner of Alabama-Oklahoma for the national title.

It’s a historic moment for Notre Dame, their first College Football Playoff appearance. “Oh, it’s going to decide a true national champion, there’s no doubt about that,” Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly said at the on-campus Playoff Media Day this past Saturday.

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Will Conor McGregor’s Injury Hold Him Back Against Khabib Nurmagomedov?

By Peter Dunn

It’s one of the biggest fights in the recent years of the UFC, and it all started with a feisty Irishman throwing a trolley through a bus window. Now, Conor McGregor has one of the toughest opponents in the game in his sights, the defending lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, but appears to have suffered an injury setback.

At the UFC 229 press conference, the challenger turned up with an injury to the middle finger on his left hand. Given that McGregor is notorious for swinging in crisp and destructive left hooks, this has some fans worried about his chances in the upcoming fight. While it is still an injury, the Irishman has batted away claims that it will impede his performance on October 6 in Las Vegas.

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How Fighters Perform Weight Cutting Ahead of the Bout

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By K.C. Dunn

For some mixed martial artists, weight cutting is an integral part of life, helping them to reach their target weight for an upcoming fight, but what exactly is involved in weight cutting and why do fighters do it?

Weight cutting is a practice fighters use to lose weight rapidly before a fight, in order to meet the weight limit for their scheduled bout. There are two types of weight cutting: shedding fat and muscle, and losing fluids, often through extreme dehydration.

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