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    Floyd Mayweather boxing comeback changed again as fight venue MOVED from Dubai helipad

    FLOYD MAYWEATHER has announced the latest twist in his boxing comeback – which has been moved from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. The American legend was due to face former sparring partner Don Moore last weekend atop the Burj Al Arab hotel helipad. 
    Floyd Mayweather announced his comeback has been moved from Dubai to Abu DhabiCredit: EPA

    But the death of 73-year-old UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan forced the entire event to be called off. 
    The UAE’s ministry of presidential affairs had announced a 40-day period of mourning and a three-day suspension of work in all ministries.
    It left organisers scrambling to find a new date after the ring was put up only hours before the cancellation. 
    Mayweather went on to announce that his comeback fight faced only a seven-day delay and would take place this Saturday, May 21.
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    But co-promoters Global Titans Fight Series denied his claim and said the event would likely be rescheduled to October.
    Now, Mayweather has offered up another update and suggested his return WILL be on Saturday, moving less than 100 miles down the road.
    He posted on Instagram: “The fight will take place in #AbuDhabi this Saturday, May 21st.
    “The expected sand storm won’t stop this event. I look forward to putting on a show for all my fans in person and worldwide.
    “Stay tuned for more details on tickets and venue.”
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    The extraordinary exhibition was due to have just 20-40 VIP guests in attendance, with tickets purchased as NFTs and costing around £150,000.
    But Mayweather, 45, appears to have packed up the idea of fighting Moore, 42, while 700ft above sea level.
    His latest undercard is set to feature UFC legend Anderson Silva, 47, in action against Bruno Machado, 35.
    Former two-weight world champion Badou Jack, 38, is also due to fight Egyptian Hany Atiyo, also 38.
    This is Mayweather’s third boxing exhibition since officially retiring in 2017 after beating UFC superstar Conor McGregor, 33. 
    The first was against featherweight kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, 23, in 2018 and lastly with YouTuber Logan Paul, 27, last June.
    Floyd Mayweather pictured with UFC legend Anderson SilvaCredit: EPA
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    Anthony Joshua ‘has all the beatings’ of Oleksandr Usyk as deadline for crunch July rematch draws near

    ANTHONY JOSHUA “has all the beatings” of Oleksandr Usyk going into their high-stakes rematch.Joshua was turned over by the undefeated Ukranian in their Tottenham tussle last September as he unwisely tried to outbox the slick southpaw.
    Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk will renew their rivalry this summerCredit: GETTY
    AJ was turned over by the slick southpaw last SeptemberCredit: Getty
    But Johnny Nelson is believes the Brit will have the beating of Usyk second time aroundCredit: REUTERS
    But former undisputed cruiserweight champion Johnny Nelson believes AJ has the skills in his locker to become a three-time heavyweight titleholder.
    He told Planet Sport: “I think it’s a hard fight, I think it’s a harder rematch for AJ than the Ruiz rematch was.
    “It’s not an impossible task or ask, I think AJ has all the beatings of Usyk.
    “I’ve seen Usyk from the early days, seven fights in as a pro and I said this young man is the heir apparent.
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    “The problem is, once everyone knows who you are and what you can do then they can plot a plan for you.
    “And now with AJ, he just has to change tactics, change style, change intentions on what he wants to do and how he’s gonna approach the fight.
    “So, I don’t know what tactics he’ll choose, but what I’m saying is that it’s not an impossible task for AJ, but it’s a tough one.”
    Joshua, 32, lamented his decision to try and outbox his fellow London 2012 Olympian and plans to get “back to basics” for their second showdown.
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    He said: “The goal now is to go back to basics and go for the knockout.
    “I always feel, when I’m sparring or fighting people, I actually see their spirit get dampened.
    “Honestly, when you’re looking at this person directly in their eyes and watching their body, you can read the body and punch after punch this person is slowly fading.
    “Now when you’re boxing, the art of boxing is to hit and not get hit. So you’re kind of boxing to stay away. That’s not really my style.
    “My style is to be up close and personal and make it difficult for the person. So that’s the game plan.”
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    Eddie Hearn considered calling out Jake Paul after telling YouTuber he’s an ‘average fighter’ in heated face-off

    EDDIE HEARN was half-tempted to jokingly call out Jake Paul during the Katie Taylor vs Amanda Serrano fight week.The pair got up close and personal on several occasions during the historic fight week, in which Hearn didn’t mince his words about the YouTuber.
    Eddie Hearn recently branded YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul an ‘average fighter’Credit: GETTY
    And the Matchroom Boxing chief has revealed he was contemplating a jokey call-out of PaulCredit: SPORTSFILE
    And after labelling the social media star an “average fighter”, Hearn thought about challenging Paul to a promoters’ punch-up.
    He told talkSPORT: “You’re not going to see me in the ring unless the money is right.
    “I thought about calling Jake Paul out but, then again, I would get chinned and that would be embarrassing.”
    Matchroom Boxing chief Hearn also didn’t fancy his chances against Mayweather Promotion’s CEO Leonard Ellerbe.
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    “Congrats, Dmitry Bivol. He’s shown Canelo is easily beatable by a bigger man, which is what I’ve known the whole entire time.
    “Believe in yourself, kids. And don’t listen to these British scumbags like Eddie Hearn.”
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    BILLY JOE SAUNDERS has held talks to make a boxing return – which could lead to a rematch with Chris Eubank Jr next year. The former two-weight world champion has been largely unseen since defeat to Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez, 31, last May.
    Billy Joe Saunders has held talks to make a boxing returnCredit: Reuters
    Chris Eubank Jr could rematch Billy Joe Saunders next yearCredit: Reuters
    Saunders – who pocketed £5m in the fight – was brutally beaten in round eight following a devastating uppercut.
    It left him not only nursing four face fractures but also contemplating his career.
    But after over a year on the sidelines, Saunders has began talking up a potential return to the ring.
    And his promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed discussions with members of the boxer’s entourage have taken place.
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    Hearn told talkSPORT: “I have actually, or some people that work with him. I’d like to see Billy Joe back in the ring.
    “We’re talking to him about possible fights in September/October.
    “He has got to get back in the gym and take the weight off because he’s notorious for enjoying himself in between camps.
    “But he’s a very good fighter. Until he broke his eye socket against Canelo Alvarez, he was having a great fight.”
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    Saunders, 32, had said the only fight he would return for would be against Chris Eubank Jr, 32, who he beat on points in 2014.
    But while Hearn admitted that rematch would not be the next move, it could materialise next year.
    He said: “He’s controversial, he’s talented, and of course [you can do] the Billy Joe Saunders vs Chris Eubank Jr fight down the road.
    “I don’t believe you’ll see that this year anyway. But I’d like to see John Ryder fight Billy Joe Saunders.
    “They had a great fight a few years ago, it was very close.
    “John’s got great momentum after the Daniel Jacobs fight and hopefully we can get Billy Joe back in the ring.”
    Chris Eubank Jr lost to Billy Joe Saunders in 2014Credit: News Group Newspapers Ltd
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    JOSHUA BUATSI returns to the ring on Saturday night in the toughest test of his career against Craig ‘Spider’ Richards.The mouthwatering light-heavyweight fight – billed as the Battle of South London – takes place this weekend. But first there’s a STACKED undercard at the O2 Arena.
    Joshua Buatsi and Craig Richards face off in the main eventCredit: Alamy
    Buatsi, 29, said in the build-up: “There’s always people to prove wrong.
    “Every boxer has an ego. No one wants to lose.
    “I win by being myself. You can look at the stats, and say: ‘this is what he usually does’.
    “But I am gonna bring it and that’s how I fight. If I can take him out, I will.”
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    Joshua Buatsi vs Craig Richards takes place on Saturday, May 21.
    The O2 Arena in London plays host.
    Expect the main event at around 10pm BST.
    What live stream and TV channel is Joshua Buatsi vs Craig Richards on?
    Joshua Buatsi vs Craig Richards will be broadcast live on DAZN.
    DAZN costs £7.99 per month for subscribers.
    Unified world champ Chantelle Cameron is on the undercard
    What is the Buatsi vs Richards undercard?
    Unified world champion Chantelle Cameron is back in the ring for her first fight since last October.
    The unbeaten Northampton ace – who holds the WBC, IBF and Ring magazine light-welterweight titles – says she “fell off the radar” when an undisputed fight against WBA and WBO champ Kali Reis fell through.
    Cameron said: “I just fell off the radar. I had my fight in October, the momentum was there.
    “Kali had her fight, people were excited for that fight and then the rug was pulled from underneath me and I disappeared.
    “I tried so hard to keep positive and keep at it, but it was really hard. I had no idea what was happening and I was getting no answers.”

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    Prince Naseem Hamed drives his £120k supercar through Windsor after renting £1.4m house next to the Queen

    PRINCE NASEEM HAMED is living like royalty after driving a £120,000 Corvette Stingray supercar through Windsor.The ex-world featherweight boxing champion has well and truly relaxed into life away from the ring having retired in 2002.
    Hamed waved at fans out of the £120,000 supercar
    The 36-1 former boxer was seen driving the Corvette around Windsor
    Hamed retired in 2002 aged just 28
    The 48-year-old rents a £1.4million townhouse backing on to Windsor Castle, where the Queen spends most of her private weekends.
    One onlooker who spotted Hamed in town said: “He used to be known for his killer punch and showmanship but now hardly anyone recognises him.
    “But it’s good to see Prince Naseem living in the shadows of proper royalty.”
    And he has a flash car to go alongside the expensive property.
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    Sheffield-born Hamed, who boasted a professional record of 36-1, was seen driving a £120,000 Corvette supercar around the town centre.
    Hamed was all smiles as he drove the gorgeous blue car and took the time to wave at some fans before roaring off.
    Dad-of-three Naz held three of the four major world belts — the WBO, IBF and WBC — and was widely seen as the true champ.
    He returned from the Marco Antonio Barrera loss with a lacklustre win over Manuel Calvo in 2002.
    He is living up to his regal nickname by becoming a neighbour of the Queen
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    The star, worth £50m, said of his decision to quit aged 28: “After winning the fifth world title belt, I just thought, why not be one of the smart ones in boxing?”
    Promoter Frank Warren said at one stage, Hamed was “the most exciting fighter” he’d worked with.
    Warren said: “I think at one stage he was the most exciting fighter that I’d ever been involved with.
    “At one stage, in the early part of his career, he could have gone on to become one of the great fighters.
    “But that disappeared when he didn’t fight as regularly as he should have done, when he was cutting corners on his training.
    “It just didn’t work out for him from that point on.”
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    Larry Holmes reveals 40-year secret that almost overshadowed Gerry Cooney fight after racist rednecks shot at his HOME

    THERE’S nothing more frustrating for a journalist than to be given a sensational scoop only to have the elation dashed by being told it’s off the record.It’s happened to me many times and what world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes revealed forty years ago in Las Vegas I’ve had to keep to myself until today.
    Larry Holmes, pictured with his wife Diane and daughter Kandy Larie, had to put them in a safe houseCredit: AP:Associated Press
    Holmes won a pulsating fight with Cooney’s trainer throwing in the towel in the 13thCredit: Getty
    Holmes, before he defended his title against Gerry Cooney on June 11, 1982, set up his training camp at Caesars Palace.
    The Holmes-Cooney clash sold itself.
    Both men were unbeaten and Cooney – the Deontay Wilder of his day – had knocked out 21 of his 25 opponents with his dynamite left hook.
    America hadn’t had a white world heavyweight champion since Rocky Marciano retired undefeated 27 years before.
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    That gave promoter Don King the ammunition he needed to provoke extra publicity by disgracefully turning the fight into a Black vs White race war – much to Holmes and Cooney’s disgust.
    It was all the white supremacists in the States needed to unload their bile and issue Holmes with death threats.
    I have covered nearly eighty world heavyweight championships – many of them highly controversial – but the build-up before Holmes and Cooney entered the ring in the 30,000-seater open-air arena built on Caesars Palace parking lot was unquestionably the most repugnant and toxic. 
    Whenever I had interviewed Holmes before previous defences he was always relaxed, smiling and happy to talk.
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    But when I went to see Larry in his hotel suite six weeks before the fight with “The Great White Hope” as King called Cooney, I realised as soon as I walked through the door he was an extremely worried man.
    There was every reason for him being morose and not his usual laid-back, amusing self.
    He then told me he had to move his wife Diane and his kids out of their home in Eastern, Pennsylvania, to a secret place of safety after a carload of rednecks with rifles had shot up his mailbox on his front lawn.
    In the febrile atmosphere of the time that news item almost certainly would have made headlines worldwide.
    Larry must have seen the journalistic light shining in my eyes because he quickly added: “Please don’t write about it because I’m in enough trouble with this black and white nonsense already.
    “I believe what happened in Eastern is a warning to me and my family and if the story appears in the press it could encourage other racial idiots.” 
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    White supremacist groups relentlessly continued to harass Holmes right up to the opening bell and issued warnings that their agents were ready to shoot Holmes as he entered the ring.
    The Las Vegas Police Department took the threats very seriously and deployed their top marksmen at various vantage points overlooking the ring just in case there was an assassin lurking in the crowd.
    Fortunately the only violence that night was confined within the ropes. How Holmes managed to concentrate on beating Cooney considering the stress he was under was remarkable.
    Cooney certainly gave him many awkward moments but he wasn’t in Holmes’ league and after being floored twice his trainer Victor Valle threw in the towel in the 13th round to save his man from being knocked out.
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    I met up with the pair of them in London last week before they began a four-gig tour of England as part of the celebrations to mark their epic battle four decades ago.
    That’s when a grinning Larry released me from my vow of silence and said it was now OK to tell the mailbox saga.
    Diane, who was on the trip with them, told me to this day she won’t allow a mailbox in front of their house.
    She said: “I’ll never forget how scared I was – I thought they were out to murder me and the children.
    “Since that happened I have insisted the mailman makes his deliveries at my front door.”
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    As they both said: “We didn’t care about black and white – we cared about each other.”
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    But the death of 73-year-old UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan forced the entire event to be called off. 
    The UAE’s ministry of presidential affairs announced a 40-day period of mourning and a three-day suspension of work in all ministries.
    It left organisers scrambling to find a new date after the ring was put up only hours before the cancellation. 
    Mayweather went on to announce that his comeback fight faced only a seven-day delay and would take place this Saturday, May 21.
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