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Light-heavyweight championship story 1903-1987

Light-heavyweight championship story 1903-1987

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Published by Enterprise Electric Printery in Pall Mall Street .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24721629M

  In a U.F.C. Classic, Great Loses Out to Greatest. Jon Jones on Saturday night after taking the U.F.C. light-heavyweight title the story Cormier has told himself will be just that — a story.   NZ world champion books marquee title fight in UK Brazilian-born Kiwi Geovana Peres will defend her WBO world light-heavyweight title on an Eddie Hearn promoted card in the Newcastle, England. 10 hours ago  The UFC is presenting a special Wednesday night card, featuring light heavyweight contenders Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira in the main event. Smith has won four out of his past five fights, while the year-old Teixeira has won three in a row. UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira • Wednesday, Jacksonville, Florida • Prelims: ESPN+, 6 p.


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