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Iron fist former heavyweight champion Gerrie Coetzee dies at 67

Gerrie Coetzee (L), who fought Michael Dokes in 1983 for the WBA heavyweight title, died Thursday in South Africa at 67. (Photo by Getty Images) Gerrie Coetzee, the hard-punching South African who won the heavyweight division in 1983 when he knocked out Michael “Dynamite” Dokes, died on Thursday after a short battle with cancer. His …

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Japan’s ‘Monster’ Inoue is poised to rampage through the super-bantamweight division

Japan’s Naoya Inoue announced his promotion to boxing’s super-bantamweight division on Friday and set his sights on becoming undisputed world champion again, one month after claiming all bantamweight belts. The undefeated Inoue, nicknamed “The Monster,” became the first bantamweight world champion in half a century when he beat England’s Paul Butler in December to add …

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Kyle Larson at the 2024 Indy 500 and Coca-Cola 600 races, will be the fifth driver to attempt the ‘Double’

With 500 days left until the 2024 Indianapolis 500 — yes, you read that right, 2024 — the 108th greatest spectacle in racing now has its first driver entry, one that steals the show at its best. Kyle Larson, the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series champion and the legendary dirt track racer, joins Arrow McLaren, with …

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Kyle Larson will attempt an Indy 500-Coke 600 doubleheader with McLaren Racing in 2024

Kyle Larson’s Indy 500 Kyle Larson will try to become the fifth driver to lead the Indy 500-Coca Cola 600 doubleheader; Arrow McLaren Racing for the 2024 Indianapolis 500. Joining fellow NASCAR Cup Series champions Tony Stewart (who raced in both races in 1999 and 2001) and Kurt Busch (the most recent driver to race …

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Gervonta Davis forces Hector Garcia to retire on the bench, Ryan Garcia vs.

Gervonta Davis handed Hector Garcia his first career loss Saturday at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) Hector Garcia fought Gervonta Davis Almost then anyone fought with him and did not come close to winning. Davis, as he often does, got off to a slow start against Garcia on Saturday …

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Austin Cindric, Devlin DeFrancesco, Pietro Fittipaldi teaming in LMP2 at Rolex 24

NASCAR Awards and Champion Celebration The 61st Rolex 24 at Daytona field announced its first NASCAR Cup Series driver with reigning Daytona 500 winner Austin Cindric returning to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener. Cindric was announced in the lineup Saturday for the No. 51 Oreca of Rick Ware Racing in the LMP2 division. …

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Andretti Autosport partners with Cadillac trying to join Formula 1

Could Andretti Autosport be part of Formula 1 soon? (AP Photo/Paul Sancy, File) Andretti Autosport’s attempt to join Formula 1 is gaining steam. The team announced on Thursday that it has had two days with its F1 partner, Cadillac. Cadillac would provide Andretti’s potential team with engines. F1’s current engine manufacturers are Ferrari, Mercedes and …

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