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David Haye Loses 6 Kilos on rice and beans | Jungle Diet | Bodyshot [pic]



The boxing champion went into the Australian Bush at a beefy 98 kilograms (that’s just over 15 stone or 215 pounds for those of you still thinking in imperial units) but quickly dropped to 92 kilograms (14 stone) after living on a meagre diet of rice and beans every day. Things could’ve been better for the contestants food-wise if they had been successful during the first week of bushtucker trials; unpleasant challenges contestants are voted to face in order to earn food for their camp. Former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan was repeatedly put up by the public vote to face the trials due to her extreme phobias and uncontrollable anxieties but was unsurprisingly unsuccessful in most of them meaning that her camp mates got no proper meals other than rice and beans for nearly a week. However, it wasn’t immediately obvious to the female viewers out there that David’s physique was being compromised and he took ample opportunity to flaunt his sexy six pack to those who tuned in.



Unprecedented: PacMan’s Times Square Special | Top Rank | Boxing

Manny Pacquiao goes through a hard workout Friday with trainer Freddie Roach at the Wildcard Boxing Club in an unprecedented training session that was broadcast live on a seven stories tall screen in Times Square in New York City. Photo Credit: Chris Farina / Top Rank

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Manny Pacquiao granted fans unique access to his training regimen in an hour-long special that was simulcasted in Times Square and on http://www.TopRank.TV.

You Can Buy Mike Tyson’s 14K Gold & Diamond Porsche Pendant For $4,800 on Ebay Right Now


This RARE FIND Mens solid 14K yellow gold diamond Porsche pendant. Pendant measures 3″ in height  x 2 1/4″ in width (measuring without loops), with loop add another 3/4 “. Loop opening measures 3/8”. Pendant weighs 63.1 grams and and has been tested 14K. This exceptional rare find was owned by Mike Tyson and designed by Rodney.

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Birmingham kickboxer extradited over stabbing

A kickboxer from Birmingham wanted over the murder of a US marine in Thailand has been extradited.

Lee Aldhouse, 29, was named as the prime suspect in the Thai authorities’ investigation into the death of Dashawn Longfellow in Phuket in August 2010.

Aldhouse is alleged to have attacked Mr Longfellow after a fight in a bar on the island.

“We can confirm that Lee Aldhouse, a British national, was extradited to Thailand from London Heathrow on an extradition warrant.

“He is wanted in connection with the suspected murder of Dashawn Longfellow, 23, in 2010 on the Thai island of Phuket.”


Muhammad Ali gloves sell for world record price at auction

Two significant pairs of Muhammad Ali fight-worn gloves – Ali’s (then Cassius Clay) gloves from his February 25, 1964 bout against Sonny Liston and his gloves from his March 8, 1971 bout against Joe Frazier (Ali-Frazier I) – each sold for $385,848 in a SCP Auctions’ November auction which concluded early Saturday.  The sale of these two items sets a world-record price for any piece of boxing memorabilia at public auction. 23320b_med

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From the Champ’s early days on the international stage comes a pair of training worn gloves dated to 1960, the year when the brash youngster from Louisville would capture the attention of the sporting world with his electrifying performance at the Olympics in Rome. The burgundy gloves are in excellent condition, with Post Manufacturing Co. of New York tags on the wrists, laces intact, showing good use overall but no discernible problems. On the left-hand glove inside is printed in red ink: “Signed by Cassius Clay, Louisville 1960,” which the original owner wrote. On the inside of the right-hand glove is a strong blue ballpoint signature “From Cassius Clay 1960,” which the gloves’ original owner obtained directly from Clay that summer in Louisville after his triumphant return from Rome.


‘Freddie’ Flintoff’ having pre fight Jitters | Watch Live | Boxing

The ex-England cricketer has admitted that he has the jitters about the clash at the MEN arena but hopes to channel the nerves into his performance.

Talking to Sky Sports News, Flintoff, 34, said: “I’d be lying if I said there weren’t any nerves, but I experienced nerves in my career before, in cricket, and managed to use them to my advantage – so hopefully this will be no different.

Andrew Flintoff & Richard Dawson Weigh In


“It’s a big task I’m taking on, I’ve worked hard for it – and we’ll see what the result is afterwards.

Rejecting claims that the fight was nothing more than a publicity stunt, Flintoff said: “You can’t go into this sport for a bit of fun

“It’s a serious sport, it’s a serious business.

“He’s come here to win and so have I.”



Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff weighs in for his first professional boxing fight.

The 34-year-old former all rounder will take on American Richard Dawson at the MEN Arena in Manchester after exchanging his cricketing whites for a pair of boxing gloves in a bid to prove himself in the ring.

Flintoff, who was part of England’s Ashes winning teams in 2005 and 2009, tipped the scales at 216lbs (97.98kg), 25lbs (11.34kg) lighter than his 23-year-old opponent who already has two professional victories.

Watch the fight live here en David Price vs. Matt Skelton

At Liverpool, England (Boxnation/WealthTV): David Price vs. Matt Skelton, 12 rounds, for Price’s British and Commonwealth heavyweight titles; Darren Hamilton vs. Steve Williams, 12 rounds, for Hamilton’s British junior welterweight title; John McDermott vs. Dillian Whyte, 10 rounds, heavyweights; Freddie Flintoff vs Richard Dawson

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Boxing | Fury & Johnson Get Rowdy at Press Conference

Tyson Fury and Kevin Johnson meet face to face ahead of their heavyweight clash.

Mike Tyson’s “Undisputed Truth” Show to Tour the USA

(Reuters) – Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson plans to take his one-man theater show on the road across the United States early next year.

Tyson, 45, made the announcement on ABC’s late-night show “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Tuesday.

“Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” is an autobiographical monologue performed by Tyson in which he reflects upon his tough childhood in Brooklyn, the absence of his father and his self-described “reckless and destructive” behavior. It premiered in Las Vegas in April and had a run on Broadway.

Tyson, whose reputation was boosted by a cameo in the 2009 hit comedy “The Hangover,” told Kimmel that his inspiration for the show came from a one-man performance of “A Bronx Tale” in Las Vegas.

The 23-date tour, which features the Broadway show directed by Spike Lee, is scheduled to begin on February 12 in Indianapolis, Indiana, the city where Tyson was convicted in 1992 of raping then 18-year-old beauty queen Desiree Washington.

Tyson, who at the age of 20 became the youngest world heavyweight champion, served three years in prison before restarting his boxing career in 1995.

He later became better known for his erratic behavior than for his prowess in the ring. Tyson notoriously bit off portions of opponent Evander Holyfield’s ears in a 1997 bout and publicly said he wanted to eat British champion Lennox Lewis’ children.

Tyson retired from boxing in 2006.



Mo Farah

Andy Murray

Sarah Storey

Katherine Grainger

Bradley Wiggins

Ben Ainslie

Ellie Simmonds

Jessica Ennis

Sir Chris Hoy

Rory McIlroy

Nicola Adams

David Weir

Gary Lineker : “It will get more impossible as the evening progresses, all four of those and the other eight and lots more have had unbelievably brilliant achievements.

“It’s worth pointing out it will be the great British public that will decide on the night. What we’ve done this year we’re not having any voting until we’ve seen all 12 candidates and I’m sure the public will be voting in their millions.

The remaining tickets for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2012 have sold out in 40 minutes.

The event, at London’s 15,000-capacity ExCeL on Sunday, 16 December, promises to be the biggest in the programme’s 59-year history after a golden summer.

There are still a limited number of disabled places available, to book these please call 0333 567 0153.

Sue Barker, Gary Lineker and Clare Balding will host the 2012 review.

The 12 contenders for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award will be announced on The One Show at 19:00 GMT on Monday, 26 November.

With an increased shortlist of 12, in recognition of the unprecedented success of UK sportsmen and women this year, the competition for the coveted title will be one of the most hotly contested in the show’s history.

London 2012 volunteers and young people are to share 1,000 free tickets.

Five hundred tickets will be given to volunteers through a random ballot and the same amount will be handed to young people from the six Olympic and Paralympic host boroughs.


  • Venue: ExCel London
  • Date: Sunday, 16 December
  • Time: 19:30 GMT

Coverage: Live on BBC One, BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website

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