Sport-On this day… June 1

(Reuters) – ON THIS DAY — JUNE 1 June 1, 2002 BOXING – Promoter Don King raises the hand of Evander Holyfield after his controversial win against Hasim Rahman in their non-title bout in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Holyfield controlled most of the fight before accidentally headbutting Rahman in the seventh round, causing a large…

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Burns dominates Woodley at UFC Fight Night

Brazilian welterweight Gilbert Burns upset American Tyron Woodley in a five-round, unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. Burns (19-3), who is from Rio de Janeiro and trains in South Florida, has now won six straight bouts and was impressive in defeating Woodley, who entered as the…

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