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Andrew Cancio (20-4-2) upset Puerto Rico’s Alberto Machado by knockout to win the WBA super featherweight world title on Saturday Feb. 9. Cancio survived a first round knockdown and rallied furiously from that point on to floor Machado three times with body shots. 

Canelo Wins in NYC

Saul Canelo Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) became a three-division world champion as he defeated Rocky Fielding (27-2, 15 KOs) of Liverpool, England via third-round technical knockout in front of a sold-out crowd of 20,112 boxing fans at Madison Square Garden. 

Canelo vs GGG 2 gallery

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez emerged victorious by majority decision after 12 razor close and furious rounds against Gennady “GGG” Golovkin to become the new middleweight world champion on Saturday.

Hollywood Fight Night Results

In front of the sold-out crowd, Kazakhstans Ali Akhmedov (12-0, 9 KOs) ended the night for Jorge Escalante (9-2-1, 6 KOs) with a fourth-round stoppage against his opponent, leaving the crowd puzzled at the referees decision. But there were several exciting fights including a female lightweight clash.

Baseball Hall of Fame 2019

New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera was voted unanimously into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the baseball writers and will be joined by Edgar Martinez, Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina. They will also be accompanied by Harold Baines and Lee Smith who were voted in by the Veterans Committee last month. Induction ceremonies take place this summer in Cooperstown, New York.

Frank Robinson Dies at 83

Two-time Most Valuable Player, and one of the top hitters of any era, Frank Robinson passed away, announced Major League Baseball on Thursday.  “We have lost Frank Robinson at the age of 83,” said MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred Jr.

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AJ Pollack Signed by Dodgers

AJ Pollack was signed by the Los Angeles Dodgers to a four-year contract worth $55 million.The former all-star outfielder played for the Arizona Diamondbacks since being drafted by that team in 2009. He made his Major League debut in 2012 and was selected to the National League All Stars team in 2015.

Baseball Chisme - Jan. 2019

Former all-star catcher Russell Martin returned to the Los Angeles Dodgers who traded for him by sending two minor league players to the Toronto Blue Jays this week. Martin, 35, started his major league career with the Dodgers and played there from 2006 to 2010 and then signed with the New York Yankees as a free agent. 

Angels Sign Jonathan Lucroy

Jonathan Lucroy signed a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The Angels had sought a catcher since last year when they traded away Martin Maldonado to Houston Astros. The void at catcher was severely felt by the team that missed a veteran presence at the key position.

Dave Robertson Signs 2-Year Deal

Veteran relief pitcher David Robertson signed a two-year deal with Philadelphia Phillies worth $23 million. Robertson, 33, possesses a filthy curveball that made him a devastating weapon for the New York Yankees in 2018. With an 8-3 record and 3.23 ERA in 69 games including five saves

Looking Back at MLB 2018

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros led their respective leagues in pitching but in the end, it was the team with the most dynamic hitting that prevailed in the World Series and that was the Boston Red Sox.

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