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Philboxing
Conor McGregor Media Conference Call TranscriptQI wanted to get your reaction today to the ruling that the Nevada State Athlet
Philboxing / Posted 3 hours ago
QI wanted to get your reaction today to the ruling that the Nevada State Athletic Commission made that will allow the request that you and Floyd made, to reduce the size of gloves from 10 ounces to 8 ounces. Can you give me your thoughts about that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lighter glove only adds to the hypeLAS VEGAS -- It's only two ounces of foam, four if you count both hands. Still
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
LAS VEGAS -- It's only two ounces of foam, four if you count both hands. Still, it was enough to make Conor McGregor quite happy. Floyd Mayweather Jr., too, because it likely means more sales for what could be the richest fight ever. Nevada boxing... Read more
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sportsmole
Floyd Mayweather Jr, Conor McGregor have 8oz gloves approvedThe Nevada State Athletic Commission has made a U-turn on its own rule regardin
sportsmole / Posted 18 hours ago
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has made a U-turn on its own rule regarding glove weight for the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor. The high-profile fight between one of boxing's best pound-for-pound fighters and the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Floyd Mayweather Says Conor McGregor Fight Is His Last, Talks Legacy on Calldoing it for the last time. This time, Mayweather says his impending retiremen
Bleacher Report / Posted 23 hours ago
doing it for the last time. This time, Mayweather says his impending retirement is for real. "I gave my word to Al Haymon. I gave my word to my children. And one thing I don't want to do is break that. ... This will be my last fight,"... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
What's in a smaller glove? More hype for the fight(AP) It's only two ounces of foam, four if you count both hands. Still, it was
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
(AP) It's only two ounces of foam, four if you count both hands. Still, it was enough to make Conor McGregor quite happy. Floyd Mayweather Jr., too, because it likely means more sales for what could be the richest fight ever. Nevada boxing... Read more
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give me sport
The key reasons why Robert Byrd was chosen to referee Mayweather-McGregorNevada State Athletic Commission confirms referee and gloves for Mayweather ver
give me sport / Posted yesterday
Nevada State Athletic Commission confirms referee and gloves for Mayweather versus McGregor | GiveMeSport Check out The Winning Formula - a GIVEMESPORT series investigating the role and impact of data analysis in sport HERE:... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Conor, Floyd cut weight of glovesLAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month. Nevada boxing regulators Wednesday... Read more
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Daily Star
Shock rule change for McGregor v Mayweather fight – and the Irishman claims it helps HIMThe two biggest names in combat sports, 40 and 29 respectively, will face one a
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
The two biggest names in combat sports, 40 and 29 respectively, will face one another in a money-spinning boxing match on August 26. Mayweather vs. McGregor, a fight which just a few months ago seemed like nothing more than a pipe dream, takes place... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Lighter gloves spell quick end of Mayweather, says McGregor Mayweather had nearly all of his 49 professional wins using eight-ounce glove
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Mayweather had nearly all of his 49 professional wins using eight-ounce gloves, which may accentuate one of his advantages - his hand speed. Undefeated American boxing champion Floyd... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Lighter gloves spell quick end of Mayweather, says McGregor(Reuters) - Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is happy about the switc
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
(Reuters) - Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is happy about the switch to lighter gloves for his Aug. 26 fight against undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and says his opponent will now struggle to make it past the second round. The Nevada... Read more
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dna
Boxing-Lighter gloves spell quick end of Mayweather, says McGregorMixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is happy about the switch to lighter
dna / Posted yesterday
Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is happy about the switch to lighter gloves for his Aug. 26 fight against undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather and says his opponent will now struggle to make it past the second round. The Nevada State... Read more
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Perth Now
Rival’s savage roast for Dana, Conor ‘cult’IT’S the sideshow to the main show but aggrieved Conor McGregor sparring partne
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
IT’S the sideshow to the main show but aggrieved Conor McGregor sparring partner Paulie Malignaggi has managed to steal a week’s worth of headlines. And he’s not done yet. The 36-year-old New Yorker has unloaded on the UFC star, his camp, his... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
Commission unanimously approves 8-ounce gloves in Mayweather vs. McGregor fightThe Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously approved to change the weight
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 2 days ago
The Nevada State Athletic Commission unanimously approved to change the weight of the boxing gloves from 10 ounces to 8 ounces in the Floyd Mayweather, Jr. versus Conor McGregor fight on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. The decision was made Wednesday morning... Read more
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Rappler
Nevada allows Mayweather, McGregor to wear lighter boxing glovesLIGHTER GLOVES. The camps of Mayweather and McGregor successfully lobby the Nev
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
LIGHTER GLOVES. The camps of Mayweather and McGregor successfully lobby the Nevada commission to allow them to wear 8-ounce gloves. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP LOS ANGELES, USA - Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will be allowed to wear... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Mayweather, McGregor get their wish to fight in smaller glovesLAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month. Nevada boxing regulators on Wednesday... Read more
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sportsmole
Floyd Mayweather Jr, Conor McGregor have 8oz gloves approvedThe Nevada State Athletic Commission has made a U-turn on its own rule regardin
sportsmole / Posted 2 days ago
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has made a U-turn on its own rule regarding glove weight for the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor. The high-profile fight between one of boxing's best pound-for-pound fighters an MMA... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Mayweather, McGregor to wear 8-ounce glovesFloyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor allowed to wear lighter gloves in Aug. 26 figh
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor allowed to wear lighter gloves in Aug. 26 fight Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor to wear 8-ounce, not 10-ounce gloves LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's... Read more
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Philboxing
CONOR MCGREGOR AND THE UFC MEGA HITSAnderson Silva has 9.3 million PPV buys. It would be 10.5 million if his appear
Philboxing / Posted 2 days ago
Anderson Silva has 9.3 million PPV buys. It would be 10.5 million if his appearance at UFC 200 as a last minute replacement is included. Brock Lesnar has 7.7 million PPV buys, an extra ordinary feat since he has a few fights in the UFC compared to... Read more
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give me sport
McGregor's official demand for Mayweather fight has been acceptedConor McGregor's official demand has been accepted | GiveMeSport Check out The
give me sport / Posted 2 days ago
Conor McGregor's official demand has been accepted | GiveMeSport Check out The Winning Formula - a GIVEMESPORT series investigating the role and impact of data analysis in sport HERE: http://www.givemesport.com/the-winning-formula Football News It... Read more
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Gulf News
Nevada won’t use referee Kenny Bayless for fightReferee’s public comments critical of bout forces the decision Las Vegas: Kenn
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
Referee’s public comments critical of bout forces the decision Las Vegas: Kenny Bayless, the veteran boxing referee who has worked several of Floyd Mayweather’s fights, will not be assigned to Mayweather’s August 26 bout against UFC champion Conor... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Nevada won't use referee Kenny Bayless for Mayweather-McGregor fightBob Bennett, executive director of the Nevada State Commission said Chairman An
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
Bob Bennett, executive director of the Nevada State Commission said Chairman Anthony Marnell III made the decision after learning of Bayless’ public comments critical of the novel Mayweather-McGregor bout being made. McGregor said at his Friday... Read more
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give me sport
One fight convinced NSAC executive to give Conor McGregor a boxing licenceHow Nate Diaz helped Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor become a reality | Giv
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
How Nate Diaz helped Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor become a reality | GiveMeSport Check out The Winning Formula - a GIVEMESPORT series investigating the role and impact of data analysis in sport HERE:... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Monday Musings: Visit to African-American Museum a moving experienceSometimes sports isn’t the point. I visited the new African-American Museum of
The Middletown Press / Posted 5 days ago
Sometimes sports isn’t the point. I visited the new African-American Museum of History and Culture last week. It is stunning, magnificent, inspiring, moving and, well, I’ve run out of words. Prior to last week, I visited three places in my life... Read more
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Boxing Insider
An Interview with Jared Shaw – Mayweather vs McGregor, Golovkin vs Alvarez By: Eric Lunger Jared Shaw, son of Gary Shaw, long time boxing promoter and
Boxing Insider / Posted 5 days ago
By: Eric Lunger Jared Shaw, son of Gary Shaw, long time boxing promoter and former NJ commissioner, has been around boxing and boxers since he was a kid. As an adult, Jared... Read more
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Sherdog
Stories from the Road: Chael SonnenWhen Chael Sonnen speaks, it seems as if his voice carries an invisible magnet.
Sherdog / Posted 6 days ago
When Chael Sonnen speaks, it seems as if his voice carries an invisible magnet. Heads turn in rapt attention. People listen. He can be annoying, and he knows it. The mixed martial artist is incredibly cerebral, and he knows that, too. He is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Conor McGregor sparring clips releasedIT was the first public showing of Conor McGregor’s boxing skills and the UFC s
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
IT was the first public showing of Conor McGregor’s boxing skills and the UFC star has left a lot of people wondering after it. Does he have the tools to down Floyd Mayweather and shock the world? — Or is McGregor playing with us all. Not one to do... Read more
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News.com.au
Conor McGregor sparring clips releasedConor McGregor may be one of the hardest punchers in the UFC and MMA but switch
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
Conor McGregor may be one of the hardest punchers in the UFC and MMA but switching to boxing to fight the undefeated Floyd 'Money' Mayweather will present the biggest challenge of his career, with the two sports being more different than meets the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
McGregor’s savage Mayweather predictionConor McGregor expects a quick night against Floyd Mayweather “MYSTIC Mac” is
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Conor McGregor expects a quick night against Floyd Mayweather “MYSTIC Mac” is back ahead of his showdown with Floyd “Money” Mayweather and he’s predicting a quick night’s work. Conor McGregor is known for making bold predictions before a fight and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fans are starting to think Mayweather could get beatenInterest in the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGreg
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Interest in the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor is spreading like a raging bush fire here in the United States with just over two weeks to go to potentially the richest fight in the sport's history. The hype is... Read more
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The Age
Fans are starting to think Mayweather could get beatenInterest in the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGreg
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Interest in the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor is spreading like a raging bush fire here in the United States with just over two weeks to go to potentially the richest fight in the sport's history. The hype is... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
When he squares off against Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather will be looking for a knockoutthe risk of punishment that others in boxing have embraced. “We’re going to fi
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
the risk of punishment that others in boxing have embraced. “We’re going to fight him,” Mayweather assistant trainer and longtime friend Nate Jones said Thursday at Mayweather’s media day at the fighter’s gym. “We know this is something new to... Read more
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Sherdog
Nevada Commission to Consider Allowing Lighter Gloves for Mayweather vs. McGregor The Nevada Athletic Commission will vote to decide if Floyd Mayweather and Co
Sherdog / Posted 8 days ago
The Nevada Athletic Commission will vote to decide if Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor can use eight-ounce gloves for their Aug. 26 bout in Las Vegas. NAC... Read more
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give me sport
Conor McGregor has just made a request of his own for Floyd Mayweather fightConor McGregor joins Floyd Mayweather in making specific requests | GiveMeSport
give me sport / Posted 8 days ago
Conor McGregor joins Floyd Mayweather in making specific requests | GiveMeSport GIVEMESPORT will broadcast live coverage of the US PGA Championship on Facebook from 10-13 August. Live coverage starts Thursday 10 August, 18:00-00:15 HERE. Conor... Read more
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metro
NAC to rule on Mayweather vs McGregor glove change at next meetingConor McGregor in boxing gloves (Picture: Instagram) And the Nevada Athletic C
metro / Posted 8 days ago
Conor McGregor in boxing gloves (Picture: Instagram) And the Nevada Athletic Commission will rule on whether to accept the request at their next meeting. NAC executive director Bob Bennett confirmed that Mayweather had gone through the proper... Read more
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Philboxing
Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Benavidez News, Verdict Official, MMA #7 & MoreABNN had a conversation with a member of Team Benavidez three days before the D
Philboxing / Posted 9 days ago
ABNN had a conversation with a member of Team Benavidez three days before the Dirrell injury was announced and the spokesperson disclosed an attempt for David to be on the ShowTime PPV Mayweather/McGregor 8/26 card. On Saturday, August 5, David�s... Read more
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give me sport
The request Conor McGregor is set to make for Floyd Mayweather fightConor McGregor's team to make special request for Floyd Mayweather fight | Give
give me sport / Posted 13 days ago
Conor McGregor's team to make special request for Floyd Mayweather fight | GiveMeSport Check out The Winning Formula - a GiveMeSport documentary investigating the role of data analysis in sport, here:... Read more
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The Courier Mail
McGregor’s outrageous Mayweather betCONOR McGREGOR has advised pals to back him for “easy money” against Floyd Mayw
The Courier Mail / Posted 14 days ago
CONOR McGREGOR has advised pals to back him for “easy money” against Floyd Mayweather — and will bet $1.4 million on himself. McGregor is a 4/1 underdog for the August 26 bout with the undefeated boxing king, but is sure he’ll trouser megabucks... Read more
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News.com.au
McGregor’s outrageous Mayweather betConor McGregor may be one of the hardest punchers in the UFC and MMA but switch
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
Conor McGregor may be one of the hardest punchers in the UFC and MMA but switching to boxing to fight the undefeated Floyd 'Money' Mayweather will present the biggest challenge of his career, with the two sports being more different than meets the... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Gonna get the truth’: Conor feud eruptsConor McGregor may be one of the hardest punchers in the UFC and MMA but switch
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
Conor McGregor may be one of the hardest punchers in the UFC and MMA but switching to boxing to fight the undefeated Floyd 'Money' Mayweather will present the biggest challenge of his career, with the two sports being more different than meets the... Read more
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give me sport
Mayweather has revealed the insane amount of money he will earn from McGregor fightowned by Breaking Data Corp. (TSX.V: $BKD.V) (OTC : $BKDCF) Learn more about th
give me sport / Posted 15 days ago
owned by Breaking Data Corp. (TSX.V: $BKD.V) (OTC : $BKDCF) Learn more about their Artificial Intelligence Technology and Sports Apps - http://www.breakingdatacorp.com/ Floyd Mayweather expects to earn a staggering amount from McGregor... Read more
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Daily Mirror
When is Mayweather vs McGregor? Live stream details, undercard, odds and moreUFC legend McGregor will take on the unbeaten five division boxing champion May
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
UFC legend McGregor will take on the unbeaten five division boxing champion Mayweather. The Dubliner agreed to a deal with UFC president Dana White to allow him to fight Mayweather in a boxing match. And through his promotions company, Mayweather... Read more
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Philboxing
Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: McGregor vs. Mayweather, Roy Jones Jr. in MexicoFrom the advent of the announcement that the fight was officially sanctioned, b
Philboxing / Posted 16 days ago
From the advent of the announcement that the fight was officially sanctioned, boxing purists have ridiculed the bout as a publicity stunt created to line the pockets of greedy entrepreneurs. Boxing luminaries like Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya... Read more
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give me sport
Why Mayweather may not be able to accept McGregor's rule change after allFloyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's rule change may not be allowed | GiveMeSp
give me sport / Posted 16 days ago
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's rule change may not be allowed | GiveMeSport GiveMeSport is owned by Breaking Data Corp. (TSX.V: $BKD.V) (OTC : $BKDCF) Learn more about their Artificial Intelligence Technology and Sports Apps -... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Jon "Bones" Jones victory came after long road backALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Jon "Bones" Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title
Statesboro Herald / Posted 17 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Jon "Bones" Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title by stopping Daniel Cormier on Saturday. And it was a long road back after 2 1/2 years of drama for the New York native who trains in Albuquerque. Jones (23-1) was... Read more
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metro
Can Jon Jones still be considered the GOAT ahead of UFC 214?Jon Jones has insisted he never took steroids and it seems as though, on the wh
metro / Posted 21 days ago
Jon Jones has insisted he never took steroids and it seems as though, on the whole, the UFC world believes him. Real Madrid give Manchester United huge encouragement over Gareth Bale transfer At the very least, fans seem perfectly happy to forget... Read more
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The Manila Times
For whom the Balangiga bells tollor so ago in navigating Metro Manila’s traffic. Do we find such traveling “more
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
or so ago in navigating Metro Manila’s traffic. Do we find such traveling “more” comfortable today? Where is his unquestioned bravery in, say, proposing no-garage-no-vehicle; or decreeing that vehicles more than two decades old may not be... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets paroleTestifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically ha
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 28 days ago
Testifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically have spent a conflict-free life." Simpson is seeking release from prison after nine years behind bars. (July 20) LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J.... Read more
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The New Canaan News
O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets paroleTestifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically ha
The New Canaan News / Posted 28 days ago
Testifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically have spent a conflict-free life." Simpson is seeking release from prison after nine years behind bars. (July 20) LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J.... Read more
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Connecticut Post
O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets paroleTestifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically ha
Connecticut Post / Posted 28 days ago
Testifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically have spent a conflict-free life." Simpson is seeking release from prison after nine years behind bars. (July 20) LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets paroleTestifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically ha
Darien News-Review / Posted 28 days ago
Testifying before the Nevada Parole Commission, OJ Simpson said "I basically have spent a conflict-free life." Simpson is seeking release from prison after nine years behind bars. (July 20) LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J.... Read more
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