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NES Punch-Out!! easter egg took 29 years to discover

NES Punch-Out!! easter egg took 29 years to discover The first NES version, Punch-Out!This easter egg is rather subtle until you notice it, and then it’s very obvious.

Dudes hailed heroes on Facebook after livestreaming sports match

Dudes hailed heroes on Facebook after livestreaming sports match Darren Sharpe and Brett Hevers became social media legends when they livestreamed a highly-anticipated boxing match in Australia, Friday night.To watch the match between Danny Green and Anthony Mundine legally would've cost viewers A$59.

Twitter to live-stream one-off Showtime Championship Boxing event

Twitter to live-stream one-off Showtime Championship Boxing event The social platform will broadcast Showtime Sports’ telecast of its Championship Boxing triple-header, headlined by a welterweight clash between four-division world champion Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados.Unlike Twitter’s sports content deals with the NFL, PGA, and Campus Insiders, this will be a one-off event.

Meet Keith Thurman, the boxing champ who drives a Prius but will knock your ass out cold

Meet Keith Thurman, the boxing champ who drives a Prius but will knock your ass out cold Knockout artist Keith Thurman holds the World Boxing Association welterweight belt, which makes sense because he hasn't lost any of his 28 career fights.It will also be a chance for casual followers of the sport to meet the man who's perhaps boxing's most unique character outside the ring.

Looks like Manny Pacquiao won't fight Amir Khan after all because of a scam

Looks like Manny Pacquiao won't fight Amir Khan after all because of a scam It turns out that the Philippines' Manny Pacquiao will not be fighting British pro Amir Khan, after all.The two headlining boxers had initially agreed to a $38 million offer to fight in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in April.

Bob and weave: PiQ and Everlast’s innovative boxing wearable now available for purchase

Bob and weave: PiQ and Everlast’s innovative boxing wearable now available for purchase Now it has teamed with Everlast, the world leader in boxing gear, to bring its technology to boxing.Three months after making its debut at CES 2017, PiQ has announced the availability of the PiQ Robot, heralded as “the first wearable specifically designed for Core boxing and Fitness boxing.

Bad Lip Reading's version of Mayweather vs. McGregor is absolutely ridiculous

Bad Lip Reading's version of Mayweather vs. McGregor is absolutely ridiculous Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor have not been holding back in their attempts to intimidate each other before their big showdown.Bad Lip Reading added to the hype with a hilarious video that does exactly what Bad Lip Reading is supposed to do.

Why the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight is so gross

Why the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight is so gross But that bravado has looked uglier than usual in the hype surrounding the boxing match that pits Floyd Mayweather Jr.In one January tweet, McGregor posted a cartoon of himself standing triumphant over what appears to be Mayweather's body.

Floyd Mayweather totally out-classed Conor McGregor, but oh what a show!

Floyd Mayweather totally out-classed Conor McGregor, but oh what a show! will retire perfect — but he had to work for it.Conor McGregor's first boxing match was a heckuva show — the 29-year-old mixed martial-arts superstar acquitted himself beautifully on Saturday night in Las Vegas, hitting Mayweather more than he's used to — but one of the 40-year-old Mayweather's powerful right-hand jabs in the 9th round dazed the Irishman badly, and Mayweather quickly took advantage.

Floyd Mayweather made $178,000 fighting Conor McGregor... per second

Floyd Mayweather made $178,000 fighting Conor McGregor... per second Well, that is, if you're Floyd Mayweather, standing in the ring against Conor McGregor on Saturday night — and you took one second to read that sentence.In what has to be the biggest single payout in sports history, the 40-year-old Mayweather stands to make a total of $300 million for his win over 29-year-old MMA superstar McGregor.

Guy sues Showtime because he says stream quality of Mayweather-McGregor sucked

Guy sues Showtime because he says stream quality of Mayweather-McGregor sucked But many people couldn't see the boxing match, so one frustrated viewer decided to sue Showtime in a class-action lawsuit.The plaintiff, Zack Bartel, lives in Oregon, and on behalf of other frustrated viewers, sued for what he claimed was a terrible viewing experience after doling out $99.