CANASTOTA, N.Y. — The International Boxing Hall of Fame has cancelled its Hall of Fame weekend in June because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Executive director Ed Brophy said Sunday that this year’s class will be honoured at the induction ceremony in June 2021.

Brophy said combining this year’s class with next year’s into one ceremony will “provide each inductee with the recognition they each so richly deserve.”

The Class of 2020 includes the first female honorees in Barbara Buttrick, Christy Martin, and Lucia Rijker, along with Bernard Hopkins, Juan Manuel Marquez, “Sugar” Shane Mosley, Frank Erne, and Paddy Ryan.

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been arrested on suspicion of DWI and other offences after officers heard gunshots and found him in a parked car with a handgun and a half-empty bottle of liquor early Thursday, Albuquerque police said.

The 32-year-old Jones was arrested on suspicion of aggravated DWI, negligent use of firearms, possession of an open container of alcohol and no proof of insurance for a vehicle, police said.

Police said Jones was found in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle with the engine running about 1 a.m. Authorities said Jones showed

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With nearly every sports organization on the planet on pause at the moment as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, we feel it’s an opportune time to reminisce about some special moments in sports history.

On this day in 1974, George Foreman knocked out Ken Norton to remain the unbeaten heavyweight champion of the world. The win set up an anticipated fight with Muhammad Ali that became known as The Rumble in the Jungle.

This was Foreman at the peak of his powers. The mighty orthodox knockout artist was 39-0 with 36 stoppages heading into his bout with Norton.

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Deontay Wilder will get his chance at redemption when he takes on Tyson Fury in the third instalment of their rivalry on Oct. 3 in Las Vegas, according to Mike Coppinger of the Athletic.

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will be looking to extend his unblemished professional MMA record to 29-0 when he defends his title against Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 as a heavy -300 favourite on the UFC odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.

The UFC has been shut down since staging UFC Fight Night 170 last weekend in Brasilia, and has yet to determine a venue for the marquee Ferguson vs. Khabib card on April 18.

Originally scheduled to take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, the widening COVID-19 pandemic is expected to force UFC 249 to take place without fans in

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With nearly every sports organization on the planet on pause at the moment as the world deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s an opportune time to reminisce about some special moments in sports history.

On this day in 2011, Jon Jones became the youngest champion in UFC history when he defeated Mauricio “Shogun” Rua by third-round TKO at UFC 128 at the Prudential Center in New Jersey — a day that commenced one of the most impressive and notable title reigns in all of combat sports.

Jones had a 12-1 pro record at the time with his lone “loss” being

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