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Jake Paul Dominates Ben Askren with 1st-Round TKO to Win Anticipated Fight | Bleacher Report

UFC fighter Ben Askren waits for the start of a middleweight mixed martial arts bout between David Branch and Jared Cannonier at UFC 230, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Jake Paul wasted no time adding another highlight-reel clip to his growing collection Saturday night, earning a first-round technical-knockout win in a highly anticipated boxing match against retired mixed martial artist Ben Askren at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Paul dropped Askren with a right hook roughly 90 seconds into the fight. Askren tried to get up and continue fighting, but the referee waved off the fight because Askren didn’t look steady on his feet.

Here’s a look at the fight-ending punch, per SportsCenter:

After the fight, Paul said this proved he was a “real fighter,” per TalkSport.com’s Michael Benson:

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Live updates and analysis from the win over Arizona

If Sunday night’s women’s NCAA Tournament final (6 p.m. EST, ESPN) is anything like the pair of semifinal games that preceded it, we’re all in for one final treat.

Top-seeded Stanford will face upstart No. 3 seed Arizona, led by coach Adia Barnes and senior guard Aari McDonald. Arizona knocked off powerhouse Connecticut with a decisive victory Friday night.

A final Goliath stands in their way of pulling off one of the more remarkable turnarounds in women’s basketball history (the Wildcats went 6-24 in 2017-18).

Of course, Stanford is coached by the legendary Tara VanDerveer, who became the sport’s all-time winningest coach in December. Sophomore forward Haley Jones, “the unicorn,” is a force on both ends of the court. The Cardinal escaped fellow No. 1 seed South Carolina in the semifinals and are trying to end a championship drought that extends back to 1992. Arizona has never played for

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Francis Ngannou folds Stipe Miocic unconscious to win heavyweight title

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UFC 260 results: Francis Ngannou KO’s Stipe Miocic, becomes new baddest man on the planet

Stipe Miocic was the baddest man on the planet heading into Saturday night’s event at The Apex in Las Vegas. Now that the UFC 260 results are in, there is a new baddest man on the planet. UFC 260 results: Francis Ngannou lands brutal KO Francis Ngannou showed massive improvement in his skill and his approach in taking out Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. It was evident from the opening bell that Ngannou wasn’t going to let himself lose by running out of gas. Ngannou, fighting more patiently than ever, landed a huge punch in the first couple minutes of the fight, but Miocic ate it. Miocic then went for a takedown, but Ngannou stuffed it and pummeled Miocic with some heavy punches before they returned to the center of the Octagon. Ngannou

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Vandy’s Jack Leiter follows no-no with 7 more hitless innings in win vs. Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Jack Leiter is making a habit of being stingy on the mound and spotless on the scoreboard.

The Vanderbilt sophomore right-hander tossed seven hitless innings in the Commodores’ 11-3 victory over Missouri on Friday night — after pitching a nine-inning no-hitter last Saturday against South Carolina.

The scary part? Leiter said he didn’t even think he had his “A” material in his past two starts.

“Today I didn’t have all my pitches right where I like them to be, and I think that’s encouraging for me,” he said on SportsCenter on Friday night. “There’s always stuff to work on, and that’s the fun part about pitching.”

The son of former big league pitcher Al Leiter is ESPN’s No. 2 MLB draft prospect. The

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