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Boxer vows to 'smash' champion Klitschko's face

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Boxer vows to 'smash' champion Klitschko's face

From Comcast SportsNet

PARIS (AP)Frenchman Jean-Marc Mormeck says one hard blow will be enough to beat heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko when they meet in December.

The 35-year-old Ukrainian will defend his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles against Mormeck in Duesseldorf, Germany on Dec. 10.

Mormeck says he will smash his face, adding that Klitschkos opponents dont do what they need to do.

The former WBC and WBA cruiserweight champion is confident of landing a decisive blow, noting that Klitschko has lost three fights and each time he lost them without going the distance.

Mormeck has a career record of 36 wins with 22 knockouts and four defeats.

It will be Klitschkos first fight since beating Britains David Haye in July.

Klitschko has a record of 56-3, with 49 KOs.

Bears vs. Patriots Live Blog: Score, highlights, analysis from NFL Week 4 game

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Bears vs. Patriots Live Blog: Score, highlights, analysis from NFL Week 4 game

WE"LL DO IT LIVE. 

Welcome back, gang. It feels like only a week ago we were all in Miami, watching one of the drunkest Bears games we've seen in a while. No rest for the weary, though, and the Bears are back in Chicago and oh god they're playing Tom Brady and the Patriots. Khalil Mack WILL play, though, and Rob Gronkowski will NOT. One step at a time. 

As always, J.J. Stankevitz will be your eyes and ears from Soldier; give him a follow. Lorin Cox's tweets are also worth your time. 

PREGAME

Inactives are out! Check them all out right here. 

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Final Thoughts on Bears-Pats

(Too) Bold Predictions

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The Trubisky-Brady Comparisons

Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski won't play against Bears

Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski won't play against Bears

It's official: Gronk won't be playing this afternoon. 

After the all-world tight end's status was up in the air through most of the weekend, Gronkowski has officially been ruled out for today's matchup: 

It's obviously a lucky break for the Bears defense, who still have to deal with the likes of Julian Edelman, Josh Gordon, and a group of great pass-catching running backs.