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TRACE Sport Stars is ready to throw down this May as we focus on bringing the fight all month long!

The action gets underway every Friday as we journey through the history of combat sport, from the ancient form of Olympic wrestling up to the present-day phenomena that is Mixed Martial Arts. Plus, prepare for a showcase of the immortals with a look at the greatest fighters in history, including Sugar Ray Robinson, Royce Gracie and the King of the Octagon himself, ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor.

Strap on your gloves and get set as the bell sounds on TRACE Sport Stars with another month of explosive action!




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The gloves are off every Friday on TRACE Sport Stars this month, as we focus on the kings of the fighting world that talked hard and hit even harder! With Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor set to throw down in the near future, we celebrate some of the toughest fighters in history, including Manny Pacquiao and Sugar Ray Robinson, and how they made an impact on the world of combat sport as fiercely as they hit their opponents.

Get ready to lay the smack down every Friday night and go 12 rounds with the biggest brawlers on TRACE this month!

The Truth About…: Fight Sports, Friday 5 May at 20:25(CET)

Olympic wrestling, taekwondo, boxing, and now MMA, discover how combat sports has always been more than a mere street brawl.

The Truth About…: MMA, Friday 12 May at 20:25 (CET)

An inside look at how MMA has gone from a minor sport verging on being banned in the US to one of the hottest in the world.

The Truth About…: Muhammad Ali, Friday 19 May at 20:25(CET)

He was an Olympic champion, victorious over Sonny Liston, and a renowned civil rights activist. Follow the journey of the man simply known as ‘The Greateast”

The Truth About…: Mayweather Jr., Friday 26 May at 20:25 (CET)

An exclusive insight into the boxer whose life outside the ring is as fascinating as his fights inside: this is the Pay-Per-View King, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.




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Go behind the scenes as TRACE profiles some of the world’s biggest brawlers and most lethal weapons. Before taking over Hollywood, find out how The Rock found fame as one of WWE’s most successful wrestlers. Plus, a look at Anthony Joshua’s incredible journey to becoming one of boxing’s elite, and Carl Froch provides a guide on trash-talking!

Thursdays | 22:15 (CET)



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Get all the gossip on TRACE Sport Stars this month. From Maradona to Messi and Romario to Neymar, discover why Barcelona has always been the master of the footballing world. Also, we take a special look at Usain Bolt, and what it is about the Jamaican sprinter that makes him the fastest person in history.

Wednesdays | 20:00 (CET)



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Tiger Woods went from hero to villain in 2009 when his adultery scandal was revealed, but is it finally time to forgive the golfing great? And Gareth Bale may be a phenomenal talent, but is any player really worth 100 million euros? TRACE adds fuel to the fire this month to get to the bottom of The Burning Issue!

Fridays| 22:15 (CET)


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