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    Local Hazards Grow as Americans Churn Out More Garbage Senate confirms Raimondo to lead Commerce Department The UFC has three championships on the line Saturday. © Provided by MMAJunkie UFC 259 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and early prelims on ESPN+. In the UFC 259 main event, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) moves to light heavyweight to challenge champion Jan Blachowicz (27-8 MMA, 10-5 UFC) in an attempt to become a two-division champion. Women’s dual champ Amanda Nunes (20-4 MMA, 13-1 UFC) defends her featherweight title against Megan Anderson (10-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC). Also, bantamweight titleholder Petr Yan (15-1 MMA, 7-0 UFC) makes his first defense against Aljamain Sterling (19-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC). The second episode of “Embedded” follows all the big stars who will compete at UFC 259. Here’s the UFC’s...
    RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. -- Tiger Woods was seriously injured Tuesday when his SUV rolled over and ended up on its side in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said. The golf superstar had to be pulled out through the windshield, and his agent said he was undergoing leg surgery.Woods was alone in the SUV when it crashed shortly before 7:15 a.m., and no other cars were involved, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. He was alert as firefighters pried open the front windshield to get him out, said Christopher Thomas, a spokesman for the county fire department. Click here for the latest information about Woods' condition.As news of Woods' accident spread, warm wishes for Woods' recovery were pouring in from around the world. Here's a look at what athletes, celebrities and other notable figures had to say: “Tiger Woods is part of the Augusta National family, and the news of...
    MIKE TYSON told Tiger Woods to 'fight like the champion you are' as tributes flood in after the golf icon's horror crash. Woods, 45, had to be lifted from his car after the vehicle rolled over on Tuesday in Los Angeles, California. 6Mike Tyson told Tiger Woods to 'fight like the champion you are'Credit: Getty Images - Getty 6Tiger Woods had to be lifted from his car after the vehicle rolled overCredit: BackGrid 6Tiger Woods suffered multiple leg injuries and is currently undergoing surgeryCredit: AP:Associated Press Fight @tigerwoods like the champion you are for your kids and the world. Love and prayers— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) February 23, 2021 Follow our Tiger Woods live blog for all the latest news and stories The American star suffered multiple leg injuries and is currently undergoing surgery, Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg revealed after the crash. Woods received plenty of well wishes including from fellow sports legend Tyson, the...
    Oleksandr Usyk began his heavyweight journey on a pleasant note by vanquishing Dereck Chisora via decision on October 31. It was a huge victory for him, and the Ukrainian comfortably extended his undefeated run in the professional circuit. However, not everyone considers him as a threat to the heavyweight division. While Usyk is now being billed against other heavyweight contenders and champions, Nathan Gorman doesn’t see him surpassing ‘The Juggernaut’. According to Gorman, Usyk cannot beat Joe Joyce as he pointed out some facts to validate his statement. When asked to predict the result of the Usyk vs Joyce fight, Gorman didn’t hesitate to pick up the WBC silver heavyweight champion. Speaking with Boxing Social, Gorman said, “I think Joe Joyce beats him. I said this about him and Daniel (Dubois). Everyone’s gone- Daniel knocking down four rounds. I said, trust me, no one knocks Joe Joyce out of four...
    DENIS DOUGLIN has called out Chris Eubank Jr - believing he 'got the better of him' during sparring. Eubank employed Douglin as a southpaw sparring partner before he beat James DeGale in February 2019, the biggest win of his career. 4Chris Eubank Jr pictured with Denis Douglin after sparring The 30-year-old landed the grudge match after goading rival DeGale about a heated sparring session the pair had in 2012. And now Douglin wants to reverse the roles by using his own performance in the gym against Eubank to force through a fight. He told SunSport: "I'm taking a page out of Chris' own book! "I sparred Chris, I felt like I got the better of him, and I'm like, 'Chris, I want to fight you now'. "You did it to DeGale, and he gave you the opportunity, so why don't you do the same for...
    Former champion Max Holloway makes a return to the octagon on January 17th as he takes on rising featherweight in Calvin Kattar. The former champion is ranked #1 in the UFC’s featherweight rankings, whereas Kattar is ranked #6. The fight will be an excellent opportunity for both men to gain a few ranks and position themselves for a title shot in the near future.  Holloway is coming off 2 back-to-back losses for the first time since 2013. He lost his belt to Alexander Volkanovski in December 2019 via a unanimous decision. He then lost the rematch in an extremely controversial split decision loss earlier this year in July. ‘Blessed’ is now working his way back to the top with a fight against an up-and-coming fighter in Kattar.  READ MORE- Max Holloway has amazing news for fans as he hooks his wagon to Alessa Quizon Max Holloway on his controversial...
    It has been a tough few years for Cody Garbrandt. Ever since winning his title, things have not been going his way. The former bantamweight champion was supposed to fight Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 255; however, he pulled out due to injuries. ‘No Love’ has his sights set on the flyweight division, where he aims to become one of the very few people to have won belts into divisions. However, this will not be easy given the form that the champion is in right now. After a dominant defense against Alex Perez, Figueiredo accepted a quick turnaround fight against Brandon Moreno. The pair will meet at UFC 256 in a few weeks’ time. Garbrandt will be watching closely as he will aim to take on the winner of the fight.  Read: “I truly know how great I am”-  Cody Garbrandt reveals the only setback of Muhammad Ali  Cody Garbrandt feels...
    Danny Garcia has given an insight into what was the reason behind him taking the Errol Spence Jr fight. The 32-year-old will box the unified champion on December 5 and will look to reclaim world champion status. Formerly a two-weight world champion, Garcia lost his title to Keith Thurman. As a result, he missed out on the WBC title fight against Shawn Porter. However, he explained why he thinks this fight is his opportunity. Speaking to PBC ON FOX on YouTube prior to the fight, fans see Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia with his father and trainer. The pair talk about their approach to the fight. Garcia then shed light on why he took the fight. He said, “After the Mikey fight and the Porter fight, I saw some holes in his game, and I felt like it is a good opportunity for me to become champion again.” The...
    Gilbert Melendez spoke about his early time with Strikeforce and his WEC days including his time as the first WEC lightweight champion. Gilbert Melendez spent only six years in the UFC much of which was on the losing side, but he will go down in the record books as one of the best lightweights in MMA history because of his resume before the UFC. From becoming the first WEC lightweight champion, to his long run with Strikeforce, he’s accomplishments speak for themselves.  Melendez spoke to Inside the Hexagon Podcast about his past. “I will always remember that time that I fought Olaf Alfonzo, a guy who was just knocking people out, and of course, this is another era,” Melendez said. “But it was great to represent for my team and my teammates and test myself. It was great. It was a great feeling. It was [a] 4500 people outdoor show....
    Former ‘Real Housewives of D.C.’ Stars: Where Are They Now? Mortgage rates crush it again, plunge to a new all-time low Darren Till vows to become UFC champion: I wont be able to retire if I dont become one of the best Darren Till hasn’t given up on his goal of becoming UFC champion. © File photo ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - JULY 26: (L-R) Darren Till of England punches Robert Whittaker of New Zealand in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 26, 2020 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Till (18-3-1 MMA, 6-3-1 UFC) was recently on the cusp of earning another shot at gold, this time at 185 pounds, but fell short in his pursuit. The former UFC welterweight title challenger was edged out...
    Georges St. Pierre and Khabib Nurmagomedov. Photos by Frank Franklin II / Mahmoud Khaled / AP Photos Retired MMA fighter Georges St. Pierre appeared to suggest that he would return to the UFC if Dana White made him an offer he can't refuse. "They [could] call me," St. Pierre told a Canadian sports channel recently. "They know where to find me." St. Pierre has been linked with two comeback opponents — a fight against the current lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, and a welterweight battle against 170-pound king Kamaru Usman. Earlier in the year, St. Pierre said the UFC was not interested in matching him against Nurmagomedov as the company feared he'd win, then retire with the 155-pound title. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Georges St. Pierre would be willing to return to the UFC if the company made him an offer he couldn't refuse. "They [could]...
    MICHAEL HUNTER insists he beat Tyson Fury in the amateurs - despite losing on the scorecards. The pair boxed in 2006 as part of an international competition between England and USA in London. 3Michael Hunter insists he beat Tyson Fury in the amateurs - despite losing on the scorecards 3Tyson Fury only lost four times in the amateurs Fury, 31, got the judges nod, but Hunter, 32, reckons he "got one over" the current WBC champion that night. He told Sky Sports: "All through the amateurs, everybody up in the ranks right now, they all know me. "The only one that might say I had a tussle with was Tyson Fury. "Even back then, I didn't really see it as like I took an L, because when it comes to the fighting, the scores make the difference, but when it comes to actual fighters, he knows...
    Joseph Benavidez (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Joseph Benavidez spoke to FanSided in an exclusive interview. Few fighters can boast a resume nearly as impressive as that of Joseph Benavidez. A professional since 2006, he has been fighting at an elite level for well over a decade, and as part of the inaugural class of UFC flyweights in 2012, Benavidez has rarely, if ever, been considered as anything less than a top-five flyweight worldwide. In the main event of UFC Fight Island 2, Benavidez will rematch with Deiveson Figueiredo for the UFC flyweight title. The fight will be Benavidez’s fifth WEC/UFC title shot, having been unsuccessful in all, and just a month shy of a full ten years from his first shot, a split decision loss to Dominick Cruz at WEC 50.Joseph Benavidez says he already feels like the champion ahead of UFC Fight Island 2It...
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