Monday, April 24, 2017

Cars torched in arson attack on UFC ex-champion’s home

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony 'Showtime' Pettis said he is “shocked and confused” after three of his cars were torched outside his home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

UFC 205: McGregor ‘focusing on history,’ Alvarez predicting 2-round victory

With UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden just over two weeks away, an extended preview of the event’s three championship fights has been released.

KHL registers 1st goal scored by Chinese player (VIDEO)

It took two months but the Kontinental Hockey League’s newest team, China’s Kunlun Red Star, has finally seen the first goal scored by a Chinese player.

Fighting for survival: MMA practically banned in France

A press release from the French Sports Ministry on Wednesday outlawed both the octagon cage used in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and several of the sport’s key techniques, effectively banning it in France.

Mourinho charged over referee comments, adding to apparent misery of isolation in Manchester

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged over his comments about referee Anthony Taylor before his side’s Premier League tie with Liverpool. The charge comes as reports emerged the Portuguese manager is unhappy with life in Manchester.

West Ham & Chelsea face investigation after violent clashes between fans at cup tie

The Football Association (FA) has launched an investigation into violent clashes in which seven supporters were arrested during the EFL Cup game between West Ham United and Chelsea at London Stadium on Wednesday night.

Brazilian footballer caught with 793kg of marijuana gets 9 years in prison

Former Borussia Mönchengladbach defender Marcelo Pletsch has been sentenced by a Brazilian court to nine years and two months behind bars for the illegal transportation of a massive amount of marijuana.

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg to attend World Chess Championship

Tech guru Bill Gates and social media mogul Mark Zuckerberg have announced that they will attend the World Chess Championship (WCC) in New York next month.

Real Madrid hoping to host blockbuster Conor McGregor fight

Spanish football giants Real Madrid have expressed interest in hosting a UFC event headlined by brash Irish champion Conor McGregor at their famous Santiago Bernabeu Stadium next summer.

Police manhunt after iconic Muhammad Ali print stolen from ex-boxer’s hometown

Police in Louisville, Kentucky are searching for a suspect believed to have stolen a signed print of a Muhammad Ali portrait worth $5,000 from the walls of the eponymous Muhammad Ali Center.