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Royal Parks to fight ‘harmful’ London Holocaust memorial saying it will spoil ‘relaxed’ location

By ethan / February 10, 2019

A charity that manages eight landmark London green spaces has challenged the government over plans to construct a £50 million Holocaust memorial in Victoria Tower Gardens next to the Houses of Parliament. In a letter to the Westminster planning team that is currently examining the application, Royal Parks complained of the “significant harmful impacts” of […]


'Last time I checked he’s retired': Nick Diaz's fight career is over, says teammate

By ethan / February 6, 2019

Former UFC title contender Nick Diaz will never again compete in the octagon, according to longtime training partner Gilbert Melendez, who insists that the popular welterweight’s fighting career has come to a close. Former Strikeforce champion Diaz, older brother of two-time Conor McGregor opponent Nate, has been inactive since a January 2015 no-contest against Anderson […]


Khabib confirms UFC legend GSP is target for November fight

By ethan / February 2, 2019

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he is targeting a November showdown with MMA legend Georges St-Pierre at New York’s iconic Madison Square Garden, in what would be the Russian’s return fight after suspension. Khabib’s immediate fighting career is on hold after he was slapped with a nine-month ban and $ 500,000 fine by the […]


GSP v Khabib: Georges St-Pierre reveals attempts to book UFC fight with Nurmagomedov

By ethan / February 1, 2019

Canadian UFC legend Georges St-Pierre has revealed that his representatives have been trying to negotiate a fight with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. St-Pierre captured UFC world titles at both welterweight and middleweight, and says he would relish the opportunity to test himself against the undefeated UFC lightweight champion to see if he could be the […]


Right on the button! Ryan Bader KOs Fedor Emelianenko just seconds into their fight

By ethan / January 27, 2019

Ryan Bader sensationally knocked out Russian MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko just seconds into their fight in the Bellator heavyweight Grand Prix final to claim the championship belt in the world’s second biggest MMA promotion. The Bellator 214 main event fight only lasted 35 seconds, as Bader’s first left hook connected perfectly with the Russian’s chin, […]


'I want to sincerely apologize to my fans': Mayweather annuls Japan MMA fight

By ethan / November 7, 2018

Floyd Mayweather Jr has made a sensational u-turn on his fight with Japanese MMA kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa, announced just a few days ago, claiming ‘arrangements were made without his approval.’ Mayweather, 41, shocked the sports world when on Monday his return to the combat sports arena was announced in Japan by the Rizin Fighting Federation […]


Money talks: Mayweather ‘set for $88mn payday’ for Japan fight

By ethan / November 7, 2018

Floyd Mayweather is keeping people guessing on the rules set and format of his upcoming fight with Tenshin Nasukawa in Japanese Rizin MMA promotion on New Year’s Eve, but it looks like the numbers have been revealed. Read more According to Japanese media outlet Tokyo Sports, Mayweather will pocket $ 62 million for the fight […]

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