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Death of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father 'will be lesson for many' about dangers of Covid-19, says Russian Olympic legend

Death of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father 'will be lesson for many' about dangers of Covid-19, says Russian Olympic legend

13 hours ago   |   RT

Olympic champion and politician Irina Rodnina believes the death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of undefeated MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, will be a wake-up call to...
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Santiago Ponzinibbio opens up on recovery hell after doctors warned him he may never fight again

14 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

UFC welterweight contender Santiago Ponzinibbio has detailed his fight against a career-threatening blood infection as he prepares to return to the octagon. Since his last...
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UFC 251: Gilbert Burns out of Fight Island main event after testing positive for COVID-19

14 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

Burns was scheduled to be the headliner of the first UFC event on Fight Island against Kamaru Usman
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Report: Burns removed from UFC 251 main event

14 hours ago   |   National Post

Gilbert Burns is "not feeling well" and has reportedly been removed from the UFC 251 main event on July 11.
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Aaron Phillips set for UFC return, faces Jack Shore on 'Fight Island'

Aaron Phillips set for UFC return, faces Jack Shore on 'Fight Island'

15 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Aaron Phillips is back in the UFC. Almost six years after his promotional departure, Phillips has stepped in on short notice to fight Jack Shore at the UFC's “Fight Island”...
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Rory MacDonald's advice on business side of MMA: 'You pretty much have to fend for yourself'

Rory MacDonald's advice on business side of MMA: 'You pretty much have to fend for yourself'

16 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Rory MacDonald knows a good deal about the business side of the fight game. The former Bellator welterweight champion, UFC title challenger, and current PFL fighter has plenty...
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Bold statements: The 6 standout Bellator performances of 2020 so far

Bold statements: The 6 standout Bellator performances of 2020 so far

17 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

With big-name signings, an ongoing $1 million tournament and growing excitement around the future of the promotion, 2020 looked set to be a big year for Bellator MMA. But the...
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Frustrated Marlon Moraes calls out former champions Dominick Cruz, Cody Garbrandt

Frustrated Marlon Moraes calls out former champions Dominick Cruz, Cody Garbrandt

18 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Marlon Moraes says former UFC bantamweight champions Cody Garbrandt and Dominick Cruz are ducking him. Moraes has won five of his last six and is coming off a split-decision...
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Rest in peace: Khabib's father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov laid to rest in his home village in Dagestan

Rest in peace: Khabib's father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov laid to rest in his home village in Dagestan

21 hours ago   |   RT

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, was buried in a small ceremony in his home village of Kirovul in Dagestan, according...
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COVID KO: Title challenger Gilbert Burns OUT of UFC 251 main event after testing positive for coronavirus

COVID KO: Title challenger Gilbert Burns OUT of UFC 251 main event after testing positive for coronavirus

22 hours ago   |   RT

The first big UFC Fight Island show has already suffered a major blow with the news that the main event bout between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns is off due to the Brazilian...
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Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

Las Vegas sportsbook suffers one of biggest losses ever

Las Vegas sportsbook suffers one of biggest losses ever

LAS VEGAS - The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts last Sunday might be the largest sportsbook loss in Las Vegas history on bets... Read more ...

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Kanye West announces he's running for president

Kanye West announces he's running for president

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” the Chicago rapper... Read more ...

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

Yankees pitcher Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

NEW YORK - Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of slugger Giancarlo Stanton during live batting practice Saturday, a frightening... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...