Martial arts

Amanda Nunes poses during the UFC 213 ceremonial weigh-ins, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 8:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213. The UFC vaguely cited an "illness" as the reason for Nunes' hospitalization in its statement. Shevchenko believes Nunes...
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July 08, 2017 - 8:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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July 08, 2017 - 12:22 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Justin Gaethje stopped Michael Johnson with punches in the second round of a savage fight Friday night, remaining unbeaten in a UFC debut that was every bit as spectacular as expected. Gaethje (18-0) got wobbled and hurt by Johnson during a frenetic first round and again in the...
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July 08, 2017 - 12:19 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Justin Gaethje stopped Michael Johnson with punches in the second round of a savage fight Friday night, remaining unbeaten in a UFC debut that was every bit as spectacular as expected. Gaethje (18-0) got wobbled and hurt by Johnson during a frenetic first round and again in the...
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FILE - In this Feb 12, 2010 file photo, North Korea's Song Chol Ri carries the flag during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Seven months ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, many in South Korea, including new liberal President Moon Jae-in, hope to use the Games as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea. To do so, the North’s participation is essential, but an ongoing nuclear tension and a lack of winter sports athletes in North Korea could ruin the attempts at reconciliation. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
July 04, 2017 - 1:41 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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FILE - In this Feb 12, 2010 file photo, North Korea's Song Chol Ri carries the flag during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Seven months ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, many in South Korea, including new liberal President Moon Jae-in, hope to use the Games as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea. To do so, the North’s participation is essential, but an ongoing nuclear tension and a lack of winter sports athletes in North Korea could ruin the attempts at reconciliation. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
July 04, 2017 - 12:39 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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FILE - In this Feb 12, 2010 file photo, North Korea's Song Chol Ri carries the flag during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Seven months ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, many in South Korea, including new liberal President Moon Jae-in, hope to use the Games as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea. To do so, the North’s participation is essential, but an ongoing nuclear tension and a lack of winter sports athletes in North Korea could ruin the attempts at reconciliation. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
July 03, 2017 - 10:26 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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Chael Sonnen is declared the victor against Wanderlei Silva, of Brazil, during a mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 180 early Saturday, June 25, 2017, in New York. Sonnen won via unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
June 25, 2017 - 2:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chael Sonnen took out one MMA legend, called out another, then unloaded his misery about fighting at Madison Square Garden. "I hate New York," he bellowed in the cage. Sonnen won on the scorecards, if not the adulation from MSG fight fans, and took a unanimous decision over...
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Matt Mitrione stands in the cage after a win against Fedor Emelianenko in a mixed martial arts bout at Bellator 180 on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in New York. Mitrione won via first-round stoppage. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
June 25, 2017 - 1:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chael Sonnen won a unanimous decision over Wanderlei Silva in a much-delayed grudge match to take the light heavyweight bout Saturday night in Bellator's debut at Madison Square Garden. Sonnen and Silva had feuded — and even brawled in street clothes during a taping of an MMA...
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FILE - At left, in an Aug. 17, 2013, file photo, Chael Sonnen looks on after his win against Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua, of Brazil, in their UFC Mixed Martial Arts light heavyweight bout in Boston. At right, in a Nov. 19, 2011, file photo, Wanderlei Silva reacts before fighting Cung Le during at a UFC Mixed Martial Arts middleweight bout in San Jose, Calif. Sonnen fights Silva on Saturday night, June 24, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in the biggest card in Bellator history. (AP Photo/File)
June 25, 2017 - 12:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Mitrione pummeled 40-year-old MMA heavyweight great Fedor Emelianenko in just 74 seconds to win the co-main event of Bellator's Madison Square Garden debut. Mitrione (12-5) and Emelianenko both connected on right hands and hit the canvas late Saturday night. But Mitrione, who...
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