Russian MMA fighter of Dagestani origin Khabib Nurmagomedov faced Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas back in October 2018, defeating the Irish fighter in the fourth round.
Covington, who had challenged Africa's first UFC champion in a bid to gain the welterweight title, was hospitalised after an initial check-up by the medical team confirmed the seriousness of the injury sustained.
While 45 was booed by baseball fans at World Series Game 5 in Washington back in October, the audience in Pennsylvania was more than happy to give him a warm welcome this weekend.
A 21-year-old kickboxer managed to make it into the third round but eventually failed to repel her opponent's punches.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian speed skaters have won the men's team pursuit at the final stage of this season's International Skating Union World Cup in Japan's Nagano and topped the final standings of the tournament in this discipline.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian undefeated mixed martial arts fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-0), who is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, will defend his title in a long-awaited fight against US opponent Tony Ferguson (25-3) on April 18 in New York, the UFC said on Instagram.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Former Indian heavyweight boxing champion Kaur Singh represented the country in the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984, as well as the Asian Games. His personal life made headlines in 2017 when superstar Shah Rukh Khan offered him Rs 5 lakh (approximately $7,081) when he was struggling to pay his medical expenses.
The burly winger and Caps captain isn’t known to shy away from rough stuff, but ordinarily directs his energy toward checking other players into the bench, not bodychecking referees.
NBA scoring machine for the Houston Rockets James Harden has generated parallels between himself and soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for his ruthless scoring, as Harden leads the league with 38.0 points per game.
The World Anti-Doping Agency's Executive Committee on 9 December endorsed a recommendation by its Compliance Review Committee to ban Russia from hosting and competing in major international sporting events for four years with its athletes allowed to participate only after proving they are not involved in World Anti-Doping Code violations.
Juventus FC and their star striker Cristiano Ronaldo are gearing up to take on Bayer Leverkusen in their final Champions League group game Wednesday, as the team are already through to the last 16 as winners of Group D after four victories and an opening draw in Madrid.