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UFC: Holm fumes at De Randamie’s “intentional” late punches

Holly Holm claimed Germaine de Randamie intentionally threw punches after the bell of two rounds on her way to being crowned the first UFC women’s featherweight title winner.

Holm was unanimously beaten by De Randamie at UFC 208, but the fight was clouded in controversy.

A right hook after the bell in the second round caught Holm and De Randamie threw another late punch at the end of the third. However, neither incident resulted in points being deducted from her card………..Read More

It wasn’t the losses — in 2016, Ronda Rousey just wasn’t easy to root for

In retrospect, UFC 207 was all about granting them wishes. TJ Dillashaw wanted another crack at the bantamweight belt, and he will likely get it after his performance against John Lineker. Cody Garbrandt wanted to fulfill a promise to his young friend Maddux Maple, who overcame Leukemia as Garbrandt overcame his own personal demons, and he was able to wrap the belt around the little boy’s waist after schooling Dominick Cruz…………Read More

Conor McGregor faces possible six-month medical suspension after UFC 202

Conor McGregor’s left foot and ankle took some damage during his rematch with Nate Diaz.

Conor McGregor put his body through a war on Saturday night to get a win over Nate Diaz, but he may be forced to sit on the sidelines to heal up now that the battle is over…………Read More

Namibian who beat up friends becomes unlikely Rio hero

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazilian boxing fans have an unlikely new Olympic hero — an all-action Namibian by the name of Mathias Tulyoongeleni Hamunyela.

The 23-year-old light flyweight bustled his way to a unanimous points decision over Rufat Huseynov of Azerbaijan on Saturday, the first day of the boxing in Rio, to the raucous delight of the mostly Brazilian crowd…….Read More