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Robert Whittaker thumps Yoel Romero to claim UFC interim middleweight entitlement

Australian Whittaker realise up for slow start and hyperextended knee to triumph final three bouts against Romero Australias Robert Whittaker won the UFC interim middleweight deed on Saturday night in Las Vegas, surging in the late rounds to earn a unanimous decision over Yoel Romero at UFC 213. Whittaker( 20 -4) recovered from a hyperextended knee in the first round …

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Robert Whittaker vanquishes Yoel Romero to claim UFC interim middleweight name

Australian Whittaker realise up for slow start and hyperextended knee to prevail final three bouts against Romero Australias Robert Whittaker won the UFC interim middleweight entitle on Saturday night in Las Vegas, surging in the late rounds to make a unanimous decision over Yoel Romero at UFC 213. Whittaker( 20 -4) recovered from a hyperextended knee during the first round …

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Bernard Tomic delivers foul-mouthed insult to spectator at US Open

Australians loses cool during defeat to Damir Dzumhur, which scuppers hopes of showdown with Nick Kyrgios Bernard Tomic managed to spice up an otherwise desultory opening-round loss to Bosnias Damir Dumhur with a profane riposte to a heckler on Tuesday at the US Open. On-court microphones on the Old Grandstand court where the 17th-seeded Tomic lost 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 …

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For West Indies Test cricket to be saved from extinguishing, major reconstruct is necessity | Tim Wigmore

If the West Indies Test side continues to flounder in Australia and beyond, it is not only the West Indies Cricket Board who should consider themselves culpable Allan Border had played seven succession against the West Indies. Six had been lost, and one glean. This time would be different. Australias last-wicket pair was, somehow, on the brink of regaining the …

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The Joy of Six: athletes who crossed over into combat sports

From a college basketball player turned sumo star to an ageless brawler, we present half a dozen athletes who decided to get a little more physical 1) Brock Lesnar, college wrestling to MMA Can you imagine if they hadnt taken a chunk out of his colon? If Mixed Martial Arts has a modern Bo Jackson, it might very well be …

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