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Edwards Defeats Usman To Retain Title

Leon Edwards made it a tough one for Usman Kamaru in the UFC286 to retain the title in front of London crowd.

Edwards (21-3) recorded his first defense of the UFC’s 170-pound championship on Saturday in front of a home crowd at O2 Arena in London, earning a majority decision on the scorecards. Two judges scored the five-round title bout 48-46 in favor of Edwards while a third scored it a 47-47 draw.

Edwards defeats Usman to retain title


Conte Slams Tottenham Players, Ownership After Draw

Tottenham manager Antonio Conte fumes at the clubs ownership after a late draw against the Saint.

Spurs lost two points despite taking in the lead in the game but Southampton came back with goals from Theo Walcott and a stoppage-time penalty from James Ward-Prowse.

Conte slams Tottenham players, ownership after draw


Ancelotti Back Madrid To Lift Major Trophy

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has backed his side to lift a major trophy this season.

Ancelotti back Madrid to lift major trophy


Courtois: Real Madrid Title Hope Over


Madrid went ahead early at Camp Nou thanks to Ronald Araujo’s own goal. Sergi Roberto equalised before half-time, and — as both teams pushed for a late winner — Marco Asensio had a goal disallowed for offside before Franck Kessie scored in added time.

Courtois: Real Madrid title hope over


Arteta Urges Players To Give All In Final Games

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta wants his players to give their totality as the London club push to get the Premier League title this season.

Arsenal bounce back from their European defeat to Sporting to defeat Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

Arteta urges players to give all in final games


Osimhen Shift Focus To AFCON Qualification

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has now shifted his attention to the Super Eagles match against Guinea Bissau in the AFCON qualifier.

The striker has been in fine form for the Italian team since the beginning of the season bagging 21 goals this season.


Sabitzer Yet To Make Decision Despite Bright Start


Manchester United midfielder Marcel Sabitzer says he is yet to make a decision on his future at the club.

The German is on loan at the Premier League giants from Bayern Munich, signing a deal in January until the end of the season.

Sabitzer yet to make decision despite bright start


Fulham Marco Silva And Mitrovic Charged By FA

Fulham manager Marco Silva and Serbian striker Aleksandar Mitrovic were sent off during FA Cup quarter final against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

During the second half of Sunday’s tie, a confrontation broke out after Fulham’s Willian was red-carded for handling the ball in the box following a VAR review.

Fulham Marco Silva and Mitrovic charged by FA

Sir Jim Ratcliffe Will Not Over Pay For United
The chief executive of INEOS Sir Jim Ratcliffe and his team met with the club last Friday during a visit to Old Trafford and the Carrington training complex.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the 70-year-old stated that: “How do you decide the price of a painting? How do you decide the price of a house? It’s not related to how much it cost to build or how much it cost to paint.

Sir Jim Ratcliffe will not over pay for United

Joshua Shows No Regret Over Fury Fight Disappointment

British boxer Anthony Joshua says he is in no rush to fight the Gypsy King despite talks with heavyweight champions Oleksandr Usyk is off.

Former world heavyweight champion Joshua (24-3, 22 KOs) has twice had negotiations with Fury (33-0-1, 24 KOs) break down and fail to produce a fight, despite a bout being valued at £200 million in 2020.

Joshua shows no regret over Fury fight disappointment



Tyson Fury And Oleksandr Usyk Fight Called Off

The heavyweight champion fight between British boxer Tyson Fury and Ukrainian fight Oleksandr Usyk has been called off.

There has been a long-standing war of words between the two camps, and while a date of April 29 has been discussed for a mammoth meeting at London’s Wembley Stadium, nothing had been confirmed.

Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk fight called off


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