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    Dana White: "Ronda Rousey Will Now Fight Miesha Tate for The Title"

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    Diaz forced Conor McGregor to tap out with 48 seconds left in the second round Saturday night, ending the Irish superstar's 15-fight winning streak in a non-title bout. It's another day. I will come back". Miesha capitalized, she's a scrapper. I let my guard down, and it cost me the fight. "I'm going to fix those mistakes and I'm going to comeback stronger", said Holm.
  • Miesha Tate Chokes Holly Holm, Flabbergasts Ronda Rousey

    Miesha Tate Chokes Holly Holm, Flabbergasts Ronda Rousey

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    Rousey texted him back, "Looks like I've got to get back to work". "I knew I had to be flawless in the fifth round". She edged a tentative first round and survived almost being finished by a rear-naked choke in the second to show remarkable composure in the third before finding her range and rhythm in the fourth.
  • Miesha Tate Claims UFC Bantamweight Title After Defeating Holly Holm

    Miesha Tate Claims UFC Bantamweight Title After Defeating Holly Holm

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    Holm however, confessed that complacency was what consigned her to this outcome. The Ronda Rosey fight is such a massive for her and she could wait for Ronda. I thought let's just keep going with the game plan. "Tonight, I made some mistakes". Miesha capitalized, she's a scrapper. Her avoidance, as well as what many viewed to be a poor show of sportsmanship for refusing to touch gloves with Holm prior to the start of their fight, has invited criticism on social media, and on a recent ...
  • Conor McGregor, Holly Holm Stunned At UFC 196

    Conor McGregor, Holly Holm Stunned At UFC 196

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    Holm caught her with a couple left hooks, but Holm racked up points on the scorecards with jabs and side kicks. Amanda Nunes recently spoke with Combate , and doesn't think that the UFC should go with the planned Ronda Rosey vs. She said late past year she wasn't sure if she would continue to fight, after the UFC skipped over a promised title shot in order to book a fight between Holm and Rousey.
  • Miesha Tate Claims UFC Batanweight Title After Defeating Holly Holm

    Miesha Tate Claims UFC Batanweight Title After Defeating Holly Holm

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    Moments after Diaz served up an upset special over the UFC's golden child on Saturday, Aldo took to Twitter to rub some salt on McGregor's wounds. Diaz, who took the fight on less than two weeks' notice, changed the bout with an electric series of punches before forcing McGregor to tap out on the ground.
  • Reaction to quarterback Peyton Manning's retirement

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    When Belichick coached the AFC team in the Pro Bowl in Feb. 2007 and Manning was playing in the game, the two enjoyed the experience. One month after winning the Super Bowl, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will retire, the Broncos have confirmed.
  • Holm and McGregor lose on night of upsets at UFC196

    Holm and McGregor lose on night of upsets at UFC196

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    Conor McGregor didn't let his shock defeat to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 sour his party spirit as he was snapped at a Las Vegas nightclub just hours later. The photo of Rousey at the PWG event was reportedly taken moments after Tate defeated Holm at UFC 196. "I still feel UFC 200 is there for me, but I'll go back and see it.
  • Chiefs void contract of veteran linebacker Hali

    Chiefs void contract of veteran linebacker Hali

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    They will be charged $4 million against the salary cap by keeping Hali on the roster. According to the Star, Hali said after last season he would require knee surgery. He had 48 tackles and 6.5 sacks last season and remains a solid pass-rusher. He has 86 sacks on his career with the Chiefs. If the Chiefs don't re-sign Hali, 2014 first-round pick Dee Ford could see a larger role.
  • Miesha Tate wants to raise Seahawks '12th man' flag

    Miesha Tate wants to raise Seahawks '12th man' flag

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    Tate lost twice to Rousey earlier in her career but hasn't lost a fight since 2013. In the co main event, Holly Holm suffered a similar fate to McGregor, also losing by rear naked choke to Misha Tate. "I still feel like I am learning", said Holm. Diaz, who took the fight less than two weeks ago, abruptly changed the bout with an electric series of punches that wobbled the previously unshakable McGregor.
  • Get ready for Ronda Rousey to fight Miesha Tate this year

    Get ready for Ronda Rousey to fight Miesha Tate this year

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    The string of victories came on the heels of losing three out of four previous fights. Now, though, she has options and a third fight with Rousey looms. She then outlasted journeyman MMA fighter Rin Nakai in another unanimous decision. "I texted Ronda - Ronda wasn't watching the fight". Holm and Tate danced around for most of the five minutes.
  • Tacoma native Miesha Tate takes title from Holm at UFC 196

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    McGregor, on the other hand, seemed bewildered. "I put a knee in his stomach and heard him go huuuh ". But the next round, reality hit. A shot to McGregor's jaw saw him attempt a takedown, and Diaz pounced. If fans would have known what was going to transpire at UFC 196, perhaps even the gate and attendance records would have crumbled. When they entered the Octagon, the fans were squarely behind McGregor.
  • WGC-Cadillac Championship leaderboard, results and prize money payouts

    WGC-Cadillac Championship leaderboard, results and prize money payouts

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    Scott finished the week at 12-under 276. That meant McIlroy turned a two-shot deficit to a three-shot lead over defending champion Johnson and halfway leader Scott. Not only is the South Korean emerging as one of the hottest players on the LPGA Tour but she's also developing a cult following with her elaborate celebrations.
  • Miesha Tate to fight Ronda Rousey, Dana White confirms

    Miesha Tate to fight Ronda Rousey, Dana White confirms

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    That sense of urgency paid dividends, because "Cupcake" was behind 38-37 on all three cageside judges' scorecards heading into the final frame. In her two previous bouts with Tate, she triumphed on both occasions via armbar. After losing the first round, Tate did the one thing she needed to do to win - take the fight to the mat. I thought I had to be like a pit bull with a bone [with the choke].
  • UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz live stream, start time

    UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz live stream, start time

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    Diaz is a world-class talent, and McGregor's biggest mistake on this night was in wholly underestimating him in a way that cost him dearly. Diaz has just one victory in the last two years, fighting twice since the start of 2014. "I couldn't let go of it". If I had to bet on this fight I would take the over 2.5 rounds and I would put a small wager on Diaz winning. Replacing him as McGregor's opponent at the main event of UFC 196 was Nate Diaz , who had to step in on short notice.
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. tops final practice

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. tops final practice

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    That's not how I think business should be run". In my most-recent column , I pick Dale Earnhardt Jr.to win not just the Daytona 500, but the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. Busch did not watch the Daytona 500 . One of two restrictor plate tracks on the circuit, the beauty of Daytona is that anyone in the field has a shot at Victory Lane.
  • Conor McGregor 'heartbroken' by UFC 196 defeat to Nate Diaz

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    In this photo taken, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Miehsa Tate talks with reporters during open workouts for UFC 196 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas . "I thought I took him the first round". Diaz dared to egg on McGregor, and landed another huge punch to McGregor's chin. He looks awful. I'm sure he feels bad. Elsewhere, Miesha Tate also defeated Holly Holm to win the UFC's women's bantamweight title.
  • ITF says Australia-US match played on wrong surface

    ITF says Australia-US match played on wrong surface

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    Bernard Tomic ground down Jack Sock 7-6(2) 6-3 3-6 6-4 to level Australia's Davis Cup first round tie with the United States at 1-1 in Melbourne on Friday. It said the confusion came from a three-way "oversight" by the ITF, the United States Tennis Association and Tennis Australia. "Two times he's done it.
  • Nate Diaz: Conor McGregor Saying Things I've Already Said

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    It was a devastating loss, considering he was probably looking at a welterweight championship fight with a win, but he gave credit to Diaz for accepting the fight on short notice and making the most of his opportunity. The fight is not expected to go the full route and will likely be over by the first or second round. While I am not certain McGregor gets the KO of Diaz, he should be able to win a striking battle for 25 minutes if he is as good as he claims to be.
  • Connor McGregor Swings at Nate Diaz During Press Conference

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    Nate Diaz respects what Conor McGregor has done for the sport of MMA and the UFC . The line for the fight now at SBG Global has McGregor as a -450 favorite with Diaz currently sitting at +360. "He was efficient. I wasn't". The KO was the Kick heard around the world and instead of waiting out an entire year for a rematch with Rousey, she opted to fight the tough and durable veteran Miesha "Cupcake" Tate.
  • Tiger Woods goes wild when young boy nails hole-in-one

    Tiger Woods goes wild when young boy nails hole-in-one

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    In fact, no one seemed happier than Tiger for the kid's special shot on this very special day. Woods quickly rushed over to embrace the youngster, and it would only get better for him and his playing partner, Ceci Lococo, as they recorded rounds of 32 on the 10-hole course to actually beat Woods, who could only muster a 35.
  • Tiger Woods is beaten at golf by an 11-year-old

    Tiger Woods is beaten at golf by an 11-year-old

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    Woods hosted the press gathering to promote his newly-designed Bluejack National course in the Houston area. "I have a lot of work ahead of me", he said, noting that he also has been hitting 9-iron shots. "That's that killer instinct that I need to get back, like I had at the second half of previous year", Day said. "As I announced last week, I am starting to feel a lot better", Tiger wrote.
  • Warriors' win ties NBA record

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    Serge Ibaka added 20 points for the Thunder, which was playing its second game in two nights. Consider this heave by the reigning MVP Stephen Curry to win an overtime game on the road against the Oklahoma City Thunder this past Saturday night.
  • Raiders extend second-round tender on Matt McGloin

    Raiders extend second-round tender on Matt McGloin

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    Based on McGloin's play in preseason and regular season appearances so far in his career, the Raiders have a good reason to place a tender on their young backup who appears to still be a bright prospect even if he is not starter material. McGloin signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent and made an excellent impression in his rookie training camp. He played twice in 2015 for brief spells while Carr dealt with injury issues.
  • Celtics Targeted Bulls' Jimmy Butler At Trade Deadline

    Celtics Targeted Bulls' Jimmy Butler At Trade Deadline

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    These developments are to be expected on both sides. From Boston's perspective, this is exactly the kind of deal Danny Ainge should be targeting in the upcoming months. Boston's front office has kept a nicely stocked cabinet of trade chips throughout the past couple seasons, but they won't want to risk using them all on one piece if they don't need to.
  • Even Tiger Woods' positive update comes with a warning

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    Speaking publicly for the first time in three months, Woods said that he is still only able to chip and putt at home and that he only recently began hitting soft 9-iron shots. But three weeks later he had a second microdiscectomy surgery to alleviate pressure on a disc in his lower back, before needing another procedure on October 28 on the same area due to discomfort.
  • Murray puts holders Britain ahead in Davis Cup

    Murray puts holders Britain ahead in Davis Cup

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    The home side are defending the title they regained for the first time in 79 years with victory against Belgium last November. If fatherhood becomes Andy Murray off the court - he did well not to explode when asked this week if his baby daughter, Sophia, was Scottish or English - his tennis too has an air of quiet authority about it.
  • Beyonce Melts Down at LA Party Over Jay-Z Divorce Drama

    Beyonce Melts Down at LA Party Over Jay-Z Divorce Drama

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    But an insider revealed that Beyonce's confession has been long standing inside her and that the singer already wanted to move on with her life, Hollywood Life reported. That would mean she met Jay in late 1999 or 2000: a statement the hip-hop mogul contradicted during his 2007 interview with Charlie Rose, in which he said the two met "10 years ago", which would be two years before Bey's alibi.
  • Tottenham Hotspur keep up title dream as Arsenal hopes hit

    Tottenham Hotspur keep up title dream as Arsenal hopes hit

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    Alberto Paloschi had opened the scoring for the Swans and it looked like Spurs were going to endure a hard day at the office due to the formidable form of Fabianski but Nacer Chadli's equaliser and Rose's dramatic late strike ensured all three points stayed in North London .