Saturday, 23 June, 2018

Covington declares he's fighting for the 'real belt'

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
Shannon Reynolds | 10 June, 2018, 13:13

Clearly that was wishful thinking on their part.

The Interim title fight between Conor Mcgregor and Rafael Dos Anjos never came to fruition, mainly because of the UFC 223 melee and the subsequent arrest of Conor. If Covington can get a hold of dos Anjos' hips and work consistent takedowns, he's capable of simply wrestling his way past a former lightweight champion. Covington continued to press the action but dos Anjos looked to have some answers as he worked Covington's body. Colby went for a single, but couldn't get anything. Nine months later, he stepped into the Octagon and halted Donald Cerrone's two-year, eight-fight run of success in a heartbeat to solidify his place as the best lightweight in the world. He started partying a lot, doing Ecstasy, doing all these drugs and the rest of history.

Colby Covington had another quick start in the third.

Rafael Dos Anjos is a Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu much like Demian Maia but has very good striking and underrated power in his hands, something that Maia has always lacked.

Trump to leave G7 summit early amid feud with Trudeau, Macron
Days after igniting a trade war, Donald Trump declared Saturday that he wants a world free of all tariffs and trade barriers. According to reports , the other leaders were taken aback by the suggestions and not sure how serious Trump was about it.

Virat Kohli ranked 89 in world's highest-paid athletes Forbes list
The Forbes list factored in prize cash, salaries and bonuses earned between June 1, 2017 and this past June 1. Ireland's Conor McGregor was the fourth highest paid athlete in the world in 2017.

U.S. reaches deal with China's ZTE, commerce secretary says
The announcement boosted shares in United States component makers including Acacia Communications, Oclaro and Lumentum Holdings. The company will also have to keep a team of "compliance coordinators" for the next 10 years, which will be selected by the DoC.

To Waterson, the fact that the 13-1 Covington just keeps winning is a crucial component to his mass appeal-or lack thereof.

Finally, the match seemed to turn in dos Anjos' favor. Dos Anjos spun out and they broke with Covington throwing punches before they clinched again. Shortly after, RDA was able to pop back up. The fighters separate and Covington nails Dos Anjos with a punching combination, Covington and Dos Anjos exchange some kicks. RDA lay in half guard as the round drew to a close. Colby took the Brazilian's back right away. I don't want to sit back and say, 'Oh, I want to sit and wait to see what happens with this fight.' I'm the champion. Covington is a tenacious former collegiate All-American wrestler, averaging six takedowns per fight in the UFC - but when he fought Maia, he did not attempt a single one. I don't want to just go up there and get two belts to say I got it.

Covington has fired off shots at just about everybody from heavyweight to strawweight and even managed to spoil two of the biggest movies of the past year on Twitter. It would go to the championship rounds, with RDA arguably down three rounds.

The 1st thing on his list, getting prepared to face the victor if this Saturday night's UFC 225 co-main event for the UFC Interim Welterweight Championship between Colby Covington-Rafael Dos Anjos.

Recommended

Generation Zero Announced By The Developers of Rage 2 and Just Cause Generation Zero Announced By The Developers of Rage 2 and Just Cause Generation Zero is a brand new IP from Avalanche Studios, the developer behind games like Just Cause 3 and the upcoming Rage 2 . By tactically combining weapons, skills and equipment, you'll be able to lure, cripple, and destroy your enemies.

BT boss Gavin Patterson stepping down later this year BT boss Gavin Patterson stepping down later this year Jan du Plessis, chairman of BT, thanked Patterson for his contribution but said the company needed a change in leadership. But the subsequent decline in the share price showed investors were not on side.

Taliban announces first cease-fire against Afghan forces for Eid al-Fitr Taliban announces first cease-fire against Afghan forces for Eid al-Fitr Qureshi further added that at least nine Taliban insurgents were also wounded during the clashes with the security personnel. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced a weeklong cease-fire with the Taliban to coincide with the holiday.

Unravel 2 has been rated by ESRB Unravel 2 has been rated by ESRB In a surprise announcement, a sequel to the surprise hit puzzle platformer Unravel was revealed at EA's pre-E3 event EA Play . The first game, while absolutely unbelievable , was incredibly emotional as you played through the memories of a family.

LeBron might sign with Rockets, former teammate Bosh says LeBron might sign with Rockets, former teammate Bosh says On the flip side: James, as a singular force, is doing more than he has ever had to do for one team on this stage. Excluding Houston's other free agents, re-signing just Paul and Capela easily puts Houston over the cap.

Defector explains what North Koreans don't know about the world Defector explains what North Koreans don't know about the world He paid tribute to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who is pro-unification, for bringing the unconventional leaders together. During a press conference this week, Trump also suggested that he could invite Kim to the US if the June 12 summit goes well.

BioWare Opens Up On Anthem’s Single-Player Story The latter's launch is far more limited, however, with Android users having first crack at the game's "pre-alpha" test version . More so when you consider that EA doesn't really have any big games slated for that time of the year.

Yahoo Messenger is getting killed off in July Yahoo Messenger is getting killed off in July Today, it looks hopelessly outdated next to newer, more popular apps such as WhatsApp , Facebook Messenger , Snapchat and others. In other words: Yahoo Messenger's backend is shut down at that time so that connections are not longer supported.

EA reveals Unravel Two and Sea of Solitude under its Originals label EA reveals Unravel Two and Sea of Solitude under its Originals label Developed by Jo-Mei, the game follows a character named Kay who is transformed into a monster after suffering from loneliness. Luckily she is surrounded by an ocean full of creatures just like her, creatures that may hold the key to changing her back.

Justify chases Triple Crown history in Belmont Stakes Justify chases Triple Crown history in Belmont Stakes His story grew more complicated the next morning when he looked uncomfortable putting pressure on a bruised left hind heel. It may seem like those last few Derby finishers are just going to be also-rans, but anything can happen in horse racing.

Santa Rosa woman survives bison attack Santa Rosa woman survives bison attack Frank said the park can't say with certainty if the number of wildlife injuries has necessarily gone up or down in recent years. The National Parks Conservation Association said diverse sides should be represented when it comes to places like Yellowstone.

'All systems go' for Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un's summit 'All systems go' for Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un's summit The upcoming meeting will be held at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore , the White House confirmed. Of course many hope that Donald Trump can make a difference when he meets Kim Jong Un.

The world's first psychopathic robot has just been created, say scientists The world's first psychopathic robot has just been created, say scientists The assessment, called the Rorschach test , is more often used by psychologists to detect thought disorders in their patients.

After days of insults, Trump and Trudeau pal around at G7 After days of insults, Trump and Trudeau pal around at G7 Donald Trump disrupted a G7 breakfast discussion on women's empowerment Saturday morning by showing up late. Although, he said if he senses Kim is not serious, he won't prolong talks.

Not Having A Finals MVP Is A Big Deal For Steph Curry Not Having A Finals MVP Is A Big Deal For Steph Curry Here's the information you need to watch tonight's Warriors vs Cavaliers Game 4 on TV or online including the start time . He finished his remarkable playoff run by scoring 23 points, pulling down seven rebounds and dishing off eight assists.