The new main event at UFC 221 will still have championship gold resting in the balance as Rockhold vs. Romero will fight for an interim strap with the victor facing Whittaker in a unification bout later in 2018. Rockhold, who trains out of American Kickboxing Academy and Combat Club, is looking to recapture a UFC title. 33-year-old Rockhold, meanwhile, defeated Branch via TKO back in September.
Jupp Heynckes' side sit 14 points clear at the top of the table in pursuit of a sixth successive title. Bayern was the first to craft an opportunity as Arjen Robben led a break and picked out Ribery at the back post, but Bellarabi recovered to block the Frenchman's eventual effort.
It was the first individual final since Monterrey in April last year for the 29-year-old left-hander, who won the Australian and U.S. Open titles in 2016. Elsewhere, Elise Mertens defended her Hobart International title after a 6-1 4-6 6-3 win over Mihaela Buzarnescu. Kerber's game though appears to be more solid at this stage and her current level should be enough for the German to secure another WTA tour title in a tough three-setter.
As a team, the Magic shot 43 percent from the field and eight of 29 from the three-point line but they really couldn't keep up with the Bucks who led by as many as 20 points before resting their starters in the fourth quarter. Jazz: Utah outscored Washington 37-27 in the third, and Udoh scored 10 points in the period. Wizards: F Otto Porter (hip, back) had 14 points after missing Saturday's game against Milwaukee.
Sanchez is reportedly a target for arch rivals Manchester City and Manchester United and could even leave this month. Speaking to reporters on Friday, Wenger said: 'From Wednesday night, Jack was injured but we had good news. "We just have to see what results go our way and we need to keep doing what we need to do, which is to win games". Jack Wilshere could be fit to face Bournemouth in the Premier League on Sunday despite suffering an ankle injury against Chelsea in the ...
And ahead of their crucial clash at Anfield tomorrow, Starsport have taken a look back at the last 10 meetings between the two clubs. We're back with Premier League predictions and stats about every team - including City's shocking record at Anfield and how Liverpool could win on Sunday! It will be a tough test for coach Jurgen Klopp against an unbeaten Manchester City's side who routed them 5-0 in the first half of the season.
Are The Steelers Distracted? "It's going to be cold, but I think our defense is really going to put a lot of pressure on their quarterback". The Titans and Jaguars want to have their say. The defense, as it has all season for Jacksonville, opened up opportunities that the offense took advantage . It started in Week 16, when they rushed for only 92 yards against the San Francisco 49ers.
For the last six games, the team's defence was "not where we want it to be", he said . After losing to Minnesota 127-99 on Monday night, the Cavaliers fell by an even bigger margin. The absence of the injured Stephen Curry didn't affect the Golden State Warriors , as they produced a powerful fourth quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 108-94.
Defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson will make $1.2 million for each of the next three seasons. Muschamp, the former Florida head coach and two-time former Auburn defensive coordinator, is 15-11 in two seasons with the Gamecocks. Despite his limited time on the field, he set the school record for career rushing touchdowns with 38, while ranking sixth in school history with 2,677 career rushing yards.
The Mundo Deportivo claims, which come from journalist Anna Cordovilla, are certainly good on detail. Sanchez Flores is expected to make a decision today and reports have emerged this morning suggesting that he will take the Premier League job.
He told Omnisport: "There's an argument to be made that he could be called the greatest quarterback of all time, five-time Super Bowl champion, an outstanding person, outstanding player, so he's left his legacy, he's going to be remembered for sure".
The Pacers play the Phoenix Suns at 8 p.m. on Sunday to begin their Western Conference road trip. LeBron James had a great opportunity to get his team the lead back with only Pacers guard Darren Collison in front of him, but he was caught stepping on the baseline as he was making his way to the basket.
With a nod to tennis' status as one of the most progressive in sport, Billie Jean King will be honoured at this year's Australian Open - as Margaret Court stays away. Court has repeatedly criticised "the gay lobby" for trying to influence children with the Safe Schools program, which aims at promoting the acceptance of LGBTQ+ students.
A local police official told Hindustan Times that Babulal succumbed to his injures on Tuesday morning. India vs South Africa , 2nd Test, Day 1 in Centurion , latest updates: Amla smacks the ball off the first delivery towards the long-on boundary, opting to take the attack to the spinner.
Their record is basically chalk and cheese when it comes to overseas Tests. India did the right thing by going in with five bowlers. South Africa were quite dominant when it came to their bowling performance in the Cape Town Test, but Dale Steyn's injury was a big blow to the hosts.
Nadal nearly claimed a second Australian Open title previous year, only to be edged by Roger Federer in a thrilling final. "Improving my grand slam results from last year was definitely my goal for this year", he said ahead of Monday's start to the Melbourne Park major.
Island Packers Cruises of Ventura, a boating company that serves Channel Islands National Park, is offering a ferry service between Ventura and Santa Barbara while the freeway is closed. Please write "Thomas Fire Fund" in the memo. The teams will turn over their data to Santa Barbara County Office of Emergency Management and Ventura County Office of Emergency Services, who will develop emergency preparedness and response plans for their respective communities.
The agency had conducted similar raids on the kin of Karti Chidambaram on December 1 previous year. ED official charged that Karti had "also closed certain bank accounts and attempted to close other bank accounts in order to frustrate the process of attachment" under the PMLA.
Rory McIlroy said a viral infection he contracted 18 months ago in China has led to damage to his heart. "I'm fit and healthy and can't wait to get my 2018 season started in Abu Dhabi next week". "The rib's fine, no problems whatsoever - I had an MRI scan on my thoracic spine and all was OK", McIlroy told the Telegraph Friday. He played down the issue in an Instagram post on Saturday.
The Jaguars went on to go 10-6, recording their first winning season in a decade. "It could be another one of those games or it could be you go up there and throw it 50 times". In those 11 wins, the Jaguars allowed 10 points or less in 9 of them. Blake Bortles (above, right) threw for a whopping 95 yards in that win, and Leonard Fournette racked up half of his 181 yards rushing on a 90-yard score with less than two minutes to play with the game already decided.
Juan Martin del Potro reached his 30th career ATP final as he wore down David Ferrer to prevail at the Auckland Open. However, Del Potro broke at the ideal time - in the 10th game - in the second set to level the match. "Roberto played solid in the last two games of the match - that was key". I've been fighting a lot on the court, and I couldn't believe I was playing my best tennis.
Now, in one of his first hot takes after retiring from the game, Arians is out here ramping up speculation that Alabama head coach Nick Saban might be looking to return to the NFL. In overtime, after 'Bama missed a game-winning field at the end of regulation, was down 23-20 and Tagavailoa took a horrific 16-yard sack, he then made a throw for the ages.
The University of Alabama product played 10 games for San Francisco this season, all starts. San Francisco traded up back into the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft to select Foster with the 31st-overall pick. He blew up at medical personnel at the National Football League combine and his urine sample came back dilute, which is an automatic positive test. The Niners have yet to comment on Foster's arrest, at the time of this article's posting.
Louis television station KMOV aired a bombshell report that he had a sexual relationship with the hairdresser in 2015. In the recording, the woman also told her husband that Greitens had taken a picture of her while naked and threatened to publicize it if she ever told anyone of their affair.
And with that in mind, he has no intention of letting any of his current players go. Asked if he is at the same level as Leicester's Maguire, Benitez said: "For me, for sure". " Swansea also need new players but I don't know who they will be able to sign that could make a difference and, from the sounds of it, neither does their new manager Carlos Carvalhal ".
I was at Barcelona and went to Inter Milan (in 1997). Meanwhile, Ronaldo heaped praise on Manchester City young forward Gabriel Jesus, who he believes is Brazil's best central striker in several years. Neymar in his debut season at PSG played 22 games in which he scored 20 goals and gave 14 assists, and leads the championship of France and steadily made it to the 1/8 finals of the Champions League, where they will play against real Madrid .
Danny Green (tightness, left groin) is questionable and Tony Parker (sprained right ankle) is doubtful against the Lakers . Leonard missed the first 27 games this season while rehabilitating from quadriceps tendinopathy. and the game will be shown on TNT. Before the season started, Johnson, the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations, said he can envision Ball and Brandon Ingram running the floor like Johnson and Worthy did during their Showtime days.
However, there could be other surprises. Their best defense in this matchup will be the offense's ability to keep Tom Brady on the sidelines. Ginn ended the weekend with 19.5 FanDuel NFL points, one of the best wide out bargains of the weekend.
I think what I learned and how I learned from going through when you're 17 until you're 19 and fighting everyday with other players - you're fighting for a pro contract, really - is something we definitely can learn from. United chiefs are big fans of the 19-year-old and believe he could be a big success both on and off the pitch for the club, similar to Paul Pogba .
The Kiwis total was set up by captain Kane Williamson (73) and veteran Ross Taylor (52), who provided a solid foundation for the innings. Azhar Ali (0) went in the second over, caught at first slip by Taylor. Williamson put on 69 with Martin Guptill (45) for the second wicket and 74 with Taylor for the third to lift New Zealand to 158-3 before he was out in the 34th over.
The newly-appointed Lancashire captain made two T20 appearances against South Africa last summer to give him a first taste of global cricket after his impressive performances in the Specsavers County Championship and on the Lions tour of Sri Lanka.
That announcement coming via a heartfelt video message from the running back and Baton Rouge-native on Wednesday. "I'm excited to start this new journey". He finishes his career with a remarkable average of 6.5 yards per carry. In the process, he became the first player in SEC history with three career games over 250 rushing yards , breaking a record he shared with Herschel Walker and Bo Jackson.
Bademosi dropped to the turf like he got shot. So New England is now one win away from securing the top seed in the upcoming AFC playoffs. The final Sunday of the National Football League regular season brings a simultaneous sense of closure and sense of renewal.
Machado's deal is for $16 million, while Britton will earn $12 million, according to multiple reports. Britton, who is recovering from surgery to fix a ruptured right Achilles tendon suffered during an offseason workout last month, isn't expected to return until June at the earliest.
Maybe the Tennessee Titans are coming up for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at the flawless time . While the Titans were pulling off their major comeback against the Chiefs , the Patriots were going through another bye week, but one that was filled with controversy.