Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson successfully defended her crown with a surprisingly easy TKO win over vaunted Japanese challenger Yasuko Tamada at Invicta FC 8 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Invicta FC atomweight champion Michelle Waterson (11-3-1) returns to the cage to defend against Japanese southpaw challenger Yasuko Tamada (15-8-3) tonight in Kansas City.
Ronaldo Souza used his grappling and superior striking to defeat rival Gerard Mousasi and stake a claim in the UFC middleweight title conversation last night at UFC Fight Night 50 in Foxwood, Connecticut.
The main event winner of UFC Fight Night 50 will probably not leapfrog them into a title fight with middleweight champ Chris Weidman, but for #4 Ronaldo Souza (20-3-0, 1 NC) and #7 Gegard Mousasi (35-4-2), it’s still an important opportunity to get closer.
Move over, Pretty Boy Floyd.
WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KOs), fresh off a convincing win over Timothy Bradley will defend his crown against WBO Jr. welterweight champ Chris Algieri (20-0-0, 8 KOs) November 22nd.
It will take place abroad.
The two attended a press conference in Macau, China today at the Venetian Macao casino.
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The 39th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) starts tomorrow September 4th and runs through September 14th.
It’s the biggest festival in the world not named Cannes.
Hundreds of movie stars will be in town for the occasion and as always, the steak and the sizzle will be there for all to soak in.
We took a quick peek at some of the combat-sports based flicks and fortunately, there is plenty to check out as well.
Let’s take a closer look.
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Monday, September 8th 6:00pm ET Roy Thomson Hall – PREMIUM
Tuesday September 9th 12:00pm ET – Princess of Wales Theatre
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Foxcatcher stars Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo. It’s based on true events of the relationships between a millionaire and two champion wrestlers. One of the more anticipated films at TIFF this year.
THE DEAD LANDS
Thursday September 4th 9pm ET Ryerson
Friday September 5th 12pm ET Bloor hot Docs Ciinema
Friday September 12th 8:45pm ET Scotiabank Theatre 1
This is a majestic martial arts epic based in pre-colonial New Zealand! It stars James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare and is directed by Toa Fraser.
PAPA MACHETE – TIFF WORLD PREMIERE
Sunday September 7th, 11:45am ET – Scotiabank 5
Papa Machete is an American short film about the masters of Tire Machet – an indigenous martial art developed by Haitian slaves to combat Napoleon’s faction. Directed by Jonathan David Kane and presented in the Creole language, it stars Alfred Avil, Jean -Paul Avril, Roland Avril, and Mike Rogers.
It was funded entirely by Kickstarter!
Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar currently holds a firm grip on the WWE heavyweight championship with his convincing win over John Cena at SummerSlam.