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December 5, 2018 9:33 PM Kamaru Usman Says UFC Offered Him Fight W/ Colby Covington Next Month

Both fighters have been dying to get a shot at the welterweight champ Tyron Woodley -- and it seems the winner of the proposed January 19 bout would get their wish. TMZ Sports talked to Usman ... who tells us Dana called this week and made the offer. Kamaru ain't exactly confident the fight will actually happen ... saying Colby has refused to accept 49

December 2, 2018 6:42 AM Wilder draws with Fury to retain WBC heavyweight title

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American Deontay Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title after a split decision draw with Britain’s Tyson Fury at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, leaving both fighters talking up a rematch. The hard-hitting Wilder knocked Fury down twice but the Briton controlled much of the fight behind his long jab and precise footwork 35

December 1, 2018 8:25 AM Deontay Wilder's GF Says Boxer Ain't Superstitious, We Bang Before AND After Fights!

To hell with your "science" ... Deontay Wilder gets freaky with his GF whenever he wants -- even BEFORE huge fights ... so says his girlfriend herself. Of course ... TONS of fighters abstain from shagging before big bouts -- 'cause they believe using up the testosterone in the bedroom leads to poor performance in the ring. Hell, 'memba when Mick from the "Rocky" 27

November 30, 2018 4:19 PM U.S.-backed Syrian fighters say they hold Islamic State leader's assistant

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S.-backed fighters in Syria have captured a senior Islamic State leader who served as an assistant to the group’s self-declared “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, they said on Friday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-led militia alliance that holds the quarter of Syria east of the Euphrates, detained Osama al-Awaid last week, it said in a statement 34

November 26, 2018 8:23 PM Oscar De La Hoya on Chuck Liddell Knockout, 'Surprised But Not Shocked'

Ring rust is real -- and Chuck Liddell is living proof ... so says Oscar De La Hoya. The head of Golden Boy Promotions -- which put on the Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz 3 -- was in a pretty great mood after the fight on Saturday ... telling us, "Tito looked amazing!" Of course, Ortiz floored Liddell with a brutal 1st round knockout in Chuck's first MMA bout in 8 years 35

November 26, 2018 4:16 PM Qatar expects to receive six F-15 fighter jets from U.S. by March 2021

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar expects six F-15 warplanes to be delivered to its air force by March 2021, a military official said on Monday, the first batch of 36 it agreed to buy from the United States last year for $12 billion. Brigadier General Issa al-Mahannadi told reporters at the Al Udeid air base in Qatar that a further six F-15s would be dispatched 36

November 22, 2018 6:57 AM Australia wants it easier to strip extremists of citizenship

CANBERRA, Australia – Australia revealed plans on Thursday to increase government powers to strip citizenship from extremists and to control the movements of Australian fighters who return home from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq. Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlined the contentious bills, some of which he wants passed in the final two-week parliamentary 36

November 12, 2018 11:43 PM Britain's Hunt says real prospect for Yemen peace talks but situation still desperate

RIYADH (Reuters) - British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday said prospects for talks to end Yemen’s nearly four-year-old war were “more real” after Saudi Arabia confirmed its willingness to evacuate 50 wounded Houthi fighters to Oman for medical treatment. “It is a desperate humanitarian situation and so I impressed on everyone the urgency of the situation 30

November 11, 2018 12:58 AM Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline hit by new bomb attack

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday it was mounting another cleanup operation after a bomb attack on the Cano Limon pipeline. The attack is the 78th this year on the 485-mile (780-km) pipeline, which has been out of service for much of 2018 because of bombings and illegal taps. The pipeline, which can transport 40

November 9, 2018 4:06 PM Macron and May pay tribute to fallen fighters of the Somme

SOMME VALLEY, France (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May laid a wreath at a memorial in the Somme valley on Friday, honoring fallen World War One soldiers on the eve of the centenary of the war’s end. The Somme Offensive, waged in 1916, was intended to hasten a victory for the allies against the German 34