Posts Tagged Martial arts

Cormier submits Johnson in 3rd, wins vacant title at UFC 187

Daniel Cormier celebrates after defeating Anthony Johnson in their light heavyweight mixed martial arts title bout at UFC 187 on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier wore the conflict on his beaming face when he got the UFC’s light heavyweight title belt strapped around his waist in the same Vegas cage where he failed to win it a few months ago.

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Ex-top female boxer Holm schedules next UFC fight

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The world’s former No. 1-rated female boxer has scheduled her next Ultimate Fighting Championship bout.

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Taekwondo venue for Tokyo Games under review

TOKYO (AP) — Taekwondo could become the latest sport to have its venue moved for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as part of a widening review into plans for the games.

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SportAccord’s Vizer issues 20-point plan for talks with IOC

In this Friday, May 31, 2013 file photo, Marius Vizer, president of the International Judo Federation, (IJF) attends the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, Russia. The head of umbrella body SportAccord has issued Thursday May 21 2015 a 20-point plan for discussions with the IOC, including the introduction of prize money for Olympic athletes. Marius Vizer also seeks a 50 percent share for all federations in the IOC's new Olympic television channel, and wants all non-Olympic federations to be allowed to demonstrate their sport before or after each games in the host city. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)

LONDON (AP) — As more sports cut ties with his umbrella association, SportAccord chief Marius Vizer issued a 20-point plan Thursday for discussions with the IOC — including prize money for Olympic athletes and a 50 percent stake for federations in the new Olympic television channel.

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