Conor McGregor’s UFC riches are a one off in ‘poor man’s sport’ MMA

Conor McGregor’s UFC riches are a one off in ‘poor man’s sport’ MMA

British MMA fighter Joe ‘Silk’ Cummins believes the success of UFC superstar Conor McGregor is a “one off” in the sport. Cummins, a trainer at the UTC centre in Birmingham, said that any budding fighters need to be “obsessed” with the sport to even stand a chance of replicating McGregor’s lucrative career. Mar 7, 2017
Brazilian player scores direct from kick-off

Brazilian player scores direct from kick-off

Mirray, a 23-year-old Brazilian soccer player, scored a spectacular strike on 4 March, directly from kick-off. Playing in the Serie A3 Championship, Mirray’s club hopes the goal could be worthy of winning Fifa’s Puskás Awards. The Paskas Award goes to the ‘most beautiful’ goal of the year, and previous winners have included football superstars Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo. Mar 7, 2017
Arsene Wenger denies Alexis Sanchez bust-up claims

Arsene Wenger denies Alexis Sanchez bust-up claims

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed claims he and star player Alexis Sanchez have had a confrontation. Sanchez was left out of the Gunners starting XI on Saturday (4 March), coming off the bench at half-time as his side slumped to a 3-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield. With Sanchez yet to sign a new contract at the Emirates, that incident has cast further doubt on his future at the club. Mar 6, 2017