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UFC exec Dave Shaw hails Tristan Connelly’s debut win

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – UFC execs can’t really play favorites but, as a fellow Canadian, UFC head of international Dave Shaw could perhaps be forgiven for being particularly enthused by the performance of his countryman Tristan Connelly at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on Saturday night. Connelly (14-6 MMA, 1-0 UFC) negotiated a tricky opening round against high-flying, back-flipping Brazilian Michel Pereira before getting to work employing his gritty, high-pressure gameplan
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Uriah Hall grateful for change to Fortis MMA after UFC Vancouver win

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Uriah Hall beat Antonio Carlos Junior with a split decision Saturday on the main card at UFC on ESPN+ 16 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Take a look inside the fight with Hall, who fought for the first time since December 2018. Result: Uriah Hall def. Antonio Carlos Junior via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)Updated records: Hall (15-9 MMA, 8-7 UFC), Junior (10-4 MMA,
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Donald Cerrone gives no excuses, thanks ref and vows to win UFC belt

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – As his son toyed with media microphones, perennial UFC contender Donald Cerrone was all smiles after a lost to Justin Gaethje. Gone was the scowl across Cerrone’s face after referee Jerin Valel stopped Gaethje from bludgeoning him on his knee. It was a weird ending to an otherwise exciting fight. But Cerrone’s mindset was win some, lose some. “I’m not making any excuses,” Cerrone told reporters,
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Fury survives cuts, grinds out win over Wallin

LAS VEGAS -- Perhaps on paper the unknown Otto Wallin looked like a second consecutive soft touch for lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury but it turned out nothing could have been further from the truth.Fury had to overcome a tremendously spirited effort from Wallin and two horrendous cuts over his right eye in a memorable rumble before 8,249 in the main event o the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN+ card
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Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s win over Krylov

Glover Teixeira pushed his winning streak to three on Saturday when he defeated Nikita Krylov in the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 16. Despite being close to 40, Teixeira (30-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC) continues to turn back younger rising light heavyweight, this coming delivered a split decision victory over Krylov (25-7 MMA, 7-5 UFC) in the co-headliner, which took place at Rogers Arena in Vancouver and streamed on ESPN+.
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How Norwich upset Man City to claim the Premier League season’s most shocking win

4:46 PM ETIan DarkeESPN.com writer CloseDarke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world's most recognizable soccer voices.NORWICH, England -- What happened at Carrow Road on Saturday is one of the reasons we are all
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WNBA playoffs 2019 — Who will win in the second round?

8:40 AM ETMechelle VoepelespnW.com CloseMechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women's college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women's basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996.The first round of the WNBA playoffs went to form, with both higher-seeded home teams, No. 5 Chicago Sky and No. 6 Seattle Storm, advancing. But now they're the ones who have to go on the road.The third-seeded Los
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Win with Inter and prove Manchester United wrong

MILAN, Italy -- "This could be the team I need," Romelu Lukaku said. Sitting in a conference room in Porta Nuova, Milan's emerging business district, he was making the case that Football Club Internazionale Milano was the ideal setting for the resurrection of his career. "There's the love I have for this area," he said. "The love that I have for Inter. And it was the perfect moment for me