Anthony Johnson shocked the MMA community by announcing his retirement in the prime of his lucrative career. The unusual fight saw him lose to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the second round. Rumours swirled regarding why his coaches didn’t enter the cage after the fight. According to corner audio from the event, Johnson’s cornermen pleaded with him when he elected to wrestle Cormier, rather than engage in striking. They begged him to disengage and keep his distance, and expressed anger when he didn’t.
Sunrisers Hyderabad on Sunday humiliated Gujarat Lions by nine wicket as they chased down target of 135 with plenty of balls in hand. David Warner was the star man with the bat scoring unbeaten 76 off 45 deliveries. During the match there was a light moment in the middle – debutant Basil Thampi somehow managed to lose his shoe after bowling a delivery to Moises Henriques. Check it out!
Erik Elstran is undoubtedly one of the most creative riders BMX has ever known. Check out his red new video, edited by Erik himself.
Alexander Gustafsson has learned plenty of toughness from coach Andreas Michael. The UFC light-heavyweight contender proved it during a recent sparring session, when he blasted the longtime coach with an accidental spinning kick to the face. Catching him with the bottom of the foot instead of the heel was definitely a bit of luck. I’m sure that sucked, but it could have been worse for sure. Gus looks so worried after the shot, he thought he needed a new coach.
To understand the power of Paige Spiranac’s beauty, you need to take a trip with her to Scottsdale Top Golf on a bustling Saturday evening. Dressed in skin-tight jeans, a snug white top and high heels. Men nudge each other and stare, turning the ogling into a communal event. One dude, about to take a swig of beer, is frozen by the sight of Spiranac, his glass a couple of inches from his lips. Women inspect her from head to toe. In a culture that worships beauty, Spiranac has hit the genetic lottery. God bless her.
“Either u get blown out and u feel so rad and proud and stoked, or u get an elevator drop to the reef and bruise your tailbone and crack a vertebrae, such a fine line that defines your future when you take a wave at pipe! I got absolutely dominated last week.” Back injuries suck for surfers, as the torquing motions are vital to surfing. Recovery time for a cracked vertebrae can be anywhere from a few weeks to a few months depending on the severity. Heal up fast brother.
This wild sport is called Fierljeppen (there are several spelling variations) and it involves a pole, 8-13 metres long, with a flat plate at the bottom. Jumpers sprint to the pole, grab it, climb to the top while trying to control its movement, and try to land on the bed of sand across the water. If they don’t think they’ll make it, they bail into the water.
The best of the best in slopestyle mountain biking descended upon Rotorua, New Zealand, to kick off the the 2017 Crankworx season. After an all-out battle on the trail, Nicholi Rogatkin came out on top of the podium by laying down an impressive run – a near flawless display of style and ease. Sit back and enjoy trying to figure out how he pulled this crazy run together!