Category: General Sports

Combate Global Set To Be Most-Watched MMA Brand In North America

By George A. Willis First he was the co-creator of the of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Now Campbell McLaren is making his MMA Hispanic sports and media franchise into the biggest in North America. Today the UFC is one of the most successful franchises in sports history and Combate Global seems to be tracing the

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Chasing Victory: Female Runner Sets New Record Of 102 Marathons In 102 Days

By John Murphy After losing her leg to a rare form of cancer, long-distance runner Jacky Hunt-Broersma spent her life overcoming physical obstacles, climatological hurdles and thousands of miles to do exactly what people said was impossible for her. This year, for 102 straight days, Hunt-Broersma ran a full marathon — 26.2 miles — every

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Boxer Yordenis Ugas Aims To Take Down Another Southpaw 

By Lem Satterfield Yordenis Ugas wants to add Errol Spence to his impressive list of vanquished southpaw champions. The Cuban WBA 147-pound champion has been calling out IBF/WBC champion Spence for quite a while, and he’ll face “The Truth” in a unification bout on Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Although Ugas (27-4, 12

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Together Again: Derrick James Will Be In Errol Spence’s Corner For Title Bout

By Lem Satterfield Derrick James didn’t mince words describing what it felt like to have a hernia. “Imagine being kicked in the balls all day long. I tore a muscle. It created a hernia. You could see it. Like bubbling up under the skin,” said James of an injury he suffered in summer 2020. “The

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‘Summer Of Soul’ Oscar Winner Bembry-Kaintuck’s Star Is On The Rise

By Lem Satterfield Ashley Bembry-Kaintuck is enjoying her own winning season. The filmmaker celebrated the debut release on March 14 of the documentary “On & Coppin,” which she co-directed with her father, renowned sports journalist Jerry Bembry. She also attended the 94th Academy Awards on March 27, where she won an Oscar for her work as

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Jerome Featherstone Jr. Fights On For Family Glory 

By Lem Satterfield When Jerome Featherstone Jr. made his professional mixed martial arts debut against Matt Semelsberger in October 2018, he entered the ring feeling as if he had the strength of two men. The Frederick, Maryland-based Semelsberger felt the full force of that power as Featherstone scored a third-round knockout in his inaugural berth

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