If the slight was meant as disciplinary action, Nunes was allowed out of the penalty box early. Johnson was looking to set the UFC record for consecutive title defenses, as he is now tied with Anderson Silva.
Like a perpetually swinging axe, Stephens completely dominated Melendez to take a unanimous decision, but we've been here before and an impressive victory is usually followed by a disappointing defeat. "I know she's gonna go back and beat a lot of girls in this division..."
Nunes said she thinks her mission will be more attainable Saturday than it would have been in July at T-Mobile Arena when she insists she wasn't healthy despite being cleared to fight.
The women's bantamweight champion said that her doctor advised her to have the surgery before taking the fight with Shevchenko, but Nunes said that she wasn't ready to do that until she was able to "shut up" her divisional rival. I was looking to stand and trade punches with him but when I felt that I could control his weight, I chose to go with that.
What will be interesting to see is how the UFC opts to promote Nunes going forward as she was in UFC President Dana White's doghouse after this fight was pushed back from UFC 213 when Nunes withdrew due to an illness the morning of the event.
Shevchenko was comfortable in her role as the counter fighter. Tyson Pedro knew not to be there and managed to use the cage to help him get back to his feet, not without eating a few hard shots to do so.
The closeness of the first bout and Shevchenko's strength when the fight ended lent intrigue to a rematch. I knew she was the one getting exhausted, not me. "It will be the same fight, the same opponent, and it will be the same preparation".
Still, Shevchenko was the most recent challenger to come close to dethroning the champion.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Shevchenko is favored to take the title, as she is listed with -125 odds.
"I wanted to shut this girl up". The pair met previously in a three-round bout at UFC 196, with the Brazilian Nunes earning the decision victory. (People are talking) like I was scared or something like that.
Donald Cerrone, who he decimated in a lightweight title fight, lies ahead of him in the rankings while the victor of Stephen Thompson/Jorge Masvidal at UFC 217 is an enticing prospect also.
Flyweight Henry "The Messenger" Cejudo, looking for another title shot against Demetrious Johnson, nailed Wilson Reis of Brazil square in the jaw, dropping him to the mat, then pounded him into a knockout 25 seconds into the second round.
They allowed the second fewest total yards (4883), allowed just 210 passing yards a game and recorded 48 sacks (most in NFL ). Our models rank Jones as the 49th-best receiver in Week 1 with 3.6 receptions, 47.2 yards and 0.2 touchdowns.
The bill paves the way for as many as 100,000 of the experimental cars to hit U.S. roads every year, according to commentators. Experts have said that self-driving cars will drastically reduce road fatalities, most of which are caused by human error.
But the availability of Ezekiel Elliott , along with the momentum it brings the Cowboys may be just too much to overcome. The second game was a 10-7 victory, which was won on a 61 yard touchdown pass to Odell Beckham Jr.in the third quarter.
As he explained, Sheeran said "a very easy yes" when approached to take the role of a singing Lannister soldier. Weiss asked you to be in an episode of Game of Thrones , wouldn't you say yes immediately, too?
The U.S. and South Korea should "immediately stop the deployment process and withdraw relevant equipment", Geng said. The statement says both leaders stressed that the worldwide community has condemned North Korea's "provocations".
There's no reason that Donald shouldn't be paid well, and the Rams hope to resolve that issue rather quickly with the Rams . Donald , who has recorded 28 sacks in his first three seasons, is one of the best interior defensive linemen in football.
Our physios worked a lot to take care of him so the last seven, eight, nine games of last season, he played without a problem. Liverpool didn't have the best start to the season but are level with City on seven points.
Katia transitioned from a tropical storm to a hurricane on Wednesday afternoon, and was a Category 2 hurricane as of 4 p.m. Katia is the 11th named storm this Atlantic hurricane season and follows Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose .
Nelson was the winning pitcher, and his 2017 season comes to an end with the pitcher having won each of his last three starts. The loss marks the sixth time that the Brewers have beaten the Cubs by 10 or more runs in a game.
The Ducks will travel to War Memorial Stadium and play Wyoming next week in their first road game of the Willie Taggart era. Nebraska was unable to slow OR down in the first half, but halftime adjustments gave the Huskers a chance at the end.
Jets vs. Bills: Preview, score prediction for Week 1
I thought I would be writing about how Ronald Darby would be making interceptions against our opponents in the regular season. That leaves Josh McCown at quarterback and a cast of inexperienced and uninspiring wide receivers for him to worth with.
Crane collapses as winds howl in South Florida
According to reports from city officials, the crane fell on Biscayne Boulevard, located in the heart of downtown Miami . Hurricane Irma continues on it's path of destruction, having recently made landfall in Florida.
President Trump: "America 'United" as Hurricane Irma Approaches
Rick Scott said nearly a quarter of the state's 20 million population - fourth largest nationwide - had been ordered to evacuate. Donald Trump has called on the USA citizens to evacuate from the areas that might be affected by the devastating Hurricane Irma.
Mexican Quake Death Toll Rises to 58
Manuel Velasco said roofs across the country had collapsed, and homes, schools, and hospitals were affected by the quake. Mr Pena Nieto said a million people had initially been left without power, but 800,000 had now had it restored.
Gap shifts focus to Old Navy, Athleta, shutting 200 stores
Gap added that the strategy also includes the closure of about 200 underperforming Gap and Banana Republic specialty locations. Gap declined to specify how many of each brands' stores will close or where the soon-to-be shuttered stores are located.
Janet Jackson promises something special for Houston
Jackson tweeted a video Wednesday night assuring fans the show will go on there, despite the devastation from Hurricane Harvey . The Poetic Justice actress was forced to postpone her Unbreakable World Tour in May 2016 when she announced she was pregnant.
Samsung Kicks Off Preorders for Galaxy Note 8
One company that has spent the past year surprising us with the unboxing experience is definitely Samsung . The occasion is set to take place in New Delhi starting from 12:30 pm and will be livestreamed online.