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MMA Fighter Submits Would-Be Robber in Bizarre Scene in Brazil

<b>(Warning: Video may contain NSFW language)</b><p>Monique Bastos, a Brazilian mixed martial artist, was looking to spend her Tuesday night with some friends in Brazilian jiu-jitsu class. If two muggers knew who she was, they probably wouldn't have tried to steal her cellphone.<p>Alas, the pair of thieves …

Rugby World Cup 2015: England head coach Stuart Lancaster drops Chris Ashton as he trims training squad

England head coach drops wing from as he names 39-man training squad<p>Several tricky decisions deferred; one act of ruthless decisiveness applied. By reducing England’s World Cup training squad from 46 to 39 last night, Stuart Lancaster has shown his hand in one area by cutting three wings in Chris …

Ashes 2015: Twitter reaction to England's victory

Our round up of the best online reactions to an extraordinary victory<p>England have regained the Ashes after one of the most extraordinary Australian capitulations ever.<p>While England's Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes both put in performances that will live long in the memory, the Aussie top order batsmen …

England captain Alastair Cook 'surprised' by Ashes win

England captain Alastair Cook admits he has severe doubts over his team's capacity to wrestle the Ashes away from Australia after a harrowing 18 …

Wales’ sluggish Ireland display gives Warren Gatland cause for concern

Wales by tradition start campaigns slowly. They may consider in that case their tradition well and truly respected. All their secrets, bar two late tries that gave an inkling of the potential of Tyler Morgan, Matthew Morgan, Gareth Anscombe and the more proven skills of Justin Tipuric, remain …

England World Cup squad: Stuart Lancaster axes seven players

And then there were 39. The game of musical chairs that is England’s World Cup squad selection still has some twists to come but Stuart Lancaster’s eventual 31-man squad is finally taking shape. While eight further players will be nudged aside at the month’s end, there is now a far more definite …

Bayliss lauds Stokes' Anderson-like skills

England v Australia, 4th Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day<p>Whatever Trevor Bayliss' ability as a coach - and an early Ashes victory enhances an …

Rugby World Cup 2015: Stuart Lancaster focused on France match before his final cut of England squad

Lancaster promises a "very strong team" for the warm-up match against France, before he cuts his 39 man squad to 31 for the tournament<p>Things are becoming clearer, as last Friday England head coach Stuart Lancaster told seven players that, for now, <b>their services are no longer required</b> in preparation …

Sara McMann Wants Rematch with Ronda Rousey, Says She Can 'Dethrone' the Champ

Champions get challenged. That's the way it goes. Is it possible, though, that maybe Sara McMann's challenge carries a little more steam than that of the average fighter?<p>Ronda Rousey took care of McMann once before, knocking her out in 66 seconds back at UFC 170 in Feb. 2014. But it's a testament …

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Rousimar Palhares Temporarily Suspended by Nevada Athletic Commission

<b>Update:</b><p>Rousimar Palhares and his WSOF 22 opponent, Jake Shields, have been issued temporary suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, per MMAMania.com. An official date for their hearing has not yet been set, but the earliest opportunity for all parties would be September 13.<p>---<i>End of</i> …

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England’s Stuart Lancaster gives hints over World Cup selection

England may have relocated from the harsh altitude of Colorado to the gentler climes of stockbroker-belt Surrey but the heat is intensifying on those seeking fringe places in Stuart Lancaster’s 31-man World Cup squad. As many as nine players are set to be released and some talented individuals will …

Rugby World Cup 2015: Danny Cipriani and Owen Farrell told to raise game to win No 10 spot

England head coach Stuart Lancaster says fly-half pair have work cut out to displace 'exceptional' George Ford from starting line-up<p>Stuart Lancaster on Tuesday laid down the gauntlet to Owen Farrell and Danny Cipriani to use England’s World Cup warm-up games to seize the No 10 shirt from the …

Stuart Lancaster: Owen Farrell must excel to take England No10 shirt

Stuart Lancaster insists Owen Farrell must excel during the World Cup warm-up matches if he is to displace George Ford as England’s fly-half.<p>Ford took advantage of Farrell’s injury-enforced absence during the 2015 Six Nations by bringing a new dimension to England’s attacking game and remains the …

The Ashes 2015: Revitalised Steven Finn sets sights on becoming England’s main man at Trent Bridge

Bowler insists former England bowling coach is blameless for dip in form<p>Steven Finn is fed up of talking about the past. He is weary of the questions of how it all went so badly wrong and prefers to concentrate on the future when he hopes to be the leader of the England attack.<p><b>• England vs</b> …

Stuart Broad admits England have targeted Australia’s Michael Clarke

Stuart Broad has admitted England have been targeting the out-of-form Australia captain Michael Clarke during the Ashes.<p>“We obviously do a lot of research on him because he averages something like 52 in over 110 Tests which is remarkable, the career he’s had,” the England fast bowler said. “We talk …

Ross Moriarty’s ‘nasty edge’ puts him in line for Wales debut against Ireland

• Gloucester flanker in line for first cap in World Cup warm-up<br>• Warren Gatland: ‘He is very explosive and has fitted in well’<p>In a week when there have been, in the words of Warren Gatland, niggles and fights in training before Saturday’s World Cup warm-up against Ireland in Cardiff, the Wales head …

Ashes 2015: 'Whoever stands up and performs at Trent Bridge will be written into history'

Glenn McGrath and Michael Vaughan look ahead to the fourth Test, where the series could be settled and heroes made<p>Who will win the Ashes?<p><b>Michael Vaughan</b> England. They are 2-1 up with two to play and have huge momentum. They have two bites of the cherry. Both teams look incapable of a draw so …

Ashes 2015: Stuart Broad says keeping Australia's Michael Clarke quiet has been key so far

England will continue targeting Australia's under-pressure skipper Michael Clarke as they try to secure an Ashes series victory at Trent Bridge this …

Rugby World Cup 2015: England head coach Stuart Lancaster is expecting no backlash from axed players

Stuart Lancaster says dropped players will cope with the selection process<p>At England’s training base in deepest, darkest Surrey this week up to nine players will be told by Stuart Lancaster that their services are no longer required, that the sweat and tears shed in the parching Colorado sun were …

Ronda Rousey's rumored upcoming fight could shatter UFC pay-per-view records

Speaking about the possibility of a Rousey-Justino fight after Rousey knocked out Bethe Correia in 34 seconds, White said that he has increased his original prediction of 2 million pay-per-view buys to 2.5 million, a number which would shatter the previous record of 1.6 million set by the Frank …

UFC Fight Night 73: Complete Guide to Teixeira vs. Saint Preux Fight Card

It has been an intense midsummer's dream for UFC fans everywhere.<p>MMA's lead promotion has hosted seven events since the first day of summer 2015 (June 21, for the record, please consult almanacs for confirmation). That includes the epic UFC 189 and the Ronda Rousey-fest that was UFC 190.<p>Now, there …

Robbie Lawler meets Carlos Condit at UFC 193 in November

The next welterweight title bout is set as champion Robbie Lawler will put his belt on the line at UFC 193 against Carlos Condit on Nov. 14.<p>UFC officials confirmed to "UFC Tonight" that the fighters agreed to the bout, after it was initially reported by Bleacher Report.<p>UFC 193 will be in Melbourne, …