Amanda Nunes believes Ronda Rousey's "ego" had a major part to play during her 48-second knockout when the duo faced off for the bantamweight title at UFC 207 in Las Vegas on 30 December. Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) longest reigning bantamweight women's champion was making a comeback after over a year on the sidelines following her first career loss against Holly Holm, but her return lasted less than a minute as Nunes punched her out of contention. Rousey, a Judo bronze medal winner at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, is not known for her striking abilities, but still chose to stand toe-to-toe with the Brazilian, who is known for her striking abilities. Nunes admitted that she knew the
Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel is owning up to his mistakes. After a sports radio program tweeted that Manziel must have been hacked, he replied, “Nah. In June, he was suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, which made him unattractive to teams seeking a new quarterback.
On Inauguration Day, as the presidency changes hands from noted sports fan Barack Obama to Donald Trump, athletes from across the sports landscape took to social media to react to the transition of power.