Cris Cyborg has revealed she did not understand the thinking behind putting Ronda Rousey in a title fight for her UFC return. Rousey returned to the octagon in December 2016 for UFC 207, just over a year after losing her bantamweight title in her first loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. The 30-year-old was immediately put into a title fight upon her return with women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. Rousey was soundly beaten in 48 seconds into the first round. Given how she had a media blackout when she first lost her bantamweight title, many expect the Nunes fight to be Rousey's last as retirement could be on the horizon. Cyborg – who herself is ready to make a UFC comeback – believes Rousey
Former boxer Michael Watson appealed for witnesses on Sunday after he was involved in a ''very frightening'' suspected car-jacking. The 51-year-old Watson, who was left partially disabled after suffering a near-fatal brain injury during a WBO super-middleweight title fight with Chris Eubank in 1991, was attacked Thursday while in a car with a friend in London. Watson was taken to hospital with cuts to his back while his friend, Lennard Ballack, was also seen by doctors after one of the suspects sprayed a substance in his eyes.
Adrien “The Problem” Broner (32-2, 24 KO) makes his return to the ring on Saturday night after an absence of just under 11 months. Broner’s opponent is the tough Adrian Granados (18-4-2, 12 KO) and he isn’t showing up just up to aid The Problem’s return to in-ring prominence. The fight takes place at the Cintas Center at Xavier University in Broner’s hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Broner is taking home a $1 million purse for his nights work. Granados’ purse is $250,000. Here’s a round-by-round look at the 147-pound battle. KEEP CLICKING REFRESH TO SEE THE LATEST UPDATES Granados is in the ring and he’s greeted by boos from the Cincinnati crowd. He looks happy to be there, but can he turn it on