Rocking debut as Demetrious Johnson submits Yuya Wakamatsu in ONE Flyweight GP

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Johnson was one of two premiere acquisitions by ONE last year with Eddie Alvarez the other.Alvarez, however, suffered a TKO loss in his ONE debut at the hands of Timofey Nastyukhin.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ Johnson made quick work of Yuya Wakamatsu with a second-round submission in their Flyweight World Grand Prix quarterfinal in ONE: A New Era Sunday at Ryogoku Kokugikan here.Demetrious Johnson breaks down his epic battle with Japanese superstar Yuya Wakamatsu 🎤 @MightyMouse #WeAreONE #ANewEra #Tokyo #MartialArts pic.twitter.com/gktZwfO2vsFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) March 31, 2019 LATEST STORIES ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so far The 32-year-old Johnson, who signed with ONE Championship five months ago, did not disappoint in his long-awaited debut.Johnson waited for his time and when it came late in the second round, he pounced on it.The grappling sensation saw an opening and went for a guillotine choke that left Wakamatsu with no option but to tap out.Demetrious Johnson makes a STATEMENT in his ONE debut, submitting Yuya Wakamatsu with a tight guillotine choke at 2:40 of Round 2! @MightyMouse #WeAreONE #ANewEra #Tokyo #MartialArts pic.twitter.com/K4yOpTfmQJ— ONE Championship (@ONEChampionship) March 31, 2019ADVERTISEMENT UAAP volleyball: La Salle gets back at UST for solo no. 2 Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption MOST READ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart P260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US TOKYO, Japan—Different promotion but same Demetrious Johnson.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

Grand Slam remains on Beermen bucket list

first_imgCSKA Moscow beats Efes Istanbul in Euroleague final Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Solon urges Solgen to reconsider quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption San Miguel takes on NorthPort on June 5 in its first game of the conference.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance PLAY LIST 01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch00:50Trending Articles02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard The Witcher series prompts over 500,000 reprints of Andrzej Sapkowski’s books Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college “Isa lang hiling ko sa inyo, isang Grand Slam lang,” said San Miguel Brewery president Bobby Huang during the team’s victory party at San Miguel Corporation headquarters in Mandaluyong.(I only have one wish for the team and that’s to win a Grand Slam.)FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe Grand Slam is the only accolade left to be accomplished by this era of Beermen or since Leo Austria took over as head coach in 2014.The closest Austria and company came to winning the elusive Grand Slam was during the 2017 PBA Season where they ruled the first two conference before losing to Barangay Ginebra in the Governors’ Cup quarterfinals. Pagadian on tighter security for 100,000 expected at Sto. Niño feast Just like in the previous years, Austria said the team is aware of the possibility of pulling off the tough feat which has only happened five times in the history of the league. San Miguel is one of only four teams to do it back in 1989.AdChoices广告Ads by TeadsHe also said his team is equipped to achieve it as long as the players will work together for it.Austria and the rest of the Beermen, though, would rather focus on what’s next which is their campaign in the Commissioner’s Cup.“We’re not thinking about that. We still need to win our first game, second game, third game until we win another championship in the second conference before we think about the third conference. But it’s really not going to be easy,” said Austria, who is ecstatic to have Charles Rhodes back.Rhodes led SMB to a Commissioner’s Cup championship two seasons ago.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Eduard Folayang gets new opponent for ONE Manila card LeBron James stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting Photo by Mark Giongco/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Just five days after completing another historic and arduous journey, San Miguel Beer will be off to embark on a new one.Following a Philippine Cup five-peat, the Beermen aim to regain the Commissioner’s Cup crown and winning it will also make them in play to finally complete a Grand Slam.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Durham, Meralco deal San Miguel its 2nd straight loss

first_imgLATEST STORIES 2 village execs nabbed in Bohol buy-bust “It was a good team effort led by Allen Durham who has become our rock,” said coach Norman Black, who also drew significant contributions from Baser Amer and the franchise’s new acquisition in Allein Maliksi, among others.“I think this is one of our better games this conference,” said the Grand Slam mentor, whose charges 5-2.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4The Beermen got the goods mostly from their centerpiece June Mar Fajardo, who fired 31 points. Dez Wells added 18 while Alex Cabagnot scored 12 as the vaunted club dropped to fifth place with a 5-3 record.Wells, who hurt his ankle in the first half, was unable to return to the contest. MOST READ ‘Gago’ ‘People evacuated on their own’ UP claims No. 2 seed, ousts La Salle in thriller Phivolcs: Cloud seeding in ashfall affected areas needs study PBA IMAGESMANILA, Philippines—Meralco had a hot start and kept its foot on the pedal the rest of the way for a 125-99 drubbing of Grand Slam-seeking San Miguel Beer in the PBA Governors’ Cup Sunday night at Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.Allen Durham, the Bolts’ longtime import, figured as the team’s anchor anew, assembling a triple-double of 29 points, 15 rebounds, and 11 assists as the Bolts moved to third place.ADVERTISEMENT DSWD Bicol donates P1.5M worth of food packs for Taal eruption evacuees Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Meralco looks to extend its winning ways to three games against crowd favorite Ginebra, which it plays Nov. 3.San Miguel, which has now lost two straight, hopes to take advantage of limping Blackwater on Nov. 6.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist View comments Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:04Daybreak as smoke, ash billows from Taal volcano01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers flee 400 evacuees from Taal eruption take refuge in Mt. Banahawlast_img read more

Man remanded for allegedly killing miner

first_imgA man who allegedly killed a miner was on Friday sent back to prison after he made his appearance before Magistrate Judy Latchman.Simon James, of the North West District (NWD), was not allowed to plead to the indictable charge when it was read to him.The deceased, Robert “Bobby” FerreiraThe accused, Simon JamesThat charge stated that the accused on January 15, 2017 at Kamaka, Moruca Village, NWD, murdered Robert Ferreira called “Bobby”.James, who appeared at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts without legal representation, will make his next appearance on January 23, this time before Chief Magistrate Ann McLennan.On the day of Ferreira’s demise, he, along with friends, was visiting Moruca Village, for a party.However while there, an argument erupted between the now deceased, his friends and another group. After the argument escalated, one of the men broke a bottle and stabbed Ferreira to his leg.The man was rushed to the hospital, but later succumbed to his injuries.James was identified as the alleged stabber and was later arrested and charged.last_img read more

New Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores eyes Spanish duo

first_img Alvaro Vazquez in action for Getafe 1 Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores has revealed he would love to sign Spanish duo Alvaro Vazquez and Pablo Sarabia.The 50-year-old worked with the pair during his time at Getafe and he’s now reportedly keen to bring them with him to Vicarage Road.Watford have already signed defender Sebastian Prodl and goalkeeper Giedrius Arlauskis, and Flores now has his sights set on attacking reinforcements as he prepares the Hornets for life in the Premier League.When asked about winger Sarabia and striker Vazquez, Flores responded: “I love both of them.“And of course when I met Mr Pozzo, he recommended [players], the sporting director recommended and I recommended.“We try to mix [recommendations] and get the best for the team.”last_img read more

Turkey giants join chase for Liverpool outcast

first_img Liverpool midfielder Lucas Besiktas are the latest club to express an interest in Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva.talkSPORT told you last week that Juventus were leading the chase to sign the Brazilian midfielder, who has fallen down the pecking order at Anfield.And now, according to Eurosport Turkey, Besiktas have joined the Italian side in the race to land the 28-year-old and are expected to make a bid this week.Lucas, who is currently Liverpool’s longest-serving player, was plagued with injuries last term and lost his place as the Reds’ deep-lying midfielder.He did not feature in the Kop club’s opening day win away at Stoke City, although he did train with the first team at the weekend and could be included in the squad fo Monday night’s home game against Bournemouth.Manager Brendan Rodgers revealed last week that he expects the club’s current fringe players to leave before the end of the transfer window. 1last_img read more

LYIT win All-Ireland basketball title

first_imgLetterkenny Institute of Technology won a dramatic NBCC Division 2 final this afternoon.At the Oblate Hall in Inchicore, T-John Casiello and Jack Mackey came up the with the goods in overtime to steer LYIT to a win over Dundalk IT.The sides were level 80-80 after regulation time. Casiello and Mackey are scholarship students at LYIT and had started in the semi-final win over Dublin Business School.DKIT led 52-44 at half-time with Peter Lynch also showing well for Mark Cannon’s side.LYIT had it all to do in the fourth quarter as they trailed by nine, 70-61, at the close of the third.A last-ditch free throw by Ray Balogun sent the game to overtime – and LYIT prevailed with Mackey named as MVP. More to follow…LYIT win All-Ireland basketball title was last modified: March 7th, 2017 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:LYITlast_img read more

Sligo GAA to team up with Leader for job-hunting and coaching boot camp

first_imgA new collaboration between the Sligo Leader and Sligo GAA County Board has been launched in the Centre of Excellence Scarden.The initiative comprises of regular week-long job hunting boot camp programmes, combined with GAA coaching skills training. It is available to members of families who are involved with the GAA or interested in getting involved. During the course of the week participants will receive interview skills coaching, CV clinic, job hunting and networking workshops. Additionally Sligo GAA will facilitate coaching workshops where the participants will obtain coaching badges. This camp is an excellent opportunity for GAA enthusiasts throughout the county to avail of the fantastic facilities at Sligo’s Centre of Excellence and the camp is free of charge.Current players, ex-players or any persons with an interest or involvement with GAA are invited to apply to take part in the camp. The first week will run from April 3rd to 7th, and anybody interested is asked to apply now as places will be filled on a first come, first served basis.To apply please email your name, address, club and phone number to;pkilcoyne@sligoleader.com or atighe@sligoleader.comAlternatively, call Pat on 0871646683.last_img read more

Jackson County One-Stop Voting Sites for March 15, 2016 Primary Election

first_imgJackson County Board of Elections Office – 876 Skyland Dr., #1, Sylva, NC  28779 (map)Cashiers Recreation Center – 355 Frank Allen Rd., Cashiers, NC  28717 (map)Cullowhee Recreation Center – 88 Cullowhee Mountain Rd., Cullowhee, NC  28723 (map)Wolftown Community Gym, 28 Long Branch, Cherokee, NC  28719 (map)Dates and TimesThursday 3/3 – Friday 3/4:  8:00am – 7:00pmSaturday 3/5:  9:00am – 3:30pmMonday 3/7 – Friday 3/11:  8:00am – 7:00pmSaturday 3/12:  9:00am – 1:00pmlast_img read more