With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. Here are some of the highlights of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. In 1980 that rivalry split the Olympics altogether.
* * *Dana White late last year said that he has an agreement with Floyd Mayweather Jr. to do something together, likely in October or November of 2020. In a recent interview with TMZ Sports, he confirmed that talks with Mayweather are ongoing and that a fight with the former champion boxer is still "very possible."Mayweather said in December of last year, “Dana White and I are working together again to bring the world another spectacular event in 2020.”In response, White told Jim Rome, “It’s true. We sat at the Clippers game. We started talking and we literally got a deal done right there on the court. And if things play out the way things Floyd and I think they will, I will probably sit down with Al Haymon (Mayweather’s manager) in March and get a deal on paper.“If everything goes our way, Floyd and I would be doing something in October or November (of 2020).”Obviously, things haven't panned out quite the way the two combat sports moguls had planned. Most obviously, the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe, turning everyone's year upside down."Floyd and I still have dialogue and go back and forth. We're still interested on both sides," White told TMZ Sports, although he was adamant that the talks don't involve a Conor McGregor rematch."I know he would rematch Conor McGregor. I don't know if you heard about this, but Conor McGregor is retired. When I'm doing things right now, I don't even think about Conor. Conor McGregor is retired."(Video courtesy of TMZSports)* * *TRENDING > Derrick Lewis amazed to hold UFC Heavyweight KO record* * * Dana White: Could Floyd Mayweather Jr fight MMA in the UFC?(Subscribe to MMAWeekly.com on YouTube)
Terri Harper and Natasha Jonas were not pretty in pink at the end of ten gruelling rounds and that is because it was smeared blood. And lots of it.Harper kept her WBC super-featherweight title with a split draw, which means one judge went for her, one for Jonas and the third could not separate the pair and returned a drawn scorecard. Harper looked like she had lost at the end, her face betrayed her and Jonas could have certainly got the nod. It was not a robbery, there was no larceny under the latest slither of an Essex moon late on Friday night.