Usually, a win brings joy to a fighter, but Luke Rockhold could not wipe the mean off his mug after literally beating David Branch into submission in UFC Pittsburgh's main event. Rockhold has been out of action since UFC 199, when he was violently knocked out by Michael Bisping inside the first round. Branch pressed him up against the cage in response, slowing the action.
The middleweights started fast, Branch throwing punches and Rockhold returning fire with kicks before they clinched against the fence for a brief spell. If Branch can score an upset tonight, it will propel him right into the title shot mix. Shaking off the cobwebs, Rockhold steadied himself and began his own assault in the second round. After breaking, Branch found some success on the feet, tagging Rockhold with a number of punches as the former champ backpedaled. Rockhold reversed, and looked for a trip while Branch worked a wizard. With Branch unable to dislodge Rockhold, the referee ended the fight as Rockhold continued to rain down strikes. On the mat, Rockhold let his hands go, first from the mount and then as he took his opponent's back, and after a series of unanswered blows, Branch tapped out at the 4:05 mark of the second stanza.
Tigers thrashed by Purdue in demoralizing loss
MISSOURI: The Tigers return to Southeastern Conference play with a home game against Auburn. I just did my job, however many plays I had to do it and that's what I'm trying to focus on.
The Tax Policy Center, a joint effort of the Urban Institute and the Brookings Institution, estimates that the tax cuts Mr. Trump is scheduled to meet Wednesday afternoon with 13 House lawmakers - eight Democrats and five Republicans.
They do really well and work so hard, and for it to just be taken away like that? Sinema, witnesses in the room said, just smiled. Trump's willingness to support DACA, had fans like this one, who see the program as a form of amnesty, incensed.
Some Florida utilities, including FPL, had warned customers it could take weeks to restore power in the hardest hit areas. Dennen, the Korean War vet, said he's counting on his small generator and the kindness of neighbors to get by.
Alabama LBs Rashaan Evans (groin), Anfernee Jennings (ankle) and Dylan Moses were all held out of the game on Saturday. Alabama returns to action Saturday, Sept. 23, with its SEC opener against Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn.
US President Donald Trump will visit the hard-hit Florida cities of Naples and Fort Myres on Thursday to view the damage. Irma earlier left a trail of destruction in the Caribbean, where almost 40 people were killed.
Also, Etling, because Mississippi State's defense was the first this season to force him to move, had a awful passing night. Alabama, 3-0 after a win over Colorado State Saturday, will continue to occupy the throne until someone else grabs it.
Klopp left his subs late, too late for some, but when Dominic Solanke came on he perhaps spurned the greatest chance of a game. Obviously we have quality and now we have to use this quality consistently, that should be the plan. "I'm not happy.
This is all living in the present and that, perhaps, is the right thing to do whatever future may hold for him and the team. India are in rampaging form after having recently blanked Sri Lanka 9-0 in Tests, One-day Internationals and T20I.
" But in the dressing room and within ourselves we know we are going there full of confidence and looking to take the game on ". Liverpool's next game will be a Football League Cup tie against Leicester City on Tuesday, September 19 at King Power Stadium .
But aside from the dominant Red Bulls, Hamilton was half-a-second clear of his fourth-placed Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas . At Monaco and Hungary which are both notoriously hard to overtake on Ferrari secured a 1-2 and left Mercedes lagging behind.
Additionally, North Korea threatened to reduce the U.S.to "ashes and darkness" and sink Japan, leaving the Nikkei in the red. Gold fell after a European Central Bank official called for scaling back the bank's stimulus program.
IPhone X: How outrageous is that $999 price tag?
Frankly, we're just confused by the iPhone 8 - the regular phone - since it's basically a slightly refreshed regular sized phone. But maybe the biggest effect of such a big and compelling screen is that it makes your phone more attractive and enticing.
SC receiver Samuel out for season
Kentucky junior LB Jordan Jones (shoulder) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against SC . He had five catches for 122 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown catch to open the game.
No Sherman against 49ers? No problem
While both corners proved to be up to the challenge, each will likely be counted on to play large roles again against the 49ers. And typically the Seahawks have beaten the 49ers by getting back to basics, averaging 160 yards rushing in those four wins.
Oklahoma overcomes slow start in 56-14 win over Tulane
Tulane took advantage of any distractions and pounded the ball on the ground fairly successfully through the first quarter. Oklahoma takes on Tulane this afternoon, so there's a pretty good chance the Sooners will be 3-0 heading into Big 12 play.
Texans at Bengals: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Coach Marvin Lewis said he's not concerned about quarterback Andy Dalton , despite eight straight quarters without a touchdown. It's unclear if that's more on Dalton - who's played terribly - or second-year offensive coordinator Ken Zampese.
Week 3 college football players to watch
Like last season, the Louisville offensive line has collectively been inconsistent through two games, largely due to inexperience. The key to the entire game for Clemson is stopping Jackson just enough, which is obviously much easier said than done.