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Henry Cejudodefeated TJ Dillashawby TKO in the first round to retain his UFC flyweight championship Saturday night at the Barclays Center in New York. The stoppage came at the 32-second mark of the bout, tying it for the fifth-fastest knockout or TKO in a title fight in UFC history. Cejudo 14-2 made his first defense of the flyweight belt he won in August by upsetting longtime division champion Demetrious Johnson. Dillashaw 16-4, the UFCs bantamweight champion, agreed to come down a weight class in hopes of picking up a second belt. The only UFC fighters to hold two belts simultaneously are Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier and Amanda Nunes. UFC Fight Night Brooklyn was the first card on ESPN.
BROOKLYN -- A multitude of undercard fights with major implications are taking place before UFC Fight Night Brooklyns main event between Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashawon Saturday at the Barclays Center. We recap all the action here as it goes down. Joanne Calderwood defeated Ariane Lipski by unanimous decision There was a lot of hype for Ariane Lipskis UFC debut, but Joanne Calderwood put a stop to that with her dominant unanimous decision win 30-26, 30-26, 30-27. Calderwood took Lipski to the mat multiple times throughout the three rounds, nearly finishing her on multiple attempts for armbars and rear-naked chokes. Lipski finally got a takedown of her own with three minutes remaining in the fight but was unable to land anything significant. Calderwood 13-3 called out Jessica Eye after the win. Alonzo...
HOUSTON -- Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball exited Saturdays game against the Houston Rockets after spraining his left ankle. Ball, who sprained the same ankle against the Denver Nuggets in late November, turned his ankle after colliding with James Ennis III with 8:39 remaining in the third quarter. He fell to the floor in pain and had to be carried to the locker room by Lance Stephenson and Michael Beasley during the Lakers ensuing timeout. The Lakers said Ball was going to an area hospital for X-rays as the machine at the Toyota Center wasnt working. Ball had eight points and 11 assists at the time of the injury, with seven of those assists coming in the first quarter as L.A. raced out to a 39-26 lead after one. The seven assists tied his career high for assists in a quarter. Shortly after Balls injury, with the Rockets storming back from a 21-point deficit on their home floor to cut it to...
Henry Cejudo needed only 32 seconds to defend his 125-pound title against T.J. Dillashaw
James Harden scored 48 points, Eric Gordon added 30 and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime
Follow along as Pacquaio and Broner battle for the WBA regular welterweight title in Las Vegas
Barkley poked fun at Calipari following the Wildcats win over Auburn on Saturday
Troys Varnado scored 32 points and sealed the game with a deep 3-pointer in the final seconds
Cejudo sent an emphatic message with his victory on Saturday night in Brooklyn
There are no more undefeateds and there is no explanation as another AAC coach got tossed
Flyweight champ Henry Cejudo needed only 32 seconds to beat TJ Dillashaw on Saturday night, tied for the fifth-fastest KO or TKO in UFC title-fight history.
Greg Hardy heard boos early and late in a UFC debut that ended when his illegal knee to the head of heavyweight challenger Allen Crowder resulted in disqualification Saturday night in New York.
Before UFC Fight Night Brooklyns main event between Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw, a multitude of undercard fights had major implications. Heres how it all went down.
Russell Westbrook and Joel Embiid found another way for their personal rivalry to continue, thanks to Westbrook taking exception to a foul by Embiid with 1:46 remaining in the fourth quarter of Saturdays 117-115 victory by the Thunder.
The Boston Bruins lost to the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night in Boston, but losing goalie Tuukka Rask to a concussion may have hurt the Bruins more.
John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs skating champion, has died Friday just one day after he was suspended for unspecified allegations.
Serena Williams consoled Ukrainian tennis player Dayana Yastremska after beating her Saturday at the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia.
When the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs step onto the field for Sunday nights AFC Championship Game,temperatures at Kansas Citys Arrowhead Stadium are expected to be in the 20s.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Michael Beasley appeared to have a bit of a brain fart before he attempted to enter Thursday nights game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Amanda Anisimova fell to Petra Kvitova in the fourth round, but the 17-year-old Americans breakout run has her primed for big things.
After weeks of build-up for T.J. Dillashaws champ-champ bid, it took just slightly over half a minute for Henry Cejudo to put an end to it.
In his official UFC debut on UFC on ESPN 1, Greg Hardy was disqualified for throwing an illegal knee in his bout against Allen Crowder.
The second-ranked Blue Devils relied on their two stars Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett to pick up the biggest win of 2018-19 with Tre Jones out.
James Harden notched his 19th straight game with at least 30 points, and the Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Lakers in overtime.
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