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Ultimate Fighting Championship sold for $4 billion

In announcing the deal, WME-IMG revealed Silver Lake Partners and KKR will join it as "new strategic investors", along with MSD Capital LP and MSD Partners LP, which will provide preferred equity financing. "As far as the business goes, our goal was to always take this sport to the next level, and Ari and WME-IMG are the guys to take it from here", White told the Los Angeles Times .



Dana White Doesn't Plan on Talking to Jon Jones

He went against Forrest Griffin (2009) and Stephan Bonnar (2012) who he both dominated to win via stoppage. "So it's a great challenge for me", Silva said when explaining why he took the fight with Cormier on Thursday. Brock Lesnar. White said Anderson had gall-bladder surgery a couple months ago and had not done any medicals. That said, Silva has the length to potentially keep Cormier, an Olympian wrestler, at bay.


Pakistan face England in first Test at Lord's

Pakistan face England in first Test at Lord's

England will have to decide whether to give a debut to either Jake Ball or fellow paceman Toby Roland-Jones, wo plays at Lord's for Middlesex, as the fourth-placed team begin its bid to leapfrog Pakistan (third) in the world Test rankings.



UFC Fighter Amanda Nunes Becomes First Openly LGBTQ Champion

It was a pretty great moment, one that almost makes you forget that it's coming from a red-face bulldozer made of muscles and explosions. Nunes also professed her love and admiration for her girlfriend, fellow UFC fighter Nina Ansaroff , during the conference.



Stocks Eke Out Late Gains To Hit More Records

Still, it was another high, and a winning streak that began with a strong U.S.jobs report Friday stretched into a fourth day. While European shares still seem to be slipping, according to Reuters, the USA remains largely unaffected. The Bank of Canada lowered its growth estimate for the year to 1.3 percent, down from the bank's April forecast of 1.7 percent, with the contribution from exports dropping to 0.3 percentage point from 1.1 points.


Chris Froome keeps yellow jersey amid 'mayhem' in Tour de France

Chris Froome keeps yellow jersey amid 'mayhem' in Tour de France

Belgian Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal) won the 12th stage with his compatriot Serge Pauwels (Dimension Data) coming second ahead of Spain's Dani Navarro (Cofidis). Cyclist Chris Froome discovered two legs were nearly as good as two wheels after the Tour de France descended into farce as the defending champion was left running up Mont Ventoux after crashing into a motorbike on the climb of the iconic mountain.