Wrestling

Max Holloway, right, punches Jose Aldo, of Brazil, during the third round of a UFC 218 featherweight mixed martial arts bout, early Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Detroit. Holloway defeated Aldo by third-round TKO. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
December 03, 2017 - 2:56 am
DETROIT (AP) — Max Holloway sought to build up his UFC legacy and push Jose Aldo closer to the end of his career. Done and done. Holloway defended his UFC featherweight title by dominating the former champion in a rematch, winning his 12th straight fight with a TKO late in the third round Saturday...
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November 28, 2017 - 4:04 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian wrestler says his managers told him to intentionally lose to a Russian competitor to avoid facing an Israeli wrestler in the next round. Ali Reza Karimi late Monday told the semi-official ISNA news agency that only one minute before the end of a Sunday round of the U-...
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October 10, 2017 - 5:25 am
MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania wrestling program has been banned from using school facilities after the coach described high school football players as "thugs" in a Facebook post. Ringgold Youth Wrestling Coach Doug Conroy tells WTAE-TV ( http://bit.ly/2yCrMwd ) he used the term in...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 photo an unidentified heroin user, left, is injected by another man, right, on the street near a strip of land sometimes referred to as "Methadone Mile," in Boston. Residents and those recovering from drug addiction say the area has seen little to no improvement after city officials promised new measures to tackle the notorious drug haven last summer. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
October 05, 2017 - 12:08 am
BOSTON (AP) — Residents and people recovering from addiction say Boston's "Methadone Mile" has seen little to no improvement after city officials promised new measures to tackle the notorious drug haven last year. George Stergios is the local neighborhood association president. He says residents...
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A vendor checks on a smartphone near the friendship bridge connecting China and North Korea in the Chinese border town of Dandong, opposite side of the North Korean town of Sinuiju, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. The leaders of South Korea and Japan have agreed to work together to build support for further sanctions against North Korea following its latest nuclear test. (AP Photo/Helene Franchineau)
September 04, 2017 - 2:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North's persistent weapons programs. Scheduled after North...
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FILE – In this Feb. 15, 2017, file photo, retired professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino examines U.S. rower Amanda Polk's Olympic gold medal at the 81st Dapper Dan Awards and sports auction, a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania, in Pittsburgh. Sammartino met with pop singing sensation Bruno Mars on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, when Mars' 24K Magic World Tour stopped in Pittsburgh, after Sammartino heard Mars was nicknamed "Bruno" as a baby because Sammartino was Mars' father's favorite wrestler. (Haley Nelson/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File)
August 23, 2017 - 11:42 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bruno Mars has met the man he's nicknamed after: former pro wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino. The two met Tuesday night when the pop singing sensation's 24K Magic World Tour stopped in Pittsburgh. Sammartino heard through friends that Mars, born Peter Gene Hernandez, was...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2007, file photo, wrestler Ric Flair addresses the media during a news conference at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del. Flair's representative said on Twitter Aug. 14, 2017, that Flair was dealing with some "tough medical issues." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 14, 2017 - 5:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment says pro wrestling legend Ric Flair is out of surgery and resting after being hospitalized. The statement Monday did not give details about the nature of the surgery. A representative for the showman known as "Nature Boy" says the 68-year-old wrestler...
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UFC President Dana White puts the UFC light heavyweight champion belt on Jon Jones after he defeated Daniel Cormier during UFC 214 in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday July 29, 2017. (Hans Gutknecht /Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
July 30, 2017 - 10:03 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones reached the pinnacle of mixed martial arts and then fell harder than just about anyone ever had before. When he got back on top Saturday night by stopping his greatest rival in dramatic style, Jones vowed to appreciate everything he had lost and regained. Jones...
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UFC President Dana White puts the UFC light heavyweight champion belt on Jon Jones after he defeated Daniel Cormier during UFC 214 in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday July 29, 2017. (Hans Gutknecht /Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
July 30, 2017 - 3:30 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones reached the pinnacle of mixed martial arts and then fell harder than just about anyone ever had before. When he got back on top Saturday night by stopping his greatest rival in dramatic style, Jones vowed to appreciate everything he had lost and regained. Jones...
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July 30, 2017 - 3:05 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title Saturday night, stopping Daniel Cormier in the third round with a vicious head kick and a finish on the ground at UFC 214. Jones (23-1) completed his rocky journey back to the top after a yearlong suspension with his 14th...
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