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Gina Carano Responds To Rousey’s Comments About Potential Fight

Gina Carano has responded to UFC Hall of Famer Ronda Rousey’s recent comments about the one fight she would return for.

Carano’s name came up when Rousey was asked during a recent appearance on The Kurt Angle Show about the possibility of returning to MMA. She revealed that there’s only one opponent she would return for and specifically pointed to Carano.

Rousey also clarified that there’s no bad blood between her and Carano and that she respects Carano for paving the way for her in women’s MMA. Carano fought for the inaugural Strikeforce women’s featherweight title against Cris Cyborg, losing via first-round knockout.

Before that, she had won seven straight fights over the likes of Kaitlin Young and Tonya Evinger. During a recent appearance on Unfiltered with Dan Bongino, Carano didn’t rule out the possibility of facing Rousey in a return fight.

“You know what? Just never put it past me. It could happen,” Carano said. “It would be six months from now because I have a lot of stuff I need to do …. I really want to create, I want to direct, I want to produce… I want to give Ronda Rousey a job in one of my movies so maybe there is something we can do there.”

Carano transitioned to a career in show business following her loss to Cyborg. She has appeared in highly-acclaimed shows such as The Mandalorian on Disney+ and most recently was featured in the movie Terror on the Prairie alongside UFC fan favorite Donald Cerrone.

As for Rousey, she is currently enjoying a second stint with the WWE, where she currently reigns as the Smackdown women’s champion.

At 40 years old, it’s unlikely we’ll see Carano fight in MMA following a 13-year hiatus. However, the chapter of her MMA career may not be completely closed if a fight with Rousey is offered.

Do you think we’ll ever see Gina Carano and Ronda Rousey fight in MMA again?

Gina Carano Responds To Rousey’s Comments About Potential Fight (mmanews.com)

Amir Khan offered chance to come out of retirement for fight with legend Manny Pacquiao after Filipino lost election

AMIR KHAN has revealed boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has approached him about the possibility of a fight.

Former super-lightweight world champion Khan, 35, retired from boxing after his stoppage defeat to Kell Brook back in February.

And Pacquiao, 43, who is the only eight-weight world champion in the sport’s history, hung up the gloves following a unanimous decision loss to Yordenis Ugas in August last year.

In May, the Filipino, who is the Senator of his home country, unsuccessfully ran for president.

And Khan has now claimed Pacquiao’s long-time trainer Freddie Roach called someone close to him to discuss the chances of either an exhibition clash or fully fledged fight.

Speaking to iFL TV, he said: “I got another phone call about another one [fight] today.

“Well, I didn’t. A friend of mine got a phone call from Freddie Roach to say that ‘listen, we want to get a fight now that Manny [Pacquiao] didn’t win the elections, let’s do an exhibition or maybe even a proper fight’.

“They want to do it in the UK [but] you know all that bulls*** – chasing [Floyd] Mayweather, chasing Manny Pacquiao – it was not meant to happen then and maybe it’s not meant to happen now.

“So I’m not going to chase something. I heard it and kind of laughed about it.

“I didn’t even want to mention it because it’s probably all b*****s to be honest with you.”

Khan was heavily linked with fights against both Pacquiao and Mayweather throughout his career, but never ended up facing either of them.

After becoming the unified champion at 140lbs in 2011, the Olympic silver medallist eventually moved all the way up to 160lbs where he faced Canelo Alvarez for the middleweight title and suffered a knockout defeat.

He finally stepped into the ring against bitter rival Brook earlier this year but was outclassed in a performance which brought the curtain down on his storied career.

Amir Khan offered chance to come out of retirement for fight with legend Manny Pacquiao after Filipino lost election | The Sun

Who is Gisele Shaw?

GISELE Shaw is making waves in the wrestling world with their latest announcement.

On June 24, 2022, Gisele Shaw came out publicly as transgender.

Who is Gisele Shaw?

Gisele Shaw was born on October 30, 1988.

The 33-year-old is a pro wrestler from Toledo City, Philippines.

She is currently signed with IMPACT Wrestling.

Shaw has been wrestling for a few years and made her debut with IMPACT only a few months ago, TMZ reports.

In England, Shaw is known widely for her work with Progress Wrestling and Revolution Pro Wrestling.

Shaw held the Women’s Championship in both promotions.

Recently Shaw defeated pro wrestler Lady Frost with a corkscrew move.

Her Twitter bio reads that she is a “Wrestler/Actor/ Stunt Worker”.

What has Gisele Shaw said about coming out?

On June 24, 2022, per the San Francisco Chronicle, Shaw came out publicly as transgender.

Shaw said that she is “taking my power back” with this decision.

“There is really no perfect time to be coming out. It’s my journey. Now just felt right for me,” she told the outlet.

“Coming from an Asian background, being the oldest, there was an unsaid rule, the expectation was that I would carry the family name, that I would set an example, that I would take care of my sisters.”

TMZ reports that Shaw’s sisters look up to the wrestler for living her dream “professionally … but also personally.”

Shaw has already received full support from IMPACT Wrestling executive Scott D’Amore.

“Gisele Shaw is a woman and a valued member of our roster,” D’Amore told the San Francisco Chronicle.

He added that Shaw’s role as a wrestler “will not be affected or in any way changed by her disclosing she’s transgender to the wider public.”

“Transphobia is real,” he said. “We can’t pretend otherwise … We’ve taken steps to try to ensure Gisele’s social media timeline doesn’t become a forum for hatefulness.”

How has the wrestling community reacted?

On June 23, 2022, one day before Shaw came out she posted that she is working on a documentary.

She shared a photo of herself on set with the caption: “D O C U M E N T A R Y 🎥”

Many of her followers took to the comments section on her Instagram to share their support.

Who is Gisele Shaw? | The Sun

Anthony Joshua jokes around with Prince Naseem Hamed as he meets boxing legend in Saudi Arabia ahead of Usyk rematch

ANTHONY JOSHUA took a break from the build-up to his huge rematch against Oleksandr Usyk by joking around with Prince Naseem Hamed in Saudi Arabia.

The two-time heavyweight world champion is looking to reclaim his WBA, WBO and IBF belts on August 20 when he faces the unbeaten Ukrainian in the Gulf nation.

Billed as the ‘Rage On The Red Sea’, it will be the second time AJ has competed in Saudi Arabia after he outpointed Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019.

And he is currently in the Middle East to promote his upcoming bout with Usyk, with the pair stepping inside a ring for an intense staredown.

The duo also went face-to-face at a press conference on Tuesday as both men refused to take their eyes off each other for 90 seconds.

It is not all business for the Watford native as Joshua bumped into boxing legend Prince Naseem.

In footage shared by Boxing King Media, the two British icons could be seen in a jovial mood.

The pair shook hands and embraced while laughing, before posing for a picture together.

SunSport exclusively revealed last month how Prince Naseem was living up to his regal name by becoming a neighbour of the Queen in Windsor.

He subsequently revealed he is the “happiest he has ever been” after moving into the £1.4million property.

And to show he is living like royalty, the 48-year-old was snapped driving through Windsor in a £120k supercar.

He was seen in his Corvette Stingray as he waved to fans from the driver’s seat.

One onlooker who spotted Hamed in town said: “He used to be known for his killer punch and showmanship but now hardly anyone recognises him.

“But it’s good to see Prince Naseem living in the shadows of proper royalty.”

Anthony Joshua jokes around with Prince Naseem Hamed as he meets boxing legend in Saudi Arabia ahead of Usyk rematch | The Sun

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather ‘in talks for boxing REMATCH’ as Notorious hints with cryptic Instagram post

CONOR McGREGOR and Floyd Mayweather are reportedly in talks for a sensational boxing rematch.

In June 2017 Mayweather did what most people expected and beat the UFC legend in the squared circle.

But McGregor drew plenty of plaudits just for reaching the 10th round against a man some believe is the greatest boxer ever.

Now, according to Fight Hype, the two sporting legends “are currently in talks for a potential rematch”.

The boxing website adds that Mayweather will secure another “nine-figure payday” if the bout gets finalised.

McGregor also hinted that the deal could already be done.

He shared a photo from their first fight – conveniently where he was landing body shots on Mayweather on the ropes – with the caption “I accept”.

Mayweather’s victory against The Notorious proved to be his last ever pro fight, taking his record to 50 wins and zero losses or draws.

He has since dallied around with exhibition bouts – all but one of which have proven horrifically one-sided.

The Money reduced Tenshin Nasukawa to tears in a 136-second beatdown in 2018.

YouTuber Logan Paul went the distance with Mayweather over eight rounds, but many fans speculated that it was the way it was meant to go.

And last month Mayweather ‘fought’ his old sparring partner Don Moore in an exhibition on a helipad in Dubai.

The 45-year-old floored Moore twice during the eight rounds as he put on a boxing exhibition in the exhibition.

Meanwhile, it was McGregor’s first ever professional boxing fight against Mayweather after taking time out of UFC.

But since their scrap, both men have hinted that a rematch could well be an option in the future.

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather ‘in talks for boxing REMATCH’ as Notorious hints with cryptic Instagram post | The Sun

Jake Paul makes offer to Dana White to fight in UFC for FREE as boss gives go-ahead for Nate Diaz clash

JAKE PAUL has told UFC boss Dana White he will fight for FREE as a bout with Nate Diaz continues to attract interest.

Diaz, who has not fought in the octagon since losing to Leon Edwards 12 months ago, recently called for the UFC to get him a fight or release him from his contract.

In a Twitter post, he wrote: “Ufc release now please or give me fight with anyone in July or August. I have bigger s*** to do.”

In the upload, he included a clip of Paul knocking out Tyron Woodley.

Now 5-0 Paul, who is having his next boxing bout on August 6, has insisted he is more than willing to be Diaz’s final opponent in the UFC as the MMA man’s contract comes to an end.

Responding on social media, Paul said: “Dana – I’m happy to be Nate’s last fight in UFC.

“You know the terms: pay fighters more and give them healthcare. Sweetener: I will fight for free.”

White, 52, has repeatedly clashed with the Problem Child over issues including fighter pay.

But he admitted a potential Paul-Diaz clash does make sense.

He told TheMacLife: “I mean, I like Nate. Let’s be honest, Nate’s won one fight in the last five or six years, you know?

“When these guys get into these positions, you’ve got guys that have been with us for a long time, that we respect, that we care about.

“You know, you’ve got Cerrones and Anthony Pettis before he left, and you’ve got Nate Diaz and Nick Diaz is still under contract with us.

“So you want to be fair to everybody, you want to do the right things or whatever. Nate Diaz isn’t going to come in and fight Kamaru Usman.

“So listen, we’re trying to do the best we can. We’re trying not to s*** on anybody and disrespect anybody, but it’s not like we’re talking about Kamaru Usman here. We’re talking about Nate Diaz.

“Nate’s won one fight in five years, so we’re trying to figure this thing out with him. He probably should go on and fight Jake Paul. That’s a fight that makes sense.”

Jake Paul makes offer to Dana White to fight in UFC for FREE as boss gives go-ahead for Nate Diaz clash | The Sun

The Match 2022: Tenshin vs Takeru live streaming results, video and discussion

The long awaited kickboxing megafight between Tenshin Nasukawa and Takeru Segawa happens today at the Tokyo Dome in Japan. The contest dubbed as “The Match” ran into some issues that could’ve made it far bigger — such as losing it’s Fuji TV deal, and lacking an international stream — but it is still by far the most anticipated Japanese combat sports bout in ages.

K-1, Rise and RIZIN teamed up to put together this historic kickboxing event, and the show is already live now. So whether or not you find a way to watch a live PPV stream from Japan, you can join us here for live results of the event.

The Match 2022: Takeru vs Tenshin full results and video can be seen below. Hat tip to Caposa for finding some of these clips.

Tenshin Nasukawa def. Takeru Segawa by Decision (Unanimous)

Kento Haraguchi def. Hideaki Yamazaki by TKO (Punches), R2

Rukiya Anpo def. Kosei Yamada by Decision (Unanimous)

Kongnapa Weerasakreck def. Taiju Shiratori by KO (Punch), R1

Kan Nakamura def. Leona Pettas by Decision (Majority)

Ya-Man def. Ryusei Ashizawa by KO (Punch), R1

Hiromi Wajima def. Bey Noah via Decision (Unanimous)

Sina Karimian def. Rikiya Yamashita via Decision (Unanimous)

Mahmoud Sattari def. Yuta Uchia via KO (Punch) R1

Yuki Kasahara def. Chihiro Nakajima via Decision (Unanimous)

Kazane Nakgai def. Toma Kuroda via Decision (Unanimous)

Mutsuki Ebata def. Riamu via Decision (Split)

Masashi Kimura def. Shiro via Decision (Unanimous)

Masahiko Suzuki def. Akihiro Kaneko via Decision (Majority)

Rui Okubo def. Ryujin Nasukawa via Decision (Unanimous)

The Match 2022: Tenshin vs Takeru live streaming results, video and discussion – Bloody Elbow

Anthony Joshua says he’s the comeback king as he admits he got his ‘a*** bust’ by Oleksandr Usyk after epic stare down

ANTHONY JOSHUA insists he will reign again as the comeback king.

The 32-year-old Watford ace admits he got his ‘a*** bust’ by Ukraine icon Oleksandr Usyk last September.

But the red-hot August 20 rematch is signed and sealed for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where temperatures will hit 40 degrees and the heat on AJ to deliver will be scorching.

The reformed bad boy seems to have blamed decade-long mentor Rob McCracken for the baffling gameplan to try to outbox the 35-year-old southpaw, replacing the Team GB mentor with Robert Garcia.

And he reckons he has learned from all his mistakes – going right back to his childhood and the 2019 loss to Andy Ruiz – to make sure revenge and redemption will score him a hat-trick of heavyweight world title wins.

The London 2012 golden boy said: “With Andy Ruiz, I think people could see things weren’t 100 per cent but you have to be strong and thick skinned. We took our loss like a man.

“When I win I keep it moving and I thank everybody you have to be the same in defeat. I knew I could come back again.

Usyk bust my a*** and I have to take that defeat like a man as well.

“But I hold myself accountable, I can admit when I am wrong and hold my head up high when I am right.

“In the fight in September I was wrong and he was right and I have to reverse that on August 20.

Anthony Joshua says he’s the comeback king as he admits he got his ‘a*** bust’ by Oleksandr Usyk after epic stare down | The Sun

Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk 2: Inside 35,000-seat Jeddah Super Dome that will host heavyweight world title rematch

ANTHONY JOSHUA will rematch Oleksandr Usyk at the 35,000-seat Jeddah Super Dome arena.

The heavyweights have announced their second fight which falls on August 20 in Saudi Arabia.

Jeddah is the confirmed location and the Super Dome is expected to be revealed as the host.

The venue staged the WWE’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event in March.

It was headlined by winner, Shayna Baszler, Natalya, Liv Morgan, Asuka, Ruby Riott, and Sarah Logan.

The building stands over 46 metres high, with an outside diameter of 220 metres and covering 34,636 square metres of the area.

And it became instantly notable for breaking two related building structure records.

It is now the largest continuous dome arena (non-openable), a record previously held by the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans.

Also, it ranks as the world’s largest geodesic dome.

Joshua, 32, has boxed in Saudi before, after he was beaten in New York by Andy Ruiz Jr, also 32.

He gained redemption over 12 rounds at the Diriyah Arena, which was constructed in just 56 days.

It held a capacity of 15,000, but AJ’s rematch with Usyk, 35, can host over double that.

Just like two years ago, due to Saudi Arabia’s alleged human rights violations, the decision to take the mega-money fight there has been slammed.

But promoter Eddie Hearn, tasked with landing the biggest paydays possible for his fighters, defended the repeat move.

Hearn said: “The problem at the moment is no one wants to be honest.

“I’m very comfortable, particularly in boxing, to make decisions like that, for many different reasons.

“One is that I’ve done it before. It was a huge success. I’ve seen the work that went in to make a major sporting event for the region. It’s not a game of golf.

“I’m not saying the golfers shouldn’t be playing in this tournament, I’m saying it’s a prize fight where contractually we have to go to the venue that ultimately creates the most amount of revenue for this fight – whether AJ likes it or not.

“It’s not even close. It’s not like there’s a little bit of a difference from doing it in London. It’s a whole different stratosphere.”

Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk 2: Inside 35,000-seat Jeddah Super Dome that will host heavyweight world title rematch | The Sun