Undefeated middle-weight Israel Adesanya stepped into the main event spotlight and claimed the biggest scalp of his mixed martial arts career with a unanimous decision victory over Anderson Silva at UFC 234.
"This is like for a kid just to play, if I'm playing basketball, to play against Michael Jordan".
Whittaker was forced out of his UFC 234 main event bout opposite Kelvin Gastelum after requiring urgent surgery on Sunday morning.
While Adesanya was able to control the range and the distance with his size and reach advantage, Silva refused to back down even after he was tagged with a couple of stinging punches during the first few exchanges.
Israel Adesanya rattles the jaw of Anderson Silva with a right hand strike. Light heavyweight Jimmy Crute scored a controversial TKO win against American Sam Alvey, despite Alvey furiously protesting the referee's decision to end the fight early as he insisted his thumbs were up while Crute was ground-and-pounding him. Every time Silva managed to force Adesanya to back up, he did his best work in the fight.
But a patient Adesanya, who like his opponent, also displayed some showboating, dominated the third, peppering the Brazilian's face with punches as the veteran sometimes held his hands low. In my world, if the guy shows up and makes weight, and for some reason (the other guy) cancels, I win.
GETTY IMAGESIsrael Adesanya lands a right hand strike on Anderson Silva during his unanimous decision victory
But he drew boos from the crowd with what seemed to be a swipe at Whittaker.
"Hopefully Rob heals up great".
The 28-year-old Australian UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker around the same time last year forced to pull out of the UFC 221 PPV event against Luke Rockhold when a flesh-destroying bacteria spread to his stomach which leaves "Reaper" in a life-threatening situation.
It is understood Whittaker started complaining to his coaching staff late on Saturday evening of pain in his abdomen.
In his post-fight interview, Adesanya said fighting Silva was like fighting his idol. "This is my heart". I continue to fight because this is my home. "But Israel went in with a sold-out house tonight and a lot of pressure on him..."
All told, the nation gained about 67,000 jobs in January, mostly among youth aged 15-24 and in the services-producing industries. The Canadian dollar jumped more than a quarter of a cent in the moments after Statistics Canada announced the jobs numbers.
This year, 15 women are nominated in the big four categories, including Gaga, Chloe x Halle, Carlile, Janelle Monae, and Cardi B. The nominations are dominated by Drake and Kendrick Lamar, with eight and seven nods, respectively.
She came out on top with a total of 135 points, 87 points from the public and 48 points from the jury of industry experts. The lyrics to her song detail her struggle with post-natal depression and the feeling of weightlessness as she recovered.
A police source, however, said numbers were higher, with 21,000 demonstrators taking part in rallies outside Paris. In Rome, tens of thousands of people took to the streets to protest the course of Italy's populist government.
He's yet to play in the big leagues, but he posted solid numbers in triple-A a year ago and should be reliable defensively. Last month, Lindor signed a one-year $10.55 million contract for 2019 to avoid salary arbitration with the Indians.
Well, we need to wait for few more days for the official pricing although it is expected to be priced under Rs. 30,000. This line-up is likely to include a 48MP quad pixel primary sensor, with effective capabilities of a 12MP sensor.
That said, first quarter growth is still setting up to be somewhat weak given what we know is happening in the oil patch. Overall, employment gains were driven entirely by private sector employees while the number of self-employed decreased.
Epic have also announced a Share the Love Competitive Series, with placement matches set to take place on February 9th and 10th. Competition will be split across four separate divisions which will run simultaneously each day in the following format.
It's time once again to reflect upon the characters that we've loved - OK, in some cases, at best kinda put up with - and lost. Deadline said Gurira, who has played Michonne since Season 3, has signed on to appear in a handful of episodes in Season 10.
Stretches of interstates 29, 35, 80, 90 and 94 are expected to be hard and unsafe to travel on during the height of the storm. A low pressure system brewing in the US may intensify into a winter storm as it tracks over Southern Ontario Tuesday.
Dave Chappelle and "Weird Al" Yankovic picked up early awards ahead of the live show, which was scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. As far as performers go, fans of Ariana Grande might be disappointed to learn that she dropped out of the ceremony.
Sunday snow totals: Greater metro area sees 3 to 6.5 inches
Schools and colleges had canceled classes ahead of the storm expected to bring 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 centimeters) of snow. "This is a ideal morning to bundle up and play in the snow , but stay off the roads if possible", he tweeted Saturday.
Is this the Next Samsung S10?
There's a new dedicated vision processor that can process depth mapping at 60 fps, as well as capture 4K HDR video at 60fps. More information on the Snapdragon 855 should be released over the next few days during the Snapdragon Technology Summit .
Toyota Tacoma squares up to battle Ford Ranger
The 2020 Toyota Tacoma will continue to offer the 159-horsepower, 2.7-litre four-cylinder engine and the 278-hp, 3.5-litre V6. Additional 60-month warranties cover the powertrain for 60,000 miles and corrosion with no mileage limitation.