Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir is about calling off his illustrious career with the UFC. The UFC veteran was suspended after he tested positive for oral turinadol, a banned substance under USADA anti-doping law.
Mir who started his UFC career in 2001 is one of the longest tenured fighters on the UFC roster.
According to USADA, the veteran fighter remains suspended until April 2018. However, on Monday’s edition of the MMA, the fighter stated that he is seeking release from his contract with the UFC. According to the fighter: “As of now I’m under suspension, as troubling as that is, they have it to where I can’t do any broadcasting, Not that I was ever going to get it in there, just because I’ve been asking for several years since the WEC since put this in the rotation, right now I’d like to be released by the UFC so I can continue my career in other avenues.” Read more »
The 25 years old professional darts player from Netherlands, Michael van Gerwen currently holds the topmost position in the league table of Betway Premier League after he defeated the 54 years old English Pro Dart player, Philip Douglas Taylor on Thursday, 12th March. Van Gerwen won 7-3 against Phil Taylor in that match. The event took place in Capital FM Arena which is in Nottingham and the total number of spectators present there was more than six thousand. The 37 years old English pro Boxer and four times World Champion Carl Froch was present there.
Van Gerwen said that he couldn’t imagine any better result than this. Van Gerwen and Phil Taylor are regarded as two of the best dart players in the world. On the eighth leg, Van Gerwen managed to score 180 which was the first one of the match. it was clear that both the players were indeed nervous in the first seven legs of the match. He said that it was not at all easy for both of them at the start of the match. He also said that the determination to win was very high in both of them due to the fact that the winner of that match would secure for himself the topmost position in the league table of the Betway Premier League. Read more »