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Nate Diaz sued by former agent over profits from Conor McGregor rematch

Nate Diaz sued by former agent over profits from Conor McGregor rematch

Diaz earned $500,000 from UFC 196 , and in the rematch between the two fighters at UFC 202 he received a fight purse of $2 million . The Ballengee Group brought him to the show and he left them at the altar. Nate Diaz could not be reached for comment, and calls to Smith and Awad went unreturned. The lawsuit claims that the agents helped Diaz negotiate his last few fights, including the mega moneymaker rematch against Mcgregor.


Mayweather resumed her career for the sake of the fight with McGregor

Mayweather resumed her career for the sake of the fight with McGregor

UFC president Dana White , Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe and Showtime Sports Executive Vice President and General Manager Stephen Espinoza all took questions from the media on a conference call Wednesday night. The boxing format heavily favours the undefeated Mayweather who many consider to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Earlier, boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya criticized the planned bout between Mayweather and McGregor, saying boxing will not recover from ...


Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Nashville Predators Game 5

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Nashville Predators Game 5

Rinne kept it tied in the early minutes of the second with a stop of Guentzel before a big save on Chris Kunitz on a breakaway. Murray allowed eight goals on 58 shots in dropping Games 3 and 4 to Predators , who evened the series at two victories apiece.



No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft

The MLB.com preview show begins at 12:30 p.m. ET, with exclusive coverage beginning at 1 p.m. ET. Minnesota has received picks in the top six spots in each of the last six drafts. The University of North Carolina also had a pair of first-rounders: right-hander J.B. Bukauskas went 15th to Houston and shortstop Logan Warmoth 22nd to Toronto.



After nearly missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko will take on Timea Bacsinszky in Thursday's other semi, meaning there will be a first-time Grand Slam women's singles champion crowned in Paris . Ostapenko presented herself with the ideal 20th birthday gift by reaching a first French Open final after blasting past 30th seed Bacsinszky, a semi-finalist also in 2015.


Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs

Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs

But the fact they are in the midweek team, playing just four days before the first Test can not be ignored and Tommy Seymour's place on the bench on Tuesday suggests his chances of featuring against the All Blacks are slim. Meanwhile, Gatland has insisted that captain Sam Warburton remains under pressure to force his way into the first Test line-up. As the first test against the best side in the world at this time , and possibly any other time , the enthusiasm and work ethic of the ...