The retired Russian mixed martial arts fighter Fedor Emelianenko says he is considering returning to the ring, with the 38 year-old mentioning he is leaving his position as an advisor to the Russian sports ministry, according to TASS.
Hundreds of wild horses have been forced into hair-cuts this weekend in the Spanish village of Sabucedo, where locals have herded the animals from the mountains to fight them at a controversial festival called “Rapa das Bestas” (Cropping of the Beasts).
The fight on May 2 between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is one that boxing fans and writers have sought more than any other in recent years, even though both fighters have passed their respective peaks.
Hunters should face prison time for participating in illegal blood sports, animal welfare campaigners say. The League Against Cruel Sports report marks the 10th anniversary of the Hunting Act, which banned fox hunting in the UK.
Russian kickboxer Vladimir Mineev has added another world heavyweight crown to his collection beating Germany's Daniel Dorrer for the WKA title. He did it in front of hundreds of fans at the so-called USSR Championships near Moscow.
The FBI was instrumental in arresting two dozen hackers this week that allegedly bought and sold credit card numbers over the Web. If you ask Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White, though, he had something to do with it too.
The Fight Nights showdown is back in the Russian capital for the seventh time on Thursday. Top of the bill will see one of Russia's best heavyweight prospects Vitaly Minakov facing American Eddie Sanchez.