Beloved UFC Fight Tells World After Record-Breaking KO: ‘I’ve Got to Take a S***’

Beloved UFC heavyweight Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis made history on Saturday night when he finished Aleksei Oleinik during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night at the promotion’s Apex Center. With his second-round TKO victory, The Black Beast broke the record for most KO/TKO finishes in the UFC heavyweight division with 11. According to ESPN, Lewis is also tied for second with four other fighters for most KO/TKOs in the promotion’s history.

Besides his ferocious power, The Black Beast is also known for his NSFW personality and tendency to say outrageous things inside and outside the Octagon. Saturday night was no different when he told the world during his post-fight interview with Paul Felder that he had to use the toilet.

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Another @TheBeast_UFC style finish means a @TheBeast_UFC style interview 🤘#UFCVegas6

— UFC (@ufc) August 9, 2020

After Lewis’ viral comment, Felder congratulated The Black Beast on his record-breaking win and the heavyweight fighter revealed the next major step he wants to take before reentering the Octagon for another bout.

Lewis said (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “[The record] feels good, especially knowing that I’m not where I need to be at. I’m really not going to take no more fights until I walk around at 250 or 245 [pound] range. So I got to get down at least 15, 20 pounds. I’m not going to take no more fights at 260.”

The Black Beast confirmed that he wanted to return sometime in December, but as of right now, he is solely focused on trying to get his weight down.

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It’s ‘Crazy’ to Lewis That He Has the Record for Most Knockouts

During the post-fight press conference, The Black Beast said that it was “crazy” he had the most knockouts in heavyweight history and that he wanted to remain humble.

Lewis said (transcribed by ESPN): “It’s crazy. I still can’t believe that I’ve got the most knockouts,” Lewis said in his postfight news conference. “It’s a crazy feeling because of all the great heavyweights before me. … Watching Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez, all those guys for all those years. Seeing they didn’t accomplish what I did, I’ve just gotta stay humble about it.”

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Sports on the air: Here’s what games are on TV and radio for the week of Aug. 9-15

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Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020


KBO: Lotte vs. Doosan, ESPN, 2 a.m.
Braves at Phillies, TBS, 11 a.m.
Rockies at Mariners, AT&T SportsNet, 2 p.m.
Teams TBA, MLBN, 2 p.m.
Indians at White Sox, ESPN, 5 p.m.


Spurs vs. Pelicans, ABC, 1 p.m.
WNBA: Aces at Liberty, ESPN, 1 p.m.
76ers vs. Trail Blazers, NBA TV, 4:30 p.m.
WNBA: Lynx at Sparks, ESPN2, 5 p.m.
Nets vs. Clippers, NBA TV, 7 p.m.


Australian: North Melbourne vs. Melbourne, FS1, 2 a.m.


English Championship, GOLF, 8 a.m.
PGA Championship, ESPN, 10 a.m. (CBS, 1 p.m.)
U.S. Women’s Amateur, GOLF, 11 a.m.
Marathon Classic, GOLF, 2 p.m.
Portland Open, GOLF, 4 p.m.


Saratoga Live, FS1, 2 p.m.


PLL championship, NBC, 10:30 a.m.


70th Anniversary Grand Prix, ESPN, 7 a.m.
Indy Nationals, Fox, 11 a.m.
MotoAmerica Superbike, FS1, 1 p.m.
Consumers Energy 400, NBCSN, 2:30 p.m.


Bruins vs. Capitals, NBCSN, 10 a.m.
Stars vs. Blues, NBC, 1 p.m.
Blue Jackets vs. Maple Leafs, NBCSN, 6 p.m.


Indians at White Sox, AM-700, 5 p.m.


Spurs vs. Pelicans, AM-700, 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2020


Jazz vs. Mavericks, AT&T SportsNet/NBA TV, 1 p.m.
Raptors vs. Bucks, ESPN, 4:30 p.m.
WNBA: Mercury at Wings, ESPN2, 5 p.m.
Nuggets vs. Lakers, TNT, 7 p.m.
WNBA: Sky at Storm, ESPN2, 7 p.m.


Australian: St. Kilda vs. Geelong, FS1, 2 a.m.


Braves at Phillies, FS1, 4 p.m.
Teams TBA, MLBN, 5 p.m.
Diamondbacks at Rockies, AT&T SportsNet, 6:30 p.m.
Giants at Astros, ESPN, 7 p.m.


Jazz vs. Mavericks, AM-1280/FM-97.5, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020


KBO: Teams TBA, ESPN, 3:30 a.m.
Teams TBA, MLBN, 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Cubs at Indians, FS1, 5 p.m.
Diamondbacks at Rockies, AT&T SportsNet, 6:30 p.m.


Rockets vs. Spurs, NBA TV, noon
Celtics vs. Grizzlies, TNT, 4:30 p.m.
WNBA: Aces at Fever, ESPN2, 5 p.m.
Pelicans vs. Kings, TNT, 7 p.m.
WNBA: Liberty at Sparks, ESPN2, 7 p.m.


Australian: Collingwood vs. Adelaide, FS1, 3 a.m.


MLS is Back final, ESPN, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020


KBO: Teams TBA, ESPN, 3:30 a.m.
Pirates at Cardinals, ESPN, noon
Diamondbacks at Rockies, AT&T SportsNet, 1 p.m.
Athletics at Angels, MLBN, 2 p.m.
Twins at Brewers, FS1, 5 p.m.
Teams TBA, MLBN, 7:30 p.m.


Pacers vs. Rockets, NBA TV, 2 p.m.
Raptors vs. 76ers, ESPN, 4:30 p.m.
WNBA: Wings at Sun, CBSSN, 5 p.m.
Clippers vs. Nuggets, ALT/ESPN, 7 p.m.


Australian: Essendon vs. Gold Coast, FS1, 3 a.m.


Wyndham Championship, GOLF, noon
U.S. Amateur, GOLF, 5 p.m.


Tijuana vs. Atletico San Luis, FS1, 8 p.m.RADIO


Clippers vs. Nuggets, AM-700, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020


KBO: Teams TBA, ESPN, 3:30 a.m.
Nationals at Mets, MLBN, 11 a.m.
Orioles at Phillies, …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


It is time for a changing of the guard on the Edmonton Oilers blueline: 9 Things

The Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers shake hands following the Blackhawks 3-2 victory in Game 4 to win the Western Conference Qualification Round at Rogers Place on August 07, 2020.


That doesn’t seem to be sufficient, does it?

The NHL’s plan to allow 24 teams into the post-season was flawed. Clubs like the Habs and Hawks did not earn that right, they were given it. But full marks to them both. Those teams took their opportunities and ran with them. And while I stand by my criticism of the 24-team model in the very next breath? It is incumbent upon Pittsburgh and Edmonton to not let that happen.

The Oilers 3-1 loss to Chicago surely leaves a bitter aftertaste. In the paragraphs to come I will attempt to dissect some of what went wrong and some of the things

Ken Holland

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Source:: Edmonton Journal – Sports


Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 9 Aug 2020

‘Moral duty’ to get children back to school says PM

Boris Johnson says there is a “moral duty” to get all children back into schools in England next month. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, the prime minister said it was the “national priority”. A source told the BBC the PM believes the harm being done to children’s prospects and mental health by not attending school is more damaging than the risk posed to them by the Covid-19 pandemic.

International leaders to meet to discuss aid for Beirut

World leaders will hold talks today to raise aid for Beirut, five days after the massive explosion that devastated the Lebanese capital. The authorities estimate the blast at the warehouse, which stored 2,000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, caused up to $15 billion (£11.5bn) in damage. Tens of thousands of demonstrators demanded the resignation of Lebanon’s government yesterday.

US reaches record five million coronavirus infections

The United States has passed a world record five million mark on Covid-19 infections – meaning one out of every 66 residents infected. The country has recorded more than 160,000 deaths, nearly a quarter of the world’s total. President Donald Trump has signed executive orders intended to provide economic relief to Americans harmed by the pandemic after the White House failed to reach a deal with Congress.

Teenager hacked to death with machete near Oxford Street

A teenage boy was hacked to death with a machete after being chased along Oxford Street yesterday. The boy was attacked just after 5.30pm in a road off …read more

Source:: The Week – All news


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