Despite current situation, sports life is still full of events. Here we want to mention the brightest ones. Are you ready for some interesting news from UFC, football and even the mysterious world of chess? Then, keep on reading!
Let’s start with the sport that does not often appear on news feeds, although there are many people who love it. As you have probably already guessed, the talk is about chess. Last Sunday, China won the first online Nations Cup. Their Superfinal with the USA ended 2-2, with China having draw odds for winning the round-robin stage.
UFC 249 finally happened. Justin Gaethje defeated Tony Ferguson in the fifth round to win an interim lightweight belt. Ferguson left the octagon with a broken orbital bone and was hospitalized. The event took place in Florida, USA, with no fans in the stands and with stringent health and safety protocols in place. Gaethje is now next in line to face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the title. Speaking of Khabib, he supported Ferguson by addressing him on Twitter, “Heads up, Tony. When your son grow up, he’ll be proud with you.”
We wish the fighters to quickly recover. Meanwhile, Melbet offers you to place a bet on the victory of the legendary Andrei Arlovski, whose fight will take place at UFC Fight Night on May 14. The odds for Arlovski’s victory are 2.24.
According to the RFS (Russian Football Union) General Secretary Aleksandr Alaev, RFS is holding negotiations with the Ministry of Sports and Rospotrebnadzor (Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing) on resuming the season of the Premier League.
Alexandr Golovin, central midfielder for AS Monaco and the Russian National Team, took the 3rd place in voting for the best playmaker of the French Championship, which was held by the newspaper L’equipe. The Russian got 6% of votes. In the second place – the midfielder of Marseille’s Dimitri Payet (34%). And the winner was declared the striker of Paris Saint-Germain Kilian Mbappe, who gained 56% of votes.
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