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    Chicago Teachers Union will take first steps next week toward possible strike, sources say Restaurant sales climbed as stay-at-home orders lifted across the US. Now foot traffic has slumped again. USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Aug. 4: Did Derek Brunson make a leap? Derek Brunson was a sizable underdog in his UFC on ESPN+ 31 main event this past Saturday. © File photo LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 01: Derek Brunson celebrates after his TKO victory over Edmen Shahbazyan in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 01, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Brunson was at +300 against Edman Shahbazyan, who was a 4-1...
    7 Marines, Navy sailor presumed dead as rescue effort halted in tragedy off California Coast Alibaba expanded during the SARS health crisis — and its co-founder has advice to share ONE Championship 110 video highlights: Wonder Boy puts opponent to sleep ONE Championship returned to action this past weekend for the first time since February, and while the card was heavy on muay Thai action, “Wonder Boy” did take advantage of his time in the ring. © Provided by MMAJunkie Not that one – the Brazilian one. In the first MMA bout of Friday’s ONE Championship 110 event in Thailand, Brazilian Fabricio Andrade (4-2) scored a technical submission win over the much more experienced Mark Abelardo (19-8). With the...
    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 01: In this handout image provided by UFC, Derek Brunson celebrates after his TKO victory over Edmen Shahbazyan in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 01, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Here are the opponents we think should be next for the winners at UFC Vegas 5. It’s safe to say the UFC Vegas 5 fight card was cursed from the very beginning. Not only did the main event fall out, but multiple fights on the card were canceled as well. Fights were called off not only before the event, but even during the event when middleweight Trevin Giles...
    NASA astronauts splash down near Florida in a SpaceX Crew Dragon Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Sean Shelbys Shoes: Whats next for Derek Brunson after UFC on ESPN+ 31 win? (ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Edmen Shahbazyan after UFC on ESPN+ 31 loss?) © Provided by MMAJunkie Derek Brunson shined bright on Saturday when he handed Edmen Shahbazyan his first loss in a statement performance in the UFC on ESPN+ 31 main event. Brunson (21-7 MMA, 12-5 UFC) extended his winning streak in the UFC middleweight division to three consecutive fights with a third-round TKO of Shahbazyan (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC), who had all the hype going...
    NASA astronauts return to Earth as SpaceX capsule splashes down in Gulf of Mexico Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat 5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN+ 31: Derek Brunsons run, Joanne Calderwoods misstep What mattered most at UFC on ESPN+ 31 in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … © File photo LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 01: Derek Brunson celebrates after his TKO victory over Edmen Shahbazyan in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 01, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) * * * * * 1. Derek Brunson fights back The...
    Jamie Spears on #FreeBritney Tesla on Track for Swift Berlin Plant Completion, Minister Says Derek Brunson after UFC on ESPN+ 31 win: Im not given enough respect, OK with earning it LAS VEGAS – Derek Brunson felt counted out entering UFC on ESPN+ 31, but he wasn’t offended by it. © Provided by MMAJunkie Ahead of Saturday’s main event, Brunson’s opponent, Edmen Shahbazyan, had garnered a lot of attention from fans and media. When it came time to fight, however, Brunson (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) proved the oddsmakers wrong and defeated Shahbazyan (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) by third-round TKO. At a post-fight news conference, Brunson admitted he saw what many members of the general public were saying about him...
    Austin police warn of ‘armed’ rioters planning to access buildings: reports Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat After seesaw career, Derek Brunson steals spotlight from highly touted Edmen Shahbbazyan LAS VEGAS — It had to be tough for Derek Brunson to sit back for the last two weeks and listen to all of the praise heaped upon Edmen Shahbazyan, who was touted in many corners as the UFC’s next big thing. Brunson came into the main event of the UFC card at Apex on Saturday as an accomplished veteran ranked No. 8 in the middleweight division and with a list of big victories, highlighted by one over former light heavyweight champion...
    Ride-share driver fatally shot a man at the Austin BLM rally to protect his own life, lawyer says Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat UFC on ESPN+ 31 results: Derek Brunson shines, hands Edmen Shahbazyan first loss Edmen Shahbazyan is a young prospect with a bright future. But on Saturday night, he learned a lesson at the hands of one of the middleweight division’s toughest veterans. © Provided by MMAJunkie Derek Brunson went toe to toe with Shahbazyan (11-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) in the opening round of their UFC on ESPN+ 31 main event, pulled away in the second, and finished things early in the third round at the UFC Apex...
    Derek Brunson (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) After a close first round, Derek Brunson brutalizes Edmen Shahbazyan. Derek Brunson defeated Edmen Shahbazyan via TKO, Round 3 – 0:26 at UFC Vegas 5 on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. “This fight was hard,” Brunson said in his post-fight interview. All the people on social media, +300 underdog, all the people betting against me…but I’m 3-0 since [starting training under Henri Hooft].” Here’s how the fight played outDerek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan round 1Brunson circling on the outside and throws a jab. Brunson misses a low kick but lands a body one. Right body shot by Shahbazyan. Jab by Shahbazyan. Right hand upstairs by Shahbazyan....
    UFC Vegas 5 Recap: Derek Brunson derails the Shahbazyan hype train By: Daniel Cunningham August 1, 2020 PrevPreviousUFC: Is Khamzat Chimaev Overhyped? ShareTweet0 SharesThe UFC made their Las Vegas return tonight. Headlining the first card back in the United States was a middleweight contest between Edmen Shahbazyan (11-0) and Derek Brunson (20-7). UFC Vegas 5 was highly anticipated and it didn’t disappoint. Derek Brunson breaks Edmen Shahbazyan In the main event of the evening, Derek Brunson was looking to spoil the party for the 22 year old UFC phenom, Edmen Shahbazyan. Shahbazyan was headlining his first card while Brunson was headlining his fourth. As the first round started both men were...
    The UFC returns to the APEX in Las Vegas, where the fighting talent goes from highly international to almost entirely American. The original main event was to feature Holly Holm versus Irene Aldana in a women’s bantamweight fight, but Aldana pulled out after contracting COVID-19. The organization says the fight will be rebooked. For the second week in a row, a middleweight battle becomes the main event. This one will feature Derek Brunson (+280 at William Hill) versus heavily favored Edmen Shahbazyan (-360) and will remain a scheduled three-round bout. The eighth-ranked Brunson is 36 and will hold a vast experience advantage over his ninth-ranked opponent. Brunson has been fighting professionally since 2010, compiling a 20-7 record. Since 2014...
    The UFC returns to the APEX in Las Vegas, where the fighting talent goes from highly international to almost entirely American. The original main event was to feature Holly Holm versus Irene Aldana in a women’s bantamweight fight, but Aldana pulled out after contracting COVID-19. The organization says the fight will be rebooked. For the second week in a row, a middleweight battle becomes the main event. This one will feature Derek Brunson (+280 at William Hill) versus heavily favored Edmen Shahbazyan (-360) and will remain a scheduled three-round bout. The eighth-ranked Brunson is 36 and will hold a vast experience advantage over his ninth-ranked opponent. Brunson has been fighting professionally since 2010, compiling a 20-7 record. Since 2014 he...
    Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) UFC Vegas 5: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan live results and highlights. The UFC returns to its homebase of Las Vegas, NV on Saturday when it hosts their fifth fight night card from the UFC Apex facility. Headlining the card is a matchup between seasoned veteran, Derek Brunson, taking on a rising prospect, Edmen Shahbazyan. Follow along with FanSided MMA for all your results, scorecards, recaps, highlights and post-fight quotes right here.Here are the full UFC Vegas 5: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan resultsMain card (ESPN +, 9 p.m ET)Derek Brunson vs. Edmen ShahbazyanOFFICIAL RESULTS: Read the play-by-play HighlightsRELATED PRODUCTLuke Rockhold Ultimate Fighting Championship Fanatics Authentic Framed Autographed...
    7 dead, including Alaska state legislator, after planes crash midair CDC says another salmonella outbreak in 34 states linked to red onions UFC Fight Night featuring Brunson vs. Shahbazyan Live Stream, UFC Fight Night Card, How to Watch UFC The UFC is back on home soil after a month in Abu Dhabi and four live fights from Fight Island. Dana White was able to give his international fighters a shot to fight with the pandemic still going on throughout the world. © Provided by For The Win Fights have been happening with shorter notice than usual and that’s what tonight looks like with the main event featuring Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan with UFC Fight Night at The Apex...
    UFC Vegas 5 will mark the return of UFC in Las Vegas at the Apex Center on Saturday. No wonder Dana White has stocked the main card with some intense matchups. However, if you don’t know, the preliminary card is similarly intense. Before the main card, UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Shahbazyan will witness six bouts in the prelims. Three of them will be bantamweights contests, one catchweight, one featherweight, and one will be a light heavyweight matchup. The upcoming Fight Night is set to happen on August 1 and here are our predictions for the preliminary fights. Read More: WOW! EA Sports Launch Trailer for Career Mode in UFC 4 Predictions for UFC Vegas 5 Frankie Saenz vs Jonathan...
    Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Betting odds for UFC Vegas 5: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan. The UFC returns to the Apex facility this Saturday for UFC Vegas 5: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan. Originally set to be the main event, Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana was cancelled due to Aldana testing positive for coronavirus. Brunson vs. Shahbazyan is now the main event, with Calderwood vs. Maia serving as the new co-main event. Although being ranked higher and having more experience than his opponent, Brunson finds himself a significant betting underdog, with the oddsmakers putting him at +260. On the flip side, Shahbazyan is the steep favorite at -340. This could be a...
    Derek Brunson (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Derek Brunson ready to test Edmen Shahbazyan like never before Derek Brunson will be looking to put his name back into the mix of true middleweight title contenders at UFC Vegas 5, when he takes on undefeated rising star Edmen Shahbazyan in the three-round main event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Since arriving in the UFC from Strikeforce in 2012, Brunson has scored wins over a number of noted names in the UFC’s middleweight division, including former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, Uriah Hall, Chris Leben, Sam Alvey, Ed Herman and Lorenz Larkin. But despite his successes in the Octagon, and being a presence in the...
    Derek Brunson (Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images) UFC Vegas 5: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan live official weigh-in results. The UFC returned to Las Vegas, NV for the first time since hosting a massively popular Fight Island series from Abu Dhabi. Now, with a new fight nigh upon us, yet again, we’re gearing up to see who will and won’t make weight. There have been some crazy last-minute changes to the line-up as newcomer Vincent Cachero will fill in for Timur Valiev and Ray Borg was forced out of his bout with Johnny Munoz and Nathan Maness will fill in. Also off the card is Eric Spicely who says he had a mishap with weight cutting due to a new (approved) medication. It’s being reported...
    UFC Vegas 5 Preview: Can Derek Brunson stop the Edmen Shahbazyan hype train? By: Daniel Cunningham July 31, 2020 PrevPreviousUFC: Jessica Eye welcomes Jessica Andrade to the flyweight division on Oct. 17 ShareTweet0 SharesThe UFC returns to it’s home base tomorrow night. The promotion is back at the APEX with a solid card that is headlined by middleweights Edmen Shahbazyan (11-0) and Derek Brunson (20-7). Let’s take a look at the main card for UFC Vegas 5. Can Brunson stop the UFC’s Golden Boy Shahbazyan? The main event of the evening is a three round middleweight contest featuring Shahbazyan and Brunson. The fight is three rounds due to the fight originally being planned...
    New tech in school could save lives in active shooter incidents, police say McDonalds partners with Mayo Clinic for aid in coronavirus safety UFC on ESPN+ 31 free fight: Derek Brunson knocks out Lyoto Machida Derek Brunson has proven he has the ability to end fights quickly. © Provided by MMAJunkie In October 2017, Brunson (20-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) faced Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, looking to score another first-round finish. In the opening minute, Brunson was cautious as he tried to figure out the elusive, signature striking rhythm of Machida. Brunson then started to put his foot on the gas pedal, pressuring Machida and charging at him with...
    Edmen Shahbazyan (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) Five reasons to watch UFC Vegas 5: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan. The UFC returns stateside to Las Vegas, NV on Aug. 1 when it resumes it’s UFC Vegas fight nights from the UFC Apex. Headling the first card back, and the fifth in the series in a potential banger between Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan. Shahbazyan has become a rising star in the promotion, at only 22-years-old, and with nine  KO/TKO’s to his name, he’s been taking the MMA world by storm. Brunson however has fought everyone there is to fight in the middleweight division and for good reason. This won’t be an easy out for Shahbazyan, but a win over Brunson...
    Derek Brunson (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) UFC Vegas 5: Five keys to victory for Derek Brunson. With Irene Aldana and Holly Holm off the card for UFC Vegas 5, Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan have been elevated to serve as the main event for this weekend’s return to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. These are the five things Derek Brunson needs to do to win at UFC Vegas 5Be cool, calm, and calculatedBrunson has calmed down and has become more calculated and less chaotic over the course of his last two decision victories. Before these two most recent wins, Brunson had a tendency to come into exchanges with guns blazing and was paying...
    Edmen Shahbazyan (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Preview and predictions for UFC Vegas 5: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan A UFC veteran and a young up-and-comer both have the chance to increase their standing in the UFC’s middleweight division, as Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan collide in the main event of UFC Vegas 5 on Aug. 1, as the promotion returns to the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Brunson has shown he is capable of being a contender in the division, but he has a history of losing the fights that could take him to the next level — it may not be wrong to say he currently has middleweight gatekeeper status. His losses have come...
    Edmen Shahbazyan (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images) UFC Vegas 5: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan fight card. After spending the last five weeks on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, the UFC returns to Sin City where they will host events for the foreseeable future. The original main event for this Saturday was set to be Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana, but Aldana was forced off the card last week after testing positive for coronavirus. As a result, the co-main event featuring No. 8 Derek Brunson vs. No. 9 Edmen Shahbazyan has been promoted to the main event. After getting knocked out twice in a row in 2018, Brunson made improvements to his game that saw him go 2-0 the following year....