Bellator 136 Results: Winners, Scorecards from Brooks vs. Jansen Fight Card

Dave Jansen had a solid first round, but Bellator lightweight champion "Ill" Will Brooks proved why he's the holder of the gold in the final four rounds. With a clear edge in speed, dexterity and physical strength, Brooks proved to be too much for the challenger.Bellator's official Twitter account acknowledged Brooks' win, and has the official score:Jansen came out aggressive, throwing a variety of strikes. Brooks looked content to feel Jansen out, and also allow the challenger to tire himself with Read more [...]

Con-way Truckload Joins the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NSYE:CNW), today announced its partnership with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), a 501(c) 3 that exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking and travel plaza industries to combat human trafficking. Human trafficking — the second-largest source of illegal income worldwide, exceeded only by drug trafficking — has been reported in all 50 states, and the number of victims in the U.S. Read more [...]

Workers respond to McDonald’s pay increase: we fight on

Workers in 90% of stores owned by franchisees are not covered by new policyMcDonald’s workers press demand for $ 15 an hour and right to form unionMcDonald’s workers who are struggling to make ends meet have vowed to keep fighting for $ 15-an-hour pay and the right to form a union without retaliation, saying that the incremental rise will not help them pay their bills, stay off public assistance and out of poverty.The fast-food giant announced it will raise the pay of 90,000 of its US employees Read more [...]

Ronda Rousey Next Fight: Breaking Down Potential Opponents for Title Bout

The level of domination that Ronda Rousey is showing in the bantamweight division of the UFC at the moment deserves some historical context. With her latest victory at UFC 184 over Cat Zingano—a submission win in just 14 seconds—the UFC has as close as it will ever get to a 100-point game from Wilt Chamberlain or a 56-game hitting streak from Joe DiMaggio.  It has taken Rousey just one minute and 36 seconds in total to win her last three fights. She is a perfect 11-0. She doesn't Read more [...]

UFC 184 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Rousey vs. Zingano Fight Card

UFC 184 came to Los Angeles on Saturday evening, and Ronda Rousey delivered again. The women's bantamweight champion finished via armbar, and this time it only took 14 seconds. That's right, 14 seconds. UFC newcomer Holly Holm put in a workmanlike performance against the ever-tough Raquel Pennington to get her first win. Jake Ellenberger submitted Josh Koscheck to put himself back in the win column. All-in-all it was a solid night of fights for the UFC's final February fight card. We know who won Read more [...]

Republicans strike back: FCC member invokes Star Wars in net neutrality fight

Republican Ajit Pai quotes Emperor Palpatine, of Star Wars’s evil galactic empire, in attack on new broadband rules regulating the internetRepublicans invoked Star Wars’s evil galactic emperor in their attacks on new broadband regulations on Friday, warning that the public and Silicon Valley were in for an unpleasant surprise.Quoting Emperor Palpatine, Republican Ajit Pai, a member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), said: “Young fool … Only now, at the end, do you understand.” Read more [...]

Obama answers immigration ruling with vow to fight courts and Congress

The Obama administration promised Tuesday to fight against opposition from both the courts and Congress to keep in place its expansive new programs to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, a key piece of the president’s effort to shape his legacy in his final years in office.
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