He has been a contender in the lightweight division, challenging world champions such as Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto (going the distance and getting KOed respectively), as well as Paul Spadafora. Defeated by Anand Kumar Ray (India) 23-14. Defeated Steven Chungu (Zambia) 11-9. Lost to Hocine Soltani (Algeria) 13-4.
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Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic. Roberto J. Rivas, head of the Supreme Electoral Council of Nicaragua, accused of electoral fraud in at least six elections. Rivas is considered one of the wealthiest people in the second-poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Francisco "Chico" Lopez, treasurer of the Nicaraguan Sandinistas Party and head of Albanisa, a holding of companies made out of Venezuelan aid. Fidel Moreno, de facto mayor of Managua, Nicaragua. Francisco Diaz, head of the Nicaraguan police. Yahya Jammeh, Former head of The Gambia. Aung Kyaw Zaw, Burmese Commander, involved in Rohingya conflict. Khin Maung Soe, Burmese General, involved In Maung Nu massacre.
Colonel and President of the Republic of Ingushetia Yunus-bek Bamatgireyevich YevkurovColonel Yunus-bek Bamatgireyevich Yevkurov
After the attack, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov claimed the Kremlin had ordered him to fight insurgents in Ingushetia, and during his subsequent visit to Ingushetia on 24 June pledged to revenge ruthlessly. On 4 July, a convoy of Chechen troops sent by Kadyrov into Ingushetia in response to the suicide bombing was ambushed by militants. The attack caused nine Chechen deaths, with 10 others severely wounded. On 9 July, Ingushetia's Interior Ministry announced the arrest of several suspects, including the Chechen rebel commander Rustaman Makhauri, allegedly involved in the attack on Yevkurov. Yevkurov regained consciousness from a coma two weeks after the attack.
shot dead in Moscow
At that time, Chechen Prime Minister Ramzan Kadyrov decided to dissolve Gorets unit as well and reassign its members to various law enforcement structures under his control. Baisarov was counting on support from his former FSB managers to let him maintain the unit, perhaps by making its members a special unit of Chechen MVD's extra-agency guard department, which he would lead. When Baisarov refused to be subordinate to Ramzan Kadyrov, his forces were blockaded at their base in Pobedinskoye and the Chechen prosecutor brought back the 2004 criminal case against Baisarov.
Vargas also fought against world champions such as Floyd Mayweather Jr., Juan Molina and Carlos Hernández. Vargas retired in 2005. List of WBC world champions. List of Mexican boxing world champions. Notable boxing families.
Mayweather vs. McGregorAug 26, 201726 Aug 2017
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, also known as "The Money Fight" and "The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History", was a professional boxing match between undefeated eleven-time five-division boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. and two-division mixed martial arts (MMA) world champion and, at the time, UFC Lightweight Champion Conor McGregor. The fight took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, on August 26, 2017 at the light-middleweight weight class (154 lbs; 69.9 kg). It was scheduled for twelve rounds and recorded the second highest pay-per-view buy rate in history.
Carlos HernándezCarlos HernandezCarlos 'Famoso' Hernández
In previous world title tries, he had lost a decision in 12 to Genaro Hernandez and to Floyd Mayweather Jr.. Hernandez lost to Jesús Chávez on May 28, 2005, in a fight that, had he won, would have led him to another world title fight. On October 8, 2005, he suffered a controversial loss against Bobby Pacquiao, the brother of Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines in a 10-round split decision. Pacquiao managed to drop Hernandez in the 2nd round, but Hernandez fought back consistently starting round 3 to close the fight, or even take the points by 10th.
Mayweather, Jr., International Boxing Association (IBA) super featherweight title against Diego Corrales, World Boxing Union (WBU) super featherweight title against Michael Gomez, International Boxing Association (IBA) lightweight title against Rustam Nugaev, Global Boxing Union (GBU) light welterweight title against Gábor Vető, his professional fighting weight varied from 125 lb, i.e. featherweight to 143 lb, i.e. welterweight.
Amir Khan Amir KhanAmir Iqbal Khan
In August 2011, Khan began chasing a big money fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. possibly for 2012. Mayweather Promotions boxer Jessie Vargas (16-0, 9 KOs) began calling out Khan for a potential fight. Speaking to Fighthype.com, Mayweather said, "Jessie Vargas wants to know why Amir Khan is ducking and dodging. He's asking for him. Everybody is ducking and dodging him. He's my fighter and he wants [Khan]." Speaking on a radio show, Vargas said, "He keeps saying he wants to fight Floyd. If he really wants to fight Floyd then he has to fight me first." In respect to Vargas, Khan hit back stating, "Never heard of Jessie Vargas until Floyd Mayweather mentioned that I have to fight him.
In October 2010, the Chechen government of Ramzan Kadyrov accused Gakayev of organising the August attack on Kadyrov's fortified home village of Tsentoroy while supposedly acting under orders from the exiled Chechen nationalist leader Akhmed Zakayev. A few days later, a Chechen Interior Ministry official again accused him of organising the Chechen Parliament attack as "a way to loudly proclaim that he is the new leader, and send a message to his foreign sponsors," an opinion which was shared by some independent observers such as Pavel Baev or Yulia Latynina.
Sep 12, 2015Mayweather vs. Bertodraw against Orlando Salido in September 2015
Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Andre Berto, billed as "High Stakes", was a professional boxing fight, contested for the welterweight championship. The bout was held on September 12, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Showtime PPV Mayweather Jr. confirmed his retirement after the bout. Mayweather dominated the fight, landing an impressive 56% [232/410] punches thrown, and 67% of power punches [132/196] compared to Berto's underwhelming number of 16% [83/495] punches landed and 22% [39/177] of power punches thrown. Mayweather won the fight, 120-108, 118-110 and 117-111. The telecast of the fight was televised via Showtime PPV, with its price set at US$64.99.
The next match was the No Disqualification match between Big Show and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Early in the match, Mayweather repeatedly escaped Big Show's grasp and delivered body shots to him. Mayweather and his accomplices tried to "walk out" of the match, but Big Show walked up the ramp and brought Mayweather back in the ring. As Big Show was about to chokeslam Mayweather, one of Mayweather's accomplices struck a steel chair on Big Show's back, and the latter chokeslammed him in retaliation. Capitalizing from this distraction, Mayweather grabbed that chair and hit Big Show multiple times on the head with it.
May 1, 2010Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Shane MosleyFloyd Mayweather, Jr. defeats Shane Mosley
For Mayweather, the fight was seen as just business, and Mosley as just another fighter. During one installment of Mayweather-Mosley 24/7, Mayweather proclaimed himself the greatest boxer of all time, better than Sugar Ray Robinson and Muhammad Ali, and made light of Mosley's skill. On the night of the fight one commentator called it "the most highly anticipated welterweight matchup since Sugar Ray Leonard stopped Thomas Hearns in the 14th round in 1981." Both Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Shane Mosley agreed to Olympic style drug testing for this fight, which included random sampling of blood and urine. This is the first fight in the United States to go under these conditions.
Gattialleged weight mismatchArturo "Thunder" Gatti
In his next fight, Gatti fought former super featherweight and lightweight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. on June 25, 2005. He took a horrific beating and Gatti's corner man threw in the towel after he was beaten around the ring, thus ending his title reign via sixth-round technical knockout. After the loss to Mayweather, Gatti moved up to the welterweight division. He beat Thomas Damgaard on January 28, 2006, by an eleventh-round technical knockout to win the vacant IBA welterweight title and become a champion in 3 different weight divisions. On July 22, 2006, Gatti lost by a TKO to Carlos Baldomir, vying for the WBC & The Ring welterweight championship.
Gerena also fought against notable world champions Genaro Hernandez and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Gerena won minor titles such as the WBA Latin, WBA Fedelatin, and WBC Continental Americas super featherweight titles throughout his career. His record was 38-6 (30 KOs). Before his professional career he represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. * Puerto Rican-Mexican boxing rivalry 1990 Competed as a Flyweight at 1990 Goodwill Games in Seattle. Lost to Dzhambulat Mutayev (Soviet Union) points. 1991 Bantamweight Silver Medalist at Pan-American Games in Havana. Defeated Catalino Becerra (Panama) TKO 2. Defeated Javier Calderon (Mexico) points.
Her partner for Season 5 of the show was current five-division world champion boxer, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. On October 16, 2007, Karina and Floyd were the fourth couple eliminated from competition and came in 9th place. She returned for Season 6, partnered with singer Mario and finished in 5th place. In Season 7, she was partnered with chef Rocco DiSpirito and they were the fourth pair to be eliminated with a finish of 9th place for the second time. For the eighth season, Smirnoff's partner was Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak. They were eliminated in the fourth round on March 31, 2009, along with Holly Madison and her partner Dmitry Chaplin.
Sugar" Shane MosleySugar Shane MosleyMosley
It was announced that on May 1, 2010, Mosley would fight undefeated Floyd Mayweather, Jr.. Boxing purists had called for the fight for over ten years. Mosley was scheduled to fight WBC champion Andre Berto in a unification fight, but Berto had to pull out after an Earthquake in Haita killed some of his family members. Mosley's WBA title was not on the line because Mayweather refused to pay WBA sanctioning fees. On the fight night, Mosley stunned Mayweather with two right-hand shots in the second round.
He received national attention for his involvement in the melee in round 10 of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Zab Judah fight on April 8, 2006. After Zab hit Mayweather below the belt and with a rabbit punch, Roger Mayweather (Mayweather Jr.'s trainer) stormed the ring and went after Zab. Referee Richard Steele had Roger restrained until Yoel entered the ring and threw a right hand at Roger—an act that caused the ring to fill with Mayweather's camp members, security officers, and Las Vegas police. On May 8, 2006, the Nevada State Athletic Commission fined Yoel $100,000 and revoked his training license for one year.
There he was defeated in the first round by USA's eventual bronze medalist Floyd Mayweather Jr.. * sports-reference
Omar al-ShishaniOmar the Chechen
On 19 July 2018, Turkish authorities announced that they captured five ISIS suspects on 4 July in Istanbul including Seda Dudurkaeva, wife of Batirashvili, whose father is Asu Dudurkaev, a former Chechen minister of Georgian origin, who was sacked by Ramzan Kadyrov from his position due to his failure to prevent his daughter from travelling to join her first husband, Hamzat Borchashvili, in Syria. On 24 July, Batirashvili's older brother, Tamaz Batirashvili, died from his wounds after being injured by a US-led airstrike in town of al-Shadadi four months earlier.
On February 23, 2016 Yashin, despite harassment by police and hecklers, presented a report criticizing Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, labeling him a danger to Russian national security and called for his resignation. The report highlighted Kadyrov's encouragement of violence against opposition activists and federal law enforcement officials, his luxurious lifestyle and corruption, and the building of a personal army. On September 10, 2017 Yashin was elected a municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district of Moscow. The Solidarnost team won 7 out of 10 seats in this district (the United Russia won the other 3). On September 25, 2017 he took the office.
Khaled KhaledKhaledKhaled M. Khaled
In November 2018, together with Floyd Mayweather Jr.; DJ Khaled agreed to a settlement payment with the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), after having been charged with failing to report a promotional $50,000 payment from Centra Tech Inc. for touting its so-called initial coin offering (ICO) on his social media accounts. Khaled was born on November 26, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Palestinian parents who had immigrated to the United States. He has described himself as a devout Muslim. His brother Alec Ledd (Alaa Khaled) is an actor.
OrtizOrtízworld champion boxer and actor of the same name
On June 7, 2011, Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced via Twitter that he and Ortiz had an agreement to fight on September 17, 2011. The fight was for Ortiz's WBC Welterweight belt. The fight took place at MGM Grand Garden Arena. From round one, Mayweather tagged Ortiz repeatedly. Mayweather seemed in control through the first three rounds, judges' scores 30–27, 30–27, and 29–28 for Mayweather, in the fourth round, Ortiz found success, landing a few shots and stinging Mayweather before bulling him into the corner. Out of frustration, Ortiz rammed Mayweather in the face with an intentional headbutt. Referee, Joe Cortez, called timeout and docked Ortiz a point for the foul.