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DALLAS — The person least impressed by Dallas Mavericks rookie star Luka Doncic‘s performance in Saturday night’s 107-104 comeback win over the Houston Rockets was probably the Slovenian teen himself. “I wasn’t playing great,” he said after scoring 21 points and taking over the game down the stretch. “My game wasn’t good at all. I
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TORONTO — When the UFC created a 125-pound female weight class one year ago, many believed Valentina Shevchenko would be the one to rule it. Those projections are looking rather accurate. Shevchenko (16-3) claimed the UFC’s flyweight title on Saturday in a dominant decision against former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The 125-pound title fight co-headlined
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TORONTO — Any lingering concerns about the well-being of UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway melted away on Saturday over the course of a brilliant, four-round title defense against Brian Ortega at UFC 231. Holloway (20-3) defended his 145-pound throne for the second time, defeating Ortega via TKO at the end of the fourth round. A
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NEW YORK — Pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko had accomplished so much in his first dozen pro fights by winning world titles in three weight classes and setting a variety of all-time boxing records along the way, but there was one thing that had eluded him: unifying belts. The brilliant Lomachenko can now check that box
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