UFC fighter calls out opponent during fight: ‘Are you a woman beater?’

Tim Elliott battled against Jordan Espinosa during UFC 259 on Saturday night. As Elliott was fighting his opponent, he decided to get personal by accusing him of beating his girlfriend. “I heard you choked your girl in 2018. Are you a woman beater? She messaged me,” Elliott said. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Espinosa responded with, “Did she? You don’t know the whole story.” Elliott fired back, “I know enough.” Espinosa answered back one last time saying, “You don’t know s–t.” Elliott came away with the victory over Espinosa by unanimous decision. Espinosa’s Bryan Hamper said Elliott’s tactics during the fight were “reckless slander.” After the fight, Elliott addressed reporters about the incident that took place. CLICK

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Calls grow for Cuomo to quit from top New York lawmakers

The two top Democrats in New York’s legislature withdrew their support for Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment and undercounting COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins became the first senior Democrat in the state to say the three-term governor should resign. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie stopped short of demanding that Cuomo quit, but said in a statement that “it is time for the Governor to seriously consider whether he can effectively meet the needs of the people of New York.” FILE: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at a COVID-19 vaccination site in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP) On Saturday, another woman who worked for

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CNN’s left-wing media pundit ignored network’s Chris Cuomo problem, didn’t cover Gov. Cuomo allegations

CNN’s left-wing pundit Brian Stelter, who once hailed the “leadership” of Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, did not devote a single minute of his Sunday morning program, “Reliable Sources” to the growing scandal surrounding the embattled governor. Instead, Stelter devoted time to providing free publicity to “Room Rater,” a Twitter account created early in the COVID pandemic that uses a 1-10 scale to rate rooms seen in interviews on TV. A segment of Brian Stelter’s “Reliable Sources,” with the show name noticeably misspelled. (CNN) “I will admit, I did grovel for a 10 out of 10 rating by going to the grocery store and buying a pineapple for my shelf, because Room Rater loves pineapples,” Stelter said on his

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No. 1 UConn beats Villanova 84-39 in Big East semifinal

Christyn Williams scored 26 points and top-ranked UConn used a stifling defense to overwhelm Villanova 84-39 on Sunday in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament. Paige Bueckers had 18 points and eight assists and Olivia Nelson-Ododa added 13 points and seven rebounds for Connecticut (23-1). CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The Huskies will play for their 19th Big East title in their first year back in the league after spending seven seasons dominating the American Athletic Conference. Connecticut put the game away in the first half, holding Villanova to just five baskets on 33 shots over the first 20 minutes (15%) and outscoring the Wildcats 20-3 in the second quarter. The Wildcats had just 15 baskets

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Lightning strikes erupting Indonesia volcano spewing 16,000-foot ash cloud

A volcano in Indonesia erupted last week, leaving locals to maneuver around molten lava and layers of ash, according to reports. Roy Bangun, 41, said: “The residents are scared, many are staying indoors to avoid the thick volcanic ash.” Last Tuesday, Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province sent volcanic materials as high as 16,400 feet into the sky and deposited ash on nearby villages. Authorities recorded at least 13 times when it released ash clouds. There had been no fresh evacuations due to the activity and no reports of disruptions to flights in the region. POLICE IN BURMA FIRE TEAR GAS, RUBBER BULLETS AT PROTESTERS The 8,530-feet Sinabung was dormant for four centuries before erupting in 2010, killing two people. Another

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Koepka withdraws from Players Championship with knee injury

Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from The Players Championship next week with what his manager described as a strained right knee. Koepka won the Phoenix Open last month and was a runner-up in the Workday Championship last week. He has been saddled the last few years with injuries to his left knee, including a partially torn patella. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM His manager at Hambric Sports, Blake Smith, said Koepka would meet with doctors this week for a better evaluation and no further details. In the last two weeks, he has talked about soreness in his neck that at times makes it difficult for him to turn his head. CLICK HERE TO GET THE

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Loyola Chicago gets MVC crown over Drake, 7th NCAA berth

Cameron Krutwig and Braden Norris scored 20 points apiece to lead No. 20 Loyola Chicago to a 75-65 win over Drake in the Missouri Valley Conference championship game Sunday for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. The Ramblers (24-4, 16-2) will be making their seventh NCAAs appearance and first since the 2018 team reached the Final Four as a No. 11 seed. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Keith Clemons added 13 points for Loyola, which has won six in a row and 17 of its last 18. Tremell Murphy and D.J. Wilkins scored 20 points each for Drake (25-4, 15-3), a bubble team. The Bulldogs were appearing in the MVC title game for the first time since

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No. 7 Gamecocks win SEC Tourney 67-62 over No. 16 Georgia

Aliyah Boston had 27 points and 10 rebounds as No. 7 South Carolina pulled away in the third quarter to beat No. 16 Georgia 67-62 and win its second straight SEC Tournament title — and sixth in the past seven years. It was a historic matchup that featured two Black head coaches in the title game for the first time in SEC history with South Carolina’s Dawn Staley and Georgia’s Joni Taylor. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The Gamecocks (22-4), twice the country’s No. 1 team this season, struggled down the stretch with three losses in their last seven games, including a defeat at No. 2 Texas A&M a week ago where they watched the Aggies cut

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Young’s late basket lifts Northwestern over Nebraska 79-78

Ryan Young’s putback with 2.7 seconds left gave Northwestern a 79-78 win over Nebraska in a regular-season finale on Sunday. Young had missed the front-end of a one-and-one, giving Nebraska the ball back with 42.7 seconds left and a one-point lead. But the Huskers turned the ball over on a shot-clock violation. Pete Nance, who had made an old-school, right-handed hook for a 76-75 lead, put up a running hook that missed but drew three defenders, leaving Young alone for the putback. Kobe Webster missed a 3-pointer that appeared to be after the final buzzer. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The Wildcats (9-14, 6-13) won their third straight game after losing 13 in a row. Both they and the Cornhuskers

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Sen. Blackburn on massive coronavirus package heading to House without GOP support

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., argued on Sunday that only nine percent of the Senate’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package “had anything to do with COVID,” saying the bill is “not fair to people who are truly hurting” during the pandemic.  The Tennessee senator made the comments on “Fox News Live,” one day after the Senate narrowly passed President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan following a marathon overnight session in a key vote that puts new stimulus checks and expanded unemployment checks one step closer to the pockets of the American public. Democrats, who have the slimmest of majorities in the Senate, were united in passing the legislation that they say will help rescue the economy and end the coronavirus pandemic

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