Death penalty sought for man accused of killing prostitutes
Prosecutors in Florida announced Thursday that they will seek the death penalty against a man who they say preyed on prostitutes, causing panic in the Daytona Beach area over a series of killings more than a dozen years ago. Prosecutors charged Robert Hayes, 37, with three counts of first-degree murder in the slayings of three women in that area between 2005 and 2006. All of the women were found nude, lying face down.
UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker discusses his UFC 225 title defense against Yoel Romero, his long layoff, meeting Romero in back-to-back fights , h MMA Fighting is your home for exclusive interviews, live shows, and more for one of the world's fastest-growing sports.
UFC champion Robert Whittaker addresses Dana White’s comment that he doesn’ t like doing media. “I think that media comment was miscommunication,” Whittaker , the UFC middleweight champion , said. “Someone told Dana White that I don’ t do PR or I’m not easy to work with and that’s
Former middleweight champion Rob Whittaker says he can't wait to get back into the Octagon following his.
Australia's first UFC champ lost his belt early last month, with Adesanya becoming New Zealand's first title holder in the promotion in the process.
Whittaker appeared on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show on Tuesday, opening up on how he recovered from that loss and the toll being champ took on him.
The 28-year-old said bouncing back from the loss, "was super hard," but he was, "well and truly over it by about a week and a half."
Atherton close to backstroke world record
Australian swimmer Minna Atherton has just fallen short of adding another world record to her resume at the International Swimming League. Fresh from earning a huge World Cup pay cheque, Cate Campbell claimed the 50m freestyle for the London Roar as one of four Australian winners at the ISL's London leg on Sunday (AEDT). But Roar teammate Atherton was the standout on the opening night of the star-studded two-day meet, claiming the 200m backstroke event just 0.02 of a second outside the world record.The 19-year-old set a new Australian and Commonwealth record by clocking one minute, 59.
Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero had themselves a fight of the year contender last night, in what would have been the greatest title fight in middleweight Whittaker , Romero Turn In Classic At UFC 225. Robert Whittaker had this to say: He hits like a truck. I know he looks weak, but he packs some
Luckless Australian UFC champion Robert Whittaker is shattered after being forced to abandon Whittaker ’s manager Titus Day said the champion first reported some issues around 6pm on “He’s like ‘I’m so sorry for this I’ve let people down.’ “Thats just Rob thinking of everyone else not himself.
In a tumultuous reign at the top of the 185lbs division, fate seemed to conspire against the Sydney-sider on several occasions
Whittaker claimed the interim belt with a, later being promoted to champion following Georges St-Pierre's vacation.
Injury and illnessin Perth, before he managed to in a rematch.
A fight with Kelvin Gastelum in Melbourne was then called off at the last minute after Whittaker required.
He then lost the belt on home soil at UFC 243, continuing his tough run in Australia.
Aussie UFC trio to figure on Auckland card
Australian-based Tyson Pedro, Jake Matthews and Ben Sosoli will appear on a UFC Fight Night show in Auckland.In-form New Zealander Dan "The Hangman" Hooker will fight American Paul Felder in the main event at Spark Arena on February 23.
Whittaker didn ’ t simply beat Souza that night, he dominated him before finishing him with a head kick and punches, in the process moving himself into the elite of the elite in the UFC ’s deep and talented middleweight division. He’ll fight Yoel Romero on Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 213 at
Despite Ultimate Fighting Championship 's ( UFC ) attempts to cut down on scale fails by experimenting with different weigh-in times, missing weight is Something that doesn' t sit too well with current UFC Middlewight champion , Robert Whittaker . “It’s like me going down to bantamweight
On top of the troubles with his body, Whittaker said the commitments required of the champ began to distract him.
"I didn't really like (being champion) that much," Whittaker told Helwani.
"It comes with some pros but the cons really started distracting me.
"There was a lot of media and a lot of expectations and a lot of self-imposed pressure. It didn't agree with me super well.
"I like the fight, I like the challenge, I like the next opponent, I like just trying to work out how I'm going to beat you and I love being the underdog."
Now, without the burden of the belt, Whittaker said he is hoping to take his family to Europe where a.
Both fighters have said they're keen to meet, with an event slated for London in March the obvious choice.
"I am hungrier than ever," he said.
"Honestly, I can say that. I am excited for the next fight, I am excited for what the future brings and I just cannot wait to get back in there."
As for tempting fate and fighting in Australia again?: "I'd like to fight elsewhere," Whittaker said.
"The last couple of times I've had fights set up here and there's pressures behind them and the way some have fallen through - I'm a little jinxed it seems.
"Part of the perks of the job is being able to fight all over the world and I'd like to experience that."
Winx to be a mum - but owners likely to hang on to offspring .
The winner of 33 consecutive starts is in foal to I Am Invincible, with owners waiting on a 45-day test to confirm the successful covering.The ownership group of Peter Tighe, Debbie Kepitis and Richard Treweeke were "not confirming or denying" reports in The Australian Winx was pregnant on Thursday. They will wait for the 45-day test before making any official statement.