Sport Floyd Mayweather client Makhmud Muradov vs. Krzysztof Jotko set for UFC on Oct. 17
UFC boss Dana White said it's 'very possible' he works with Mayweather Promotions again
"I know [Floyd Mayweather] would rematch Conor McGregor," the UFC president Dana White said recently.TMZ Sports reported Saturday that White said there's interest "on both sides" to work together again.
Surging middleweights will meet in October when Krzysztof Jotko takes on Floyd Mayweather client Makhmud Muradov.
MMA Junkie today verified with multiple people close to the situation that Jotko (22-4 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Muradov (24-6 MMA, 2-0 UFC) have agreed to meet on UFC’s Oct. 17 event, which goes not have a location. The people requested anonymity because UFC has yet to make an official announcement.
Jotko, 30, will attempt to build on a three-fight winning streak, the most recent of which saw him beat Eryk Andersat UFC on ESPN 8 in May. The Polish fighters has managed to bounce back from losing three in a row in 2017-2018, albeit to top competition in Brad Tavares, Uriah Hall and David Branch.
Defense: Ex-officer at Floyd arrest only did crowd control
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An attorney for one of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd argues his client only handled crowd control. Defense attorney Robert Paule filed a memo Wednesday supporting his earlier motion to dismiss charges against Tou Thao for lack of probable cause. The memo said Thao had his back to what was going on as Officer Derek Chauvin, who is white, pressed his knee to the neck of Floyd, a handcuffed Black man. Chauvin pressed his knee to Floyd’s neck for nearly eight minutes on May 25 even after Floyd pleaded for air.
Muradov, 30, has had a hot start to his UFC career. After winning his promotional debut with a short-notice decision win over Alessio Di Chirico, Muradov showed his capabilities with a full training camp when he scored aMORE: of Trevor Smith at UFC on ESPN 7 in December.
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Body camera footage from George Floyd case to be publicly released
A Minnesota judge ordered the release of body camera footage recorded by two of the former police officers charged in the death of George Floyd.Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill ruled Friday that video footage be released from the body cameras of Thomas Lane and J. Kueng taken on the day Floyd died, May 25, according to multiple reports. The videos were filed with court officials last month, and transcripts of the audio have been released. A judge also allowed members of the media and the public to view the footage by appointment, The Associated Press reported.
Ex-cop charged in Floyd's death faces tax evasion counts .
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd was charged Wednesday with multiple felony counts of tax evasion. Derek Chauvin and his wife, Kellie May Chauvin, were each charged in Washington County with six counts of filing false or fraudulent tax returns for the tax years 2014 through 2019 and three counts of failing to file tax returns for 2016, 2017 and 2018. Floyd, a Black man whoDerek Chauvin and his wife, Kellie May Chauvin, were each charged in Washington County with six counts of filing false or fraudulent tax returns for the tax years 2014 through 2019 and three counts of failing to file tax returns for 2016, 2017 and 2018.