The Money Fight: Virat Kohli doffs his hat to Conor McGregor

first_imgIndia captain Virat Kohli was all praise for Conor McGregor after his impressive display against boxing legend Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.The Irish lost the match to a technical knock-out but won hearts at Las Vegas and worldwide after his first-ever boxing match.While McGregor was confident about his chances in the biggest fight of the millennium, people didn’t give him much of a chance, saying that he won’t last more than a round or two. However, The Notorious One went toe to toe to with Mayweather until the referee finally termed the match over in the 10th round — handing Money his record 50th victory.(AP Photo)Indian captain lauded McGregor’s efforts and doffed his hat to the MMA genius.”To all those who said @TheNotoriousMMA (Conor McGregor) won’t even last 1 round, he went through 10! A legend & an epitome of self belief. Hats off man,” said Kohli.McGregor was dominating right from the word go and was well on track to pull off the upset of the millennium but ironically stamina kicked in and his legs started wobbling from Round 8 and ultimately the seasoned boxer in Mayweather prevailed to take his career tally to 50-0.This is how people around the world reacted to the biggest fight in recent history:To all those who said @TheNotoriousMMA won’t even last 1 round, he went through 10!!!! A legend & an epitome of self belief. Hats off man ???- Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 27, 2017Congrats Champ @FloydMayweather great job on your KO on @TheNotoriousMMA and your 50-0advertisement- SHAQ (@SHAQ) August 27, 2017They are both rich. They are both insanely good at what they do. And Floyd is the best ever! What a fight?? #MayweatherMcGregor- Bryce Harper (@Bharper3407) August 27, 2017Nothing but respect! #MayweatherMcGregor UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) August 27, 2017″No one’s taking these types of risks. I’ll take it on the chin.” #ConorMcGregorOutstanding job, champ. #MayweatherMcGregor UFC (@ufc) August 27, 2017McGregor pulled an entertaining fight out of Floyd. That’s actual magic. #MayweatherMcGregor- Jack A. Gallagher (@GentlemanJackG) August 27, 2017Knockout. #MayweatherMcGregor FC Bayern US (@FCBayernUS) August 27, 2017#MayweatherMcGregor scorecard Richard Conway (@richard_conway) August 27, 2017Big congrats to @FloydMayweather on 50-0. Remarkable legacy in the ring. Valiant effort @TheNotoriousMMA. ????#MayweatherMcGregor- Katie Taylor (@KatieTaylor) August 27, 2017@TheNotoriousMMA u are the man brother!! U fought the best of our time in his game and fought like a champ. We are all proud of you. DC @ufc- Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) August 27, 2017@TheNotoriousMMA did his thing tonight he represented our sport like a G!- Demetrious Johnson (@MightyMouseUFC) August 27, 2017As a longtime fan of both sports what @TheNotoriousMMA just did in there against arguably the best ever in boxing was so impressive to me ?????- James Arthur (@JamesArthur23) August 27, 2017@TheNotoriousMMA Nothing but respect. You have elevated this sport and all fighters. Congrats on your success!- Chase Sherman (@ChaseShermanUFC) August 27, 2017Gotta say @TheNotoriousMMA hat tipped son ???. 0 pro fights and you stepped in with the ????. Very harsh commentary from Carl Froch I thought ??- Ian Wright (@IanWright0) August 27, 2017last_img read more

2014 Peter Wilson Memorial Championships

first_imgNew South Wales Hunter Western Hornets Regional Touch is set to embark on one of the biggest tournaments that they have ever had. The 2014 Peter Wilson Memorial Championships will consist of over 100 junior teams battling it out at the annual event.Host club, Nelson Bay Touch Association, along with Hornets are working hard in preparation for this year’s milestone event, with grounds in great condition and facilities ready to go.Clubs will feature in all state age divisions (Under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 Boys and Girls), with a high attendance rate from many Hornets affiliates. Clubs sending teams to this year’s event include; Maitland, Singleton, Scone, Muswellbrook, Beresfield, Wallsend, Newcastle City, Doyalson Junior, Central Coast, Peninsula Junior, Berkeley Vale and host club Nelson Bay. In addition, the tournament will feature Forster Tuncurry from the Northern Eagles during Saturday’s games.In addition to the teams, there will be in excess of 500 officials, coaching staff and volunteers helping this event run smoothly, with some even travelling from clubs such as Parkes, Orange, Dubbo, Bathurst, Coolah and more.Event organisers are very happy with this year’s contingent and are looking forward to another large scale event. While the event is always large, members of the Touch Football community are encouraged each year to attend, with previous attending clubs such as Port Macquarie, Taree and Sydney clubs always taking a lot out of this event in the lead up to the New South Wales Junior State Cup.The event will be held at the Tomaree Sports Complex (Home of Nelson Bay Touch Association) Nelson Bay Road, Nelson Bay, on Saturday, 1 February and Sunday, 2 February 2014. Tournament highlights include the finals series for all divisions, the Dean McManus (18’s Boys) and Gai Taylor (18’s Girls) perpetual trophies, as well as the annual title of Peter Wilson Memorial Club Champions, all to be announced on the Sunday afternoon.For further information, fixtures and results of the event please visit and stay up-to-date with regular feeds, highlights and photos of the event on our Facebook page – Related LinksPeter Wilson Champslast_img read more