Juan Francisco Estrada beats Roman Gonzalez to claim WBC super-flyweight title

Mexico's Juan Francisco Estrada claimed the vacant WBC super-flyweight title with a majority decision victory over Nicaraguan Roman Gonzalez. In what was the pair's third fight, Estrada, 32, took a narrow victory with the judges scoring it 116-112, 115-113 and 114-114. It followed his controversial split-decision win in 2021 that...
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Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith respond to Bake Off Mexican Week controversy: ‘Quite a few people took offence’

Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith have addressed the backlash to Mexican Week on The Great British Bake Off.One episode in the recent season of the Channel 4 reality series attracted criticism for its “offensive” depiction of Mexican food and culture, which many people called cultural appropriation.Fans of the series condemned the stereotypical use of sombreros and maracas in the instalment. The presenters were also criticised for mispronouncing Spanish words and making “tacky” jokes.During a recent episode of Eater, Hollywood and Leith were asked about the backlash to the episode.Hollywood said he felt “gutted” about the reaction because he “loves”...
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Fazliddin Gaibnazarov Overcomes Karimov, Bachkov Blitzes Barraza in Two

2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (11-1, 6 KOs) continued his career renewal with an important points victory over fellow compatriot Jamshid Karimov in an all-Uzbeki light middleweight showdown. The fight crowned a nice-packed event that took place on Friday night at the Humo Arena in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, under...

Why Malcolm Rodriguez is honoring his grandmother: Stories behind Detroit Lions' cleats

Malcolm Rodriguez’s eyes welled up with tears as soon as he opened the box. Rodriguez, the Detroit Lions rookie linebacker, sent a pair of cleats off to be painted as part of the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” program for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, a tribute to his grandmother, Yolanda Martinez, who died this spring after a long battle with cancer.

Tanqueray No. Ten: 24 Drams of Christmas

We’re four days into December but this Advent dram is a 10/10. It’s Tanqueray No. Ten!. I think lots of people have a favourite little Christmas treat, don’t they? Whether it’s mince pies, maybe a helping of Christmas pudding, or a responsible amount of mulled wine. None of those, however, are my Christmassy indulgence. No, for me, nothing beats the seasonal joy of a nice dram. I get the feeling that you may be of the same mind. Seeing as you’re here and all.

Natan Levy Issues Response To “Hateful” Kanye West

Natan Levy proudly represents Israel each time he steps into the cage, and he isn’t about to tolerate any form of anti-Semitism. The 31-year-old picked up his second-straight victory at UFC Orlando when he won a unanimous decision over Genaro Valdéz on the event’s prelims. Although Valdéz...

How to Tick Off a Texan

Every winter, Colorado is overtaken by snow-seeking Texans who seem like they’re trying to get on our nerves. It’s time for payback. Here’s how to enjoy yourself in the Lone Star State this month—daily highs are still in the 60s in many places—and annoy the locals while you’re there.

Marriott International Expands Luxury Portfolio in Mexico

Poised to transform the all-inclusive category and inspire a shift in consumer perception, All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy® has announced the signing of three exciting all-inclusive luxury resorts in Mexico with international developer, AB Living Group (AB Living). The three properties are:. Almare, a Luxury Collection All-Inclusive Resort, Isla Mujeres...

Horner: Fine margins on 2022 compounds behind Perez’s F1 tyre struggles

Throughout his F1 career, Perez has carved out a reputation as being one of the strongest drivers when it comes to tyre management, particularly during his stints with Sauber and Force India. But Perez admitted after the season finale in Abu Dhabi that he had struggled more with this year’s...
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Le Mans Virtual Series: Porsche Coanda dominate 500 Miles of Sebring

Ahead of January’s 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual, the 500 Miles of Sebring was the final chance for teams to log valuable championship points and practice during a race scenario. Consequently, several entrants were working once again with their FIA-graded pro drivers, delivering extra seat time. It meant...

These Heartbreaking Photos By Prix Pictet Turn Human Rights Injustices Into Art

“The photographer’s job is to synthesize, to make strong and poetic work from daily life,” Mexican photographer Graciela Iturbide is quoted in the introductory essay of Collage, the new photography book publishing in Europe and the country formerly associated with Europe known as the United Kingdom on December 6. Printed by gestalten in association with the Prix Pictet, it includes a staggering 64 female photographers in 128 colored pages addressing issues of social injustice and climate sustainability through photography.