• UFC champion Conor McGregor fined $150k after he tries to throw a chair at his rival’s head during press conference

    UFC champion Conor McGregor fined $150k after he tries to throw a chair at his rival’s head during press conference

    UFC fighter and defending champion of the Featherweight division, Conor McGregor had a heated exchange with rival Eddie Alvarez early Friday morning and has been fined $150k after he took rival, Eddie Alvarez’s belt and tried to throw a chair at Alvarez’ ahead of their mega UFC fight on Saturday in New York.

     

    McGregor arrived ten minutes late for the press conference which forced his rival Alvarez to taunt at McGregor’s fans in the press room.

    “I don’t even have an opponent, […]

  • Nigerian ‘footballer’ sentenced to 8 years in jail, fined $10,000 for drug trafficking in Cambodia

    Nigerian ‘footballer’ sentenced to 8 years in jail, fined $10,000 for drug trafficking in Cambodia

    A Nigerian man who claimed to be a footballer was on Monday July 4, sentenced in Phnom Penh Municipal Court, Cambodia to eight years in jail and fined 40 million riel (about $10,000) for drug trafficking.

    30-year-old Francis Ihenwe Oderah had 100 grams of meth in his possession when he was arrested in Phnom Penh’s Choam Chao commune in January.

    During his hearing on June 7, the accused admitted having acted as a delivery man but said he was not a dealer. […]