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UFC Cuts Luis Pena Following Domestic Violence Arrest

TMZ.com Wednesday, 13 October 2021
MMA fighter Luis Pena -- aka "Violent Bob Ross" -- has been released by the UFC following his arrest for domestic violence last weekend in Florida, TMZ Sports has learned. The UFC tells us they informed 28-year-old Pena's management team that his…
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Former UFC Star Chuck Liddell , Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge. Liddell was arrested on Oct. 11. Police officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home in Hidden Hills, California, near midnight. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Information Bureau (SIB),...

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Jake Paul Says He Will 100% Compete in Mixed Martial Arts

Jake Paul , Says He Will 100% Compete, in Mixed Martial Arts. Jake Paul , Says He Will 100% Compete, in Mixed Martial Arts. ESPN reports that Jake Paul, who has emerged as one of the most-talked-about fighters in boxing, says he wants to make the jump to MMA. . ESPN reports that Jake Paul, who has emerged as one of the most-talked-about fighters in boxing, says he wants to make the jump to MMA. . On December 16, the YouTuber said that he will eventually try his hand at MMA after establishing himself in boxing. . According to Paul, he has already discussed training at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) in San Jose, California. . According to Paul, he has already discussed training at American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) in San Jose, California. . At AKA, Paul would train under Javier Mendez and UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. I don't see why if I can do boxing at this high of a level that I couldn't do MMA at this high of a level, Jake Paul, via ESPN. I'm gonna go get coached up by Jav Mendez, Team Khabib. That's that. They're down -- 100 percent, Jake Paul, via ESPN. Mendez, who also coaches Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez, confirmed that he had talked to Paul about training at AKA. . Mendez, who also coaches Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez, confirmed that he had talked to Paul about training at AKA. . Currently, Paul is 4-0 as a boxer. He has a rematch coming up with Tyron Woodley, a former UFC welterweight champion. . Currently, Paul is 4-0 as a boxer. He has a rematch coming up with Tyron Woodley, a former UFC welterweight champion. . According to ESPN, Woodley doesn't believe the YouTube star will make the jump to MMA, but if he does, he wants a shot at fighting Paul in the cage. . According to ESPN, Woodley doesn't believe the YouTube star will make the jump to MMA, but if he does, he wants a shot at fighting Paul in the cage. . I've gotta go 10-0, 12-0 in boxing first and then I'll hit that MMA fight, Jake Paul, via ESPN. Paul beat Woodley in their first fight via a split decision. . ESPN reports that Woodley accepted their upcoming rematch on two weeks notice after Tommy Fury, the half-brother of heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, dropped out of the fight. . ESPN reports that Woodley accepted their upcoming rematch on two weeks notice after Tommy Fury, the half-brother of heavyweight champ Tyson Fury, dropped out of the fight.

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Canada Officially Bans, LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy. Legislation outlawing such therapies was approved in both the Canadian House of Commons... . ... and the Senate on Dec. 9. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised the "Royal Assent" of the legislation via Twitter. It’s official: Our government’s legislation banning the despicable and degrading practice of conversion therapy has received Royal Assent - , Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, via Twitter. Meaning it is now law. , Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, via Twitter. LGBTQ2 Canadians, we’ll always stand up for you and your rights, Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, via statement. LGBTQ activists in Canada also released statements in support of the legislation. The unanimous support it received from every official in Parliament sends a clear message to LGBTQ2 Canadians: you are valid and deserving of a life free from harm, Nicholas Schiavo, No Conversion Canada, via 'The Hill'. Today, as we celebrate this historic moment, we must thank survivors and their tireless advocacy to reach this moment where conversion ‘therapy’ is finally outlawed in our country, Nicholas Schiavo, No Conversion Canada, via 'The Hill'. Conversion therapy is the practice of attempting to "convert" the sexual or gender identities of LGBTQ+ individuals. The practice is legal in the United States, though some states do have bans in place to protect LGBTQ+ minors. . Three states — Alabama, Florida and Georgia — have an injunction that outlaws enforcement of conversion therapy bans. Brazil, Ecuador and Germany also have nationwide conversion therapy bans in place. The current government in the U.K. has pledged to ban the practice, but has yet to do so

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DeSantis Seeks, Florida Paramilitary Force, Outside Federal Control. DeSantis Seeks, Florida Paramilitary Force, Outside Federal Control. 'The Guardian' reports Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made calls for the state to create its own paramilitary force outside of federal control. A far-right Republican, DeSantis asked for funding of a new Florida state guard to handle "state-specific emergencies.". A far-right Republican, DeSantis asked for funding of a new Florida state guard to handle "state-specific emergencies.". The governor's plan would create a force of 200 selected volunteers. It's estimated that it would cost the state around $3.5 million. The governor's plan would create a force of 200 selected volunteers. It's estimated that it would cost the state around $3.5 million. DeSantis said the force would be deployed namely in response to the many natural disasters that occur in the state each year. DeSantis said the force would be deployed namely in response to the many natural disasters that occur in the state each year. Re-establishing the Florida state guard will allow civilians from all over the state to be trained in the best emergency response techniques and have the ability to mobilize very, very quickly. , Ron DeSantis, Governor of Florida, via 'The Guardian'. Re-establishing the Florida state guard will allow civilians from all over the state to be trained in the best emergency response techniques and have the ability to mobilize very, very quickly. , Ron DeSantis, Governor of Florida, via 'The Guardian'. Democrats accuse the ardent Trump supporter of authoritarian motives. Democrats accuse the ardent Trump supporter of authoritarian motives. No governor should have his own handpicked secret police. , Charlie Crist, former Governor of Florida, via Twitter. No governor should have his own handpicked secret police. , Charlie Crist, former Governor of Florida, via Twitter. DeSantis contends the state guard would “not be encumbered by the federal government.”. DeSantis contends the state guard would “not be encumbered by the federal government.”. Often aligned with more right-wing and populist political ideals, the governor's star has been rising in the Republican party. Often aligned with more right-wing and populist political ideals, the governor's star has been rising in the Republican party. If Donald Trump should decline the Republican nomination for president in 2024, DeSantis is largely considered the party's next choice. If Donald Trump should decline the Republican nomination for president in 2024, DeSantis is largely considered the party's next choice

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