Yahoo Sports: Former UFC veteran Diego Sanchez hospitalized amid lengthy COVID-19 battle

Yahoo Sports: Former UFC veteran Diego Sanchez hospitalized amid lengthy COVID-19 battle. “Longtime UFC veteran Diego Sanchez has been hospitalized after a lengthy battle with COVID-19, he announced on Twitter. Sanchez, who has been keeping fans updated with his battle with the coronavirus for more than a week on social media, posted a photo on Thursday saying he has been hospitalized and dealing with complications with pneumonia.”

Bloody Elbow: UFC partners with TikTok, looking to tap into the social media platform’s young user base

I never thought I’d link to a news site called Bloody Elbow, but here we are. Bloody Elbow: UFC partners with TikTok, looking to tap into the social media platform’s young user base. “According to the announcement, the UFC will have TikTok shows that take a look at ‘weigh-ins, press conferences, interviews, arena tours, fighter training segments and more.’ The UFC will also assign a dedicated employee that will work with TikTok directly to produce both live and VOD content, with the deal starting with Saturday’s Blaydes vs Lewis event.”

Tubefilter: UFC Signs 3-Show Deal With Facebook Watch, Aiming To Promote Its PPV Matches

Tubefilter: UFC Signs 3-Show Deal With Facebook Watch, Aiming To Promote Its PPV Matches. “UFC is trying to boost its number of pay-per-viewers by investing in Facebook content. The mixed martial arts organization has signed a deal to produce three exclusive shows for Facebook Watch over the next year, Variety reports. All three shows will tie into UFC events, the majority of which are pay-per-view matches.”

Libraries and Archives Canada: Images of Boxing now on Flickr

Libraries and Archives Canada: Images of Boxing now on Flickr. ” Bareknuckle fisticuffs were the norm during the early 19th century, with some bouts lasting 40 rounds. Outside of the military and a few men’s clubs, boxing was not sanctioned in the provinces of Canada, as the sport did not have a great reputation for fair play or honest promotion. Respectability for the sport came slowly, and views changed during the 1890s. The popularity of the sport grew steadily during the early 20th century.” This is a small collection but the pictures are quite dramatic.