Maycee Barber still just as ambitious in pursuit of UFC title after year off: ‘I’m never going to shoot and aim low’

Maycee Barber still just as ambitious in pursuit of UFC title after year off: ‘I’m never going to shoot and aim low’

22 ViewsWhen Maycee Barber signed with the UFC, she immediately set a goal for herself to become the youngest champion in the history of the promotion. Those might have seemed like lofty ambitions but Barber was nothing if not focused on achieving her dreams after earning her contract and immediately …

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Gilbert Burns has no problem facing Kamaru Usman for UFC belt, but don’t ask him to fight Vicente Luque

Gilbert Burns has no problem facing Kamaru Usman for UFC belt, but don’t ask him to fight Vicente Luque

19 ViewsAccepting a UFC title shot against former training partner Kamaru Usman was an “easy” decision for Gilbert Burns, agreeing to challenge him at Saturday night’s UFC 258 in Las Vegas, and it will be just as easy for whoever else the UFC puts against him. Vicente Luque and Herbert …

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Miranda Maverick believes grappling background could test champion Valentina Shevchenko

Miranda Maverick believes grappling background could test champion Valentina Shevchenko

18 ViewsMiranda Maverick has plenty of things going for her at a very young age. Maverick, only 23, is in the UFC, is working towards her PhD in industrial psychology, and is a teaching assistant. But perhaps the most impressive thing about the surging 125er is her ability to incredibly …

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Western Illinois, 365 days 32, 2038-2039

Western Illinois, 365 days 32, 2038-2039

Welcome back to our simulated dynasty with the Western Illinois Leathernecks in College Hoops 2K8. You can find a full explanation of this project + spoiler-free links to previous seasons here. Check out the introduction to this series from early April for full context. As a reminder, we simulate every game in this series and…

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Coming up roses: industry begins to bloom after Australian flower industry hit by pandemic – The Guardian

Coming up roses: industry begins to bloom after Australian flower industry hit by pandemic – The Guardian

Covid-19 hit the global flower trade hard. Losing $1.5bn in 2020, leading flower farming countries such as Kenya and Colombia were unable to export, leaving an industry of workers unemployed. And, in Australia, the downturn was also severe.“We went out of production for a few months in 2020,” says Robert Piccolo, who runs Queensland’s Basilisk…

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Danone World CEO talks ticket acceleration and innovation: ‘The Local First mission is a reveal mission’

Danone World CEO talks ticket acceleration and innovation: ‘The Local First mission is a reveal mission’

French food giant Danone benefits from a strong position in health and wellness foods. It is the owner of leading yogurt brands Activia and Actimel and has a desirable footprint in plant-based products through Alpro in Europe and Silk in the US.But the company is coming under pressure from activist investors, who argue that these…

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