Getty The World Cup looked more like a UFC fight on Tuesday ... when Saudi Arabia soccer star Yasser Al-Shahrani was knocked out cold after he was accidentally kneed in the face by his own goalkeeper. The moment went down during Saudi Arabia's surprise win over Lionel Messi and Argentina ... when keeper Mohammed Al-Owais went up to defend the ball during the final minutes of the match, but ended up going all Jorge Masvidal on Al-Shahrani. Argentina 1-2 Saudi Arabia #Argentina #SaudiArabia #FIFAWorldCup #KSA #arg pic.twitter.com/ZMldhkXwD6 — June 24 (@june24news) November 22, 2022 @june24news The 30-year-old defender hit the grass hard ... and the medical team immediately rushed out onto the pitch to assist. Thankfully, Al-Shahrani came to and was able to give the crowd a thumbs up to show he was alert. Getty Al-Owais was clearly upset about the accident ... going down to his knees in disbelief after making … [Read more...] about Soccer Star Yasser Al-Shahrani KO’d By Teammate’s Knee To Face, Stretchered Off
Taiwanese filmmaker Chan Ching-lin’s Coo-Coo 043 was awarded best narrative feature at the Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan on Saturday night, while Hong Kong crime drama Limbo , directed by Soi Cheang, won the biggest number of awards with four prizes. Coo-Coo 043 also picked up the best new performer award for Hu Jhih-ciang. Also starring Yu An-shun and Yang Li-yin, the film revolves around a Taiwanese family that makes a living through racing pigeons, but is badly affected by economic pressures and the disappearance of a son. It premiered as the opening film of the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival (TGHFF), where it won the FIPRESCI prize on the same night as the Golden Horse ceremony. While Coo-Coo 043 won the top honour at the awards, Limbo took home the biggest haul of prizes with best adapted screenplay, best cinematography, best visual effects and best art direction (see details below). It also won TGHFF’s audience choice award. The film, which premiered … [Read more...] about Taiwanese Family Drama ‘Coo-Coo 043’ Wins Best Film At Golden Horse Awards; Soi Cheang’s ‘Limbo’ Cleans Up In Technical Categories
TMZSports.com UFC star Paddy The Baddy" Pimblett is responding to Jake Paul 's $1 million sparring challenge ... telling us he's 100% down to box the Problem Child this week in Las Vegas! The 27-year-old UFC star joined Babcock on the "TMZ Sports" TV show (airs weekdays on FS1 ) ... where he was asked about 25-year-old Paul's offer to spar, and whether he's truly interested. "Of course [I'm interested], but I'm under contract by the UFC and [Jake] said this knowing full well I'm fighting next week, know what I mean?" Paddy said. "As if he does not know I'm fighting next week and he's like, 'I'll fly you to Puerto Rico.' Come to the PI next week. Come to the [UFC Performance Institute] next week and bring $1 million in a bag and I will spar with you." Getty "I'm in the PI in Vegas on Thursday, I land on Thursday, so even though I'm low on calories and I'm only about 170, he likes picking on smaller people anyway," he added. "But, if he … [Read more...] about Paddy Pimblett Counters Jake Paul Offer To Spar, Meet Me In Vegas This Week!
TMZSports.com Biaggio Ali Walsh was nothing short of dominant in his PFL debut ... though, the rising MMA star isn't really surprised, because he believes he was born to fight! "I truly believe that I was born to do this. I believe that me and my brother [ Nico ] both were destined to be in combat sports. Regardless of who our grandfather is or not, I feel like we were born to fight. I do want to do this. I'm all in," the 24-year-old told Babcock when he joined the "TMZ Sports" TV show (airs nightly on FS1 ). Biaggio Ali Walsh, Muhammad Ali’s grandson is an MMA fighter and won by KO in PFL pic.twitter.com/kC2fdL7XxY — Bloody Elbow (@BloodyElbow) November 26, 2022 @BloodyElbow If you missed it -- possible if you blinked -- Biaggo pummeled fellow amateur fighter, Tom Graesser, during the Professional Fighters League Season Championship event on Friday ... taking just 45 seconds to KO his opponent. Graesser was Ali Walsh's first fight with the … [Read more...] about Muhammad Ali’s Grandson, Biaggio, Says He Was Born To Fight After 1st PFL Win