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Pope Francis denies resignation rumors, says he hopes to visit Moscow and Kyiv

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has dismissed reports that he plans to resign in the near future, saying he is on track to visit Canada this month and hopes to be able to go to Moscow and Kyiv as soon as possible after that.In an exclusive interview in his Vatican residence, Francis also denied rumors…

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Elon Musk and 4 of His Sons Meet Pope Francis

Elon Musk Weighs In on Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard TrialElon Musk returned to Twitter after a brief hiatus to share a rare family photo. On July 1, the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX tweeted a pic of himself with sons Griffin, 18, and 16-year-old triplets Kai, Damian and Saxon posing with Pope Francis during a recent trip to…

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Francis Ngannou gives update on return from knee surgery

The future of Francis Ngannou is a source of much debate. The UFC heavyweight champion fought out his UFC deal early this year when he defeated Ciyrl Gane by unanimous decision in the UFC 270 main event from Anaheim, California — but afterwards revealed that he would be on the shelf for a significant period…

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Julius Francis Says He Wants Mike Tyson Rematch After Viral Video Working Security

Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, FileTwenty-two years after getting knocked out by Mike Tyson, Julius Francis is open to a shot at redemption.In an interview with TMZ Sports, the 57-year-old former pugilist expressed interest in potentially returning to boxing:”If there is a promoter that’s willing to promote a sanctioned fight, and I never have liked talking about money,…

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The MMA Hour with Francis Ngannou, Ben Rothwell, Dan Hardy, and Andreas Michael at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT. 1 p.m. ET: Francis Ngannou will discuss his contract situation with the UFC and a possible boxing exhibition with Tyson Fury. 1:30 p.m.: Ben…

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Pope Francis receives Iraqi Christian leaders

LONDON: The design of Stonehenge, the famous prehistoric stone monument in the UK, could have been inspired by Ancient Egyptian practices, new research has suggested. For decades, academics have believed that the arrangement of the stones was designed to mark the seasons, with Britons hosting solstice festivals at the monument. But Prof. Timothy Darvill, an…

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Francis Ngannou vs Ciryl Gane UFC 270 Press Conference Face-off Video

Following Thursday’s UFC 270 Pre-fight Press Conference, heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and interim champion Ciryl Gane faced off prior to Saturday’s showdown. Also, flyweight champion Brandon Moreno faced off with former titleholder Deiveson Figueiredo ahead of their trilogy fight. Ngannou and Gane headline Saturday’s UFC 270 fight card at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.…

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Francis Ngannou claims his psychiatrist warned him to “watch out” for former coach Fernand Lopez

Image via Francis Ngannou on Instagram (photographer not listed) Francis Ngannou will be defending his heavyweight belt for the first time this coming weekend. On Saturday, January 22nd at UFC 270 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Francis Ngannou (16-3 MMA) will go head to head with current interim champion Ciryl Gane (10-0 MMA). Ngannou’s…

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Pope Francis Demands Humility In New Zinger-Filled Christmas Speech

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis urged Vatican cardinals, bishops and bureaucrats Thursday to embrace humility this Christmas season, saying their pride, self-interest and the “glitter of our armor” was perverting their spiritual lives and corrupting the church’s mission.As he has in the past, Francis used his annual Christmas address to take Vatican administrators to task…

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Francis Ngannou reacts to Ciryl Gane’s UFC 265 win: ‘See you soon boy’

Cyril Gane defeated Derrick Lewis in the UFC 265 main event on Saturday to capture the interim UFC heavyweight title. Heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou was quick to react via social media. Ngannou won the heavyweight title on March 27 by knocking out former titleholder Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. The fight promotion wanted Ngannou to…