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Rugby World Cup 2019 Report: Japan 30-10 Russia - Hosts win opening match at Rugby World Cup


Japan overcome early howler to win World Cup opener

 

Wing Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat-trick as hosts Japan got their World Cup campaign under way with a 30-10 victory against Russia.

Russia took an early lead through wing Kirill Golosnitskiy, but Matsushima replied for the hosts.

Read more: Rugby World Cup 2019 Report: Japan 30-10 Russia - Hosts win opening match at Rugby World Cup

UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Dustin Poirier by submission

Khabib was in control of the fight from the first round and eventually submitted Poirier in the third



Lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated interim champion Dustin Poirier in their UFC 242 title unification bout in Abu Dhabi.

Nurmagomedov, 30, submitted America's Poirier in the third round on Saturday to make it 28 wins from 28 fights.

Read more: UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov defeats Dustin Poirier by submission


Hugo Santillan: Argentine dies after boxing injuries

Santillan was a former South American super-featherweight champion



Argentine boxer Hugo Santillan has died from injuries sustained during a title fight, just days after the death of Russian fighter Maxim Dadashev.

The 23-year-old collapsed in the ring on Saturday shortly after his WBC Latino Silver lightweight bout with Eduardo Javier Abreu in Argentina ended in a draw.

Read more: Hugo Santillan: Argentine dies after boxing injuries

Maxim Dadashev dies after boxing injuries sustained against Subriel Matias

Dadashev had won all of his previous 13 fights



Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died at the age of 28 following injuries suffered in his IBF light-welterweight fight against Subriel Matias.

Dadashev was reportedly unable to walk to the dressing room after his bout was stopped by trainer Buddy McGirt at the end of the 11th round on Friday.

Read more: Maxim Dadashev dies after boxing injuries sustained against Subriel Matias


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