Actitud rayada al máximo

Jan 8, 2019

 Actitud rayada al máximo

Esta mañana desde el Centro de Entrenamiento BBVA Bancomer El Barrial, los Rayados sostuvimos nuestra práctica matutina en donde la Actitud Rayada y el gran ambiente salió a relucir entre los albiazules.

Dirigidos por Diego Alonso, realizamos ejercicios de velocidad, precisión y toque de balón en la primera parte del entrenamiento de este día, en donde la concentración y el buen ambiente salió a relucir.

Para la segunda parte de la práctica, los albiazules realziamos futbol a espacios reducidos en donde priorizamos la presión alta y la intensidad con el balón para concretar las jugadas de gol.

En el interescuadras realizado al final de la práctica, se pudo ver el compromiso y las ganas de mejorar del Plantel regiomontano, en donde se corrigieron detalles y se mejoró el funcionamiento colectivo de los del Cerro de la Silla.

Este sábado recibimos a León en el Estadio BBVA Bancomer en lo que será nuestro segundo partido del Torneo y buscaremos continuar con el buen paso y el alto nivel mostrado ante Pachuca en la jornada 1 del Clausura 2019.

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Grand Marshals Announced for 41st Annual Original MLK Day Parade

Jan 8, 2019
Civil Rights Icon and Astros Champion will team up for the 41st Annual Original MLK Day Parade. 
HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner joined the Black Heritage Society and leaders in Houston’s faith-based, labor and business organizations Monday to announce the grand marshals for the 41st Annual “Original” MLK, Jr. Birthday Parade.

Esteemed civil rights leader, U.S Representative John Lewis, and George Springer, Astros outfielder and the 2017 World Series MVP, will lead the parade as this year’s grand marshals.

“The parade grand marshals are a testament to Dr. King’s life and legacy. Congressman Lewis considered Dr.King a friend and mentor, while George Springer  is a champion and role model on and off the baseball field,” Mayor Sylvester Turner said.

Last year, Mayor Turner announced the City of Houston would provide primary support for the historically-recognized celebration through a collective partnership with the Black Heritage Society, founded by the late Ovide Duncantell, a longtime community advocate.

“Mr. Duncantell was a fearless activist, leader and the reason this parade was founded in 1978 and was licensed by the King family,” said Sylvester Brown, operating officer for the Black Heritage Society. “It was the first MLK Day Parade in the nation and we will honor his legacy at this year’s parade by naming him the posthumous Grand Marshal.”

The parade will take place Monday, January 21,from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with celebrations beginning in the heart of Downtown Houston at Smith and Lamar.

Organizers announced a “new route and new rules” as they work to collectively ensure this year’s event is one of the best yet.

Brown urged new and past parade participants to register online  as the Thursday, January 10 deadline is fast approaching. There will be no on-site registration available at this year’s parade.

With a theme of unity and inclusion, the parade will hinge on these famous words of Dr. King: “The time is always right to do what is right.”

The Black Heritage Society anticipates this year’s celebration will be one of largest in the organization’s history, with an anticipated attendance of over 40,000 plus patrons across Houston and the U.S.

“The parade will be a tribute to Houston’s strength and diversity and unite people from all cultures and faiths across our communities. This year, we will march as one,” Mayor Turner said.

The parade and pre-celebration activities during the federal holiday weekend are officially licensed by the King Center’s Intellectual Property Management (“IPM”) of Atlanta, GA. The diverse celebration will showcase a variety of marching bands, decorated floats, dance teams, military and ROTC groups, first responders, city and county officials, VIP guest appearances and notable organizations from around the world.

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LA MIRADA PUESTA EN LA JORNADA 2

Jan 8, 2019

LA MIRADA PUESTA EN LA JORNADA 2

Luego de haber derrotado a Pachuca en el Estadio BBVA Bancomer, los Rayados regresamos a los entrenamientos pensando ahora en el partido ante León de la jornada 2 de la Liga MX.

Desde el Centro de Entrenamiento BBVA Bancomer El Barrial, los albiazules sostuvimos nuestra práctica matutina en donde los jugadores que tuvieron participación ante los Tuzos, realizaron trabajo de recuperación en Gimnasio para estar en buen nivel de cara al partido del próximo fin de semana.

Por su parte, el resto del Plantel, con incorporaciones de nuestras Fuerzas Básicas, hicieron trabajo de campo en la cancha 3 de El Barrial, en donde el toque de balón, el control y la conducción fue lo que imperó durante la práctica matutina.

Futbol a espacios reducidos y un interescuadras de alta intensidad fue lo que se vió al final del entrenamiento rayado.

Los Rayados recibimos a León en la Jornada 2 del Clausura 2019 y buscaremos mantener el buen nivel mostrado ante Pachuca en el arranque del Torneo.

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LA Galaxy anuncia calendario para la temporada regular 2019 de la MLS

Jan 8, 2019

LA Galaxy anuncia calendario para la temporada regular 2019 de la MLS

LA Galaxy anuncia calendario para la temporada regular 2019 de la MLS

15 de los partidos de temporada regular del LA Galaxy serán transmitidos por televisión nacional a través de ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, FS1, Univision y UniMás; LA abrirá la temporada ante Chicago Fire el sábado, 2 de marzo 2 a las 5 p.m. PT

LOS ANGELES (Lunes, 7 de enero, 2019) – LA Galaxy anunció hoy el calendario completo de la temporada regular 2019 de Major League Soccer. LA Galaxy abrirá la temporada 2019 de la MLS, en lo que será la 24a temporada en la MLS, ante Chicago Fire el sábado, 2 de marzo a las 5 p.m. PT. Boletos para el partido inaugural ya están a la venta, oprimiendo aquí.

Boletos de temporada del LA Galaxy para la campaña 2019 de Major League Soccer ya están disponibles. Abonados y aficionados del Galaxy pueden visitar www.lagalaxy.com/tickets/seasontickets  o llamar al 1.877.3GALAXY (342.5299) para asegurar sus Boletos de Temporada 2019 del LA Galaxy.

Boletos individuales para los partidos del Galaxy se podrán a la venta en una preventa especial para abonados del LA Galaxy el miércoles, 8 de enero. El martes, 15 de enero a las 10 a.m. PT, boletos de partidos individuales para la mayoría de los partidos en el Dignity Health Sports Park del Galaxy durante el 2019 estarán a la venta al público general a través de www.lagalaxy.com/tickets.

De los 34 partidos de temporada regular del Galaxy, 15 serán transmitidos en vivo a nivel nacional. FS1 transmitirá cinco partidos del Galaxy, UniMás y ESPN transmitirán tres partidos cada uno y FOX y Univision transmitirán un partido durante la temporada 2019. De los 15 partidos que serán transmitidos por televisión nacional, siete se disputarán en Los Ángeles en el Dignity Health Sports Park.

El partido anual del Cuatro de Julio se disputará ante Toronto FC en el Dignity Health Sports Park, marcando la vigésima cuarta ocasión que el Galaxy es sede de un partido en el Día de la Independencia en los Estados Unidos, la racha más larga en todos los deportes profesionales.

Durante la temporada regular de la MLS 2019, cada club disputará 34 partidos, incluyendo 17 como local y 17 como visitante. Cada equipo se enfrentará a cada uno de sus rivales de conferencia (11 en el Este, 11 en el Oeste) dos veces a lo largo de la temporada (partido de ida y vuelta). Todos los equipos se enfrentarán a cada equipo de la conferencia rival una vez.

El calendario completo del Galaxy de la temporada regular 2019 de la MLS con horarios e información de transmisión se encuentra a continuación. Toda la información de transmisión local por Spectrum SportsNet será anunciada próximamente.

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United Arab Emirates’ $6.5 million gift will aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston

Jan 8, 2019

United Arab Emirates’ $6.5 million gift will aid Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston

HOUSTON –  The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Consul General in Houston, Saeed Al Mehairi, and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner (exchanging gifts and greetings in photo above) announced today that the UAE is granting $6.5 million to the Greater Houston Community Foundation to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts through homelessness relief, community revitalization, library services and public health expansion in the Houston area.

This gift is part of a $10 million relief pledge from the UAE to the State of Texas. The Greater Houston Community Foundation will oversee, manage and distribute the grant funds to the specific projects. The organization administered the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, founded by Mayor Turner and then-County Judge Ed Emmett.

The gift will support the creation of a short-term housing facility for the Homeless Navigation Center, the construction of a new community center run by local nonprofit Avenue CDC, the re-opening of the Flores Neighborhood Library and the expansion of Houston Health Department services, including new mobile health clinics.

“The UAE has long-standing ties to Houston and the State of Texas, and we are proud to help this great city.  We hope these projects will lead to meaningful and measurable changes that improve people’s lives,” said Consul General Al Mehairi. “Houston has been a home away from home for me, and I was personally inspired by the determination shown by all Houstonians to help strengthen their communities and recover after Hurricane Harvey hit.”

Officials from the UAE and the City of Houston worked together to coordinate relief projects that are in line with the City’s broader recovery priorities and the mayor’s Complete Communities project.

“We are extremely grateful to Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, Consul General Al Mehairi and the people of the United Arab Emirates for this generous gift, the responsible way in which it will be managed and the care taken to ensure that it will provide quality-of-life improvements to Houstonians at a grassroots level,’’ Mayor Turner said. “As Houston builds forward from the hurricane, we cherish our helpful partners such as the UAE.”

“We appreciate the United Arab Emirates’ generosity and concern for our community as we recover from Hurricane Harvey,” said Renée Wizig-Barrios, Senior Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer of the Greater Houston Community Foundation. “The Greater Houston Community Foundation is honored to administer these grants to trusted community partners to expand resources for our community and to ensure that resources are available for future disaster recovery. We are proud to partner with the City of Houston in this important effort.”

As a dependable ally and close friend of the United States, the UAE has a track record of providing assistance when US communities are devastated by natural disasters. The UAE previously supported many US communities in the aftermaths of Hurricanes Irma, Sandy and Katrina, and the 2011 tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri.

Homeless Navigation Center

Houston is a national leader in solving homelessness, reducing the area’s homeless population by 55 percent since 2011. However, Hurricane Harvey left more Houstonians homeless and in need.

The Navigation Center will receive approximately $2 million to create and operate a facility designed to increase short-term housing alternatives for the unsheltered homeless population. The facility aims to increase the number of homeless individuals who are permanently housed. The Navigation Center will provide bridge beds for individuals who have been assessed and are awaiting a permanent housing placement, and will operate as a disaster recovery shelter during inclement weather.

Once operational, the Center will operate under a pilot program for two years.

Avenue Training and Education Center

Located in Houston’s Near Northside community, Avenue CDC is a widely respected and effective organization in Houston that aims to build affordable homes and empower the community through achieving a host of educational, infrastructure and public safety goals. Since Hurricane Harvey, Avenue CDC has temporarily hosted its Housing Recovery Resources Center in a vacant building. The organization has helped hundreds of families with needed home repairs and foreclosure prevention, and with onsite assistance for impacted families including utility/rent/mortgage assistance, food, clothes, transportation, furniture and other essential household items.

Avenue CDC will receive approximately $2.6 million to construct a new, permanent location for the Avenue Center. The center will serve as a community resource hub, providing a space for an early childhood education center, post-disaster housing counseling, homeownership programs and an area for general congregation. The new Avenue Center will be located directly north of downtown Houston, and will be equipped to support the community during any potential future weather events or disaster recovery.

“We are very grateful for this transformative gift supporting Avenue’s work to revitalize and strengthen communities,” said Mary Lawler, Avenue’s Executive Director. “This funding will allow Avenue to develop a new community resource hub in Houston’s Near Northside which will provide residents, especially low-income families, with supportive services including homebuyer education and counseling, disaster recovery assistance and early childhood education, which is urgently needed, as neighborhood families face a shortage of early childhood education capacity.”

Flores Neighborhood Library

The Flores Neighborhood Library is a public library located in Houston’s Second Ward. It has been closed since being damaged by the Hurricane Harvey flood.

The city library branch will receive $800,000 to re-build and re-open. The funds will also support upgrades to the library’s programming and computer lab and the purchase of new furniture.

Mobile Health Clinic and Command Center

The Mobile Health Clinic and Command Center, a project with the Houston Health Department, aims to improve the health of children in the Near Northside by controlling pediatric asthma, reducing blood lead poisoning and creating a mobile health unit.

The Houston Health Department will receive approximately $1.1 million to expand the Pediatric Asthma in the Home Stretch Program (PATHS) to three more schools in the Houston Independent School District, test children for blood lead poisoning and create the Children’s Environmental Health Mobile Unit. Funds will support staffing, school stipends, testing supplies, lab services and the creation and maintenance of the mobile unit.

About the United Arab Emirates

The UAE is a source of stability, tolerance, innovation and growth in the Arabian Gulf and around the world. The United States and the UAE are close friends and strong allies, working together to promote regional security, create economic prosperity and address pressing global challenges. In fact, the UAE is the largest export market for US goods in the Middle East, and more US naval vessels visit UAE ports than any other port outside the United States. Cultural, educational and medical partnerships between the UAE and US are spurring innovation, inspiring creativity and increasing understanding in both countries.

For more information: www.uae-embassy.org and @UAEEmbassyUS.

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Curazao Será Sede del Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield 2019

Jan 8, 2019

Curazao Será Sede del Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield 2019

La Confederación de Norte, Centroamérica y el Caribe de Fútbol Asociación (Concacaf) anunció hoy que Curazao será sede del Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield 2019. La competencia para clubes caribeños amateur se realizará del 5 al 15 de abril de 2019 en los estadios Ergilio Hato y Dr. Antoine Maduro, en Willemstad, Curazao.

El torneo, que se anunció el año pasado y forma parte de la ampliada Plataforma de Competencia de Clubes de Concacaf, contará con la participación de clubes de 13 Asociaciones Miembro del Caribe, las cuales están trabajando con Concacaf para lograr una visión a largo plazo de profesionalizar la competencia de clubes en la región.

“Estamos encantados de celebrar la segunda edición del Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield, un torneo que juega un papel importante en el crecimiento continuo de nuestra expandida Plataforma de Competencia de Clubes”, dijo el Secretario General de Concacaf Philippe Moggio. “Este torneo, junto con la Copa Caribeña de Clubes Concacaf Flow representa lo mejor del fútbol de clubes en esta región y brinda a las Asociaciones del Caribe un camino directo a los principales campeonatos regionales de clubes de la Confederación”.

Los clubes participantes para el Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield 2019 son (en orden alfabético por Asociación):

  • Hoppers FC (Antigua y Barbuda)
  • Dakota FC (Aruba)
  • Weymouth Wales (Barbados)
  • SV Real Rincon (Bonaire)
  • Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)
  • Jong Holland (Curazao)
  • Fruta Conquerors Football (Guayana)
  • Club Sportif Moulien (Guadalupe)
  • Scholars International Sports Club (Islas Caimán)
  • Club Franciscain (Martinica)
  • Platinum Football Club (Santa Lucia)
  • Rams Village Superstars (San Cristóbal y Nieves)
  • SV Robinhood (Surinam)

El sorteo oficial que dividirá a los equipos participantes en cuatro grupos tendrá lugar el viernes, 11 de enero de 2019 a las 11:00 am ET, en la sede principal de Concacaf en Miami. Los aficionados podrán seguir toda la acción a través de Concacaf GO.

El ganador del Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield 2019, siempre y cuando cumpla con los requisitos de las Licencias de Clubes Regionales de Concacaf, tendrá la oportunidad de enfrentar al cuarto clasificado de la Copa Caribeña de Clubes Concacaf Flow 2019, en un partido de repechaje, para determinar el cuarto representante caribeño en la Liga Concacaf Scotiabank Concacaf 2019.

En la edición inaugural del Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield, el Club Franciscain de Martinica fue coronado campeón con una victoria por 2-1 sobre el Inter Moengotapoe de Surinam. El club de Martinica continuó su destacada temporada internacional en el 2018 al superar al Central FC de Trinidad y Tobago 2-1 en el repechaje para asegurar un lugar en su primera Liga Concacaf Scotiabank, donde cayó ante el equipo nicaragüense Walter Ferretti en penales.

2019 Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield

Fecha: 5 al 15 de abril de 2019
Lugar: Estadio Ergilio Hato y Estadio Dr. Antoine Maduro, Willemstad, Curazao
Formato de la competencia: Los 13 clubes participantes se organizarán en cuatro grupos para la fase de grupos. Después de la fase de grupos, los ganadores de cada grupo y los segundos lugares avanzarán a los cuartos de final. Los ganadores de los cuartos de final se clasificarán automáticamente para las semifinales, y los clubes ganadores de las semifinales participarán en la final del campeonato

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Surveillance Photo of Suspect Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 17557 Imperial Valley Drive

Jan 8, 2019
Surveillance Photo of Suspect Wanted in Fatal Shooting at 17557 Imperial Valley Drive
Houston police homicide investigators have released surveillance photos of a suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a man at 17557 Imperial Valley Drive about 12:15 a.m. on Sunday (Jan. 6).

The suspect is described as a black male, about 6 feet tall and weighing about 150 pounds.  Two surveillance photos of the suspect are attached to this news release.

The identity of the victim, 29, is pending verification by the Harris County institute of Forensic Sciences.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J. Horn and Detectives I. Ulloa, R. Pemberton and S. Spivey reported:

The victim, manager of a salon business at the above address, was collecting entrance fees from patrons because the venue was hosting a small concert after normal business hours.  As the man protected the business, he was armed with a gun.  An unknown suspect took the gun from the man and then shot him at least one time.  The suspect fled with the gun and money he had stolen from the victim.  Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information on the identity of the wanted suspect is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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UFC Fight Night on ESPN Headlined by Ngannou vs. Velasquez

Jan 8, 2019

UFC® FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN HEADLINED BY HEAVYWEIGHT BOUT BETWEEN

(#3) FRANCIS NGANNOU VS. CAIN VELASQUEZ

 

FEATURED BOUTS:

(#11) JAMES VICK vs. (#15) PAUL FELDER

(#5) JIMMIE RIVERA vs. (#7) ALJAMAIN STERLING

 

TICKETS FOR UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN®: NGANNOU vs. VELASQUEZ

AT TALKING STICK RESORT ARENA GO ON SALE FRIDAY, JAN. 4

Las Vegas – UFC®‘s next event on ESPN will be headlined by a heavyweight contenders’ fight featuring No. 3-ranked Francis Ngannou and returning former champion Cain Velasquez. Also, surging lightweight contenders collide when No. 11-ranked James Vick takes on No. 15 Paul FelderUFC FIGHT NIGHT ON ESPN®: NGANNOU vs. VELASQUEZ will air live from Talking Stick Resort Arena on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Sunday, Feb. 17, with the ESPN broadcast prelims kicking off the evening at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. Early prelims stream exclusively on ESPN+ at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT.

Known for his spectacular punching power, Ngannou (12-3, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nev. by way of Batié, Cameroon) looks to build on his momentum following a 45-second TKO win over Curtis Blaydes in November. During his UFC run, Ngannou has earned highlight-reel knockouts against Alistair Overeem, Andrei Arlovski and Luis Henrique, and is now poised to re-assert himself as a title threat by taking out one of the greatest heavyweights in UFC history.

A two-time heavyweight champion, Velasquez (14-2, fighting out of San Jose, Calif.) returns from a two-plus year hiatus. A talented grappler and striker, his last outing saw him net a TKO win over Travis Browne at UFC 200. Velazquez has delivered thrilling victories over the course of his legendary career, including wins against Junior Dos Santos (twice), Brock Lesnar and Minotauro Nogueira. He now looks to earn another shot at the title by stopping one of the division’s hardest hitters.

Having won four of his last five outings, Vick (13-2, fighting out of Fort Worth, Tex.) looks to get back on track with a show-stealing victory. Vick has netted impressive stoppage victories against Joseph Duffy, Polo Reyes and Abel Trujillo. He now hopes to derail another surging contender and re-stake his claim as one of the division’s biggest threats.

Known for his devastating elbows, Felder (15-4, fighting out of Philadelphia, Penn.) has asserted himself as one of the division’s most aggressive finishers. Felder has earned Performance of the Night bonuses for his KO wins against Stevie Ray, Alessandro Ricci and Danny Castillo. He aims to continue climbing the ranks by picking up his fourth consecutive lightweight win.

Announced bouts on the card include:

  • No. 5-ranked bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera (22-2, fighting out of Ramsey, N.J.) looks to work his way back into the title conversation by taking out No. 7 Aljamain Sterling (16-3, fighting out of Uniondale, N.Y.)
  • Phoenix’s own No. 11-ranked women’s strawweight Cortney Casey (8-6, fighting out of Phoenix, Ariz.) intends to put on a show for her hometown fans when she meets No. 12-ranked Cynthia Calvillo (7-1, fighting out of Sacramento, Calif.)
  • Andre Fili (18-6, fighting out of Sacramento, Calif.) looks to bounce back into the win column when he meets Myles Jury (17-3, fighting out of San Diego, Calif.)
  • Fan favorite Alex Caceres (14-11, fighting out of Miami, Fla.) aims to spoil the highly-anticipated UFC debut of Kron Gracie (4-0, fighting out of Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Welterweight prospect Vicente Luque (14-6-1, fighting out of Brasilia, Brazil) looks to break into the rankings for the first time by taking out hometown favorite Bryan Barberena (13-5, fighting out of Glendale, Ariz.)
  • No.11-ranked women’s flyweight Ashlee Evans-Smith (6-3, fighting out of Santa Ana, Calif.) takes on No.13 Andrea Lee (9-2, fighting out of Shreveport, La.)
  • Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (34-7, fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) aims to snap his losing streak when he meets Luke Sanders (13-3, fighting out of Nashville, Tenn.)
  • In a battle of undefeated prospects, Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series signee Benito Lopez (9-0, fighting out of Oroville, Calif.) meets Manny Bermudez (13-0, fighting out of Norwell, Mass.)
  • Scott Holtzman (12-2, fighting out of Knoxville, Tenn.) aims to extend his winning streak to four when he faces battle-tested veteran Nik Lentz (29-9, fighting out of Coconut Creek, Fla.)
  • Former women’s strawweight title challenger Jessica Penne (12-5, fighting out of Huntington Beach, Calif.) looks to start 2019 with a big win by taking out Jodie Esquibel (6-4, fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M.)
  • Alexandra Albu (3-0, fighting out of Moscow, Russia) looks to remain undefeated when she takes on Emily Whitmire (3-2, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nev.)

For the latest information on additional bouts for this event, please visit www.ufc.com. All bouts live and subject to change.

Visit the UFC® Press Portal for information and content to support your UFC coverage. Please click here to apply for the event.

Tickets for UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: NGANNOU vs. VELASQUEZ go on sale Friday, Jan. 4 at 10 a.m. MT and are priced at $175, $150, $120, $90, $80 and $70 (not including fees). Tickets are available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person.

UFC Fight Club® members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 10 a.m. MT via the website www.ufcfightclub.com. A special Internet ticket pre-sale will be available to UFC newsletter subscribers Thursday, Jan. 3 starting at 10 a.m. MT. To access this presale, users must register for the UFC newsletter through UFC.com.

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PACQUIAO VS. BRONER

Jan 8, 2019

ADRIEN BRONER REVEALS THE JAILHOUSE MOMENT HE DEDICATED HIS LIFE TO BOXING IN EXCLUSIVE CLIP FROM EPISODE 1 OF ALL ACCESS: PACQUIAO VS. BRONER

 

Episode 1 Of Award-Winning Series Premieres This Friday At 10:30 P.M. ET/PT On SHOWTIME® In Advance Of January 19 Showdown With Manny Pacquiao

 

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WHAT: Adrien Broner reveals that he was sitting in a jail cell awaiting trial when he decided that, if released, he would dedicate his life to boxing. Watch this exclusive clip from the three-part series ALL ACCESS: PACQUIAO VS. BRONER: https://s.sho.com/2C6GL11

 

Episode 1 of the Emmy Award-winning series premieres this Friday at 10:30 p.m. p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME as Broner prepares to challenge eight-division world champion and future first-ballot Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, January 19, in the biggest fight of Broner’s career.

 

“What the (expletive) am I gonna do if I get out,” Broner recalled the introspective moment. “I’m going to sell drugs? Nah, I’ll be back in here. I was like, I’m gonna box. I made up my mind that day that if God let me out of here, I’m gonna box.” 

 

“And then a week later I got out and I ran to the gym.  And now I’m here fighting Pacquiao.  I never thought in a million years I’d be here.” 

 

Episode two of ALL ACCESS: PACQUIAO VS. BRONER will premiere next Friday, January 11 at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. The acclaimed SHOWTIME Sports original series will be accompanied by ALL ACCESS DAILY, a series of daily digital features released throughout fight week on the networks’ social media channels. New installments of the digital series will be available each day beginning Wednesday, January 16 on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel and SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook page.

 

Pacquiao vs. Broner is promoted by MP Promotions, Mayweather Promotions, TGB Promotions in association with About Billions Promotions. The event is produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV® from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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Mayor Turner congratulates Harris County’s newly sworn-in leadership.

Jan 8, 2019

 

Mayor Turner congratulates Harris County’s newly sworn-in leadership.

HOUSTON – Mayor Sylvester Turner today attended the swearing in ceremony and celebration for Harris County’s new leadership and issued the following statement:”Today marks a new era in Harris County government. I congratulate Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, Commissioner Adrian Garcia, and all other officials, including a record number of newly elected judges, who were sworn-in.

“They have been afforded an incredible opportunity to lead in one of the countries’ largest and most diverse counties, and I know they are up to the task and will serve all citizens in a fair and inclusive manner.

“The new year will provide more opportunities to strengthen the city-county partnership.The City of Houston stands ready to collaborate on issues like flood mitigation, criminal justice, mental health, and other critical initiatives.

“I look forward to working with Judge Hidalgo and others who want to see the city and county move forward in a positive direction.

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