If you’re a sports enthusiast and you’ve seen some of the incredible events that will be taking place in 2022. It is also important to keep on the lookout for outstanding athletes and teams. Whether you are a fan of hockey, football or baseball, you’ll certainly find something you’ll enjoy in the top 10 sports of this year’s results.
Claressa Shields took home the WBO middleweight title
Claressa Shields is an American boxer who has been professional since the age of 21 old. Two-time Olympic gold medalist as well as a WBO champion in middleweight.
Also, she was a twice IBF super-middleweight champion. She has also won seven middleweight world championships. She is also the current ESPN women’s No. 1 pound for pound. 1.
In spite of having just one loss during her entire career, Claressa Shields managed to claim an WBO middleweight crown. In her last fight she beat Savannah Marshall in London.
Claressa Shields and Savannah Marshall had been fighting for over a decade. They were both undefeated when they faced off. The fight was eventually postponed because of the death of the Queen Elizabeth II.
The two women re-met, a year after the originally scheduled date, at O2 Arena in London. Both were enjoying an unbeaten streak of 12 fights in the period, and had been battling to bring the middleweight division together.
Joey Chestnut slows down mid-munch
Joey Chestnut was not the first one to join the arena. Joey Chestnut was not the most popular with the 60 hot dogs he ate. His 10 minute stint inside the pits is his most efficient time in competition. However, he did do not claim the title of champion. Darron Breeden was his runner-up finish.
There was however an interesting story. The day before the competition, Chestnut was still on crutches. The crutches, as well as the lack of a crowd, might be a factor in the performance of Chestnut. However the contestant did eat greater quantities of hot dogs than other participant. In addition to the typical possible suspects, there were some surprises to look forward to.
It wasn’t until about 6 minutes when Chestnut really slowed down. Aforementioned corks together with a broken leg, made it difficult for him to perform at his best. He did win his prize in the end.
Dusty Baker’s journey to the World Series championship
Dusty Baker, whose career as a baseball manager began in 1968 He has been on the park a couple of times. He has managed his way to winning four pennants as well as two championships, and over 2,005 regular season games.
Baker is the only manager to accomplish this accomplishment. Baker has been a Major League manager for 25 years, and has guided five teams into the playoffs.
He helped lead in leading the Houston Astros to their first win last season and the Astros have two chances to be the winner during the current season. They are all set to get their hands on the trophy.
While Baker hasn’t been referred to as”the queen of the hill Baker has been a winner in more games than any other manager throughout the game’s history. Baker also holds the record for the most wins of a manager who is African-American.
Amanda Nunes won the bantamweight title.
Amanda Nunes is currently a woman’s featherweight and bantamweight champion. Her rank is 2nd on ESPN’s women’s pound-for-pound MMA list. She fought to win her second UFC title , when she defeated Julianna Pena in a unanimous decision in UFC 277.
Before her first UFC match, Nunes experienced a promising professional career in the regional circuit. Nunes was on a 12-fight winning streak following the time she was first recognized by UFC. Megan Anderson was her fifth final fight in the championship.
Her very first MMA fight ended with an untimely submission at 0:35 in Round 1. Ana Maria lost her rematch at 0:34 in Round 1. Also, she has lost two more MMA fights. During her reign as the bantamweight champion had an eight-year streak. However, her defeat to Pena at the end of December last year, snapped her 12-match win streak.
The United States Women’s Hockey team beat Finland with a long-range shot to ensure a place in the playoffs
The United States women’s hockey team ended their win with a 5-2 score over Finland on Thursday to earn place in the Olympic gold medal game. After winning four straight gold medals Team USA must now to defeat Canada in order to secure the fifth gold medal.
The Americans scored two times in the first period and led 4-0 after the second. The Americans were also guided by Amanda Carpenter and Coyne Schofield. They lost 52-12 to Finland.
The Finns were able to beat the American shutout after just the third minute remaining on the final. But after a video review it was decided to go into overtime. After five seconds, Abby Roque tallied the empty-net goal.
In the first period, Team USA outshot Finland 19-2. Within the initial 20 minutes the Americans had the advantage with a shot rate of 33 percent. The chances of scoring the game-winning goal were slim.