1986 Epsom Derby

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James ‘Buster’ Douglas Knocks Out Tyson 1990

James 'Buster' Douglas Knocks Out Tyson 1990 While many of the big fights are held within the vicinity of a Las Vegas best payout casino, on February 11, 1990, ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson, 23, stepped into the ring at the Tokyo Dome for the fight billed as ‘Tyson is Back!’ unbeaten in 37 fights, including ten world title fights, and as the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. By contrast, his opponent, James ‘Buster’ Douglas, 30, had already suffered four defeats – including a tenth round technical knockout by Tony Tucker in his only previous world title fight in 1987 – and was expected to be little more than ‘cannon fodder’ for Tyson, as he warned up for a meeting with undefeated heavyweight contender Evander Holyfied. Indeed, Tyson later recalled, ‘I didn’t consider Buster Douglas much of a challenge. I had easily beaten everybody who had knocked him out.’

However, Douglas belied odds of 42/1 offered by bookmakers and online casino sites by  proving the sharper of the pair right from the start. He kept Tyson at bay with a series of good, solid jabs, and repeatedly clinched as the largely rhythmless, ineffective champion attempted to counter attack. In the eighth round, though, Douglas succumbed to an uppercut, which knocked to the canvas. He survived until the end of the round and, in the ninth, Tyson went for a quick finish but, in so doing, exposed himself to series of hard, right-hand counter-punches. Tyson barely survived the round and, in the tenth, Douglas landed a fierce, right-hand uppercut of his own, followed by a right-left-right-left combination that left Tyson fumbling for his gumshield as the referee counted him out.

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Japan vs. South Africa 2015

Japan vs. South Africa 2015 At the time of writing, World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont has reportedly promised the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) that Japan will become a Tier One Nation, making it the first Asian country to do so. Japan has appeared in all nine editions of the Rugby World Cup so far, but ‘The Brave Blossoms’ have endured a roller-coaster ride, with several humiliating defeats at the hands of Australia and New Zealand.

However, on September 19, 2015, at the Community Stadium in Falmer, on the outskirts of Brighton, Japan enjoyed arguably its finest hour on the rugby field. Having not won a game at the Rugby World Cup since 1991, Japan lined up against two-time Rugby World Cup winners South Africa in the opening match of Pool B in the 2015 Rugby World Cup; what followed would later be dubbed ‘The Brighton Miracle’. The magnitude of the win eclipsed anything seen in a South Africa online casino.

Japan scored their first try to lead 10-7 after 29 minutes but, after full-back Ayumu Goromaru converted his own try to tie the scores 29-29 after 68 minutes, replacement fly-half Handré Pollard put the Springboks back in front, 32-29, with just eight minutes remaining. As the match ticked into injury time, Japan were awarded a penalty which, if successful, would have drawn the match. Captain Michael Leitch opted instead for a scrum, which led to replacement wing Karne Hesketh scoring a last-gasp winning try on the left flank to seal one of the all-time great sporting upsets. In their shoes I’d be celebrating on usa real money casinos, but I expect the players are more disciplined than I am!

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