first_imgMOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Serena Williams out of Montreal tourney for personal reasons Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Bivol took it 116-112 on one scorecard, while two others had it 120-108, in convincing victory.“Chilemba is a good fighter and he had champion spirit tonight,” Bivol said.Bivol, a Russian, worked the body and caught Chilemba in the sixth with a pair of quick jabs to the head. But he was never in a hurry to finish the fight and the restless crowd booed when the bout stagnated in the eighth round.Chilemba, with former four-class champion Roy Jones Jr. in his corner, hung tight and kept the fight from completely getting away from him. He failed to throw the power punches in the later rounds he needed for a knockout to win the fightKovalev walked through the arena to a rousing ovation about two hours before the card was set to start on HBO, and Bivol already had his sights set on what would have been the biggest fight of his career.“If the fans want that fight, it will happen,” the 27-year-old Bivol said. “I just want to fight the best fighters.”Who knows who he’ll get next?The 35-year-old Kovalev could get a rematch — he was ahead on all three scorecards — but was dazed in the seventh and never mounted a comeback against the right and a left hook.It was a thrilling ending to boxing’s return to the boardwalk for the first time in four years. Kovalev also headlined that Nov. 8, 2014 card and beat Bernard Hopkins in a championship bout on the last major night of boxing in Atlantic City.The sport was flattened as the casinos dried up — five shuttered over that span — before a recent rebirth that included the June opening of the Hard Rock. The legalization of sports betting in New Jersey should only help the city land better cards. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Kovalev had a bit of a following in New Jersey — he fought in three different AC venues in 2014 — and had rolled to a 30-0-1 record until his career as derailed by the losses to Ward.“I lost my mind when I started to get famous,” Ward said this week.Now, he lost his title.Kovalev was originally slated to fight Marcus Browne until legal issues with the challenger raised concerns about moving forward with the bout.Eleider proved quite the super sub — and now, champion. LATEST STORIES Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Eleider Álvarez, rear, of Colombia, celebrates as referee David Fields holds on to Sergey Kovalev, of Russia, after Alvarez knocked Kovalev out during the seventh round of their boxing bout at 175 pounds, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Eleider Alvarez rocked Sergey Kovalev with a right that dropped the Russian on his rear.He never let up in his first shot at the title.ADVERTISEMENT ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms After three years of waiting for a light heavyweight title fight, Alvarez left Kovalev crumpled on the canvas, enveloped by a victory celebration. He dropped Kovalev three times in a brutal seventh round and won the 175-pound championship by knockout at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Saturday night.Alvarez ran his record to 24-0 (12 KOs) and sprinted around the ring as Kovalev stumbled back to his corner. Alvarez got the KO at 2:45 in the seventh as the sellout crowd of 5,642 at Etess Arena went wild for boxing’s newest champion.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“I knew it was my chance and I wanted to take it right now,” Alvarez said.Alvarez won the WBO light heavyweight title and ended Kovalev’s latest reign atop the division. Alvarez, who once had surgery on his right hand, found the power in that hand to level Kovalev with a right and send him to the canvas. Alvarez, a Colombian, pounced and pounded away at Kovalev when he beat the 10 count and knocked him down two more times before referee David Fields ended the fight. After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “It was a two (punch) combo that I have been throwing my whole career and we worked on it in camp,” Alvarez said. “I have always practiced that in camp and we thought it would work in this camp.”Dmitry Bivol unanimously outpointed Isaac Chilemba to retain the WBA version of the 175-pound title. There had been hopes to match Kovalev (32-3-1) against Bivol in a unification bout, perhaps later this year.Alvarez caught Kovalev, who hasn’t been the same since consecutive defeats to Andre Ward, and put those plans on ice. His third knockdown left Kovalev on all fours, and he sat motionless on the canvas as Alvarez took a victory leap into his corner. Kovalev was taken to a hospital.Alvarez had used wins over Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute to earn a title shot he believed was years in the making.“I wanted to show that I could stay strong and do good things,” Alvarez said. “His punches were not as hard as they were in the beginning of the fight.”ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

first_imgSecretary of the Senate, Nanbolor SingbehWhile awaiting the Commercial Court’s judgment to establish if J. Nanborlor Singbeh, secretary of the Liberian Senate, misappropriated over a million dollars in equipment and materials belonging to a Czech Republic-based company, MHM Eko-Liberia, another lawsuit has been filed against Singbeh.The latest lawsuit filed before the Magisterial Court in Kakata, Margibi County, was brought by Mrs. Gartee Lorwoe, the widow of the late James Lorwoe, in which she claimed that Singbeh owed her and her five children US$20,000, equivalent to four years unpaid rental fees for fifty acres of undeveloped forest land that contained two large deposits of rocks around the Leiyea Mountain, situated at Seeke Town, District#4, Margibi County.Singbeh, according to the suit, entered into the agreement for a period of five years with an annual rental fee of US$5,000. In addition, the company was to pay Lorwoe a fee of US$1.00 for every ton of rocks sold.Singbeh is expected to appear before the court on Monday, March 11, 2019, at the precise hour of 2:00 p.m.MHM Eko Liberia and James Lorwoe entered into the five-year lease agreement that commenced on July 1, 2013 and was expected to have expired on June 30, 2018.Singbeh is the president and chairman of the board of directors of MHM Eko-Liberia, a company established in 2013 to engage in the production of crushed rocks.He also holds 30 percent of a total of 100 shares, while two Czech Republic nationals, Pavel Miloschewsky and Martin Miloschewsky, hold 35 percent each.Singbeh, then the chairman of the company, was the liaison between the family and the company.But, Mrs. Lorwoe, in her suit against Singbeh, claimed that before the death of her husband, Singbeh, on November 11, 2013 paid US$5,000 for the first year as lease of their forest land in the county.Few days after the payment of US$5,000 for the first year, James Lorwoe got sick and later was pronounced dead.It was when the Probate Court, in Margibi County issued Mrs. Gartee Lorwoe a letter of administration, giving her the legal power to administer the Intestate Estate of the Late James Lorwoe.A copy of the lease agreement, obtained by the Daily Observer, claimed that in the case of a sublease, the MHM Eko-Liberia shall be required to pay the Lorwoe 25% of the difference between the rent covered by the said lease agreement and the sub-lease agreement with a third party.MHM Eko-Liberia, shall also be solely responsible to pay all taxes levied assessed against the property as provided by law during the period covered by the agreement and any other extension.After the first payment of US$5,000, since the death of Mr. Lorwoe and up to present, the suit claimed, Singbeh has persistently refused to pay the lease rental for the period of four years in the amount of US$20,000, despite the expiration of the lease agreement.Mrs. Lorwoe claims that, not being able to pay her US$20,000, Singbeh has been taking away equipment and materials belonging to the company, ofor which she has asked the court to place a stay order against Singbeh pending the outcome of her suit.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more