Hot sports news around the world on May 7th, 2020

Federer proposed merging ATP and WTA

Roger Federer said that it was time for the two professional tennis associations of men (ATP) and women (WTA) to merge.

Federer’s proposal greatly influenced the tennis village. The outbreak of Covid-19 severely affected sports in general and tennis in particular. Roger Federer said it was time for the two male professional tennis associations (ATP) and the female (WTA) to merge while still in a state of interruption. The idea of ‚Äč‚Äčintegrating the ATP and WTA was supported by many famous players, including Rafael Nadal.

McGregor fixes the next opponent

Conor McGregor’s head coach, John Kavanagh, revealed that Justin Gaethje was the first choice to rival Ireland’s superstar. Fans love Gaethje, the talented boxer who owns high form and is also “pursuing” Conor McGregor.

In January 2020, the former lightweight World Series of Fighting champion was considered by UFC to “welcome” Conor McGregor for the return. However, Justin had to yield to Conor for his fellow boxer Donald Cerrone. However, Cerrone was knocked out by McGregor after only 40 seconds.

WWE fired former UFC King Cain Velasquez

After only two appearances at WWE, former UFC heavyweight Cain Velasquez was forced to leave this giant corporation. Cain left because of WWE’s budget reduction plan during the Covid-19 epidemic raging in the United States.

The first time Velasquez went to WWE was in July 2018, he trained at Performance Center, Florida. In February 2019, Cain Velasquez returned to UFC and lost at the hands of Francis Ngannou. Later, Cain Velasquez switched to wrestling at the Mexican AAA wrestling company in August.

Israel Adesanya threatens Paulo Costa

Israel Adesanya is considered the most successful UFC puncher in recent times. However, the unattractive protection of the Nigerian boxer at UFC 248 made him receive many negative comments.

Understanding the audience’s psychology and criticism from rival Paulo Costa, who will challenge the UFC middleweight championship, Adesanya did not hesitate to challenge the martial artist from Brazil.