MMA Pioneer Pat Miletich Inducted into UFC Hall of Fame – Yahoo Sports
The 32-year-old Diaw reached agreement on a three-year, $22 million contract with the NBA champion Spurs, according to multiple reports Sunday. Contracts cannot be signed until Thursday. In 79 regular-season games with the Spurs last season, Diaw averaged 9.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. Diaw made an impact in the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat , averaging 6.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 5.8 assists. “Hey spurs fans, Good news i stay in san antonio for a few more years. Lets win it again,” Diaw said on Instagram. Diaw came to the Spurs in 2012 after he was waived by Charlotte. He is a member of the French national team with Spurs teammate Tony Parker. The Spurs also agreed to a contract extension with backup point guard Patty Mills.
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Done MMA Pioneer Pat Miletich Inducted into UFC Hall of Fame 2 hours ago Content preferences Done The latest addition to the UFC Hall of Fame is the promotions first welterweight champion, Pat Miletich . Miletich was inducted by UFC president Dana White during the UFC Fan Expo on Sunday in Las Vegas. He is one of the guys that helped build the foundation of mixed martial arts, said White, as he ushered Miletich onto the stage at the Mandalay Bay Event Center. Considered one of the true pioneers of mixed martial arts, Miletich began fighting in 1995, amassing a buy instagram comments record of 17-1-1 before debuting in theOctagonat UFC 16 in 1996, where he won two bouts in one night.He would go on to win the UFCs first 170-pound title by besting Mikey Burnett, who was a member of Ken Shamrocks Lions Den. Shamrock and Miletich were two of the first fighters in the U.S. to organize a strong team training concept and focus on integrating different disciplines, shedding the UFCs original idea of style vs. style. Miletich Fighting Systems fighters were often up against Lions Den competitors during thoseearly years. I’m very humbled by the way Dana has handled this whole thing.
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