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  • December 9, 2017 11:51 PM GMT

    Daniel Ricciardo has dedicated his Malaysian Grand Prix victory to the late Jules Bianchi and says he has been waiting two years to do so.The Australian took advantage of Lewis Hamiltons dramatic engine failure to lead home Red Bulls first one-two since the 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix. Ricciardo fended off teammate Max Verstappens charge with a brilliant defensive drive, just moments before leader Hamiltons race ended up in smoke as his Mercedes caught fire.After the race, a visibly emotional Ricciardo, who claimed his first win since the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix, told Sky that he had been wanting to dedicate a victory to Bianchi -- who died last year as a result of severe head injuries he suffered after a crash in 2014 at Suzuka.I want to dedicate this one to Jules, as well, he said. Ive been waiting for a victory and waiting to dedicate this to him.My life definitely changed after that incident. Im extremely grateful and appreciative of everything that Ive got. Ill dedicate this to him.Ricciardo believes the win is a sign of how far Red Bull has come as a team over the last two years and was quick to pay gratitude to his family.After Monaco in particular was obviously mixed emotions. It was a hard one to take. I felt weve come through that, as a team weve learnt a lot. As a person, it made me a bit stronger. I think Ive only got better since then.I want to thank my parents. Theyre not here this weekend but definitely without them... I think just simple things, the way they supported me growing up. I had a good upbringing, Im thankful for that. I think its definitely helped me get to this point. My sister as well.Ricciardo lost out on an almost-certain victory in Monaco earlier this year, after a slow pit stop saw him finish behind Hamilton in second. The Red Bull driver said he felt his win in Sepang was deserved after losing out around the streets of Monte Carlo.Obviously Lewis got the lead and got his problem. 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Pence singled in the winning run with no outs in the ninth inning to give the Giants a 7-6 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. A roundup of the past weeks notable boxing results from around the world:Saturday at Manchester, EnglandJorge Linares W12 Anthony Crolla - Fight recap Wins a lightweight title Scores: 117-111, 115-114, 115-113 Records: Linares (41-3, 27 KOs); Crolla (31-5-3, 13 KOs)Rafaels remarks: On another big night for boxing in the United Kingdom, where so many big fights now take regularly place, Linares, 31, of Venezuela, went to Crollas hometown and turned in an outstanding performance during a tremendous action fight to not only lift Crollas alphabet title but stake his claim to the lineal title, since most viewed them as the top two fighters in the 135-pound division.It was the second time that Linares went to England and scored a big win over a British fighter. In May 2015, he knocked out Kevin Mitchell in the 10th round of a fight of the year candidate to retain his belt. However, earlier this year, when Linares had a hand injury, he was stripped of the title and made a titleholder in recess.Crolla, 29, who was making his second defense and facing a formidable opponent for the fourth fight in a row, gave a great effort and applied pressure, but he was simply not as good as the more skillful Linares, whose fast hands, high work rate and outstanding body attack gave Crolla problems throughout the fight.Linares closed strong to take the final few rounds as he went the 12-round distance for the first time in his 14-year career. Theres a good chance there will be a rematch back in Manchester next year.Also on the card, British welterweight Conor Benn (5-0, 3 KOs), the son of former two-division world titleholder and British legend Nigel Benn, went the six-round distance in a shutout of 27-year-old countryman Ross Jameson (1-2, 0 KOs), winning 60-55 on the scorecard of referee Darren Sarginson. Benn, who turns 20 on Wednesday, was fighting just two weeks after notching a second-round knockout of Joe Ducker on the Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook undercard.Saturday at Carson, CaliforniaDonnie Nietes W12 Edgar Sosa Flyweight Scores: 120-108 (three times) Records: Nietes (39-1-4, 22 KOs); Sosa (52-10, 30 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Nietes, 34, of the Philippines, made four strawweight world title defenses and then won a junior flyweight world title, which he defended nine times during his 2011 to 2016 reign. But he vacated the belt and moved up to flyweight, looking to make another title run and took on Sosa, 37, of Mexico, a former longtime junior flyweight titleholder who has seen better days.Fighting in the United States for the second time, Nietes, who has been unbeaten for 12 years, rolled to a shutout decision against the game Sosa. Sosa had no answers for the busier, more accurate and more skilled Nietes, who clobbered him with right hands throughout the fight. Two right hands rocked Sosa in the final round, who lost for the second time in three fights, having also been drilled in two rounds by pound-for-pound king Roman Chocolatito Gonzalez in a flyweight world title bout in May 2015. Nietes is hoping for a flyweight world title shot against the winner of the Nov. 5 vacant title bout between Zou Shiming and Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym, who will fight on the Manny Pacquiao-Jessie Vargas undercard.Also on the card, 21-year-old Filipino prospect Mark Magsay (15-0, 11 KOs), fighting in the United States for the second time, rolled to a lopsided decision against 23-year-old Mexican southpaw Ramiro Robles (13-6-1, 8 KOs), knocking him down in the second and seventh rounds and winning on scores of 120-106, 119-107 and 118-108 to hand him his fifth loss in his past six bouts.Saturday at Cancun, MexicoJhonny Gonzalez KO1 Hirotsugu Yamamoto Junior lightweight Records: Gonzalez (62-10, 52 KOs); Yamamoto (19-13-2, 3 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Former bantamweight and two-time featherweight world titleholder Gonzalez, 35, of Mexico, made quick work of Yamamoto, 33, of Japan, handing him his second loss in a row. Gonzalez, who won his fourth fight in a row since an upset decision loss to Jonathan Oquendo last September on the Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto undercard, dropped an off-balance Yamamoto to all fours with a left hook with just under a minute to go in the opening round. Yamamoto did not appear hurt and got up immediately. But then, just before the round ended, Gonzalez nailed him with a left hook to the chin and he went down hard flat on his back and the fight was waved off. Even with the fight over, he eventually got up but stumbled into the ropes and was out of it.Friday at Miami, OklahomaRadivoje Hot Rod Kalajdzic TKO5 Travis Peterkin Light heavyweight Records: Kalajdzic (22-1, 15 KOs); Peterkin (16-1-1, 7 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Kalajdzic, 25, who hails from Bosnia and Herzegovina and lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, is viewed as undefeated by many because his only loss came in his last fight in April when he was the victim of a very shaky split decision to Marcus Browne, who was credited with a non-existent knockdown in the first round that was the difference in the scoring. He looked good against Peterkin, 26, of Brooklyn, New York, dropping him twice in the fifth round.Kalajdzic, who said he wanted to make a statement his first appearance on Showtimes ShoBox: The New Generation, did just that as he scored the first knockdown with a right-left combination and then finished him with clean right hand on the chin. As Peterkin went down in a neutral corner, referee Gerald Ritter stopped the fight at 1 minute, 32 seconds. After the fight Kalajdzic called for a rematch with Brown, a 2012 U.S. Olympian. Kalajdzic deserves one.Ivan Baranchyk W10 Wang Zhimin Junior welterweight Scores: 100-90 (twice), 99-91 Records: Baranchyk (12-0, 10 KOs); Zhimin (7-1, 3 KOs)Rafaels rremarks: The Beast Baranchyk, 23, a Byelorussia native fighting out of Brooklyn, New York, had appeared twice previously on Showtimes ShoBox: The New Generation and scored first-round knockouts.dddddddddddd This time, Zhimin, 30, a China native based in Nutley, New Jersey, took him the distance, although Baranchyk rolled to the near-shutout decision. Baranchyk got cut over his left eye in the fifth round, the first time he has been cut, but he cruised to the win. Zhimin fought hard, especially over the second half of the bout, but Baranchyk was busier, more accurate and a lot stronger. It was a good fight for Baranchyk because he got much-needed rounds: It was the first time he had been past the fourth round in his career.Trey Lippe Morrison TKO1 Ed Latimore Heavyweight Records: Lippe Morrison (12-0, 12 KOs); Latimore (13-1, 7 KOs)Rafaels remarks: The 6-foot-2, 221-pound Lippe Morrison, who turns 27 on Tuesday, is the son of the late Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight titlist and one of the most popular heavyweights of the 1990s. Lippe Morrison, a former college football player who had no amateur boxing background, is trained by Hall of Famer Freddie Roach and made his television debut on Showtimes ShoBox: The New Generation in an impressive performance against Latimore, 31, of Pittsburgh.Fighting in a scheduled six-round bout in front of a vocal home region crowd, Tulsas Lippe Morrison demolished Latimore, who was a major step up in competition. He dropped Latimore twice -- first with a right hand and then with two rights and a left hook -- and was on the verge of flooring him for a third time after cracking him with another right hand when referee Gary Ritter stopped the fight at 2 minutes, 19 seconds. Lippe Morrison seems to have inherited his fathers punching power.Ivan Golub TKO3 James Stevenson Welterweight Records: Golub (13-0, 11 KOs); Stevenson (23-3, 16 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Golub, a Ukraine native fighting out of Brooklyn, New York, continued to look good as he has in recent fights, taking out 33-year-old Baltimore native Stevenson -- easily his best opponent -- with relative ease. After a competitive opening round, Golub hurt Stevenson with a straight left hand in the second round and had him on the verge of going down. In the third round, Golub, a 27-year-old southpaw who went 270-32 as an amateur and was a five-time Ukrainian national champion, dropped Stevenson with a solid right hook to the chin. He beat the count but was a bit shaky, and Golub went after him. He unloaded more than 20 unanswered punches until referee Gerald Ritter waved it off at 2 minutes, 51 seconds. This was a very impressive performance for Golub.Friday at Kissimmee, FloridaChristopher Diaz W8 Raul Hirales Featherweight Scores: 80-71, 79-72, 77-73 Records: Diaz (18-0, 11 KOs); Hirales (22-6-1, 11 KOs)Rafaels remarks: In the hard-fought and crowd-pleasing main event of Top Ranks Solo Boxeo card on UniMas, Diaz, 21, of Puerto Rico, dropped Hirales to his rear end with an overhand right on top of the head about 30 seconds into the first round, but Hirales was not badly hurt and fought back hard. He made Diaz work for his victory, even if the scores were lopsided in a fight that marked a solid step up in competition for him. Hirales, 32, of Mexico, who went the 12-round distance in a loss to Carl Frampton in 2012, lost his fourth fight in a row, including third straight against an undefeated prospect.Julian Rodriguez W8 Claudionel Lacerda Welterweight Scores: 78-72 (twice), 77-73 Records: Rodriguez (14-0, 10 KOs); Lacerda (17-16-1, 12 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Nicknamed Hammer Hands, Rodriguez, 21, of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, was nonetheless forced to the go the distance with Lacerda, 37, of Brazil, who lost his sixth fight in a row. Although Rodriguez got knocked down to all fours about 10 seconds into the fight when Lacerda nailed him with a left hand on the chin and followed up with two right hands, he recovered quickly and earned the unanimous decision despite the intense pressure Lacerda tried to apply. Referee Frank Santore Jr. docked one point from Lacerda for holding and then hitting behind the head in the fourth round.Also on the card -- and in a shocking upset -- blue-chip featherweight prospect Toka Kahn Clary (19-1, 13 KOs), a 24-year-old southpaw and former amateur standout from Liberia and living in Providence, Rhode Island, got knocked out in the first round by John Gemino (15-7-1, 7 KOs), 24, of the Philippines.Friday at Santo Domingo, Dominican RepublicJavier Fortuna TKO2 Marlyn Cabrera Junior lightweight Records: Fortuna (30-1-1, 22 KOs); Cabrera (22-1, 10 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Fortuna won a vacant secondary junior lightweight belt by unanimous decision against Bryan Vasquez in May 2015, defended it by 10th-round knockout of Carlos Ivan Velasquez last September and then lost it when Jason Sosa scored a major upset by rallying for an 11th-round knockout on June 24 in Beijing. In his first fight since the loss, Fortuna, a 27-year-old southpaw, faced Dominican countryman Cabrera, 29, and dropped him twice in the utterly one-sided fight. Entering the bout, Cabrera was unbeaten but against poor opposition and Fortuna outclassed him. Just before the bell ended the first round, Fortuna floored him with a right hand. In the second round, Fortuna was all over him with a sustained flurry of punches as he battered him around the ring. As he was landing a combination and sending Cabrera to the canvas for the second time during the second round, Cabreras corner threw in the towel and the referee waved off the fight. Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '