Combate 34: Alejandro Flores vs. Levy Marroquin fight date, price, how to watch, live stream

first_imgAlejandro Flores suffered a first-round TKO after getting caught by a vicious spinning elbow from Andres Quintana at Combate 29 in December.Quintana says he caught Levy Marroquin with the same spinning elbow in their respective June 2017 fight, but that it didn’t faze Marroquin as much. What time does Combate 34 start?The eight-fight prelims are slated to get underway at 9 p.m. ET, with the main card kicking off closer to midnight.Combate 34 fight cardMain cardMain event: Alejandro Flores vs. Levy Marroquin; BantamweightsCo-main event: Marcelo Rojo vs. John Castaneda; BantamweightsPrelimsIvan Hernandez Flores vs. Daniel Barez; FlyweightsJoey Ruquet vs. Alan Cantu Garcia; BantamweightsMarco Antonio Elpidio vs. Ricardo Arreola; LightweightsDulce Garcia vs. Mariana Ruiz; CatchweightFernando Gonzalez Trivino vs. Juan Ramos; WelterweightsIvan Perez Rubalcava vs. Alejandro Gavidia; LightweightsKaren Cedillo vs. Lizeth Rodriguez; StrawweightsJair Perez vs. Abraham Canavati; Featherweights Join DAZN and watch Combate 34: Flores vs. Marroquin on April 12Whether that signals anything about the fighters’ durability remains to be seen this weekend.Copa Combate champ @BulletQuintana analyzes the main event clash between Levy Marroquín and Alejandro Flores. #CombateEstrellas⭐️ pic.twitter.com/7ApN97MtL9— Combate Americas (@combateamericas) April 9, 2019That’s when Flores (15-2) will look to get back into the win column when he faces Marroquin (12-2) at Combate Estrellas Monterrey (Combate 34) at the Arena José Sulaimán in Monterrey, Mexico on Friday night, live and exclusively in English on DAZN.Flores was riding a seven-match winning streak before being emphatically stopped by Quintana to end 2018. Meanwhile, Marroquin enters this bout having won four straight matches.The two were actually supposed to fight last spring, but the bout got canceled. Now, the winner between Flores-Marroquin will most certainly boost himself more into the thick of the bantamweight division and perhaps get a rematch with Quintana, who has defeated both fighters.Here’s everything you need to know about Combate 34.How to watch Combate 34Combate 34 is available on DAZN, the global live-sports streaming service, as well as Univision.A new subscriber to DAZN can sign up for a monthly subscription or annual pass to watch the fight. The annual pass — which includes access to all of DAZN’s live events, as well as highlights, replays, behind-the-scenes features, original shows and live reports — is $99.99, which averages out to a little over $8 a month. For those who want a monthly-plan instead of the longer-term value, fight fans can sign up for a monthly option for $19.99.For current subscribers, the fight is already included as part of your plan.last_img read more

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Breast Cancer Basics – What You Should Know About Mammograms And…

first_imgThe goal of the Paint the Town Pink campaign is to get women, age 40 and older, to schedule their annual mammograms and to raise funds for screening mammograms for women who can’t afford them. Here are questions and answers about mammography and breast cancer from the National Institute of Cancer.What is a mammogram?A mammogram is an x-ray picture of the breast.
Mammograms can be used to check for breast cancer in women who have no signs or symptoms of the disease. This type of mammogram is called a screening mammogram. Screening mammograms usually involve two x-ray pictures, or images, of each breast. The x-ray images make it possible to detect tumors that can’t be felt. Screening mammograms can also find microcalcifications (tiny deposits of calcium) that sometimes indicate the presence of breast cancer.
Mammograms can also be used to check for breast cancer after a lump or other sign or symptom of the disease has been found. This type of mammogram is called a diagnostic mammogram. Signs of breast cancer may include pain, skin thickening, nipple discharge, or a change in breast size or shape; however, these signs may also be indicators of benign conditions. A diagnostic mammogram can also be used to evaluate changes found during a screening mammogram or to view breast tissue when it is difficult to obtain a screening mammogram because of special circumstances, such as the presence of breast implants.How are screening and diagnostic mammograms different?Diagnostic mammography takes longer than screening mammography because more x-rays are needed to obtain views of the breast from several angles. The technician may magnify a suspicious area to produce a detailed picture that can help the doctor make an accurate diagnosis.What are the benefits of screening mammograms?Early detection of breast cancer with screening mammography means that treatment can be started earlier in the course of the disease, possibly before it has spread. Results from randomized clinical trials and other studies show that screening mammography can help reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer among women ages 40 to 74, especially for those over age 50.What are the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) recommendations for screening mammograms?Women age 40 and older should have mammograms every one to two years. Women who are at higher than average risk of breast cancer should talk with their health-care providers about whether to have mammograms before age 40 and how often to have them.What factors increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer?The strongest risk factor for breast cancer is age. A woman’s risk of developing this disease increases as she gets older. The risk of breast cancer, however, is not the same for all women in a given age group. Research has shown that women with the following risk factors have an increased chance of developing breast cancer:Personal history of breast cancerWomen who have had breast cancer are more likely to develop a second breast cancer.Family historyA woman’s chance of developing breast cancer increases if her mother, sister, and/or daughter have been diagnosed with the disease, especially if they were diagnosed before age 50. Having a close male blood relative with breast cancer also increases a woman’s risk of developing the disease.Genetic alterations (changes)Inherited changes in certain genes (for example, BRCA1, BRCA2, and others) increase the risk of breast cancer. These changes are estimated to account for no more than 10 percent of all breast cancers. However, women who carry certain changes in these genes have a much higher risk of breast cancer than women who do not carry these changes.Breast densityWomen who have a high percentage of dense breast tissue have a higher risk of breast cancer than women of similar age who have little or no dense tissue in their breasts. Some of this increase may reflect the “masking” effect of fibroglandular tissue on the ability to detect tumors on mammograms.Certain breast changes found on biopsyLooking at breast tissue under a microscope allows doctors to determine whether cancer or another type of breast change is present. Most breast changes are not cancer, but some may increase the risk of developing breast cancer.Reproductive and menstrual historyWomen who had their first menstrual period before age 12 or who went through menopause after age 55 are at increased risk of developing breast cancer. Women who had their first full-term pregnancy after age 30 or who have never had a full-term pregnancy are also at increased risk of breast cancer.Long-term use of menopausal hormone therapyWomen who use combined estrogen and progestin menopausal hormone therapy for more than five years have an increased chance of developing breast cancer.Radiation therapyWomen who had radiation therapy to the chest (including the breasts) before age 30 have an increased risk of developing breast cancer throughout their lives. This includes women treated for Hodgkin lymphoma. Studies show that the younger a woman was when she received treatment, the higher her risk of developing breast cancer later in life.AlcoholStudies indicate that the more alcohol a woman drinks, the greater her risk of breast cancer.DES (diethylstilbestrol)The drug DES was given to some pregnant women in the United States between 1940 and 1971 to prevent miscarriage. Women who took DES during pregnancy may have a slightly increased risk of breast cancer. The effects of DES exposure on breast cancer risk in their daughters are unclear and still under study.Body weightStudies have found that the chance of getting breast cancer after menopause is higher in women who are overweight or obese.Physical activity levelWomen who are physically inactive throughout life may have an increased risk of breast cancer. Being active may help reduce risk by preventing weight gain and obesity.Additional information about breast cancer and mammography is available from the National Institute of Cancer at the National Institutes of Health at www.Cancer.gov/cancertopics/screening/breast/mammogram.last_img read more

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Burrows, Canucks take major bite out of Bruins, edge Boston 3-2 in overtime

first_imgFourteen wins down, two to go.Alex Burrows took a major league bite out of the Boston Bruins, scoring 11 seconds into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory in game two of the Stanley Cup Final Saturday at the Rogers Centre.Vancouver now leads the best-of-seven Cup series 2-0 with game three set for Monday in Boston. Game time is 5 p.m. PDT on CBC-TV.Burrows, sent into the Boston zone on a quick pass from Daniel Sedin, faked a shot before circling the goal and slipping the puck into the vacant net before falling to the ice in jubliation.“Danny (Sedin) made a great chip . . . I knew I had a step on (Zdeno Chara),” Burrows told CBC-TV after the game. “We did some pre-scouting on Tim Thomas and we know he likes to challenge.“I wanted to fake a shot, go around and shoot right away. (Thomas) kind of tried to trip me a little bit because he knew I had the angle. I was just able to just wrap it, it was tight angle and I was just lucky it went in.”The heroics of Burrows, finishing the game with three points, may not have happened had the NHL’s disciplinary committee decided to suspend the Canuck winger for his alleged bite of the finger of Patrice Bergeron during game one of the series.Instead the league determined there was not enough evidence to suspend the Canuck winger, even though NHL senior vice-president of hockey operations Mike Murphy spoke to Burrows.“Everybody who follows our team knows he’s a pretty big part of our team,” Vancouver head coach Alain Vigneault told the media during the post-game press conference when asked about the significance of Burrows being in the lineup.“He plays 5-on-5. He plays power play and kills penalties. He’s one of our go-to guys and again came up big . . .. I thought he was one of our better players and we need him to play that way.”Burrows opened the scoring in the first period, surprising Thomas with a quick shot during the late stages of a power play.Former Vancouver Giant Milan Lucic tied the game in the second before Kamloops native Mark Recchi game Boston its first lead of the series.Boston finished the period out shooting the Canucks 14-10.Vancouver took the play to the Bruins and at 9:37 of the period were rewarded when Burrows tapped the puck over to Daniel Sedin who snapped a shot past Thomas.The Canucks were given an emotional lift with the return of centre Manny Malhotra.Malhotra had been out of the lineup since suffering a severe eye injury March 16 against Colorado Avalanche.“It was great, obviously,” Burrows explained when asked about his teammate. “Manny has worked so hard to get back into shape and be in the lineup with us. “When his injury happened we were afraid for him and for his career too. Obviously it’s nice to see that he’s healthy, but competing with us, that’s even better.”CUP NOTES: The goal by Alex Burrows was the second fastest in NHL history. Twenty-five years ago, Montreal’s Brian Skrudland scored just nine seconds into OT in Calgary to give the Canadiens a 3-2 win in Game 2 of the Final. Skrudland broke the mark of 11 seconds set in 1975 by the New York Islanders’ J.P. Parise in the third and deciding game of their preliminary-round series against the Rangers. . . .Both teams spent the night in Vancouver after the game, choosing to fly to Boston Sunday . . . .The Bruins have a tough task ahead of them as the record for a team falling behind 0-2 in the series is 4-42. . . . Manny Malhotra., playing 7:26 in the game, was 6-1 in the face off circle in game two. . . .Vancouver finished the game out shooting Boston 33-30 thanks to an 11-5 advantage in the third [email protected]last_img read more

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Cats survive Storm en route to Kootenay Volleyball title

first_img“Kudos to Selkirk for pushing us in a match that meant more to us (they had already qualified for provincial) than it might have them. I think we may have got caught being a little too confident.”The surprise of the tourney was the Salmo Falcons, which upset teams to grab the second Kootenay seed.After losing 3-0 to Sentinel, the Falcons shocked Fernie (3-1) 25-21, 25-13, 5-25, 26-24.The result dropped Fernie into fourth spot and a wild-card game against Vernon Christian.Nakusp and Kaslo’s J.V. Humphries finished tied for fifth with Grand Forks seventh, Elkford eighth, Sparwood ninth and Fernie Academy tenth.The Cats are currently ranked third in A girls provincial poll behind Kelowna Christian and Immaculata, also of Kelowna. The Mount Sentinel Wildcats tuned up for the provincial tournament later this month by capturing the Kootenay Zone Volleyball title with a three-set win over Selkirk Storm of Kimberley Saturday at the Selkirk College gymnasium in Castlegar.Mount Sentinel won the five-set match 25-19, 25-23, 25-20.The Cats now prepare to host the B.C. High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships November 28-December 1 at Selkirk.”We were “average” — serving, typically our biggest weapon, was inconsistent all weekend,” explained Sentinel coach Joe Moreira.last_img read more

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