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Fight rewind: Hao relives three-round battle with Shields with friends, family at Umekes

| | Jul 25 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

Surrounded by family, friends and fans at Umekes Fishmarket Bar &Grill on Monday, Kailua-Kona mixed martial artist Scotty Hao sat back in his chair, calmly watching the MADTV broadcast of his three round fight against Jake Smith, which took place at King of the Cage: Head Strong in May.

  1. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    It was something of a bittersweet deal for Kawai Rios-Griego and half-brothers Kuhao Kane and Josh McPeek, promising paddlers on the Kawaihae boys 14 and 15 crews in the Moku O Hawaii Outrigger Canoe Racing Association.

  2. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    KAILUA-KONA — The loss Scotty Hao will never forget is one that came before his days as a professional MMA fighter.

  3. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Clint Dempsey fed Jozy Altidore for the go-ahead goal, then scored on a free kick to match Landon Donovan’s American record with his 57th international goal and lead the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 Saturday night and into the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship game.

  4. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    The Gold Coast Major (9-12 year olds) and Senior (13-16 years old) squads both continued regional tournament play on Saturday with mixed results.

  5. | Posted: Jul 23 2017 - 12:06am

    SOUTHPORT, England — Jason Day thought there might be a 62 out on the course as he played a suddenly vulnerable Royal Birkdale on Saturday, a few groups ahead of Branden Grace.

  6. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    SOUTHPORT, England — At the 12th hole at Royal Birkdale, a 183-yard par 3 with a green long and narrow like a Band-Aid, Matt Kuchar pulled a mid-iron from his bag. As he stood over the ball during the second round of the British Open on Friday, the crosswinds morphed into crossbones.

  7. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    University of Hawaii defensive lineman Kalepo Naotala is being transferred to a Colorado hospital that specializes in spinal-cord injuries, family spokesman Gill Byrd announced on Thursday.

  8. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself.

  9. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    A pair of Big Island squads made big statements to open up play at mainland softball tournaments on Friday.

  10. | Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will start with the 2019 season.

  11. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 8:55pm

    The tide has turned since Puna started playing with a full deck in the Moku O Hawaii Outrigger Canoe Racing Association.

  12. Posted: Jul 22 2017 - 12:06am

    AP Sports Writer

  13. Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    DIVISION I

  14. | Posted: Jul 20 2017 - 9:39pm

    KEALAKEKUA — It’s an end of an era.

  15. | Posted: Jul 21 2017 - 12:06am

    To some, he is known as the Albino Kenyan.