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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.

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    WAIKOLOA — Laird Malamed didn’t have to look hard for some good advice as he trekked through the Kona Marathon.

  2. | Posted: Jun 26 2017 - 12:05am

    BJ Penn did have one bolt of lightning left.

  3. | Posted: Jun 26 2017 - 12:05am

    WAIKOLOA — There are very few endurance events left on the Big Island that Bree Wee doesn’t have her name on.

  4. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am

    CROMWELL, Conn. — Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship.

  5. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am

    OMAHA, Neb. — With a wave of his cap to the LSU fans, Alex Lange disappeared into the dugout after what very well could have been his last outing as a collegian.

  6. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am

    WAIKOLOA — The start line is a finish line of sorts for Kona Marathon race director Sharron Faff.

  7. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am

    HILO – If any crew is equipped to overcome a bad start, it would figure to be Puna Canoe Club’s Willie Viveiros, Jolene Hughes, Nalani Viveiros, Kevin Thompson, Brian Peterson and Miri Sumida.

  8. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:05am

    BJ Penn isn’t just supremely confident of pulling off a win Sunday against Dennis Siver. The once-retired UFC Hall of Famer sounds like he’s confident of winning well into the future.

  9. | Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 12:05am

    HAMILTON, Bermuda — Sailors have been falling off boats for as long as there have been boats. Even the world’s best are not immune.

  10. | Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 12:05am

    As draft night approached, some of the heavy hitters in the NBA — Cleveland, San Antonio, Houston, Boston, the Clippers among them — were jockeying, making calls and looking for deals to try to position themselves to make a run at the Golden State juggernaut.

  11. | Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 12:05am

    Once a UFC headliner and forever a UFC Hall of Famer, BJ Penn’s fights nowadays are met with significantly less luster.

  12. | Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 12:05am

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Justin Gatlin showed the youngsters that age is just a number. As in, get down the track quick and post a good one.

  13. | Posted: Jun 24 2017 - 12:05am

    On courts, diamonds, golf courses and tracks and in gyms and pools — in short, everywhere girls and women compete in sports in this country — it would be appropriate to take a moment to reflect on the legacy of the late Hawaii Congresswoman Patsy Mink.

  14. | Posted: Jun 23 2017 - 1:13am

    Kean Wong finds his form at Triple-A

  15. | Posted: Jun 23 2017 - 12:05am

    As a young child growing up in the quaint town of Honaunau, Patrick Stover said that he never gave much thought to running.