Monthly Archives: December 2017

Murphy wins split decision in UFC to claim 10th career victory

December 2, 2017

After dropping three of her previous four decisions, Lauren Murphy of Eagle River finally had one go her way. The 34-year-old flyweight outpointed former Invicta FC champ Barb Honchak by the slimmest of margins, winning 29-28, 28-29, 29-28 to claim the three-round mixed martial arts fight at the Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale event in Las… Read more »

Kelter keys Team USA’s upset over world champ New Zealand

December 1, 2017

Eagle River’s Alev Kelter converted the winning conversion with no time on the clock as the U.S. women’s national rugby sevens team pulled off a massive upset of five-time defending world champion New Zealand 14-12 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With her team trailing 12-7 with no time remaining, American Kelsi Stockart slipped past the… Read more »