Published:  12:00 AM, 20 March 2017 Last Update: 03:53 AM, 20 March 2017

Worldwide waffling

Worldwide waffling

Eminent American guitarist, singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music Chuck Berry who laid a cornerstone for rock 'n' roll music in the 1950s and influenced generations of performers who followed, has died on March 18, 2017. He was 90. "Man Chuck Berry has died :-( Music wouldn't have been the same without him around."  @bigmat1982

American professional boxer Danny Jacobs thought he fought the perfect fight; thought he had done all he needed to do to upset Kazakhstani professional boxer Gennady Golovkin and capture the middleweight championship before 19,939 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. But when the scorecards were read the anticipation of victory was shattered by a stunning defeat. "I know what I'm talkin bout with this boxing... If Jacobs don't win the decision in disappointed in boxing" @Dame_Lillard   "Abel Sanchez said one day, GGG will vacate his titles and Jacobs will be there to win them" @MikeCoppinger

Owen Wright, an Australian professional surfer on the Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour, suffered a serious brain injury surfing in Hawaii over a year ago. There were doubts over whether he would ever surf again, but he completed his comeback in style with victory at the first World Surf League event of the season - his first elite competition since the injury. "Owen Wright completes a stunning return from a serious head injury, winning at #SnapperRocks" @abcgrandstand

Nicaraguan professional boxer Gonzalez mostly known as Roman "Chocolatito", the consensus No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world, suffered a stunning defeat for the first time in his career by a courageous Srikaset Sor Rungvisai of Thailand by majority decision, and gave up his WBC super flyweight title in a brutal and bloody head-to-head, toe-to-toe battle that has fight of the year written all over it.#Boxing 'Chocolatito' suffers stunning defeat to Thai Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in bloody, brutal battle." @CoachCarson  "Respect to Chocolatito for moving up in weight! True champs take challenges. He will come back even better." @mannypacquiao



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