Putin signs extension of last Russia-US nuclear arms treaty

first_imgRussian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill extending the last remaining nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States a week before the pact was due to expire. Both houses of the Russian parliament voted unanimously Wednesday to extend the New START treaty for five years. Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden had discussed the nuclear accord a day earlier, and the Kremlin said they agreed to complete the necessary extension procedures in the next few days. The pact’s extension doesn’t require congressional approval in the U.S., but Russian lawmakers had to ratify the move before Putin could sign off on Friday.last_img read more

Rigondeaux dominates Agbeko to retain titles

first_imgWBA/WBO world super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (13-0, 8 KOs) scored a one-sided twelve round unanimous decision over Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko (29-5, 22 KOs) on Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The technically superior Rigondeaux completely shut down Agbeko and won 120-108 on all cards.Judges Eugene Grant (120-108), Ron McNair (120-108) and Robin Taylor (120-108) all had Rigondeaux winning every round.The King Kong lost his IBF and WBC Silver Bantamweight bout to Abner Mares in 2011 and has since struggled to get a shot at the International stage.He recorded a 12 round Unanimous decision over Luis Melendez in March this year to secure the IBO Bantamweight titleHow Guillermo Rigondeaux entered the ring on Saturday night How Joseph Agbeko entered the ring on Saturday NightHow Guillermo Rigondeaux outclassed Joseph Agbekolast_img read more