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Mixed Martial Arts Women's Strawweight Bout: Michelle Nicolini defeats Angela Lee by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
The defeat was so unbearable that left even the cricketer with tough mentality Shakib Al Hasan was crying like baby.
Government defeats since 1979 have tended to occur by much smaller margins, though no prime minister - even with a landslide majority in the Commons - has escaped without at least one loss.
ONE Super Series Kickboxing catchweight bout (72.5kg): Yodsanklai IWE Fairtex defeats Chris Ngimbi by Unanimous Decision (UD) after 3 rounds
The Balkan Wars are among the harshest defeats the Ottomans ever experienced.
JOHN Carver equalled an unwanted record after Newcastle United's defeat to Tottenham - the interim boss has now been in charge for six straight league defeats, matching a run under former manager Alan Pardew.
If certain convincing defeats from the same team are experienced, then it is logical for the defeated one to reexamine his tactics and not constantly look for the blame in the balls, judges, audience, Dimitar Grumar comments for Dnevnik in context to the eight-year defeats of the opposition.
"Yachats" defeats "Waldport." "God bless America" defeats "Yachats." "Impeach Bush" defeats "God bless America." "Animal House" defeats "Impeach Bush." "Allah" defeats "Animal House." "Bigfoot" defeats "Allah." "Napoleon Dynamite" defeats "bigfoot." "Lonely" defeats "Napoleon Dynamite." "Elvis" defeats "lonely" in extra innings.
Education advocates say the funding defeats are not a signal that voters aren't in favor of school spending, just that they are cautious about how money is raised.
Perhaps the most bitter of Korea's many bitter defeats was the 1953 truce agreement abandoning over 8,000 U.S.
He began with defeats against Ireland and Scotland in the Five Nations but then Wales went on a record-breaking run of ten straight wins after a 34-33 victory in France and a thrilling 32-31 defeat of England at Wembley to deny the home side the Grand Slam.