Wide world of (wacky) sports

by Dave Boehler
The Beacon Sports Editor

You can’t make this stuff up:

Get a better diet

An MMA fighter was suspended for six months after he posted a video of himself vomiting during his weight cut. Adam Piccolotti wrote on social media that he threw up at least 20 times ahead of Bellator 274 in Connecticut.

Keep your shirt(s) on

A half-marathon in Alberta featured a man who wore 90 t-shirts on the 13.1-mile course to try to break the Guinness World Record of 76 set in 2019. David Eliuk said it hurt and he had a lot of issues with constriction on his arms in the first lap despite training for five months.

Get your ticket here

An unused ticket to Michael Jordan’s first NBA game with Chicago in 1984 sold for $468,000 on Saturday after a man who spent $8.50 for a pair of them auctioned one off. He was a college student at the time but could not find anyone to join him, so he kept the extra ticket in a folder. Heritage Auctions claims it is the only known intact ticket from the rookie’s debut.

His cigar also up for auction

A cigar that Jordan smoked is being auctioned off after it was obtained by the consignor when she met him and asked for a photo at a hotel in 2021. Jordan put out his half-smoked cigar in an ashtray to take the picture and then left without it, so the woman took it with her.

Hulkamania at its best

Former wrestler Hulk Hogan confirmed he and his second wife are no longer together via a tweet earlier this week:

“Yo Maniacs just for the record, the Facebook and Instagram posts of me and my girlfriend Sky, I am officially divorced, sorry I thought everyone already knew, love my Maniacs4Life.”

Categories: Sports

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