The impact of leather on leather imparts a pleasing crack as Pierre Andurand releases a combination of jabs and hooks onto pads being held by his coach. Powerful shoulders hint at a past as an elite swimmer in France.
Anschutz Entertainment Group Inc., the operator of the Staples Center in Los Angeles and London’s O2 arena, teamed up with billionaire Eike Batista and Brazil’s largest construction company to run Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium for 35 years.
On the evening of May 8, 2010, Juan Castillo walked into Plaza Mexico Bar & Grill in a strip mall in Laredo, Texas, paid the $5 cover to a woman in a flowery dress, went inside and ordered a Coors Light.
Eike Batista is $3.2 billion closer to his target of becoming the world’s richest man after warning Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim that he planned to overtake him. At this rate, he’s unlikely to take the top spot before 2024.
Cain Velasquez, a tattooed mixed martial arts fighter, slams his elbow into the face of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, opening an inch-long gash on the bridge of the 264-pound Brazilian’s nose. Blood sprays onto the Bud Light logo in the middle of the canvas mat.
Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Brothers Frank Fertitta III and Lorenzo Fertitta discuss their stakes in Station Casinos LLC and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The Fertitta brothers, who each controls a fortune worth at least $1 billion according to data compiled by Bloomberg News, also talk about working together as a family and the outlook for their Ultimate Poker Internet gaming site. This story is featured in the September issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine. (Source: Bloomberg)