August 24, 2015

Published On August 24, 2015 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

1Chatham native Chad Laprise has lost the first fight of his UFC career at Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon last night.

On Sunday, the 28-year-old lost 2:43 minutes into the first round by TKO to fellow lightweight Francisco Trinaldo of Brazil.

Laprise is now 11-1.


2Congrats to Scott Thompson and Dean Patterson on the CK Amazing Race win on Saturday. Over $35,000 was raised in the 10th annual United Way fundraiser.


3The beach bus is on the road again today. All summer, Friday-Monday catch the bus and head to Mitchell’s Bay or Erieau.

Info, rates and routes here.

Conventional Bus


4The best of the best beer milers competed in the Beer Mile World Classic Saturday in San Francisco.

Canadian Lewis Kent was the winner in a time of 5:09. Kent’s record is 4:55:78.


5MasterCard is testing a new smartphone app that allows people to pay for online purchases with a Selfie or their fingerprints. Users who choose facial recognition will have to stare at their phone and blink once while taking a Selfie. MasterCard is also experimenting with voice recognition

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