Fighting

Conor McGregor responds to Khabib with alternative Justin Gaethje prediction

Conor McGregor is never one to pass up the opportunity to take a dig at Khabib Nurmagomedov. And so when the UFC lightweight champion outlined his tactics for his clash with Justin Gaethje, the Irishman bit back. Nurmagomedov will take on the interim 155lb champion on October 24 in order to determine the No.1 in the division. And after a video was posted of Gaethje training, Nurmagomedov said: "Justin is

The boxer, the mob and a death still haunting after 50 years

The boxer, the mob and a death still haunting after 50 years: Sonny Liston was the ‘scariest’ opponent Muhammad Ali ever fought, but his troubled life came to a tragic end amid rumours of heroin use, the criminal underworld and conspiracy Charles ‘Sonny’ Liston was one of the most feared and even hated men in the US  His talent for boxing was discovered while he was in prison for armed

Eggington wishes he could box like Mayweather but everyone else is glad he can't

Sam Eggington wishes he could box like Floyd Mayweather – but everyone else is quite happy he can’t. The 26-year-old will headline the first of Eddie Hearn’s ground-breaking Matchroom Fight Camp cards in a domestic dust-up with Ted Cheeseman tonight. The Birmingham-born brawler, known as 'The Savage', has become a huge hit with fans as a result of one simple fact – he loves to get into a tear-up. The

Khabib faces tough fight if he wants late father's dream GSP bout

Justin Gaethje presents Khabib Nurmagomedov’s biggest challenge to date at UFC 254… with the prospect of fulfilling his late father’s lifelong ambition in fighting Georges St-Pierre the stakes could not be higher for the undefeated Dagestani Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to face Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on October 24  The undefeated Russian will be looking to unify the lightweight division It will be the first time he has fought

Robert Whittaker has banished his demons and is primed for another run at UFC gold

Robert Whittaker overcame his demons and the most stressful fight of his career to get his UFC career back on track and possibly set up another shot at the middleweight title. Whittaker, Australia’s first UFC champion, downed Englishman Darren Till by unanimous decision over the weekend in his first bout since losing the belt against Israel Adesanya last October. Back in the winners circle and with a renewed sense of

Jones Jr insists he and Tyson would've beaten AJ and Fury in heydays

‘They are not as skilled as we were’: Roy Jones Jr insists he and Mike Tyson would have beaten heavyweight world champions Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury in their heydays Roy Jones Jr, 51, admitted that he and Mike Tyson, 54, are well past their primes Jones Jr said they couldn’t compete now with today’s heavyweight champions But insisted they would have beaten Anthony Joshua and Fury in their primes 

Whyte vs Povetkin: Eddie Hearn says Dillian Whyte is taking ‘huge risk’ with WBC status at Fight Camp

Dillian Whyte has been warned against the threat of “under-performing” against Alexander Povetkin in the behind-closed-doors atmosphere of Fight Camp by promoter Eddie Hearn. Matchroom HQ hosts Sam Eggington vs Ted Cheeseman on Saturday at 7pm, live on Sky Sports, the first of four consecutive weekends of boxing culminating with Whyte vs Povetkin on August 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Hearn insists that the new atmosphere at Fight

Joshua vs Pulev targeted for week before Fury vs Wilder

Anthony Joshua plans to KO Kubrat Pulev and then tell Tyson Fury : It's over to you. The heavyweight rivals are on a collision course for next year after agreeing a two-fight deal in principle. But both are contracted to interim fights which have been significantly delayed by the coronavirus crisis. Joshua was due to take on Pulev on June 20 in London but will now tackle his mandatory challenger

Dana White backs Chimaev to become one of the world's best fighters

‘His confidence is through the roof’: UFC president Dana White backs ‘special’ Khamzat Chimaev to become one of the world’s best fighters Dana White believes that Khamzat Chimaev can be one of the world’s best Chimaev managed to win two fights in ten days in two different weight divisions  White said Chimaev is ‘special’ and has been impressed with his confidence  UFC president Dana White believes that Khamzat Chimaev is capable

Dillian Whyte's protege Fabio Wardley battles Simon Vallily on Saturday, live on Sky Sports

Fabio Wardley’s blistering speed and destructive power have propelled him up the heavyweight rankings – and he targets his first title in ‘Fight Camp’ on Saturday. The unbeaten 25-year-old has racked up eight victories, with seven knockouts, since turning professional, and Wardley can enhance his growing reputation when he battles Simon Vallily for the English belt in the opening ‘Fight Camp’ show, live on Sky Sports. 🗣️"I think it's going