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UFC 248: What UK time does Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero start?

UFC 248 takes place this weekend and the main event sees Israel Adesanya defend his middleweight championship against Yoel Romero. Undefeated Adesanya (18-0) dethroned Robert Whittaker in the Australian’s back yard in October to cap off a faultless first year and a half in UFC for the Nigerian-born New Zealander. Meanwhile, Romero (13-4) should be past his peak at 42, but the Olympic silver medalist wrestler still moves like – and possesses the

Tyson Fury's coach responds to Deontay Wilder's heavy costume excuse

Tyson Fury’s coach Andy Lee believes Deontay Wilder let himself down by blaming his defeat to the Gypsy King on a heavy ring-walk outfit. Wilder made the comments after the fight, claiming his 40-pound walk-out costume drained the energy from his legs before the bout had even started. Fury has already dismissed the excuse and his coach and cousin Lee was disappointed to hear such bizarre comments from the dethroned

UFC champion Israel Adesanya convinced he's immune to coronavirus

Israel Adesanya believes he is unlikely to contract coronavirus as the virus continues to wreak havoc on sporting events across the world. The UFC champion defends his middleweight belt against Yoel Romero this weekend in Las Vegas, with strawweight queen Weili Zhang also on the card as the co-main event. Zhang is China’s first UFC champion and her camp was thrown into chaos as the virus began to spread through

Did John Fury persuade son Tyson to SACK Ben Davidson?

Did John Fury persuade son Tyson to SACK Ben Davidson? Gypsy King’s father filmed blasting his son’s former trainer for being ‘not qualified’ and urging him to get a ‘proper trainer’ on board John Fury has been captured urging his son to part ways with his former coach  Tyson Fury had been with Ben Davison since he made his return from depression  However, following a gruelling win over Otto Wallin,

What Tyson Fury's dad John told WBC champion immediately after Deontay Wilder knockout

Tyson Fury’s dad John commended his son’s performance against Deontay Wilder last month as a ‘masterclass’ and ‘the best thing I’ve seen in my life’ during a phone call the two shared after the fight. Fury won the WBC and Ring Magazine belt off Wilder. Fury dominated Wilder for seven rounds and knocked him down twice en route to a TKO win after the Bronze Bomber’s corner threw the towel

Brock Lesnar footage leaks from WWE RAW with star heard in secret message to Drew McIntyre

Brock Lesnar has been caught on camera breaking character by sending a secret message to Drew McIntyre on RAW. British superstar McIntyre challenged WWE Champion Lesnar for the world title at WrestleMania 36 after winning the Men’s Royal Rumble Match in January. Pick up the belt Brock Lesnar The two heavyweights are now set to lock horns on April 5 at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The two

Anthony Joshua explains why Tyson Fury was so dominant in Deontay Wilder rematch

Tyson Fury dismantled Deontay Wilder with ease in their heavyweight rematch because “he was at his highest height” on the night, according to Anthony Joshua. Wilder was battered from pillar to post by Fury in Las Vegas, dropping to the canvas twice before his trainer Mark Breland chose to throw in the towel after seven rounds. It was a sensational performance from the Gypsy King, who became a two-time heavyweight

Royce Gracie interview: ‘The only rules were no biting and no eye gauging’ – First ever UFC champion on the night MMA was born

Royce Gracie, the first ever UFC champion and most famous practitioner of jiu-jitsu in the world, slips through the back door of Costa Coffee. He’s a hard man to get a hold of. I hardly imagined I’d meet him in a coffee chain in Essex, and the peripheral sight of him sat next to me while intently whisking the foam on his Massimo hot chocolate is a little startling. My perception of

Tyson Fury's phone call to his dad moments after beating Wilder

‘Did it look good on the telly?’: Tyson Fury’s heart-warming phone call to his dad moments after his stunning win over Deontay Wilder revealed in new documentary as John Fury brands his son ‘the best in the f****** world’ John Fury watched his son Tyson fight against Deontay Wilder back in London  The two shared an emotional phone call shortly after Fury’s superb victory Tyson said that he was ‘too

Dominic Ingle blasts Tyson Fury glove conspiracy after win over Deontay Wilder

Dominic Ingle, former trainer of Kell Brook and Billy Joe Saunders, has rubbished claims that Tyson Fury may have tampered with his gloves during his victory over Deontay Wilder last month. Fury produced one of the finest displays from a British boxer fighting abroad to clinch the WBC world heavyweight title, flooring Wilder in the third and fifth rounds before the American’s corner threw in the towel in the seventh.