Kai Yafai idolised boxing icon Roman Gonzalez - now he’s set for Texas showdown

Tyson Fury returned to the top of the heavyweight world last weekend – but now it's time for Britain's longest reigning world champion to get his defining night. Birmingham's WBA super-flyweight champion Kal Yafai once sat ringside in awe of boxing icon Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez. But now he gets the chance to face the pound-for-pound superstar in the early hours of tomorrow in Texas. Yafai, 30, won the WBA belt

Cody Rhodes on his newfound confidence in AEW and preparing himself mentally for his matches

Cody Rhodes competed in the WWE from 2006-2016. But during his time in the land of sports entertainment, Rhodes never sniffed the main event scene. Instead, he was saddled with one bad gimmick after another, ranging from “Dashing” Cody Rhodes to Stardust. After asking for and receiving his release, it’s been an entirely different Rhodes.  He’s grown as a performer exponentially inside the ring since signing a contract with All

WWE address fears of coronavirus affecting WrestleMania 36 after Super ShowDown

WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon insists health and safety will always come first amid the outbreak of the coronavirus ahead of WrestleMania 36. WrestleMania is set to take place on April 5 at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida but questions have risen as COVID-19, as the virus has become officially known, has spread in every continent bar Antarctica. The health and safety of not only our fan

Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: Eddie Hearn fires £500m message to Gypsy King's dad

Eddie Hearn has responded to John Fury’s £500million demand for his son Tyson to fight Anthony Joshua. A fight between the Brits is currently the most-desired contest in boxing following Fury’s emphatic dethroning of Deontay Wilder last weekend. Fury claimed the WBC heavyweight title with a tactical masterclass at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena, which ended with him scoring a seventh-round technical knockout victory. The lineal heavyweight champion overwhelmed

UFC sign Khabib Nurmagomedov's younger cousin Umar

Chip off the old block? UFC sign Khabib Nurmagomedov’s younger cousin Umar and will fight on undercard to his huge fight against Tony Ferguson The UFC have announced the signing Khabib Nurmagomedov’s younger cousin Umar Nurmagomedov is undefeated in his 12 professional MMA bouts to date  The 24-year-old is a regular fixture in Khabib’s entourage and training group   The UFC are lining up a bantamweight debut bout for the UFC

Tyson Fury back on the school run as he celebrates win with five-tier cake

Tyson Fury returned to reality this week as he did the school run just days after his win over Deontay Wilder . The newly-crowned heavyweight world champion touched down in Manchester on Tuesday and on Friday posted a video of himself taking his kids to school. Fury did however find time to celebrate with his wife Paris as they tucked into a stunning five-tier cake which features a crown, a

Wilder could STEP ASIDE to let Fury take on Joshua as soon as JUNE

Deontay Wilder could be paid off to forfeit his chance for a rematch and allow Tyson Fury to take on Anthony Joshua as soon as JUNE, claims Eddie Hearn Eddie Hearn insists Anthony Joshua could fight Tyson Fury as early as June Fury was crowned WBC king after his seventh-round win over Deontay Wilder Wilder has activated a clause to secure a third fight with the Gypsy King Meanwhile Anthony

Dillian Whyte makes Deontay Wilder threat - 'I'd make him s*** himself in the ring!'

Dillian Whyte wants to fight Deontay Wilder, despite the fact that he hasn’t got a world title anymore, because he wants to fight a “bully fighter”. Wilder was knocked out in the seventh round of his clash with Tyson Fury last weekend. Whyte has been the mandatory challenger for the WBC belt since last year and is due to fight for the belt in early 2021. His promoter Eddie Hearn

Tyson Fury: What happened in the final hours of the mission to bring home the belt?

Tyson Fury’s flight home was delayed by a thunderstorm leading to a boozy wait in a random airport – it was the only thing to go wrong in an otherwise perfect assault on Las Vegas. The 48-hour stretch from before to after his destruction of Deontay Wilder veered from a calculated calm to wild celebration and ended with Fury’s inner-circle sat in an airport pub wondering when they could go

Deontay Wilder told not to be 'selfish' and let Tyson Fury face Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder has been told he could land his biggest ever payday if he lets Tyson Fury fight Anthony Joshua instead of insisting on a rematch. The Bronze Bomber lost his WBC heavyweight title to a dominant Fury on Saturday, and is set to refuse an offer from the Gypsy King to skip the trilogy fight he is entitled to under his contract. But Wilder has been warned it would