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

Roy Jones Jr. gives advice to Tyson Fury over Anthony Joshua unification fight

Former four-weight world champion Roy Jones Jr. has warned Tyson Fury he must not lose his focus after defeating Deontay Wilder and says he needs to be at his best to beat Anthony Joshua. The Gypsy King claimed the WBC heavyweight title in empathic fashion on Saturday night in Las Vegas, dropping Wilder twice before the American’s corner finally threw in the towel in the seventh round. Wilder intends to

Jessie Vargas feels Mikey Garcia fight is a 'do-or-die situation' for him

Every boxer wants a major world title. To win one is a lifelong accomplishment. That’s one of the reasons fighters put in the blood, the sweat and the tears for countless hours inside the gym.  Another thing boxers want: to fight against the marquee names in the sport and having their hand raised in victory. Jessie Vargas has accomplished the first thing. The 30-year-old is a former two-division world champion, beating Khabib Allakhverdiev to win the

Boxing news: Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury prediction, Conor McGregor message, Whyte’s vow

Boxing news – Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury prediction Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn is adamant the unified heavyweight champion is more than capable of outboxing his WBC counterpart Tyson Fury. “You box him, you fight him, you fight him on the inside,” Hearn told Seconds Out when asked how Joshua would beat Fury. “You know what he’s going to do, you know he’s got the ability to do whatever

Meet the Melbourne boxer who is half the man he used to be

In his late 20s, Jayde Mitchell was 178 centimetres tall, working flat out running a concreting business, and weighed in at 130 kilograms. Six years later the Melbourne-based boxer is a svelte 76 kilograms and looking to build on a career record that stands at 20 wins, one loss, with 10 knockouts. Jayde Mitchell at training this week.Credit:Simon Schluter If he can beat Hungarian fighter Istvan Szili in Melbourne on

The Undertaker wins on return at Super ShowDown to set up WrestleMania clash

WWE legend The Undertaker picked up a massive win at Super ShowDown as he triumphed in the Tuwaiq Trophy Gauntlet. The Deadman flew out to Saudi Arabia to make a surprise appearance, and hadn't been seen in a WWE ring since an episode of SmackDown in September. He was not booked or advertised to be part of the card at the Mohammed Abdu Arena in Riyadh, but won his first