Fighting

Ion Cutelaba grabs Dustin Jacoby's neck at UFC Vegas 25 weigh-in

Ion Cutelaba grabs Dustin Jacoby’s neck as light heavyweight stars have to be separated by Dana White and security at UFC Vegas 25 weigh-in ahead of Saturday night showdown Ion Cutelaba grabbed Dustin Jacob’y neck at the UFC Vegas 25 weigh-in  Jacoby responded by pushing his Moldovian opponent as things got heated  UFC president Dana White and security had to step in to separate them Cutelaba has history for trying to

Katie Taylor vs Natasha Jonas: Irish icon studying Terence Crawford for tips on how to be more vicious ahead of world championship defence

Who knows where Katie Taylor summons her nasty side from, but from beneath her soft voice and kind smile is one of the world’s most accomplished fighters who is still learning new ways to inflict hurt. She has been watching how Terence Crawford, the fantastically spiteful champion who is as chilling as Taylor is warm, inflicts pain. If Taylor can add his sheer viciousness it will be another string to

Eye-watering Mayweather and Paul fight purse and details of exhibition showdown

Floyd Mayweather is set for another handsome payday for his upcoming exhibition bout against Logan Paul with both fighters set to cash-in staggering amounts from the pay-per-view clash. Unbeaten former four-weight world champion Mayweather is no stranger to a big cheque having been involved in the two highest-grossing fights in boxing history. And his meeting with the YouTube star promises to earn him more than he would get from an

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Derek Chisora poses with Briton Natasha Jonas

PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Derek Chisora poses with British lightweight hopeful Natasha Jonas as the pair prepare for their crucial battles with Joseph Parker and Katie Taylor respectively in Manchester this weekend Derek Chisora posed with fellow Briton Natasha Jonas whilst draped in the Union Jack flag as the pair prepare for their vital fight nights on Saturday. Heavyweight boxer Chisora will headline the weekend’s action at the Manchester Arena when he

Bellator 258: Yoel Romero fails medical as grand prix clash with 'Rumble' Johnson scrapped

Yoel Romero has been ruled out of his Bellator light heavyweight grand prix clash with Anthony Johnson. The Cuban, a former UFC middleweight title challenger, made a high-profile switch to rival promotion Bellator, and was immediately included in the organisation’s light heavyweight grand prix. Romero was scheduled to take on the power-punching “Rumble” Johnson – a fellow ex-UFC fighter who had come out of retirement to reignite his career with

Mike Tyson 'was offered no holds barred UFC deathmatch' - and boxer accepted

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Mike Tyson was once challenged to a superfight by UFC legend Royce Gracie in a bid to see who was the Baddest Man on the Planet. When Iron Mike was preparing for a return to the ring back in 1993, Brazilian MMA hero Gracie was one of the biggest stars in the

David Haye tells Chisora to fight like a '19st Arturo Gatti' in Parker bout

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Derek Chisora must draw Joseph Parker into a battle and fight like a "19 stone Arturo Gatti" if he is to win Saturday's crunch bout, British boxing legend David Haye says. Haye exclusively told Daily Star Sport that he believes the heavyweight scrap will mark Chisora's toughest fight to date. The two

Andy Ruiz's transformation from 300lb party animal to slimmed-down heavyweight

Andy Ruiz Jr's appearance on the scales before his rematch with Anthony Joshua was as predictable as it was disappointing. Six months after he had pulled off one of the biggest upsets in boxing history, the Mexican-American sheepishly kept his vest on as he weighed a stone heavier for the sequel. Conspiracy theories immediately took hold; perhaps the heavyweight had stuffed weights down his trousers? Or perhaps under his sombrero?

Boxing tonight: Schedules, live streams, undercard for Sunny Edwards vs Moruti Mthalan

Boxing: Fury calls out Ngannou, McIntyre and Joshua When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Sunny Edwards challenges for the IBF flyweight title against Moruti Mthalane tonight at York Hall

David Haye could be lacking confidence in Derek Chisora, says Joseph Parker's manager David Higgins

David Haye could be “lacking confidence” in Derek Chisora after failing to display his usual “bravado”, says Joseph Parker’s manager David Higgins. Chisora faces Parker on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Box Office, with Katie Taylor also defending her undisputed world lightweight titles against Natasha Jonas at The AO Arena in Manchester. But Higgins believes Haye has been strangely subdued in recent days and questioned whether his opposing manager is