The Golden Contract: Jazza Dickens and Ricards Bolotniks win; Harlem Eubank shines on undercard

Jazza Dickens won The Golden Contract with a hard-fought unanimous decision win over Ryan Walsh on Wednesday night. Dickens prevailed in the featherweight final after Ricards Bolotniks stopped Serge Michel to win the light-heavyweight tournament. Harlem Eubank shone on the undercard by outpointing Danny Egbunike to extend his unbeaten record to 11-0. Sky customers: Buy Joshua v PulevNon-Sky customers: Buy Joshua v Pulev A cagey fight to conclude the featherweight

Derek Chisora could return in March as promoter Eddie Hearn has already started searching for an opponent

Derek Chisora could make his return in March, with promoter Eddie Hearn already searching for the British heavyweight’s next opponent. Chisora emerged with credit from a battling points defeat to Oleksandr Usyk in October and Matchroom Boxing boss Hearn has started planning the 36-year-old’s next career move. A unanimous decision loss to Usyk prevented Chisora from forcing himself into contention for a world title fight, but he is set to

Sam Moa to leave Catalans Dragons after four seasons in Perpignan

Catalans Dragons have confirmed prop Sam Moa has not been offered a new deal and will leave the club. The 34-year-old former New Zealand and Tonga international has spent the last four seasons with the Dragons after joining from NRL side Sydney Roosters in 2017. “Sam’s contribution to the Catalans Dragons over the four seasons he has played has been immense,” said head coach Steve McNamara. “He is the best

Evander Holyfield calls out Mike Tyson for trilogy fight

Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has called out Mike Tyson for a trilogy fight following his eight-round exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr on Saturday. Fifty-eight-year-old Holyfield, who has not fought since 2011, claims he offered to fight Tyson in an exhibition bout before Jones Jr was announced as his opponent. Holyfield accused Tyson of using Saturday’s fight against Jones Jr at the Staples Center in Los Angeles as a

Richard Marshall appointed Salford Red Devils head coach

Richard Marshall has been named the new head coach of Salford Red Devils, replacing Ian Watson who left the club last month. Marshall joins from St Helens, where he was part of the Super League Grand Final-winning coaching staff last week as an assistant to Kristian Woolf, his second title with the team having previously been an assistant to Justin Holbrook. The 45-year-old replaces Watson who made a surprise exit

Kevin Sinfield's marathon effort to aid former Leeds Rhinos team-mate Rob Burrow and the MNDA

Kevin Sinfield is embracing a new challenge as he sets off on his bid to run seven marathons in seven days in support of former team-mate Rob Burrow. The Leeds Rhinos director of rugby is aiming to raise £77,777 in support of both Burrow, who he played alongside at Leeds in Super League for 15 seasons, and the Motor Neurone Disease Association following the 38-year-old’s diagnosis with the disease 12

Romain Grosjean to sit out Sakhir GP and be replaced by Pietro Fittipaldi

Brazilian driver Pietro Fittipaldi will race in place of the injured Romain Grosjean for Haas in this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix following the Frenchman’s fiery accident in Sunday’s race in Bahrain. Grosjean is being treated for burns to his hands in hospital, although escaped more serious injury when his Haas car caught fire and split in two in a horrifying accident on the race’s opening lap. Haas said on Monday

Andy Farrell bemoans Ireland's poor standard after lacklustre win against Georgia

Andy Farrell admits Ireland’s laboured win over Georgia was unacceptable and accused his players of lacking belief. The Irish failed to assert their dominance over inferior opposition in Dublin as they ran out unconvincing 23-10 victors to secure second spot in Group A of the Autumn Nations Cup. Tries from Billy Burns and Hugo Keenan helped put the hosts 20-7 in front at the break but they were unable to

Lewis Hamilton 'shocked' by Romain Grosjean accident and thankful for Halo

Lewis Hamilton spoke of the shock of seeing Romain Grosjean’s “horrifying” fiery accident in the Bahrain GP and said it acted as a reminder of the dangers in Formula 1. Grosjean, the 34-year-old Haas driver, miraculously escaped an inferno when his car pierced the steel barriers and split in two in an accident on the first lap of the race, catching fire. Incredibly, the Frenchman was able to clamber out

Joe Joyce stops Daniel Dubois in 10th round of heavyweight fight

Joe Joyce damaged Daniel Dubois’ left eye and stopped him in the 10th round of an intriguing clash between unbeaten British heavyweights in London on Saturday. Joyce thudded a ramrod jab onto his rival’s badly swollen eye, sinking Dubois dramatically to one knee. When he rose again, the referee immediately called the fight off. The vast experience of Olympic silver medallist Joyce ultimately trumped the prodigious punch-power of Dubois, who