Inside The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin’s backstage relationship that made one of the greatest WWE rivalries ever

3 Apr

The Rock and Stone Cold Steve Austin are two of the greatest superstars in the history of WWE. In terms of drawing power, ratings, merchandise and the legacy they left behind, nobody can compare. But, their backstories are vastly different. Austin had to fight his way to WWE via WCW and ECW. His initial gimmick […]

Boxing news: Bob Arum says Amir Khan ‘quit like a chicken’ against Terence Crawford, reveals Kell Brook could be next challenger

3 Apr

Terence Crawford’s promoter Bob Arum has slammed Amir Khan and revealed Kell Brook may be the next challenger for his welterweight champion. WBO title-holder Crawford stopped Khan in bizarre fashion last April when the Brit decided to end the fight after being hit by a low blow in the sixth round. Now, Khan’s domestic rival […]

Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev officially postponed due to coronavirus pandemic, venue may change from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

3 Apr

Anthony Joshua’s next heavyweight world title defence against Kubrat Pulev has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The fight was announced to take place on June 20 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, but no new date has been announced and it is possible the venue may change. A statement from promoters Matchroom read: […]

Mike Tyson tells Deontay Wilder to ‘grow up’ and warns ‘he will not last long’ against Tyson Fury if he does not make adjustments

3 Apr

Mike Tyson has warned Deontay Wilder to ‘grow up’ and keep going after his crushing defeat to Tyson Fury. The ‘Gypsy King’ reigned supreme during their Las Vegas rematch for the WBC heavyweight crown last month, emphatically stopping the American inside seven rounds. It was the first time ‘The Bronze Bomber’ had ever tasted defeat […]

Francis Ngannou is the world’s hardest puncher who idolised Mike Tyson, worked in a quarry and slept rough before becoming a UFC heavyweight contender

3 Apr

In less than 300 seconds, Francis Ngannou was able to wipe out the remaining generation of UFC heavyweight stars who had outstayed their welcome in the octagon. The first to fall was former champion Andrei Arlovski in January 2017, lifted off his feet with an unorthodox counter uppercut which knocked him out cold. Former Strikeforce […]

Francis Ngannou is the world’s hardest puncher who idolised Mike Tyson, worked in a quarry and slept rough before becoming a UFC heavyweight contender

3 Apr

In less than 300 seconds, Francis Ngannou was able to wipe out the remaining generation of UFC heavyweight stars who had outstayed their welcome in the octagon. The first to fall was former champion Andrei Arlovski in January 2017, lifted off his feet with an unorthodox counter uppercut which knocked him out cold. Former Strikeforce […]

UFC 249 latest: Conor McGregor insists he ‘is in shape to fight NOW’ as he condemns rival Khabib in Twitter rant

2 Apr

Conor McGregor insists he is ready to fight NOW after Khabib Nurmagomedov officially ruled himself out of the main event of UFC 249 against Tony Ferguson. But the Irishman offered little sympathy towards his bitter rival, instead insisting the Russian had ‘scurried out of the US to return home’. The long-awaited lightweight title fight between […]

Tyson Fury’s co-promoter Bob Arum claims Dana White ‘ought to be ashamed of himself’ for trying to save UFC 249

2 Apr

Bob Arum has lashed out at rival promoter Dana White for trying to keep UFC 249 alive despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The world of sport has ground to an agonising halt to try and stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus which has claimed thousands of lives around the globe. Despite the state of New […]

Boxing news: Scott Fitzgerald charged with three counts of assault and one of witness intimidation following arrest

2 Apr

Scott Fitzgerald has been charged with assault following his arrest over what he described as a ‘a kick off with my ex-partner and her family’. The British super-welterweight champion is due to appear before Preston Magistrates Court on Thursday having been charged with three counts of common assault and one of witness intimidation. A Lancashire […]

Anthony Crolla on the ‘heartbreaking’ loss of amateur boxing gym and how he is determined to rebuild such a ‘big part of the community’

2 Apr

Anthony Crolla is used to overcoming life’s hurdles, so rebuilding the boxing gym he watched burn to the ground, is just another of life’s battles he is determined to win. The Manchester legend bought the lease to his old amateur club – Fox ABC – when his own professional fighting career was ending. Following retirement […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov confirms he is OUT of UFC 249 fight with Tony Ferguson in emotional Instagram post

1 Apr

Khabib Nurmagomedov has confirmed he will NOT be fighting on April 18, thus quashing any faint hopes he could face Tony Ferguson at UFC 249. The reigning lightweight champion was set to defend his belt in Brooklyn against ‘El Cucuy’ at the Barclays Center . However, given the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak in New […]

Jorge Masvidal and Dustin Poirier offer to replace Khabib Nurmagomedov in Tony Ferguson fight at UFC 249

1 Apr

Jorge Masvidal and Dustin Poirier have offered to fight Tony Ferguson in place of Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 249. Khabib appears set to miss the April 18 fight with the Russian stuck in his homeland due to travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Reports claim Justin Gaethje is being lined up as a replacement to […]

Conor McGregor predicted Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson fight at UFC 249 would not happen… back in January

1 Apr

Conor McGregor made a ridiculous prediction that the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson fight would be cancelled… all the way back in January. Khabib looks unlikely to defend his lightweight title against Ferguson at UFC 249 on April 18 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Eagle is currently stuck in Russia and unable to leave […]

Watch as Floyd Mayweather shows he’s still got it with insane skipping routine on Instagram as he returns to gym aged 43

1 Apr

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is back in the gym at the age of 43. The former pound-for-pound king streamed a training session on Instagram Live on Tuesday night, showing he’s still got it by reproducing his famously fast skipping routine. Mayweather also showed himself doing push-ups, pull-ups, sit ups and various other exercises with Michael […]

Wimbledon 2020 CANCELLED due to coronavirus pandemic

1 Apr

The All-England club have cancelled this year’s Wimbledon because of the coronavirus pandemic. The decision was made at an emergency board meeting on Wednesday. The 134th Championships will instead be staged from 28 June to 11 July 2021. MORE TO FOLLOW… It is with great regret that the AELTC has today decided that The Championships […]

Boxing news: Chris Eubank Jr blasts Billy Joe Saunders over domestic violence ‘joke’ video, calls for long ban

1 Apr

Chris Eubank Jr has ripped into his old rival Billy Joe Saunders following the WBO super-middleweight champion’s latest controversy. Earlier this week, Saunders was suspended by the BBBofC and apologised after posting a domestic violence ‘joke’ video in which he gave advice for men on how to hit their female partners. A week prior, the […]

Boxing news: Scott Fitzgerald arrested, accidentally calls out UFC star Darren Till after release

1 Apr

Scott Fitzgerald has confirmed he was arrested on Monday following what he described as a ‘a kick off with my ex-partner and her family’. A Lancashire Police spokesperson said: “A 28-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of assault. Enquiries are ongoing.” Fitzgerald posted a series of Instagram stories calling out some of […]