Makabu vows to KO Canelo as Mexican admits he will give away 20lbs in title fight

Ilunga Makabu has told Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez moving up to cruiserweight is a big mistake and insists he will ‘100 per cent’ knock the pound-for-pound king out. Canelo, the undisputed super-middleweight world champion, has taken the bold decision to move up another division in an attempt to become a five-weight champion. WBCBoxing (Twitter) Makabu will […]

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Watch ‘The Mountain’ wince as he trades punches with lightweight Teofimo Lopez

Hafthor Bjornsson continued his preparations for his heavyweight boxing match with Eddie Hall by sparring undisputed lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez. Yet ‘The Mountain’ from Game of Thrones may well have inadvertently provided his rival with the perfect tactic – targeting his body. Thor’s body transformation has been quite remarkable as he prepares to continue his […]

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Anthony Joshua undergoes drastic body transformation – but has he helped Usyk?

Anthony Joshua will be more than a STONE heavier than Oleksandr Usyk on Saturday night, but is still much lighter than his heaviest weight. The WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion will put his belts on the line against the slick southpaw from Ukraine at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Getty The three-belt champion tipped the […]

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Thor recalls sparring McGregor in jeans and admits ‘I was in no shape’

Hafthor Bjornsson’s now famous sparring session with Conor McGregor was not planned, the former World’s Strongest Man revealed to talkSPORT. The clip, from 2015, showing The Mountain from Game of Thrones against two-weight UFC champion McGregor went viral on social media for obvious reasons. Wearing jeans and not in the shape he was in, Thor […]

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Mike Tyson praises 5”5 slugger who punches HARDER than Deontay Wilder

Mike Tyson has called Gervonta Davis the ‘greatest fighter around right now’ as the 26-year-old continues to showcase his devastating punching power. Aptly nicknamed ‘Tank’, the 26-year-old from Baltimore added a version of the WBA super-lightweight world title to his collection by stopping the much taller and bigger Mario Barrios last month. Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME Davis […]

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McGregor accused of ducking title shot and told he would get a ‘savage beating’

Kamaru Usman believes he would deliver a ‘savage beating’ to Conor McGregor if the pair ever met, but insists he never took the chance to face him. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is aiming to make it 17 straight wins when he faces Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 in a rematch of their Fight Island battle last […]

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New UFC champ Ngannou slept rough on way to top, loved Mike Tyson and packs a punch

Francis Ngannou took 20 seconds to finish Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249, but the big hitting heavyweight had spent years destroying some of the world’s toughest guys and has had to go through Hell to get to the promised land. On Saturday night, he finally got there, at the second time of asking – this […]

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Floyd Mayweather planning on working with Anthony Joshua ‘real soon’ before Tyson Fury fight

Floyd Mayweather has confirmed he intends to link up with Anthony Joshua before his mammoth world title fights with Tyson Fury. The British heavyweights will finally collide after years of verbal spars to crown the first ever four-belt undisputed heavyweight champion. Mark Robinson/Matchroom Floyd Mayweather will be providing Anthony Joshua with advice before his fight […]

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Jens Lehmann on why ‘one of a kind’ Erling Haaland should stay at Dortmund amid Premier League links

Jens Lehmann believes Erling Haaland should continue to snub interest from the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United to remain with Borussia Dortmund. The 20-year-old striker signed for the German side in January 2020 and has established himself as one of the most feared finishers in Europe. Getty Images – Getty Erling Haaland […]

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‘I’d be very interested’ – British UFC star Tom Aspinall warns Jon Jones about heavyweight move

Tom Aspinall is waiting to see how Jon Jones carries the extra weight at heavyweight before casting judgement on the pound-for-pound great. ‘Bones’ relinquished his light-heavyweight title last summer to pursue a second world title in the company’s blue ribbon division. Instagram @jonnybones Jon Jones looks set to face the winner of Stipe Miocic vs […]

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