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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Khazmat Chimaev went to Ireland to ‘beat up’ Conor McGregor only to be arrested by Special Forces

Khamzat Chimaev was so desperate to ‘beat up’ Conor McGregor he flew to Ireland in 2018 to try, only to be stopped in his tracks by police. The UFC welterweight, who fights out of Sweden, finally returns to the octagon, to face Li Jingliang at UFC 267, after an injury-hit 12 months which also saw […]

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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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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder both weigh career heaviest and exchange heated words

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder both came in at career-high weights at the weigh-in for their trilogy fight on Friday. The pair exchanged heated words on stage ahead of their third meeting this weekend, live on talkSPORT. Getty Wilder weighed in first as the challenger Getty Fury weighed in second as the champion Wilder stepped […]

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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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Jorge Masvidal’s incredible body transformation for Kamaru Usman rematch

Jorge Masvidal warned the world he needed just six weeks to beat Kamaru Usman and ‘Gamebred’ is certainly going out his way to prove he is right. Last year, Usman cruised to a decision victory against the Miami-native at UFC 251 on Fight Island to retain his welterweight title. Getty Jorge Masvidal looks in the […]

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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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Hearn says exact date and venue for AJ vs Fury bout will be revealed next week

Eddie Hearn has said an exact date and venue for boxing’s most highly-anticipated fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will be confirmed by the end of next week. The Matchroom promoter did not give too much away but confidently announced on Friday: “I think end of next week it will be done.” Fury, the […]

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