Usyk vs Chisora: Savannah Marshall stops Hannah Rankin to become the new WBO middleweight champion

Savannah Marshall sealed a masterful stoppage win over Hannah Rankin to become the new WBO middleweight champion at Wembley Arena. The former world amateur champion was a class above her Scottish rival from the opening bell and Marshall joined the list of Britain’s women’s world champions to keep herself on course for a potential showdown with American star Claressa Shields. Marshall tried to establish her probing jab in the opening round, but Rankin darted into range to deliver clubbing counter […]

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Wilder breaks silence on Fury talks and brands him "coward" in outburst

Deontay Wilder has broken his silence and labelled Tyson Fury a coward by not facing him for a third time. The American believes the WBC heavyweight champion is running scared by trying to get out of their trilogy fight. Fury's team are confident the contract for the third clash has now expired and he is planning a December 5 title defence against another opponent. But Wilder – who has not spoken in public since March – put out a series […]

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UFC bans Mark Hunt footage for Paul Gallen fight promotion as fighter slams drug use and pay structure

Mark Hunt has slammed the UFC for banning footage of him in the Octagon to promote his boxing bout against Paul Gallen as yet another attempt to silence him. Hunt is in the midst of a legal battle with the mixed martial arts company, having had his final bout in the UFC in 2018. Now he is embarking on a revival in the boxing ring and will fight NRL hardman Gallen on December 16 at Bankwest Stadium, on the undercard […]

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Usyk vs Chisora: Is Oleksandr Usyk too small and light to be a heavyweight?

If Oleksandr Usyk’s plan to become a world heavyweight champion eventually comes true, he will have to complete it in a unique way. At less than 16st in weight, the former undisputed cruiserweight champion is by far the lightest of the major heavyweight contenders. Usyk weighed in at 15st 7lbs but shook his head with bewilderment when asked if he was concerned that Saturday’s night opponent Derek Chisora, who he fights live on Sky Sports Box Office, was significantly heavier […]

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Blachowicz promises 'fireworks' against Adesanya – wants March fight

Jan Blachowicz promises ‘fireworks’ against Israel Adesanya if middleweight champion steps up to face him as Polish powerhouse suggests title fight in March Jan Blachowicz stopped Dominick Reyes to win vacant light-heavyweight title   Polish fighter eyeing up clash with middleweight champion Israel Adesanya Adesanya’s coach recently talked up his man moving up to challenge Blachowicz And 37-year-old is up for fight and Tweeted that March would work for him  Jan Blachowicz has promised ‘fireworks’ and suggested March next year for […]

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Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr hit out at fight rules in first press conference

Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr both hit out at the decision to reduce their exhibition bout to two minute rounds. The pair, who will meet in Los Angeles on November 28, took part in their first press conference ahead of the clash. The two legends are returning to the ring and will compete across eight two-minute rounds, instead of the standard three-minute rounds. And neither boxer is happy with the change. Tyson was asked by Daily Star Sport reporter […]

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Oleksandr Usyk has promised 'pure boxing' in Derek Chisora fight

‘There will be no war, I brought peace’: Oleksandr Usyk promises ‘pure boxing’ in Saturday’s heavyweight clash with Derek Chisora… with the winner at Wembley facing Anthony Joshua next Oleksandr Usyk and Derek Chisora will fight on Saturday at Wembley Arena  Usyk wrote down ‘maths equations’ during Wednesday’s final press conference Chisora claimed he was not fazed by the jibe and promised a ‘war’ on Saturday The Ukrainian responded by saying he will bring ‘peace’ and ‘pure boxing’  Oleksandr Usyk […]

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Reporters pick top moments from Anderson Silva’s legacy of UFC greatness

Anderson Silva’s Fight Night main event against Uriah Hall on Saturday is likely his last bout with the UFC, but that doesn’t mean the all-time great is planning to stop fighting altogether. “Probably this is my last fight in the UFC,” Silva told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani. “But let’s go see the result.” Silva wants to see what happens against Hall in Las Vegas before deciding on his immediate future. Silva is 1-6-1 in his past eight, so would another loss […]

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Usyk vs Chisora: Live stream of press conference as heavyweights come face to face

Watch Derek Chisora address Oleksandr Usyk at Thursday’s press conference – watch a live stream here from 2pm. https://youtube.com/watch?v=mFKtURf2otY%3Ffeature%3Doembed Their heavyweight fight on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office, will have major ramifications in the division where Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury own all the belts. Chisora’s mind games have included kissing and biting opponents, throwing tables and causing chaos so will Usyk be able to handle any mind games? Sky customers: Buy Usyk v ChisoraNon-Sky customers: Buy […]

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Usyk vs Chisora: Oleksandr Usyk hints he’ll floor Derek Chisora without landing hardest shot

Oleksandr Usyk has warned that “every man has the same chin” and Derek Chisora will “fall down”, even if he does not land his hardest punch. The Ukrainian pound-for-pound star is preparing for only his second heavyweight fight against Chisora on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Box Office, as Usyk targets more world titles after becoming undisputed cruiserweight champion. Usyk’s ability to compete with the sport’s biggest fighters has been questioned, but he remains supremely confident that he can cope […]

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