Location for Joshua's huge fight with Fury 'has been CONFIRMED'

Anthony Joshua v Tyson Fury venue is CONFIRMED but promoter Bob Arum is keeping the location a secret with Saudi Arabia among the favourites for the $200MILLION heavyweight showdown British boxing fans are set to be treated to Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury in 2021  Promoter Bob Arum has claimed that a location has been decided for the fight Legendary US promoter Arum also says each fighter will earn around £73m Saudi Arabia has been touted as a potential location for the […]

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With relationship repaired, Dana White says ‘real’ Conor McGregor ready for UFC 257

MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun UFC president Dana White says his relationship with Conor McGregor is solid going into 2021, after hitting a “bad place” in the second half of last year. The relationship between the UFC and McGregor started off on a high note in 2020, as McGregor headlined the UFC 246 pay-per-view against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone on Jan. 18. He knocked out Cerrone in just 40 seconds. McGregor had […]

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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury: Duo set to earn £75m each from ‘biggest UK fight in history’

Boxing: Joshua calls out Fury after stopping Pulev Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua could pocket nearly £75million apiece from their heavyweight showdown later this year, according to Fury’s co-promoter Bob Arum, who says a chosen location is in the pipeline as talks continue. The two are in talks to put on a long-awaited undisputed battle which will go down in history, with Arum labelling it “the biggest fight in history in the UK”. Joshua owns the WBO, IBF and WBA […]

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Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury to earn pair almost £150m in ‘biggest UK bout ever’

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will pocket a staggering £73million each when they contest “the biggest fight in the history of the UK”, says the latter’s promoter Bob Arum. The British heavyweight rivals, who currently hold every recognised world title in the division, are on the verge of agreeing terms for two eagerly-awaited bouts to take place this year. Joshua and Fury have been on a collision course for the best part of five years, and if WBO mandatory challenger […]

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Conor McGregor takes swipe at Khabib Nurmagomedov ahead of Dustin Poirier clash

Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier: Dana White gives update Conor McGregor has added to the voices questioning whether Khabib Nurmagomedov made weight for his last fight against Justin Gaethje in October. Khabib needed to strip down when stepping on the scales but then put his head in his hands after seeing the result, which many at the time took to mean he hadn’t made weight. The contest went ahead and Khabib stopped Gaethje in the second round with a triangle […]

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UFC chief White warns fans 'don't get excited' over Jones v Adesanya

UFC chief Dana White warns fans ‘don’t get yourself excited’ over Jon Jones v Israel Adesanya with the American jumping up to heavyweight and warns the rivals have ‘massive hurdles’ to overcome UFC chief Dana White has cast doubt over Jon Jones taking on Israel Adesanya  Jones has moved up to heavyweight after becoming champion at light-heavy  The pair continued their war of words this year amid calls for a showdown But White said both had ‘massive hurdles’ to deal […]

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Dana White’s epic Fight Island hotel room boasts edible Conor McGregor

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox UFC president Dana White has shown off his spectacular Fight Island hotel room. Ahead of three impressive fight cards across the next two weeks, White has given fans a tour of his surroundings from inside Yas Island's W hotel in Abu Dhabi. It is clear that White is not doing anything by half measures while staying in the United Arab Emirates capital, […]

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Tyson Fury says athletes ‘deserve a million times more’ for the sacrifices they make

Tyson Fury says athletes deserve “a million times more” because of the sacrifices they make for their sport. Fury was talking on one of his Instagram posts while going for a winter run. The British heavyweight boxer is gearing up for a potential mega-fight with Anthony Joshua later this year, although he is expected to fight once more before the big showdown. “A little bit of behind the scenes,’ Fury said. “People only see the glitz and the glamour of […]

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Fury claims athletes 'deserve a million times more' than what they get

Are you sure, Tyson?! Heavyweight king Fury insists elite sportspeople should get paid ‘a million times MORE’ – even as gets set to earn £200MILLION from fighting Anthony Joshua – because their training ‘sacrifices’ are so hard Tyson Fury gave his fans an insight into what his rigorous daily routine is like The 32-year-old showed the unheralded side of his professional boxing career  The WBC champion went on a cold run by himself on Monday morning  And taking to his […]

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Conor McGregor sends major 60-second knockout warning to Dustin Poirier ahead of UFC 257

Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier: Dana White gives update Conor McGregor has vowed to knock Dustin Poirier unconscious within the first 60 seconds of their meeting at UFC 257. McGregor and Poirier will meet in the cage for a second time on January 23rd having previously fought in 2014. McGregor has landed in Abu Dhabi ahead of his rematch against Poirier. The ‘Notorious’ is the heavy favourite going into the bout, despite having been out of the octagon for nearly […]

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