Tony Bellew recovered from a first-round knockdown to win the WBC world cruiserweight title with a third-round stoppage of Ilunga Makabu.
Tommy Coyle is the current IBF International Lightweight champion and has fought for the Commonwealth crown.
Boxing is a dangerous game, and David Haye is not playing it very well.
Conor McGregor has spoken at length about his “publicized civil war” with UFC in a lengthy interview with ESPN.
Jo Pavey’s ambition to become the first British female athlete to run in five Olympics faces a make-or-break test on Saturday night at the Parliament Hill athletics track, London when she competes at the UK 10,000m trials.
For David Haye nothing less than an “explosive knockout” would suffice against Arnold Gjergjaj on Saturday night and that is what he delivered.
Greg Rutherford expects Russia’s track and field stars to be back in time for the Olympics because “political arms will be twisted and palms greased” to allow them to compete in Rio.
Rougned Odor has been banned for eight games and fined $5,000 after his brawl with José Bautista on Sunday, MLB confirmed on Tuesday. Bautista has been suspended for one game.
Four years ago Tom Daley stood on the 10m board here with the country waiting expectantly. Much has changed for the 21-year-old since then and, after claiming an emphatic European gold to blow his rivals out of the water, there was a moment to reflect.
The BBC has come under renewed pressure to remove the heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury from its Sports Personality of the Year shortlist after the newly-crowned world champion appeared unrepentant about a string of sexist comments, some directed at the Olympic and world champion heptathlete, Jessica Ennis-Hill.
Nothing says baseball lifer like getting married at home plate on the morning before a game.
NXT Champion Kevin Owens has signed a contract to become a permanent member of the WWE main roster.
Mark Cavendish is on the point of signing for the South African team Dimension Data, which has raced this season under the MTN-Qubeka banner, with a strong chance that the Manx sprinter’s arrival will be confirmed on Tuesday.
A wheelchair basketball match in Germany was abandoned after a huge fight broke out in the crowd between fans of rival clubs Galatasaray and Besiktas, leaving seven supporters needing treatment.
Marco Silvestri and Mirco Antenucci explain on Twitter why they will not play for Leeds United against Charlton Athletic in the Championship on Saturday.
Kell Brook’s audacious bid to climb two weight divisions and dethrone the most fearsome puncher in boxing came to a brave but bloody end when his trainer Dominic Ingle threw in the towel after five brutal rounds against the undisputed middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin.
Tyson Fury is receiving professional help for issues that have arisen as a result of a “witch hunt” against the boxer, according to his uncle.
Timing is everything in boxing – inside and outside the ring – which is why, after the sad retreat from battle of Tyson Fury at the weekend, Anthony Joshua is being catapulted towards an unexpected multi-title world heavyweight fight with Wladimir Klitschko, possibly in the UK in late November.