Frank Bruno shuffles into the gym, ready for mischief – like his audience.
Nathan Cleverly's ambitions of unifying the light-heavyweight division remain intact but only after the Welshman came through a surprisingly less-than-routine third defence of his title against the American Tommy Karpency.
A professional golfer can hit the ball as far and as straight as he likes but, if he cannot chip and putt with the same excellence, then disappointment will never be more than a week away.
This really is a topsy-turvy tour.
Tom Daley received the full support of his synchronised diving partner Peter Waterfield on Thursday night after the pair finished a disappointing seventh at the Fina World Cup, a week after British Swimming's performance director had criticised the 17-year-old for supposedly taking on too many media commitments.
The "Chiropractor" used to be the nickname given to Samoa's crash-tackling Brian Lima because of his unerring ability to rattle opponents' bones.
England's interim head coach Stuart Lancaster has backed Owen Farrell to rise to the occasion when he assumes the pivotal role of fly-half against Wales on Saturday.
Wales and England do not always instinctively agree on rugby issues but this week is different.
Dean Ambrose leaves with the WWE Championship without officially winning it and Kevin Owens shocks John Cena and the WWE Universe.
Having comprehensively beaten Frankie Gavin on Saturday night, Kell Brook claimed he was bored with talking about a fight against Amir Khan. His promoter, Eddie Hearn, added he had also “lost the passion” for that bout.
Amir Khan outpointed Chris Algieri to stay on course for a September showdown with Floyd Mayweather, but failed to deliver the statement that might have made the fight a mandate.