Two hundred seventeen million dollars for David Price.
The Irish superstar took just 13 seconds to defeat his opponent.
If Dillian Whyte fights like he talks then Anthony Joshua has been forewarned: there will be plenty of low-handed potshots scudding violently towards him on Saturday night.
The IBF has stripped Tyson Fury of his world heavyweight title on account of his failure to defend the belt against the mandatory challenger, Vyacheslav Glazkov, instead choosing a rematch with Wladimir Klitschko, whom the Briton beat on 28 November.
“Even though he’s a moron I supported Tyson Fury,” David Haye says as he remembers watching the controversial new world heavyweight champion beat Wladimir Klitschko in a shock result that continues to reverberate.
The year 2013 was a good one for Jessica Ennis-Hill, the early favourite for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year (Spoty) award.
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.
Daniel Jacobs retained his WBA middleweight title with a stunning first-round knockout of Peter Quillin on Saturday night at the Barclays Center.
Martyn Rooney had to display grit in spades just to reach these European Championships – so when he felt the hot breath of the chasing pack he was always going to dig even deeper and be stubbornness personified.
Mark Selby, whose only success this season had been to win the minor Gdynia Open event in Poland, won a second trophy here evening – the Betfred World Championship 2016.
Sometimes an athlete’s body language speaks far louder than words.
Between the Tour de France and the Rio Olympics, Mark Cavendish faces a packed summer, but he has got off to the perfect start.
Lumiere, unraced since finishing last of 16 when second-favourite for the 1,000 Guineas in early May, returned to form in striking style here on Thursday with a six-length success in the Listed Sir Henry Cecil Stakes.
Jose Reyes, the shortstop turned aspiring major-league third baseman, found himself in Altoona, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, at a minor-league ballpark officially called Peoples Natural Gas Field, about to suit up for the Binghamton Mets, the New York Mets’ Class AA farm team.
The sporting world seemed poised to give the cold shoulder to Oscar Pistorius after a court in South Africa allowed the Olympic and Paralympic star to return to international competition.
Twelve months ago to the day Leeds Rhinos produced one of the outstanding displays of the season in beating St Helens 46-18 to suggest that their destination was the Super League Grand Final. The contrast in their fortunes between then and now could not be starker as they face up to the prospect of a battle to avoid relegation in the qualifiers.
There is something fascinating about Nick Compton, England's snazzily thoroughbred right-handed opening batsman, a player who looks, walks, takes guard and in fact does everything in the manner of a suave and stylish right-handed dasher, other than the minor fact of actually batting like one.
While the World Anti-Doping Agency has said it found widespread doping and corruption by Russian athletes, Russian officials have said their country is being held to a double standard and called the watchdog’s report a “political hit job”.
You cannot help but feel for Christian Prudhomme. In his 10 years at the head of the Tour de France the amiable Frenchman has set himself the mission of livening up the event, making it less predictable and processional, and, as far as possible, ensuring suspense is maintained to the end.
The image of Chris Froome on foot running up Mont Ventoux will define this race but tactically the sight that sums it up is of a knot of cyclists in black clustered around the yellow jersey.
The International Olympic Committee received an urgent letter from more than a dozen national anti-doping organisations on Wednesday night urging it to immediately suspend the Russian Olympic Committee and provisionally ban all Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics.