Amir Khan suffered a knockout every bit as brutal as the first one of his career here on Saturday night when Saul “Canelo” Álvarez threaded a chilling right hand on to his briefly exposed jaw in the sixth round to leave the Briton senseless on the canvas for a couple of worrying minutes.
The Amir Khan story, which properly began in Athens 12 years ago, is coming towards the final few chapters and they could be gloriously uplifting or there may be a few blood-spattered pages at the end.
Former LA Lakers coach knew the team would have problems.
Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors stars are the two biggest names in the NBA.
Virgil Hunter has said Amir Khan can be boxing’s “new No1” if he defies all predictions and beats Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez here on Saturday night – but the Californian trainer admitted: “If he loses focus, it could be over in a blink.”
Softball star Monica Abbott has become the first woman in US team sports to sign a contract worth $1m. The pitcher won a silver medal the 2008 Olympics with the US team and now plays for Houston’s Scrap Yard Dawgs, who only established themselves in the National Pro Fastpitch League in October 2015.
Max Verstappen has been promoted.
The Formula One race director, Charlie Whiting, has insisted that the sport must adopt cockpit safety measures despite opposition from drivers, chiefly Lewis Hamilton.
Fighting does not have to be loud.
Firstly, to reiterate, there is no conspiracy against Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes.
Canelo Álvarez has fractured his right thumb, scrapping plans for a big December fight in New York City.
Nico Rosberg is in the best form of his life, according to Mercedes’ executive director, Toto Wolff, after taking the lead in the Formula One world championship from Lewis Hamilton at the Singapore Grand Prix.
The challenge of Singapore at night, a bumpy, relentless, unforgiving track that saps the energy through its gruelling 23 turns, puts every driver under the spotlight.