In a tale of two Las Vegas super fights, Jason Quigley admits the September middleweight showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the quality match-up. But, understandably, he cannot get away from the hype that surrounds the battle of you-know-who next weekend.
New location, same old Conor McGregor. The self-anointed king of combat sports hit New York City last night with all of the trademark ferocity and farce we have come to expect, turning the final pre-fight press conference for UFC 205 into an off-Broadway pantomime.
It’s hard silenced, New York. But, on the early morning commute to downtown Manhattan on Wednesday, you could mark that as another odds-scorching upset for the man who somehow, someway will become leader of this land in the much too near future.
Amir Khan has insisted he would not be interested in fighting Floyd Mayweather if the American makes his expected return from retirement, even if he defeats Saul Alvarez to win the WBC middleweight title.
FA Cup Fifth Round: Bradford 2 Sunderland 0: Bradford, a city whose last meaningful flirtation with the FA Cup came some 104 years ago, now stand one victory from a Wembley semi-final after a stunning 2-0 upset of Premier League Sunderland at Valley Parade.
FA Cup fourth round replays: Cambridge boss Richard Money has likened his side’s chances of FA Cup fourth-round replay success at Manchester United to winning EuroMillions, having already claimed a Las Vegas jackpot and a winning lottery ticket.
Mayweather turned one of the richest fights of all time into just another $41.5m (€31.2m) payday Saturday night, dominating Alvarez from the opening bell and winning a majority decision in a masterful performance that left no doubt who the best fighter of his era is.