FURY: “THERE IS A TARGET ON MY BACK”
TYSON FURY believes that Francesco Pianeta will be in the mood to cause a huge heavyweight upset when they meet.
UFC Calgary was an opportunity for three former champions to earn back a bit of respect after recent tough times in the cage – two did, but one rather shot himself in the foot in pressing the victory
American Eddie Alvarez faced challenger Dustin Poirier in a rematch to decide their order in the lightweight title heirarchy; their first fight had ended in a No Contest after Alvarez kneed Poirier in the head illegally.
UFC Calgary on Saturday, we have three ex-champs doing just that as American Eddie Alvarez, Brazilian legend Jose Aldo and Polish phenom Joanna Jedrzejczyk all look to re-establish their reputations after recent setbacks
Jose Aldo especially is taking a huge risk in Calgary. He is, without question, a featherweight legend, unbeaten for ten years, and a defensive master, slick and cerebral, with a style that made it very difficult to imagine how he could be beaten, until Conor McGregor knocked him out in 13 seconds.
Is Marc Diakiese the next best british fighter since Michael Bisping?
Fans of British MMA fighters who may be mourning the loss of Michael Bisping to the ravages of Father Time rejoice; the UK has another attention-grabbing talent just waiting to break through, Marc Diakiese.
Athletics: New European Champions Dina Asher-Smith and Zharnel Hughes ready for the Birmingham Diamond League test
WORLD’S BEST ATHLETES PREPARE TO SHINE AT THE MÜLLER GRAND PRIX BIRMINGHAM
Home heroes Dina Asher-Smith, Zharnel Hughes, Laura Muir and Katarina Johnson-Thompson were joined by international stars Noah Lyles and Sandi Morris on media duty earlier today as they and the world’s best athletes prepare for the Diamond League in Birmingham.
Athletics: Laura Muir and both GB 4x100m teams deliver Gold on the final night of the European Championships in Berlin
MUIR, MCCOLGAN, WEIGHTMAN & 4X100M TEAMS DELIVER AS GB & NI END ON HIGH
Laura Muir enjoyed her first major outdoor title and the first European 1500m title ever won by a British female was in the script, however that wasn't to say it would always go to plan for the race favourite on the night in a field that contained dangerous finishers.
Athletics: Dina Asher-Smith runs new world lead in the 200m and breaks the National record at European Championships in Berlin
Asher-Smith makes history to secure double European Gold and smash British record in new World -Lead time
Dina Asher-Smith claim 200m gold in a stunning British record time to complete a historic sprint double on a night which also saw Shara Proctor and both 4x400m relay teams win medals.
Athletics: Matthew Hudson-Smith wins 400m Gold, KJT takes Silver behind new European Champion Thiam Nafissatou at European Championships in Berlin
Hudson-Smith takes Gold; Johson-Thompson Silver as Britain win four medals in Berlin
Matthew Hudson-Smith claimed Great Britain & Northern Ireland's third gold medal of the European Championships while Katarina Johnson-Thompson delivered her third major medal of 2018 in Berlin.