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.
TYSON FURY will face two-time world heavyweight title challenger Francesco Pianeta in his second comeback fight next month The lineal heavyweight champion will face the 6ft 5in Italian on Frank Warren’s blockbuster open air show at Belfast’s Windsor Park on Saturday August 18.
Daniel Cormier challenges Brock Lesnar after beating Miocic Daniel ‘DC’ Cormier made history at UFC 226 on Sunday morning, after he knocked out reigning heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic to become one of the first men to hold two titles at once.
British Athletics Championships: Dina Asher-Smith after running her 3rd Sub-11 seconds is very humble in victory
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Highlights: Paris Diamond League 2018
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Highlights: Stockholm Diamond League 2018
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