Boxing news: Tyson Fury gushes about Mike Tyson, Andy Ruiz Jr’s heavy partying ways, Manny Robles praises Anthony Joshua

10 Dec

Here are all the latest stories from the world of boxing… Malignaggi on heavyweight scene after Saudi showdown Paulie Malignaggi does not believe the events of Saturday night have changed the landscape of the heavyweight division. Despite showcasing tremendous boxing ability and ring IQ in his world heavyweight title win over Andy Ruiz Jr, Malignaggi […]

Roman Abramovich rejects offer to buy Chelsea from American billionaire business tycoon – who was keen on Tottenham purchase in July

10 Dec

Roman Abramovich has rejected an offer of almost £2.5billion ($3bn) to buy Chelsea from an American businessman, according to reports. Todd Boehly, the former Guggenheim Partners LLC president and a co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers, remains interested in a deal. According to the Wall Street Journal, Boehly has been told to raise his offer […]

Graeme Souness explains why there are no openly gay footballers in the Premier League and reveals educational visit to Brighton Pride parade

9 Dec

Graeme Souness believes football has created an ‘uncomfortable environment’ for gay players. Over the weekend, the Premier League joined forces with Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign to show support for all LGBT people in football. According to a survey conducted by the organisation, 4 in 10 LGBT people do not think sport is welcoming. Former West […]

Andy Ruiz Jr’s trainer accuses 20-stone slugger of not being ‘100 per cent committed’ for Anthony Joshua rematch and downplays trilogy bout

9 Dec

Andy Ruiz Jr’s coach has accused the former world heavyweight champion of not being 100 per cent committed to his rematch with Anthony Joshua. Six months after claiming the world heavyweight titles in New York City against the Brit, Ruiz was comprehensively outboxed over 12 rounds in Saudi Arabia to claim his revenge. Much was […]

Eddie Hearn out with Team AJ until 6 O’CLOCK after celebrating Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight title victory over Andy Ruiz Jr

8 Dec

Anthony Joshua promised to celebrate reclaiming his world heavyweight titles with a raucous night out after defeating Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia. Six months after his dream American debut turned into a nightmare, Joshua delivered a boxing master class to cruise to a unanimous points decision win in Diriyah. In the post-fight melee, he […]

Transfer news and football gossip: Manchester United leading Jadon Sancho race, Arsenal want Chris Smalling, Jose Mourinho eyes first Tottenham signing

8 Dec

talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Sunday’s papers and online… Real Madrid are reportedly willing to offer Manchester United James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale in order to sign Paul Pogba in January. Bale has made no secret of his desire to leave the Spanish capital, while Rodriguez has started […]

Darren Till concerned for Jose Aldo after shocking weight loss pictures, but Conor McGregor backs former foe to excel in UFC bantamweight debut

8 Dec

Conor McGregor has backed former foe Jose Aldo’s move to bantamweight after worrying pictures emerged of the former featherweight champion on social media. The Brazilian is preparing to move to the 135lbs division to take on Marlon Moraes at UFC 245 next Saturday in Las Vegas. Having already left fans concerned for his health at […]

Roy Keane and Gary Neville heap praise on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Manchester United win derby – but warn ‘this doesn’t change anything’

8 Dec

Manchester United’s convincing win over rivals Manchester City was greatly enjoyed by club legends Gary Neville and Roy Keane, but the pair urged the club to spend. The 2-1 victory at the Etihad was richly-deserved by the visiting side, but both Keane and Neville stressed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to sign ‘two or three’ experienced […]

Anthony Joshua’s entrance music: The real meaning behind Fela Kuti’s ‘Water No Get Enemy’ which helped inspire AJ to win against Andy Ruiz Jr

8 Dec

Anthony Joshua regained his world heavyweight titles with a convincing points decision win over Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday night. Six months after one of the biggest heavyweight shocks in recent history, the Brit produced a boxing masterclass over 12 rounds to regain his WBA, WBO and IBF world titles in Saudi Arabia. It was […]

Niko Kovac spotted at Goodison Park to watch Everton beat Chelsea as odds tumble on ex-Bayern Munich manager to replace Marco Silva

7 Dec

Former Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt boss Niko Kovac was pictured at Goodison Park as he watched Everton beat Chelsea 3-1. The former Croatia midfielder has been out of work since the Bundesliga champions sacked him last month, but was merely on Merseyside to watch some Premier League action. Kovac at the match 😬 pic.twitter.com/V0w1bwtlEV […]

Andy Ruiz v Anthony Joshua 2: Ruiz used to fight ‘a lot of cops’ and grown men at 10 years old – until his dad saved him from a life of gang violence

7 Dec

Andy Ruiz Jr will defend his world heavyweight titles on Saturday night, but the California-native has really been fighting his entire life. The 30-year-old stunned the world in June to wrench Anthony Joshua’s world titles from his chiselled waist in New York City. Now hanging off his rotund frame, few are betting against Ruiz defending […]