Tyson Fury: I took cocaine to help deal with depression

World heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury says he has been taking cocaine to help him deal with depression. The British fighter said he has suffered mental health issues for years and has not trained since May. "I've been out drinking, Monday...

Mayweather vs McGregor: Mayweather says McGregor struggling to make weight

Floyd Mayweather has claimed Conor McGregor is struggling to make weight ahead of their highly-anticipated showdown in Las Vegas this weekend, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The undefeated 40-year-old said McGregor is "extremely heavy" and could risk facing a...

Mike Tyson: Memories of a magnificent boxer

Mike Tyson arrived on the heavyweight scene like a great white beneath a crashing wave. Eyes that were dead but could drill right through you. And those teeth, straight out of Mack the Knife: "When that shark bites… scarlet...

Haye in dark over WBA title shot

David Haye has played down his chances of being granted a world title shot by the WBA as he waits for a ruling by the organisation on its vacant heavyweight titles. IBF champion Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko had submitted requests...

Eddie Hearn holds talks for AJ IBF heavyweight title bout

Anthony Joshua will definitely defend his IBF heavyweight title in December, with or without Wladimir Klitschko, says promoter Eddie Hearn. IBF champion Joshua has agreed to face Klitschko at the Manchester Arena on December 10, but the Ukrainian is yet to commit...

Amir Khan in negotiations with Manny Pacquiao

Britain's Amir Khan is in talks with Manny Pacquiao to be the WBO World Welterweight champion's next title challenger, both boxers have said. Pacquiao's Twitter followers recently voted Khan, 30, as the opponent they would like to see him fight...

Wladimir Klitschko retires from boxing, rules out rematch with Anthony Joshua

Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from boxing - ruling out a rematch with Britain's Anthony Joshua. The Ukrainian, 41, was knocked out in the 11th round by current champion Joshua at Wembley Stadium in April. Joshua, 27, had hoped Klitschko...

Pacquiao hints at Mayweather rematch with a special jacket

Manny Pacquiao might have hinted at an upcoming rematch with Floyd Mayweather through the lining of his jacket. On Monday the professional boxer and Philippines senator (yes, this is a thing) posted a photo on a plane showing off...

Deontay Wilder beats Gerald Washington to retain WBC title

Deontay Wilder retained his WBC World Heavyweight title with a fifth-round stoppage of Gerald Washington. Wilder, 31, participating in his first fight since breaking his right hand in his July victory over Chris Arreola, showed some rustiness on Saturday in...

Conor McGregor offered me £12m to fight him – Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather has claimed he has offered UFC star Conor McGregor $15m (£12m) to face him in the ring. The two have been linked with a super-fight for some time, although a deal has yet to be struck. But undefeated boxer...