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In an unexpected twist of circumstances, the highly-anticipated unification bout between British heavyweight boxers Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury has been called off after American boxer, Deontay Wilder, won his legal case for a contractual trilogy bout against the ‘Gypsy King,’ Fury.
Tyson Fury’s promoter, Frank Warrren, has explained why the Gypsy King is yet to sign off the final arrangements of his fight with Anthony Joshua.
Sergio Ramos has suffered a fresh injury setback at Real Madrid and now faces a race against time to figure for the club again as his contract runs down.
WBC champion Tyson Fury is said to be “frustrated” about the delay in announcing a confirmed date for his fight against Anthony Joshua.
The highly-anticipated four-belt heavyweight unification bout between British boxers Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury continues to generate interest as the clock ticks towards the minute the boxers gallantly engage each other in a clash of boxing titans at the pinnacle of the sport. Such a massive bout, with the high stakes on offer, is always a commercial rollercoaster and in no small terms.
UFC president Dana White had high praise for Kamaru Usman following his second-round knockout of Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261, stating the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ is on his way to becoming the greatest of all time.
Martial artist Kamaru Usman has again retained his position as the undisputed welterweight champion of UFC after defeating Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 in VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday.
Addressing Arum’s comments during an interview with talkSPORT, Hearn said: “Yeah that was a comment made by Bob Arum. You can’t really tell Bob what to say and what not to say. I’m keeping quiet on the matter.
The Gunners saw their club captain figure in two games immediately after the March international break, but a disease picked up while away with Gabon soon left the 31-year-old frontman unable to continue.
At least 14 civilians and one police officer have died in the latest bout of ethnic violence in Ethiopia's Amhara region, officials said Monday, adding to a toll already in the hundreds.
On Wednesday, Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), went on Twitter to announce that a third fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier was not only official, but that tickets were going to go on sale this week.
A 35-year-old man, Umaru Jibrin, has stabbed the Chief Imam of Enagi town, Alhaji Attahiru Alhassan, to death for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of his wives, Aisha Umar.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, and other stakeholders Monday criticised some of the provisions of the proposed National Human Rights Commission Repeal and Re-enactment Bill 2020.
Ondo state boxer, Adedeji Adegbola, on Friday, knocked out his opponent, Oluwafemi Adetoye of Yobe state, in a record 15 seconds of their first round heavyweight boxing bout at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Benin.
Anthony Joshua could go up against UFC Heavyweight Champion Francis Ngannou in the boxing ring, according to Eddie Hearn.
Howard Goldberg, President of World Boxing Federation (WBF), has arrived Nigeria for the 22nd edition of GOtv Boxing Night slated for Friday, April 2.
In the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on Saturday, the main event of UFC 260 was a rematch that pitched Francis “The Predator” Ngannou against the fighter who beat him in their first bout and the champion, Stipe Miocic.
In the rematch of the heavyweight division on Saturday night’s card, Dillian Whyte put up an inspired performance of redemption to deal vengeance against Alexander Povetkin in Gibraltar when he dropped the Russian in the fourth round to regain the interim WBC heavyweight title.
Boxing legend Mike Tyson has predicted a victory for Tyson Fury in the scheduled bout against Anthony Joshua scheduled for later in the year.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday a summit in Paris on Africa financing had agreed to work towards persuading rich nations by October to reallocate $100 billion in IMF special drawing rights monetary reserves to African states.
Witnesses told Daily Trust that the attackers broke into the court around 3pm on Tuesday and abducted the judge identified as Alhaji Husaini Sama’ila.
Delta State Government on Tuesday reacted to receipt by the Nigerian government of the £4.2 million first tranche of the Ibori loot from the goverment of the United Kingdom.
The Northern Governors Forum, has called for calm and dialogue between Kaduna State Government and organised labour, to resolve the ongoing warning strike by workers in the state.
Sen. Kashim Shettima, Chairman, Senate Committee on Interior, has urged the Federal Government to recruit additional security personnel towards tackling current security challenges in Nigeria.
Taiwan says it is banning the entry of non-nationals without a resident permit and the transit of international airport passengers.
Barely six hours after Governor Okezie Ikpeazu left Bende LGA headquarters after a civic reception of a three-time (12 years) immediate past House of Representatives member who represented Bende Federal Constituency, Hon. Nnenna Ukeje, gunmen burnt Bende Police Station, in Bende LGA.
Former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has given an insight into how he became the royal father of Kano Emirate before he was deposed.
The United States international has found himself in and out of the side under Thomas Tuchel and admitted he was “very frustrated” not to start against Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final second leg earlier this month, giving rise to speculation he could seek a move this summer.
Tottenham star Dele Alli says he is enjoying his football under caretaker boss Ryan Mason.