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October 19, 2017 2:29 PM Sky Sports confirms December fixtures: Manchester and Merseyside derbies among 17 live games

Sky Sports has announced 17 live matches in December, with both the Manchester and Merseyside derbies to be shown on one Super Sunday. Both Liverpool vs Everton and Manchester United vs Manchester City will be shown on a bumper Nissan Super Sunday on December 10, the day after Chelsea go to London rivals West Ham in the early Saturday kick-off 6

October 17, 2017 10:58 PM Liverpool finally deliver that demolition job as stuttering season enjoys breathtaking lift off

James Pearce with his verdict on a a record-breaking 7-0 away win in the Champions League as Jurgen Klopp's side are back in business Jurgen Klopp had the last laugh as Liverpool wreaked havoc on a record-breaking night next to the Drava River. This was the demolition job Klopp's men have been threatening to dish out for weeks. A stuttering season finally 7

October 17, 2017 9:56 PM Anthony Joshua: World champion says he is 'in no rush' to fight in the US

British world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says he is "in no rush" to fight in the United States. The 28-year-old will defend his IBF and WBA titles against Carlos Takam in front of 70,000 fans at Cardiff's Principality Stadium on 28 October. It will be the Watford-born fighter's second stadium bout, and his next move is expected to be into the lucrative 10

October 16, 2017 1:59 PM He’s not a heavyweight anymore! Boxer who was too fat to tie his own shoelaces knocks off 13 STONE after braving ‘major’ bariatric surgery

An overweight recycling manager has told how he dropped a staggering 13 stone amid fears he would suffer heart attack or stroke. Barrie McRorie, 29, from Netherton, North Lanarkshire, revealed how his weight fluctuated throughout his childhood before ballooning uncontrollably to 24 stone after he lost his job. He found comfort in binge eating and became 6

October 15, 2017 5:17 AM Santa Cruz stops Avalos to keep WBA featherweight crown, Mares next

Mexico's Leo Santa Cruz retained his World Boxing Association featherweight title Saturday by stopping American Chris Avalos, setting up a title rematch next year with former world champion Abner Mares. Santa Cruz unleashed a punishing flurry of powerful punches to the head of Avalos that set the stage for the fight being stopped by referee Thomas Taylor 3

October 14, 2017 11:39 PM Horn plans title defense against England's Corcoran

SYDNEY (AP) - Australian media reports say Jeff Horn will defend his WBO welterweight title against England's Gary Corcoran in Brisbane on Dec. 13. News Corp. Australia reported that as part of a two-fight deal Horn will then fight the UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. The Corcoran bout, at the Brisbane Convention Center, will be Horn's first 3

October 9, 2017 10:46 AM Former world boxing champion Ricky Hatton tweets a picture of a huge fry-up… but it’s not the breakfast that caught the eyes of his fans

Former champion boxer Ricky Hatton took to Twitter to share a snap of a hearty full English breakfast this week... but it wasn't the food which captured the attention of masses of his social media followers. The Hitman was in a buoyant mood as he was celebrating his birthday in Dublin, the morning after victories in the ring for Chris Blaney and Anthony 9

October 6, 2017 3:34 PM Family aim to raise £4,000 for a custom wheelchair for five-year-old Archie Page who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy

A family are hoping to raise £4,000 at a charity event to buy a custom wheelchair for five-year-old Archie who suffers from quadriplegic cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Archie Page can’t walk, talk, sit or stand and requires 24 hour care after a bleed on the brain before birth. He also cannot eat or drink and has to be fed via a tube to his stomach 9

October 6, 2017 2:02 PM Anthony Crolla marginally heavier than Ricky Burns as both make weight for lightweight battle in Manchester

Anthony Crolla will have a marginal weight advantage over rival Ricky Burns in their all-British clash this weekend. Crolla weighed in at 9st 8lbs 9oz for the lightweight bout in Manchester, with Burns coming in only four ounces lighter, having stepped down a division. The two boxers maintained their mutual respect at the weigh-in ahead of their much-anticipated 6

September 27, 2017 11:01 PM Boxer Anthony Joshua takes on Bear Grylls mission

Boxing champion Anthony Joshua has stepped out of the ring and into the wild for a special show with Bear Grylls. The Olympic star, 27, spent two days in the great British outdoors with adventurer Grylls for ITV’s Bear’s Mission With Anthony Joshua. The show sees Joshua take on a set of challenges after he and Grylls are dropped off along the UK’s coastline 5