Khabib Nurmagomedov believes Ukrainian cruiserwight Oleksandr Usyk is one of three men who can challenge heavyweight king Tyson Fury for the title of best pound-for-pound boxer, alongside Vasiliy Lomachenko and Canelo Alvarez.
Tony Ferguson, who lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov's latest victim Justin Gaethje, has dismissed the Russian champion's retirement by claiming that he will fight him soon, while Nate Diaz has been mocked for another bizarre reaction.
Russian giants Zenit St. Petersburg have moved swiftly to play down reports that they are targeting ex-Premier League boss Mauricio Pochettino to arrest a poor run of form under current coach Sergei Semak.
Khabib Nurmagomedov started his training camp in hospital with mumps and broke his toe in his second sparring session ahead of his title win over Justin Gaethje, coach Javier Mendez has admitted in an astonishing new interview.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reacted with rage to a report that he would quit playing for France over remarks about Islam and terrorism made by President Emmanuel Macron, whose comments have caused religious uproar.
Ex-UFC fighter and Instagram favorite Paige VanZant has claimed that she was shocked to receive cash from fans after she invited them to transfer her money, adding that she was "absolutely not" going to send nude photos in return.
Former Brazil playmaker Ronaldinho has been forced to pull out of a meet-and-greet event with fans in Brazil, revealing a positive diagnosis for COVID-19 after taking a test at the request of sponsors who had paid him to be there.
Real Madrid suffered a second home defeat in five days as they slumped to a shock loss against Champions League opponents ravaged by players ruled out by positive coronavirus tests, conceding three times in 14 first-half minutes.
Anderson Silva, the UFC's record longest title-holder, has admitted that his fight against Uriah Hall in Las Vegas on October 31 will "probably" be his farewell contest as he eyes retirement more than 23 years after his MMA debut.