Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor square up in Dublin ahead of their proposed meeting at UFC 189, a fight that was cancelled after the Brazilian picked up an injury. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

1. Jose – gone in 60 seconds? John Kavanagh not only teaches Conor McGregor but learns from him too. His gut feeling that the fight could be over wit(...)

 Amir Khan is reported to have signed an agreement to fight  Manny Pacquiao next year. Photograph: PA

Amir Khan is reported to have signed an agreement to fight Manny Pacquiao next year, which sets pulses and alarm bells ringing simultaneously. A repor(...)

 Floyd Mayweather  sits in his corner between rounds against Manny Pacquiao during their welterweight unification championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

On a night of many riches – from the “cheap” seats in the gods to the impossibly well-heeled gathering near the lit square below – Floyd Mayweather a(...)

Manny Pacquiao is hugged by Floyd Mayweather at the post-fight press conference. Also pictured are Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach and boxing promoter Bob Arum. Photo: EPA

Manny Pacquiao cast a shadow over Floyd Mayweather’s conclusive points victory in Las Vegas by claiming he considered postponing the welterweight show(...)

 Floyd Mayweather in defensive mode  against  Manny Pacquiao  during their welterweight unification boxing bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photo:  John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty Images

There were not enough superlatives to describe the excitement in the lead-up to the super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, but in th(...)

Floyd Mayweather poses for photos after defeating Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight unification bout on Saturday  at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Photograph: AFP

Floyd Mayweather, plainly diminished as a legend but still undefeated, got the unanimous decision but not the crowd’s acclaim when he outlasted Man(...)

Floyd Mayweather will look for an early knock out against Manny Pacquiao. Photograph: Getty

Floyd Mayweather Sr and Freddie Roach agreed on one thing on Thursday: Floyd’s son will try to knock out Manny Pacquiao in the early rounds of their f(...)

A few weeks back, a Texas sports talk radio show invited listeners to call in to express dissatisfaction with the Dallas Cowboys signing Greg Hardy to(...)

Floyd Mayweather has been uncharacteristically mute ahead of his fight with Manny Pacquiao. Photograph: Reuters

They say if you spend enough time in a place you become that place. So it is for Floyd Mayweather and Las Vegas, the desert town of six hundred tho(...)

Manny Pacquaio is happy with his underdog tag ahead of Saturday’s fight against Floyd Mayweather. Photograph: Reuters

As befits the pantomime buffoonery that attends professional fisticuffs, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather made their “grand entrances” in Las Ve(...)