Referee Robert Byrd prepares to start the third round of the light heavyweight title bout between Sergey Kovalev (left)  and Andre Ward at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in November 2016. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

American referee Robert Byrd is to oversee the fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on August 26th. It has also been confir(...)

Andre Ward (R) stopped Sergey Kovalev in the eighth round of their Las Vegas rematch. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty

Andre Ward proclaimed himself the pound-for-pound world number one after stopping Sergey Kovalev in their rematch to retain his unified light-heavywei(...)

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather gith on August 26th in Las Vegas. Photograph: PA

On Wednesday it was announced the finest boxer of his generation, unbeaten in 49 paying fights and 26 world championship contests with titles in five (...)

Nathan Cleverly (left) and Tony Bellew in their WBO & WBA Intercontinental Cruiserweight title fight at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Bellew won on a points  decision. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Tony Bellew dredged up a revenge points win over Nathan Cleverly to move into world cruiserweight title contention at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Bel(...)