Conor McGregor speaks for the first time since 8oz gloves decision ahead of Floyd Mayweather fight

Conor McGregor has spoken for the first time since the Nevada State Athletic Commission ruled that his boxing match with Floyd Mayweather could take place with both men wearing 8oz gloves. On Wednesday morning the NSAC accepted a joint appeal for Mayweather. and McGregor to fight with smaller gloves – though not nearly as small as the ones McGregor is ...

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Floyd Mayweather's height, reach, weight and record: His essential stats ahead of his fight with Conor McGregor

Floyd Mayweather is the overwhelming favourite to win his fight against the Irishman Conor McGregor in less than two weeks time. One of the greatest boxers of his generation and, quite possibly, the greatest defensive boxer of all-time; Mayweather is hoping to surpass the record of Rocky Marciano, a world heavyweight champion who won all 49 of his professional fights. ‘Money’ began ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo cries 'persecution' as 'exaggerated and ridiculous' five-match ban for pushing referee upheld

Cristiano Ronaldo has accused the Spanish FA of “persecution” after it upheld what he believes is an “exaggerated and ridiculous” five-match ban for manhandling a referee.   The forward was shown a second yellow card for simulation in Real Madrid’s 3-1 first-leg Super Copa victory over Barcelona on Sunday and pushed official Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in the back in ...

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Thousands of UK workers to receive £2 million back pay after minimum wage probe

Employers have been slapped with a record £1.9 million fine and forced to dish out extra money to staff for failing to pay a minimum wage. More than 13,000 low paid workers will be handed around £2 million in back pay after government investigations pinpointed firms not offering a National Minimum Wage or a Living Wage. The review identified 233 ...

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Real Madrid vs Barcelona, Super Cup: What time does it start, where can I watch it and what are the odds?

Real Madrid and Barcelona go head to head in the second leg of the Supercopa de Espana on Wednesday night at the Bernabeu. Los Blancos currently hold a two-goal advantage over their rivals after storming to a 3-1 victory in the first leg at the Nou Camp. Real will be without the talismanic Cristiano Ronaldo, though, who has been handed a ...

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Home and Away spoilers: Who is new character Robbo? Could he be Kat’s new love interest?

Who is the mysterious new guy, played by Jake Ryan? (Picture: Channel 5) Fans following spoilers for Home and Away will be aware that a new heart throb is set to crash into scenes at Summer Bay in a few weeks. Actor Jake Ryan will be playing mystery man Robbo, who is first sighted hiding out on a beach Justin, ...

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Arsenal star Gabriel Paulista on verge of joining La Liga giants Valencia

Gabriel Paulista will join Valencia (Picture: Getty) Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista is on the verge of leaving the Gunners to join La Liga giants Valencia. The Brazilian moved to the Emirates from Villarreal in 2015 in a £15m move and had been identified by Arsenal scouts on the basis of his encouraging stats for blocks, interceptions and tackles. Alexis Sanchez’s ...

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Emmerdale spoilers: Moira Dingle reveals she still loves Cain after sudden kiss

(Picture: ITV) Fans of Cain and Moira Dingle have their hopes up for a reunion for the couple as they have shared an unexpected kiss in Emmerdale – ahead of Moira admitting that she is still in love with her husband.  Feeling that there was no chance of a reunion, Cain has tried his best to move on but his ...

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I went vegan for 30 days and absolutely hated my life

I live in America: land of the free and home of the Big Whopper. If you’ve never had the displeasure of surviving on a diet here, let me feel you in real quick: Salt salt salt, mammoth portions, and wrong-sounding food names (it’s coriander, not cilantro, okay?). I made no changes to my eating habits for the first few months ...

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Amy Childs gets blasted for choosing to wean daughter Polly at 4-months-old

Amy Childs’s decision to wean her baby has ruffled some feathers (Picture: REX Features) Amy Childs got called out by a load of parents for asking for advice on weaning her 4-month-old daughter Polly. Silent Witness star Liz Carr thanks fans for their support as she recovers from stabbing The reality star who welcomed little Polly in April with former ...

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