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Frankie Gavin, the current British and Commonwealth Welterweight Boxing Champion from Birmingham, will meet his rival head-to-head later ahead of their fight on Friday in Wolverhampton.
Gavin is taking on Leonard Bundu for the European Welterweight Championship.
A new safety video highlighting tips for cyclists ahead of tram testing on the new routes in Nottingham has been launched.
It is designed to offer advice to those using bikes where new tracks have been installed.
Quarry operators across the Midlands are warning young people about the dangers of swimming in quarry lakes as the warm weather continues.
Four young men have died in quarry lakes since May, and the campaign is being supported by Stephen Harris, whose 18-year-old son died after falling into a quarry lake in Nuneaton in 2009.
The number of young people who may be tempted to swim in them increases during the school holidays.
Police are asking the public for help in searching for a man missing from Birmingham, who was last seen in Warwickshire on 5 July.
James Henderson has been missing from his Northfield home for three weeks, but he was last pictured by CCTV in Stratford-upon-Avon.
The CCTV footage shows the 37-year-old carrying a distinctive rucksack, and police hope that will help trace him.
Mr Henderson has had no contact with his family since leaving, and they are extremely worried about him, urging anyone with information to come forward.
He is described as 5ft 7ins tall, slim build with cropped brown hair, brown eyes and possibly a stubbly beard.
– Detective Sergeant Alisha Reavley, West Midlands Police
James’ disappearance is completely out of character and his family are desperate to make sure that he is safe.
I would appeal directly to James to get in touch with either myself or a member of his family.
The Nottingham sprinter, William Sharman, narrowly missed out on gold in the men's 110m hurdles at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
He came second to Jamaica's Andrew Riley, after a slight mistake at the 8th hurdle cost him some time.
Adam Dixon, from Nottingham, scored a fantastic goal as Team England couldn't manage to earn victory against New Zealand in the hockey.
He scored England's only goal as they lost 2-1 - but what a goal it was!
Great work by Phil Roper down the right allowed Dixon to fire in.
But it wasn't enough, and England are now on course to face Australia in a probable semi-final.
The jury in the re-trial of a man accused of killing a football coach in Leicester has found him not guilty of murder, and failed to reach a verdict on charges of manslaughter.
20-year-old Abdul Hakim, of Wood Hill, Spinney Hill, will not face a third trial.
Antoin Akpom, who was 20, was stabbed to death after an altercation in Kent Street, on the evening of Thursday 12 September 2013. A post-mortem examination revealed he died of a single stab wound to the back.
A second man, Hussein Hussein, of no fixed address, was convicted of Mr Akpom's murder in April, following a trial at Stafford Crown Court.
He was originally sentenced to life in prison and ordered to serve a minimum of 15 years. But the Court of Appeal has since raised the life sentence to 22 years.
FC Barcelona stars are in Staffordshire, as they train at St George's Park near Burton-on-Trent ahead of the football season.
ITV News Central correspondent Phil Brewster went into the town to ask the locals what the players could get up to if they visited the town centre.