Live updates

Advertisement

Anthony Crolla proud to return to Manchester Arena for boxing showdown with Ricky Burns

Anthony Crolla turned down opportunities to fight in Las Vegas and Monaco in favour of a return to Manchester Arena.

Crolla will meet Scotland's Ricky Burns in a lightweight contest on October 7th as he attempts to secure another world title shot.

He told Granada Reports it was important to return to the arena for one of the venue's first events since May's terrorist attack.

Advertisement

Tyson hopes the Furys can dominate boxing's heavyweight division

Tyson Fury has backed his cousin Hughie to follow in his footsteps and win the world heavyweight title.

Hughie will fight for the WBO heavyweight crown against defending champion Joseph Parker at the Manchester Arena on September 23rd.

He had been scheduled to challenge the New Zealander in Auckland on May 6th until injury forced his withdrawal a fortnight before.

Load more updates