Manchester's Tyson Fury will challenge the undisputed king of the division Wladamir Klitschko when the pair fight in Germany in October.
The two giant men came face to face for the first time today and not surprisingly Fury had some choice words for the Ukrainian.
'Boring' and 'Old' is how he described him.
Chris Hall is in Dusseldorf where he's had a ring side seat for Tyson's trash talking.
Tyson Fury has fired the starting gun on his bout with world heavyweight champion Waldimir Klitschko by telling the Ukranian: "you have as much charisma as my underpants".
The pair meet face-to-face today for the first time in Germany, where they will fight later this year.
World Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has arrived at the venue for his press conference with Manchester's Tyson Fury.
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Manchester boxer Tyson Fury is squaring up to the undisputed heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko at a news conference later today ahead of their title fight. Fury, who is unbeaten in 24 fights, will take on the Ukranian in Dusseldorf in October.
Bury boxer Scott Quigg will make his sixth defence of his WBA Super Bantamweight Title this Saturday against former IBF World Champion Kiko Martinez.
The fight will take place at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night, his stablemate Anthony Crolla will also be heading the bill with his comeback title fight.
Quigg says he's expecting the aggressive Spaniard to be one of the toughest fights of his career.
He will also be under extra pressure knowing that his biggest rival Carl Frampton has already beaten Martinez twice:
Ahead of his world title fight Anthony Crolla has been reliving the night he was attacked trying to stop burglars breaking into his neighbour's house.
The 28 year old was left with such serious injuries doctors told him he was lucky to be alive.
After a remarkable recovery he's now preparing to return to the boxing ring where he'll face the reigning WBA Lightweight world champion Darleys Perez.
While the Columbian has the belt Crolla will have the home advantage as the two fight at the Manchester Arena.
He's been speaking to our Sports Correspondent Mike Hall.
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Bolton boxer Amir Khan says training through Ramadan is no hinderance as Chris Hall investigates the role religion plays in his career.
Liverpool boxer Paul Smith lost his fight against undefeated super-middleweight champion Andre Ward in America.
Ward dominated the non-title catchweight bout from the start. Smith struggled after receiving a cut above his eye and a suspected broken nose.
The fight was stopped in the ninth round after Smith's corner threw in the towel.