Audley Harrison rumoured to be on Strictly

Boxing enigma Audley Harrison is set to grace the dancefloor on BBC’s hit show Strictly Come Dancing, which kicks off this weekend, according to The Sun.

Harrison is set to compete alongside retired footballer Robbie Savage, former politician Edwina Currie, astrologer Russell Grant, former Neighbours stars Jason Donovan and Holly Valance, impressionist Rory Bremner and The One Show host Alex Jones.

Fury to fight North American champion

Tyson Fury says he will battle with North American champion Nicolai Firtha at Belfast's King's Hall on September 17 because he wants to give the Irish fans a night to remember.

The contest pits the British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion against the tough contender who only two fights ago went the distance with the new WBA heavyweight champion Alexander Povetkin.

Vitali: ‘I want to put Haye in the dust’

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has reiterated his desire to face David Haye after his upcoming title clash with Tomasz Adamek in Wroclaw, Poland.

Speaking from his training camp where he was put the finishing touches to preparation for his September 10 title defence against Adamek, Vitali revealed that the Klitschko brothers still had unfinished business to address with the former WBA world champion.

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Ringside Round-Up

The Klitschko brother’s monopoly on the heavyweight titles was ended last night when Alexander Povetkin outpointed Ruslan Chagaev to claim the WBA regular strap.

Sky Sports drops pay-per-view

It is being reported that Britain’s premier boxing broadcaster Sky Sports will drop pay-per-view for the foreseeable future after a troubled spell with the premium presentations over the last year.

A dispute with Amir Khan’s management and two disappointing features starring David Haye have persuaded Sky to pull out of more pay-as-you-watch deals in the upcoming boxing season.

Cleverly: ‘Khan is top Brit but I’m coming’

WBO light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly has acknowledged light-welterweight champion ruler Amir Khan as the top British fighter around, ranking him above the likes of super-middleweight champion Carl Froch and former heavyweight master David Haye.

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Hopkins: ‘David Haye bitched!’

Record-breaking light-heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins has mocked David Haye for his performance against Wladimir Klitschko in their heavily promoted unification showdown earlier this month.

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Vitali: ‘Adamek better than Haye’

WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has dubbed his next opponent Tomasz Adamek a ‘better fighter’ than David Haye ahead of their September 10 title clash in Wroclaw, Poland.

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Little man fights big man

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A good biggun always beats a good littlun - proof. Watching this could have saved David Haye a lot of time.

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Chisora vs Fury pulls in 2.9m viewers

The British and Commonwealth heavyweight title fight between Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury scored well with TV viewers on Saturday night, pulling in a peak audience of 2.9 million for Channel 5.

The fight titled The Big Brawl certainly lived up to it’s billing going the full 12 rounds with Fury running out to a unanimous decision victory after being rocked a couple of times by heavy-hitting Chisora.