Ricky Hatton has revealed the extent of his depression, including just how close he came to committing suicide, during his three-year retirement from boxing.
Ricky Hatton has sold nearly 19,000 tickets for the event that will end his ring exile on 24 November and yesterday he added to their black market value by announcing a difficult fight against former world champion Vyacheslav Senchenko. In many ways the party just turned serious.
Ukrainian faces 10th defence of his heavyweight crown against Britain's Chisora but these days his mind is more on fighting for democracy in his homeland
He was one of the last loyal men in boxing. Steve Bunce recalls the times he shared with the trainer
Joe Frazier, who has died at the age of 67, today received tributes from the two men who helped him define the greatest era of heavyweight boxing.
The Way I See It: Merchant remembers all the promises, all the claims to immortality, all the baloney – and, when required, he throws it back at them, in a blast of reality
Imagine this scenario. It is Rio 2016, and a 29-year-old Amir Khan, the now undisputed welterweight champion of the world, enters the ring in an attempt to win the Olympic gold medal that just eluded him in Athens 2004.
Cook adds new ingredient again
Pity Alastair Cook.
Roman Abramovich wanted prettier football from Jose Mourinho and this might have evolved
Manny Pacquiao retained his WBO welterweight title with a unanimous points victory over a lacklustre Shane Mosley at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas late on Saturday night.
The bell tolled a count of 10 in memory of Sir Henry Cooper before the Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley world-title fight in Las Vegas in the early hours of today.
Seven-weight world champion, politician, philanthropist and, er...pop star. Steve Bunce on the amazing Filipino who fights tonight
Legend can still feel force of punches from an era when fighters were proud
Sheffield showman is set to increase Britain's stable of world champs to five
Our writer reflects on a frequently grim 12 months in sport but takes succour from the likes of Amy Williams' golden moment and Spain's uplifting World Cup triumph
Manny Pacquiao is set to defend his WBO world welterweight title against Shane Mosley on May 7, according to promoter Bob Arum.